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Art Boone marks 50 years jumping from airplanes [West Friendship]

A favorite local bluegrass musician , history buff and long time supporter of the Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club has another honor to add to his roster. Art Boone recently was awarded a certificate from the U.S. Parachute Association in recognition of 50 years of skydiving. Boone began his "sky adventures" at Fort Bragg, N.C., back in 1963 as a paratrooper. Many locals may recall the days when Art and his brother Harold Boone made many exhibition jumps in western Howard County, sites including the Howard County Fairgrounds, Nixon's Farm and West Friendship Elementary. In recent years Boone has enjoyed skydiving in Chambersburg, Pa. Congratulations, Art, on this...

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