Forty-three years ago this week the top news stories for the April 6, 1972. Apache Sentinel, the precursor to the Mesa Independent newspaper, included: The Navy’s famous “Blue Angels” precision aerobatics team will perform at the Desert Sportsman Pilots Association benefit air show April 9 at Falcon Field Airport; ground has been broken along the No. 1 fairway at Fountain of the Sun, 8001 E. Broadway, for the first 11 units of a townhouse development; and the A.J. Bayless Markets Inc. annual 1971 report features on its cover a picture of the new Apache Plaza shopping center at Power Road and Apache Trail.
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