On this day, Oct. 22, 1948

By the Tri-City HeraldOctober 22, 2012 

Benton County led the state in new cases of syphilis reported during the week ending Oct. 16 according to the state director of health.

Franklin County was second with nine new cases and King County was third with six cases. King County led the state in new cases of gonorrhea with 33. Benton County was second with 11 and Franklin trailed with two.

Tri-City Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service