Famed pickup stolen, recovered


Local News

June 24, 2019 - 10:23 AM

In this 2014 photo, Marv Smith stands next to his 1971 Chevy pickup. The truck was stolen, and later recovered, over the weekend. REGISTER FILE PHOTO

A pair of thieves might want to think again before stealing what may be the most iconic vehicle in Iola history.

Marv Smith, Iola?s long-time cross country coach, reported the theft of his 1971 Chevrolet pickup from his garage Sunday morning.

By Sunday afternoon ? aided by hundreds of shares on Facebook, and scattered eye-witness accounts of seeing the young suspects in the missing vehicle ? Smith?s pickup was spotted parked in front of a house in Prescott.

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