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Archive - Oct 2012

October 24th

9th-grade Chucks put icing atop perfect football season

October 24, 2012

Punxsy ninth-grade defensive end Brandon Douthit and company take down a Curwensville runner on Wednesday night. The Chucks wrapped up an undefeated 8-0 season with a 33-14 win over the Golden Tide in Punxsutawney.

For the complete story on the ninth-grade game, see today's print edition of The Spirit.

County Commissioners welcome new Children and Youth Services director

October 24, 2012

The commissioners welcomed Cindy Cornwell, Jefferson County’s new director of Children and Youth Services at their latest meeting Tuesday in Brookville. Pictured (from left) are: Commissioner Jeff Pisarcik, Cornwell, Commission Chairman Paul Corbin and Commissioner Jim McIntyre.

For a full story, see today's print edition of The Spirit.

Ready or not, Old Man Winter is on His way: PennDOT is prepared

October 24, 2012

FAIRVIEW — Are you ready for some winter? Not really? As always, PennDOT District 10.0 Maintenance Department has your back, as it held its annual inspection Wednesday morning.

All of the snow plows, salt and anti-skid are ready to go in case Old Man Winter returns with a vengeance following last season's balmy winter conditions, said Josh Clinger, the new Jefferson County maintenance manager, during PennDOT's annual inspection of the winter snow removal equipment that was held Wednesday at the Jefferson County Maintenance Garage in Fairview.

October 23rd

UPDATE: Plyler's At Your Service Garage a total loss after Tuesday morning fire

October 23, 2012

BROOKVILLE — Local firefighters responded to a blaze that broke out at about 10 a.m. Tuesday at Plyler's At Your Service Garage in Brookville.

Located at 9 Race St., the garage was a total loss by the time the flames subsided.

No injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire had yet to be determined at Spirit press time, but Fire Chief Jim Lipuma indicated that it was currently believed to have been accidental.

Breaking News: 1 injured in wreck near sheetz

October 23, 2012

There was one injury reported in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Route 119 and Route 310 in Punxsutawney.

According to Punxsutawney Borough Police, a 1988 Plymouth driven by Brandi Brady, 31, Punxsutawney, was traveling north on Route 119 and turned into the path of a 2002 Ford pickup truck driven by Crist Troyer Jr., 57, Marion Center, who was traveling south.

Troyer struck Brady's vehicle, spinning it completely around. Brady was taken by Jefferson County EMS to Punxsutawney Area Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Harold Randall "Randy" Vaughn, 54

October 23, 2012

Harold Randall "Randy" Vaughn, 54, Punxsutawney, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 31, 1957, in Phillipsburg, a son of Harold E. Vaughn, who survives, and the late Jennie Mae (Goss) Vaughn.

Harold was last employed as a diesel mechanic at Krise Bus Co. and was previously employed by Laidlaw Bus Co.

Harold, or Randy, as many have known him, touched many lives, including those of his family, co-workers and students on the buses he used to drive.

His life's journey led him to helping all people as much as he could; wherever he could.

AFTERMATH: Brookville Structure Fire

October 23, 2012

DEVELOPING STORY IN INDIANA: Structure Fire at Creps United Publications

October 23, 2012

DEVELOPING STORY IN BROOKVILLE: Structure Fire at Plyler's At Your Service

October 23, 2012

October 22nd

Redbank Valley outlasts Punxsy VB in marathon match

October 22, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — In one of the most intense regular season volleyball matches of the season, Redbank Valley outlasted Punxsy, 18-16 in the fifth and deciding match. The Lady Chucks held a 2-1 game lead only to see the Lady Bulldogs take the next two for the victory Monday night in Punxsutawney.

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