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In a pickle: Miners too slow cracking Hibell's riddle

June 14, 2012

BROOKVILLE — When the Rossiter Miners and the Brookville Grays met in Federation League action May 31, Brookville starter Craig Hibell allowed four runs and was charged with a loss in Rossiter's 4-1 victory. Thurs- day evening in Brookville, Hibell earned his revenge, holding the Miners scoreless through five and earning the win with help from closer Ryan Barrett, as the Grays eked out a 3-2 victory over Rossiter.

After the game, Rossiter head coach Jim Dunlap said he knew from the beginning what the team's problem was: They came out flat.

Board shoots down proposal to hike costs for athletic events

June 14, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Despite looking for ways to chip away at expenses in its budget, Monday, the Punxsutawney Area School Board defeated a motion on a recommendation from its Athletic Committee to raise admission fees for sporting events.

The board approved Penny Pifer’s recommendation to award bids for fall/winter sports, but defeated a motion to increase ticket prices for admission to athletic events with a 5-4 vote.

FLAG DAY MUSIC

June 14, 2012

VFW Post 9044 changed up its annual Flag Day observance in a number of ways Thursday evening at the War Memorial. First of all, the American Legion Montgomery Post 17 Band, under the direction of Captain Jack Averill, performed a number of patriotic and concert band standards, such as pieces by Irving Berlin, Robert Smith and George Cannon, as well as two pieces, “God of Our Fathers” and “Battle Hymn of the Republic” in tribute to Post 9044’s late past commander, James Soliday.

Ruth E. Hogan, 90

June 14, 2012

Ruth E. Hogan, 90, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Moorehead House, Indiana, where she was a resident for the past two years. She previously resided in her home on Rustic Lodge Road, Indiana, after living in Regent Square in the Pittsburgh area for nearly 25 years.

She was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Wallace C. and Jean (Brown) Wolfe.

For 58 years, she was married to Donald G. Hogan, who preceded her in death Dec. 3, 2003.

They were married June 17, 1945, at the Oakland Avenue United Methodist Church in Punxsutawney.

Shawna M. Marshall, 52

June 14, 2012

Shawna M. Marshall, 52, Mahaffey, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at her home.

Miss Marshall was born Sept. 4, 1959, in Dodge City, Kansas, a daughter of the late Harold Marshall and Betty Clover and step-father Phil Clover, who survive.

She was a graduate of Calvary Christian Bible School.

David Howard Potts, 87

June 14, 2012

David Howard Potts, 87, Marion Center, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at his residence.

He was born May 12, 1925, in Home, a son of the late Arthur R. and Esther E. (Northine) Potts.

He was married to Marybelle Geesey Potts, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Potts proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he helped in the engineering and building of the Panama Canal.

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