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Rockin’ and rollin’: Roller derby isn’t just for television anymore

September 14, 2012

REYNOLDSVILLE — Growing up, you may have seen roller derby on the television, but most probably think of it as a professional-wrestling-like act, set mostly for entertainment.

But a group of women from across the county have started gathering at the Reynoldsville Rollerdrome for a very different style than has become television folklore.

Chucks fans in full force

September 14, 2012

Chucks fans flocked to the student section of the stands Friday night at Jack F. LaMarca Stadium in Punxsutawney to cheer on their squad as it faced a rival in the DuBois Beavers.

Unfortunately for Punxsy and its fans, the Beavers overpowered Punxsy en route to a 50-6 victory.

Despite rain, 50K has another successful year

September 14, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Last Saturday, the Big Run VFW Post 9044 hosted 85 runners from nine different states for the 14th-annual Groundhog Fall 50K Trail Race, held throughout the Punxsutawney area.

50 kilometers, which is equivalent to 31 miles, is a long haul, but race organizer Bob Lott said that "Saturday's race went well, even with the rain we had for a large portion of the day. Runners seemed to like the rain. It was the aid station and finish-line workers that suffered through it."

Big-play Brown runs DuBois past Punxsy

September 14, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY – Speed kills, and never was it more evident than when DuBois’ Garrett Brown held the ball Friday night. Brown raced past Punxsy defenders for four long touchdown runs, a 99-yard kick return for another score and 403 all-purpose yards to lead the Beavers to a 50-6 rain-soaked thrashing of the Chucks on Friday night in Punxsutawney.

Martha F. (Davidson) Lovelace, 96

September 14, 2012

Martha F. Lovelace, 96, Punxsutawney, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at her home.

She was born on May 8, 1916, in Mahaffey, a daughter of the late George F. and Martha Ann Davidson.

On Dec. 30, 1941, she married Thomas L. Lovelace, who preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 1986.

She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, church, being with her family, cooking, reading her Bible, and word puzzles.

James L. "Larry" Wright, 72

September 14, 2012

James L. "Larry" Wright, 72, of Mahaffey, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Wright was born July 1, 1940, in Clearfield, a son of the late Ross J. Wright and Mae F. (Bouch) Wright.

He married Edna C.(Hollen) Wright, who survives, of Mahaffey.

Larry was a member of Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church in Punxsutawney.

Before retirement, he was the owner and operator of J. L. Wright Backhoe Rentals in Virginia. He also worked for Washington Gas & Light Co. in Washington, D.C.

A two-vehicle accident was reported at 8:01 p.m. on Wednesday on Route 36 and Elderberry Hill Road, Fairview, Bell...
BROCKWAY — Jefferson County President Judge John Foradora officially announced his candidacy for Justice of the...
Due to weather conditions school has been cancelled for the Punxsutawney Area School District and SS.C.D.
Two members of the Chucks wrestling team made the trip to Hershey’s Giant Center to kick off the...
Punxsy's Kaleb Young (pictured here) and Perry Arrington traveled Wednesday to the PIAA State...
The Punxsy girls' basketball team will play its first-round state playoff game this Saturday, March...

 

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