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Former Spirit publisher Bill Anderson remembered by those who knew him on different fronts

October 16, 2013

PITTSBURGH — On Tuesday, former Spirit Publisher William C. "Bill" Anderson died at the age of 62.

For a full story with reactions from community members who worked with and knew Anderson, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

For Anderson's full obituary, see Page 2 of Thursday's edition of The Spirit.

One girl killed, three others injured in one-car accident

October 16, 2013

CHEST TOWNSHIP, CLEARFIELD COUNTY — One juvenile female was killed and three others were injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred on State Route 3006 (Westover Road) in Chest Township, Clearfield County at 3:41 p.m. on Tuesday, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported.

The crash took place when a 2003 Ford F-250 was traveling south on Westover Road at a high rate of speed, the report said. The truck crossed over into the northbound lane of travel and proceeded to leave the roadway.

William Carl “Bill” Anderson Jr., 62

October 16, 2013

William Carl “Bill” Anderson Jr., 62, of Pittsburgh, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at his home with family.

Bill was born Dec. 6, 1950, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late William Carl Anderson Sr. and the late Lenna “Marlys” Hubbard.

Bill is survived by his three children, William Carl Anderson III of Denver, Colo., and Corrie Ann Anderson and Amy Marie Anderson of Pittsburgh; his ex-wife Jessie Ann Anderson of Punxsutawney; as well as his beloved dog, Ruby.

Jane Olga Milliron Baun, 82

October 16, 2013

Jane O. Baun, 82, Punxsutawney, went to be with her Lord, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.

She was born Oct. 2, 1931, a daughter of the late Alexander and Olga (Anderson) Campbell.

She was first married to John Milliron, Jr., who preceded her in death on July 15, 1976. She then married Elmer Baun, who survives, on Oct. 1, 1981.

Jane was a kind and gentle spirit, a true lady, as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside, who loved her family above all else. She will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity to everyone.

Junior High football sweeps Keystone at home

October 16, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The seventh and eighth-grade, as well as the ninth-grade Chucks took on Keystone at Jack LaMarca Stadium on Wednesday night.

As their last home game of the season, the boys knew the importance of walking away with a win.

The seventh-and eighth-grade team kicked off the action with a 36-26 victory, which was followed by a 30-0 win by the ninth-grade squad.

"It's a nice way to send the boys off," ninth-grade head coach Todd Heigley said. "A win was nice, but a shutout is icing on the cake."

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