Archive - Aug 4, 2013
The final night of the SS.C.D. Lawn Festival brought out a massive crowd Sunday, as many enjoyed food, games and entertainment.
Frank Hetrick (with microphone) announces the winner â€” Dorothy Hunt of DuBois â€” of a 2013 Chevy Cruze LTZ RS or $18,000 cash.
Hunt wasnâ€™t present Sunday night.
Terra Parise-Frye (right) picked the winning ticket.
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
August 4, 1897
July 28, 1897
The Oldest Knight Dead
Thomas W. "Bill" McCune, 79, of Punxsutawney, passed away on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at his home.
Mr. McCune was born Aug. 9, 1933, in Rural Valley, a son of the late Lawrence H. McCune, Sr. and Edna (Meyer) McCune.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife and soul mate, Helen I. (Meckley) McCune, on Feb. 15, 2010.
Bill was a veteran of the US Air Force and was retired as an Air Traffic Controller for the US Government.
He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church.
Arnold Rudolph Hetrick, 87, of Coolspring, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at the McKinley Health Care Center in Brookville.
He was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Coolspring, a son of the late David R. and Florence (Lingenfelter) Hetrick.
He was married to Viola (Johnson) Hetrick, who survives.
He was a well tender for many years for Hanley & Bird of Brookville.
Arnold was a member of the Coolspring United Methodist Church.