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Rhea to bring hope, humor to fourth installment of Punxsy Christian Women’s Conference

September 17, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — You've heard of doing something on a wing and a prayer — as in doing something when you're not prepared. But have you heard of doing something on a whim and a prayer? While some would use the two expressions interchangeably, they have very different meanings.

The Punxsutawney Christian Women's Conference started back in 2010 on what one might call the latter — a whim, or arbitrary impulse, and a prayer, or a few of them.

William Michael Roberts Sr., 88

September 17, 2013

William Michael Roberts Sr., 88, Punxsutawney, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born Dec. 4, 1924, in Robertsville, a son of the late Frank Roberts and Jennie (Barletta) Roberts.

On Jan. 9, 1954, he married Jean (Pride) Roberts, who survives.

Bill was a member of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church of Punxsutawney.

In 2011, he was honored with the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, known as the “Cross of Honour.”

This is the highest award given by the papacy to honor service.

Raymond C. Bachelier, 88

September 17, 2013

Raymond C. Bachelier, 88, of Brookville, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

Raymond was born June 16, 1925, in Grampian, Pa., the son of Harry P. Bachelier and Marion Kendall Bachelier.

Robert Wayne Dinger, 68

September 17, 2013

Robert Wayne Dinger, 68, died Aug. 31, 2013, in Sarasota, Fla.

He was born March 28, 1945.

His memorial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at The First Assembly of God Church, Walston Road, Punxsutawney.

Family and friends are welcome to come share in celebrating Wayne's life.

Punxsutawney man arrested, charged with homicide, other counts

September 17, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — At a press conference held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police announced that Michael Christopher Shugars, 32, of Punxsutawney, has been charged in relation to a homicide investigation that started Sunday night in Hamilton, Perry Township, just outside of Punxsutawney.

Police had reported to a bridge over Mahoning Creek just off of Miller Road after receiving a report from an area resident that human remains had been located below the bridge.

The Punxsutawney Area School District will be dismissing children two hours early today due to inclement weather.
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