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September 14th

Rita Mae Richardson, 85

September 15, 2014

Rita Mae Richardson, 85, of Punxsutawney, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Mrs. Richardson was born April 21, 1929, in DuBois, a daughter of the late Fred and Ida (Johnston) Wells.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John L. Richardson.
Rita was a member of the Canoe Ridge Church of God.

She loved polka, and was a member of the Polka Club. She also loved bowling, sewing, dancing and her beloved dog “Daisy Mae.”

Evelyn K. Haines, 95

September 14, 2014

Evelyn K. Haines, 95, of Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Mrs. Haines was born Dec. 4, 1918, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Jacob and Sadie (Wolfe) Kromer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron B. Haines, on Dec. 23, 1981. They were married Oct. 31, 1941.

September 12th

CHUCKS DOMINANT IN ROUTE 36 RIVALRY

September 12, 2014

The Punxsutawney Chucks re-claimed the Route 36 Rivalry trophy on Friday night with a 47-6 victory over the Brookville Raiders.

Punxsy was dominant on both sides of the ball, making for a long night for the Raiders.

For a full recap, see Saturday's print edition of The Spirit.

September 11th

Busy home night highlighted by volleyball win; Route 36 Rivalry tonight

September 11, 2014

Thursday was a busy day in PAHS sports action, with the volleyball team hosting the Curwensville Lady Tide as the night cap. Punxsy won in straight sets to keep its roll going.

Friday's edition of The Spirit features the recaps from Thursdays games in addition to highlights from AJ Parise game from last weekend. It also has a preview for tonight's Route 36 Rivalry football game between the Chucks and Brookville.

The 7 p.m. contest is the only game on the schedule for the Chucks.

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September 11, 2014

September 10th

Boys' golf falls to Indiana; Girls still undefeated

September 10, 2014

Punxsy's boys' golf squad fell to a tough opponent in Indiana on Wednesday, while the girls took to the road and earned a forfeit win over Ridgway.

For full recaps, check out Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

Today's sports schedule is as follows:

• Girls' tennis vs. DuBois, 3:30 p.m.

• Boys' soccer vs. Brookville, 4 p.m.

• Volleyball vs. Curwensville, 6 p.m.

• Boys' golf at Curwensville, 3:30 p.m.

• 7th/8th-grade girls' basketball at DCC, 4 p.m.

• 7th/8th-grade football at Karns City, 5 p.m.

• 9th-grade football at Karns City, 6:30 p.m.

Check out this CREATE-ive art exhibit

September 10, 2014

Members of the CREATE Brookville Photo Club opened their first group exhibit at the CREATE Cafe last Friday. Pictured are some Photo Club members who contributed to the exhibit, which will be on display through the end of the month: (front, from left) Chris Lasher, Jessica Fleeger, Bill Stein; (middle) Trudy Garvey, Bill Kesterholt; (back) Anthony Thomas, Kyle Yates and Jami Rhoades. The Photo Club meets at 9 a.m. on the last Saturday of the month. Every month, members get a new assignment and use social media to post and critique one another's work.

Mary Catherine Fleming

September 10, 2014

Mary Catherine Fleming, of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Punxsutawney, she was the daughter of the late Joseph U. Rowbottom and E. Bonita (Ackerd) Rowbottom.

On Aug. 27, 1950, she married Robert B. Fleming. He preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1997.

Mary was an excellent cook and baker. Her biggest enjoyment was her family and children.

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September 10, 2014

September 9th

Pack 245 sign-ups today!

September 9, 2014

Would your son like to throw a pie into a Cub Scout leader’s face? It may not sound all that nice, but it’s all in good fun, as any boy in 1st through 5th grades could have that chance. Those interested in scouting can find out how by coming to Grace United Methodist Church, located below the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Punxsy Cub Scout Pack 245 will be having its sign-ups. Those unable to attend can contact Cub Scoutmaster Greg Kunselman at 952-3400. Pack 245 will be accepting sign-ups until Oct. 1.

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