PUNXSUTAWNEY â Just as western Pennsylvania has been inundated with deer hunters this week, itâs the job of Jefferson Countyâs new Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) to protect the lives of deer hunters and make sure they follow rules when it comes to the two-week rifle season.
âThis is my dream job, the best job in the world,â said Andy Troutman, of Summerville, the new WCO for the southern portion of Jefferson County.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Taegan Ludwig had all the traditional birthday party favors: Cake, multiple guests, a DJ and gifts.
There was one big difference though: The gifts werenât for Taegan.
For Taeganâs 10th birthday party, held Nov. 19, she asked her 40-some guests that instead of giving her gifts, they donate the gifts they had brought to Toys for Tots.
She said she felt âgreedyâ receiving all the gifts from the people who were invited.
âInstead of receiving gifts for myself, I decided to give gifts to others,â she said.