Archive - Mar 30, 2012 - News Article
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Just as the seasons are changing, and the landscape of Punxsutawney continues to undergo significant transformations with the construction of several new large buildings, The Punxsutawney Spirit and Jefferson County Neighbors are also undergoing major changes with the departure of publisher Mary Jude Troupe, who is retiring from the newspaper business to pursue other career opportunities.
Tracy L. Smith, a Spirit advertising representative for the past eight years, will take on the role of publisher.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The process of recording music can, at times, become tedious, especially when the producer wants a performer to sing or play a certain part â a vocal or a drum part, for example â over and over again in order to catch the right take.
That wasn't the case for the duo known as Randy Paul â Randy Thompson and his father, Paul Thompson, a popular vocalist in this area who is also the pastor of the Cloe, Covode and Steffy United Methodist Churches.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â The Punxsutawney Christian and Missionary Alliance Church is offering a free showing of the movie âCourageousâ at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the church's Family Life Center.
"Our purpose for showing the âCourageousâ movie started out as an in-church fund-raiser for our youth group and its trip to LIFE 2013 in St. Louis, Mo.," said Melanie McBee, one of the event organizers, along with Mary Hoover and Connie Neal.