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Eagles Riders give a special gift after Burrow Thunder

July 16, 2013

Friday evening was a momentous occasion, as the Punxsutawney Eagle Riders No. 1231 presented a $15,000 check to the DuBois/Jefferson Special Olympics.

The Eagle Riders held their annual Burrow Thunder event on July 6.

The goal was to raise at least $10,000, and the Riders surpassed that goal by $5,000.

Two sustain injuries in Perry Twp. rollover

July 16, 2013

The Lindsey Fire Company assisted the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Company at a one-vehicle rollover into a stream at the intersection of Harper Road and Bell Road in Perry Township at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The passengers from the vehicle were able to escape and were transported by Jefferson County EMS and a private vehicle to Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police were also assisted at the scene by South Side Service.

No further details were available at Spirit press time.

PSP-Punxsy: Missing persons located

July 16, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — In a report released at 11:08 a.m. on Tuesday, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police said that four individuals who had been missing since Sunday were located.

Police said that Lisa Braughler, 41, her two children, Mariah Martin, 5, and Lucas Martin, 1, and her mother, Carolyn McQuown, 69, were located after police asked for assistance with an investigation into the family being missing since 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Police said that the family has requested that no further details be released regarding this incident.

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