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Sawmill Run Bridge closure stalled for now, Work on Elk Run Bridge resumes

July 8, 2013

Work resumed on the Elk Run Route 119 Bridge project Monday, the first day that contractor Francis Palo Construction has been able to get into the stream and resume working on the bridge following the high water that occurred Thursday, June 27.

For more information, including details on the Sawmill Run Bridge project, pick up Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.

Director of Emergency Services: Recovery from recent flood could take a year or longer in cases

July 8, 2013

BROOKVILLE — Representatives of the Jefferson County Emergency Management Office and the 9-1-1 center delivered an update at a meeting of the Jefferson County commissioners on the recent flooding that swept through the area nearly two weeks ago.

"Recovery from this flood alone could take a year or longer in some cases," said Tracy Zents, director of Emergency Services.

Read the full story in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.

Burrow Thunder a ‘roaring’ success

July 8, 2013

Saturday, the Punxsy Eagle Riders’ Burrow Thunder event roared through town as a way to bring bikes to the forefront and, most importantly, to raise money for the DuBois-Jefferson County Special Olympics.

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