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GUILD LAUNCHES PATRONS' DRIVE FOR A YEAR OF LAUGHTER

January 25, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The theme is laughter…and plenty of it as the members of the Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild (PTAG) announce the line-up of the three plays selected for the Guild’s 39th anniversary season.

Since 1975, PTAG has been spotlighting local talent in live stage productions.

The tradition continues in 2014 with the launch of the annual patrons’ drive to encourage area residents to become part of the activities.

SPIRIT'S HOG HISTORY’ TRIBUTE TO PHIL’S PROGNOSTICATIONS AVAILABLE BEGINNING MONDAY

January 25, 2014

PUNXSUTAWNEY — We tend to be a reflective, nostalgic bunch — a group that enjoys looking back on the “good ol’ days.”

With that in mind, those of us here at The Spirit thought it might be fun to look back on both our history and the history of our town’s most famous event by printing a book that looked back on the front pages that fell on the next printing day after Groundhog Day.

That’s how “Hog History: A Collection of Phil’s Prognostications as documented in The Punxsutawney Spirit” came about.

States crowned Winter Sports Queen; Boddorf named princess

January 25, 2014

Friday night, the Punxsutawney Area High School Winter Sports Queen was crowned at halftime of the boys’ basketball game against DuBois.

Emilee States (second from right) was crowned queen. She was escorted by Matthew Burkett (far right).

Juliann Boddorf (second from left) earned the honor of princess, and she was escorted by Matthew Burke (far left).

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