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April 4th, 2014

Curtain closes on 2014 edition of Variety Show tonight

April 4, 2014

The 2014 edition of the PAHS Variety Show will come to a close tonight with one final performance at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at the high school.

The members of the Class of 2014 are pictured here rehearsing earlier this week for the final number, “Here’s To Us,” which is also the theme of the show.

April 3rd

Familiar Faces Friday!

April 3, 2014

(Editor’s note: This piece is one in a series of “Familiar Faces Friday” features to be written by Spirit reporter Destiny Pifer. The point of the project will be to highlight a member of the community who may be recognizable to many and tell his or her story. Today’s familiar face is Bobbie States.)

By Destiny Pifer
Of The Spirit

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Bobbie States is a familiar face. You may recognize her as the youth pastor at the First Assembly of God. Or perhaps, you have seen her helping and volunteering in the community.

American Legion recognizes essay winners

April 3, 2014

Pictured are John Jacob Fisher Unit No. 62 American Legion Auxiliary essay winners (front, from left) Faith Himes, Nina Test, Ivy Phillips, Andrew Wehrle, Ryley Casaday (back); Maggie Prutznal, Blake Bizousky, Luke Fugate, Emily Griebel, Ala Small and Jacob Howard, along with Pat Rougeux.

Missing from the photo is Kaitlyn Lowmaster.

Former tennis player Billie Jean King presents at IUP

April 3, 2014

INDIANA — The Lively Arts of Indiana University of Pennsylvania's College of Fine Arts continued its annual lecture series Ideas and Issues with an appearance from former professional tennis player Billie Jean King, who has been credited with helping to tear down gender barriers in professional sports and elsewhere.

As a tennis player, King won a record 20 Wimbledon titles and took 39 Grand Slam singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles across the course of her career.

PAHS Variety Show: Scene 2 tonight

April 3, 2014

If you're searching for a variety of entertainment tonight, then you may want to check out the Punxsutawney Area High School (PAHS) Variety Show beginning at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday in the PAHS auditorium.

The Senior Class of 2014 will cause you to laugh and cry with an entertainment extravaganza.

Pictured are seniors performing in the skit entitled, "The Overly Aggressive Fundraiser."

Tickets are available at the door, along with some of the Variety Show's famous fudge.

April 2nd

Good news for those hoping for spring: The Peepers have peeped!

April 2, 2014

BIG RUN — The Big Run Peepers made their presence known on Wednesday, as they began to peep — signaling the beginning of spring.

Jeff London, the Big Run Peeper watcher, announced that at 2:50 p.m., he was out trimming a tree by the swamp located in back of his store — Big Run Carpet — when the tiny frogs the size of a fingernail began to peep.

For more details, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

Reynoldsville man suffers major injuries in motorcycle accident

April 2, 2014

HENDERSON TOWNSHIP — A 47-year-old Reynoldsville man was transported to UPMC-Altoona via STAT MedEvac after sustaining what police called “major injury” in a motorcycle accident on Desire Road, near its intersection with Oak Drive, on Tuesday night.

Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police said the accident occurred as Arthur L. Hicks was traveling north on Desire Road and, for an unknown reason, applied a hard brake and lost control of his motorcycle — a 1975 Harley Davidson model.

April 1st

Lights, camera, action! PAHS Class of 2014 ready to take center stage

April 1, 2014

Variety Show running Thursday, Friday & Saturday; proceeds to benefit the Boles Foundation & Senior Party

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Even if the Big Run Peepers haven't peeped up to this point, there's still a sign that spring has arrived in Punxsutawney — it's time for the annual PAHS Variety Show, which makes its debut at 7 p.m. Thursday in the PAHS auditorium.

The Variety Show runs Thursday through Saturday and begins at 7 p.m. each
night at the PAHS auditorium.

Tickets are available at the door — along with the ever-famous Variety Show fudge.

March 31st

35th Annual Run or Walk For Someone Special to be held in Sykesville this weekend

March 31, 2014

It's once again time for the Run or Walk for Someone Special event. The event — which will be the 35th annual installment — will be held on Sunday at the town hall in Sykesville. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m., with the race starting at 3 p.m. A Zumbathon charity event will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. this Saturday at the Sykesville town hall. This year's co-chairs are Erin Cameron and Bill Cuba. Proceeds from both events will benefit The Arc of Jefferson and Clearfield counties.

PSP investigating cause of Indiana Co. fire

March 31, 2014

BANKS TOWNSHIP, INDIANA COUNTY — Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported on Monday that the station is investigating a fire that occurred over the weekend on Spotts Road in Banks Township, Indiana County.

Police said Fred T. Williams’ residence caught fire near the front of the residence at approximately 3:15 a.m. on Sunday.

The structure was totally destroyed, and the cause of the fire had not yet been determined.

Damage is estimated at approximately $150,000.

The investigation is ongoing.

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