September 14th, 2014
Evelyn K. Haines, 95, of Punxsutawney, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at Punxsutawney Area Hospital.
Mrs. Haines was born Dec. 4, 1918, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Jacob and Sadie (Wolfe) Kromer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron B. Haines, on Dec. 23, 1981. They were married Oct. 31, 1941.
The Punxsutawney Chucks re-claimed the Route 36 Rivalry trophy on Friday night with a 47-6 victory over the Brookville Raiders.
Punxsy was dominant on both sides of the ball, making for a long night for the Raiders.
For a full recap, see Saturday's print edition of The Spirit.
Thursday was a busy day in PAHS sports action, with the volleyball team hosting the Curwensville Lady Tide as the night cap. Punxsy won in straight sets to keep its roll going.
Friday's edition of The Spirit features the recaps from Thursdays games in addition to highlights from AJ Parise game from last weekend. It also has a preview for tonight's Route 36 Rivalry football game between the Chucks and Brookville.
The 7 p.m. contest is the only game on the schedule for the Chucks.
Punxsy's boys' golf squad fell to a tough opponent in Indiana on Wednesday, while the girls took to the road and earned a forfeit win over Ridgway.
For full recaps, check out Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.
Today's sports schedule is as follows:
â€¢ Girls' tennis vs. DuBois, 3:30 p.m.
â€¢ Boys' soccer vs. Brookville, 4 p.m.
â€¢ Volleyball vs. Curwensville, 6 p.m.
â€¢ Boys' golf at Curwensville, 3:30 p.m.
â€¢ 7th/8th-grade girls' basketball at DCC, 4 p.m.
â€¢ 7th/8th-grade football at Karns City, 5 p.m.
â€¢ 9th-grade football at Karns City, 6:30 p.m.
Members of the CREATE Brookville Photo Club opened their first group exhibit at the CREATE Cafe last Friday. Pictured are some Photo Club members who contributed to the exhibit, which will be on display through the end of the month: (front, from left) Chris Lasher, Jessica Fleeger, Bill Stein; (middle) Trudy Garvey, Bill Kesterholt; (back) Anthony Thomas, Kyle Yates and Jami Rhoades. The Photo Club meets at 9 a.m. on the last Saturday of the month. Every month, members get a new assignment and use social media to post and critique one another's work.
Mary Catherine Fleming, of Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Punxsutawney, she was the daughter of the late Joseph U. Rowbottom and E. Bonita (Ackerd) Rowbottom.
On Aug. 27, 1950, she married Robert B. Fleming. He preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1997.
Mary was an excellent cook and baker. Her biggest enjoyment was her family and children.
Would your son like to throw a pie into a Cub Scout leaderâ€™s face? It may not sound all that nice, but itâ€™s all in good fun, as any boy in 1st through 5th grades could have that chance. Those interested in scouting can find out how by coming to Grace United Methodist Church, located below the Punxsutawney Area Hospital, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Punxsy Cub Scout Pack 245 will be having its sign-ups. Those unable to attend can contact Cub Scoutmaster Greg Kunselman at 952-3400. Pack 245 will be accepting sign-ups until Oct. 1.
Punxsy's volleyball squad was one of seven sports in action on Tuesday for PAHS.
The Lady Chucks won a thriller over the Lady Beavers of DuBois.
For the full recap, plus more from sports action, check out Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.
The Wednesday schedule includes:
â€¢ Boys' Golf vs. Indiana, 3 p.m.
â€¢ Girls' Golf at Ridgway, 3 p.m.
â€¢ JH Soccer at Karns City, 4 p.m.