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February 10th, 2011

County raises teen dating violence awareness

February 11, 2011

BROOKVILLE — Tuesday, the Jefferson County Commissioners proclaimed February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in Jefferson County.
The proclamation came at the request of Punxsutawney Area High School senior Lisa Tinker, who, for her senior project, raised funds to increase awareness of teen violence.

Hospital to begin new collections program Monday

February 11, 2011

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Area Hospital (PAH) will begin a point-of-service collections program Monday which will require patients to pay a portion of their bill prior to leaving the hospital.

Punxsy native, police officer sentenced on heroin charges

February 11, 2011

PITTSBURGH — A Punxsy native who had formerly served as a police officer with three different municipalities will see jail time in a state correctional institution after he pleaded guilty to drug charges Monday.

Allegheny County Judge Joseph K. Williams III sentenced Charles "Chuck" Lindy Edwards III, 30, to four to eight years in state prison for a heroin delivery charge after a plea arrangement Monday.

JV Chucks, Lady Chucks keep on winning

February 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — The Punxsy junior-varsity boys' basketball team outscored St. Marys 18-9 during the final period of a 58-54 triumph Tuesday in St. Marys.

Punxsy was behind 31-29 at halftime before the Dutch extended their lead to 45-40 entering the final quarter. That's when the Chucks (9-8) turned it up a notch to down the Dutch.

Tim Pearce finished with a huge game, scoring 15 points behind three three-pointers and three two-pointers.

Chucks use team depth to defeat St. Marys

February 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — The Punxsy junior-high wrestling team lost its first two bouts by decision before winning 11 of the next 13 matches during a 55-15 victory over St. Marys Wednesday night on the road.

The Chucks improved to 13-2 on the season and have won 13 of their last 14 matches. Of Punxsy's six wins on the mat, two were by fall, one was by major decision and three were by decision.

Karen Diane Edwards, 66

February 11, 2011

Karen Diane Edwards, 66, El Monte, Calif., died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Arcadia Methodist Hospital in Arcadia, Calif.

She was born April 24, 1944, in Sarasota, Fla., the daughter of James E. and Faye (Young) Martz, who survive.

Sept. 16, 1967, she married Thomas G. Edwards, El Monte, Calif., who survives.

A member of the St. James Lutheran Church of Ringgold, Mrs. Edwards was retired after 45 years of teaching.

Fred C. Kammerdiener, 74

February 11, 2011

Fred C. Kammerdiener, 74, Northpoint, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Latrobe.

He was born May 1, 1936, in Putneyville, a son of the late Harold L. and Dorothy Marie (Lorigan) Kammerdiener.

June 1, 1963, he married Louise Kunselman, who survives.

Mr. Kammerdiener served his country in the U.S. Navy.

He worked in the mining industry in all aspects for more than 30 years, including several years working with and for his father and his company. He retired in 1994 due to a mining accident.

Theo C. Miller, 75

February 11, 2011

Theo C. Miller, 75, Mahaffey, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

He was born April 20, 1935, in Mahaffey, a son of the late Oran and Della (Stagner) Miller.

Mr. Miller was married to Lornabelle (Hollen) Miller, who preceded him in death Oct. 29, 2006.

He was a journeyman lineman for Penelec and a member of IBEW Local No. 126 and No. 459. He enjoyed working, hunting, feeding his turkeys and was always willing to help his family and friends.

February 9th

Chucks upset St. Marys, 34-30

February 10, 2011

ST. MARYS — Punxsy senior Kody Young knew the Chucks would hold on for a win once six bouts remained during the Punxsy wrestling team's match against St. Marys Wednesday night.

Punxsy was ahead 22-12 after 189-pounder Tige Woodson, Young's senior teammate, suffered a loss by decision, but Young was still certain his squad would come out on top.

Punxsy lost the next two bouts by fall and fell behind 24-22, but clutch decision victories by two freshmen, and Young's pin during the final match of the night propelled the Chucks to a 34-30 upset of the Dutch on their Senior Night.

Ferraro's return fuels win over Elk County

February 10, 2011

BROOKVILLE — The last time the Brookville girls' basketball team played Elk County Catholic, nothing went right for the Lady Raiders.

Starting forward Emily Ferraro was out with an injury, the Lady Raiders had to travel to play the Lady Crusaders on a Saturday night after playing a tough game against St. Marys the night before, and the Lady Raiders were in the middle of a four-game losing streak.

But when the two teams met Wednesday night at Brookville, the Lady Raiders' luck changed.

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