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August 13th, 2014

Local church upgrading to new facility

August 13, 2014

One local church is upgrading its facility and has come to the end of Phase I in its construction process.

The Roseville Independent Chapel has completed the first phase in the construction of its new building.

Pictured with the church are Pastor Jim Fillhart and wife Sue.

For more information on the project, check out Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

2014 MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCLUDES TONIGHT!

August 13, 2014

The 2014 Music in the Park campaign concludes tonight with a concert by The Sharp Tones, a band that plays a musical mix from the 1960s & 1970s. The show runs from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Barclay square.

Dorothy Joan Fike, 73

August 13, 2014

Dorothy Joan Fike, 73, of Fike Lane in Brookville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.

The daughter of Walter Powell and Dorothy Orr Powell, she was born on Feb. 7, 1941, in Punxsutawney.

On Nov. 27, 1957, Dorothy married Irvin Richard Fike, who survives, in Winchester, Virginia.

She worked as a seamstress for more than 35 years at the Brookville Glove Factory.

She previously attended the Coolspring United Methodist Church.

August 12th

Dorothy Perry, 99

August 12, 2014

Dorothy Perry, 99, of Reynoldsville, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Penn Highlands DuBois, with her family by her side.

She was the beloved wife of 53 years to Santo J. “Sundo” Perry, who preceded her in death in 1991, and loving mother of John D. Perry and wife Maxine of Herndon, Virginia, Darla A. Dickey and husband Doug of Reynoldsville, Janice M. Reasinger and husband Dave of Port Matilda.

Kathy Jane Burkett, 53

August 12, 2014

Kathy Jane Burkett, “Kate,” formerly Kathy Kunselman, passed away peacefully in San Antonio, Texas, following a long illness on Sunday morning, Aug. 10, 2014, at the age of 53.

At the time of her death, Kathy resided in New Braunfels, Texas, where she and her husband, Kenneth Burkett, established their home upon his retirement from the United States Air Force in June 2014.

Additional charges filed in Pine Creek Twp. assault

August 12, 2014

PINE CREEK TOWNSHIP — Last Friday, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police reported that Donald Guy Shaffer, 64, Brookville, had been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly assaulting a female with a baseball bat at 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 7 in Pine Creek Township.

On Tuesday, police issued a report that, based upon a continuing investigation by police and consultation with the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office, an additional charge of criminal attempt/homicide was filed on Monday.

August 11th

Bucktail Council’s Camp Mountain Run Accredited

August 11, 2014

Camp Mountain Run recently earned a 100-percent rating for its Cub Scout and Boy Scout program from a nationally accredited team that visited the Scouting facility located on Mountain Run Road in Penfield. The five members of the team evaluated Camp Mountain Run’s campsite, facility, program areas and opportunities for Scouts to have fun, according to Robert Powell, camp director. Camp officials received pennants and an accreditation certificate.

VIDEO: Robin Williams Dies at 63 of Apparent Suicide

August 11, 2014

Oscar-winning actor and comic Robin Williams died Monday at 63 of an apparent suicide, the Marin County Sheriff's Office confirmed. This special report aired on KTLA 5 News on Aug. 11, 2014.

Robert Williams Rowland, 87

August 11, 2014

Robert Williams Rowland, 87, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on Aug. 2, 2014.

Robert was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who served in the South Pacific.

He was a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (associate’s degree) and earned a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Science in Distributive Education from Richmond Professional Institute.

Bob spent a career in education and retired as the executive director of the Huntingdon County Area Vocational Technical School.

He was an active member of the American Legion.

Dorothy T. Perry, 99

August 11, 2014

Dorothy T. Perry, 99, of Reynoldsville, died on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home in Reynoldsville.

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