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PA Guard 176th armd

Submitted by Bill Mellott, of McClure, who said it was written by Capt. M. W. Goss, of Lewistown.By Capt. M. W. Goss, S-3, 176th Armd FA BNOn the morning of 19 August 1950, the Lewistown, Danville, Sunbury and Waynesboro National Guardsmen were once more being mustered into federal service. For ...

Build healthy salads together

Salads are becoming more popular as the go-to side dish for dinner and the healthy lunch option. Even with the popularity of salads, most Americans do not eat the recommended servings of vegetables each day. A visit to the salad bar will increase consumption of fruits and vegetables and ...

More salad recipes

Editor's note: The Salad Cookbook, published in The Sentinel last week was a big hit, so here are a few extra recipes. Two recipes from Theresa Dybach were submitted for the cookbook but got lost in cyberspace on the way, so here they are. The recipe from Joyce Bossinger for Macaroni Salad was ...

Students build device to help save lives

UNIVERSITY PARK - Senior biological engineering students at Penn State University have created a device designed to help save farmers' lives, according to a news release from the College of Ag Sciences.The Penn State Grain Entrapment Simulator, which was demonstrated on campus, is a section of ...

Lost Creek Swine Club holds April meeting

MIFFLINTOWN - The Lost Creek Swine Club met April 21at Hoober Inc., in Mifflintown.Anna Hershey led the club in the 4-H Pledge.Teresa Ellinger from the 4-H extension office gave us our annual Quality Assurance Training. We took a test before the training to test our knowledge, then took it ...

From the sale barn

Market report from May 18 Belleville saleBELLEVILLE - Here is the break down from the Belleville sale: Dairy cows good - $1,250 to $1,500 per head Dairy cows #2 - $1,000 to $1,200 per head Bred heifers #1 - $1,250 to $1,600 Bred heifers #2 - $850 to $1,150 per head Open heifers #1 - $900 to ...

Looking back – Rodney Farrell finds patriots among his ancestors

REEDSVILLE - Tracing family roots has long been a pastime for many, and retired teacher Rodney Farrell, of Reedsville, has taken it to a whole other level."Currently I have 2,150 ancestors identified in my tree," he said.Farrell said genealogy research was something he always wanted to do, and ...

Keeping your stomach healthy and happy with probiotics

While we may think of our digestive system as simply breaking down the foods we eat and then getting rid of the waste, it is more. It is truly a complicated system that plays an important role in our overall health.The gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) is home to a wide array of bacteria. ...

Dairy Princess says goodbye

May is a bittersweet month for me as it will be my last month as the Juniata County Dairy Princess.I have been honored to be the face and voice of this amazing industry representing farmers and the dairy industry as a whole.I met some wonderful people throughout my reign as I attended various ...

School days

McALISTERVILLE - A rotting tree in a field owned and farmed by Tim Varner inspired him to tell the story of the building that once sat in that tree's shade.Varner farms the fields in Dunn Valley, Fayette Township, Juniata County. He knew when he purchased the property many years ago that an old ...