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MC Library set to host adult book arts camp

LEWISTOWN — Adult Book Arts Camp will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 10 to 14 at the Mifflin County Library. Participants will learn paper folding, create treasure books and make literary flowers. Guests are asked to bring a pair of scissors; other supplies are provided. Registration ...

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The theme of the 2016 Richfield Dutch Days Name Quilt, to be auctioned on July 15, is ‘Down Home.’

Dutch Days name quilt

RICHFIELD — The theme of the 2016 Dutch Days Quilt is “Down Home.” The quilt features song lyrics about being raised up down home in a small town. The center of the quilt features fabric titled “Morningside Farm,” by Darlene Zimmerman. It is a 1930s reproduction fabric. The ...

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Create a bubble painting and other fun things at the Aug. 5 Drop-in Art program.

Drop-in artists invited to free classes

NEWPORT — The Perry County Council of the Arts offers its free Drop-in Art program for kids and families in several community locations this summer and fall. The PCCA established Drop-in Art classes to offer fun and inspired creating sessions to local children and their families, which ...

Free assistance available for Medicare programs

LEWISTOWN — Do you have Medicare? Are you new to Medicare? Do you have questions about your coverage or current plan? Do you want to know if you are eligible to save some money? The APPRISE Program wants to make sure Medicare recipients and their loved ones know about the Extra Help ...

Reunions

Editor’s note: A list of upcoming reunions is published weekly on the Entertainment page. Missing classmate requests are published once and repeated only if updated. Brief reports of reunions and class reunion photos with the people identified in the order in which they appear are accepted ...

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Emily Kline, 18, Richfield, is one of two local teens who has qualified to compete in the 2017 National High School Rodeo Association.

Rodeo bound

RICHFIELD — Two local teenagers have qualified to compete in the 2017 National High School Rodeo Association. This year’s event will be held July 17 to 23 in Gilette, Wyoming. Emily Kline, 18, Richfield and Claire Harvey, 14, Beaver Springs, will travel out west for the ...

Lt. Col. Pamela Lawson

Lewistown woman in command at Fort Bliss unit

FORT BLISS, Texas — Lt. Col. Pamela Lawson, of Lewistown, has been deployed as commander of the 7218th Medical Support Unit for the purpose of supporting the Soldier Resilience and Readiness Center at Fort Bliss in Texas. In her civilian occupation, Lawson is an academic success ...

Shayla Milligan

8 local cheerleaders make Big 33 squads

HARRISBURG — When we consider the Big 33 Football Classic that brings together the best high school football players in the area, we tend to focus on the young men in helmets. This year's 60th annual event features eight local high school girls who will cheer on the sidelines as part of ...

Local museums

The McCoy House Museum, located at 17 N. Main St., Lewistown, will be open special hours, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on June 25. The featured exhibit is “Quilts Through the Years,” which includes more than 30 quilts dating from the 1800s to the present. A booklet describing each quilt will ...