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Serving those who serve others

LEWISTOWN — Anyone who has called 911 in the last 17 years is likely to have spoken with Judi Smith. Until recently, she served as the 911 dispatcher for Mifflin County and has talked countless individuals through emergency situations until emergency responders arrived. But who does Smith ...

Lowe’s Heroes

Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER Lewistown Lowe’s employees, front, from left, Zack Lynch, Devin Wileman, Devon Wagner, Mike Duncan, Chelcie Ruth, Don Youtzy and Steve Burkey, along with the players from the Burnham Bulldogs special needs football team, stand Sunday underneath the pavilion ...

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Crowning glory

Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER Reed Sherman and Kelli Beiler are crowned king and queen at the Midd-West High School’s homecoming held Saturday in Middleburg.

People potpourri

¯Chris and Emily Gahagan, of Burnham, celebrated their 22nd wedding anniversary Saturday. ¯Kathy Knepp, of McClure, celebrated her 50th birthday Saturday. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

Calendar

Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation ...

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Sunday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 6-5 Wild: 5 Day Pick 3: 4-1-6 Wild: 5 Day Pick 4: 1-4-7-8 Wild: 5 Day Pick 5: 5-0-5-3-1 Wild: 5 Night Pick 2: 8-8 Wild: 7 Night Pick 3: 6-6-3 Wild: 7 Night ...

PSP Lewistown release September activity report

LEWISTOWN — Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown have released their statistical report for September 2017. According to the release, troopers responded to a total 617 incidents between Mifflin and Juniata counties. Troopers cleared 58 total cases and made 54 criminal arrests. Throughout ...

Police seeking suspects in theft, criminal mischief

From staff reports YEAGERTOWN — On Oct. 9, residents in the area of Burnham and Derry Townships reported several incidents of criminal mischief and theft, according to a news release from the Mifflin County Regional Police Department. According to the release, vehicles were entered in the ...

All Access temporarily down on Sentinel website

The All Access e-edition of The Sentinel is currently inaccessible due to a technical problem. The traditional website is still functioning properly, but those subscribers who wish to access the online e-edition are unable to do so at this time. There is no estimated timetable as of yet for ...

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Travis White

White pleads guilty

LEWISTOWN — A Lewistown man pleaded guilty Friday to the July 2015 murder of his estranged wife and her mother and was sentenced to life without parole in a state correctional institution. Travis A. White, 37, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to two counts of second-degree murder and ...