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Spell ‘win’

Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER Mifflin County Christian Academy fifth grader Paiton Fultz spells ‘Geometry’ for the win in the Middle School Spelling Bee featuring students from Mifflin County Christian Academy, Sacred Heart School and Belleville Mennonite School, Tuesday evening in ...

DLI announces perception survey

LEWISTOWN—Effective Wednesday, a comprehensive, online survey is live and available on the Downtown Lewistown Inc. Facebook page and website, for community members to share their perceptions of downtown Lewistown, said Jim Zubler, executive director of DLI, during their quarterly ...

Special event planned for local first responders

PORT ROYAL—A special day is happening at the Juniata County Fair this year, as the Juniata County Agricultural Society is in the proccess of finalizing plans for the inaugural Post 9-11 First Responders Recognition Day to be held on September 5, at the fair grounds. Wednesday, Clarence ...

Local man charged with aggravated assault, DUI

LEWISTOWN—A McClure man was charged Sunday with aggravated assault and Driving Under the Influence, after reportedly crashing his vehicle into another vehicle, as well as punching one of three accusers, court documents indicate. Documents state that Jared D. Henry, 37, was tailgating a ...

Artsy open house

Sentinel photos by ERIN THOMPSON Juniata Mennonite School held its open house Wednesday. The event will continue from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., today. The school’s Science and Tech Ed Fair will also be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today. Shown, seventh graders Lydia Benner, Erin Sheaffer and Kathryn ...

Two charged with tampering with evidence, drug offenses

LEWISTOWN—Charges were filed Sunday against two spouses, after Amber Heather, 29, reportedly attempted to conceal ammunition that was allegedly used in a shooting and Kaitlin Heather, 23, was found hiding from law enforcement, according to local police. Documents indicate that Kaitlin ...

Internet advisory committee discusses cooperative project

LEWISTOWN—The Mifflin County Internet Advisory Committee discussed the Rural Broadband Cooperative’s Mill Creek project on Wednesday afternoon at the Mifflin County Courthouse. According to Jason Weaver, president of the cooperative, the goal of the project is to bring high-speed internet ...

Lewistown man charged with failing to register as sex offender

LEWISTOWN — A 35-year-old man is scheduled for formal arraignment in the Mifflin Count Court of Common Pleas, after being charged March 14 with failing to register with Pennsylvania State Police, court documents state. Documents indicate that Philip L. Heath, of Lewistown, pleaded guilty to ...

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 ...

‘Beginnings,’ Chicago tribute to perform live on local stage

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — “Beginnings: Ultimate Tribute to Chicago,” will take the stage on Monday as the 2018-19 Mifflin-Juniata Concert Association season continues. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Mifflin County High School. Single tickets for this ...