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62 year old faces assault charges

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MOUNT UNION — Elvis Beatty, 62, of Mount Union, is facing charges for indecent assault for alleged incidents that occurred several years ago in Cromwell Township, Huntingdon County. According to the affidavit of probable cause, an unnamed male reported to police that Beatty was dating the ...

Local woman reflects on career and work experience

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LEWISTOWN — Darlis Varner, certifited nurse midwife for Geisinger, reflected on her work experiences in honor of Midwife Week last week. Varner received her associate degree in nursing at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2007 and her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing in ...

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Painting pumpkins

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Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER Cole Laughlin, age 6, of Lewistown, checks out his handiwork on the pumpkin he painted Saturday at a fundraiser held by the Giant Food Store in Burnham. All proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Children’s ...

MCHS band grabs top honor at tournament

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HARRISBURG — The Mifflin County High School marching band took first place and the specialty awards for best color guard and drum line in the Group 3-A Class Saturday at the Ram Band Tournament of Bands competition at Central Dauphin Middle School. The band’s score of 88.260 puts them in ...

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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 ...

Commissioners’ proclamation honors Pa. Pink Connection

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LEWISTOWN — Noting that breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women, the Mifflin County Commissioners on Thursday adopted a proclamation designating October as “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and noting Oct. 18 is “National Mammography ...

Small plane lands in Susquehanna River

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MIDDLETOWN (AP) — A small plane on approach to a Pennsylvania airport landed instead in a shallow section of the Susquehanna River a few miles from the Three Mile Island nuclear power station. Susquehanna Regional Airport Authority executive director Tim Edwards said the pilot and the ...