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Man charged with 6th DUI

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MIFFLINTOWN — A McAlisterville man was charged Monday with a felony count of driving under the influence after he was reportedly observed driving naked and committing his sixth DUI in less than 10 years. Documents state that 46-year-old Christopher L. Deamer was driving a pickup truck at an ...

Laub seeks election for county auditor

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LEWISTOWN — Nancy Laub, of Lewistown, announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Mifflin County auditor Friday. “I am a fervent believer in our democracy,” Laub said. Laub said she sought the position after learning that only one Democratic nominee was filing for the ...

39-year-old man charged with fleeing, eluding police

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PORT ROYAL — A 39-year-old man, charged in March with one felony count fleeing/eluding police after driving in excess of 90 miles per hour during a police chase, was apprehended and arraigned on Thursday. According to court documents, a Pennsylvania State Police trooper observed Earl W. ...

MCCF inmate charged with 2 counts aggravated assault

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LEWISTOWN — A Richfield man, incarcerated at Mifflin County Correctional Facility, was charged Monday with two counts aggravated assault after punching and choking two corrections officers, court documents indicate. Documents state that Kylar Carvell, 22, kicked his MCCF cell door early ...

Calendar

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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 ...

In the region

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J.C. Blair resumes usual visitor policies HUNTINGDON — J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon has lifted visitation restrictions that the hospital has had in place since February 25, 2019, due to the high incidence of flu over the past six weeks. Infection Control Coordinator Shelly ...

Lottery

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The winning numbers selected Monday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 0-1 Wild: 1 Day Pick 3: 7-8-8 Wild: 1 Day Pick 4: 9-7-8-7 Wild: 1 Day Pick 5: 9-1-5-9-2 Wild: 1 Night Pick 2: 9-0 Wild: 2 Night Pick 3: 2-3-5 Wild: 2 Night ...

People potpourri

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¯Carol Dudick, of Lewistown, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to ...

Radiologist examines mummy X-rays

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LEWISTOWN — X-rays are not uncommon, but set of bones recently scanned could be considered more unusual. A Peruvian mummy, dated between 800 and 100 B.C, was scanned at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton last month, so that Dr. Dana Jackson, forensic and diagnostic radiologist ...

All that glitters

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Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER Shelley Haupt, left, of Tyrone, shows a piece of her costume jewelry to Carolyn Breon, of Belleville, during a presentation held Friday at the Ohesson Manor Senior Living Community, Lewistown. Haupt has been collecting costume jewelry for thirty years and ...