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Rhodes, Yeagertown UMC welcome pastor

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LEWISTOWN — Pastor Rachel Horst hopes to continue to make the Rhodes Memorial and Yeagertown United Methodist churches serve as “the hands and feet of Christ.” Horst, 32, was welcomed as the new pastor of the two churches, which work together as a charge, on July 1. Originally from ...

Reunions

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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 ...

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 ...

Home, but not alone

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LEWISTOWN — Following a tragedy her family endured nearly two years ago when her brother took his own life, Melody Daer hopes to be able to encourage others to seek help when needed. Her family is hosting a softball tournament in honor of her brother, Randy Stahl Jr., who would have ...

Howard retained as MCHS coach

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LEWISTOWN — A week after being presented with a petition from a group of concerned citizens wishing Mifflin County High School Varsity Baseball Coach Bernie Howard be removed, the district’s board of Directors on Thursday unanimously voted to retain Howard along with a group of other spring ...

Brown Township voting precinct split approved

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LEWISTOWN — The petition to split the Brown Township voting precinct into two precincts was granted on Thursday by Judge Aaron Gingrich. “It’s always one of the big polling places,” Gingrich remarked, as Mifflin County Solicitor Stephen Snook and Director of Voter Registration & ...

Stambaugh attorney withdraws as counsel

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LEWISTOWN — On Tuesday, Judge Aaron Gingrich granted Attorney Jeffrey Davis’ petition to withdraw as counsel for Travis Stambaugh, after a letter from the defendant accusing Davis of malfeasance and misconduct was filed as part of the public record. The letter written stated that Davis ...

Lombard bench warrant voided

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LEWISTOWN — The bench warrant declared during miscellaneous criminal court on Sept. 25 was not officially issued, according to Attorney Tim Czekaj. “After the proceeding, I was immediately in contact with (Mifflin County District) Attorney (Chris) Torquato,” Czekaj said. “Mr. ...

Police: Man attempted to strangle relative during dispute

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MOUNT UNION — A 55-year-old man was charged Wednesday with one felony count of strangulation after grabbing a relative by the throat and head with his forearm and disrupting the accuser’s ability to breathe, court documents state. George D. Ross, of Mount Union, was having a domestic ...