November 9th, 2014
QUEHANNA â€“Â As of 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon, 87 of the 108 tags issued for this year's weeklong elk hunt had been filled and those animals had been processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk check station in Quehanna.
Of the 21 remaining tags, three were for bulls. One bull tag remained for Elk Hunt Zone 10, Elk Hunt Zone 11, and Elk Hunt Zone 12. The three zones form the eastern border of the area where the elk hunt is held, and they are comprised of land located in Cameron, Potter, Clinton, Centre, Elk, and Clearfield counties.
Judith A. Walker, 71, of 162 Terrace Rd., St. Marys, died Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville after an illness of the past several months.
She was born April 14, 1943 in St. Marys, daughter of the late Harold O. "Sox" and Alice M. Loeffler Walker. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Class of 1961. She was a retired employee of Powdered Metal Products.
Joseph Donald Novosat, 82, of Weedville, died suddenly at home on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.
He was born July 23, 1932 in Byrnedale, son of the late Joseph A. and Kathryn D. (Darui) Novosat. He married Florence (Parziale) Novosat on May 4, 1960, she survives in Weedville.
Joseph was in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and a machinist at GTE Sylvania of St. Marys. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was a member of Weedville American Legion for 36 years as well as a past member of the Bennetts Valley Lions Club.
Lynn Ann Cunningham, 56, of 120 Carbon Rd., St. Marys, died at her home Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Sept. 2, 1958, in St. Marys, a daughter of the late Harold and Doris Goodreau Sherry.
On Aug. 26, 1977, she married John "Jack" Cunningham, who survives.
When Zach Fox kicked the extra point after his team's touchdown with 49 seconds left in the first half, little did he know the it would be the game-winner.
The St. Marys Area Dutchmen edged the Moniteau Warriors 7-6 Friday night at Dutch Country Stadium to advance to the District 9 Class AA championship game against Karns City next Friday night at Clarion University at 7 p.m.
Community Nurses, Inc. of Penn Highlands Elk and Elk County Catholic High School are teaming up to host two activities honoring veterans.
On Sunday afternoon the public is invited to attend a free showing of the "Honor Flight" movie at 2 p.m. in the school auditorium. The movie documents the trips taken by World War II veterans to Washington, D.C.
A Community Resource Day is being held Tuesday in the ECCHS cafeteria from noon to 4 p.m.
QUEHANNA â€“Â Pittsburgh resident David Condie was selected for the only bull elk license in Elk Hunt Zone 8, which is located primarily in southeastern Elk County, and he was able to fill that tag Wednesday morning when he harvested a 7x7 bull.
With 16 million Americans having served in World War II only slightly over one million remain today. Those veterans who were part of "the greatest generation" are dying at a rate of 640 a day according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. These dwindling numbers have called for an urgency in efforts to honor those remaining veterans as well as capture their stories about their military service.
QUEHANNA â€“Â John Missal of Palmerton was one of the lucky hunters who was able to harvest a bull elk earlier this week, and he was especially excited that his son Johnny and daughter Susan were able to be with him for the experience.
Rev. C. M. Huff, 78, of Hillsboro, Texas, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at his residence. â€¨Born June 14, 1936 in Weedville, he was the son of Frank and Izola (Kemmer) Huff.
He grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Illinois after high school. In 1957, C. M. was united in marriage to Janet Erlenbach in Illinois. At that time, he began his preaching career at different churches and started Bible College in 1967. Rev. Huff shared Godâ€™s word with churches in Illinois, Texas, and Louisiana for over 33 years, retiring in 1998. He was a member of Hillsboro Church of The Nazarene.