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Archive - Aug 2013

August 11th

Two Johnsonburg residents killed in early morning crash Sunday

August 11, 2013

WETMORE TWP. – Two Johnsonburg residents were killed and two juveniles injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision that occurred just after midnight on Sunday in McKean County.

Haupricht wins national championship in High Power Hunting Rifle

August 11, 2013

Kenneth M. Haupricht of Johnsonburg has over 20 years of experience shooting on the range.
Even he never had a day quite like Saturday.

High Power Hunting Rifle concludes Saturday at Ridgway Rifle Club

August 11, 2013

The High Power Hunting Rifle competition concluded Saturday at the high power range of the Ridgway Rifle Club as part of the NRA National Silhouette Championships.
Kenneth M. Haupricht (Johnsonburg) won the national championship with a 3-day score of 88.
Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) was the overall runner-up with a total of 86 and Mark Pharr (Round Rock, Texas) took third with a score of 83.

Kuess Jr. wins national championship in smallbore standard rifle

August 11, 2013

Enrique Kuess Jr. is leaving Ridgway with a pair of national championships.
The Laredo, Texas native won the national championship in high power standard rifle with a 3-day total of 100 (30-34-36) as the NRA National Silhouette Championships concluded Saturday at the high power range of the Ridgway Rifle Club.
Kuess Jr. also won the smallbore standard rifle national championship held earlier in the week at the Ridgway Rifle Club.

August 9th

Carl W. Cook

August 10, 2013

Carl W. Cook, 80, of 1102 Horner Rd., Wilcox, died Friday morning, August 9, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a brief illness.
He was born July 7, 1933 in Hazel Hurst, son of the late Carl R. and Lillian Dippo Cook.
He married Beverly Marlene Johnson on November 20, 1954 in the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, and she survives.
Formerly of James City, he resided in Wilcox since 1958.
He was a graduate of the Kane High School and a member of the Wilcox Presbyterian Church and Wilcox Sportsmen's Club.

Supervisors cut ribbon for William Tell Bridge

August 10, 2013

SPRING CREEK TWP. – A journey well over 10 years in the making finally came to an end Friday afternoon as the residents of Spring Creek Township ushered in a new beginning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new William Tell Bridge.
The new structure is named for former township supervisor William Tell.

August 8th

County residents showcase talents

August 8, 2013

KERSEY – Cool and rainy weather Thursday evening did not dissuade a number of youngsters from showing off their abilities in the annual talent show at the Elk County Fair.

Janet Rose Shelander

August 8, 2013

Janet Rose Shelander, age 74, of Duffy Apartments, Johnsonburg, died at home Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 after a brief illness.
She was born June 17, 1939 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Edward and Stella (Kinny) Shelander.
She attended Johnsonburg schools and worked at Stackpole Carbon of Johnsonburg and St. Marys, Elcam, and the Deli of Johnsonburg Market Basket/Jubilee.

Haupricht wins opening match in high power hunting rifle

August 8, 2013

Kenneth M. Haupricht of Johnsonburg is off to a good start as he won the opening match with a 30 in the high power hunting rifle competition of the NRA National Silhouette Championships Thursday at the high power range of the Ridgway Rifle Club.
Susan Peery Rice (Churchton, Md.) was second overall with a 30 after dropping a 5-shot shoot-off to Haupricht; Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) was third with a 29.

Winstead-Severin wins opening match in high power standard rifle

August 8, 2013

As the NRA National Silhouette Championships move to the high power range of the Ridgway Rifle Club, on day one the match winner was a familiar one.
Cathy Winstead-Severin (Joplin, Mo.) was the match winner Thursday in the first of three days of competition in the high power standard rifle championships.
Winstead-Severin shot a 34 on the high power range, besting the field by two targets hit.
Wally Howard (Hazel Hurst) was the overall runner-up with a mark of 32 and Greg Engel (Flossmoor, Ill.) was third overall with a score of 31.

Ridgway boys golf remained undefeated on the season with a 196-251 win over Brockway Thursday...
Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...