Archive - 2013
BENEZETTE â€“Â After a hiatus of several years the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk Expo will be making a return this weekend in time for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the reintroduction of elk in Pennsylvania. The expo will be held at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette on Saturday, Aug. 17 and Sunday, Aug. 18.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ While the Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg easily sustained the most damage during a recent fire, area fire departments also took several hits during the lengthy blaze battle.
Michael J. Kennedy, 19, of 641 East Center St., Johnsonburg, died early Sunday morning, Aug. 11, 2013 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Kane.
Born Aug. 21, 1993 in Kronach, Germany, he was the son of Joseph C. and Tanja L. Kirch Kennedy.
A 2012 graduate of Johnsonburg High School, he was employed by Kane Manufacturing.Â Michael belonged to Tabor Lutheran Church in Kane, the Grey Knights Drum & Bugle Corps in Johnsonburg, and had been a member of the Ruffed Grouse Society.
Carl W. Cook, 80, of 1102 Horner Rd., Wilcox, died Friday morning, Aug. 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 Nov. 20, 1954 in the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, and she survives.
Formerly of James City, he resided in Wilcox since 1958. He graduated from Kane High School and was a member of the Wilcox Presbyterian Church and Wilcox Sportsmen's Club.
Justine Marie Bowser, 35, of Johnsonburg, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 as the result of an auto accident.
She was born July 23, 1978 in St. Marys, daughter of Robert W. Bowser Sr. and his wife Clara of St. Marys, and Antoinette "Toni" (Hasselman) Jordan and her husband Willis of Johnsonburg.
Lana Jane (Pearce) Schubert, 61, of Baudette, Minn., passed away from lung cancer on Aug. 6, 2013.
She was born in Boonton, N.J. on Feb. 3, 1952 to the late Lewis Sr. and Marjorie Pearce.
Lana was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Schubert (2003); both brothers, Larry and Lewis Jr.,; and a daughter, Emma (at birth).
WETMORE TWP. â€“Â 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.
Kenneth M. Haupricht of Johnsonburg has over 20 years of experience shooting on the range.
Even he never had a day quite like Saturday.
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.
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.