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Anchored to Cope with Today’s Challenges

By CAROL SONES SHETLER HUNTERSVILLE - When Margie Plotts set her sights on becoming a counselor, she was not a wide-eyed teenager but a seasoned individual with many life experiences behind her. After graduating from South Williamsport High School then Bloomsburg University in 1962, she taught English in various school systems in the area. “I took off time for my four children while also following my husband in his eight years as a missionary with American Baptist Churches in New Jersey and Michigan. Returning to the Huntersville area, the couple were instrumental in establishing ...

Local Sports

Hughesville4 Lewisburg 1 Girls Tennis

Madison Entz, Marley Green and Maria Duff won the singles matches as Hughesville defeated Dragons, 4-1. Also adding to the cause was the No. 2 doubles team of Kylie Kilgore and Hannah Wertz picking up a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 win. SINGLES 1. Madison Entz (H) def. Bekah Vance, 6-0, 6-4; 2. Marley Green ...


Susan L. Edkin

Susan L. Edkin, 59, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital, Danville.Born December 18, 1960 in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late George C. and Helen L. (Lupold) Deffenbaugh. She and her husband, George A. Edkin, celebrated 39 years of marriage on ...

Tri-Town Locals

Montgomery Locals 7.29

The last few months have been hard on a lot of people. If you or someone you love has been struggling to make ends meet, the Angel Odyssey Cupboard is open to everyone who needs it. The bright red cupboard is located on Henry Hand Drive by the fire department garage. Its shelves are filled with ...

Crime, Fire and Accidents

Charged 7.29

When Hughesville Police Chief Rodney Smith arrived at a crash scene where a pickup truck driven by Francisco Pagan slammed into the corner of a structure at 48 N. Main St. in the borough, the officer found himself dealing with an intoxicated driver and a language barrier.A native of Puerto ...

In Our Schools

Ray of Lights awards

The CTL's Ray of Lights awards was held Saturday afternoon, June 20, and was live-streamed from the building. Only those nominated were permitted to attend in person.The following nominees represented Muncy:Student Design Awards category: Amber Fry, Sacha Alvarez, Faith Mihalick -Choreography, ...

Local Features

From Boise to Muncy—Memoirs, Pt. 2

Editor's note-In the Oct. 15, 1953 issue of the Luminary, the first installment of four articles written by then 76-year-old Muncy native Paul Shoemaker recorded his early memories of Muncy. Mr. Shoemaker left Muncy around 1913, but had always maintained a close association through heavy ...