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Muncy locals 1.22

By Staff | Jan 22, 2020

There’s no denying that social media is an effective tool if properly used. Case in point: our front page story involving the returned class ring which belonged to a former Muncy student. While it was initially shared to the Muncy Alumni Association’s Facebook page, the images of the ring were repeatedly shared nearly 1,000 times over the course of five days, finally connecting with the owner. Additionally, the high school library (where I spend my daytime hours as a library aide) was contacted to provide any information regarding the owner, who had attended Muncy but did not graduate. As the story developed, my interest grew after realizing that the former student was a neighbor I had completely forgotten about!

Jan. 19 was National Popcorn Day, and we’ve included a jazzed up version of the crunchy snack on page 5. Check it out!

Muncy wrestler Christian Good is on course to secure his 100th win, which will no doubtedly occur during this week’s matches. “Good” luck, Christian! Teammate Jacob Blair is nearing 100 as well, ticking up 97 wins at the time of this writing.

If you enjoy sharing information about the greater Hughesville area and can meet a Sunday afternoon deadline, please consider becoming a correspondent for the Hughesville area. While it’s not necessary to live in Hughesville, and computer literacy isn’t required for the paid position, our readers need a representative to contribute a weekly column for the Hughesville tri-town locals section on this page. The position is available immediately. Contact via email at cknier@muncyluminary.com or call 570.584.2134 for additional information and guidelines.

Thursday, Jan. 23-Wrestling match home vs. Benton, 6 and 7 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 23-Muncy Area Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Orlie’s.

Saturday, Jan. 25-Friends of Muncy Library used book sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 28-Girls basketball home game vs. Bucktail, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 30-Boys basketball home game vs Millville, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 3-Consolidated Sportsmans Club of Muncy Creek meeting, 7 p.m., Hughesville Fire Company at Railroad and Water streets, Hughesville.

Tuesday, Feb. 4-MPBA meeting, 6:30 p.m., location to be determined later.

Sunday, Feb. 9-American Legion Post 268 chili cookoff, 1 p.m. 515 Legion Road, Muncy. There is a small cost.

Announcements

Son Light House, 130 Carpenter Street, Muncy. Distribution hours are for those receiving goods are Wednesday, Jan. 22, 8-12 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 23, 4-7 p.m.