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OBITUARIES
August 13, 2013
Samuel N. Christophel Sr., 84, of Jack Road, Chambersburg, Pa., died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at his home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa., and Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at West Side Brethren in Christ Church, Chambersburg. The service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Browns Mill Cemetery, Kauffman, Pa.
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SPORTS
August 12, 2013
Monday, August 12, 2013 GOLF WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Beaver Creek Country Club pro Dirk Schultz continued his fine golf of late with a 5-under-par 66 in the opening round of the PGA Middle Atlantic Players Championship. Schultz loaded up with eight birdies to offset one bogey and one double bogey on the way to a 32-34 card over the Gold Course at Williamsburg's Golden Horseshoe Golf Club. He is one stroke behind David Newsom of River Creek Golf Club in Leesburg, Va. Schultz is trying for a top-20 finish to qualify him for the ninth time for the PGA Players National Championship next July.
OBITUARIES
August 8, 2013
 Jeffrey Allen "Jeff" Fitzgerald, 56, of Fayetteville, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital. The family will receive friends Wednesday at Harold M. Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, Greencastle, Pa., from 6:30 p.m. until the time of the service. A memorial service will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. David G. Rawley will officiate. Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family.
OBITUARIES
August 6, 2013
James L. “Jim” Minteer, 74, of Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. A memorial Mass will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Chambersburg, Pa. Arrangements are by Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.
NEWS
August 3, 2013
A Cumberland County, Pa., man charged in the July 18 murder of a Chambersburg man who was shot in front of his West King Street home was taken into custody Saturday in Florida, according to a Chambersburg Police Department news release. Kevin D. Rouner, 37, of Old State Road in Gardners, Pa., surrendered to police in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday at about 2 p.m., Detective Scott A. Mummert said in the release. Rouner is being held at the Duval County (Fla.) Detention Center pending extradition back to Pennsylvania, Mummert said.
LIFESTYLE
August 3, 2013
Age: 82 City : Chambersburg, Pa. Day job: Retired Book title: “Only Echoes Remain” Genre: Historical fiction Synopsis: One woman's painful yet triumphant journey toward self-discovery. A powerful tale of love and choices as two strong-willed people, deeply in love, must overcome the mores of 19th-century America to accommodate their future while their echoing past directs their decisions. Publisher: BellaRosa Books, Rock Hill, S.C. Price: $14.95 Website: DodyMyers.com   This is the third in the Echoes trilogy, set in Chambersburg in the 1890s.
NEWS
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | August 2, 2013
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Cumberland County, Pa., man charged in the July 18 murder of a Chambersburg man who was shot in front of his West King Street home. Kevin D. Rouner, 37, of 180 Old State Road, Gardners, Pa., is charged with one count of first-degree murder and is being sought by police, according to a news release from Chambersburg Police Chief David Arnold. “Right now we're on a manhunt,” Arnold said Friday afternoon. “The investigation is still going on. We have enough to charge him with homicide.” Arnold would not comment on a motive for the killing, but said “the victim was the target of the crime.” David Wayne Gipe, 44, of 354 W. King St. was shot and killed sometime between 11 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. on July 18. The incident was originally reported as a possible hit-and-run accident, but emergency medical personnel and police discovered upon their arrival that the victim had been shot.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | August 1, 2013
Since the Rev. John Bayer was old enough to remember, he was by his dad's side in a body shop. “I just enjoyed working around cars, and being with my father,” said Bayer, pastor of Grace Brethren Church in Chambersburg. On Saturday, Bayer's church will host its first Benefit Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, which will serve in memory of his father and mother, John and Kathy Bayer. Car show registration is from 9 a.m. to noon. The show begins at noon and runs to 3 p.m.  Admission costs $15 for car owners.
LIFESTYLE
July 31, 2013
Franklin County Master Gardener Laurie Collins guides participants with identification of the many pollinators in our area and presents easy design principles, plant selections and gardening practices for creating a successful pollinator garden. The workshop will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Franklin County Cooperative Extension, 181 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg. Cost is $10. Advance registration required. Call 717-263-9226
NEWS
July 31, 2013
Actors rehearse Wednesday for the Chambersburg (Pa.) Community Theater's Summer Theater Arts Group Experience, or STAGE, production of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” at the Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg. The STAGE camp cast of 60 children from the Tri-State area is led by Laura J. Martin, Heather Watkins and Kelly Kozlowski. The group will present performances of “Mermaid” on Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information on the show and tickets, go to www.thecapitoltheatre.org or www.cctonline.org .
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