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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - March 28, 2015, Titusville, Pennsylvania Che Getus Fotune Herald saturday March 28,2015 established june 14,1865. The first daily newspaper in the Pennsylvania Oil Region. 75 cents2 things to do Host at in the. Marshmallow masterpiece sin Titusville today of the peepshow then enjoy an evening of local Talent and laughs details for both events on Page 2 personal journey Donna Jones congratulates Curtis Penix As he arrives at the original site of fort Boonesborough ky., thursday following his 240-mile trek of the Boone tace. Curtis fifth great Grandfather Joshua Penix was one of Daniel Boone s men who journeyed to what would become known As fort Boonesborough in 1775. The men helped Blaze a Trail for westbound settlers from Cumberland Gap into Kentucky. Man retraces Daniel Boones nearly 240-mile trek to Kentucky Byj Rucic Schreiner associated press fort Boonesborough by. Inspired by his own family a pioneering roots in the Kentucky wilderness Curtis Penix walked nearly 240 Miles through arduous appalachian terrain to follow in the footsteps of frontiersman Daniel Boone. The Michigan steel Mill worker toting a 40-Pound Backpack completed his 16-Day journey thursday following the path known As Boone Trace which Boone and his band of axe men had carved out in March and april 1775. Penix a trek started in Tennessee wound into Virginia and took him to hallowed ground in Kentucky a fort Boonesborough which was built after Boone and men finished the Trail. The path became an important Early artery for settlers heading Westward. A the american dream started on this Road a the 46-year-old Penix said. His trip was inspired by his fifth great Grandfather Joshua Penix who followed Boone Trace on his Way to fort Boonesborough. A this is where grandpa Joshua came in 1779,�?� Penix said. A so he would have been right Here somewhere in this Little his ancestor did quite Well for himself in the Frontier. He eventually acquired 1,400 acres near Paris in Central Kentucky but later parcelled it off and sold it Penix said. Joshua Penix eventually became a Plantation owner in Virginia. Curtis Penix started his own journey on March to near Kingsport Tennessee a the same place where Boones group left in March 1775. Penix followed the famous frontiersman a route into Virginia and through Cumberland Gap into Kentucky. During his adventure Penix slept outside crossed Rivers on foot trudged through rain and mud and endured blistered feet. After five Days of travelling alone Penix was joined by walking companion Givan Fox 42, near the Virginia Kentucky Border. Foxes father John is president of friends of Boone Trace a nonprofit group that Hopes to preserve the historic route As a hiking Trail and a memorial to the pioneers. Among those welcoming Penix and Givan Fox on their arrival was Donna Jones who said some of her ancestors were among the settlers at fort Boonesborough. Their names Are among those etched on a Monument honouring the pioneers. A anybody that would spend this Many Days to get Here certainly has an understanding of what our ancestors did to make All of this available to us now a Jones said. A i just think that a a wonderful for someone to do to raise our level of at the Start of his trip Penix said he was determined to a rough it a just like the pioneers. On his first Day he waded across seven streams and Rivers on foot including one that was knee deep. A i quickly found out that by getting your feet wet and then continuing to walk you could get what the pioneers called a scalded feet a a he said. The foot blisters were enough to dissuade him from River Crossings and onto Bridges. See trek Page 3 Curtis Penix retraced the footsteps of his fifth great Grandfather who pushed through 240 Miles of rugged appalachian terrain in March and april of 1775 with Daniel Boone to make a Trail that would become an important Early artery for settlers heading West. Do you have a noteworthy historical figure in your family tree or a relative who was present for a significant event in history Tell us on Facebook. . Economic growth slow and steady May win the race by Martin unit Winyar a economics writer Washington a the . Economy a tepid performance last Quarter a a 2.2 percent annual growth rate a was typical of the economic rebound that began in the summer of 2009. Yet the sluggish Pace of the recovery has a Silver lining this growth spurt has proved to be one of the most durable since world War ii. Will it last till depend on a number of factors in the months ahead including a potential rate hike by the fed the Strong Dollar Oil prices and consumer spending. The Economy a performance in the october december period matched the average growth of the past five years a a lacklustre Pace that has been far lower than the growth gains normally seen coming out of such a deep recession. But like the Turtle versus the Hare slow and steady May win the Day. The current expansion will Mark its sixth anniversary in june meaning it will have already lasted 14 months longer than the average expansion since the end of world War ii. Before the War periods of expansion tended to be Shorter and the Economy More volatile. A this recovery has been disappointing in terms of growth so far but if you Are looking for a Silver lining it is that the slow rate of growth has allowed the Economy to avoid the kinds of excesses that can Lead to overbuilding Over lending or other problems a said Mark Zandi chief economist at Moody a analytic. A we Are a Long Way from the longest recovery on record was the 10-year growth period that lasted from March 1991 to March 2001. But Many economists believe this expansion could surpass that. Zandi said it May Only be at the Halfway Point meaning it could last another six years. Here Are the factors that could weaken the Economy keep it going at the current modest Pace or accelerate its growth in the months or years ahead risks of a slowdown the biggest threats this year Are International. While the United states is powering ahead its major trading partners like Europe and Japan Are lagging. Even China the worlds second biggest Economy is grappling with slower growth. Weaker momentum overseas hurts sales of . Exports. Adding to the pressure is the Dollar which is strengthening As investors flock to Dollar denominated assets seeking better returns. See growth Page 3workshop to Lay out a action plan for strengthening Forest county a Economy weekly special March 27 april 2 20% off All easter items located 5 mite Watt of Franklin on rout 322 346-7227 /4u /4mcxic<t pm Wash w. Spring Street Titusville a a a a a a in bursts Ruff accepting credit cards Aern in to Titusville Herald Forest county a two Day workshop next month will focus on strengthening the local Economy supporting healthy eating and breathing new life into downtown. The Forest county cooperative Extension and the local foods local places steering committee Are hosting the Community workshop april 28-29, at the flying w ranch. A if you want to see new businesses in Tionesta and Marienville a if you want a better Access to healthy local foods or if you have one or Index classifieds.11 comics.10 help.7 opinion.4 sports.8 vital statistics.3 �?�97113�6401 More Good ideas a Large or Small a on How to make our communities More liable and workable the group Hopes you la save the Date and plan to Forest county is one of 26 communities nationwide participating in the local foods local places program which is sponsored by the . Department of agriculture . Environmental Protection Agency . Department of transportation centers for disease control and prevention Delta regional authority and the appalachian regional commission. According to a press release about the workshop it will bring together Many key stakeholders from throughout the Region to develop an action plan primarily around but not limited to these goal areas a replicating Tionesta a Market Village concept in Marienville and renovating the train depot into a visitors Center along the future rail Trail a attracting new storefront businesses to downtown Tionesta and communicating to visitors the reasons to Stop and i Joy the local Sites and activities a strengthening and supporting the regions budding Agri tourism Industry a feeding the improve Access to seasonal. Local foods through a stronger Farmers Market. The workshop will include presentations on Small ideas with big Impact that have helped similar communities and How a local foods can support a More liable Community and stronger local there will be Small group working sessions and discussions on the Community a vision and goals and specific actions for reaching them. The Contact us the Titusville Herald 209 w Spring st., Titusville pa., 16354 phone 814 827-3634 online come mall news@titu8villeherald.com a. Lottery pick 2 3-3 m amp 8-3 n pick 3 3-0-1 m amp 6-9-0 n pick 4 9-2-4-1 m amp 4-4-9-4 n pick 5 0-0-7-0-9 m amp 2-3-0-6-5 n Cash 5 4-8-23-26-35 treasure Hunt 7-11-15-16-17 Mega millions 17-21-36-58-70 my 3 my 5 deaths a Albert j Ingham. 80 a Richard c. A Rich Fratus 33 a Earl c shorty Rice 78 workshop will Lay out an action plan for moving Forward. The tuesday april 28, workshop runs from 5 30 to 8 the wednesday april 29, workshop is a 9 Arn to 5 . Session with an hour lunch break. The workshop is free and open to the Public. There is however a charge for food for those who want to eat at the flying w ranch. There will be a tuesday night Buffet dinner and a wednesday lunch. To make reservations Contact Bruce Parkhurst at , or 814 756 5978, by april 21. Weather today a Chance of Snow with a High near 23 new Snow accumulation of less than a half Inch possible. Tonight mostly Clear with a Low around 12 for a Complete forecast turn to Page 3. To

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