Read the full Associated Press story over here. BTN will be airing Thursday’s public memorial service live on TV and online (details here). You can read more stories about today on our Penn State news wire page.
Penn State community pays respect to Paterno:
Here are a few photos from today.
Post-it notes with notes and memories writing by students on a cut out of former Penn State Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno inside of the Pattee Paterno Library. Photo by Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE
Honor guard representative Michael Zordich next to the casket of former Penn State Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno. Photo by Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE
Friends and family wait outside of the Pasquerilla Spritual Center for one of two public viewings for the passing of former Penn State Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno. Photo by Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE
Just left the church from bein an honor guard for Joe.. That in itself is such an honor… Luv ya coach.. We miss you—
Daryll Clark (@CaptainClark17) January 24, 2012
Tough day…just a really rough day—
Graham Zug (@G_Zug_5) January 24, 2012
Miss you coach—
Michael Robinson (@RealMikeRob) January 24, 2012