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June 18th

Eugenia K. "Jean" Ladouceur

June 18, 2013

Eugenia K. "Jean" Ladouceur, 86, of 31 Mark St., St. Marys, died on Monday, June 17, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a short illness.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1926, a daughter of the late Henry and Josephine Hoehn Meyer.
On Sept. 19, 1949 in St. Mary's Church, she married the late Leo Ladouceur, who preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 1973.

June 17th

Son pulls knife on mother for feeding him pork

June 17, 2013

ST. MARYS – A St. Marys man has been charged with threatening his mother with a knife after he claimed she fed him pork, a violation of his Muslim faith.

June 14th

Johnsonburg Rams win state crown

June 14, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK – The Johnsonburg Rams were their first state baseball title Friday with a 5-0 win over Canton.

Loggers key to revitalization of Natl. Forests, U.S.F.S. Chief says

June 14, 2013

ST. MARYS – In his first time visiting the Allegheny National Forest on Friday, United States Forest Service Chief Timothy L. Tidwell said it served as a reminder of what can be achieved through good forest management, something he has devoted his life's work to doing.

Johnsonburg wins state championship

June 14, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK – Johnsonburg senior second baseman Quinn Luhr summed up the emotions of the Rams after winning the Class A baseball championship game and having gold medals placed around their necks.
"It's a lot better than a silver," Luhr said.
It was certainly a golden day for Johnsonburg baseball as the Rams captured the PIAA Class A baseball championship with a 5-0 win over Canton in the title game Friday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

June 13th

JASD approves budget without tax hike

June 14, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Residents of the Johnsonburg Area School District will not see an increase in real estate taxes.

Hit-and-run driver barred from bars asks court to lift alcohol ban

June 14, 2013

A St. Marys man paroled after serving 90 days in prison for striking a 21-year-old girl while driving drunk has asked a judge to modify conditions of his release that restrict him from imbibing alcohol or setting foot in a bar.

Woman argues 'Double Jeopardy' in custody kidnapping case

June 14, 2013

A Ridgway woman charged with removing her daughter from the father's custody and taking the child some 1,000 miles from home was in Elk County Court Thursday where she called for the charges against her to be dropped, arguing that their prosecution would constitute "double jeopardy" following guilty verdicts on related offenses in Mercer County.

Ladies Auxiliary, Community Foundation fund fountain for Bavarian Hills

June 14, 2013

ST. MARYS – A newly installed fountain is now helping aerate and improve the quality of the water in a pond near the 13th hole at the Bavarian Hills Golf Course. According to Leroy Whitaker, President of the Board at Bavarian Hills, the water filling that pond, along with other ponds near it, forms the headwaters of West Creek, which runs into the Driftwood Branch.

Betty Blanche Claire Myers Rhines

June 14, 2013

Betty Blanche Claire Myers Rhines, 92 of Dade City, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, May 27, 2013 in Dade City. She was born Feb. 10, 1921 in Ridgway.
Betty was a retired PA School Teacher and attended the First Presbyterian Church in Dade City.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Henry and Harriett Claire Bowersox Myers; her husband, William C. Rhines; and her brother Charles Myers.

Ridgway boys golf won the team season opener 195-246 over Kane Tuesday afternoon on a hot afternoon...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...
Current Ridgway golfer Josh Roselli, representing Laurel Mill Golf Club, finished as the runner-up...