Archive - 2014
ST. MARYS â€“ The Elk County Sportsmen for Youth organization will be sponsoring the 21st Annual Elk County Youth Field Day on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. at the St. Marys Sportsmen's Club Farm.
The event is an all-day event that is geared towards exposing kids to outdoor activities that the area is well known for, such as hunting and fishing.
As political candidates ramp up efforts in their campaigns, U.S. Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-5) has been busy in Washington as he has played an integral role in several new bills, some benefitting U.S. veterans and farmers.
During the recent Elk County Republican Party summer gathering, Brent Pasquinelli, Thompson's chief of political operations, spoke on his behalf touting his diligent work in D.C.
"GT sees himself as a problem solver. He looks for problems in the delivery of services to constituents and he attacks those problems without costing taxpayers," Pasquinelli said.
KERSEY â€“ New acts featuring an up and coming country singer, an automotive stunt show and a one-man sideshow are all slated to perform at the upcoming Elk County Fair which kicks off Tuesday afternoon.
"We try things three years to see if it pans out," said Elk County Fair President Ann Distler.
The Black Cat Hell Drivers, touted as America's No. 1 traveling automotive stunt show, will host a 70-minute show mixing danger and comedy along with a thrill show clown.
ST. MARYS â€“ Sgt. K. Michael Shaffer of the St. Marys Police Department has confirmed that Betty Poage will be charged in the drug bust that occurred on July 13 when K9 Copper alerted police to narcotic residue in the vehicle.
Shaffer stated that Betty confessed to falsely giving her sister's name as her own, which led police to file charges against a Barbie Jo Poage. Barbie Jo Poage of St. Marys was not involved in this incident.
Ronald B. Jordan, 76, of 5285 Grant Rd., Ridgway, died Friday morning, Aug. 1, 2014 at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys.
He was born April 7, 1938 in Parker, son of the late Arnold J. and Mary (Latshaw) Jordan.
On June 20, 1959, he married Catherine A. Arrowood. They had celebrated 55 years of marriage this past June.
He was a 1957 graduate of Parker Area High School.
He had resided in Ridgway for many years, and he was a member of the American Legion and the Elks.
He had enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting, and woodworking.
KERSEY â€“ "Treasure the Memories" at the 2014 Elk County Fair takes place Aug. 5-9 as new entertainment will grace the fairgrounds along with old favorites.
Among the new faces around the fair will be the young country crooner Coston Cross, David Darwin - One Man Sideshow, Black Cat Hell Drivers, Buffalo Beals Petting Zoo and Buttons the Clown, a Ridgway native.
There will be a basketball benefit event Saturday, Aug. 9 to benefit Owen Stauffer, a recent heart/lung transplant recipient and student at Francis S. Grandinetti elementary school in Ridgway.
The event, Owen's Offense 3-on-3, will take place at the Frank Clark Memorial basketball courts in Ridgway along North Broad Street, across from the YMCA.
Two Ridgway residents were arrested on felony charges of selling and possessing alpha-PVP, the drug commonly known as "bath salts."
Justin Anthony Dalton, 23, and Ann Marie Dalton, 19, both of 318 N. Broad St., Apt. 3, Ridgway, were recently incarcerated as a result of an investigation that began in January.
ST. MARYS â€“ A St. Marys couple is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of a suspicious vehicle stop on Lafayette Street on July 13.
After deploying the drug detection K9, K9 Copper, on the vehicle, Richard Alan Poage, 39, and Barbie Jo Poage, 38, both of St. Marys, were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
A Johnsonburg woman is charged with forgery and theft by deception for allegedly receiving and cashing a $300 check that belonged to someone else.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, Tammy Dee Lytle, 43, of Johnsonburg, cashed a check that was addressed to the previous occupant of her apartment.