July 13th, 2015
Shown is the Elker 1979 Yearbook editing staff. From left to right, Sue Szczotka, Joel Anstrom, Rob Caldwell, Gary Doyle, Denise Brubaker, Jean Williams, and Justine Laughner.
Monday, July 13 â€“ Johnsonburg Borough Council at 4 p.m.; Jones Township Supervisors at 6:30 p.m.; Girls Minor League All-Stars, Elk County at DuBois, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 14 â€“ Ridgway Township Supervisors at 7 p.m.
Thursday, July 15 â€“ Ridgway Borough Committee meeting (details in tomorrow's paper)
SMETHPORT â€“ The Ridgway American Legion baseball team opened the playoffs with the game ending in victorious walkoff fashion.
Unfortunately for Ridgway, the team ended the playoffs on the other end of the spectrum.
A two-run seventh inning allowed Smethport to rally and walk off with a 3-2 victory over Ridgway in an Elk County Legion League elimination game held Saturday afternoon in Smethport.
A single by Hobie Milliron in the seventh gave Smethport a 3-2 win.
ST. MARYS â€” The St. Marys Little League Softball Minor League All-Star squad advanced to the finals of the District 10 Tournament on Saturday afternoon by defeating the Elk County squad by a 14-3 score in four innings at Benzinger Park.
St. Marys will return to action Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Benzinger Park when they will play the winner of the loser's bracket. The Elk County and DuBois squads will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at DuBois to determine who the St. Marys opponent will be.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Elk County Boys Majors All-Star team wouldn't let DuBois just have the victory easily.
After trailing 5-0 and 14-7, Elk County had a sixth-inning rally fall short by a few feet as DuBois won 15-14 over Elk County Friday night in a District 10 Tournament elimination game at Knothole Park in Johnsonburg.
VIDEO: Confederate Flag Removed from SC Statehouse
The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse on Friday, marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely
ST. MARYS â€“ A St. Marys man was reportedly held at gunpoint Thursday night outside Sheetz in St. Marys.
ST. MARYS â€“ Contractors are in the process of preparing the site around Deckerâ€™s Chapel as the restoration project continues. The ground has been excavated around the chapelâ€™s perimeter, however, recent rainfall has dampened conditions at the site.
ST. MARYS â€” The Elk County Major League all stars eliminated the St. Marys squad from the District 10 Tournament on Wednesday by a 7-5 score in seven innings.
BRADFORD â€“ The Ridgway Legion team had much less success on the road Wednesday night than at home a night before.
A night after a 5-4 walkoff win against Fox Township, Ridgway managed only one hit in a 10-0, six-inning loss to top-seeded Bradford at the Kessel Athletic Complex at Pitt-Bradford.