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November 9th, 2012

None injured as fire destroys cab on tanker truck

November 10, 2012

NANSEN – No one was injured Friday morning when a fire destroyed the cab of a tanker truck on Route 66 near Nansen in Highland Township.
The tanker was loaded with 4,500 gallons of liquid wax, according to Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department.
He said the incident “could have been a lot worse” if the fire had spread to the tanker.

School district keeps taxes within index rate

November 10, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District Board of Directors approved a resolution to not raise taxes above the PDE index rate for the 2013-2014 school year during Thursday night's regular meeting.

November 8th

Community pauses to remember veterans

November 9, 2012

Local dignitaries, veterans and county officials gathered Thursday morning at Ridgway Area High School for a special Veterans Day program.
Ralph Tettis, chief of the Ridgway Police Department, was emcee for the assembly and introduced various borough and county officials, in addition to state Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk), and a large number of veterans and members of local servicemen burial detail groups.

Veterans recognized at annual program

November 9, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School District held their annual Veterans Day program in the high school auditorium Thursday morning.

Elk County residents plead guilty to drug ring charges

November 9, 2012

Four Elk County residents pleaded guilty in Elk County Court Monday to drug offenses related to the operation of a Jefferson County-based drug trafficking ring.

Last-minute stay spares killer's life

November 9, 2012

BELLEFONTE – A last-minute stay of execution was awarded Thursday evening in a case involving the 1993 murder of a teenage girl following defense attorneys' appeals in federal court.

November 7th

VFW gives back to the community

November 8, 2012

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5887 donated over $9,000 to organizations within the community during a special ceremony Wednesday night.

Johnsonburg man pleads not guilty in marijuana operation

November 8, 2012

A Johnsonburg man charged with using his home as a marijuana grow house pleaded not guilty in Elk County Monday to violations of The Drug Device and Cosmetics Act.

Footlighters presenting dinner theatre comedy

November 8, 2012

Tonight the Elk County Footlighters kick off their three-day dinner theatre presentation featuring the comedy "Sin, Sex and the CIA: An American Farce." The event runs Friday and Saturday evening at The Royal Inn in Ridgway as part of a buffet dinner beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Charles J. Schutz

November 8, 2012

Charles J. Schutz, age 80, formerly of Brockway, and currently a resident at Christ the King Manor in DuBois, passed with his loving family at his side on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at the DuBois Regional Medical Center.
He was born June 26, 1932, in St. Marys, son of Jerome and Dorothy Dill Schutz.
He married Mary Lou Renwick, she predeceased him on Sept. 27, 1965.
Charlie was a member at St. Tobias Church in Brockway.

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