January 15th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ With a 10-3 record at the midpoint of the regular season, the Johnsonburg Ramettes continued their upward climb Tuesday night with a 51-25 win over visiting Brockway.
The Ramettes had four players in double figures as senior Rhianon Fowler paced all scorers with 12 points; she was complemented by juniors Chelsea Benson and Kassa Kocjancic, who both tallied 11 points apiece, and fellow senior Brittany Watts, who chipped in 10 points on the night.
CLARION COUNTY â€” Clarion-based Pennsylvania State Police have reported that a 19-year-old woman reported missing over the weekend was found deceased inside her vehicle â€”Â which she was last seen driving Friday evening â€” Tuesday morning at 7 a.m.
PSP report that the victim, Devan C. Knapp of Brookville, was discovered in the vehicle along Summerville Drive in Millcreek Township, Clarion County, by a passerby. Members of PSP-Clarion and PSP-Punxsy reported to the scene.Â
The incident remains under open investigation, with an autopsy to be conducted at a date and time yet to be determined.
The body of missing Brookville teen Devan C. Knapp, 19, was reportedly located earlier this morning in Millcreek Township, Clarion County. A cause of death has not been announced and an autopsy will be performed. The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Clarion at 814-226-1710 or PSP Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Johnsonburg Borough Police Chief Bryan Parana reported on a recent bank robbery during a brief council meeting held Monday afternoon.
JAY TWP. - With EQT recently announcing a tentative plan to drill in the Byrnes Run watershed, questions have been raised about the risks the activity poses to the water source for Jay and Huston townships.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Â Johnsonburg boys basketball had little trouble against an overmatched Brookville team, finishing the Raiders off early in a 66-31 victory Monday night at Johnsonburg Area High School.
Johnsonburg had a 10-2 lead after the first three minutes and went on to lead 27-6 after the first quarter.
Members of the Cameron and Elk Counties Local Housing Options Team [LHOT] met Wednesday afternoon to continue preparations for the third annual housing expo, held on Feb. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Edgewood Hall in St. Marys.
With the Elk Expo set to be revived this year, submissions of photographs or artwork are currently being sought to determine the design of the 2013 Elk Expo Patch.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders raised their District 9 League record to 2-1 with a 39-32 victory over the St. Marys Area Lady Dutch Saturday night at the ECCHS gym.
After the Lady Dutch had taken a 20-17 halftime lead, the Lady Crusaders went on a 12-0 run to open a 32-20 lead with 4:42 left in the third period. The Lady Dutch responded with a 6-0 run of their own to close out the period but Elk outscored St. Marys 7-4 in the fourth quarter to win the game.
KANE â€“ The Kane Wolves played with the Ridgway Elkers for a quarter but the Elkers outscored the Wolves 16-5 in the second quarter and cruised to the 62-35 victory in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Friday night.
Both teams had trouble getting the ball in the hoop early in the game. Ridgwayâ€™s leading scorer, Jesse Reynolds, had the first basket at the two-minute mark when he sliced through the lane for two. Kevin Cleer knocked down a three for the Wolves that gave the home team a 6-4 lead, which ended up being the last lead they had in the game.