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June 13th, 2013

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.

June 12th

Supervisors apply for DEP grant

June 13, 2013

BROCKPORT – The Horton Township Board of Supervisors is awaiting a response from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection [DEP] concerning a recycling grant.

Ridgway teens waive hearings in crime spree

June 13, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Two teens, charged in a string of vandalism, car theft, and burglary, were in District Court Wednesday where they waived hearings on charges stemming from a crime spree that took place throughout Ridgway Borough over the June 1 weekend.

Six charged with shoplifting over $1,000 from Walmart

June 13, 2013

KERSEY – Six individuals have been arrested and charged in a spate of retail thefts at the Walmart Supercenter in Fox Township that police say totaled over $1,000 in stolen goods.

June 11th

Drum corps taking center stage at Blast in the Burg

June 12, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – An impressive lineup of open class drum corps are set to perform at a Blast in the Burg IV taking place Friday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. at Memorial Field in Johnsonburg.

Rams advance to state final

June 12, 2013

Johnsonburg baseball team members celebrate after an 8-1 win over WPIAL champion California in the PIAA Class A semifinal Tuesday night at First Commonwealth Bank Field in Homer City. The Rams advance to play District 4 champion Canton at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park at Penn State University for the PIAA Class A championship.

Homicide by vehicle defendant in court Tuesday

June 12, 2013

A Byrnedale man charged in a July 11, 2012, wreck along SR 255 in Weedville that claimed the life of his 23-year-old passenger was in Elk County Court Tuesday where he asked a judge to weigh in on the admissibility, and accessibility, of the evidence against him before going to trial.

Letter indicates Vaughn no longer can hold office

June 12, 2013

A letter drafted by Elk County Solicitor Thomas Wagner indicates Charlie Vaughn should no longer serve as a supervisor for Highland Township.

RASD adopts budget with no tax hike

June 12, 2013

The Ridgway Area School District Board of Directors adopted a final budget for the 2013-2014 school year that does not increase taxes for its residents during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

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