June 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Officers use Fourth of July to encourage sober driving

PennDOT, state police and local police are using the Fourth of July to focus on the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” effort, urging motorists to not drive impaired over the holiday.  More...

Creation wraps up tomorrow evening

Contemporary Christian music fans staked their spots this week at Creation 2012 Main Stage at the Agape Farm, Shirley Township. More...

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Local News

Drug charges land men jail time

A young Huntingdon man accused of assaulting a sheriff’s deputy and selling heroin will spend up to five years in state prison for a series of offenses he blames on a life once dedicated to drugs.  More...

Police Log

Door damaged   More...

Area brief

‘Independence Week’ is Uptown Playground program theme   More...

World  Free Access 

Four arrested after calling N.C. deputy for drugs

SALISBURY, N.C. More...

Where states stand on implementing health care law

A look at where the 50 states and the District of Columbia stand on implementing President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul, which the Supreme Court ruled Thursday can go forward with its aim of covering more than 30 million uninsure More...

Handmade insert hides bulky camera in pretty purse

While the thought of lugging around a heavy camera and even bulkier bag may have you reaching for a small point-and-shoot or your smartphone, consider camouflaging your camera in a padded insert tucked into a pretty tote bag or purse instead. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, June 29   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon.  Saturday, June 30   More...

Local Sports

Three Curve players named Eastern stars

Altoona Curve catcher Ramon Cabrera, starting pitcher Brandon Cumpton and shortstop Brock Holt are headed to the 2012 Eastern League All-Star Game July 11 at Reading’s FirstEnergy Stadium, the league announced Thursday.  Holt will be makin More...

Curve beats Sens behind Cumpton

All-Star Brandon Cumpton tossed six scoreless innings and Robbie Grossman extended his hitting streak to 12 games in a 4-2 Altoona victory Thursday night at Metro Bank Park in Harrisburg. More...

Mahoning edges Spikes

The State College Spikes climbed back from an early 4-0 deficit to take a lead into the eighth inning, but the Mahoning Valley Scrappers struck for two runs in the bottom of the frame to deal the Spikes a 6-5 defeat Thursday night at Eastwood Field i More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

TURNING 1 IS SO MUCH FUN! Happy birthday to Owen David Klauss who turns 1 year old today, Friday, June 29, 2012. His proud parents are Jon and Brandi Klauss of Mill Creek. More...

Happy Birthday

LUCKY 7! Happy birthday to Kamden Kenneth Shope who celebrates his 7th birthday today, Friday, June 29, 2012. He is the son of Kristy Shope of Mill Creek and the late Richard Shope II. More...

Sheeder-Chesnut

John Edward Sheeder and Cathy Sue Chesnut were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Robertsdale Church of God by the Rev. Nathan Starr. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Cancer and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 3:14 p.m. (PST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, June 30, 2012:  More...

Judge appoints board member

After approximately three months without a third member, the Smithfield Township Supervisors now have a full board. More...

New high school principal named at Juniata Valley

During its monthly meeting Wednesday night, the Juniata Valley School Board unanimously approved Mike Estep as the new high school principal.  Estep, who graduated from Bellwood-Antis High School and currently resides in Sinking Valley, was in a More...

Daily News stretches baby contest deadline

Daily News director of advertising Carol Cutshall has announced the deadline to enter the TDN’s Most Beautiful Baby Contest has been extended.  “The new deadline to enter photos will be Friday, July 6,” said Cutshall.  More...

State  Free Access 

Corbett may face big decision on health care

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

House approves GOP’s $27.7 billion budget plan

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Republican-crafted spending plan, pushing it a step closer to enactment with the beginning of the state’s new fiscal year closing in.  More...

Deal reached on tax breaks for petrochemical refinery

HARRISBURG (AP) — Top state Republican lawmakers have reached an agreement on a package of tax breaks that Gov. More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Broad Top area water source contaminated

75 Years Ago  In one of the nicest ball games played on Blair’s Field this season at Huntingdon, the Smithfielders last evening continued their push toward the first cycle championship by again downing the “K of P’s.” The More...

Juniata River — then and now

Much has been written about the early day fishery of the Juniata River and its associated Huntingdon County tributaries. More...

The taste of summer — a great, basic deviled egg

When I think about summer, I think about deviled eggs. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Pick of the litter

Freshman Davis first of six Kentucky players chosen

By BRIAN MAHONEY  AP Basketball Writer   NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Anthony Davis hugged his college teammate, hugged his coach, and climbed on stage as the No. More...

Pens, Sid agree to 12-year deal

Sidney Crosby wants to be a Pittsburgh Penguin “forever.” For the moment he’ll have to settle for the next 13 years. More...

Rosol upsets Nadal in five sets at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It was Lukas Rosol and not Rafael Nadal who looked like a two-time Wimbledon champion used to pummeling opponents into submission on tennis’ biggest stage.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Belleville Livestock

BELLEVILLE — All kinds of livestock and hay sold every Wednesday since 1946 — hay at 11:30 a.m. and cattle at 1 p.m.  More...

School News

Local woman becomes member of Sigma Alpha Lambda

Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Miriah Kari Copenhaver, Mount Union, has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  More...

Flaig named to spring 2012 dean’s list

Sophomore Benjamin Flaig of Williamsburg received the dean’s list award at Clearwater Christian College for scholastic achievement during the 2012 spring semester. More...

Harchack completes biology degree at Saint Francis University

Phillip Martin Harchack of Huntingdon graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology from Saint Francis University, Loretto. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Please look for ‘family’ among your friends

Dear Annie: I have been with “Jim” for eight years. We are in our 40s and have been through a lot together. When I moved in with him three years ago, two of his kids lived with their mother, and the older boy was in prison. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

Cellphone etiquette

Dear Readers: What’s with people who have POOR CELLPHONE MANNERS? Here are some hints to make you (and hopefully those around you) aware of your surroundings:  • Lower your voice and watch your language! More...

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