August 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County processes 13,000 doe applications

This is the time of year when deer hunters across the county patiently wait for the second round of antlerless deer licenses or bonus tags to come in the mail. The first round of antlerless licenses went out the first Monday of July.  More...

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Local News

Local talent shines on fair’s Midway Stage

Local youth and adult showed their talent Wednesday evening at the Huntingdon County Fair during the annual talent show on the Midway Stage.  Results from the competition are as follows:  Adults — Lauren Albright, 1st; Amy Yatta, 2nd. More...

Romano has fair’s top wheelbarrow arrangement

Youths and adults competed in the wheelbarrow floral arrangement contest at the Huntingdon County Fair this week. More...

Millville brothers guilty of hoarding Chihuahuas

MILLVILLE (AP) — Two brothers accused in one of the worst cases of animal hoarding in Pennsylvania history have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty less than a month after 185 Chihuahuas were seized from their home.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 11   AA Meeting p Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For information, call 643-0623.  More...

Local Sports

Let’s get ready for football camp

Huntingdon   More...

Cole sharp, offense stays hot in 6-1 Curve win

Pirates top prospect Gerrit Cole blanked the Trenton Thunder into the sixth inning and Altoona’s offense continued its resurgence as the Curve knocked off Trenton 6-1 Friday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.  More...

College Softball:

Sam Kszepka named new Juniata coach

Former All-American Samantha “Sam” Kszepka, a longtime collegiate assistant with stints at both Division I and Division III institutions, has been named Juniata College’s new head softball coach.  Kszepka (pronounced “she More...

People/Pastimes

Births

Ashley N. and Dustin S. Miller of Petersburg are proud to announce the birth of their son, Camdyn Lee Miller, July 12, 2012, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. More...

Share scouting adventures in The Daily News

Share the excitement of Boy and Girl Scouting with Daily News readers. More...

Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY wishes go out to Ian S. Yutzy who turns 5 years old today, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. His proud parents are Noah and Diane Yutzy of Petersburg. More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Cleaner car carpets I just bought a new car, but I have kids and clients coming in and out of my car all the time. I really wanted to keep it clean, but refused to keep hauling my vacuum cleaner out. More...

Annie's Mailbox

ANNIE’S MAILBOX

No one should feel rushed into marriage

Dear Annie: I’m a college student and only get to see my long-distance boyfriend once every four or five weeks. We’ve been dating for more than 18 months. More...

Doctor K

Blood in urine has many potential causes

DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor did a urine test and says I have hematuria. What is this? And what could have caused it?  More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Gemini if born before 1:23 a.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Cancer.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 13, 2012:  More...

Company seeks to repay checks

A gold-buying company which has been reported to have sent bad checks to customers in the Huntingdon area is hoping to make restitution on not only the amount of the checks they sent out, but for the bad check fees incurred by their victims.  More...

Fair is a tradition for all who attend

Since 1831, people in Huntingdon County and beyond have made it a tradition to come to the Huntingdon County Fair.  More...

‘Emma’ tops local list as popular baby name

It’s sometimes a tremendous struggle for expectant parents to come up with the perfect name for a child.  After all, this is the name they will have from the time of their birth until the end of their life, so finding a name that will &ldq More...

State  Free Access 

Dime sells for $1.6 million

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dime made in 1873 has cost someone a pretty penny: It sold for $1.6 million at auction.  More...

World  Free Access 

Two border agents accused in smuggling ring convicted

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two former Border Patrol agents were found guilty Friday of smuggling hundreds of people into the U.S. in Border Patrol vehicles.  More...

US farmers expect poorest corn crop in a decade

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A deepening drought in the nation’s farm states has cut further into this fall’s harvest, with farmers now expected to pull from their fields the lowest corn yield in more than a decade.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Fair opens under sunny skies

75 Years Ago  More...

Five great movies about troubled marriages

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones play a longtime married couple who’ve fallen into a rut in the surprisingly honest and effective “Hope Springs.” She hopes intensive couples’ therapy will restore their More...

Meeting at HCC

Gearing up for fall programs

We’re all thinking it, so I’m just going to come out and say it: We’ve got a little over two weeks until school starts. Don’t shoot the messenger!  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Jeter anchors US relay team to world record

LONDON (AP) — Five things to know about Friday, Day 14 of the London Olympics:  • Carmelita Jeter powers U.S. relay to world record.  • Durant helps U.S. More...

Three share PGA lead as Kiawah snarls back

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. More...

Charles helps Chiefs earn 27-17 victory

Chiefs 27, Cardinals 17  KANSAS CITY, Mo. More...

Religion News

Mormon blessing could be part of national convention

Spiritual leaders will give invocations and benedictions each day at the Republican National Convention. Will Mitt Romney ask anyone from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to offer a blessing?  More...

‘Heaven’s Gates, Hell’s Flames’ drama to visit Beavertown Bible

Beavertown Bible Church, Todd, will host a one-of-a-kind drama at 7 p.m. nightly Sunday, Aug. 19, through Tuesday, Aug. 21, which challenges its viewers to answer the question, “Where will you be when reality strikes?”  More...

Ministry with a message

RaeAnn Allison stands outside the Community Chapel of Hesston’s tent Wednesday evening at the Huntingdon County Fair. More...

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