August 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Longtime pastors to bid farewell

When the Revs. More...

Juniata River Cleanup planned for Sunday

Huntingdon County is well-known for its natural beauty and to preserve it, volunteers will set out along a portion of the Juniata River Sunday to clean up trash Sunday, Aug. More...

Jobs

Local News

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: Cory Shea Knode  Date of Birth: Jan 26, 1984  Age: 33 years old  Height: 5 feet, 11 inches  Weight: 135 pounds  Eye color: Green  Hair color: Brown  Last known address(es): Huntingdon  Wanted for: Failure More...

Building better recreation destinations

About a half-dozen women and men, ranging in age from young adult to late middleage, were walking single-file along a 2-foot-wide footpath through the woods, carrying the tools of forest-fire fighting: Pulaskis (axe-hoe combination), McClouds (bigtoo More...

Alexandria Library

Here’s to a good school year for all students, teachers and staff as a new school year begins. More...

Local Sports

Border, Price lead ’Cats to win over Mount Union

In an unexpectedly lopsided contest, Huntingdon rolled up 404 yards of total offense and gave up just 57 total yards in a 57-0 win over Mount Union Friday night at War Vets Field.  Senior running back Ian Border ran four times for 178 yards and More...

Valley strikes quickly in opening win at Tussey Mountain

Cameron Collins ran the opening kickoff back for a 75-yard touchdown, and Juniata Valley jumped out to a 12-0 first-quarter lead in Saxton Friday. More...

Rockets take advantage of turnovers to top CK

Friday’s season opener at Claysburg-Kimmel featured a lot of first game jitters with Southern Huntingdon and the host Bulldogs coughing up the football a combined six times within the first 15 minutes of the contest.  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...

Religion News

Victims wonder why priest is confessing now

Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn’t given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago.  Then they heard the startling news Tuesday that the perpetrator had become a priest and was ministering to Catholics not More...

How religion motivates people to give and serve

The stark reality is that the world is facing the greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945: Mass starvations are threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, while an unmatched refugee crisis continues in Syria.  More...

Four more sect members arrested in New Mexico

Four members of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect rocked by child sexual abuse allegations were arrested while trying to flee the state in two vans full of children, authorities said Thursday.  More...

Dollar Stretcher

The Dollar Stretcher

Granite counter tops  Here’s an easy and cheap way to clean granite countertops. Take an old spray bottle and fill it with rubbing alcohol. Keep it by your sink and give it a spray anytime you want to clean your countertop. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Those three words

Dear Annie: I’ve got three little words caught in my throat. I can’t decide whether or not to tell my girlfriend I love her. We’ve been dating for three months. She’s one of the kindest people I’ve ever met. More...

Special Sections

Crash victims’ names released

State police at Huntingdon have released names of those involved in the Henderson Township crash that claimed the life of one man, injured two others and destroyed the storefront of Kwik Fill just before 5 a.m. Aug. 23.  More...

Moose member earns top honor

Huntingdon Moose Lodge No. More...

Historic home part of rehab housing project

As reported in the Aug. More...

General News

Arkansas governor sets execution for inmate, spares another

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. More...

Police boost patrols around home of $758.7M Powerball winner

CHICOPEE, Mass. More...

Visiting justice to rule as Ohio judge recovers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A visiting judge will help out in an Ohio courthouse while a judge who was shot and wounded in an attack continues to recover, according to an announcement by the state’s chief justice.  Judge John Solovan, a re More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, Aug. 26   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Mount Union. For more information, call 643-0623.  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Moore scores 24 in Lynx win over Stars

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Maya Moore scored 24 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 89-70 on Friday night to secure a spot in the semifinals of the playoffs.  More...

Alonso homers off Chapman in Mariners win

NEW YORK (AP) — Yonder Alonso homered on a 100 mph fastball from demoted closer Aroldis Chapman in the 11th inning, and the Seattle Mariners outpitched the New York Yankees for a 2-1 victory Friday night.  More...

Sharapova opens with Halep

NEW YORK (AP) — Maria Sharapova’s first Grand Slam match in more than 1 1/2 years will come against No. 2-seeded Simona Halep at the U.S. Open.  More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Anniversary

Huntingdon couple marks 50th wedding anniversary

Happy anniversary wishes go out to David and Reba (Jones) Bowen of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 6! Happy birthday wishes go out to Lainey Jayce Ramsey, who turned 6 years old Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Her proud parents are Rodney and Brittany Ramsey of Huntingdon and her little brother is Huxen Dale Ramsey. More...

Elco retirees to hold breakfast

Now that the Huntingdon County Fair is over for another year and it is time for school to start, it is time to think of fall activities.  The former and retired employes of Elco will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 3:48 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, Aug. 28, 2017:  More...

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