April 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Thaw exhibit runs through April 28

Once a year, students in county schools from kindergarten through 12th grade have an opportunity to display their work at the Art Space in Huntingdon.  More...

HCC, Juniata College partner for project

If anyone has had the opportunity to look at the website for Huntingdon Community Center lately, they will notice there have been some improvements and changes made  Thanks to the help of students from Integrated Media Arts classes at Juniata Co More...

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Area brief

Drainage work to begin on Blacklog Valley Road   More...

Huntingdon County’s Most Wanted

Name: David B. More...

Correction

A police report published April 12 incorrectly stated Alesha Defibaugh of Wood was cited as a result of a three-vehicle crash on Great Cove Road in Dublin Township, Fulton County, April 10.  Instead, it was Joseph Walker, 45, Blairs Mills, who w More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Saturday, April 14   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 

Flyers win 5-1, even series with Pens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — His team embarrassed by the defending Stanley Cup champions in a lopsided playoffopening loss, Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol could have panicked. Instead, he doubled down.  More...

Busch brothers out front

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle and Kurt Busch haven’t always seen eye-to-eye.  But as years have passed NASCAR’s iciest sibling rivalry has thawed a little bit, at least to the point where they can joke around a little bit.  More...

Marlins cool down Pirates

MIAMI (AP) — JB Shuck couldn’t help but smile when he got to first base with his career-high fourth hit of the game.  Playing in the big leagues for the first time since 2016, Shuck tied a Marlins franchise record for hits in a debut More...

People/Pastimes

Happy Birthday

GIMME 5! Happy birthday wishes go out to Blayke- Lynn Radawn Boyd, who turns 5 years old today, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Her proud parents are Travis and Richelle Boyd of Petersburg. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 2! Happy birthday wishes go out to Jonathan Benjamin Harmer, who turns 2 years old tomorrow, Sunday, April 15, 2018. His proud parents are Derek and Stephanie Harmer of Mill Creek. More...

Happy Birthday

SHE’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Brooklynn Grace Yohn, who turns 3 years old today, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Her proud parents are Bradley and Jill Yohn of Shade Gap. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Not on first-name basis

Dear Annie: My son’s best friend, “Travis,” has started to call me by my first name. For as long as I can remember, I was “Mrs. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Aries if born before 4:51 a.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Taurus.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Monday, April 16, 2018:  More...

Warm weather will end today

The area has seen a dramatic turn of events as far as weather is concerned, going from temperatures in the mid-30s at the beginning of the week to temperatures near 80 degrees today, but the warm temperatures will disappear as fast as they arrived.&n More...

Tribulations of a captive Huntingdon tributary

The tribulations of one of the Juniata River’s tributaries is well-known in Huntingdon Borough as flooding and storm water issues attributed to the Muddy Run trace back nearly 100 years.  Less understood is the fact that the stream is, in More...

General News

System brings threat of tornadoes to Midwest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A potent, slow-moving spring storm system that’s expected to persist through the weekend began raking the Plains and Midwest on Friday, bringing blizzard conditions to South Dakota and the threat of tornadoes from Texas More...

Homeless Samaritan still struggling with addiction

FLORENCE, N.J. (AP) — A homeless man whose selfless act of using his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist got him worldwide attention and an unexpected windfall says he’s still struggling with addiction.  More...

Thousands of Kentucky teachers rally for education funding

FRANKFORT, Ky. More...

Local Sports

Halee Smith repeats as area scoring champ

Sydney Reed sets mark for career three-point field goals

Few area girls have had such an immediate impact with their team from the beginning of their high school careers as Juniata Valley’s Halee Smith.  More...

2017-18 Area Girls Final Basketball Stats

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High School Softball:

Trojans win; Hornets, Rockets and Titans lose big

Mount Union   Sarah Gearhart pitched a shut-out for the Mount Union softball team Friday against visiting Williamsburg in a 10-0 Inter-County Conference North matchup that ended after five innings of play.  Gearhart struck out 11 of the 19 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

Israeli, Polish presidents join Holocaust remembrance march

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The presidents of Israel and Poland joined thousands of others Thursday for a Holocaust remembrance event at the former Nazi death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau, hoping to put recent tensions behind them.  More...

Indiana monk celebrates 75th jubiliee says, ‘First, love God’

SAINT MEINRAD, Ind. (AP) — Father Bonaventure Knaebel’s favorite chapter of the Rule of St. Benedict is Chapter 72.  More...

Vatican panel: Bishops to discuss women’s role

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s commission of Latin American church leaders is demanding greater decision making opportunities for women in the church and proposing that Pope Francis call a special meeting of the world’s bishops t More...

School News

Southern Huntingdon County HS Honor Roll

Clint Heath, principal of the Southern Huntingdon County Middle/High School, has announced the honor rolls for the third marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  Grade 6  Highest Honors  Kelsie Hawbaker, Rachel Horne, Tavia Lane, H More...

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