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Soybean crops used for biodiesel

A landscape of verdant fields is a common sight as harvest approaches, and even the agricultural novice can easily recognize field and sweet corn or grains.  Often, however, the fields of low, thick soybean growth goes unnoticed and unappreciate More...

General News

Recent studies show the benefits of eating eggs

Dear Doctor: I’m old enough to remember when eggs were good, then bad, and then so bad they were probably going to give you a heart attack. Now I’m hearing we’ve come full circle and eggs are good for you again. What gives?  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 9   Soup Kitchen o The Huntingdon Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen will be open from 6-7 p.m. Service is free of charge. For more information, call 643- 1302.  More...

Local Sports

Curve can’t capitalize

Dario Agrazal dealt six strong inning in his first start since May, but the Altoona Curve were unable to capitalize on late scoring chances and lost to the Trenton Thunder 2-1 Wednesday afternoon at ARM & HAMMER Park.  The Curve (60-51) were More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Corbin and Peralta lead Diamondbacks past Phillies

PHOENIX — Patrick Corbin struck out nine in a combined four-hitter, David Peralta had four hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0.  More...

Lindor’s three-run homer lifts Indians over Twins 5-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor connected for a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians again moved 10 games ahead of Minnesota in the AL Central with a 5-2 win over the Twins on Wednesday night.  More...

Mayfield debuts, Luck returns as preseason games begin

Welcome to the NFL, Baker Mayfield.  And welcome back to the league, Andrew Luck.  While the opening preseason game for most teams carries little intrigue as players from the back end of the roster try to strut their stuff, several story li More...

Annie's Mailbox

Waiting for confirmation on sister suspicions

Dear Annie: My granddaughter, “Melanie,” thinks that she has a half-sister 24 years younger.  Melanie believes that her father, long divorced from her mother, was asked by his former unattached girlfriend with whom he remained friend More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun and Moon in Leo.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Aug. 10, 2018:  More...

Special Sections

Open house set for master plan

For those who are interested in the update to the master plan of Raystown Lake, people will get an opportunity during open houses sessions to be held Saturday, Aug. 11, and Sunday, Aug 12.  The sessions, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Offering freedom to enjoy a visit

Going to the Huntingdon County Fair each year is something of a pilgrimage for area residents, but for those with mobility issues, touring the fairgrounds can be a arduous, if not impossible trek.  More...

Celebrating National Night Out together

A National Night Out celebration was held Wednesday night at the Isett Community Swimming Pool in Huntingdon, sponsored by the Huntingdon Borough Police Department (HPD). Cpl. More...

Local News

Brumbaugh, Woomer, Musser win dairy beef titles

After four days of livestock shows at the Huntingdon County Fair, it seemed fitting that judge Kenianne Rarick of Fleetwood closed out the 4-H and FFA Dairy Beef Show with support for the exhibitors and those who got them to the show ring this week.& More...

Baker, Reasner win top breeding beef titles at fair

Zoey Baker of James Creek won her first champion title at the 4-H and FFA Breeding Beef Show at the Huntingdon County Fair Sunday.  Baker, the daughter of Adam and Peggy Baker, showed the supreme champion beef female, a MaineTainer. More...

Emery makes history, Yocum repeats title in 60th beef show

History was made at the Huntingdon County Fair Wednesday, as exhibitors in the 4-H and FFA Fitting and Showmanship and Market Steer Shows observed the program’s diamond jubilee with two grand champions.  More...

Editorial

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: — — —  Trust, transparency paramount in church sex abuse fallout, Aug. 7   Retired Erie Catholic Bishop Donald W. More...

Letters to the Editor

Do what is best for the kids  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor,   More...

You Should Know

Q: When and where was the first Huntingdon County Fair held?  More...

People/Pastimes

Crowd enjoys annual senior day festivities

Senior citizens from all over the state and elsewhere came to the fairgrounds Wednesday for Senior Citizens’ Day. More...

Special Occasions

Aug. 9, 2018  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Troy and Caitlyn Schmidt of Mapleton, who celebrate their anniversary today, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Happy anniversary, Troy and Caitlyn!   More...

NASCAR

MICHIGAN

THREE THINGS TO WATCH

1. Sports-(NAS)car updates   More...

WATKINS GLEN

THREE THINGS WE LEARNED

1. Chase this  So much to unpack here. Chase Elliott won his first Cup Series race on his 99th attempt, snapping a 37-race losing streak for Hendrick Motorsports, which celebrated its 250th Cup win as a race team. More...

SPEED FREAKS

A few questions we had to ask ourselves

The seal is broken. How many more wins for Chase this year? GODSPEAK: Chase will grab at least one more at a short track or maybe Charlotte’s ROVAL. More...

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