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Philipsburg Man to Stand Trial in Rape Case

CLEARFIELD – All charges were held for court against a Philipsburg man accused of rape after a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. Kevin Karl Kephart, 49, of Philipsburg has been charged with rape, involuntary deviate sexual...

Theft Suspect Waives Charges

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman has waived her right to a preliminary hearing on more than 2,800 counts of theft charges, according to online court documents. Kathy A. Martin, 56, of Clearfield has been charged with 763 counts each of theft by unlawful taking; theft by deception;...

In Clearfield Schools . . . Parent Expresses Concern Over Communication, Safety Issues

CLEARFIELD – Although it’s not typical procedure for its committee meetings, the Clearfield school board listened to one parent’s concerns about the lack of communication from the district and school safety. Jennifer Campolong of Clearfield was primarily concerned with procedures...

NY Man Waives Hearing in Fleeing and Eluding Case

CLEARFIELD – A New York man accused of driving a tow truck recklessly on Interstate 80 and fleeing from state police while intoxicated waived his right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. Weilin Song, 33, of Flushing, NY...

New Millport Man Waives Hearing in Aggravated Assault, Fleeing and Eluding Case

CLEARFIELD – A New Millport man accused of nearly hitting state police patrol units while attempting to flee and who resisted being taken into custody waived his right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. Joshua Jeffrey...

County to Request Updated Reptile Study at Proposed Boggs Twp. Landfill Site

CLEARFIELD – On Tuesday, the Clearfield County Commissioners announced plans to contact the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and to request an updated reptile study for the site of the proposed Camp Hope Run landfill in Boggs Township. The commissioners were...

Former Office Manager Accused of Stealing from Employer Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – A former office manager accused of stealing more than $107,000 from Walter Hopkins and Company LLP of Clearfield waived her right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. Jonelle S. Smeal, 47, of Woodland has been...

County Supports Coal Industry

CLEARFIELD – Yesterday, the Clearfield County Commissioners supported their local coal industry by calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider its proposed Clean Power Plant rule. Further, the commissioners called for the EPA to either withdraw its...

Commissioners Approve RCAP Extension for Pennsylvania Grain Processing

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners approved a one-year extension to its RCAP grant agreement with Pennsylvania Grain Processing, which has plans to improve its facilities. During board discussion, Commissioner Joan Robinson-McMillen noted this was the third time the...