GANT RELOAD: Week of Dec. 29

The weekly reload gives readers a look back upon the most noteworthy stories of their work week.  It contains the big headlines, as well as a few stories you might have missed. It might even include a story or two of the lighter side.

The reload will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part, the reload will be filled with local headlines, but every now and again, a state, world or national story will make the list.

Nelson Gets State Prison for Trespassing While Under the Influence of Drugs

CLEARFIELD – A DuBois man charged with entering a house without permission was sentenced to state prison in Clearfield County Court.

Crownover Sentenced for Leaving Injured People after Accident

CLEARFIELD – A Madera man who fled the scene of an accident leaving two injured people while the vehicles burned was sentenced in Clearfield County Court.

Average Gas Prices Fall 6.8 Cents in PA

PENNSYLVANIA – Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have fallen 6.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.59 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,269 gas outlets in Pennsylvania.

Thompson Issues Statement on Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility Contract Renewal

BELLEFONTE – U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement upon news that the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has awarded Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility (MVCF), in Philipsburg, Clearfield County, as the BOP’s preferred facility for the Northeastern United States.

Christmas Holiday Crash Statistics Released by State Police

HARRISBURG – During the five-day Christmas holiday driving period, which took place from Dec. 24 through Sunday, the Pennsylvania State Police investigated a total of 728 crashes.

Census Bureau Projects U.S. and World Populations on New Year’s Day

WASHINGTON – As the nation prepares to ring in the New Year, the U.S. Census Bureau has projected the United States population will be 320,090,857 on Jan. 1, 2015.

Grim Discovery: After 3 Days of Intense Search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Debris and Dead Bodies

So far, two bodies have been sighted, Indonesian Navy Official Manahan Simorangkir told CNN. The body of a woman has been recovered, but large waves have prevented crews from getting to the second body.

Police Investigating Hit-and-run Accidents

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield Borough police have initiated an investigation into a hit-and-run accident that occurred at 10 p.m. Dec. 20.

DuBois Police: Woman Found in Possession of Crystal Meth

DUBOIS – A 32-year-old DuBois woman will face multiple drug-related charges after law enforcement found her in possession of crystal meth, items of drug paraphernalia and a large sum of U.S. Currency, reported the DuBois City police today.

Race Street Brew Works Holds Ribbon Cutting

CLEARFIELD – Race Street Brew Works of Clearfield held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Dec. 27, announced Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC) Main Street Manager Loretta Wagner.

Community Action Announces Raffle Winners
Speed Limit Restored on I-80 in Clearfield, Centre and Clinton Counties

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