GANT RELOAD: Week of Aug. 3

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.

Jamison Crowned 2015 Fair Queen

CLEARFIELD – Friends and family in her grandstand fan club waved a homemade sign – Abby for Queen. A panel of judges agreed as Abby Jamison was crowned the 2015 Fair Queen at the 27th annual competition at the Clearfield County Fair.

Firemen’s Parade Winners Announced

CLEARFIELD – Officials have announced the winners from Monday night’s annual firemen’s parade.

New Retailer to Purchase Former K-Mart Building

CLEARFIELD – A new retailer has agreed to a preliminary sales agreement with Pennmark Management Company Inc., for the former K-Mart building in the Save-A-Lot Plaza, Clearfield, announced Dr. William Grigsby, controller, Pennmark, at today’s Clearfield County Commissioners’ meeting.

Former Chief Claims Arson Was “A Joke,” But Co-defendant Tells Different Tale

DUBOIS- A former fire chief claims he was “just joking” when talking to a fellow firefighter about lighting brush fires. However, a co-defendant in the case claims the fires were set to “generate call volume.”

CCCTC Announces New Executive Director

CLEARFIELD – Officials at the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center have announced Elizabeth Frankhouser as the school’s newly selected executive director.

Bench Warrant Issued for Former CCCTC Executive Director

CLEARFIELD – All charges were held for court against the former executive director of the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center, and a bench warrant was issued after he failed to appear for his preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Wilson Charged After In-depth Sexual Abuse Investigation

CLEARFIELD – After an in-depth investigation by Lawrence Township police, Franklin William Wilson, 41, of Clearfield has been accused of sexually abusing six girls between 2001 and 2015.


Programs Announced at Parker Dam
PHOTOS: Fairgoers Treated to Country Music Night with David Nail

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