The GANT 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 GANT 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.
CLEARFIELD – An unorthodox idea could have many benefits for citizens of Clearfield County.
When Clearfield County Sheriff Wes Thurston publicly announced his intention to form a posse of volunteers, feelings were mixed. However, as residents are stepping up to answer the call, the benefits are starting to become clear.
CLEARFIELD – The new Clearfield County board of commissioners reorganized for 2016 on Monday.
Commissioner John A. Sobel was voted to serve as chairman. Commissioner Tony Scotto was voted to serve as vice chairman.
CLEARFIELD – During its reorganizational meeting Monday, the Clearfield County Salary Board approved the 2016 salaries for the elected officials and the salaried employee group.
CLEARFIELD – Wade Cowder will continue to head the Clearfield Borough Council.
At Monday’s reorganizational meeting, Cowder was re-appointed as president of council, with Brian Lytle serving as vice president and Heather Bozovich serving as president pro-tem.
CLEARFIELD – The Lawrence Township Supervisors held their annual reorganizational meeting last evening, followed by their regular business meeting.
CLEARFIELD – A shortage of court reporters has created a dilemma for Clearfield County, according to President Judge Fredric Ammerman and Court Administrator F. Cortez “Chip” Bell.
CLEARFIELD – A state prison inmate who threatened to kill a judge, a police officer and his ex-girlfriend was scheduled for sentencing Monday in Clearfield County Court.
CLEARFIELD – An inmate who smuggled drugs into a state prison by swallowing balloons filled with marijuana and suboxone pleaded guilty Monday during a special sentencing session.
CLEARFIELD – A state prison inmate received a lengthy sentence Monday for assaulting two corrections officers.
CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Area School District Board of Directors unanimously approved the settlement of the Girard-Goshen Elementary School roof litigation with the two remaining defendants during a special meeting for legal purposes Tuesday night.
CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman accused of setting fire to a hotel room pleaded guilty Tuesday in Clearfield County Court.
CLEARFIELD – A Morrisdale woman accused of taking more than $19,600 from the West Branch Band Booster Club waived her right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.
CLEARFIELD – A Bellefonte man accused of attempted murder was scheduled to appear in Clearfield County Court Wednesday.
CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman will be spending time in state prison for possessing a gun and selling cocaine.
Ashley Marie Kirk, 27, 212 E. Cherry St., Clearfield, currently an inmate of the jail, pleaded guilty to possession of firearm prohibited in one case and to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance-cocaine in two, other cases Tuesday in Clearfield County Court.
DUBOIS – A man has been accused of directing a threat towards the DuBois Area School District, reported DuBois City police.
HOUTZDALE – Charges were held for court against two inmates who were allegedly involved with the April riot at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale following a preliminary hearing Thursday at Magisterial District Judge James Hawkins’ office.