GANT RELOAD: Week of May 9

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.

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Official Grand Opening Held at Showers Field

DUBOIS – An official grand opening event was held at Saturday evening’s varsity baseball game between DuBois Central Catholic and DuBois High School at Showers Field in DuBois. All photographs are by GANT News photojournalist Steven McDole.

Greater DuBois Leadership Institute Visits Harrisburg

DUBOIS – The Greater DuBois Leadership Institute (GDLI) visited Harrisburg to meet with local legislators and learn more about government, issues within the state and to understand what they can do to help the local area as well as state.

CASD Gets Gloomy Budget Forecast, Contemplates 3-Mill Tax Increase

CLEARFIELD – At Monday night’s budget work session, members of the Clearfield school board heard a gloomy forecast from their Business Manager Sam Maney, which left them contemplating a 3-mill tax increase for 2016-17.

Couturiaux Accused of Cutting Hole in Security Fence at Wal-Mart to Steal Merchandise

DUBOIS – An Allport man has been accused of cutting a hole in a security fence at a Wal-Mart store in an effort to steal merchandise.

NJ Man Charged for Allegedly Reporting Tractor-trailer as Stolen After Fuel Leak

DUBOIS – A New Jersey man is facing charges for allegedly reporting his tractor-trailer stolen after he abandoned it because fuel was leaking out.

County Authorizes Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners on Tuesday authorized an agricultural conservation easement program during their regular meeting.

Commissioners Pass Resolution for Use of Force Policy for Security Guards

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners passed a resolution for a use of force policy for the county’s security guards and watchmen during their regular meeting Tuesday.

BREAKING: State Trooper Accused of Assaulting, Threatening Wife with Duty Weapon Waives Charges

CLEARFIELD – A state trooper who has been accused of brutally assaulting and then threatening his wife with his duty weapon waived all charges to court at his preliminary hearing today before Magisterial District Judge Jerome Nevling at the Clearfield County Jail.

Clearfield Borough Council Discusses Crumbling Retaining Wall

CLEARFIELD – During committee meetings last night, Clearfield Borough Council discussed a crumbling retaining wall along the railroad bed on Williams Street.

Children’s Aid Society to Launch Real Relationships Program in July
Graham Selected as Outstanding Staff Member at CCCTC

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