GANT RELOAD: Week of May 16

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: Downtown Clearfield Beautification Day

CLEARFIELD – Despite the rainy weather Saturday, volunteers still gathered to tidy up around the trees lining the streets of downtown Clearfield during the Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC) Beautification Day. All photos are by GANT Editor Jessica Shirey.

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Old Town Sportsmen’s Club Hosts 42nd Annual Fishing Derby

CLEARFIELD – The Old Town Sportsmen’s Club hosted its 42nd annual fishing derby Saturday at Lower Witmer Park. All photos are by GANT photojournalist Steven McDole.

CASD to Seek Bids for Proposed Demolition of Former Middle School, says Maney

CLEARFIELD – The proposed demolition of the former Clearfield Area Middle School was listed among the 2016-17 capital fund projects presented by Business Manager Sam Maney at Monday night’s Clearfield school board committee meetings.

Kaufman Waives Charges in Meth Case

DUBOIS – A Rockton man accused of making methamphetamine at his residence recently waived his right to a preliminary hearing during centralized court.

Woman Accused of “Huffing” in Local Shopping Plaza

DUBOIS – Charges have been filed against a Reynoldsville woman accused of “huffing” in a local shopping plaza.

Lawrence Supers Hear Resident’s Concerns Over Damaged Water Meter

CLEARFIELD – The Lawrence Township Supervisors heard from a resident of Nelson Road concerning a damaged water meter.

CMA Hears Landlord’s Concerns on Timing of Bill, Shut Off Notices

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield Municipal Authority heard from a local landlord concerning the timing of bill and shut off notices, especially in regards to apartment rentals.

Thompson Holds Hearing to Focus on the Farm Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, held a hearing focused on the effect of environmental regulations and voluntary conservation programs on rural farms across the nation.

Woman Accused of Smuggling Drugs into SCI Houtzdale Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – A Coatsville woman accused of smuggling drugs in to an inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale waived her right to a preliminary hearing during centralized court Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.

Man Suspected of Selling Marijuana Waives Charges

CLEARFIELD – A Philipsburg man charged after being found in possession of six pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop waived his right to a preliminary hearing during centralized court Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.

County Asking for Help from Selected MATTOM Customers

CLEARFIELD – The staff of the Clearfield County Planning and Community Development Office is asking for immediate help from selected Municipal Authority of the Township of Morris (MATTOM) customers.

Clearfield Salvation Army to Pilot a New Program: Mobile Lunch & Literacy

CLEARFIELD – Many people in the United States will go on vacation this summer.

CCCTC’S Co-outstanding Student Receives Award for Work
Pack 2 Cub Scouts Hold Crossover Ceremony

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