GANT RELOAD: Week of June 27

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.

Langley Accused of Threatening, Assaulting Employees at Local Hospital

DUBOIS – Aggravated assault charges have been filed against a DuBois man who allegedly threatened and assaulted employees at a local hospital.

Plans in the works for Rowland Theatre’s 100th Anniversary

PHILIPSBURG – There is about to be a big birthday in Philipsburg.

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Clearfield Bloom and Berry Bash

CLEARFIELD – The Bloom and Berry Bash filled the streets of downtown Clearfield with an array of summertime activities, craft and food vendors and more on Saturday. All photos are by GANT photojournalist Steven McDole.

Clearfield School Board Approves Budget with 2-Mill Tax Increase

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield School Board of Directors last night passed the 2016-17 budget, which includes a 2-mill tax increase.

Former Osceola Mills Firefighter Gets State Prison Sentence for Arson

CLEARFIELD – A former Osceola Mills firefighter charged with arson received a state prison sentence Monday during colloquy court.

Trial Under Way for DuBois Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend

CLEARFIELD – The trial for a DuBois man accused of killing his girlfriend in September of last year got under way Monday in Clearfield County Court.

House Sends 2016-17 State Budget to Senate without Raising Sales or Income Taxes, Reed Says

HARRISBURG – On Tuesday by a vote of 132-68, the House of Representatives sent a Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget to the Senate for consideration, House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) announced.

Commissioners Answer Questions on Sheriff’s Posse, Discuss Changes to Hotel Tax Law

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners answered questions about the sheriff’s posse and discussed changes to the hotel tax law at yesterday’s commissioners’ meeting.

Fields’ Murder Case Goes to Jury Today

CLEARFIELD – On Wednesday the case against a DuBois man accused of killing his girlfriend in September of last year will go to the jury in Clearfield County Court.

Consolidation Committee Reviews Final Section of Draft Home Rule Charter

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield-Lawrence Joint Consolidation Committee reviewed the final section of the draft home rule charter last night and revisited a couple previous pages for final discussions.

UPDATED: BREAKING: Fields Found Guilty of Girlfriend’s Murder

CLEARFIELD – A jury deliberated for approximately 48 minutes Wednesday morning before finding a DuBois man guilty of murdering his girlfriend in September of last year.

Man Pleads Guilty in Jewelry Theft Case

CLEARFIELD – An Indiana man pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge for taking more than $3,300 worth of jewelry during Tuesday’s plea and sentencing court.

Man Sentenced for Pointing Gun at Teen and his Father

CLEARFIELD – A Morrisdale man accused of pointing a gun at a teenager and his father was sentenced Tuesday in Clearfield County Court.

Kinley Reed Wins “Be Kind to Animals” T-shirt Design Contest
Huge Used Book Sale to be held July 14-16

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