GANT’s ICYMI: Week of June 12

GANT’s ICYMI 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.

GANT’s ICYMI will be posted each weekend for your perusal. For most part, it will be filled with local headlines, but every now and again, a state, world or national story will make the list.

Priority First Federal Credit Union Holds Grand Opening, Ribbon-Cutting at Clearfield Branch

CLEARFIELD – Priority First Federal Credit Union held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting event Friday afternoon at its Clearfield branch office. It is located at 214 N. Second St., Clearfield.

Long-standing Music Festival Will Go On

DUBOIS – A long-standing music festival will go on.

BREAKING: Clearfield Man Accused of Setting Apartment Fire to File False Insurance Claim

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man has been accused of setting fire to his apartment to file a false insurance claim, according to court paperwork filed today with the office of Magisterial District Judge Richard Ireland.

BREAKING: Four Inmates Injured in Physical Altercation at Moshannon Valley Correctional Center

DECATUR TOWNSHIP – A statement was released today detailing a physical altercation among inmates Saturday at the Moshannon Valley Correctional Center in Decatur Township.

Search for Missing Clearfield Woman Drew Upon Manpower from Several Agencies

CLEARFIELD – The search for a missing Clearfield woman drew upon manpower from several agencies Saturday, according to Emergency Services Director Joe Bigar.

Gonzales Gets Long Prison Sentence for Burglaries

CLEARFIELD – A DuBois man accused of two burglaries was given a long prison sentence Monday during colloquy court.

DuBois Man Waives Hearing for Allegedly Threatening Employee Who Wouldn’t Sell Him Cigarettes

DUBOIS – A DuBois man accused of threatening an employee who wouldn’t sell him cigarettes waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday during centralized court.

DuBois Man Pleads Guilty to Arson for Setting Two Dumpster Fires

CLEARFEILD -A DuBois man pleaded guilty Monday to arson for setting two dumpster fires in January.    

Ross Pleads Guilty in Child Pornography Case

CLEARFIELD – A DuBois man accused of having child pornography pleaded guilty Tuesday during sentencing court.

Salary Board Approves Sheriff’s Request

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Salary Board approved a request from Sheriff Wes Thurston at Tuesday’s meeting.

DA: Child Advocacy Center Receives Donation

CLEARFIELD – Penn State DuBois’ Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club has donated a play kitchen set to the Child Advocacy Center of Clearfield County (CAC-CC).

BPOE Lodge No. 540, Troop 2 Participate in Flag Day Ceremony

CLEARFIELD – Local Boy Scouts and members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 540 of Clearfield gathered Wednesday night to honor the flag of our nation.

Toney Sent to State Prison for Selling Meth

CLEARFIELD – A DuBois man was sentenced Tuesday to state prison for selling methamphetamine.

Daniel Michael Toney, 30, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and criminal use of communication facility.

Lanager’s Strangulation Case Headed to County Court

CLEARFIELD – A Woodland man accused of felony strangulation had his case held to county court following a preliminary hearing Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.

Things Looking Up for Visit Clearfield County

CLEARFIELD – Things are looking up after major changes with Visit Clearfield County, the tourism promotion agency for Clearfield County, and the governing board, Clearfield County Recreation and Tourism Authority, received updates on how things are.

Clearfield Borough Council Opposes Camp Hope Run Landfill

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield Borough is gearing up to join renewed efforts to oppose a proposed landfill in Boggs Township.

Plans for Repair to Timber Dam Taking Shape in Clearfield Borough

CLEARFIELD – Plans are taking shape for repairs to the Raftmen’s Memorial Timber Dam in Clearfield Borough.


Programs Announced for June 29-July 4 at Parker Dam
Central Intermediate Unit No. 10 Receives Contribution from CNB Bank

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