GANT ICYMI: Week of March 4

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.

Clearfield Historical Society to Compile Cookbook

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Historical Society is excited to announce plans for an upcoming cookbook.

Beccaria Man Accused of Breaking into Local School Pleads Guilty

CLEARFIELD – A Beccaria man charged with burglary for breaking into a local school pleaded guilty Monday.

Judge Orders Decatur Twp. Supervisor Accused of Theft to Resign

CLEARFIELD – A Decatur Township Supervisor charged with stealing was ordered to resign as part of his plea agreement that was accepted Tuesday during sentencing court.

Four Suspected Drug Dealers Headed to Trial

CLEARFIELD – Four people will stand trial on felony charges for their alleged involvement in trafficking drugs in the Clearfield area.

Sentence in Millinder’s Homicide by Vehicle While DUI Case Discussed in Motions Court

CLEARFIELD – The sentence for a Madera man convicted of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence was discussed again during motions court Tuesday.

Clearfield County Joins Fight Against Tax Assessment Appeals

CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County is facing several significant tax assessment appeals but plans to share in the costs to fight back despite its bleak budget situation.

LT Supers OK Fire Truck Purchase

CLEARFIELD – After discussion and disagreement, the Lawrence Township Supervisors voted to purchase a 2019 Pierce fire truck during their meeting Tuesday evening.

Throwback Thursday: Chestnut Grove School in Bloom Township

Chestnut Grove, once known as Packerville, got its name long before the chestnut tree blight of the 1930’s devastated the once beautiful and useful hardwoods.

SCI Houtzdale Employee Accused of Smuggling Drugs into Prison Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – An employee of the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale has been accused of smuggling drugs into the prison.

Hearing Held for Former President of Kephart Trucking Who Was Accused of Stealing from Employees

CLEARFIELD – Tim Kephart, who was accused of stealing from the employees of Kephart Trucking a few years ago, was back in court Wednesday for a hearing on an appeal in his case.

Suspected Meth Dealer Waives Hearing

CLEARFIELD – A former Houtzdale man has been charged in connection with a crystal methamphetamine and cocaine pipeline from Akron, Ohio to Clearfield County.

Clearfield Commissioners Hear Update on Village of Hope

CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield County Commissioners saw the renderings for and heard an update on the Village of Hope during Tuesday’s workshop meeting.

2-1-1 Helpline to Offer Service in Clearfield Co.

CLEARFIELD – PA 2-1-1 Northwest will now be offering its helpline service to the citizens of Clearfield County.

Pay-what-you-can Café Opens in DuBois

DUBOIS – The Soul Platter Café – a non-profit, “pay-what-you-can” restaurant – recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate its opening in DuBois.

 

CCAAA to Hold Classes on A Matter of Balance
AARP Original and Refresher Driver Safety Courses Available

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