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Clearfield Couple Accused in Assault Rifle Theft

A Clearfield couple has been jailed for allegedly stealing an assault rifle from the Bob's Army & Navy store, according to the Clearfield Borough police. Police received a complaint about the alleged theft of an AK-47 assault rifle that occurred on or about Sept.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Fugitive of the Week: Paul William Witherite

District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr. has announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of Sept. 15. Shaw identified the fugitive as Paul William Witherite, 27, of McAteer Street, Houtzdale.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Houtzdale, PA, Trooper, PA, Clearfield, PA

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Man Sentenced to State Prison in Overdose Death

A Millerton man will spend up to 10 years in state prison for supplying heroin to a man who died of an overdose. Ryan Seth Ray, 25, 7 Pine Hill Dr., Millerton, pleaded guilty to drug delivery resulting in death, involuntary manslaughter, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia during plea and sentencing court in Clearfield County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, State Prisons, Prison, DuBois, PA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Ex-students fondly remember one-room schoolhouses

Mildred English, 87, sat in a desk at the Frenchville School, a one-room schoolhouse in rural Clearfield County, drinking coffee out of a foam cup and remembering the metal cup she used for drinking water when she was a student at a nearby one-room school. "The boys took a bucket to a farmer down the road to get water for the class, and we each had a tin cup that hung on a nail on the wall," English said.

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Related Topix: Frenchville, PA, Upper St. Clair, PA, Mount Pleasant, PA, Fort Lewis College, Northern Illinois University

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Progress

Woman to stand trial for stealing from late mother

By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer Deborah Hilliard, 57, of DuBois, who is accused of stealing from her late mother, had all charges bound over for court following a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James Hawkins yesterday in DuBois. Hilliard is accused of stealing her mother, Bertha Smeltzer's retirement money and using Smeltzer's Discover credit card for her own personal purposes instead of using them to pay for her mother's care at the DuBois Nursing Home and pay her prescription drug costs.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Long Term Care, Health

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Ales for Tails Slated or Oct. 4

Ales for Tails, a craft beer tasting event to benefit the Clearfield County SPCA, will be held from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Expo II Building at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds. Event tickets are $20 each and entitle the holder to a sampling of craft beers.

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AARP Safe Driving Courses Available

The Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc., in partnership with the American Association of Retired Persons , is offering area individuals aged 50 and older the opportunity to take the AARP Driver Safety Program course. The classroom course was developed by AARP to help drivers remain safe on today's roads while providing the bonus of a three-year discount on the eligible course graduates' car insurance.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Visit Clearfield County to Co-Host Hunting Works Meeting

Many Clearfield businesses have become members. However, non-members are invited to attend the presentation at the Hunting Works meeting.

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Related Topix: Clearfield, PA, DuBois, PA

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Clearfield Borough Holds CDBG Public Hearing

Clearfield Borough Council held the first of two public hearings required in the Community Development Block Grant application process last evening before its committee meeting. The purpose of the first public hearing is to provide opportunities for the general public to participate in planning for future projects by identifying needs of low and moderate income residents.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Progress

Weekend Events

Art shows Susquehanna River Art Center of Clearfield announces the paintings of Betty Buckell, Rose Smith, Rachel Confer and Cindy McMurray will be on display at Ethan's Caf through tomorrow. --- The Susquehanna River Art Center's art exhibit at Penn Highlands Clearfield runs through Sept.

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Related Topix: Clearfield, PA, Photography, Arts, Breakfast, Life, Food, Osceola Mills, PA, Houtzdale, PA

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County to Request Updated Reptile Study at Proposed Boggs Twp. Landfill Site

On Tuesday, the Clearfield County Commissioners announced plans to contact the state Department of Environmental Protection and to request an updated reptile study for the site of the proposed Camp Hope Run landfill in Boggs Township. The commissioners were contacted by a concerned individual about the rattlesnake population at the proposed landfill site.

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ExploreJefferson: Clearfield Pharmacist's License Suspended...

A Clearfield pharmacist was suspended for a period of four years because he pleaded guilty to felony charges in a federal court. According to court documents, 45-year-old Eric Vern Fox of Clearfield, Clearfield County, was suspended for a period of four years because he pleaded guilty to felony charges in a federal court.

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Police Blotter

An incident of harassment occurred Aug. 29 at the Philipsburg-Osceola football field parking lot. During the incident, two teens allegedly engaged in a physical altercation.

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Former Office Manager Accused of Stealing from Employer Waives Hearing

A former office manager accused of stealing more than $107,000 from Walter Hopkins and Company LLP of Clearfield waived her right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail. Jonelle S. Smeal, 47, of Woodland has been charged with multiple counts of theft by unlawful taking; theft by deception; forgery; access device issued to another who did not authorize use; other reason access device is unauthorized by issuer; and receiving stolen property; and then tampering with records or ID-writing.

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Related Topix: Clearfield, PA, Woodland, PA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Commissioners Approve RCAP Extension for Pennsylvania Grain Processing

The Clearfield County Commissioners approved a one-year extension to its RCAP grant agreement with Pennsylvania Grain Processing, which has plans to improve its facilities. During board discussion, Commissioner Joan Robinson-McMillen noted this was the third time the county has awarded an RCAP extension for these monies.

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County Supports Coal Industry

Yesterday, the Clearfield County Commissioners supported their local coal industry by calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its proposed Clean Power Plant rule. Further, the commissioners called for the EPA to either withdraw its proposed CPP rule, or to revise it to eliminate the "economic shocks" expected to occur in critical coalfield communities across the country.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science

Wed Sep 03, 2014

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Police Blotter

Police received a report about an alleged trespassing incident on Carbon Mine Road.

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Gabler to Host Concealed Carry Seminar

State Rep. Matt Gabler will host a concealed carry permit seminar on Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at The Red Fern Banquet Hall, 421 Old Kersey Rd., Kersey.

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Related Topix: Guns, Kersey, PA, DuBois, PA, Elk County, PA

Tue Sep 02, 2014

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Woman Gets State Prison for Selling Heroin

An area woman accused of selling heroin on seven, different occasions was sentenced to state prison during plea and sentencing court in Clearfield County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, State Prisons, Prison, Clearfield, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Sep 01, 2014

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Taste of Home: Share and Win

Click Here Simply click on the button above to email a friend about the show and you will automatically be entered to win up to $100 to spend at the Taste of Home Cooking Event on September 20, 2014 at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds, Expo II.

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