Mifflin County budget passes with no tax, millage rate increase
The Mifflin County Commissioners on Thursday unanimously passed the county's 2014 budget that features no tax increase and the millage rate remaining at 14.250.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Young dad electrocuted
A Beavertown man was electrocuted at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after he came in contact with a live high-voltage wire in West Beaver Township, Snyder County.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Mifflin County Garden Club decorates McCoy House for Christmas
Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Mifflin County Garden Club members Lois Armstrong, left, and Jane Howe decorate a fireplace in the basement of the McCoy House Tuesday in Lewistown in preperation for the Festival of Ice.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ed Pawlowski democratic candidate for governor swings through Mifflin County on jobs tour
One of the Democratic candidates hoping to challenge Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett in the 2014 general election stopped in Mifflin County on Monday on a two-day whirlwind tour throughout the commonwealth.
Winning Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 sold in Mifflin County
One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 was among 31,039 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Monday, Dec. 2, drawing.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Lewistown borough council officially appoints White as manager
"He brings a lot of new experience from businesses he as worked with and I believe he is well suited for the job," Rager said.
Tuesday November 26 2013
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS POSTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY AND PENNDOT SAYS THEY ARE TRYING TO KEEP THE ROADS IN GOOD SHAPE, ESPECIALLY FOR HOLIDAY TRAVELERS.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Carrington convicted for armed robbery of Lewistown Sunoco
One of three people involved in an armed robbery on July 26, 2012, at the Sunoco station on South Main Street was convicted Wednesday of all six charges filed against him.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Asks county residents to consider turbine impact
It has been said that there is a time and place for everything. It could also be said that a value can be assigned to everything.
Jury acquits man of charges
A Mifflin County jury deliberated for less than 30 minutes before acquitting John T. Loner of rape and other related offenses stemming from allegations he sexually abused a now 14-year-old girl over a period of several years.
Inside Phillya s Drinking HabitsWe drink a lot of vodka... and Barefoot wine.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board just released its 2012-13 Retail Year In Review report , which tallies up the wine and spirits sales throughout the state.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Sentinel photo by GEORGE LUCAS Mifflin County cheerleader Haley Stricker displays an 'H' Saturday as the squad spells 'Huskies' during the Richland Cheer Classic, which serves as the District 6 championships.
Tis the season of giving
Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Captain David Means, right, of the Salvation Army Lewistown Corps stands with Burnham Lions Club president, Ned Kauffman, center, and member Hal Kester as they ring bells Saturday during the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle kick-off outside K-Mart in Burnham.
MCHS senior to march in Thanksgiving parade
The Mifflin County High School senior recently was accepted as a member of the 2013 Tournament of Bands All-Star Marching Band.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Board approves $16 million renovations for junior high
A $16 million plan to renovate Mifflin County Junior High School was approved Thursday night during a special meeting of the school district's board of directors.
Board votes to drop appeal
The Mifflin County Regional Police Board of Directors voted to stop pursuing legal action against Armagh Township during a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday.
Community shows strong support for the arts
The mural depicting the history of theater in downtown Lewistown was dedicated on Nov. 1 on the site facing the west wall of Wilson's Gifts and Jewelry next to the Juniata Valley Bank.
Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Mifflin County High School seniors Finnian Saylor, left, and Kaylee Knouse perform a skit Thursday during the Senior Show presented by the Mifflin County High School Class of 2014 at the high school auditorium in Lewistown.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Marjorie Ann (Kunes) Hambright
Marjorie Ann Hambright, 71, Burnham, was lifted in the arms of her Savior and Lord early Wednesday evening at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, surrounded by family and a few close friends after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Man convicted of molesting 2 girls
A Mifflin County jury deliberated for just 45 minutes Tuesday before convicting 49-year-old Patrick L. Cook of multiple counts pertaining to the molestation of two juvenile girls.