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Planning commission hears requests
The Mifflin County Planning Commission held its first public hearing for allocation of Mifflin County's 2013 Community Development Block Grant funds Thursday at the Mifflin County Courthouse.
Fri May 17, 2013
Special Report: Fatal Custody Exchange. Michael Ayers' Story Part 2
Hollie Ayers is on a crusade. She is talking candidly about her experience with domestic violence, how she lost her 2-year-old son to it, and changes she'd like to see in the court system.
Tue May 14, 2013
Editor's note: In the boys scholarship ceremony that appeared on Page B1 of Saturday's edition of The Sentinel, an editing error inadvertently attributed several paragraphs to the incorrect student.
Fire claims Lumber City home
Firefighters look on as a fire at 120 West Railroad St., Reedsville, is extinguished.
Pitching the pigskin
Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Joe Lacombe, of Milroy, prepares to launch a football Monday in the football throwing event at the Senior Games at Kish Park.
Sun May 12, 2013
Police:?Man charged with felonies
A 19-year-old was arrested and charged with two felonies Thursday after the Mifflin County Junior High and High schools were burglarized and a firearm was stolen from a vehicle on West Cedar Lane and Logan Boulevard, Mifflin County Regional Police report.
Sat May 11, 2013
Former treasurer's wife seeks support for Civitts
My husband, Gerald R. Hepler, Mifflin County Treasurer for 32 years, hired Deb Civitts to work in the treasurer's office 13 years ago to replace current treasurer, Janice Peachey, while Janice was on leave.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER East Derry Elementary School student Dominick Morgan, 5, takes his turn touching a pony at the 2013 Animal Awareness Day held Friday for all kindergarteners of Mifflin County at the Mifflin County Youth Park in Reedsville.
Juniata RiverFEST to begin on June 29
Juniata RiverFEST is set to begin on June 29. RiverFEST is an all-day independence celebration featuring a 5k River Rampage, "Whatever Floats" on the Juniata River, Rockin' by the River Entertainment, RiverFEST Idol, vendors, activities and fireworks.
Offers some tips for apartments for seniors
As a concerned senior citizen of Mifflin County, I would like to make some suggestions for the contractors that are building apartments for seniors.
Thu May 09, 2013
Police: Man's BAC more than 3 times the legal limit
A Burnham man was found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle May 3, on North Main Street, Yeagertown, with a blood-alcohol content of more than three times the legal limit, Mifflin County Regional Police report.
Boards agree on CTC settlement
Mifflin and Juniata County School Districts have finally settled their differences regarding ownership of the Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology Center.
Wed May 08, 2013
Treasurer thanks county for years of solid support
I wish to thank you, the citizens of Mifflin County, for giving me the opportunity to serve as Mifflin County Treasurer these last four years of a career spanning 26 years.
Sat May 04, 2013
Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Traffic crawls Friday evening in the westbound lanes of U.S. 322 near the Burnham exit.
Judge to retire this fall
LEWISTOWN For more than 30 years Rick Williams has served as a judge in Mifflin County, first as a magisterial district judge and then in the Mifflin County Court of Common Pleas.
Fri May 03, 2013
Proud as a peacock
Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Student Bethany Schroepfer, 15, stands next to her acrylic painting 'Peacock' as art teacher Aimee Hubley snaps a photo during the Mifflin County Junior High Spring Art Show Friday evening in Highland Park.
Will not back Harpster for MCSB in primary vote
I see that Walter Harpster, our current school board president is running for re-election. I hope the taxpayers of Mifflin County know what has been going on under Mr.
DA: Tax collector cleared
Treaster raised the ire of the Mifflin County Board of Elections when Derry Township residents were sent a note along with their tax bills which stated, "Derry Township Tax Office will be closed May 21st due to the election.
Thu May 02, 2013
Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Jim Powell of Creekside Hearth & Patio judges one of the class projects for the Mifflin County Christian Academy 23rd annual Benefit Auction Thursday evening at the Mifflin County Youth Park in Reedsville.
Contenders for school board seats discuss CTC, subcontracting
Keeping a watchful eye on taxpayer dollars, communicating effectively with the public and improving vocational instruction for local students were among the topics discussed by the candidates running for Mifflin County School Board during the Farm Bureau's Measure the Candidates event, held Wednesday at Mifflin County High School.