16-YEAR-OLD DUBOIS BOY STILL MISSING AFTER A WEEK

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DuBois, PA – A DuBois teenager has been missing for a week now, and police want your help finding him. 16-year-old Daven Donaldson didn’t return home from the DuBois High School last Friday, Sept. 22.

He’s believed to be a runaway.

Donaldson is 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing about 165 pounds, with short brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a dark green jacket, blue shirt,

 

PATIENT ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTS POLICE AFTER LEAVING HOSPITAL

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Clearfield, PA – A patient who left Penn Highlands Clearfield was arrested after allegedly getting into a fight with police officers.

According to police, 37-year-old Steven Allen of Clearfield left the hospital early in the morning on Sept. 7 after he had been involuntary admitted to the hospital for a mental health check.

He reportedly went to a nearby active construction area, which used to be the Clearfield Middle School.

Officers had to search the entire construction site for Allen.

 

MEN AT PSUD MARCH IN HIGH HEELS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS

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DuBois, PA – A group of men from Penn State DuBois proudly donned bright red heels and took to the streets of DuBois in a march meant to raise awareness of the battle against rape and sexual assault.

It’s called the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, and it’s meant to get more men involved and aware of violence against women. This year, nearly 40 men donned red heels and proudly took part in the march.

 

ARCHERY SEASON STARTS SATURDAY: LAWS AND SAFETY TIPS

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Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania’s statewide archery deer season begins tomorrow, and we have some tips to keep you safe and to harvest the perfect deer in a responsible way.

Archers statewide can hunt for antlered or antlerless deer from Sept. 30 to Nov. 11, and during the late archery deer season, which runs from Dec. 26 to Jan. 13.

Archery hunters may use long, recurve or compound bows, or crossbows. Bows must have a draw weight of at least 35 pounds.

 

KIDS CONTEST TO CREATE POSTER AGAINST UNDERAGE DRINKING

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Harrisburg, PA – Kids in Pennsylvania can win some cash for making a poster with a creative message against underage drinking.

The contest is open to all Pennsylvania students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Entries have to be in no later than Nov. 17. Forms and guidelines here.

In an effort to continue the dialogue about the dangers of underage drinking, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is encouraging students from across the commonwealth to participate in the 26th annual Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest.

 

BROCKWAY HOME DESTROYED IN FIRE WEDNESDAY

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Brockway, PA – A Brockway home was destroyed in a fire yesterday afternoon. Firefighters from multiple counties responded around 1 p.m. to a home on Pershing Street.

39-year-old Jamie Hynds was in the home at the time and was taken to Penn Highlands DuBois for smoke inhalation as a precaution.

Although the fire seems to have started in the living room and was initially reported as a couch fire, the fire marshal is still investigating the exact cause.

 

DUBOIS PHARMACY TECHNICIAN ACCUSED OF STEALING PILLS

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DuBois, PA – A DuBois pharmacy technician is being charged for stealing drugs from her workplace.

28-year-old Kaitlyn Petrick is accused of taking Oxycodone pills from the pharmacy at Penn Highlands DuBois nine times during January, February, and March.

Petrick allegedly would receive the drug order for the pharmacy, record a lower amount of Oxycodone than the pharmacy was supposed to have, then take the extra pills for herself. When police investigated,

 

FUNDING CUT FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TRANSPORT IN CLEARFIELD COUNTY

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Clearfield, PA – Funding for the Medical Assistance Transportation Program in Clearfield County is getting cut by about $54,000, meaning changes will have to be made if they want to keep offering rides to hospitals and clinics to people who wouldn’t otherwise be able to go.

Lisa Kovalick, Community Development Specialist, says the cut will eliminate the number of trips that can be taken by consumers of Clearfield County for Medical Assistance transportation.

 

CRASH SHUT DOWN INTERSTATE 80 NEAR CLARION

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Clarion, PA – Westbound Interstate 80 near Clarion was shut down yesterday afternoon after a pickup truck hauling a camper rolled over, but it reopened a couple hours later.

It happened around 3 p.m. near mile marker 61.

Although police aren’t identifying the driver, they do say that one person was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

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2-1-1 SERVICE CONNECTS PEOPLE WITH HELP IN JEFFERSON COUNTY

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Brookville, PA – If you’re in a tough situation and need to know what organizations are there to help you, there’s one number you need to know: 2-1-1.

It’s a free and convenient way for people to call or text and get from aging services, child and youth services, counseling, education and training, food, shelter and clothing, health services, parenting, support groups, substance abuse, and more.

The United Way already has 2-1-1 services for other counties throughout the state,