Joy L. Collins, age 71 of DuBois, passed away on Sunday, March 18.
Family and friends of Joy Collins will be received on Thursday, March 22 at 3 until 7 p.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel in DuBois.
Additional visitation will be held on Friday, March 23 from 10 until 11 a.m.
Funeral services for Joy Collins will be held on Friday, March 23 at 11 a.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel.
Peeper Banquet – Mayor Buterbaugh and Gina Welsh
Big Run, PA – Although we still have some cold temperatures in the forecast, Big Run is ready for spring. Each year, the town celebrates the eventual arrival of peepers, which are small frogs that hibernate all winter.
This year was the 25th annual event for the small town.
Sunday night’s Peeper Banquet was full of silly frog-themed decorations and prizes. However, as Mayor Joe Buterbaugh puts it, it’s about more than the frogs…
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Reynoldsville, PA – A Brookville man faces felony charges after police reportedly found a wide variety of drugs in his car during a traffic stop earlier this month in Reynoldsville.
49-year-old Joseph Battaglia Jr. was pulled over on March 9 for having tinted windows that were too dark. When the officer spoke with him, she noticed that Battaglia’s pupils were extremely dilated and that he was sweating.
During a search of the vehicle and Battaglia’s clothes,
Clarion, PA – We’re getting the details on what caused a crash that shut down a portion of Interstate 80 in Clarion County on Thursday.
It started when one tractor-trailer rear-ended another around 2:20 Thursday afternoon, causing both of the trucks to spill their cargo. Eastbound traffic was blocked for about three hours near mile marker 65 in Clarion.
The traffic spread all the way to mile marker 70. Traffic was diverted toward Route 322,
Warsaw County, PA – A man is being accused of shooting and killing a dog.
Although the incident actually happened almost a year ago, 28-year-old Todd Barber of Brookville was just picked up on an arrest warrant on Thursday.
Last March, Barber reportedly unlawfully entered a Jefferson County home and shot and killed a family’s dog.
He’s facing charges for burglary, criminal trespass, discharging a firearm into an occupied structure,
FBI agents, Department of Conservation and National Resources agents, and local treasure hunters were spotted digging in Elk County earlier this week. They were off Route 555 in Benezette Township. Finders Keepers, a lost treasure locate and recovery service, was at the location. They believe that there is Civil War era gold in the area. Abraham Lincoln sent a gold shipment to help pay soldiers and it went right through Elk County.
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Pennsylvania – Move over Baby Boomers… Millennials are embracing family travel! A new AAA survey reveals that an estimated 88 million Americans will be taking family trips this year.
It seems like the younger generation knows the value of relaxing… 44 percent of millennials nationwide are planning a family getaway, more than members of Generation X (39 percent) or baby boomers (32 percent).
“Millennials are picking up where the generations before them left off,” said Bevi Powell,
Clearfield, PA – There were a large number of small incidents in Clearfield over the past couple of days, proving that the police are there for more reasons than just to make arrests.
In fact, many police calls are actually handled by just talking and de-escalating the situation if they can.
That was the case for a couple of trespassing complaints and an argument between a husband and wife in Clearfield County recently.
Treasure Lake, PA – A home in Treasure Lake was destroyed by a large fire on Thursday afternoon.
It not only engulfed the house, but also took down a nearby powerline and melted the siding on a neighbor’s home.
Fire crews say two people were inside the house along Bridge Point Court at the time of the fire, but they escaped safely.
No one was injured, and damaged is estimated at $35,000.
Senior Scholastic Challenge 2018 Winners
DuBois, PA – Last night’s Senior Scholastic Challenge was a tight game, which actually needed a tie-breaker at one point in the final rounds. St. Marys came out as the winner!
St. Marys ended up victorious in the end with 110 total points in the final round, with Brockway coming in a close second with 100 points, followed by DuBois Area and Clearfield.
DuBois Central Catholic, Brookville, and Punxsutawney also competed in this year’s tough challenge.