Venango County News

Looming Winter Storm Forces PennDOT to Implement Commercial Ban on I-80, Other Roads

| February 19, 2019
Looming Winter Storm Forces PennDOT to Implement Commercial Ban on I-80, Other Roads

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm brings snow and ice statewide.

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WEATHER ALERT: Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain Forecasted for Venango County

| February 19, 2019
WEATHER ALERT: Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain Forecasted for Venango County

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Featured Local Job: Part-Time Instructor

| February 19, 2019
Featured Local Job: Part-Time Instructor

Next Step Therapy is seeking candidates for a part-time special instructor.

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Clarion University to Offer Pet-Friendly Housing to Students

| February 18, 2019
Clarion University to Offer Pet-Friendly Housing to Students

CLARION, Pa. – Until recently, heading off to college has meant leaving Fido or Fluffy at home, but this fall, Clarion University students will be permitted to bring their pets with them.

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Police: Driver in Double Fatal Crash Was Under Influence of Drugs

| February 19, 2019
Police: Driver in Double Fatal Crash Was Under Influence of Drugs

SALEM TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Court records have revealed that one of the drivers in double fatal accident that left two Knox men dead was under the influence of drugs.

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Oil Region Ballet: The Princess and the Terrible Time Troll Debuts Friday at Barrow-Civic Theatre

| February 19, 2019
Oil Region Ballet: The Princess and the Terrible Time Troll Debuts Friday at Barrow-Civic Theatre

FRANKLIN, Pa. – The Oil Region Ballet will be presenting The Princess and the Terrible Time Troll this weekend at the Barrow-Civic Theatre.

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SPONSORED: Great Deals at Sharp Shopper – Ball Park Franks, Nachos, Schreiber American Sliced Cheese, and More

| February 19, 2019
SPONSORED: Great Deals at Sharp Shopper –  Ball Park Franks, Nachos, Schreiber American Sliced Cheese, and More

A look at Sharp Shopper’s Deals running through Saturday, February 23, 2019 – or while supplies last!

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Oil City Man Accused of Threatening Woman, Her Family During Domestic Dispute Due in Court

| February 19, 2019
Oil City Man Accused of Threatening Woman, Her Family During Domestic Dispute Due in Court

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man who allegedly threatened to kill a woman and her family during a domestic dispute is scheduled to appear in court this week.

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Missing Slippery Rock Man, Wanted on Child Porn Charges, Found Dead

| February 19, 2019
Missing Slippery Rock Man, Wanted on Child Porn Charges, Found Dead

CHERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A missing Slippery Rock man, who was accused of possessing over 1,000 photos of child pornography, has been found dead.

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Franklin Man Accused in Missing Oil City Man’s Death Back in Court This Week

| February 19, 2019
Franklin Man Accused in Missing Oil City Man’s Death Back in Court This Week

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man accused in the death of an Oil City man in a drug deal gone wrong is due in court on Wednesday.

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Oil City Man Facing Charges Following DUI Hit-and-Run Crash

| February 19, 2019
Oil City Man Facing Charges Following DUI Hit-and-Run Crash

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Police say charges are pending against an Oil City man accused of running a stop sign and hitting another vehicle while driving under the influence on Saturday.

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Coroner Says Death of Clarion Man Ruled Suicide

| February 19, 2019
Coroner Says Death of Clarion Man Ruled Suicide

CLARION TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Clarion County Coroner Randall Stom says the death of a man early Saturday morning in Clarion Township has been ruled suicide following an autopsy Monday in Erie.

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Arianna’s Ride: Benefit for Family of Tionesta Woman Scheduled for Saturday

| February 19, 2019
Arianna’s Ride: Benefit for Family of Tionesta Woman Scheduled for Saturday

LEEPER, Pa. (EYT) – A memorial ride, dinner, and benefit for the family of a Tionesta woman who passed away in September is being held on Saturday.

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Six D9 Girls’ Basketball Teams in Class 1A/2A Get Playoffs Started Tuesday

| February 19, 2019
Six D9 Girls’ Basketball Teams in Class 1A/2A Get Playoffs Started Tuesday

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Six District 9 girls’ teams get their 2019 playoffs underway Tuesday with a pair of quarterfinal contests in Class 1A and one quarterfinal contest in Class 2A.

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CU XC Earns All-Academic Award; Wolfe Tabbed PSAC Central Softball Athlete of the Week

| February 19, 2019
CU XC Earns All-Academic Award; Wolfe Tabbed PSAC Central Softball Athlete of the Week

NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its academic team and individual award winners for the 2018 cross country season last week, with the Clarion cross country team named among the programs on the All-Academic team list.

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Monday’s District 9 Basketball Scores

| February 19, 2019

Feb. 18 basketball scores.

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2-minute Drill: Frazier to Start at Second Base for Pirates

| February 19, 2019
2-minute Drill: Frazier to Start at Second Base for Pirates

Your daily sports update.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Stacked BBQ Baconburger

| February 19, 2019
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Stacked BBQ Baconburger

This burger, stacked with bacon and onion rings, will become a family favorite! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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ClayToonz: Amazon State Of Mind

| February 19, 2019
ClayToonz: Amazon State Of Mind

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Amazon State Of Mind.

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Comically Incorrect: Lyon’s Lies Matter

| February 19, 2019
Comically Incorrect: Lyon’s Lies Matter

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Lyon’s Lies Matter.

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Featured Local Job: Home Health Aide

| February 18, 2019
Featured Local Job: Home Health Aide

Clarion Forest VNA is looking to fill a position for a Part-Time or Full-Time Home Health Aide at this time.

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Sam Breene Launches Campaign for Venango County Commissioner

| February 18, 2019
Sam Breene Launches Campaign for Venango County Commissioner

OIL CITY, Pa. – Republican Sam Breene recently launched his campaign for Venango County Commissioner.

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Attempted Homicide Charges Filed Against Man Accused of Holding Knife to Woman’s Throat As She Slept

| February 18, 2019
Attempted Homicide Charges Filed Against Man Accused of Holding Knife to Woman’s Throat As She Slept

SENECA, Pa. (EYT) – Attempted Homicide charges have been filed against a 28-year-old man accused of entering a Seneca woman’s home and holding a knife to her throat while she was sleeping.

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Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Clara

| February 18, 2019
Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend of the Week: Clara

Franklin’s Adoptable Furry Friend this week is Clara – Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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SPONSORED: Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union Celebrates 45th Anniversary With New CEO

| February 18, 2019
SPONSORED: Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union Celebrates 45th Anniversary With New CEO

VENANGO CO., Pa. – The Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union, a $40M financial institution, is celebrating its 45th year of serving approximately 7,600 members in Venango County with their new Chief Executive Officer Karen Baldwin.

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