Venango County News

School Closings and Delays for Friday, November 16, 2018

| November 15, 2018
School Closings and Delays for Friday, November 16, 2018

A look at the school closings and delays for Venango County and surrounding areas for Friday, November 16, 2018, brought to you by 4 Your Car Connection and Cranberry Wellness Center.

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PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits on Interstate 80 and Interstate 376 in Mercer and Venango Counties

| November 15, 2018
PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits on Interstate 80 and Interstate 376 in Mercer and Venango Counties

VENANGO CO., Pa. – Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on Interstate 80 in the northwest region.

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BREAKING NEWS:Tractor Trailer Rollover Stymies Traffic on Interstate 80

| November 15, 2018
BREAKING NEWS:Tractor Trailer Rollover Stymies Traffic on Interstate 80

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A small portion of Interstate 80 in Clarion County was shut down this afternoon due to a tractor-trailer crash.

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BREAKING NEWS: Keystone School Bus Involved in Crash on Route 208

| November 15, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: Keystone School Bus Involved in Crash on Route 208

ELK TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Keystone School District bus was involved in a crash in Elk Township this afternoon.

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School Closings and Delays for Thursday, November 15, 2018

| November 15, 2018
School Closings and Delays for Thursday, November 15, 2018

A look at the school closings and delays for Venango County and surrounding areas for Thursday, November 15, 2018, brought to you by 4 Your Car Connection and Cranberry Wellness Center.

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Franklin Man Accused of Sending Threatening Letters to Officials Held for Court

| November 14, 2018
Franklin Man Accused of Sending Threatening Letters to Officials Held for Court

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man who allegedly sent threatening letters to several officials and others Venango County residents was held for court on Wednesday afternoon.

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Oil City Man, Woman Charged in Drug Delivery Death of 14-Year-Old Boy

| November 14, 2018
Oil City Man, Woman Charged in Drug Delivery Death of 14-Year-Old Boy

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Two Oil City residents were arraigned today on charges related to the overdose death of a 14-year-old boy in Venango County.

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Clearfield, Erie Cathedral Prep to Clash in PIAA Class 4A Playoffs Friday at Clarion U.

| November 16, 2018
Clearfield, Erie Cathedral Prep to Clash in PIAA Class 4A Playoffs Friday at Clarion U.

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) — It’s back to the state playoffs for the Clearfield Bison, who take their 12-0 record into Friday night’s PIAA opener against District 10 powerhouse and two-time defending state champion Erie Cathedral Prep at Clarion University’s Memorial Stadium.

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Clarion Knocks Off Shippensburg in Opening Round of NCAA D-2 Tournament

| November 16, 2018
Clarion Knocks Off Shippensburg in Opening Round of NCAA D-2 Tournament

WHEELING, W.Va. – After building a two-sets-to-none lead, the fifth-seeded Clarion volleyball team survived a wild five-setter in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional on Thursday, holding on for a 3-2 (26-24, 25-19, 21-25, 18-25, 15-7) win over the fourth-seeded Shippensburg Raiders.

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Clarion’s Fareri, Penn State’s McSorley and Gillikin Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

| November 16, 2018
Clarion’s Fareri, Penn State’s McSorley and Gillikin Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

AUSTIN, Texas – Clarion’s Sam Fareri and Penn State’s Trace McSorley and Blake Gillikin were all named Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-District in their respective divisions Thursday.

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Brockway, Ridgway Meet for District 9 Class 2A Title Friday in DuBois

| November 16, 2018
Brockway, Ridgway Meet for District 9 Class 2A Title Friday in DuBois

DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) — Both Ridgway and Brockway head back to the same field they won on last week. The question is whether it’ll be as cold as last Saturday’s frigid conditions at DuBois’ E.J. Mansell Stadium.

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District 9 Class 1A Title Game Moved to DuBois Saturday

| November 16, 2018
District 9 Class 1A Title Game Moved to DuBois Saturday

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – The District 9 Class 1A title game originally set for 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in Bradford, has been moved to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at DuBois’ Mansell Stadium.

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Slippery Rock’s Lutz Named PSAC West Football Coach of the Year; All-Conference Teams Named

| November 16, 2018
Slippery Rock’s Lutz Named PSAC West Football Coach of the Year; All-Conference Teams Named

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (EYT) – Slippery Rock head coach Shawn Lutz was named the PSAC West Coach of the Year after guiding The Rock to the PSAC West championship, a second-place PSAC finish and an NCAA Division II Tournament bid.

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2-minute Drill: Without Crosby, Penguins Take too Many Penalties Lose to Tampa Bay

| November 16, 2018
2-minute Drill: Without Crosby, Penguins Take too Many Penalties Lose to Tampa Bay

Your daily sports update.

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Comically Incorrect: The Good Hands People

| November 16, 2018
Comically Incorrect: The Good Hands People

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: The Good Hands People.

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ClayToonz: Melania’s Bad Side

| November 16, 2018
ClayToonz: Melania’s Bad Side

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Melania’s Bad Side.

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Franklin Students Qualify for National Academic Games Tournament

| November 15, 2018
Franklin Students Qualify for National Academic Games Tournament

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Two Franklin students will be traveling to Orlando, Florida, for a major academic event this spring.

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Venango Co. Man Charged for Trying to Steal Money From Cars to ‘Pay Probation Fines’

| November 15, 2018
Venango Co. Man Charged for Trying to Steal Money From Cars to ‘Pay Probation Fines’

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A local man is facing charges after he allegedly rummaged through vehicles in Shippenville Borough to search for money to pay his probation fines.

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Once Upon a Christmas Kicks Off Friday in Knox

| November 15, 2018
Once Upon a Christmas Kicks Off Friday in Knox

KNOX, Pa. (EYT) – ‘Tis the season… We are sure that you will find something special for everyone on Santa’s list at Once Upon a Christmas event in Knox.

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SCI Forest Inmate Accused of Cutting Staff Member with Makeshift Weapon

| November 15, 2018
SCI Forest Inmate Accused of Cutting Staff Member with Makeshift Weapon

JENKS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – An inmate at SCI Forest is facing assault charges following an incident where he allegedly attacked a facility staff member.

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SPONSORED: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a Rough Country Leveling Kit from Wessex Performance

| November 15, 2018
SPONSORED: Sign Up for a Chance to Win a Rough Country Leveling Kit from Wessex Performance

It’s time to take your ride to new heights for November!

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Oil City’s Koyack Re-signs with Jaguars

| November 15, 2018
Oil City’s Koyack Re-signs with Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. (EYT) – The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed tight end Ben Koyack, an Oil City native, to their 53-player roster.

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