Venango County News

Perry Helps Rocky Grove Boys Roll into D10 2A Semifinals

| February 25, 2017
Perry Helps Rocky Grove Boys Roll into D10 2A Semifinals

Oil City, Pa. (EYT) – On Friday night at the House of Hustle in Oil City, it was the Travis Perry show as Rocky Grove rolled past Iroquois 67-48 in a District 10 Class 2A quarterfinal matchup. view full post »

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Oil Country Bluegrass Festival Continues Today in Oil City

| February 25, 2017
Oil Country Bluegrass Festival Continues Today in Oil City

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The 10th anniversary of the Oil Country Bluegrass Festival continues on Saturday, February 25, and Sunday, February 26, at the Days Inn in Oil City.

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Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Oil Country Bluegrass Festival, Food Specials, and More

| February 25, 2017
Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Oil Country Bluegrass Festival,  Food Specials, and More

Community events continue this weekend in Venango County and surrounding areas.

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Oil City Man Accused of Stealing Medication from Resident of Nursing Facility

| February 25, 2017
Oil City Man Accused of Stealing Medication from Resident of Nursing Facility

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – On February 2, Patrolman Barnhill, of the Franklin Police Department, was assigned to investigate a possible drug diversion case from a local nursing facility.

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Chancellor Brogan, Other System Leaders Seek Increased Investment in State Universities

| February 26, 2017
Chancellor Brogan, Other System Leaders Seek Increased Investment in State Universities

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education Chancellor Frank T. Brogan and other System leaders on Friday urged members of both the House and Senate appropriations committees to support increased investment in the state-owned universities as they consider the proposed 2017-18 Commonwealth budget.

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The Medical Minute: Spotting the Symptoms of an Eating Disorder

| February 26, 2017
The Medical Minute: Spotting the Symptoms of an Eating Disorder

HERSHEY, Pa. – Millions of people across the United States struggle with eating disorders. With so much public discussion about obesity and healthy eating, conversations about weight and BMI — or body mass index — can actually make the problem worse.

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District 9 Basketball Brackets Updated

| February 26, 2017
District 9 Basketball Brackets Updated

BROCKWAY, Pa. (D9Sports) – District 9 updated its basketball brackets to include some semifinal and championship information Saturday while still leaving TBAs for most championship contests and at least a location of one semifinal game.

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Clarion U. Football Adds Eight More Recruits

| February 26, 2017
Clarion U. Football Adds Eight More Recruits

CLARION, Pa. – The Clarion football team has added yet another batch of recruits to its already-impressive haul this year, with eight more high school seniors offering their commitment to join the Golden Eagles this fall.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chicken Piccata

| February 26, 2017

– Your family will love this recipe!

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ClayToonz: Who’s Your Caddy?

| February 26, 2017
ClayToonz: Who’s Your Caddy?

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Who’s Your Caddy?

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Slow Start, Turnovers Hurt Cranberry Girls in D9 2A Semifinal Loss to Kane

| February 25, 2017
Slow Start, Turnovers Hurt Cranberry Girls in D9 2A Semifinal Loss to Kane

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) – Cranberry head coach Carrie Melat knew it was possible her young team would get behind early in its District 9 Class 2A semifinal game against Kane Friday night at Clarion University’s Tippin Gym.

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Business Vendor Show Set for Today at Cranberry Mall

| February 25, 2017
Business Vendor Show Set for Today at Cranberry Mall

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – The Business Vendor Show is scheduled for Saturday, February 25, at the Cranberry Mall.

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Stoneboro Man Pleads No Contest to String of Burglaries

| February 25, 2017
Stoneboro Man Pleads No Contest to String of Burglaries

MERCER, Pa. (EYT) — A Stonebor man accused in a string of burglaries in Mercer and Venango counties has pleaded to four counts of burglary in Mercer County Court.

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H&R Block Tax Tips: What Will H&R Block with “Watson” Mean for You?

| February 25, 2017
H&R Block Tax Tips: What Will H&R Block with “Watson” Mean for You?

Oil City, Franklin, & Cranberry, Pa. – H&R Block submitted the following article: “What Will H&R Block with “Watson” Mean for You?”

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Driver Eating Sandwich Crashes into Barrier on Route 8

| February 25, 2017
Driver Eating Sandwich Crashes into Barrier on Route 8

SUGARCREEK, Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police say a one-vehicle crash occurred Friday morning on State Route 62, in Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County.

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State Police: Man Crashes Vehicle in Emlenton After Overdosing on Illegal Drug, Passing Out

| February 25, 2017
State Police: Man Crashes Vehicle in Emlenton After Overdosing on Illegal Drug, Passing Out

EMLENTON, Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police say around 7:35 p.m. on February 23, an accident occurred on College Street, in Emlenton Borough, after the driver overdosed and passed out.

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Vehicle Slams into Tree on Route 62, Tionesta Man Escapes Injury

| February 25, 2017
Vehicle Slams into Tree on Route 62, Tionesta Man Escapes Injury

TIONESTA TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Police say around 4:16 a.m. on February 23, a one-vehicle accident occurred on US Route 62, near Pullman Road, in Tionesta Township, Forest County.

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PennDOT, Safety Partners Urge Motorists to Avoid Distracted Driving Behaviors

| February 25, 2017
PennDOT, Safety Partners Urge Motorists to Avoid Distracted Driving Behaviors

MILLCREEK TWP., Pa. – On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Northwest Regional Highway Safety Network, and Millcreek Township Police Department urged motorists to be aware of the dangers of distracted driving as part of an event highlighting “Daniel’s Law” and honoring motorcyclist Daniel Gallatin.

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Mother Nature: Getting Colder, But Very Little Snow In Forecast Likely

| February 25, 2017
Mother Nature: Getting Colder, But Very Little Snow In Forecast Likely

VENANGO CO. Pa. (EYT) — Snow lovers aren’t rejoicing.

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New Details Emerge in Clarion County Meth Bust

| February 25, 2017
New Details Emerge in Clarion County Meth Bust

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – Additional information has been released on the methamphetamine arrest that occurred last month on Miola Road, in Highland Township, Clarion County.

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