Venango County News

Featured Local Job: Now Hiring Mentors

| June 28, 2017
Featured Local Job: Now Hiring Mentors

The Arc of Clarion and Venango counties is now hiring Mentors.

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Mike Brown Named Athletic Director at Franklin

| June 28, 2017
Mike Brown Named Athletic Director at Franklin

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Longtime Redbank Valley and Clarion University coach and athletic director Mike Brown is the new athletic director at Franklin High School.

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Oil City Police Searching for Ring Leader of Drug Operation

| June 27, 2017
Oil City Police Searching for Ring Leader of Drug Operation

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Authorities in Venango County are searching for a Detroit man wanted on charges related to the sale of large amounts of cocaine, crack cocaine, and heroin in Oil City.

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4th Annual Run of St. Joseph’s Liberty 5K Slated for July 1

| June 28, 2017
4th Annual Run of St. Joseph’s Liberty 5K Slated for July 1

LUCINDA, Pa. – St. Joseph’s Liberty 5K Run/Walk, a kick-off event to the 78th Annual 4th of July Celebration, will be held July 1st at 9:00 am at the historic Lucinda Train Station, 1040 Lander Drive, Lucinda.

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Franklin Teen Accused of Indecent Assault, Open Lewdness

| June 28, 2017
Franklin Teen Accused of Indecent Assault, Open Lewdness

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. – A Franklin teen is facing indecent assault and related charges stemming from an incident that occurred at a residence in Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County.

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Oil City Man Receives Probation for Domestic Violence Incident

| June 28, 2017
Oil City Man Receives Probation for Domestic Violence Incident

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man was sentenced to two years probation on Monday stemming from a violent domestic dispute in January.

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Seneca Teen Crashes Car in Cranberry Township

| June 28, 2017
Seneca Teen Crashes Car in Cranberry Township

CRANBERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Seneca teen was injured in a one-car crash on Sunday evening, on Victory Church Road, in Cranberry Township, Venango County.

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Man Accused of Having Sexual Relationship with 15-year-old Emlenton Girl

| June 28, 2017
Man Accused of Having Sexual Relationship with 15-year-old Emlenton Girl

SCRUBGRASS TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A Hilliards man is behind bars on charges related to an alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Emlenton girl in 2014.

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Titusville Man Injured in Cherrytree Township Crash

| June 28, 2017
Titusville Man Injured in Cherrytree Township Crash

CHERRYTREE TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A two-vehicle accident occurred Tuesday afternoon on State Route 27 (Meadville Road), in Cherrytree Township, Venango County.

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State Police Calls: Harassment, Criminal Trespass

| June 28, 2017
State Police Calls: Harassment, Criminal Trespass

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police responded to the following calls:

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Cyphert Assigned to Gulf Coast League Marlins

| June 28, 2017
Cyphert Assigned to Gulf Coast League Marlins

JUPITER, Fla. (D9Sports) – Cranberry graduate Dylan Cyphert has been assigned to the Miami Marlins Gulf Coast Rookie League team in Jupiter, Fla., the Gulf Coast League Marlins.

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Oil City Competitive Cheer Should Get Top 10 Stories Nod

| June 28, 2017
Oil City Competitive Cheer Should Get Top 10 Stories Nod

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – It was brought to my attention, rightfully so, that after doing the Top 10 High School Sports Stories from Venango County for 2016-17 that I missed the Oil City Competitive Cheer squad.

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D9Sports.com Counts Down Top 20 Stories from 2016-17 in District 9: No. 20 Three D9 Girls Place in 2A Javelin

| June 28, 2017
D9Sports.com Counts Down Top 20 Stories from 2016-17 in District 9: No. 20 Three D9 Girls Place in 2A Javelin

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – D9Sports.com is counting down the Top 20 stories from the 2016-17 District 9 sports season between June 27 and July 24.

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Clarion University Has 146 PSAC Scholar-Athletes

| June 28, 2017
Clarion University Has 146 PSAC Scholar-Athletes

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced its list of PSAC Scholar-Athletes for the 2016-17 academic year today with 146 Clarion student-athletes included on the list, an improvement over the mark of 138 last year.

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2-minute Drill: Freese Error in 10th Ruins Pirates Comeback

| June 28, 2017
2-minute Drill: Freese Error in 10th Ruins Pirates Comeback

Your daily regional sports update brought to you by the RRR Roadhouse.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Brownie Ice Cream Cake

| June 28, 2017
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Brownie Ice Cream Cake

An excellent dessert for a summertime celebration! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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ClayToonz: Blaming Obama

| June 28, 2017
ClayToonz: Blaming Obama

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Comically Incorrect: Keep Her In!

| June 28, 2017
Comically Incorrect: Keep Her In!

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Rocky Grove Fireman’s Fair Kicks Off Today

| June 27, 2017
Rocky Grove Fireman’s Fair Kicks Off Today

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) — The Rocky Grove Fireman’s Fair begins on Tuesday, June 27, at the Fire Department grounds on Shufstall Street in Franklin.

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Oil City Parent Whose Child Had Marijuana Pipe in School Receives Jail Time

| June 27, 2017
Oil City Parent Whose Child Had Marijuana Pipe in School Receives Jail Time

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man whose seven-year-old son was found with a marijuana pipe at an area elementary school earlier this year was sentenced on Monday to jail time and probation.

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