Venango County News

UPDATE: Franklin Woman Air-Lifted from Scene of Tractor-Trailer vs. Car Collision

| January 19, 2018
UPDATE: Franklin Woman Air-Lifted from Scene of Tractor-Trailer vs. Car Collision

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin woman was flown to an Erie-area hospital after her vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer Thursday morning.

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Community Pulls Together for Local Man Diagnosed with Rare Form of Cancer

| January 19, 2018
Community Pulls Together for Local Man Diagnosed with Rare Form of Cancer

PARKER, Pa. (EYT) — A Parker man is battling a rare form of cancer, and his family is hoping the community can come together for a fundraising event.

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Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Oil City YMCA Senior Open House, Snowshoe Hike, and More

| January 19, 2018
Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Oil City YMCA Senior Open House, Snowshoe Hike, and More

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

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UPDATE: Firefighters Rescue Three Trapped in Burning Building in Irwin Township

| January 18, 2018
UPDATE: Firefighters Rescue Three Trapped in Burning Building in Irwin Township

IRWIN TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Emergency crews were called to a house fire with entrapment early Thursday morning in Irwin Township, Venango County.

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PennDOT to Display Plans for Replacement of a Bridge Over Blue Jay Creek in Forest County

| January 20, 2018
PennDOT to Display Plans for Replacement of a Bridge Over Blue Jay Creek in Forest County

Oil City, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation invites the public to view a display of plans to replace a bridge over Blue Jay Creek in Howe Township, Forest County.

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Boys’ Basketball: Curran Lifts Rocky Grove Past Greenville; Oil City Falls to Grove City

| January 20, 2018
Boys’ Basketball: Curran Lifts Rocky Grove Past Greenville; Oil City Falls to Grove City

GREENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Rocky Grove rode a strong first half to a 62-52 win at Greenville.

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Girls’ Basketball: Schreck’s Monster Night Lifts Cranberry to 23-Point Win

| January 20, 2018
Girls’ Basketball: Schreck’s Monster Night Lifts Cranberry to 23-Point Win

SENECA, Pa. (D9Sports) – Malliah Schreck exploded for 32 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead Cranberry past visiting Redbank Valley, 69-46.

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Obenrader Shows Again Why She is District 9’s Top Player in North Clarion Win Over A-C Valley

| January 20, 2018
Obenrader Shows Again Why She is District 9’s Top Player in North Clarion Win Over A-C Valley

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. (D9Sports) – In the biggest game of the year up to this point for either team, the best player in District 9 led her squad to victory Friday night.

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Friday’s Local High School Basketball Scores

| January 20, 2018

Jan. 19 scores.

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ClayToonz: On Thin Ice

| January 20, 2018
ClayToonz: On Thin Ice

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: On Thin Ice.

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Comically Incorrect: MAGA Boom

| January 20, 2018
Comically Incorrect: MAGA Boom

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: MAGA Boom.

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Two Jailed After Meth Precursors Found at Swamp Road Residence

| January 19, 2018
Two Jailed After Meth Precursors Found at Swamp Road Residence

CANAL TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Two people were arrested on drug charges Thursday in Canal Township, Venango County.

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Cranberry Area Dominates Regional Propaganda Tournament

| January 19, 2018
Cranberry Area Dominates Regional Propaganda Tournament

SENECA, Pa. (EYT) – Students from Cranberry Area School District took home the championship in three divisions of a recent educational tournament.

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Kennerdell Man Accused of Firing Gun During Dispute Awaits Preliminary Hearing

| January 19, 2018
Kennerdell Man Accused of Firing Gun During Dispute Awaits Preliminary Hearing

SANDY LAKE, Pa. (EYT) – A Kennerdell man is awaiting a preliminary hearing following a gun-related incident on January 13 in Sandy Lake Borough, Mercer County.

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Oil City YMCA Announces Two Mile Run Polar Plunge Rescheduled for February 24

| January 19, 2018
Oil City YMCA Announces Two Mile Run Polar Plunge Rescheduled for February 24

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The first annual Cold for a Cause Polar Plunge hosted by the Oil City YMCA and Two Mile Run County Park has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018.

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Venango Chamber Announces Business of the Year Nominees

| January 19, 2018
Venango Chamber Announces Business of the Year Nominees

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The Venango Area Chamber of Commerce announced the nominees for the Business and Partner in Business of the Year.

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‘Celebration of Talent’ Contestants Selected to Compete on February 4 at the Barrow

| January 19, 2018
‘Celebration of Talent’ Contestants Selected to Compete on February 4 at the Barrow

FRANKLIN, Pa. – The Barrow-Civic Theatre and Franklin Rotary Club present Celebration of Talent, a competition where the winners are determined by the audience, on Sunday, February 4, at the Barrow-Civic Theatre in Franklin.

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Oil City Man Waives Hearing on Drug Charges

| January 19, 2018
Oil City Man Waives Hearing on Drug Charges

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A Venango County man accused of drug possession waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday in district court.

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Teen Accused of Assault at Juvenile Facility Waives Hearing

| January 19, 2018
Teen Accused of Assault at Juvenile Facility Waives Hearing

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A teen jailed after he allegedly assaulted a staff member at a youth facility in Sandycreek Township waived his preliminary hearing on Wednesday in Central Court.

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Damages Estimated at $60,000 in Tionesta House Fire

| January 19, 2018
Damages Estimated at $60,000 in Tionesta House Fire

TIONESTA TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Fire damaged a residence located on Myers Lane in Tionesta Township, Forest County, early Thursday morning.

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Deer Creek Winery to Host Friday Night Music by Bryan Phillips

| January 19, 2018
Deer Creek Winery to Host Friday Night Music by Bryan Phillips

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Stop at Deer Creek Winery after work to relax, sip a glass of wine, and enjoy the start of the weekend with live music by local entertainers.

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