Venango County News

Conrad Warner Wins Write-In Campaign, Will Square Off Against Oberlander in General Election

| May 22, 2018
Conrad Warner Wins Write-In Campaign, Will Square Off Against Oberlander in General Election

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Democratic write-in candidate Conrad Warner will square off against inmcumbent Republican State Representative Donna Oberlander in the November general election.

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Oil City YMCA Summer Swim Team to Compete at Keystone State Games

| May 22, 2018
Oil City YMCA Summer Swim Team to Compete at Keystone State Games

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA Summer Swim Team will compete at the 2018 Keystone State Games in July.  Preparations for the competition will begin on June 11.

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Cranberry Closed Wednesday as Teacher Strike Looms

| May 22, 2018
Cranberry Closed Wednesday as Teacher Strike Looms

CRANBERRY, Pa. (EYT) – Cranberry Area School District will be closed on Wednesday as school officials prepare for a possible teacher strike.

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Two Local Men Busted on Meth Charges

| May 22, 2018
Two Local Men Busted on Meth Charges

KNOX, Pa. (EYT) – Two local men are facing charges after allegedly purchasing ingredients for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

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Seneca Sex Offender Taken into Custody in OC After Attempting to Lure Teen with Puppy

| May 22, 2018
Seneca Sex Offender Taken into Custody in OC After Attempting to Lure Teen with Puppy

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Police say a registered sex offender has been taken into custody after he allegedly tried to lure a teenage girl into his vehicle in Oil City on Monday.

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Investigation Underway After Underage Girl Sexually Assaulted in Venango County

| May 22, 2018
Investigation Underway After Underage Girl Sexually Assaulted in Venango County

PLUM TWP., Pa. (EYT) – State police are investigating the sexual assault of a minor in the Plum Township area.

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Former Gates Foundation Director Greenstein Selected as New State System Chancellor

| May 22, 2018
Former Gates Foundation Director Greenstein Selected as New State System Chancellor

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Daniel Greenstein to serve as its next chancellor.

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Drug Possession, Death Investigation Underway in Plum Township

| May 22, 2018
Drug Possession, Death Investigation Underway in Plum Township

PLUM TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Franklin-based State Police are currently investigating a drug possession case and a death in Plum Township, Venango County.

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Interstate 80 Eastbound Closure in Venango County Postponed

| May 22, 2018
Interstate 80 Eastbound Closure in Venango County Postponed

OIL CITY, Pa. – A closure scheduled for Interstate 80 eastbound in Venango County from Exit 35 (Route 308, Clintonville) to Exit 42 (Route 38, Emlenton) has been rescheduled for May 23.

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West Forest Elementary Students Study Solar System

| May 22, 2018
West Forest Elementary Students Study Solar System

TIONESTA, Pa. (EYT) – Inspired by this year’s West Forest Elementary carnival, Mrs. Druckemiller’s fourth grade class has been studying the solar system.

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State Police Calls: Access Device Fraud

| May 22, 2018
State Police Calls: Access Device Fraud

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

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Rick’s Racing Roundup: Maresca Gets Win at Tri-City Sunday

| May 22, 2018
Rick’s Racing Roundup: Maresca Gets Win at Tri-City Sunday

Weather has been an issue every weekend so far this racing season and this past weekend was no different.

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Large Amount of Beer Seized After Three Men Charged with Selling Home Brew Online

| May 22, 2018
Large Amount of Beer Seized After Three Men Charged with Selling Home Brew Online

MONTGOMERY CO., Pa. (EYT) – Officers from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement recently conducted criminal investigations regarding the unlawful sales of malt or brewed beverages without a license.

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Perry, Strange Three-Run Inning Lifts Rocky Grove into D10 2A Semifinals

| May 22, 2018
Perry, Strange Three-Run Inning Lifts Rocky Grove into D10 2A Semifinals

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (EYT) – Strong pitching from Travis Perry and Tyler Knupp and an inning that unfolded in a way it may never see again led Rocky Grove to a 3-0 win over Cochranton in the District 10 Class 2A baseball quarterfinals Monday afternoon at Slippery Rock University’s Critchfield Park.

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Haynes, Banfi Combine on Shutout as Franklin Tops Fairview in D10 Playoffs

| May 22, 2018
Haynes, Banfi Combine on Shutout as Franklin Tops Fairview in D10 Playoffs

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (EYT) – Ian Haynes and Kolten Banfi combined on a four-hit shutout, as Franklin beat Fairview, 5-0, in the District 10 Class 3A quarterfinals at Critchfield Park in Slippery Rock.

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Moniteau Tops Curwensville, C-L Falls to Cameron County in D9 Softball Playoffs

| May 22, 2018
Moniteau Tops Curwensville, C-L Falls to Cameron County in D9 Softball Playoffs

CURWENSVILLE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Dolcey Shunk had a pair of doubles, walked twice and scored three runs to help fifth-seeded and visiting Moniteau to a 7-3 win over fourth-seeded Curwensville in the District 9 Class 2A first round Monday afternoon.

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Watson Named KSAC Softball MVP; All-Conference Teams Named

| May 22, 2018
Watson Named KSAC Softball MVP; All-Conference Teams Named

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Cranberry’s Andrea Watson was named the KSAC Softball MVP Monday.

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Karns City’s Yough Named KSAC Baseball MVP; All-Conference Teams Named

| May 22, 2018
Karns City’s Yough Named KSAC Baseball MVP; All-Conference Teams Named

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Karns City’s Tyler Yough was named the KSAC baseball MVP Monday.

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Fox, Pennington, Obenrader, Campbell Honored as Major Award Winners in KSAC Girls’ T&F

| May 22, 2018
Fox, Pennington, Obenrader, Campbell Honored as Major Award Winners in KSAC Girls’ T&F

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Emma Fox, Rebecca Pennington, Tori Obenrader and Cambrie Campbell all received major KSAC Girls’ Track & Field Awards Monday.

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Zerfoss, Coleman Honored as KSAC Boys’ Track MVPs

| May 22, 2018
Zerfoss, Coleman Honored as KSAC Boys’ Track MVPs

FRILLS CORNERS, Pa. (D9Sports) – Clarion’s Brendan Zerfoss and Keystone’s Brody Coleman were honored as the KSAC Track & Field MVPs Monday.

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