Venango County News

Hayden Callen Named KSAC Boys’ Title Game MVP on Night Lions Dedicated Game to His Grandpa Jack

| February 17, 2019
Hayden Callen Named KSAC Boys’ Title Game MVP on Night Lions Dedicated Game to His Grandpa Jack

CLARION, Pa. (D9Sports) – Doing it for his grandpa.

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Kane Girls; Ridgway Boys Win AML Titles

| February 17, 2019
Kane Girls; Ridgway Boys Win AML Titles

ST. MARYS, Pa. (D9Sports) – The Kane Lady Wolves got a huge game from Ella Marconi Saturday night to carry them to the AML Championship, 50-39, over the Johnsonburg Ramettes in a game played at St. Marys High School.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Cherry Cake

| February 17, 2019
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Cherry Cake

Make this scrumptious recipe for your Sunday afternoon treat! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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ClayToonz: Fishy Emergency

| February 17, 2019
ClayToonz: Fishy Emergency

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Fishy Emergency.

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Featured Local Job: Inspector

| February 16, 2019
Featured Local Job: Inspector

DJA Inspection Services is currently hiring full-time permanent positions with benefits at our Reno, PA location.

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Food Insecurity: A Growing Issue Among College Students

| February 16, 2019
Food Insecurity: A Growing Issue Among College Students

CLARION CO. Pa. (EYT) – Although people may joke about college students living on ramen noodles, it turns out that food insecurity among students is a growing problem in our region and across the nation.

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Oil City Couple Awaiting Sentencing in Infant Abuse Case

| February 16, 2019
Oil City Couple Awaiting Sentencing in Infant Abuse Case

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City couple is awaiting sentencing in a disturbing child abuse case.

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Franklin Area Receives Over $7K for Equipment As Part of Statewide Cafeteria Grant Initiative

| February 16, 2019
Franklin Area Receives Over $7K for Equipment As Part of Statewide Cafeteria Grant Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced on Thursday that more than $885,000.00 in competitive grants has been awarded to 79 elementary, middle and high schools across the state for the purchase of new food service equipment for cafeterias.

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Corruption of Minors Charges Against Cranberry Man Move Forward

| February 16, 2019
Corruption of Minors Charges Against Cranberry Man Move Forward

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – Charges against a Cranberry man for corruption of minors has been moved into plea court.

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Local Man to Seek Forest County Commissioner Seat

| February 16, 2019
Local Man to Seek Forest County Commissioner Seat

FOREST COUNTY, Pa. – Lifelong Tionesta resident and businessman Mark Kingston has announced his candidacy for Forest County Commissioner.

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Knox Man Convicted of Child Sex Crimes Faces Plea Court Next Week on Additional Charges

| February 16, 2019
Knox Man Convicted of Child Sex Crimes Faces Plea Court Next Week on Additional Charges

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Knox man who was incarcerated at SCI Forest for up to 32 years on multiple counts of indecent assault in June is scheduled for plea court on February 20 on additional charges for child sex crimes.

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Deer Creek Winery to Host Live Music Tonight by Mike Ames

| February 16, 2019
Deer Creek Winery to Host Live Music Tonight by Mike Ames

SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Enjoy live entertainment on Saturday at Deer Creek Winery!

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Governor Wolf: First Year of Medical Marijuana Helps 83,000 Pennsylvanians

| February 16, 2019
Governor Wolf: First Year of Medical Marijuana Helps 83,000 Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Wolf Administration on Friday announced that in its first year the state’s medical marijuana program has helped 83,000 Pennsylvanians access this vital medication, which was dispensed nearly 600,000 times at approved dispensaries across the state.

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Knox Man Accused of Leaving Meth Pipes Within Reach of 5-Year-Old Boy Due in Court Next Week

| February 16, 2019
Knox Man Accused of Leaving Meth Pipes Within Reach of 5-Year-Old Boy Due in Court Next Week

KNOX, Pa. (EYT) – A Knox man facing drug possession and child endangerment charges after borough police discovered methamphetamine, marijuana, and related items in his house, is due in court next week.

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PennDOT, State Police Highlight Traffic Law Updates, Importance to Highway Safety

| February 16, 2019
PennDOT, State Police Highlight Traffic Law Updates, Importance to Highway Safety

HARRISBURG, Pa. – To reinforce the importance of specific state laws, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Acting Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Robert Evanchick on Friday urged drivers to review and obey driver safety laws that were recently updated and impact crash rates yearly.

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Franklin Boys Cruise Past Iroquois, Oil City Fall in Overtime in D10 Playoffs

| February 16, 2019
Franklin Boys Cruise Past Iroquois, Oil City Fall in Overtime in D10 Playoffs

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Franklin outscored visiting Iroquois 28-7 in the third quarter to turn a two-point halftime lead into an 80-52 blowout win in the opening round of the District 10 Class 3A playoffs Friday night.

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Finally the Bride: A-C Valley Girls’ Win First KSAC Basketball Championship

| February 16, 2019
Finally the Bride: A-C Valley Girls’ Win First KSAC Basketball Championship

KNOX, Pa. (D9Sports) – Finally the bride.

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Johnsonburg, Kane to Play for AML Girls’ Title

| February 16, 2019
Johnsonburg, Kane to Play for AML Girls’ Title

KANE, Pa. (D9Sports) – Behind Ella Marconi’s monster night, defending champion Kane secured a trip to the AML Title game for the fourth straight year with a 57-48 win over visiting Ridgway.

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Friday’s District 9 and District 10 Basketball Scores

| February 16, 2019

Feb. 15 basketball scores.

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District 9 Releases 2019 Playoff Brackets

| February 16, 2019
District 9 Releases 2019 Playoff Brackets

BROCKWAY, Pa. (D9Sports) – District 9 has released its 2019 playoff brackets.

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Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

| February 16, 2019
Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Impress your family with this awesome frozen dessert! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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Comically Incorrect: Green Means Stop

| February 16, 2019
Comically Incorrect: Green Means Stop

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: Green Means Stop.

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ClayToonz: Nasty Republican Sock Drawer

| February 16, 2019
ClayToonz: Nasty Republican Sock Drawer

An editorial cartoon by Clay Jones: Nasty Republican Sock Drawer.

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Featured Local Job: Production Assembler in Franklin

| February 15, 2019
Featured Local Job: Production Assembler in Franklin

Liberty Electronics, Inc has current Full-Time openings.

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Pennsylvania Rural Robotics Initiative Creates Unique Opportunity for Students in Region

| February 15, 2019
Pennsylvania Rural Robotics Initiative Creates Unique Opportunity for Students in Region

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Rural Robotics Initiative is working to create unique opportunities for local students in a growing industry.

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