Venango County Week in Review: Kidnapping in Franklin, OC Fire Achieves High 100% Rating, Tentative Approval for Buck Saturday Opener

| February 3, 2019

A look at the top stories in Venango County last week.

Oil City Fire Department One of Just 40 Across PA to Achieve 100 Percent Professional Rating

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The Oil City Fire Department on Thursday found out it is receiving over $21,000.00 in grant money, and the fact the department just reached a 100 percent rating mark through the Commonwealth program has a lot to do with the additional grant funding.Read more

Game Commission Gives Tentative Approval to Saturday Opener for Firearms Buck Season

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2019-20 license year, including a move to bump up the opening day of the firearms deer season to the Saturday following Thanksgiving. Read more

One Arraigned; One at Large in Venango County Kidnapping

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin man was arraigned on Tuesday evening, and a Reno man is wanted on felony kidnapping, burglary, and related charges in relation to the kidnapping of a local man last week. Read more

Oil City Grad and Former Franklin Football Coach LaVerde a Finalist for Don Shula Coach of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. (EYT) – The name Tiger carries a certain type of recognition in the sporting world. Ask many sports fans across the globe to respond to the name Tiger with the last name and almost every answer would be “Woods.” Read more

Two Franklin Women Arrested on Meth Charges Following Traffic Stop

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – Police say a traffic stop in Franklin early this morning led to the arrest of two women on methamphetamine charges. Read more

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