Venango County Week in Review: Chief Wenner Stepping Down, Fire Sends Family to Hospital, Maddox Passes Away

| January 27, 2019

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

Area Teen Who Sparked Viral Christmas Card Request Passes Away

REYNOLDSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Maddox Hyde, the Reynoldsville teenager whose request for Christmas cards sparked global support, has lost his battle with cancer. Read more

Fire in Oil City Sends Family of Five to Hospital

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A family of five was transported to UPMC Northwest for treatment following a fire Monday morning in Oil City. Read more

Wenner Stepping Down as Oil City Police Chief, Will Take Same Position in Sugarcreek

Oil City Police Chief Robert WennerVENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – Oil City Police Chief Bob Wenner has given notice to the City that he will be stepping down in March to fill the vacant Sugarcreek Borough Police Chief position. Read more

Authorities Searching for Child Rape Suspect

garrick-bloomSHIPPENVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Clarion-based State Police are asking for the public’s help locating a Shippenville man wanted on 865 felony charges in a child rape case. Read more

Damien Ditz Sentenced Up to 20 Years in Prison for Murder of Girlfriend

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Damien Ditz was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in state prison by Clarion County Judge James Arner on Wednesday for the murder of his girlfriend, Katrina Seaburn, on March 1, 2017. Read more

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