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Ethen Knox Has Record-Setting Night With 464 Yards Rushing in Oil City’s Win Over Rival Franklin

Ethen Knox Has Record-Setting Night With 464 Yards Rushing in Oil City’s Win Over Rival Franklin

| October 2, 2021

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT/D9) – It only took two offensive plays before Ethen Knox raced down the sideline and into the end zone, opening the scoring party for the Oil City football team Friday night.

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A Rivalry that Dates Back 135 Years, Oil City Set to Travel to Franklin

A Rivalry that Dates Back 135 Years, Oil City Set to Travel to Franklin

| October 1, 2021

OIL CITY, Pa.– Franklin and Oil City are about eight miles apart along Route 8 in Venango County and the Route 8 rivalry continues to live on strong. When the Franklin Knights make their way to Oil City Friday Night, it will be the 135 consecutive year the the two teams have faced off.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| September 7, 2021

The bike trail at Oil Creek State Park. Photo submitted by Jessica Nelson.

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Say What!?: Florida Zoo Welcomes its Smallest-Ever Rescued Manatee Calf

Say What!?: Florida Zoo Welcomes its Smallest-Ever Rescued Manatee Calf

| September 7, 2021

FLORIDA – A Florida zoo said a 44-pound baby manatee being cared for by the facility’s staff is the youngest orphaned manatee ever treated at the zoo.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| September 6, 2021

Children got the chance to enjoy the emergency vehicles up close at the fire and police night in downtown Emlenton in early August. Photo submitted by Kendall Hickman.

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Say What!?: New Jersey Officials: Mass Zoo Escape Rumors ‘Unequivocally False’

Say What!?: New Jersey Officials: Mass Zoo Escape Rumors ‘Unequivocally False’

| September 6, 2021

NEW JERSEY – Officials in a New Jersey county are reassuring residents that no lions, gorillas, or penguins escaped from a local zoo during Tropical Storm Ida, despite rumors to the contrary on social media.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| September 5, 2021

Near dusk in Oil City. Photo submitted by Em-Reneé Wilson.

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Say What!?: Burst Pipe Leads to Discovery of Ring Lost 25 Years Earlier

Say What!?: Burst Pipe Leads to Discovery of Ring Lost 25 Years Earlier

| September 5, 2021

CANADA – A burst pipe in the mechanical room of an Alberta, Canada home led to the discovery of a ring lost by a previous resident about 25 years earlier.

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Say What!?: 13-Year-Old Breaks Two Indoor Skydiving Records in Japan

Say What!?: 13-Year-Old Breaks Two Indoor Skydiving Records in Japan

| September 4, 2021

JAPAN – A 13-year-old indoor skydiving enthusiast in Japan broke two Guinness World Records for spinning in the wind tunnel.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| September 3, 2021

A flag pole with the American Flag stands tall in the early evening hours in Venango County. Photo submitted by Robert Goodman.

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Say What!?: Mobile Home Abandoned in the Middle of Texas Road

Say What!?: Mobile Home Abandoned in the Middle of Texas Road

| September 3, 2021

TEXAS – Authorities in Texas are asking the public for help with an unusual mystery after a mobile home was found abandoned on a trailer in the middle of a road.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| September 2, 2021

Rainbow peaks through storm clouds over a bridge in Sugarcreek after storms moved through. Photo submitted by Maria Garland-Kinch.

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Say What!?: Man Wins $200,000 Using Lottery Numbers From a TV Show

Say What!?: Man Wins $200,000 Using Lottery Numbers From a TV Show

| September 2, 2021

SOUTH CAROLINA – A South Carolina man won a $200,000 prize from a lottery drawing thanks to a special set of numbers that he copied down from a TV show.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| September 1, 2021

Ten-year-old Josie Chelton captures the sunset in the mountains in Oil City. Photo submitted by Ryan Chelton.

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Say What!?: Loose Crocodile Spotted Swimming On Israel-Jordan Border

Say What!?: Loose Crocodile Spotted Swimming On Israel-Jordan Border

| September 1, 2021

ISRAEL – The Israel Nature and Parks Authority said it is on the hunt for a loose crocodile spotted swimming in a river on the country’s border with Jordan.

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Say What!?: Swiss Canton Awards 100 Bottles of Wine to Residents Who Turn 100

Say What!?: Swiss Canton Awards 100 Bottles of Wine to Residents Who Turn 100

| August 31, 2021

A Swiss canton is rewarding its long-lived residents by offering 100 bottles of wine to those who reach age 100.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| August 30, 2021

A black bear patrols the woods in Venango County. Photo submitted by Tyler Brown.

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Say What!?: Nine Escaped Wolf-Dog Hybrids Captured in North Carolina

Say What!?: Nine Escaped Wolf-Dog Hybrids Captured in North Carolina

| August 30, 2021

NORTH CAROLINA – Officials in a North Carolina county said nine escaped wolf-dog hybrids have been rounded up in the area, while three others are believed to still be on the loose.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| August 29, 2021

Sunset after a hot summer day in Venango County. Photo submitted by Robert Goodman.

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Say What!?: Hedgehog Rescued from Parking Lot Drain

Say What!?: Hedgehog Rescued from Parking Lot Drain

| August 29, 2021

ENGLAND – Animal rescuers and firefighters responded to an unusual situation in England when a hedgehog was found trapped in a parking lot drain.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| August 28, 2021

A double rainbow shines bright in Venango County

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Say What!?: Video Game Projected on Las Vegas Tower Breaks Guinness Record

Say What!?: Video Game Projected on Las Vegas Tower Breaks Guinness Record

| August 28, 2021

NEVADA – The makers of the video game Garena Free Fire broke two Guinness World Records by projecting a giant game on the side of a Las Vegas resort building.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| August 27, 2021

A fawn takes time to enjoy some leaves near Seneca. Photo submitted by Nick Kolodick.

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Say What!?: Michigan Man Who Always Plays Same Numbers Wins $18.4M Lottery Jackpot

Say What!?: Michigan Man Who Always Plays Same Numbers Wins $18.4M Lottery Jackpot

| August 27, 2021

MICHIGAN – A man’s decision to repeatedly play the same set of numbers paid off when he won an $18.41 million jackpot from the Michigan Lottery.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| August 26, 2021

A full moon, dew on the grass, dew on the trees, and fog. It looks like an early snowfall in the early morning in Clinton Township. Photo submitted by Amy Ryder.

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Say What!?: Girl Finds Lost Wedding Ring in Sea at Woolacombe Beach, England

Say What!?: Girl Finds Lost Wedding Ring in Sea at Woolacombe Beach, England

| August 26, 2021

ENGLAND – An 11-year-old girl found a gold wedding ring while swimming at a beach in Devon, England, and tracked down the owner on Facebook.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| August 25, 2021

A blood-orange moon rises high above Venango County. Photo submitted by Mark Hutchinson.

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Say What?!: Irish Man Bounces Two Basketballs 729 Times In One Minute

Say What?!: Irish Man Bounces Two Basketballs 729 Times In One Minute

| August 25, 2021

IRELAND – An Irish basketball enthusiast earned his second Guinness World Record by bouncing two balls 729 times in one minute.

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Venango County Photo of the Day

Venango County Photo of the Day

| August 24, 2021

Crossing the road in Oil Creek State Park. Courtesy Wildlife Journey Photography – Dave Bowser.

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Say What!?: Racehorse Escapes for Highway Run, Survives Barn Fire

Say What!?: Racehorse Escapes for Highway Run, Survives Barn Fire

| August 24, 2021

KENTUCKY – A horse preparing for her first race in Kentucky escaped for a 30-minute run on the highway — and survived a barn fire just hours later.

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