District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings on June 14.

ST MARYS — A St. Marys man faces 24 felony counts of child rape and statutory sexual assault stemming from an incidents that allegedly started around eight years ago.

BROOKVILLE — The 2019 Brookville Laurel Festival is under way this week and there are plenty of events lined up for participants.

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District Judge Patrick N. Ford of DuBois presided over preliminary hearings and other proceedings on June 14.

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STATE COLLEGE — DuBois Central Catholic will look to make history as it takes on Williams Valley in the PIAA Class A state championship game at Penn State’s Beard Field Friday at 11 a.m.


SLIPPERY ROCK — It’s an overused sports cliché, but the third time really was the charm for the DuBois Central Catholic softball team when it came to playing recent WPIAL power West Greene in …

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We have all the furniture in our house that we need to live comfortably. As a matter of fact, a few years ago, we were gifted a set of wood rocking chairs by our boys and we couldn’t find places for them. Eventually, we re-gifted the rockers back to the givers and they are now enjoying them …

Last month I was enjoying a rare night of sitting with Dad and watching television. I had my usual glass of ice tea but on this night I added the healthy addition of an apple. I had a sandwich size plate and a paring knife as well as I planned to peel the apple before eating it.

I don't mind if something that I write offends some readers — if I know that it will be offensive, and I know that the subject matter and the viewpoint require such bluntness. But when I don't know beforehand that what I write will offend a person, that’s on me. I ought to know the language …

The St. Marys Rotary Club recognized its outgoing president Betty Kruger. She was presented a Rotary Gaval, and a Paul Harris Fellow by the club members for her service over the past year. Kruger has served the club with a great spirit, and she will be moving on to other employment outside t…

The administration of DuBois Central Catholic High School presented the traditional graduation honor plaques and awards during the 2019 Commencement on Sunday, June 2, at 1 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium. Senior Class President Kenneth Starr gave the opening prayer and Student Council Presid…

Schaedler Yesco recently had a red ribbon cutting and open house at their new location at 990 Beaver Drive, DuBois. Shown are Greg Schaedler, executive vice president; Kurt Suchar, vice president/sales; Greg Shick, territory manager; Jim Schaedler, CEO; and Matt Brnik, vice president/sales. …

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Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.