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JHS Homecoming

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Sarah Rowles, third from left, is crowned the 2018 Juniata High School homecoming queen by 2017 queen, Sydney Sheaffer, Friday night at the home football game at Dietrick Field. Joining the queens are Gage Treaster, left, and Jessen Abram.

Admin changes approved

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County School District Board of Directors approved changes to administration related to the upcoming consolidation at its voting meeting on Thursday. In a 7-2 vote, the board approved following changes, which will take effect on Jan. 3, 2019: ¯Edward Apple will ...

Group helps parents of children with special needs

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County School District has created a group specifically for parents who have a child with special needs. Jill Condo, director of Special Education, said parents were continually approaching both her and secretary to the superintendent Polly Digon with questions ...

17-year-old charged with 2 counts assault in Perry County

MILLERSTOWN — A 17-year-old male was charged with one count aggravated assault and one count indecent assault after allegations were made of unlawful conduct, according to Pennsylvania State Police-Newport. The accused reportedly had inappropriate contact with a four-year-old female accuser ...

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Group opposes retaining coach

LEWISTOWN – An agenda item for the Sept. 27 business meeting of the Mifflin County School District Board of Directors unleashed a small firestorm from a group of concerned residents. On the agenda is the hiring of spring sports coaching positions, including current baseball coach Bernie ...

School district cracks down on vaping

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County School District administrators are cracking down on students who are caught vaping in school. East Juniata High School Principal Benjamin Fausey told the school’s board of directors at its meeting Thursday night the Food and Drug Administration has declared ...

Commissioners discuss business

LEWISTOWN – During a brief business meeting on Thursday, the Mifflin County Commissioners took the following action: ¯ Approved the grant application for Rights and Services Act/Victims of Juvenile Offenders funds for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020 in the amount of ...

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Lottery

The winning numbers selected Thursday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 2-7 Wild: 2 Day Pick 3: 1-6-8 Wild: 2 Day Pick 4: 9-2-1-1 Wild: 2 Day Pick 5: 1-3-4-9-1 Wild: 2 Night Pick 2: 0-6 Wild: 7 Night Pick 3: 0-9-4 Wild: 7 Night ...