Local News

School gun clubs a good thing

DAHLONEGA, Ga. (AP) — Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore adults to restrict guns, seeming to forecast a generational shift in attitudes toward the Second Amendment. But at high school and college gun ranges around the country, these teens and young ...

American Revolution enthusiasts wanted

BOALSBURG — The American Revolution Round Table- Central PA, is a new group of history enthusiasts dedicated to the studies of the American Revolution. The group will hold its inaugural meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., April 25, at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg. Open to all, ...

McVeytown man shot, killed Saturday

From staff reports MCVEYTOWN — The Pennsylvania State Police in Lewistown are currently investigating the alleged shooting death of Kord Aurand, 23, of McVeytown, at 451 Old State Route 22 in Wayne Township, Mifflin County. The shooting allegedy took place around 3 a.m., Saturday, April 7, ...

Calendar

Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation ...

Mifflin County Land Preservation Program now accepting applications

Mifflin County’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board has announced that applications will be accepted until the close of business on May 25, 2018, for the Mifflin County Agland Preservation Program. Generally known as the “Conservation Easement Program,” Mifflin County’s Agricultural ...

Lottery

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

Mifflin-Juniata Community Concert Association

LEWISTOWN — Memberships are available beginning today through May 11 for the 2018-19 Mifflin-Juniata Community Concert Association season. The new season’s line-up of performances includes a trio of siblings, a six-piece instrumental group, tributes to Broadway’s leading ladies and the ...

Local cheerleaders selected for national competition

MIFFLINTOWN — Girls doing jumps, back flips and handstands filled a Mifflintown gym Wednesday evening to prepare for a big event. A squad of teen cheerleaders, The Supreme Spirit All Stars, from the Juniata Valley and Perry County have been selected to compete in a national cheer ...

Planned power outage scheduled for areas of Mifflin County

LEWISTOWN — Some Penelec customers will experience a two-hour planned power outage from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday to upgrade facilities and enhance circuit liability for customers. The outage will affect 813 customers on numerous streets in Lewistown, Granville and McClure. Renee Dixon, a ...

Somber reminder

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Sara Krumenaker, office manager of the Mifflin County Children and Youth Services, places pinwheels around Fountain Square Park Thursday to remind the community that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Each pinwheel placed represents a child that was a victim ...