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Lewistown woman faces drug charges

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — Cindy L. Duncan, 55, of Lewistown, is facing multiple drug charges following an investigation by Pennsylvania State Police and the Mifflin County Task Force, according to an affidavit of probable cause. The affidavit states that an investigation was launched ...

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Cancellations and postponements

Editor’s note: Cancellations and postponements that are made due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will be listed as a service to our readers. Listings are from the first date of postponement or cancellation. When you submit an item for this listing, please include whether it was previously ...

County officials remind locals to reply to census

LEWISTOWN — At Thursday’s Mifflin County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Rob Postal reminded local residents of the importance of participating in the 2020 census, as it has a direct impact on grants to be received for assistance programs. “It is important for our citizens to ...

Juniata County adds 3rd death from COVID-19

From staff reports Juniata County reported its third COVID-19 related death on Thursday, according to the most recent numbers released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. There were minimal changes in the amount of cases of COVID-19 in local counties on Thursday, with Huntingdon County ...

Local COVID-19 cases by ZIP code

(Editor’s note: For ZIP codes that have at least one positive, but less than five, the Pennsylvania Department of Health does not provide an exact number for patient privacy reasons.) 17002 (Allensville): 0 17004 (Belleville): 1-4 17009 (Burnham): 1-4 17014 (Cocolamus): 0 17021 (East ...

Snyder County man imprisoned for sexual abuse

From staff reports MIDDLEBURG — District Attorney Mike Piecuch has announced the sentencing of Anthony W. Sprenkle, 68, of Winfield, for sexual abuse of a minor female during the summer of 2018. Sprenkle pleaded guilty to felony corruption of minors involving sexual misconduct and ...

Mifflin Co. board approves $79.8 million budget

LEWISTOWN – Residents of the Mifflin County School District will see no tax increase if the preliminary budget – as approved on Thursday – is approved in June. The district’s board of school directors unanimously approved a $79.8 million budget during a special voting meeting held ...