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CareerLink closed for Thanksgiving holiday The PA CareerLink Mifflin County will be closed on November 22, 23, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving. Officials unclear on cause of explosion GLADWYNE (AP) — Authorities are still working to determine what caused the explosion that destroyed ...

Police report

Lewistown Police Department ¯Crash—Lewistown police responded to a two vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5:54 p.m. on Nov. 5 in the 700 block of West Fourth Street in Lewistown. According to the report, Elish Stafford-Rhodes, 31, of Lewistown, was operating a 2009 Mazda when ...

Setting it straight

In the Nov. 14 article “Man pleads not guilty to charges from shooting near local diner,” the charges against Jeremy Hepner were incorrectly stated. According to Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato, attempted manslaughter of a law enforcement officer and attempted homicide ...

Lottery

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

Teen pleads not guilty to attempted homicide

LEWISTOWN — Chase Michael Amspacker, 18, of Lewistown, pleaded not guilty to eight criminal counts, including attempted homicide, during his formal arraignment before President Judge David Barron on Tuesday. Documents indicate that Amspacker discovered a man laying in bed with a female ...

Man pleads not guilty to criminal homicide

LEWISTOWN — Matthew R. Dunmire, 38, of McVeytown, waived arraignment and pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 10 counts before President Judge David Barron. Documents indicate that attempted homicide was among the 10 counts with which Dunmire was originally charged, however the charge was changed ...

Not guilty plea entered in attempted homicide case

LEWISTOWN — William C. Emmett, of Lewistown, waived his formal arraignment Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to 10 criminal counts, including attempted homicide. Emmett, 22, was charged in September after a shooting had occurred at the end of August in which a male accuser was wounded, ...

Man pleads not guilty to charges from shooting near local diner

LEWISTOWN — Jeremy Hepner, 22, of McAlisterville, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 12 criminal counts, including criminal homicide and manslaughter of a law enforcement officer, during his formal arraignment before President Judge David Barron. Documents indicate that attempted manslaughter of ...

Council announces dedication dates

LEWISTOWN — The Lewistown Borough Council announced the dedication dates of the Lewistown bus shelter and the Juniata River Trail on Tuesday evening at the Lewistown Community Center. According to Mayor Deborah Bargo, the bus shelter, located on the square in downtown Lewistown, will be ...