Local News

Police report

Lewistown Police Department ¯Crash—Lewistown police responded to a vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 11:14 a.m. on Nov. 19 in the first block of South Dorcas Street in Lewistown. According to the report, Paul Bollinger, 48, made an improper left turn on South Dorcas Street ...

Lottery

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

Santa’s helpers

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Members of the Mifflin County High School Key Club including, from right, Lizzy Stewart, Zach Burke, Abby Burke and Laura Hurlburt sort, clean and match donated books for the Santa’s Bookbag Program Wednesday evening at Grace United Methodist Church in ...

Walking trail dedicated

LEWISTOWN—More than 40 residents and local and state dignitaries braved the wind and frigid temperatures on Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of the S.H. Rothermel Walking Trail. Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources ...

Advisory discusses proposal updates

LEWISTOWN—The Mifflin County Internet Advisory Committee discussed project proposal updates during their monthly meeting on Wednesday afternoon at the Mifflin County Courthouse. During the committee’s October meeting, members discussed a consulting proposal with KCI Technologies that, ...

Milroy man pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

LEWISTOWN — Jon Bowersox, of Milroy, pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct, an amended charge to the original case filed in February. Bowersox, 56, was initially charged with forcible rape, sexual assault and two counts indecent assault after a female victim reported to police that ...

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 ...

Top of the town

Model railroad open houses begin tonight LEWISTOWN —The annual Christmas open house for the Mifflin County Model Railroad Club will start with the opening of the Festival of Ice from 5 to 9 p.m. today. The club’s layout is in the basement of the former Montgomery Ward building, located ...

2018 Pancho Pancake

Use these clues to guess the identity of Pancho Pancake at the Lewistown Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast on Saturday. This Pancho Pancake is lots of fun And he is a long time native son Pancho raised a family with no boys But he is best known for his joyful noise. Parade to follow ...

Sounds of the season

LEWISTOWN —The sounds of the holiday season will fill the air, with several events planned by the Lewistown Community Band. Festival of Ice For this year’s Festival of Ice, the Mifflin County Historic Courthouse in Lewistown has been transformed into an enchanted Toyland designed by Poe ...