Local News

Mifflin County commissioners meet

LEWISTOWN – During a brief business meeting on Thursday, the Mifflin County Commissioners took the following action: ¯ Approved receipt of the 2017-18 Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Grant in the amount of $23,400 for the period Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2019. Emergency ...

LPD investigating deaths of two residents

From staff reports LEWISTOWN—Lewistown police are investigating the unrelated deaths of one man and one woman after the individuals were found deceased in their homes on May 25 and 26 in Lewistown. According to reports from the Lewistown Police Department, officers were dispatched to a ...

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 ...

Lottery

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

Police report

Lewistown Police Department ¯Possession charges—One woman was charged with multiple possession charges following an incident that occurred at approximately 8:39 p.m. on May 16 on South Grand St. in Lewistown. According to the report, officers were dispatched to the intersection of South ...

Barn destroyed in fire

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER An early morning fire Wednesday on Sawmill Road in Tuscarora Township, Juniata County, leveled a barn and endangered surrounding buildings. The four alarm fire was responded to by fire companies in Juniata, Mifflin, Perry and Franklin counties. No injuries were ...

Humane rescue group up for award

LEWISTOWN — When Kari Coble found out that One Dog At A Time (ODAAT) was a finalist for 2018 Rescue of the Year, she was floored. “I was beyond shocked,” Coble, president and founder of ODAAT, said. ODAAT is a volunteer, nonprofit, humane rescue group located in Lewistown. ...

Student wins scholarship for logo design

LEWISTOWN — Compass Community Connections recently changed their name and was in search of a new logo. Beth Zong, executive director, turned to Rebecca Conner, a tech ed teacher at Mifflin County High School, in hopes of finding a student that could create one. Recently, Conner put out a ...

Mount Union woman charged with burglary

SHIRLEYSBURG—Sheena Renee Corman, 32, of Mount Union, was charged Tuesday with burglary, criminal trespass, and theft. According to court documents, Corman entered the unlocked door of a Shirleysburg residence and removed $1000 from a resident’s dresser. The alleged victim returned home, ...

Garrett-Davis sentenced to probation, therapy

MIFFLINTOWN—James Garrett-Davis, 28, of Millerstown, was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of five and a maximum of 23 months incarceration, followed by 12 months probation. Garrett-Davis was credited 159 days time served. “You had a taste of what it’s like to lose your freedom,” ...