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Harris offers Veteran Outreach hours LEWISTOWN – Rep. Adam Harris (R-Mifflintown) will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours by appointment in his district office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 19, at 3 Monument Square on the third floor in Lewistown. Dan Falls, an accredited field ...

Police report

Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown ¯DUI—A 17-year-old male was charged for DUI following an incident that occurred at approximately 8:49 p.m. on Aug. 3 in Walker Township, Juniata County. According to the report, the 17-year-old McAlisterville resident was stopped for a traffic ...

Lottery

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

Sigh of relief

Sentinel photos by BUFFIE BOYER Kishacoquillas Creek flows rapidly under the new Charles Street bridge Tuesday in Lewistown after it opened to traffic Monday. More photos of flooding in the area can be found on Page A3.

Man charged with intimidating witness

LEWISTOWN— A 53-year-old man was charged Monday with one felony count of intimidating a witness/victim to withhold testimony after soliciting an undercover Pennsylvania State Police Trooper to take $10,000 and “make his wife disappear” to prevent her from showing up in court, according to ...

Area man enters plea of guilty

LEWISTOWN — Anthony Snook, 29, of Lewistown, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of simple assault and one count of recklessly endangering another person. Snook was sentenced to a minimum of nine and a maximum of 18 months incarceration with a time-served credit from July 19 to Sept. 11. ...

Shanksville honors the fallen on 9/11 anniversary

SHANKSVILLE — Thousands of visitors sat in near silence Tuesday morning in Somerset County, as a pair of bells rang out with dramatic chimes. They rang 40 times, sounding to honor the passengers and crew members, who died when United Flight 93 plummeted into a vacant reclaimed strip mine in ...

Lewistown man pleads guilty to attempting to elude police

LEWISTOWN — Jarrett R. Bickel, 25, of McVeytown, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to one felony count fleeing/attempting to elude police and one misdemeanor count driving under the influence. In June, Bickel was reportedly operating a black motorcycle and traveling south on Ferguson Valley road, ...

Area woman pleads guilty

LEWISTOWN — Kelly Decker, 31, of Lewistown, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count criminal trespass, one misdemeanor count forgery and one misdemeanor count of unsworn falsification to authorities. Decker reportedly participated in the burglaries of two cabins in West Licking Creek, ...

Man pleads not guilty to 3 counts

LEWISTOWN — Jason Hockenberry, 42, of Lewistown, waived arraignment and pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to strangulation, simple assault and harassment. Hockenberry was charged in July after police responded to a report of a female assault victim being treated at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. ...