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Mifflintown man facing 2 counts of drug charges

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LEWISTOWN — A Mifflintown man has been incarcerated after he allegedly sold cocaine to a confidential informant. Juan M. Reyes, 45, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Kent Smith on Jan. 6 and is awaiting a preliminary hearing scheduled for Jan. 26. According to court ...

Port Royal man charged with indecent assault

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PORT ROYAL —A 29-year-old man is facing indecent assault charges after he allegedly touched two young victims inappropriately. Gregory A. Shoop, of Port Royal, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jacqueline Leister on Jan. 5 and is awaiting a preliminary hearing, scheduled for ...

Calendar

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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

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Owl Prowl date changes due to cold WHIPPLE DAM STATE PARK —The Owl Prowl at Whipple Dam State Park will take place Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. at Pavilion 3, across from the beach. The Owl Prowl will begin with a short talk on owls, followed by a walk outside to try to find some owls. ...

People potpourri

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≤Alivia Snook, of Maitland, daughter of Josh and Heather Snook, celebrates her 11th birthday today. ≤Vicki Shepherd, of Reedsville, celebrates her birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

Lottery

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

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Deal sought as shutdown nears

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Searching for a bipartisan deal to avoid a government shutdown, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that an immigration agreement could be reached in two phases — first by addressing young immigrants and border security with what he called a “bill of love,” then ...

Mental health clinic opens

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MIFFLINTOWN – Juniata County residents in need of mental health services now have a location close to home. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Juniata County Commissioners, Christina Campagna, site supervisor and therapist at the ReDCO Group Mental Health Clinic, was on hand to introduce ...

2 Juniata men plead guilty in separate cases

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MIFFLINTOWN — A Thompsontown man pleaded guilty, on Tuesday, to charges involved the alleged statutory sexual assault of a 14 year old. Adam J. Swisher, 19, pleaded to aggravated indecent assault, statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors before President Judge Kathy Morrow. Other ...

2 Juniata men plead guilty in separate cases

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MIFFLINTOWN — A Port Royal man pleaded guilty, on Tuesday, to charges that resulted in the 2015 death of Naomi Ruth Grix. Lance A. Zimmerman, 38, pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, driving under the influence and related traffic offenses at Juniata ...