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Chief: Incidents increase

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YEAGERTOWN — According to Mifflin County Regional Police Department Chief Scott Mauery, incident statistics for the month of July increased slightly from last year. During a meeting for the MCRPD Board of Directors, Mauery said a total of 206 incidents were reported in Derry Township in ...

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Sentinel photo by MATT STRICKER Felicia Porch, 18, of Lewistown, and Dalton Folk, 17, of Mount Union, participate in archery competition Thursday at the Mifflin County Youth Fair at Mifflin County Youth Park in Reedsville.

Weiand to remain on sex offender registry

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LEWISTOWN — President Judge David Barron denied Frank Weiand’s motion to be removed from the the Megan’s Law Sexual Offender’s Registry on Aug. 1, according to court documents. The ruling, referencing two statutes from Judicial Code Title 42, stipulated that “the Pennsylvania General ...

Middleburg man charged with assault

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BEAVERTOWN — A 36-year-old Middleburg man was charged Thursday with 13 criminal counts, including three felony counts aggravated assault and one count endangering the welfare of children, after insinuating threats with a loaded pistol in a room with a sleeping child, according to court ...

Creation festival co-founder sentenced for child sex abuse

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MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former pastor who co-founded a Christian music festival before admitting he had sexual contact with children and being branded a “wolf” has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Harry Thomas, who’s 75 years old, was the pastor of Come Alive New Testament ...

Woman charged for killing domestic pigs

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LEWISTOWN — Lynn A. Gladfelter, 60, of Hanover, pleaded guilty in June, to a summary offense of unlawfully hunting for game on Sunday, according to court documents. In May, Gladfelter shot and killed two domestic pigs belonging to Dwight Owen Rittenhouse, according to court documents. ...

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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 ...

Centre County events bring travel challenges

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STATE COLLEGE — With a variety of special events set for Centre County over the next few weeks, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is alerting drivers to the travel challenges they could encounter. Special events and traffic impacts are as follows: Penn State University ...

Supersized

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Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Hope Gandy, left, and Joan Yoder place toppings on a giant sundae Wednesday evening at the Mifflin County Youth Fair in Reedsville.

Yarger speaks on taking part in program

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata County School District Superintendent Keith Yarger was one of three school superintendents in Pennsylvania to participate in a press conference in Harrisburg, Wednesday morning, that discussed the federal government’s Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the ...