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Man pleads not guilty to animal cruelty charges

LEWISTOWN — Gerald J. Derosier, 31, of Lewistown, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one felony count of aggravated animal cruelty, said Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Derosier was charged in March after cutting a dog’s throat, causing the animal’s death. Court ...

Woman pleads not guilty for assault of an infant

LEWISTOWN — Delilah R. Ritter, 24, of Lewistown, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 15 counts, including seven felony counts of aggravated assault of a minor, said Mifflin County District Attorney Christopher Torquato. Ritter was charged in March after reportedly securing a pacifier to her ...

Correction: Mifflin County School Board primary election votes

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — The unofficial results in the Mifflin County School Board primary election on Tuesday are as follows: On the Republican ballot, Noah Wise received 2,424 votes, Fredrick Nickel received 2,038 votes, E. Terry Styers received 2,376 votes, Mary Lou M. Sigler ...

Man charged with disseminating video of teens to other minors

LEWISTOWN — An 18-year-old man had a preliminary arraignment Monday after being charged May 10 for sending a video to at least six teenagers showing two minors engaging in sexual activity. Court documents state a minor sent a video to Phillip M. Kelley, 18, of Lewistown, that showed two ...

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 ...

Reedsville community day

REEDSVILLE — The Pennsylvania Lumberjack Association will perform live demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Reedsville Community Day on June 8 at Bender Park. Members of the association, both men and women, travel to competitions and demonstrations throughout Pennsylvania and the ...

Municipal primary election results

Juniata County Mifflintown Borough Council Max 4 choices ¯Democratic primary Teresa Nearhood: 40 Write-in votes: 3 ¯Republican primary Richard Zimmerman: 59 Wayne Snyder: 50 Write-in votes: 5 Mifflintown Borough Auditor ¯Democratic primary Write-in votes: ...

Woman charged with child welfare endangerment

LEWISTOWN — A Mount Union woman was charged Sunday with felony counts of endangering the welfare of a child and strangulation after an investigation determined she choked and punched her 13-year-old child. Court documents state a 13 year old, of 39-year-old Samantha R. Johnson, contacted a ...