Police kill barricaded gunman who shot trooper

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A gunman who barricaded himself inside his house after shooting a Pennsylvania State Police trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday after a 14-hour standoff, authorities said. The man fired at troopers numerous times throughout the standoff in rural northern Pennsylvania and refused their ...

Christmas Spirit

Local News

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Members of the Mifflin County Christian Academy junior and senior-high choir sing Christmas carols at the Lewistown Rotary Club meeting Tuesday afternoon at the Rec Park Community Center in Lewistown. Aditionally, the students performed a portion of the ...

Police carry on search for missing local

Local News

REEDSVILLE — A Reedsville woman reported as missing to police on Friday has yet to be found, despite numerous tips and leads, according to Mifflin County Regional Police Department Tuesday. MCRPD Sgt. Andre French said 40-year-old Donna Jo Keller was reported missing by her mother around 11 ...

Commissioners adopt county budget for 2020

Local News

MIFFLINTOWN - Taxpayers of Juniata County won’t see an increase in taxes in 2020 following action taken Tuesday by the Juniata County Board of Commissioners. During a brief business meeting, the commissioners unanimously adopted the county’s 2020 general fund budget in the amount of ...

Police report

Local News

Lewistown Police Department ¯ Domestic Violence—Nov. 2, 9:00 p.m: Police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance at South Grand St. Anthony Snook, 30, of Lewistown, was reportedly making a drunken disturbance, and he fled upon police arrival by way of a second-story balcony. A woman ...


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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 ...

People Potpourri

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¯Kip McElwain Sr., of Belleville, celebrates his birthday today! ¯Denise Weiand, of Glenwood, celebrates her birthday today! Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to events@lewistownsentinel.com with the information by 5:30 p.m.

Stocks dip ahead of looming weekend deadline on trade


NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday ahead of a looming weekend deadline for trade talks between Washington and Beijing. A new round of U.S. tariffs is scheduled to take effect on Chinese goods Sunday, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that has dragged on economies ...

China’s electric car sales slump, squeezing local automakers


BEIJING (AP) — Looking for a new car, Yang Zhibo considered an electric but balked at prices that are thousands of dollars higher after Beijing wound down multibillion-dollar subsidies that made China the biggest market for the technology. The 27-year-old employee of a beverage distributor ...

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court


GENEVA (AP) — Global commerce will lose its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World Trade Organization and instead facing what critics call “the law of the jungle.’’ The United States, under a president who favors a ...