November 2016






Police looking for escaped inmate

From staff reports The Franklin Police Department is looking for information regarding the whereabouts of a man who escaped from the Venango County jail on…




Rookies making an impact

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The learning curve is starting to level off for Javon Hargrave, Artie Burns and Sean Davis. That hardly means it’s flat. Not…



Recent Deaths 11/30/16

Jayne Jetter Overmyer, 83, of Winamac, Indiana, formerly of Oil City, died Nov. 13, 2016. Constance Margaret Lauderbaugh, 69, of St. Augustine Beach, Florida, formerly…



Native American Projects

Miss Helch’s fourth grade students at Seventh Street Elementary School completed their Native American Projects for Social Studies class.  The students gave a presentations about…




Pet of the day 11/29/16

Name: Daisy Breed: Labrador Mix Sex: Female Size: 30-35 lbs Daisy can be found at Tri-County Animal Rescue Center Contact Information: 814-918-2032, or email: contactus@Tricounty-arc.org



Gray days

A recent stretch of gray days has left some of us wondering just when the sun will appear again. The forecast for the rest of…





O-line: To serve and protect

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell doesn’t feel his offensive line receives the credit it deserves. The headlines are usually reserved for Bell,…



Recent Deaths 11/29/16

Cheryl Renee Smith, 61, of Franklin, died Nov. 22, 2016. John Robert Walker, 45, of Sigel, formerly of Clarion, died Nov. 26, 2016. William J….



Pet of the day 11/28/16

Name: Suzi Breed: American Shorthair Sex: Female Size: Medium Color: Calico House-trained: Yes Suzi can be found at Precious Paws Animal Rescue.



Remembering Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Here’s some history: Just before 8 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter…





Penguins sink Devils in shootout

PITTSBURGH (AP) – As the bodies piled up in front of the New Jersey net with the clock ticking toward zero and the Pittsburgh Penguins…



Recent Deaths 11/28/16

Alan J. Wetjen, 78, of Marco Island, Florida, formerly of Franklin, died Nov. 19, 2016. William H. Blauser, 88, formerly of Oil City, died Nov….