August 2017


VA Appeals Reform Becomes Law

  Last Wednesday, the president signed into law the VFW-supported Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. The act provides three options for veterans to…

Pittsburgh Pirates' Starling Marte hits a two-run single off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Raisel Iglesias in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Cincinnati.  (AP)

Bucs win over Reds 5-2

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andrew McCutchen was angry that plate umpire Jeff Kellogg wouldn’t let him call time to get ready to hit in the fourth…


Recent Deaths 8/28/17

John Bennett “Jack” Mays, 78, of Franklin, died Aug. 27, 2017. June Bump, 87, of Rockwood, Tennessee, formerly of Venango County, died Aug. 24, 2017….


Cranberry Festival

The Cranberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Morrison Park in Seneca.  The annual festival is held…


Recent Deaths 8/26/27

Jim Ford, 95, formerly of Franklin, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Eleanor L. (Schell) Harnish, 97, of Easley, South Carolina, formerly of Clarion, died Monday,…


That’s just super

Area animal shelters and rescues have some super critters waiting for some super homes. BAM, POW… its Bat Girl The Venango County Humane Society has…