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Pet of the day 6/15/16

Name: Joey Breed: Spaniel/ Mix Age: 4 years Sex: Male Size: Medium Color: Black Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Joey can be found at Venango County…



Pet of the day 6/14/16

Name: Pearl Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Age: 11 months Sex: Female Size: Small Color: Grey Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Adoption Price: $40.00 Pearl can be…


Beneficial bugs

While the insects that give bugs a bad name – mosquitoes, gnats and flies – are out and about, so are the beneficial bugs like…


Pet of the day 6/13/16

Name: Zappa Breed: Retriever, Labrador Mix Age: 12 years Sex: Male Size: Large Color: Black Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Adoption Price: $30.00 Zappa can be…



Vets EXPO a big success

* The Veterans EXPO that was held June 8 at Cross Creek Resort, was a great  success. I talked with many of the representatives there, and they were excited…


Pet of the day 6/10/16

Name: Barney Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Age: 2 years Sex: Male Size: Medium Color: White/ Beige Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Adoption Price: $40.00 Barney can…



Mark Oliver, Editor

Hi, My name is Mark Oliver and I am a long-time editor at The Derrick and The News-Herald. I am a 1975 graduate of Venango…


Pet of the day 6/9/16

Name: Sassy Breed: Rottweiler/ Retriever, Labrador Age: 2 years Sex: Female Size: Large Color: Tan Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Sassy can be found at Venango…



Pet of the day 6/8/16

Name: Fred Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Age: 2 years Sex: Male Size: Small Color: White/ Beige Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Adoption Price: $40.00 Fred can…


Natasha Brenneman, reporter

Hi, my name is Natasha Brenneman and I am a reporter here at The Derrick and The News-Herald. I graduated from Thiel College in 2015…


Pet of the day 6/7/16

Name: Lexi Breed: Retriever Labrador mix Age: 2 years Sex: Female Size: Large Color: Black/ White Declawed: No House-trained: Unknown Lexi can be found at…


Bountiful blooms

Damp weather and warmer temperatures in the past week had many flowers sporting their colors. Roses, mountain laurel, irises and more produced beautiful blossoms. Mountain…



Pet of the day 6/6/16

Name: Petra Breed: Domestic Shorthair Mix Age: 11 months Sex: Female Size: Small Color: Grey Declawed: No House-trained: Yes Adoption Price: $40.00 Petra can be…


Drew Frye, reporter

My name is Drew Frye, and I’m the newest addition to the Derrick news team! I attended Edinboro University from 2009-2013 and received a bachelor’s…


Sally Bell, reporter

Hi, my name is Sally Bell and I am a reporter here at The Derrick and The News-Herald. I graduated from West Virginia University in…