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Joy Global shutting down Plant 1

By RICH JACKSON Staff writer Joy Global officials announced Friday that manufacturing Plant No. 1 in Franklin will be fully closed by July 1. Caley…


Barn burns in Oakland Twp.

From staff reports A barn that contained sheep burned late Thursday night in Oakland Township. Venango County 911 said the barn at 1274 Creek Road…


4 charged in Clarion County meth probe

From staff reports Four Clarion County residents have been charged for their participation in a conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine. Law enforcement officials say…


Joy closing Franklin plant

From staff reports Joy Global officials announced today that manufacturing Plant No. 1 in Franklin will be fully closed within the next four months. Caley…








Officers assaulted at prison

From staff reports State police are investigating a series of alleged assaults at SCI Forest state prison in Jenks Township, Forest County. Five corrections officers…




Man found dead in Piney Twp.

From  staff reports A concerned citizen found a man dead outside of a truck, according to Clarion state police. The citizen saw something unusual at…





3 teens escape diversion program

From staff reports Three teenagers escaped from the Taylor Diversion Program in Tionesta early Tuesday, Marienville state police said. The three were identified as Ethan…