Public plans display scheduled for a bridge project on Route 58 in Licking Township, Clarion County

By | 2017-09-20T09:36:48+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Indiana, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 10 cordially invites you to attend a plans display held in open-house format for a bridge replacement project on Route 58 in Licking Township, Clarion County. The purpose of the plans display is to present the proposed plans for this project to [...]

Forest Co. Tip Line created to address drug problem

By | 2017-09-19T14:00:35+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports Forest County Sheriff Robert Wolfgang and District Attorney Barbara Litten have teamed up to create the Forest County Tip Line to address the drug problem in the area. If anyone has information on drug trafficking or selling, they may call an anonymous tip line at (814) 755-2585. Calls may be [...]

Jukehouse Bombers at Brookville Chili, Blues and Brews Fest

By | 2017-09-19T13:44:34+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst The Second Annual Chili, Blues and Brews Festival, will be held on Saturday, October 14th, from 6 to 9pm in the Brookville Town Square. Enjoy an evening of crafted beers, live music and chili, with the Jukehouse Bombers! The Jukehouse Bombers are a blues and rock band from Pittsburgh, featuring Jimmy Roach. [...]

Autumn Leaf Festival pageant contestants named

By | 2017-09-19T09:20:54+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports Several local youths have been named as contestants in scholarship pageants to be held during Clarion's annual Autumn Leaf Festival. The Miss Teen and Miss Junior Teen pageants will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at the Clarion Area High School auditorium. Doors will open at 6 p.m. [...]

Union teachers receive Enhancement Mini Grants

By | 2017-09-19T09:12:59+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports The Clarion County chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees awarded two Enhancement Mini-Grants this year. Union teachers, Bradley Kirkwood, Debbie Shirey, and Jake Weckerly, proposed a cross-curricular science, technology, engineering and math rocketry project for fourth through 12th grades. Also, Clarion County United Way's Dolly Parton's Imagination Library project [...]

Callensburg Women Death Called Suspicious by State Police

By | 2017-09-19T08:10:13+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Butler State Police believe that Kayla A. Dunlap, was alive when she was left along a road near Oneida Valley Dam in Butler County on Sunday. Police think that Dunlap. 28. of Callensburg, later died at that location. Her body was discovered on Sunday morning by women walking her dog. Police are [...]

Meadville Man Shot And Killed; Linesville Woman Wounded In Domestic Dispute; Second Man On Scene During Shootings

By | 2017-09-19T08:02:41+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst September 19, 2017 By Tim Shaw A Meadville man was shot and kiled, and a woman was injutred by a gunshot during what police called a domestic dispute near Linesville in Crawford County early Sunday evening. The deceased has been identified as 29 year-old Corey Shipton. State Police officials from the Meadville [...]

Callensburg Women Found Deceased in Butler County

By | 2017-09-18T15:10:13+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst The body of Clarion County women was found Sunday near the Oneida Valley Dam in Oakland Township, Butler County. Kayla Dunlap, 28, of Callensburg, was discovered deceased by a woman walking her dog. Police haven't released many details citing on ongoing investigation but did comment that the death was being considered suspicious [...]

Venango County Man Arrested after Police Chase in Limestone Township

By | 2017-09-18T14:10:34+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|

By Bill Hearst Clarion State Police report that Allen Bruce Taylor Jr., 62, of Franklin was arrested on Sunday evening after he led police on a car chase that closed Route 66 for over two hours in Limestone Township. Taylor was stopped by Clarion Borough Police for a traffic violation on Main Street Clarion. During [...]

Career Center students raise money for Hurricane relief

By | 2017-09-18T10:00:43+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports As Hurricane Irma was bearing down on the state of Florida, students and staff of the Clarion County Career Center joined together to collect funds to donate to the American Red Cross – Hurricane Harvey Relief effort for the people of Texas. This collection occurred during the week of Sept [...]

Couple donates funds for pavilion at rescue center

By | 2017-09-18T09:04:03+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Local News|

By ClarionExtra.com From staff reports An adopted dog's legacy will live on in the form of a pavilion and an adjoining covered kennel area at Tri-County Animal Rescue Center in Shippenville. David and Claudia Bonacci, of Smicksburg, donated all the funds for the added amenity at the Shippenville center, according to Cindy Bonner, Tri-County treasurer [...]