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Food industry starving for help

After being hit hard with capacity limits, shutdowns and other restrictions due to COVID-19 in 2020, restaurants and other food industry bu… Read more

Racism concerns aired at Franklin School Board meeting

Several people spoke on racism concerns at Monday’s meeting of the Franklin School Board in a continuation of ongoing complaints in the dis… Read more

Oil City School board hears debate on mask mandate

The Oil City School Board heard from several parents on the issue of face masks during its Monday evening meeting that was held outdoors at… Read more

Rimersburg man faces child porn charges

RIMERSBURG — A 71-year-old Rimersburg man faces numerous charges after police said they found 13 images of a 15-year-old girl in various st… Read more

Suspect in Spanky's Tobacco World robbery apprehended

State police in Franklin said a suspect has been located and taken into custody in connection with the armed robbery of Spanky’s Tobacco Wo… Read more



Falcons spike Vikings in KSAC matchup

FOXBURG — Allegheny-Clarion Valley pumped its record up to 8-5 on the season with a 25-12, 25-21, 25-12 victory over visiting Venango Catho… Read more


Kerle siblings fare well at states

YORK — Clarion’s brother-sister tandem of Kameron and McKayla Kerle each placed in the top half of their classes on a windy Monday in the P… Read more


Fike gets hat trick as Oilers top Panthers

Oil City senior Damian Fike recorded a hat trick on Monday as the Oilers downed Keystone, 5-1 in a non-region boys soccer match at the Oil … Read more


LaVerde's Hornets reach new heights

KIRTLAND, Ohio — For the past 15 years, the Kirtland Hornets football program has been nearly unstoppable in the state of Ohio under head c… Read more

Police / Fire / Courts

Michigan man who hacked UPMC database sentenced

PITTSBURGH — A Michigan man was sentenced Friday to the statutory maximum sentence of 60 months incarceration for conspiracy to defraud the… Read more

Meadville man faces rape, assault charges

A Meadville man is facing numerous rape and assault charges stemming from incidents that began in Franklin in 2001. Read more

Oil City man, Franklin woman accused of forgery

An Oil City man and Franklin woman face forgery and theft charges after being accused of using counterfeit $100 bills at two stores. Read more


EDITORIAL: Should men be told what to do with their bodies?

If we can tell women what to do with their bodies, let’s tell men, too. Read more

COLUMN: Obstruction earns McConnell many hollow political victories

As compromises go, this one hardly merited the name. Read more

LETTER: Parents care about the lives of their children

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James "Jimmy" Karg

James “Jimmy” Karg, 68, of Tylersburg passed away on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. A complete obituary will follow. Read more


Robert L. Delo

Robert L. Delo, 90, of Buckhorn Road, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at the Snyder Memorial Home in Marienville. Read more


Dale Burkhardt

Dale Burkhardt, age 66, of 3061 U.S. 322 Franklin, died on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, from complications due to COVID. Read more

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Mainly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

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