A Florida man is facing charges after he has been accused of attacking his mother at her residence at Kibbe’s Island Campground near Hunter’s Station.

On Monday at about 9:30 a.m. when his mother came to retrieve items from their residence and knocked on his window, Jamy Whitmire, 45, of Largo, came out and assaulted her, according to a criminal complaint filed by Franklin state police.

Kara O’Neil, reporter for The Derrick and The News-Herald, can be reached at karaoneil.thederrick@gmail.com or (814) 677-8369.


Clarion state police said two people died in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 28 and Shannondale Road in Redbank Township on Friday evening.

ELK TOWNSHIP — A summary traffic violation charge was filed against a 66-year-old Kossuth woman whom state police said was at the wheel of a vehicle that struck and killed an Amish man as he drove his buggy along Route 322 in Elk Township early last year.

A member of the Clarion-Limestone School Board faces an Oct. 19 preliminary hearing on charges he was driving under the influence of alcohol at 1:27 a.m. Aug. 21 in Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County.