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Oil City Man Charged With Harming Four Month-Old Girl

An Oil City man was charged this week after he was accused of physically harming a four month-old girl. Injuries to the child include a broken arm and a broken leg.  Police say the injuries were sustained on the evening of April 5 at an Oil City residence. Oil City Police charged 24 year-old Scott…

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Leeper Man Wanted For Fleeing Crash, Leaving Children Behind, Turns Himself In

A Leeper man, who was wanted by police ever since he was accused of fleeing the scene of an April 6th crash and leaving behind three young children, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday. 24 year-old Robert Myers walked into a district magisterial judge’s…

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Tuesday Power Problems Related To Hillside Fire In Oil City

Officials say downed power lines were responsible for electrical outages and power glitches in both Oil City and Franklin around midday Tuesday, and the situation may have led to a fire to which two fire departments responded at about the same time. Explosions in one…

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Oil City’s Wash Day Is Wednesday

Oil City’s annual Wash Day is scheduled for Wednesday, April 16. The event has always featured individuals, business owners and community groups combining in  cleanup efforts throughout numerous neighborhoods in…

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Woman Jailed After Door-To-Door Money, Bathroom Search

A woman was jailed over the weekend after she allegedly approached several Oil City residents, asking for money. 33 year-old Kathryn Sloan is accused of knocking on the doors of…

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Butler County Commissioners To Debate “In God We Trust”

The Butler County Commissioners are expected to debate Wednesday whether or not to display the motto “In God We Trust” in their meeting room in the county government building. At least…

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