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Venus Woman Charged With DUI Twice In Two Days; Companion From Franklin Charged In Second Incident

Franklin City Police report that they twice arrested a Venus woman last week for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs.  A 24 year-old male acquaintance from Franklin is also being charged. Officers say 19 year-old Katrina Fenstermaker entered the Franklin Police Department early last Wednesday afternoon, and “appeared to be in distress or under the…

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75 Attend Annual Franklin Day Reunion In Sebring, Florida

Event organizers say seventy-five people attended Saturday’s 54th annual Franklin Day Reunion held in Sebring, Florida. The reunion began as a gathering for Franklin-area residents in Rock Springs, Florida in 1961.  It was moved to Sebring in the 1970’s. Fran and Judy Fry report that the event will continue next year with Ginny and Dan…

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Oil City’s Center Street Bridge Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Tips Over On Monday Morning

The Center Street Bridge and one block of Center Street in Oil City were closed on Monday morning (March 9) after a tractor-trailer tipped onto its side in front of the Trinity Church just before the bridge which spans Oil Creek and leads to Route 8. Traffic was being rerouted via the Route 8 bypass…

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Harvick Wins At Las Vegas, Has 3 Firsts And 3 Second’s In Last Six Races

Following two runner-up finishes in the first two races of the 2015 NASCAR Cup series, Kevin Harvick captured the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Harvick finished ahead of Martin Truex, Jr.  Ryan Newman placed third, followed by Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Denny Hamlin. Harvick has now won three races and finished…

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Johnson Passes Holmes To Win Cadillac Championship At Doral

A final round score of 3-under-par 69 on Sunday bumped Dustin Johnson ahead of three-round leader J.B. Holmes and to victory at golf’s Cadillac Championship at the Trump National Doral course in Doral, Florida. Johnson finished at 9-under-par 279 and won $1.57 million. Holmes, meanwhile, shot a 75 on Sunday and finished one stroke behind…

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Pirates Blank Blue Jays 1-0, Finish First Week In Grapefruit League At 3-2-1

Seven Pittsburgh pitchers limited the Toronto Blue Jays to just 3 hits on Sunday in a 1-0 Grapefruit League victory for the Pirates over the Jays in Dunedin, Florida. Reliever Stolmy Pimentel earned the win after starter Casey Sadler had pitched three scoreless innings as the Pittsburgh starter, striking out three batters.  Brent Morel doubled…

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Newbill Scores 31; Penn State Closes Regular Season 16-15 With Win At Minnesota

D.J. Newbill scored 31 points on Sunday, and the Penn State Nittany Lions finished the regular season with an overall 16-15 record with a 79-76 victory at Minnesota. Penn State, though, won just four of eighteen Big Ten Conference games. Geno Thorpe added 14 points for the Nittany Lions, and reserve forward Brandon Taylor tallied…

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Fleury Wins 30th With 9th Shutout, Hornqvist Scores Overtime Winner In Pens’ 1-0 Win Over L.A.

Marc-Andre Fleury earned his 30th win of the season with his ninth shutout of the year, and Patric Hornqvist scored the game’s only goal in overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins outlasted the Kings 1-0 on Saturday night in Los Angeles. Fleury (30-14-6) made 31 saves.  Hornqvist scored the game-winner with 3:16 remaining in overtime. The…

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Oil City Man Arraigned In Postal Theft Investigation

An Oil City man accused of stealing over $1,500 in postal funds when he worked for the U.S. Postal Service was formally arraigned in federal court last week. 45 year-old James Reisinger is charged with theft by unlawful taking and the misapplication of the entrusted property of the government or a financial institution. Reisinger is…

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Butler Man Faces Multiple Charges; Police Say He Pointed Gun At Them And Threatened Others

A Butler man faces as many as 22 charges after police who responded to a call about a shot being fired say he pointed his weapon at them. The suspect was shot in the arm by one of the responding police officers and was being treated Sunday at a hospital in Pittsburgh. State Police from the…

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