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January 11th, 2013

Spirit Night reaches out to ECC alumni

January 11, 2013

Elk County Catholic High School alumni are encouraged to show up sporting maroon and gold, ready to cheer on the Crusaders on Friday evening as part of ECC Alumni Spirit Night when the boys' basketball teams take on the Brookville Raiders.

Influenza impacting Elk County residents

January 11, 2013

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently increased the State Flu Activity status to "widespread," indicating that "there was an increase in influenza activity in all regions of the state," according to the department's website, www.flufreepa.com.

Etta C. Hicks

January 11, 2013

Etta C. Hicks, 97, of River Road, Weedville, died on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at the DuBois Nursing Home following a brief illness.
She was born on Sept. 2, 1915 in Kittanning, daughter of the late Harry and Floda Dell (Campbell) Brumbaugh.
She married Jesse Lee Hicks Jr. on Feb. 11, 1950. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1998.
Mrs. Hicks was a Bennetts Valley resident since 1950. She was a homemaker who enjoyed knitting, embroidery, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family and grandchildren, especially the Sunday dinners.

Mary V. Dollinger

January 11, 2013

Mary V. Dollinger, 90, of 163 Hemlock Rd., St. Marys, died on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness.
She was born Sept. 22, 1922 in Ramsaytown, daughter of the late Steven and Agnes Krizmanich. On Aug. 25, 1945, in Our Lady of Christian Church in Byrnedale, she married William H. Dollinger. He preceded her in death on May 30, 1997.

January 10th

St. Marys Area swim teams sweep Brookville squads

January 11, 2013

The St. Marys Area High School girls’ and boys’ swim squads improved their dual meet records to 2-0 when they met the Brookville Raiders at home on Thursday night.

Police continue search for bank robbery suspect, release sketch

January 10, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are still working to track down the man responsible for a brazen, broad-daylight armed robbery at the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg on Tuesday.

District Band Festival coming up; student housing needed

January 10, 2013

ST. MARYS – The Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association (PMEA) District 2 Band Festival going will be held from Jan. 23-25 at Elk County Catholic High School, and with more than 160 students participating in the event, organizers are hoping that area residents will open their homes for a day or two to house these young musicians.

Jesberger's debut book receiving top reviews

January 10, 2013

St. Marys native Sherry (Bish) Jesberger recently published her first book, "Aislin of Arianrhod", a blend of fantasy, romance, adventure and paranormal in a tale revolving around a princess and a struggle to maintain control of her kingdom.

Police probe 'intimidation of witness' in Milliard case

January 10, 2013

RIDGWAY - Authorities are looking into alleged death threats made against a 28-year-old Ridgway man after he agreed to testify against his father and co-defendant in two Elk County arson cases.

Karen Sue Yorns

January 10, 2013

Karen Sue Yorns, 44, of 429 Allenhurst Ave., Ridgway, died peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 9, 2013.
She was born June 8, 1968, in Butler, the daughter of James Lilley and the late Doris E. Lillie Lilley.
Karen worked as a part-time hairstylist, she took care of her mom for Community Nurses and was a volunteer for CAPSEA for many years. She spent a lot of time in Corry, where many of her relatives still survive. In spite of her long-standing, serious health issues, she remained a loving, caring, helping person. Truly a beautiful angel on earth.

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