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LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 11, 2018

A one-vehicle accident Wednesday evening in Mifflin County resulted in one person being life-flighted to Hershey Medical Center.  According to State Police, 38-year-old Craig Espigh of Lewistown was the operator of a Ford pick-up on Pheasant Valley Road in Derry Township yesterday at about 6:00 pm.  Police say Espigh was traveling at a high rate […]

LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 10, 2018

An Internet scam in Fermanagh Township, Juniata County is under investigation by the State Police.  A 70-year-old man in Mifflintown told authorities he attempted to fix a computer problem through Dell Support when an unknown third party intercepted his transaction.  During the period from November 30th to December 10th, the suspect convinced the victim he […]

LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 9, 2018

An autopsy has been scheduled for a Thompsontown man who died sometime between December 28th and January 5th.  State Police at Lewistown say 76-year-old Hobart Steely Baker, Junior died of unknown causes at a residence on Shelley Ridge Road in Delaware Township, Juniata County.  The investigation will continue.   A Mount Union woman has been […]

LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 8, 2018

A Duncannon man has been charged with statutory sexual assault after an incident October 18th in Perry County.  According to State Police at Newport, 25-year-old John Thomas Swanzy had sexual relations with a 15-year-old female.  Other charges filed against Swanzy include aggravated indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of a minor.  He […]

LOCAL NEWS | JANUARY 5, 2018

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro took part in several roundtable discussions throughout the mid-state yesterday to address the opioid problem affecting the Commonwealth and the rest of the nation.  Shapiro was in Mifflin County Thursday afternoon for a roundtable at the Mifflin County Courthouse.  Later in the day, the Attorney General held a press conference […]