October 1st, 2012
BROOKVILLE â€“Â For the second year in a row, Elk County Catholic High School's Kristy Hanes finished in the runner-up spot among the Class AA golfers in the District 9 Girls' Golf Championship, three strokes behind the leader.
The scenario was unfortunately a familiar one for Hanes, who tied for second last year with Union's Larissa Roberts while coming in three strokes behind Redbank Valley's Samantha Dinger.
In this year's event, which was held at Pinecrest Country Club in Brookville, Hanes carded an 88 on the day, while Keystone's Amber Hess shot an 85 to take the title.
The Kane Lady Wolves soccer team played their first game in two weeks on Monday when they hosted the Port Allegany Lady Gators.
A longtime Highland Township supervisor has been charged with environmental law violations while serving as the certified operator of the James City sewage treatment plant.
Charlie Vaughn, 75, chairman of the township Board of Supervisors, until recently served as the state-certified operator at the sewage plant in James City. He resigned within the past few months.
According to a statement issued Monday by Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly, Vaughn is accused of filing "falsified environmental reports" with the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).Â
The Kane Eagles Club continues to help people in need from our area.
Kaneâ€™s Jerrod Swanson was born with Nagerâ€™s Syndrome, also known as acrofacial dysostosis. The condition is extremely rare with only a few hundred cases reported worldwide. According to the Foundation for Nager and Miller Syndromes, it is â€śa rare genetic condition involving physical anomalies.â€ť
MT. JEWETT â€“ Non-profit organizations and groups in Mt. Jewett are invited to apply for a share of the funds raised for a state-sanctioned Charter School in the borough.
Chuck Paar, president of the Mt. Jewett Borough Council, said Monday that "just under" $14,000 remains in the treasury for the Mt. Jewett Charter School Coalition.
RIDGWAY â€“ A Ridgway man incarcerated since July 24 on arson and related charges, as well as charges of attempted murder and assault, was in Elk County Court Monday appealing for a reduction in bail so that he may be released from jail and return home while awaiting trial.
Francis Anthony Milliard, 54, of 76 Long Level Rd., Ridgway, waived arraignment and entered not guilty pleas Monday in five separate cases against him, including a 2010 Ridgway arson, a 2008 Johnsonburg arson, the assault of a Ridgway man, firearms possession by a convicted felon, and a drug offense.
The Kane Middle School girls basketball seventh- and eighth-grade teams traveled to St Marys on Friday afternoon to take on Elk County Catholic.
ECCâ€™s eighth-grade team avenged an early season loss to Kane in their tournament by beating the Lady Wolves 25-20. The seventh-grade team lost to the Crusaders by a score of 34-10 in the early game.
CURWENSVILLE â€“ For the second straight week, the Kane Wolves (2-3) played an undefeated AML South rival. For the second straight week, the Wolves fell behind early, fought back and played close for nearly four quarters only to come up short down the stretch. On Friday night at Curwensvilleâ€™s Riverfront Stadium, the Wolves lost 36-20 to the Golden Tide (5-0) to drop to 2-3 on the season.
Mrs. Joanne Spence Lacy, 83, of Sheffield, went to be with the Lord on Sept. 27, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in the Rouse Warren County Home.
Joanne was born in Kane on April 12, 1929, to the late Winfield and Carrie Simpson Spence.
Mrs. Lacy enjoyed traveling with her husband D.L. in their Winnebago with their camping club. She also enjoyed baking, making the best pies ever, but her greatest love was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Employed at Sylvania, she retired after 25 years service.
The Kane Wolves lost a 52-40 shootout to undefeated Brockway last Friday night at Paul R Miller Stadium. The Rovers took the opening kickoff and marched downfield for an early score. The Wolves offense answered back, but that set the tone for the nightâ€”with Brockway going ahead, the Wolves scoring to stay within striking distance. Unfortunately, the Wolves couldnâ€™t keep up with the scoring pace and the Rovers sealed the victory with a touchdown in the final minutes.