February 16th, 2014
The Kane Area High School Competition Cheerleaders attended the Champion Cheer Central Red Hot Cheer and Dance Competition at Clarion University on Sunday and competed in two different divisions with two different routines for the first time this season.Â
The third time proved to be a charm for coach Dave Kiehlâ€™s Kane girlsâ€™ basketball team.
The Lady Wolves took on the DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals for the third time in two weeks and beat them for the first time this season, 31-28, on DCCâ€™s home court Friday night. The game was an Allegheny Mountain League [AML] semifinal contest with the winner advancing to tonightâ€™s AML final to be played at St Marys Area High School at 6 p.m. against Elk County Catholic.
Novice wrestlers from Kane's junior wrestling program recently completed their season. The young first- and second-year wrestlers had an outstanding season, winning many novice tournaments.
Joe L. "Slim" Garris, 44, of 130 Greeves St., Kane, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at his residence.
Born June 25, 1969 in Kane, he was the son of Clyde L. and Janice M. Carlson Garris.Â
Joe was a carpenter for Garris Construction for many years.Â A trivia-lover, he enjoyed watching sports and spending time with friends and family at the family camp.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township Board of Supervisors agreed Wednesday to challenge the issuance of a federal permit for a wastewater disposal well near James City.
The Kane Community Hospital held a heart forum on Wednesday evening at the St. Callistus Roman Catholic Church Social Hall. Nearly two dozen people attended the free educational outreach program sponsored by KCH.
SMETHPORT â€“ The preservation of historical artifacts is important to the McKean County Board of Commissioners.
Acting at their meeting Tuesday, Commissioners Joe DeMott and Al Pingie adopted a resolution to endorse the statewide Historic Preservation Plan for 2012-17. Commissioner Cliff Lane did not attend the meeting.
A Kane man has waived his preliminary hearing in Kane District Court on charges of making terroristic threats.
William Frederick Davis, 27, of 1 South Elk Ave., Kane, is accused ofÂ "pointing a knife with a 12-inch blade within inches of Ashley Fletcher's face while asking her if she wanted to die," court records show.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Smethport man is continuing to challenge the assessment of McKean County forest land in the state's "Clean and Green" program.
Jim Herzog, who owns forest land, made another presentation Tuesday at a meeting of the McKean County Board of Commissioners.
State Representatives Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) and Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) will hold a joint "town hall" meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Kane Senior Center at 100 Fraley St.
Under the new state legislature re-districting plan, Causer as of Dec. 1 will represent all of McKean County. He now represents only a portion of the county.