BEAVERTOWN — Hillbilly Fever Days begins Aug. 14 at Possum Hollow Park, 222 S. Sassafras St. Sponsored by Rescue Hose Company No. 20. Carriage rides provided by Greystone Stables. Vendor items include clothing, leather, gifts, tooling and novelties. Games and foods available at 6 p.m. Events feature entertainment by the Gospel Band with shows at 7 and 9 p.m. A message by Pastor Kathy Mercado will start the festivities at 7 p.m.
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- Inmate dies in shower
Good Morning Central Susquehanna Valley
Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year. On April 24, 1916, some 1,600 Irish nationalists launched the Easter Rising by seizing several key sites in Dublin. (The rising was put down by British forces almost a week later.)
Online ed could be answer to school fiscal woes, Cohrs says
SELINSGROVE — Superintendent Chad Cohrs said the Selinsgrove Area School District will last another 10 to 12 years before it could face closure unless the district moves in another direction — and fast.
Teen: I was just trying to get away, not hurt anyone
SUNBURY — A Shamokin teen driver shot by a city police officer who feared being run over following a late-night high-speed chase said Wednesday he never intended to hurt anyone.
Line Mountain contract meeting went well
MANDATA — The relationship between the school board and teachers at Line Mountain has been ugly in the last school year, but new hope was breathed into the two parties after Tuesday’s negotiating session.
Joshua Snook sentenced in stabbing death of his grandmother
MIDDLEBURG — The Sunbury man who admitted fatally stabbing his grandmother inside her Snyder county home last year has been sentenced to 20 to 60 years in a state prison.
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