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Milk cow makeover
- Bliss, a 7-year-old Holstein owned by Reuben Hicks of Luthersburg, will be competing next week at the Clearfield County Fair. Thursday, Hicks groomed her in preparation for the fair. (Photo by Dianne Byers)

Cattle coiffure: 4-H member prepares cows for Clearfield County Fair
Friday, July 31, 2015
By Dianne Byers Staff Writer LUTHERSBURG - On Thursday, Reuben Hicks of Luthersburg was operating a bovine beauty parlor - of sorts.
The 19-year-old 4-H member was making over his dairy cattle during the week prior to the start of the 155th edition of the Clearfield County Fair in hopes the fair's show judges find the animals appealing enough to name them prizewinners.
Unlike beef cattle, which are supposed to appear blocky and bulky as an indicator of their merit for providing steaks and roasts, dairy cattle, Hick's explained should look smooth and almost lustrous as evidence of their fruitfulness as a milk producer.
"You clip them and use baby oil on them. You want them more...
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Super 322 Drive - In to host 9th annual car show
Friday, July 31, 2015
By Tyler Kolesar Staff Writer WOODLAND-Summer is the season for nice vehicles, both young and old, to be showcased around the area. On Aug. 16, the Super 322 Drive-In Theatre will be hosting their 9th Annual Car Show.
Drive-in co-owner Barb Frankhouser said ever since they purchased the drive-in back in 2001, they had wanted to host a car show. They finally got that opportunity to host it in 2007, and it's been a yearly staple ever since.
Trophies and cash awards will be given out to 19 classes of cars, trucks and motorcycles. Frankhouser said they usu more...

Pleasant Gap upends Philipsburg, 4-1
Friday, July 31, 2015
By Andy Stine Special to The Progress PHILIPSBURG - Just one inning made all the difference  for the Pleasant Gap Peppers.
Dan Roan's three-run homer in the top of the fifth was all the Peppers needed to defeat Philipsburg, 4-1, in the Centre County League semifinals at the Don Womer Baseball Complex.
The Pleasant Gap win extends their season by at least one more game. The Pirates still hold a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 series.
"I told our guys to keep the heads up," more...

Philipsburg's Jake Belinda is tagged out at home after trying to score from third when the ball got away from the Pleasant Gap catcher. Belinda had a triple in the game. (Photo by Rich Murawski)

Kylertown to welcome new Dollar General
Friday, July 31, 2015
By Tyler Kolesar Staff Writer KYLERTOWN - Construction has begun on a new Dollar General Store here that should hopefully be open for business before the Christmas holidays.
In October 2014, Cooper Township Supervisors tentatively approved the project, pending the reception of a highway occupancy permit from the state Department of Transportation. Supervisor Chairman Wayne Josephson said the HOP was received about six weeks ago, and groundbreaking took place shortly thereafter.
The store will be located along state Route 53 and Interstate 80 interchange at more...

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