The Progressive Publishing Company
Our 100th Year Serving Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, and Moshannon Valley, PA

  News Department
  Sports Department
  Classified Advertising
  Legal Advertising
  Display (Retail) Advertising
  Circulation Department

Death Notices

Forms and Submissions
  Submission Forms

More than just news...
  Current Classified Ads
  Looking for information?
  Supplies For Sale

Site Tools

Other Links
  News Related Links
  Business Related Links

Search Site

The Progress - Advertise - 814-765-9495

The new queen, her court and the 2013 Clearfield County Fair Queen paused for a photo after being announced at last night's fair queen contest. From left are Abby Jamison, second runner-up; Lyndsey Good, first runner-up; 2013 Fair Queen Taylor Rae Goodman and 2014 Fair Queen Chelsea Folmar. (Photo by Wendy Lynn Brion)
Chelsea Folmar crowned fair queen
Monday, July 28, 2014
By Wendy Lynn Brion Staff Writer
It was four long years of waiting and working hard, but last night Chelsea Folmar of Luthersburg was crowned the 2014 Clearfield County Fair Queen amid cheers from the audience and those on stage last night.
The field started out with 12 contestants and last night, 11 of the girls took to the Grandstand stage for the final phases of the competition, which started earlier this summer with an essay. Yesterday morning, each of the contestants participated in the personal interview portion of the competition where they each individually met with the judges and answered questions.
In 2012 and 2013, Folmar served as first runner-up, more...

Winners of Houtzdale Days Parade announced
Monday, July 28, 2014
HOUTZDALE - The following are the winners of this year's Houtzdale Days Parade, held Saturday night in Houtzdale.
Engine 2006-newer: first, Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills.
1996-2005: first, Madera Fire Co.; second, Curwensville Rescue Hose and Ladder Co.
1995-older: first, Mountain Top Fire Station, Sandy Ridge; second, Columbia Fire Co., Osceola Mills.
Aerial: first, Hyde Fire Co.; second, Sandy Township Fire Co.
Rescue: first, Madera (05 truck); second, Bigler-Jackson-Woodland Fire Co., Woodland.
Tanker: first, Columbia, Osceola Fire Co.; second, Morris Township. more...
Johnson Motors - 877-816-0659

The Golden Bison and Alumni Association honored a pair of Clearfield Area High School alumnus, Brian Kaufman, class of 1992, and Dr. Mark Stamm, class of 1972, with its distinguished alumni award at its 28th annual reunion Saturday. From left are Jerry and Judy Kaufman, the parents of Brian Kaufman who was unable to attend; Dr. Donna Tubbs, GBAA president and distinguished alumni selection committee chairwoman; and Stamm and his mother, Joanne Stamm. (Photo by Dianne Byers)
Golden Bison and Alumni Association holds reunion
Monday, July 28, 2014
By Dianne Byers Staff Writer
The Golden Bison and Alumni Association held its 28th annual reunion of graduates of Clearfield Area High School and their guests Saturday evening at the Knights of Columbus, Clearfield. Approximately 60 people were in attendance.
GBAA presented its sixth set of awards to two CAHS alumnus. Dr. Mark Stamm, member of the Class of 1972, and Brian Kaufman, Class of 1992, are the 2014 recipients.
The award has been given annually since 2009 to members of the school's alumnus who have made exceptional contributions to society through their careers and/or activities. more...

P-O 13 and 14s eliminated
Monday, July 28, 2014
By Andy Stine Sports Writer
Like the whole weekend at the VFW Teener League state tournament, the Philipsburg-Osceola 13- and 14-year-old all-stars kept almost every game within reach to have a chance late in the contest.
P-O tied its game against East Shore Stammel with three runs in the top of the seventh inning at the Lawrence Township Recreational Park, but didn't hold on in the home half as East Shore took a walk-off win on an error. more...

Philipsburg-Osceola's Matt Johnson puts the tag down on East Shore Stammel's Ryan Nerino on Sunday afternoon. East Shore defeated P-O, 9-8. (Photo by Chris Wechtenhiser)

Clearfield bounced from states by Hollidaysburg, 12-4
Monday, July 28, 2014
By Rich Murawski Assistant Sports Editor
For the second game in a row, the Clearfield 13- and 14-year-old All-Star Teener League team found itself in a hole after one inning of play.
And once again, that hole was a little too deep for Clearfield to dig out of.
The result was a 12-4 loss to Hollidaysburg on Saturday that knocked the hosts out of the VFW State Tournament at Lawrence Township Rec Park.
Hollidaysburg plated five unearned runs in the top of the first inning as three Clearfield errors prolonged the inning. more...

Dotts Motor Company - 814-765-9681 or 1-800-280-7796

7/28/2014 - Area Sports Results and Schedule
7/28/2014 - Weekend Police Log
7/28/2014 - Parker Dam State Park notes upcoming programs
7/28/2014 - Cherry presides at revocation court
7/28/2014 - Long takes early lead for DiSalvo Trophy