CURWENSVILLE — A Grampian man was arrested after leading police on a high speed chase. Dustin Leroy Welder, 32, is charged by Curwensville Borough Police with fleeing or attempting to elude po…

Dawn Nicole Irey, 27, (no address listed) who is accused of driving to Walmart with a child in her vehicle while under the influence of methamphetamine, waived her right to a preliminary heari…

President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman heard the following cases for Revocation/Contempt Court for the month of March. First Assistant District Attorney Ryan Dobo represented the commonwealth at …

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Senior Judge Daniel Howsare of Bedford rejected a motion from convicted murderer Jessica Nicole Holtmeyer, 36, of SCI-Muncy, for reconsideration of sentence yesterday at the Clearfield County …

CURWENSVILLE — A Grampian man was arrested after leading police on a high speed chase. Dustin Leroy Welder, 32, is charged by Curwensville Borough Police with fleeing or attempting to elude police, a felony of the third degree; DUI; three counts of intentional possession of a controlled subs…

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DENVER (AP) — In no sport but the NFL do players, fans, coaches and general managers annually debate the rules of the game, advocating ways to make pro football better, safer, fairer.

Thanks to glands of the endocrine system like the ovaries, testes, thyroid and hypothalamus, special chemical messengers known as hormones influence the health of our minds and bodies every day — whether it’s basic needs like hunger and movement to more complex systems such as puberty and reproduction. Hormones can also influence our emotions and moods.

As cliché as it may sound, it’s also a fact: Doing good is good for everyone. Altruism is beneficial to your mental health, physical well-being and sense of belonging. A recent study revealed that volunteering for as little as two hours every week can be instrumental to your health. The same study found that out of all the do-gooders who spent their free time helping others 93 percent reported an improved mood, 79 percent reported decreased stress levels and 88 percent felt a boost in their self-esteem.

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that it is conducting a five-year environmental surveillance of ticks to assess the risk of tickborne illnesses across Pennsylvania. Funding for this project is being provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist accused of gunning down 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand has dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at trial, prompting the prime minister to declare Tuesday that she would do everything in her power to deny him a pla…

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — In a story March 15 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that a man who was wrongfully convicted in the case testified at the trial. He was on the list of witnesses but did not testify.

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister announced a ban Monday on yellow vest protests along the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris and in two other cities following riots on Saturday that left luxury stores ransacked and charred from arson fires.

CURWENSVILLE — A Grampian man was arrested after leading police on a high speed chase. Dustin Leroy Welder, 32, is charged by Curwensville Borough Police with fleeing or attempting to elude police, a felony of the third degree; DUI; three counts of intentional possession of a controlled subs…

Alen E. Erskine, 37, of Clearfield, who is accused of child endangerment and drug possession, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge James Glass yesterday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield County Jail.

Dawn Nicole Irey, 27, (no address listed) who is accused of driving to Walmart with a child in her vehicle while under the influence of methamphetamine, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge J. Michael Morris yesterday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield Cou…

President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman heard the following cases for Revocation/Contempt Court for the month of March. First Assistant District Attorney Ryan Dobo represented the commonwealth at the hearings.

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Senior Judge Daniel Howsare of Bedford rejected a motion from convicted murderer Jessica Nicole Holtmeyer, 36, of SCI-Muncy, for reconsideration of sentence yesterday at the Clearfield County Courthouse.

A Corrections Officer who smuggled methamphetamine into SCI-Houtzdale waived his right to a preliminary hearing before District Judge James Glass yesterday at Centralized Court held at the Clearfield County Jail.

Decatur Township Supervisor Douglas Lynn McClellan, a former truck driver training instructor who was accused of stealing from Clearfield County Career and Technology Center where he was employed — accepted a guilty plea yesterday at Sentencing Court before President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman.

Samuel J. Bonsell, 28, of Beccaria, who broke into the Moshannon Valley Jr./Sr. High School and stole a driver’s education car, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to Clearfield County Jail by President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman yesterday at Colloquy (sentencing) Court.

Judge Paul Cherry heard the following cases at Revocation Court for the month of February. First Assistant District Attorney represented the commonwealth at the hearings.

Judge Paul Cherry heard the following cases at sentencing court for the month of February. Clearfield County Assistant District Attorney Jendi Schwab represented the commonwealth at the following hearings.

Judge Paul Cherry heard the following cases for Colloquy (sentencing) Court for the month of February.

Timothy M. Orcutt, 39, Curwensville-Grampian Highway, Curwensville, has been charged by DuBois City Police with misdemeanor counts of making repairs, selling or otherwise dealing in, using or possessing an offensive weapon and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kenneth Henry Stover, 57, who molested a 6-year-old girl, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to serve 7.5-15 years in state prison by Judge Paul E. Cherry Monday at sentencing court.

Jason Merritts, 37, of Park Avenue Extension, Clearfield, who is accused of participating in a drug ring responsible for distributing $1.5 million worth of crystal methamphetamine, was sentenced to serve 3.5 to 7 years in state prison on Monday by Judge Paul E. Cherry at sentencing court at …

Steven Michael Rode, 24, of Brockway, who was convicted of arson at a jury trial in January for setting fires at an assisted living facility in Sandy Township, was sentenced yesterday by Judge Paul Cherry to serve 4-8 years in state prison at sentencing court.

Edward V. Boyd, 30, of DuBois, who had a sexual relationship with a 15-year girl and physically assaulted her, pleaded guilty and was sentenced by Judge Paul E. Cherry on Monday to serve one to two years in the Clearfield County Jail.

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Judge Paul Cherry heard the following cases during Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition Court for the month of February.

Clearfield County Sheriff Michael Churner has issued a warning to residents about a telephone scam that is circulating in the area.