Deputy Fire Chief Ronald L. Larimore’s Last Fire Call

Emlenton No. 1 leads the funeral procession for Ronald L. Larimore

A celebration of life service was held at the Hile Funeral Home, Emlenton, PA at 11:00 AM Thursday, March 13, 2014 for Deputy Fire Chief, Ronald L. Larimore. The service was officiated by Rev. Deborah K. Jacobson, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church, Emlenton.

National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14, 2014


The first-ever week to recognize the service and ministries of Catholic women religious as part of National Women’s History Month is being celebrated this week, March 8 through March 14, 2014. This inaugural National Catholic Sisters Week is being led by St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota and is holding events all week long to recognize these sisters and to shed light on these women, past and present, for their good works in women’s leadership, health care, education and in the church.

Isaac Cole To Perform at Wheeling Jamboree

Isaac Cole - Just a Kid Album


Local Inspirational Country Music artist Isaac Cole (McNany) will be performing with a live band at the Famous Wheeling Jamboree on Saturday, March 15th.
The Wheeling Jamboree has been a must stop location for touring artists like Pam Tillis, George Jones, and Buck Ownes. Isaac will be performing songs from his new EP "Just A Kid" that was just released in February 2014.

ACV Students of The Month


The A-C Valley Junior-Senior High School “Students of the Month” Program provides teachers and staff opportunities to recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding academic accomplishments, extraordinary effort or achievement in extracurricular activities, exemplary attitudes toward school and fellow students, or other positive behaviors worthy of special recognition. 

"Our Ice Jam Story" - Jim and Cheryl Kapp

The Kapp home along the Allegheny River at Parker.

About the events on Sat. 2/22/14 & Sun. 2/23/14

(Cheryl Russell-Kapp and Jim Kapp)

Snowball-Kickball Fundraiser Avalanches Into Success

A gathering at the fire to keep warm.

Kickball in February? That was the exact thought of an idea generated by Vince and Carrie Forsythe of St. Petersburg. The concept behind the idea however goes beyond freezing your tail off and the risk of injury sliding onto a snow covered field for the heck of it. "We have always wanted to help raise money for a local kid or someone in need," stated Vince and Carrie Forsythe.


Another Mystery Photo Solved

Mystery Photo

Thanks to a couple of readers, the above picture listed in our February 25th publication  light has been shed on the mystery photo.  The above men are thought to of been members of  the  Odd Fellows Lodge No. 646 in Emlenton, and the picture was taken in the Lodge quarters in the Odd Fellows Building at 5th & Main. It would have been shot in the early 1950s.

Farmer's National Bank Donates To Local Community

L-R: Mike Vereb, Audrey Rattay, Aubery Hulings, and Walt Frint.

For the past several years, Foxburg’s community leaders, known as the Foxburg Team, have established several community events which benefit, not only their community, but non-profit groups and the surrounding communities as well. To help keep these community events moving in a positive direction Farmers National Bank has been helping with an annual donation. This year Farmer’s National Bank has donated $3,000 for the 2014 events in Foxburg.

Local Man Pursues His Passion With Photography

Snowflake Photo taken by Josh Rowe of Emlenton, PA


In the Spring of 2008 Josh Rowe purchased his first camera. In the beginning, close-ups of flowers and insects and scenery were his first pictures. As he gained experience, he was able to win a few local contests with his photography. Through out these past years, he has developed and sold numerous photo cards. Since 2010 his specialty photos have been close-ups of snowflakes.

VNA Hospice is Offering Grief Workshopa


Clarion Forest VNA Hospice is offering a four session Grief Workshop- “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”. Come learn about helpful ways to cope with your loss and find support. Topics will include: understanding grief, managing stress, preparing for holidays and special occasions and going on with life after loss. The sessions are provided free of charge and are facilitated by the Hospice Bereavement Department. Sessions will meet once a week for 4 weeks. We ask that you commit to attending all 4 sessions. Preregistration is required as group size is limited.

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