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‘Nothin’ Fancy’

Community

The 2018-2019 performance season for the Warren Concert Association opens this Saturday, October 6 with the award-winning Bluegrass band, Nothin’ Fancy. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Warren’s First Presbyterian Church. With its award-winning fiddler in tow, this Virginia-based ...

Warren man required to register as sex-offender

Local News

By JOSH COTTON jcotton@timesobserver.com A Warren man who sexually assaulted a six-year-old boy will be required to register as a sexual offender for life as the result of a Monday guilty plea. Joshua Devin Swarm, 22, 25 W. Third Ave., pled guilty to felony corruption of minors and ...

5 guilty pleas among preliminary hearings

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Five defendants entered guilty pleas, charges were withdrawn against one while one was held for court during preliminary hearings held on Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants pleaded guilty: ¯ Allen M. Moore, Coudersport, Pa., to possession of drug ...

7 plead guilty before Hammond Monday

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The following defendants entered guilty pleas before Judge Gregory Hammond on Monday afternoon at the Warren County Courthouse. ¯ Manuel S. Beers, Warren, to DUI: General impairment - first offense, registration card to be signed/exhibited on demand and careless driving. Charges of DUI: ...

Briefs…

Community

Wesley Woods ministry changes Wesley Woods’ board has been engaged in a season of prayer and discernment over the past 12 months, calling it a “crossroads as a ministry.” As such, the board and staff together have made some decisions about the direction, mission and vision of this ...

On The Record

Local News

Warren DUI. Russell Jett, 36, of Deridder, La., was charged with DUI, driving without a license and no headlights following a traffic stop on Sept. 23. Theft. Elizabeth Seice, 30, of Warren, was cited for retail theft on Sept. 25 after police received a report that she had left a ...

NRCS accepting 2019 agricultural funding applications by Oct. 19

Business

Agricultural producers are encouraged to apply for resources to improve and enhance their farm and forest land. The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for financial and technical assistance. Funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives ...

Time and Money

Business

When governments have to buy things, they have to go through bidding, advertising, and other hoops. The presentation at Wednesday’s meeting of the Warren County Intergovernmental Council (COG) described a way to let someone else jump through the hoops. COSTARS Marketing Manager Bruce ...

Warren hosts Wagner

Local News

According to the Warren County Young Republicans, the next governor of Pennsylvania visited the county on Tuesday. Republican nominee for Governor, Scott Wagner, traveled through some severe weather conditions in northwestern Pennsylvania to the Eagles Club Tuesday evening for a ...

Briefs…

Local News Briefs

Tidioute VFW news October meetings include: Wednesday, Oct. 10 — board meeting at 5 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 14 — Men’s Meetings at 9 and 9:30 a.m. Social dues for 2019 are now being accepted. Pay and pick up your right at the same time. The bartenders will host their first annual ...

Warren man charged with aggravated assault

Local News

A Warren man has been charged with stabbing a woman this weekend in Youngsville. According to Youngsville Borough Police, Phillip Rose, 54, of Warren, pulled a knife and stabbed the victim at about 6 p.m. Saturday at the Youngsville American Legion. According to police the victim was not ...

On The Record

Local News

Spring Creek Twp. Assault. Pennsylvania State Police have arrested Cory Rose, 42, of Spartansburg, for assaulting a 16-year-old Spring Creek girl on Thursday, Sept. 27. According to police, Rose pulled the victim by the hair and bit her on top of the head “after a verbal argument over ...

Dragons benefit for local teacher

Local News

Katie (Tremblay) Rodgers has always done for others. That’s just who she is. Probably why she became a teacher. She has influenced so many of her students through the years. Some of those students want to give back — in baskets. The Warren Area High School volleyball team, much ...

FWHS considers mental health services expansion

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The Forest-Warren Human Services Advisory Board discussed on Tuesday an expansion of mental health services available to the local jail population. In addition, Judy Baker, former co-chair of the ATOD/MH/ID Advisory Board, submitted her letter of resignation, “with reluctance,” which ...

Empowered, educated and equipped

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Warren’s women are becoming well-armed. Not just in terms of owning firearms. They’re well-armed in terms of knowledge, skill, confidence, and community. Because being well-armed, explained Dee Barrett-Klakamp, who leads the Warren County Chapter of the national Well Armed Woman (WAW) ...

Tornado Warnings raise alarms in Warren County

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Emergency sirens were activated throughout Warren County Tuesday afternoon as a tornado warning was issued for the southern part of the county. The majority of the state was under a tornado watch for hours. Some people, heeding the advice issued via media reports, took shelter in ...

Passionate public debate

Business

A contentious budget hearing between the Warren County Commissioners and Sheriff Ken Klakamp concluded the first of three days of hearings that kicked off Monday. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said that the 2018 budget for the Warren County Sheriff’s Office was set at $973,500, noted that the ...

Critical time for budgeting

Business

The Warren County Commissioners kicked off a set of public budget sessions Monday morning. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney, Domestic Relations Elections office and magisterial district court judges were before the commissioners on Monday. “This is a critical time to ...