July 2013

John E Beegle


John E. Beegle, 68, of East Butler, formerly of Bruin, passed away at 9:15 pm. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.
John was born at home in Everett on May 21, 1945. He was the son of Charles and Phyllis Weicht Beegle.

First Compressed Natural Gas Station in Area Celebrates Grand Opening

guest speakers and government officials at grand opening of the CNG Station at Exit 64 off of I-80.

Palo CNG station celebrated their grand opening of the first CNG station in Clarion County (Compressed Natural Gas) off I-80 Exit 64. Mike Palo, owner described the process of setting up and running an alternative/multi-fuel station. The event on July 19th gave tours and demonstrations of the facility.

Phillipston Turntable Armstrong Trail Historic Site

L-R: ARTA volunteers; Sarah Heppenstall, David Gibson, Marty Henry and Toni Henry (not shown, Val Dzwonczyk)

The train turntable located just outside of Phillispton and along the Armstrong Trail is getting a much needed makeover. Site work began in the fall of 2011 when Armstrong Rails to Trails Association (ARTA) members Angie and Darwin Burtner began clearing the area around the turntable. The vegetation had hidden this old railroad gem for decades. Two years later the work continues.

2013 Emlenton Summer Festival Results & Photos

Little it Deli's Colossal champs - Ronald Flemming, Oil City and Mike Redmond, Emlenton

The 2013 Emlenton Summer Festival once again set the stage for weekend entertainment July 12, 13, 14th. Nestled along the hills of Allegheny River, the quiet rivertown welcomed all as it showcased a spectacular fireworks show on Saturday, July 13th.

Linville Douglas “Doug” Hughes Sr.

Linville Douglas “Doug” Hughes Sr.


Linville Douglas "Doug" Hughes Sr., of the village of Mariasville, near Emlenton, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 3:50 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013 while under the care of AseraCare Hospice at Golden Living in Shippenville.

Doug was born June 8, 1943 in Sloan’s Valley, KY, the last child of Hubert and Hattie Hill Hughes.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores Rumbaugh Brunsgaard Hughes, whom he married in North Olmsted, OH on July 25, 1981.

Linville Douglas “Doug” Hughes Sr.

Linville Douglas “Doug” Hughes Sr.

Emlenton Summerfest Photos


Click here to see more Emlenton Summerfest photos.

Photos by Dave Staab and Kylie Marie and reader submitted photos of the 5K race.


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