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LOCAL NEWS | MAY 14, 2018

A man believed to be a ringleader in the Jamaican Lottery Scam has been arrested.  Victims of the scam thought they were paying taxes on lottery winnings, but their money was actually being routed to scam artists in Jamaica.   Authorities say 22-year-old Kristoff Cain has been charged with corrupt organizations, theft by deception and other […]

LOCAL SPORTS | MAY 14, 2018

Nick Williams’ three-run, pinch-hit home run lifted the Phillies past the visiting New York Mets, 4-2. The Pirates, meanwhile, lost to San Francisco, 5-0. In Game One of the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals, Boston blew out LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-83. Former NFL head coach Chuck Knox has passed away. Knox was a […]

MERF RADIO BIRTHDAY & ANNIVERSARY WINNERS | MAY 11-13, 2018

  JOE’S OIP / Jason Colyer (5/11), Terry McMullen (5/12), Logan Pent (5/13) — LEWISTOWN FLORIST / Victoria Kurtz (5/11), Ella McLucas (5/12), no qualifiers (5/13) — DEIHL’S BIRTHDAY FLOWERS / Alicia Crotsley — DEIHL’S ANNIVERSARY FLOWERS /  Brad & Jessica Bedlyon

LOCAL NEWS | MAY 11, 2018

An inmate at the Mifflin County Correctional Facility has been charged with making false reports to law enforcement.  Lewistown Borough Police responded to the facility May 3rd for an alleged sexual assault.  Inmate Brett Derck claimed he was inappropriately touched by a corrections officer during a strip search.  Video footage contradicted the account.  When questioned […]