A Mifflintown woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash last Friday in Perry County.  According to State Police, 55-year-old Lisa Ritter lost control of her BMW on Route 22 in Howe Township.  The vehicle left the roadway and struck an embankment before rolling several times.  Ritter was transported to Holy Spirit Hospital for treatment of injuries to her face, shoulder, and hip.


A horse trailer was stolen late last month in Mifflin County.  The owner told State Police the trailer was taken sometime between July 24th and 28th from a location in Wayne Township.

A string of burglaries have been reported in Perry County.  Between July 9th and August 5th, someone stole insulated wire valued at $475 from Lower Bailey Road in Miller Township.  Authorities were called August 3rd to investigate the theft of a Yamaha Jet prop boat motor on Bloomfield Avenue in Oliver Township.  Someone took a brown and light blue pub-style table and chair, and a sump pump from a home on South 4th Street in Newport.  Anyone with information should call State Police at Newport at 717-567-3110.


Reliance Hose Company Number One (Hose Co. No. 1) will hold its annual parade Thursday (August 9th) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in Middleburg.  The parade in conjunction with the fireman’s carnival has been held for more than 75 years.  Expect traffic delays in the Borough of Middleburg during the parade.  Emergency personnel, fire police and law enforcement officials will be at nearly 40 intersections along the detour route.


Everything agriculture and more can be found at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, which kick off August 14th and run through August 16th at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs in Centre County.  One of the largest agricultural expos in the East, the event features 500 commercial and educational exhibits, crop displays, machinery demonstrations, guided research tours, family and youth activities, plus horse exhibitions and workshops.  Ag Progress Days typically attract as many as 45,000 visitors from across Pennsylvania and beyond who get a glimpse into the science and business of agriculture.



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