PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” If you thought last year's spring gobbler season was a bust because of the warm winter conditions, this year could be the exact opposite, according to Walter Bingaman, Regional Director for the North Central Pennsylvania Division of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF).
Bingaman said last year's extremely warm spring shortened spring gobbler season, which made it more challenging.
A blustery â€” and occasionally snowy â€” first day didn't stop the
Past to Present Machinery Association's 12th Annual Plow Day weekend from taking place Saturday and Sunday on Paradise Road in Henderson Township.
Tractors ranging from antiques to more modern models â€” about 20 on the first day and 30 on the second â€” took to the fields to plow throughout
the weekend while a spectator wagon carried visitors around the grounds and fields to watch.
MCCALMONT TOWNSHIP â€” A 32-year-old man has been accused of allegedly having indecent contact with two female juveniles, ages 14 and 16, according to Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police.
Police reported that Donald G. Sprankle allegedly had contact with the females between January of 2006 and December of 2007 at a location along Knox Dale Road in McCalmont Township.
Sprankle was committed to the Jefferson County Jail in lieu of posting $100,000 cash bail.