Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 17, 2023

WILLIAMSPORT MAN FACES ASSAULT CHARGES A Williamsport man who police say punched another man in the face last July on Maynard Street is facing simple assault and harassment charges, but failed to appear for a preliminary hearing.  According to the Sun Gazette, 30 year old Deandre Bently and William Overbay got into an argument after…more »

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 16, 2023

PERCEIVED THREAT CAUSES SCHOOL LOCKDOWN A group of State Troopers heading through 220 to 118 last week were rushing to the scene of suspicious activity at the East Lycoming School District’s Renn Elementary Friday morning at about 10:30 am. According to Northcentralpa.com, witnesses say a vehicle entered the school parking lot, traveling the wrong direction,…more »

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 13, 2023

MONTOUR TOWNSHIP HOME BURNS TO THE GROUND A home in Montour Township burned to the ground yesterday morning before volunteer firefighters could get water up a steep hill to extinguish it. According to the Press Enterprise, crews from Buckhorn, Catawissa and Bloomsburg were first called at about 4am to the home at 86 Harp Lane…more »

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 12, 2023

FATHER OF ACCUSED MURDERER TO FACE TRIAL Endangering the welfare of children and obstruction of justice charges will not be dismissed against Ronald Butler, the father of one of the women who are accused of killing a 4 and 6 year old girl in 2021 in Hepburn Township.  According to Penn Live, the case will…more »

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 11, 2023

FORKSVILLE WOMAN FACES HIT AND RUN CHARGES A Forksville woman is facing hit and run charges and more after police say she fled the scene of an accident in Eldred Township October 28th.  According to the Sun Gazette, 44 year old Bonnniegene Boyles was driving an SUV on Warrensville Rd and was allegedly seen on…more »

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