Traffic alert

CLARION PennDOT has issued notifications for the following Interstate ramp closures in Clarion County:

4Exit 45 westbound St. Petersburg will be closed at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20 through 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27.

4Exit 45 eastbound St. Petersburg ramps will be closed at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27 through 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4.

Detour routes will be established with signage for each individual ramp as they are closed.

These closures will be weather permitting.

STRATTANVILLE - A woman accused of stealing more than $70,000 from the Strattanville Volunteer Fire Department was sentenced Oct. 6 in Clarion County Court to serve seven years on probation.

CLARION - A Clarion County jury Sept. 24 convicted Floyd Harry Watson, 45, Knox, on 111 charges relating to the rape of a girl over a six-year period.

ELK TWP. -- Pamela J. Raybuck, 66, Kossuth, Sept. 15 pleaded guilty to one count of reckless driving resulting in death, a summary offense, and has paid a fine and court costs totaling $610.

LOWER BURRELL - A member of the Clarion-Limestone School Board faces an Oct. 19 preliminary hearing on charges he was driving under the influence of alcohol at 1:27 a.m. Aug. 21 in the City of Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County.