Kristin Baver
Southside Reporter
Kristin Baver covers the Southside, with an interest in crime stories and social issues around the region. In her spare time she can be found boating with proper permits, doting on her ginger cat, and prepping for her next travel adventure.

Latest by Kristin Baver

Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 3
On Nov. 9, 1918, Army Sgt. Herbert L. McCarty of Catawissa was leading his men in the Battle of Argonne near Morrey, France, when he was seriously...
Published on October 27, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — The scruffy raccoon draped across Jonathan Fletcher’s shoulders flicks out a pink tongue, lapping at his cheek and lips in what he...
Published on October 26, 2014 - Page 1
MAIN TWP. — A Bloomsburg father crashed his Jeep with his children in tow, leaving his 7-year-old daughter bloodied with a shard of glass embedded...
Published on October 23, 2014 - Page 1
BEAVER TWP. — A man greeted his girlfriend with a pistol in hand, threatened to shoot her stepfather, then fired three or four rounds after a fight,...
Published on October 22, 2014 - Page 1
RALPHO TWP. — Police are investigating rumors of an underage drinking party at a Southern Columbia student’s home here, including allegations that...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. —Someone swapped students’ medications inside a Southern Columbia nurse’s office last school year, replacing the pills with a harmless...
Published on October 16, 2014 - Page 3
Catawissa will stage a feral cat spay-and-neuter clinic through PA PETS next month to help cut down on the problem plaguing the southside of town....
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Accused marijuana mogul Brian Gipple ran a side business cooking made-to-order hash candy in flavors like strawberry banana, police say...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — An agitated defendant questioned police and a judge then screamed at his taxpayer-supplied attorney and threatened to fire her in court...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police Chief Terry Eckart and township supervisors punished and tried to discredit an officer who cooperated with a probe into Eckart’...