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 January 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who employs an accused meth maker as her handyman wanted to put up $500 to free him from prison Wednesday morning. But when...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 3
Frank E. Fullmer had a passion for coaching soccer on the fields at Southern Columbia. He started the girls high school soccer program in 1995, then...
Published on January 18, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A former convict who feels he’s the victim in a neighborhood dispute over a discarded Christmas tree says police threatened to run him...
Published on January 16, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Lynn Shannon is so fed up with power surges here — including one that abruptly jolted her from her treadmill when it ground to a halt —...
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia’s teachers have set a March 31 strike date if contract negotiations continue to stall, a union spokesman said....
Published on January 15, 2015 - Page 3
It can be near impossible for police to spot fleeing suspects or missing hunters in the woods once darkness falls. A few years ago, a man hiding in...
Published on January 12, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A drunken father wearing a Guy Fawkes mask and swinging nunchakus here threatened to kill police if they came to his home. “Here comes...
Published on January 11, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A Berwick man who had not been home for three days had high levels of a prescription drug in his system when found slumped over behind...
Published on January 9, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A pair of batteries exploded as a man tried to fix a malfunctioning emergency siren here, spewing battery acid and plastic shrapnel at...
Published on January 9, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — A lawyer for an accused meth maker asked a judge to dismiss the charges against him because the evidence linking Brandon Heaps to the...