officer injured

A De­part­ment of Corrections officer at the State Correctional Institution in Houtzdale was injured Thursday by an inmate, state police in Clearfield reported on Friday.

Details were scant, but state police said the officer was flown by helicopter to UPMC Altoona after the incident at the prison about 7 p.m. Thursday.

The investigation is ongoing, state police said.

Trump watch party planned

The Blair County Republican Committee is hosting a watch party when President Donald Trump officially launches his 2020 campaign for re-election on Tuesday in Orlando.

The watch party will take place at 7 p.m. at the Altoona Grand Hotel. There is no charge to attend, and light snacks will be provided.

From Mirror staff reports