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August 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Courier looking for photos

The Daily Courier is announcing a new weekly feature for Saturday’s editorial page. With a little help from our readers we hope to run a historic photo from our readership area. More...

News

Business manager returns to Mt. Pleasant

Allison Willis’ professional path has come full circle. Effective Aug. 1, Willis — a 1995 Mt. Pleasant Area graduate — assumed the post of the district’s business manager. More...

Sidman man accused of assaulting a minor

State police in Belle Vernon filed charges against a Cambria County man accused of sexually assaulting a minor in Upper Tyrone Township in 2015. More...

Deeds

Bullskin • Undeveloped land, bought by Robert P. Coleman from Kyle and Michelle L. Ubinger, $135,750. • Lot on Swink Hill Road, bought by Connellsville Soccer Club Inc. from S.P. Lewis, $55,971. • Undeveloped land, bought by Gary D. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1859, the first successful oil well in the United States was drilled by Edwin L. Drake near Titusville, PA. More...

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Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.” (Psalms 37:8 AKJV) Let it go. Anger will only hurt you. God will take care of you. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Shroyer reunion The Shroyer reunion will be held on Labor Day at the Shawn Shroyer home at 809 Garden St., Connellsville. For directions call 724-628- 6276 or 724-366-5134. Bring a covered dish and drinks and a white elephant gift for the auction. More...

Keep your face looking young without surgery

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m 65, and my face is starting to look old. Can you recommend nonsurgical treatments to take a few years off my face? More...

US wants to force lower speeds

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation’s highways. More...

Connellsville Area Middle School ready for first day

When Connellsville Area Middle School opens for class on Monday, students should expect some new experiences and schoolmates. More...

Connellsville Wal-Mart hit by counterfeit scheme

A Brownsville man is accused of using counterfeit bills at Wal-Mart stores across Fayette County. Junique Obi Nwajei, 28, of 805 Hunters Ridge, was charged with 14 counts of forgery and one count of theft by deception. More...

Avanti! Italian Festival comes to Connellsville

Crowds filled Crawford Avenue in Connellsville on Friday as the Italian Festival kicked off. The festival will continue on the city’s West Side today and Sunday. There will be food, entertainment and fun. More...

Opinion

Count me as one voter who feels like it’s time for some real change in America!

Another View

Thanks for reading our opinion each day and please know how much your feedback has meant to us regarding the content of this page. I admire your passion as we get closer to selecting the next president of the United States. More...

Experience vs. vision: The presidential paradox

National Perspective

The analysis you hear everywhere is that this is an extraordinary election, a departure from the ordinary, staking out new ground in American political history. More...

Photo

What better way to begin our foray into the past than this postcard view dated July 15, 1911 of what is arguably the heart of Connellsville – Brimstone Corner. More...

Sports

Falcons top Red Raiders to keep Coal Bucket

Connellsville wins with 1991 champs looking on

The Coal Bucket is staying in Connellsville. More...

Vikings outrun Mustangs, 45-21

The Mt. Pleasant football team rolled out to an early lead in Friday’s non-conference season opener against Laurel Highlands, but the visiting Mustangs made some halftime adjustments to get right back in the game. More...

Mercer hits grand slam, Pirates beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jordy Mercer’s first career grand slam capped a five-run sixth inning that started with two errors by Milwaukee third baseman Jonathan Villar, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on for a 5-3 win on Friday night over the Brew More...

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