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August 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant man charged with assault

A Mt. Pleasant man was charged with aggravated assault and DUI related charges after police say he injured an officer in a holding cell early Monday morning.  Thomas Harr, 46, was allegedly stopped by Mt. More...

News

After fraught debate, Trump to disclose new Afghanistan plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will unveil his updated Afghanistan policy Monday night in a rare, prime-time address to a nation that broadly shares his pessimism about American involvement in the 16-year conflict.  Although he m More...

Dowling, Warner to collect for food drive

With the first high school football game of the season just a week away, Reps. Matt Dowling (R-Fayette/Somerset) and Ryan Warner (R-Fayette/ Westmoreland) have announced a friendly wager and a food drive. More...

Paul Ryan: Leaders must push beyond passions of moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s leaders “have an obligation” to steer the country past “the passions of the moment,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday in remarks that didn’t explicitly criticize President Donald Trump’s handling of this month’s dead More...

Opinion

Congress must end corporate visa abuses

(AP) –– While most of the fiery debate over illegal immigration and its impact on jobs in the United States has focused in areas such as the dairy industry, poultry and meat production, farming, construction labor and the service industry More...

Officials continue to look for answers to opioid abuse

(AP) –– The 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley was marked recently.  The King of Rock and Roll was pronounced dead on arrival at a Memphis hospital after collapsing on the floor of a bathroom in his Graceland mansion. More...

Good news from the Middle East

“Aleppo awaits you” may not be the expected message for anyone tired of politics in the United States. More...

Sports

Frazier Seniors

 Lori C. Padilla | For The Daily Courier More...

Commodores coming together in 2017

Frazier hopes to build on playoff season

 Jason Black | The Daily Courier More...

FRAZIER COMMODORES 2017 FOOTBALL ROSTER

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Flood relief answers coming Sunday

Connellsville area officials will need to wait a few more days for answers about the final round of flood relief, but they will be getting those answers in person and not by phone. More...

Local woman completes ‘ironman’ challenge

Sandy Felice recently completed the physical challenge of an ironman competition in Lake Placid, NY.  It was a goal of her’s for some time.  More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth J. Johnson

Mt. Pleasant

Elizabeth J. “Libbe” Johnson, 94, of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, Aug.19, 2017, at the Amber House, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Lucco and Antonette Pezzillo Covone.  More...

Lucy V. Kemp

Scottdale

Lucy V. Kemp, 91, of Scottdale, formerly of Prittstown, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Amber House, Mount Pleasant.  More...

John M. Mader

Greensburg

John M. Mader, 47, of Greensburg, formerly of Smock, passed away Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  Friends will be received from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30-10 a.m. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The LORD lifts up the meek: he casts the wicked down to the ground.” (Psalms 147:6 AKJV)  What will God do to you?   More...

CASD Secondary Bus Schedules

All secondary students in the Connellsville Area School District will report back to their schools on Sept 5th. Connellsville Area Senior High School classes will begin at 7:13 a.m., with buses arriving between 6:50 and 7:05 a.m. More...

CASD Elementary Bus Schedules

Elementary schools in the Connellsville Area School District are scheduled to begin classes on Sept. 5th. Classes will start at 9:20 a.m. and dismiss at 3:30 p.m. More...

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