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June 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fresh food

Offering healthy meal options was a natural choice for Lynda Sparks, owner of the newest take-out restaurant in Connellsville.  Fresh, by Sparks Catering, had its official ribbon cutting Thursday afternoon, though it had its soft opening three w More...

News

Mt. Pleasant School Board to fill vacancy

The Mt. Pleasant Board of School Directors is filling a vacancy after board Vice-President Charles Holt resigned at the end of Wednesday’s meeting. Holt said he is moving outside of the area. More...

Trump says he didn’t record Comey talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn’t have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a crypti More...

Connellsville patient flown after overdose

A Connellsville resident was flown to a Pittsburgh area hospital Wednesday after police and emergency medical crews were called around 3 p m. More...

Sports

Mill Run beats Better Edge, 9-4

After a disappointing performance in a 10-0 loss to Carmichaels on Tuesday, the Mill Run baseball team showed some bounce-back ability with a solid effort in a 9-4 victory over Better Edge in a Fayette County Baseball League game on Thursday at Cedar More...

Wiltrout receives honor from Gatorade

On Thursday, Connellsville graduate Madison Wiltrout added another accolade to her already-outstanding list of accomplishments.  More...

Knebel sets strikeout mark to help Brewers earn series split with Bucs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw and Corey Knebel were too much for the Pittsburgh Pirates. More...

Consulting firm recommends new F.C. prison

A consulting firm recommended on Thursday that Fayette County build a new prison with 354 beds that will serve the county for at least 20 years.  More...

New hangars fill up fast at local airport

Construction was completed June 1 on new hangars at the Joseph A. Hardy/ Connellsville Airport and there has been no lag time between their completion and their rental.  “There was a need for them. More...

Judge denies hearing for man charged with killing Connellsville woman

A Fayette County judge has denied a second hearing requested by a Uniontown man charged with killing a Connellsville woman.  In an order filed this week, Judge Joseph M. More...

Opinion

Reform on its way for U.S. air traffic control

(AP) – The U.S. air traffic control system has fallen woefully behind most of the rest of the world, but we may finally be on the cusp of a promising reform decades in the making.  More...

Health care bill called alarming, depressing

(AP) – We do not know a lot about what is in the health care bill that Republicans are trying to rush through the Senate, but what we do know suggests it will be as bad or worse than the dreadful legislation that the House passed in May.  More...

Life was hard in Allegheny Mountains

When thinking about our history within the Allegheny Mountains, one thing that always strikes me is how hard life was back then. The original residents literally had to scratch their survival from the landscape. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.” (Hosea 14:9 AKJV)  Be wise. More...

Patients diagnosed with congestive heart failure must be mindful of meds

Dear Doctor: My 80-yearold mother has been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. What is it, and is there anything she can do to keep it from getting worse?   More...

Mountain Area News

The Fifth Annual Bullskin Opry Bluegrass Festival will be held June 23-25 at the Bullskin Fairgrounds, 938 Pleasant Valley Road (Route 982), Mt. Pleasant. This event will be rain or shine. Tents will be provided, but bring your favorite chair. More...

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