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April 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant man sentenced to prison for 2013 fatal crash

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News

Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cities and nations are looking at banning plastic straws and stirrers in hopes of addressing the world’s plastic pollution problem. More...

Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana’s informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot.  More...

Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional.&nb More...

Opinion

Barbara Bush handled life with grace, strength, charm and wit

(AP) – Only two women have been the wife and mother of a U.S. president. The first was Abigail Adams (John Adams and John Quincy Adams), and the second was Barbara Bush, who died at 92 on Tuesday.  More...

The U.S. Senate is becoming the great dilatory body

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There was a time, within living memory, when giants strode the Senate chamber.  More...

You pay with real money, but the government doesn’t

(AP) – If you are like many Americans, you spent part of this week finishing your income tax returns for 2017.  Oh, well. At least the government will be paid for .  More...

Sports

Connellsville sweeps Mt. Pleasant, AG

According to the calendar, it’s been spring for about a month. But the weather hasn’t felt like it, as rain, snow and cold continue to linger, making high school athletes long for a few nice days.  More...

Flyers beat Pens, force Game 6

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean Couturier’s long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night to force sixth game in the first-round series. More...

Valley edges Mt. Pleasant in boys tennis playoffs, 3-2

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Mt. Pleasant to add color with community mural painting today

Today, Mt. Pleasant Borough will be bringing together the community to create a lovely work of art that will depict area history while also offering community unity. Mt. More...

Fayette County commissioner seeks dismissal of lawsuit

A Fayette County Commissioner wants a lawsuit filed by a county business owner to be dismissed.  Commissioner Angela Zimmerlink, through attorney Jennifer L. More...

Obituaries

Nicole L. Kinneer

Connellsville

Nicole Lynn Kinneer, 37, of Connellsville passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  She was born May 16, 1980, in Connellsville, a daughter of Jerry A. More...

William Mehallick

Scottdale

William Mehallick, 95, of Scottdale, passed away at 10:05 am Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant.  Bill was born Jan. More...

Joyce Coffman

Connellsville

Joyce Coffman, 80, of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Oct. 14, 1937, in White, the daughter of the late Stanley and Edith White Coffman. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And why behold you the mote that is in your brother’s eye, but perceive not the beam that is in your own eye?” (Luke 6:41 AKJV)  Let’s get right with God ourselves before we try to help others.   More...

Ear pressure from otitis media can cause feelings of dizziness

Dear Doctor: I have recently experienced severe vertigo due to fluid pressing against my eardrum, which happened after a sinus infection. What was going on? How can I avoid a repeat?   More...

Church News

Rummage sale set Fairview Church of God, located on Route 982 between Kecksburg and Laurelville, will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Lunch and baked goods will be available in the church. Church events listed More...

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