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January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Land transfer goes on agenda

Fay-Penn looking to expand turning lane in Dunbar Township

The Fayette County Commissioners are expected to give land to the Fay-Penn Economic Development Council for expansion of a turning lane under phase two of a business park in Dunbar Township. More...

GOOD LUCK

Corbin Washington of Wavie and Janes Emporium, along Apple Street in Connellsville, shows off lucky gold coin peanut butter bonbons. More...

News

World News IN BRIEF

US Navy boats held by Iran but will be returned   WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran was holding 10 U.S. More...

Players go to great lengths for Powerball tickets

Wednesday’s jackpot up to an estimated $1.5 billion

NIPTON, Calif. — Lottery ticket buyers have to suspend their belief in math to drop $2 on an infinitesimal chance to win the Powerball jackpot, but in Nevada, they also have to drive across the desert and wait in lines that can stretch for hours. More...

Drivers urged: Keep cool on ice and snow

AAA offers advice to motorists for winter

In a perfect world, a driver would pack the car away with the beach chairs and swimsuits and back it out of the garage following the spring thaw. Unfortunately, motorists must adapt their driving style to the challenges of each season. More...

Obama’s message: Reject cynicism

In final State of the Union address, president laments political fissures that have marked his time in office

WASHINGTON — Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House, declaring that the country must not allow election-year fear and di More...

Snow squall hits Fayette County

More accumulation expected tonight

A dangerous snow squall ripped through Fayette County on Tuesday afternoon, slowing traffic and delaying Connellsville Area School District buses. The National Weather Service said the storm began about 3 p.m. More...

Scottdale police look for Rite-Aid robber

The Rite-Aid in Scottdale was robbed Monday night.  Scottdale police are investigating the robbery that occurred just after 7 p.m. More...

Connellsville woman causes disturbance

A homeless woman is accused of causing a disturbance in Connellsville and trying to spit at a police officer. More...

Obituaries

Gerda R. Koontz

VANDERBILT

Gerda R. Koontz, 79, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully on Tue. Jan. 12, 2016 in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville. She was born June 26, 1936 in Frankfurt, Germany; the daughter of the late Paul and Frieda Fiege Schmidt. More...

Victor P. Winzek

EVERSON

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James ‘Sap’ Carter Martin

DUNBAR

James ‘Sap’ Carter Martin, 67, of Dunbar, went to be with the Lord, Tues., Jan. 12, 2016 at home. He was born May 20, 1948, in Dunbar, son of John  Dubby’W Martin & Margaret M. (Martin) Martin.  More...

Sports

Wheeler to coach softball at PS-Fayette

She will remain with school’s volleyball program

Penn State Fayette women’s volleyball coach Nancy Wheeler has proven herself to be one of the most successful coaches in school history.  Now, Wheeler is ready to take on a new challenge. More...

WVU tops No. 1 Kansas

Mountaineers earn 1st win vs. a top-ranked team since ’83

NO. 11 WVU 74, NO. 1 KANSAS 63 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s formula for winning — going hard to the rim to score, chasing after bad shots and constantly pressuring opponents — has the Mountaineers off to their best start in 34 years. More...

Solid footing

Clutch kicker Boswell making name for himself

While 63,257 in attendance at Paul Brown Stadium and 31 million more watching on television were captivated by the final minutes of the Steelers-Bengals playoff game, the man who would provide the difference insisted he was oblivious to it all. More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Fundraiser breakfast More...

SEWING CLASS OFFERED

A straight-line sewing class was held at ArtWorks Connellsville on Saturday. Participants learned how to make a table runner. More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“Thus said the Lord, Stand up in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.” — Jeremiah 6:16 AKJV   More...

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