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January 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Submissions sought for Mt. Pleasant book

Historical society will publish memories from 50 years of education

Mt. Pleasant Area Historical Society volunteers are still accepting submissions for a planned book, tentatively titled “School Days: A Walk Through 50 Years of the Mt. More...

News

Warehouse worker takes third of $1.6 billion Powerball pot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Should lottery winners’ names be secret? States debate issue

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Even a jackpot isn’t enough to buy anonymity for many lottery winners, whose names are often made public by state law.  More...

Wal-Mart to shutter 269 stores, 154 of them in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is doing some rare pruning. The world’s largest retailer is closing 269 stores, including 154 in the U.S. that includes all of its locations under its smallest-format concept store called Wal-Mart Express. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Concert to be presented   Bodiography Contemporary Ballet will present Maria Caruso’s “Unseen,” with an array of concert length works and guest artists on today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. More...

Three cats become a crowd in a one-bedroom apartment

Dear Abby: My girlfriend and I live together. We adopted a cat off the street. A few months later, the cat became pregnant and had four kittens. We ended up keeping two, and now we have three cats in a onebedroom apartment. More...

TV’S BEST BETS

Sesame Street9 a.m. on HBO This venerable kids’ show gets a sweeping face lift as it shifts TV addresses from PBS to HBO, at least for the first run (don’t worry, non- HBO subscribers will see these episodes a little later on PBS). More...

Lifestyles

2 Mt. Pleasant library board members out

1 had served since 1976; challengers win election during contentious meeting

Two Mt. More...

IN BRIEF

HARRISBURGPLCB achieves sales recordsThe Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board set three new sales records as 2015 drew to a close, achieving the highest one-day sales, highest single month sales, and highest sales through the first half o More...

GO STEELERS!

Showing their spirit for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday at Springfield Township Elementary School for their Black And Gold Day are (from left) Grace Rugg, 10, Julia Miller, 7, Nicholas Santore, 8, More...

Several openings available in county

City, county boards and authorities need positions filled

Connellsville City and Fayette County Commissioners are searching for volunteers to fill open seats on various boards and authorities.  Connellsville Mayor Greg Lincoln said the city currently has openings on the recreation board, planning commi More...

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Death notices will be back on the front page

Happy Saturday everybody.  More...

Obituaries

Kenneth E. Miner

Connellsville   Kenneth E. Miner, 82, of Connellsville, died Friday, January 15, 2016 in the South Connellsville Personal Care Home. He was born February 3, 1933 in Mill Run; a son of the late Edward and Gertrude Bowers Miner.  More...

Charlotte I. Neiderhiser Sidehammer

Charlotte I. Neiderhiser Sidehammer, 91, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. Charlotte was born June 17, 1924 in Donegal the daughter of the late Elmer S. and Effie N. More...

Dorothy D. (DeBolt) Sieber

Hamburg, NY   More...

Sports

Penguins lose again in overtime

TAMPA, Fla. More...

FALLING SHORT

Connellsville drops 10 of 14 matches in nonsection loss

Although the final score didn’t indicate a solid showing, Connellsville wrestling coach Tommy Dolde was generally pleased with his team’s performance in Friday’s 46-18 non-section home loss to Waynesburg. More...

WVU eyes historic feat vs. Oklahoma

by DAVID STATMAN   After a convincing victory over No. 1 Kansas on Tuesday night, West Virginia has a chance to achieve a rare feat Saturday: The Mountaineers can knock off the Nos. 1 and 2 teams in the country in the same week.  More...

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