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February 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Hearing continued in officer's assault case

A preliminary hearing was delayed Friday for a part-time Mt. Pleasant police officer accused of attempting to sexually assault a woman in Donegal Township. More...

News

High school musical

Connellsville Senior High School Performing Arts presented a preview of their Spring musical, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” to the members of Highlands Hospital Club. More...

Bullskin teen builds ramp

Eagle Scout project aids area church

Boy Scout Matthew Ullery wanted to do something to help make it easier for his grandfather, Donald Galley, to attend church.  So, combining his Eagle Scout project with concern for his “Pap,” the Bullskin Township resident added a ha More...

MARRIAGE LICENSES Westmoreland

Tyler Scott Smith, Ligonier and Briana Nicole Vansickle, Donegal  Brendon Shanon Rowe and Bethany Ruth Keller, both of Ruffsdale  Jeffrey Lee Schwickrath and Shelley Le Nuttal, both of Smithton   More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

A Walk Among the Tombstones 7 p.m. on HBO Played previously by Jeff Bridges in “8 Million Ways to Die,” novelist Lawrence Block’s cop-turned-detective character Matt Scudder is assumed by Liam Neeson in this grim 2014 melodrama. More...

DEAR ABBY

Clutter of Holiday Decorations Crushes Man’s Christmas Spirit

DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. More...

ASTROGRAPH

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) If you reconnect with someone from your past, an opportunity will present itself. It’s time for a new beginning. Aim for progress in all aspects of life.   More...

Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Ash Wednesday service Reunion Presbyterian Church, 769 Main St., Mt. Pleasant, will be holding an Ash Wednesday Service at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. More...

Hip resurfacing can be alternative to hip replacement

ASK DR. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: My hip has bad arthritis, and my doctor says I need either a hip replacement or something called “hip resurfacing.” Which one is best? More...

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HONOR ROLLS

Dunbar Twp. Students named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2015-16 school year include: More...

Canteen hosting Croatian exhibit

The Connellsville Canteen will sponsor a presentation on the history and heritage of Croatia – a small nation along the Adriatic Sea that was created from the former Yugoslavia.  Genealogist and tour guide Robert Jerin will speak 6 p.m. More...

Library auditorium gets fresh look

The Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville has changed in recent years. It added the Café Carengie and the Teen Room and it upgraded the youth area. The library also has, among other things, new windows and doors. More...

Cops probe vehicle break-ins

Mt. Pleasant Police are investigating at least 13 instances of vehicles broken into early Thursday morning.  Borough police chief Doug Sam confirmed the investigation Friday.  He said that between 1-5 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Dennis J. Bigam

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

Dennis J. Bigam, 68, of Winston-Salem, N.C., formerly of Pleasant Hill, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in the Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem.  More...

Mary Agnes Horton

LEISENRING

Mary Agnes Horton, 73, of Leisenring, formerly of Palm Harbor, Fla., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Eichers Family Home. She was born March 7, 1942, the daughter of the late Joseph F. Plesz and Agnes D. (Sankey) Plesz. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Guest Viewpoint

Let it snow, let it snow, now let it go away!  When The Daily Courier asked me to write a column about hot-button topics in Connellsville, I immediately accepted the offer.  More...

Rubio slingshots into New Hampshire

What Iowa said Monday night was: Enough. Enough with business as usual. Enough with conventional candidates. Enough with the tired orthodoxies of politics. More...

Sports

Scotties crush Cougars

What a difference a few weeks and a defensive adjustment make. When the Yough boys basketball team hosted Southmoreland last month, the Cougars posted a narrow Section 3-AAA victory. More...

NFL’s Goodell pushing for ejection rule

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Call it the Odell Beckham Jr. Rule. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is pushing to require the ejection of any player who is flagged for two personal fouls in a game. More...

Falcons close with win over AG

For the Connellsville boys basketball team, there weren’t a lot of games that went their way this season. More...

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