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February 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Special-needs residents list being updated

In Mt. Pleasant

The Mt. Pleasant Borough Emergency Management Agency is updating its list of special-needs residents in an effort to better aid them in emergency situations. More...

News

World News IN BRIEF

After Rubio stumbles, rivals see opening in N.H. More...

Daughters and their special guys dance for a good cause

Above, approximately 400 people — including young ladies and the fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers and special friends — gathered at the Roosevelt Club in Norvelt on Friday evening for t More...

Donors urged to help the American Red Cross maintain blood supply

The American Red Cross has declared an emergency need for blood and platelet donations.  “Since Jan.1, winter weather has forced the cancellation of more than 300 Red Cross blood drives across 20 states,” said Kristin Hatfield, Red C More...

Opinion

Publisher’s View

Here’s wishing a happy Monday to Daily Courier readers. I hope you survived Super Bowl Sunday and are ready to take on the week. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The facts on Rubio, Cruz, and immigration

Commentary

Republican presidential rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have been in a fight over immigration recently. More...

Sports

Broncos stun turnover-prone Panthers

Underdog Denver’s defense dominates Carolina from outset in Super Bowl 50 win

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Cam Newton’s dream season ended with a nightmare performance. More...

Southmoreland’s Griffiths still perfect

When asked recently how his wrestling season had been going, Southmoreland sophomore Tyler Griffiths simply said “good.” That is probably a bit of an understatement. More...

Johnson’s Tax, Sheetz win pair in CYBL

Zane Addis scored eight points to lead Johnson’s Tax to a 30-15 victory over The Ink Spot in Connellsville Youth Basketball League action. More...

Geibel sets up recording studio

Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School is the first Fayette County school to have its own recording studio. Last week, school officials and others involved in the project gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility. More...

Banners for vets available

American Legion Hughes Post 146 plans to recognize area men and women who served in America’s armed forces. More...

Obituaries

Bonnie Jean Guth

DAWSON

Bonnie Jean Guth, 71, of Dawson, died Feb. 5, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 15, 1944, in Connellsville, the daughter of Bonnie Jaquetta and the late Nelson Eugene Custer.  More...

Joseph “Yozie” Halasz Jr.

DUNBAR

Joseph “Yozie” Halasz Jr., 100, of Dunbar, died Feb. 5, 2016, at Uniontown Hospital. He was born March 9, 1915, in Uniontown, the son of the late Joseph and Mary Halasz. More...

Ora A. Murphy

CONNELLSVILLE

Ora A. Murphy, 64, of Connellsville, died Feb. 4, 2016, at home. She was born Aug. 13, 1951, in Connellsville, daughter of Adelbert Hall and Margaret Dean Hall.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’s BEST BETS

Supergirl 8 p.m. More...

DEAR ABBY

Parents supporting adult son are doing him no favors

DEAR ABBY: Nine years ago I married a man who has a son from a previous marriage. “Eli” is now 26 and lives “on his own.” While he may live under a different roof than his parents, they support him financially.  More...

ASTROGRAPH

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Take action and do what you can to get back in shape. Your physical and mental states will determine how well you will do and what you will accomplish. PISCES (Feb. More...

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