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April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

AN IRON CHEF

Mazie Bradley, 16, of Frazier competes in the iron chef event in the culinary shop at Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center. More...

News

Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Mt. Pleasant board discusses purchasing policy

Mt. Pleasant Area school director George Hare complained at a Monday work session about the district’s purchasing policy.  State guidelines require quoted prices for goods and services purchased for more than $10,500. More...

Mt. Pleasant man waives charges to court

A Mt. Pleasant man charged with having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a then 17-year-old girl had his charges waived to plea court Wednesday.  Justin E. Jurkowski, 29, 6236 Route 819, Mt. More...

Opinion

Getting to know state Rep. Ryan Warner

Guest Commentary

First and foremost, I am excited to share the latest legislative news from Harrisburg and around the district, and would like to thank the Daily Courier for the opportunity.  It is my hope that this new, monthly column will provide one more aven More...

Political Cartoon

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Shoes start to fall in Panama Papers scandal

Commentary

WASHINGTON — It’s too wonderful. It’s too delicious. It’s too Graham Greene! It’s Edward Snowden without Uncle Sam, it’s the Pentagon Papers without a war in Asia, and it’s every congressional crusade, only magnified to worldwide proportions. More...

Sports

Falcons rally past River Hawks

KITTANNING — The Armstrong River Hawks welcomed the Connellsville Falcons to Jud Field for a battle of the birds on Wednesday. After a late back-and-forth battle, the Falcons used a tworun seventh inning to pull past the River Hawks, 8-7. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

OUTDOORS Trap shooting • The Connellsville Sportsmen will be having trap shooting every Tuesday through the fall. Public is welcome. The range will open at 5 p.m. Skeet shooting has concluded until September. GOLF More...

TODAY’S GAMES

Thursday, April 7  Baseball   Frazier at Bentworth, 4:15 p.m.  Monessen at Southmoreland, 4 p.m.  Boys Tennis   Connellsville at Penn-Trafford, 3:30 p.m.  Southmoreland at South Park, 4 p.m.  Track   More...

City woman recalls being robbed at gunpoint

A Connellsville woman who allegedly was robbed at gunpoint testified Wednesday that the experience was “horrible.”  Rhonda Martinowski testified Wednesday at the trial of John Anthony Saban Jr., 23, of Pittsburgh. More...

FAA writing rules for drone flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal aviation officials said Wednesday they will work quickly on regulations that would permit small, commercial drones to fly over people and crowds. More...

Court hears arguments on funding for public defenders

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday about whether poor criminal defendants can file civil rights lawsuits against counties that arguably don’t provide enough funding for public defenders.  More...

Fliers beware: new airfare rule could lead to costly mistake

NEW YORK (AP) — The three largest U.S. airlines have changed the way they price multi-city trips, forcing those who book such itineraries to pay hundreds of extra dollars in airfare. More...

Obituaries

Noreen Fencil

Acme

Noreen Susan Faust Crabtree Fencil, 64, of Acme, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at her home,with her family by her side. She was born Sept. 1, 1951 in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of the late Joseph Delmor and Ermajane Shepler Fencil. More...

Patricia Ann Galasso

Connellsville

Patricia Ann Galasso, 87, of Connellsville, died April 4, 2016, in UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was born March 2, 1929, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Francis H. and Helen M. Heistman Curran. Mrs. More...

Katherine Wolfe

Formerly of Connellsville

Katherine (Kay) Keno Wolfe, 90, formerly of Connellsville, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at Latrobe Hospital. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1712, slaves in New York City launched a revolt, killing nine white slaveholders. In 1862, Union forces under Ulysses S. Grant defeated Confederate troops in the Battle of Shiloh. More...

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Lifestyles

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Lions Players   More...

Underlying medical condition could cause too much sleep

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard a lot about the harmful effects of insufficient sleep. But are there any dangers of sleeping too much? More...

BIBLE DIGESt

“According to their pasture, so were they filled; they were filled, and their heart was exalted; therefore have they forgotten me.”  Hosea 13:6 AKJV  Prosperity has a way of turning our hearts away from God. More...

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