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April 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Group roars throughout Connellsville

This week, Connellsville is honoring volunteers. Throughout the week, The Daily Courier is featuring groups and individuals who volunteers to make the community better. More...

News

SCHOOL MENUS

Menus for the week of April 18 include:  CONNELLSVILLE  Senior high  MONDAY: Breaded cheese sticks, side of spaghetti, tossed salad, steamed green beans, oranges/peaches, chocolate chip cookie, milk  More...

Connellsville Lions plans for Kid’s Fest

Connellsville Lions Club is partnering with Bud Murphy’s Sports Bar and Restaurant to present Kid’s Fest, an annual event to raise public awareness of vision loss prevention.  The 10th annual event will be held 5-9 p.m. June 13. More...

Bomb threat at Southmoreland High School

Southmoreland High School students were evacuated from the building Thursday after a bomb threat was found on a bathroom wall.  Superintendent Dr. John Molnar confirmed the threat was found at around 9 a.m. More...

Opinion

Letters

I am sure it is therapeutic for Commissioner Zimmerlink to write commentaries about her holier-than-thou performance, but she is not fooling anyone. More...

The heat is on

The Wisconsin’s primary results were still fresh when Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders hit New York’s primary trail with fiery exchanges that lit up the race like a blast furnace. More...

Political Cartoon

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Sports

CAHS, MP track teams split meet

On a near-perfect day for competition, the Connellsville and Mt. Pleasant track programs each came away satisfied following Thursday’s Section 2-AAA meet at Connellsville Stadium. More...

Sports Notices

BASEBALL FCBL • The Fayette County Baseball League will have a meeting at 8 p.m. Monday at Kezmarsky Funeral Home in Uniontown. This is the final deadline meeting for new teams wishing to join the league in the 2016 season. More...

Greyhounds top Gators

The Geibel softball team hung with visiting Monessen in the early portion of Thursday’s Section 2-A match-up, but the Greyhounds capitalized on some miscues to put together a six-run third inning on their way to a 14-4 win in six frames. More...

Budget deficit looms for Mt. Pleasant district

The Mt. More...

MLCC discusses Route 31 plans

Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce hosted an open forum where local business leaders and community members reviewed plans for the reconstruction of Route 31 in Donegal that is expected to begin soon.  More...

City to recognize volunteers Saturday

Connellsville plans to honor its many community volunteers with an appreciation event Saturday, as part of National Volunteer Week.  Observed in both the U.S. and Canada, National Volunteer Week was first established in the U.S. More...

Obituaries

Mabel Sanner

MT. Pleasant

Mabel Irene Sanner, 74, of Mt. Pleasant, died at 12:22 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at home. She was born June 28, 1941 in Whitsett, a daughter of the late Robert and Sarah (Strothers) Ray. More...

Phyllis E. Fisher

Dawson

Phyllis E. Fisher, 81, of Dawson died Monday, April 11, 2016, in the Harmon House, Mount Pleasant. She was born September 1, 1934 in Mount Pleasant daughter of the late Ira C. and Bertha Welshonse Shaw. Mrs. More...

Lois M. Schnur

Champion

Lois M. Beilstein Schnur, 80, of Champion, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Regional Hospital, Greensburg. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, in Craigsville, a daughter of the late Earl and Ethel Kyle Beilstein.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Southmoreland registration   You may register your child for Kindergarten through 12th grade for 2016-17 school if you are living in the Southmoreland School District. More...

On This Date

In 1896, closing ceremonies for the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens. In 1912, the R.M.S. Titanic sank in the North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg. More...

Sudoku

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Lifestyles

Chicken, biscuit dinner planned for Saturday

Come enjoy a good old fashioned Chicken & Biscuit Dinner 4 to 7 p.m. April 16 at the County Line Church of the Brethren, corner of Route 711 South and County Line Road.  More...

Fit young adults will build protection against disease

DEAR DOCTOR K: I believe you when you say that regular exercise protects my health. But I’m just 20. For me the question is, when should I begin regular exercise? More...

Keystone Park lists upcoming events

Keystone State Park has announced the upcoming programs:  • April 16: “Snake Hike,” 2 p.m., Beach House. Come along this 1.5 mile hike while we talk about PA snake species. More...

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