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May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Springfield Math Night

Gage Johnson, 11, of Mill Run, a Springfield fifth grader, participates in a beanbag toss race during Math Night at Springfield Elementary School. More...

New Haven sponsors Neon Nights 5K

The third annual New Haven Hose Neon Nights 5K will be held Saturday.  The race for walkers and runners starts at 8:30 p.m.  More...

News

Franklin agrees to steps to limit Harpeth River pollution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Franklin has agreed to take steps to further limit pollution of the Harpeth River from its sewage treatment plant.  More...

Woody Allen opens Cannes; son resurrects sex abuse questions

CANNES, France (AP) — The 69th Cannes Film Festival opened Wednesday with stormy skies, heightened security, the premiere of a new Woody Allen film and resurrected sex abuse allegations against the 80-year-old director regarding his adoptive daughter More...

Laurel Highlands awards tourism grants

The Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau in conjunction with the Fayette County Commissioners awarded a total of $455,936 to 32 different county non-profits and for profit businesses.  The grants are funded by half of the revenues generated by the 3 More...

Opinion

U.S. Guest Editorials

The Pentagon has partly explained the series of errors that led to an American attack on a charity hospital in Afghanistan last year that left 42 people dead. More...

London’s new mayor may serve as a voice of reason

Commentary

WASHINGTON -- While Donald Trump and his court were further trying to explain how they would keep every Muslim away from American borders, an important event occurred across the waters that may change everything. More...

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Sports

Vikings win to make playoffs

The WPIAL is scheduled to release its softball playoff pairings today, but for Mt. Pleasant and Greensburg Salem, the post-season basically started on Wednesday. More...

Falcons overpower Scotties

The Southmoreland baseball team got a solid outing from its pitching staff, but too few hits and too many errors cost the Scotties, as visiting Brownsville notched an 11-4 non-section victory. More...

Pirates top Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jordy Mercer singled home the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday night, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in an NL Central rivalry game full of plunkings and ejections. More...

Resolution supports lawsuit against PDE

Connellsville Area School Board voted Wednesday to pass a resolution supporting William Penn School District’s lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Department of Education. More...

Trotter American Legion forced to close doors

The Trotter American Legion Post 762 in Dunbar Township was forced to close its doors, after nearly two decades of complaints and incidents that resulted in police being called. The bar has been deemed a nuisance bar. More...

DEP projects overflow of CMA plant

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has told Connellsville Municipal Authority that, if they do not make any changes to the current water sewage plant, the plant will go over capacity within the next five years. More...

Dunbar’s third Ramp Fest will be held Saturday

The third annual Ramp Fest will be held in Dunbar on Saturday. This year’s Ramp Fest will be held on the grounds located behind the Dunbar Fire Station and the adjoining playground, said Shawn Lowery, an organizer. More...

Obituaries

Roy E. Lowery

Connellsville

Roy E. Lowery, 65, of Connellsville, died Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Shadyside Hospital. He was born July 15, 1950 in Dunbar, the son of the late Charles and Emma Jean (Hiles) Lowery. More...

Delaine A. Rumbaugh

LOWER TYRONE TOWNSHIP

Delaine A. Rumbaugh, 81, of Lower Tyrone Township, died May 9, 2016 in LaFayette Manor, Uniontown. She was born July 30, 1934, a daughter of the late Charles “Crow” and Sarah J. (Shafer) Rearick. More...

Patricia Grace Clark Ritenour

Connellsville,

Patricia Grace Clark Ritenour, 79, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in the UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh with her loving family by her side. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1780, British forces took Charleston, South Carolina, during the Revolutionary War.  In 1937, King George VI of the United Kingdom and Elizabeth, the future queen mother, were crowned at a ceremony in Westminster Abbey.   More...

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Lifestyles

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Good sleep habits eliminate need for magnesium supplements

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have trouble falling asleep and melatonin has not worked. I want to avoid medications, and I have read that magnesium supplements can help. Should I try them? More...

BIBLE DIGEST

“It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink: Lest they drink, and forget the law, and pervert the judgment of any of the afflicted.” Proverbs 31:4-5 AKJV This is a good word for all. More...

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