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May 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

CACTC and CAHS conduct Prom Promise demonstration

Students in the Protective Services program in conjunction with the Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.) chapter of the CACTC sponsored and conducted a Prom Promise mock-DUI accident to raise awareness of the consequences of driving unde More...


Request to delay release of names in bridge case is denied

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Flint’s high water bills may double in next 5 years

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A report released Friday suggests that Flint residents’ pricey water bills could double in the next five years due to several factors, even though the state has pledged aid amid the city’s ongoing lead-tainted water crisis. More...

Southmoreland Elementary student finalist in PBS Kids

Since he was four-years-old, Liam Pierce O’Sullivan has been writing stories, said mother Jaime O’Sullivan.  The Southmoreland Elementary School second-grader, now 8, has been writing and illustrating a series of books revolving arou More...


I Have an “Incomplete” in Life 101

Guest Column

During the commencement ceremony at Grove City College in Grove City, Pa., where I am a professor, we will be singing Isaac Watts’ “O God, Our Help in Ages Past.” Tears will come to my eyes as we harmonize the line, “Time, like an ever-rolling stream More...

Finding divinity in empty spaces

National Perspective

BOSTON -- We sometimes roll our eyes at the mention of Canada, thinking of it as a bleak, cold and empty place, and the vast territory that sits above the cities of Montreal, Toronto, Saskatoon and Edmonton mostly is. More...

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“I felt like we ran better than all three cars that finished in front of us so that part I guess is a little bit disappointing. More...

That's Racin'


William Byron, a senior at Charlotte Country Day (N.C.) High School, won the first NASCAR Truck Series race of his young career Friday at Kansas Speedway. More...


Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Red Nose Toyota, takes the checkered flag Saturday night in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. More...

Cville Twp. lifts burn ban

The burn ban in Connellsville Township was lifted by township supervisors this week. The ban was put in place when high winds and low rainfall contributed to a brush fire in mid-April in Wharton Township. More...

School board approves Molnar’s contract

Southmoreland School Directors approved a five-year contract extension for John Molnar to continue as superintendent. Each of the eight school directors in attendance voted in favor of the contract. Board president Mike Bentz was not at the meeting. More...


Rev. Fr. M. Joseph Minsterman


The Rev. Fr. M. Joseph Minsterman, 89, of Scottdale, retired Priest of the Diocese of Greensburg who celebrated the 55th Anniversary of his ordination earlier this year, passed away at 5:50 p.m. More...

Lisa J. White

Mt. Pleasant

Lisa J. White, 52, of Mt. Pleasant passed away peacefully Thursday, May 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Lisa was born August 22, 1963 in Greensburg, the daughter of Richard and Beverly Rowe White of White, PA. More...

Audith E. White

South Connellsville

Audith E. White, 91, of South Connellsville died Thursday May 12, 2016 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital. She was born March 12, 1925 in South Connellsville, a daughter of the late Willard and Esther Haile Pierce. Mrs. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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In 1607, the Virginia Company of London established a colony at Jamestown, Virginia. In 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark left St. Louis and set out on their historic expedition to explore the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. More...


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Spaghetti dinner   A spaghetti dinner including drink and dessert for $8 will be held May 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brownfield Community Center in Dawson. Crazy Cowboy Band will play from 7 to 10 p.m. There is a $2 fee. More...

A cure for the common cold is not coming soon


DEAR DOCTOR K: Is there any way to prevent a cold? DEAR READER: Now, there’s a short, simple question. If only I had a short, simple answer. Colds are caused by viruses — more than 200 different types. More...


“And he has on his clothing and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.” Revelation 19:16 AKJV There is only One who is supreme and His name is Jesus. Worship the Son of God. He is coming back and it may be soon. More...

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