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Champion Christian School holds commencement

Champion Christian School recently held its graduation ceremonies at Abundant Life Church in Uniontown. Six seniors completed the requirements for graduation. More...

News

PennDOT honors Star of Excellence recipients

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Penn- DOT) Secretary Leslie S. More...

Career Day Scholarship

Frazier’s Mara Frampton received the Career Day Scholarship at Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center during the senior awards luncheon. More...

Dawson woman named June Artist of the Month

Lois Watts of Dawson credits a summer vacation to leading her to a creative interest in turning sea glass and other found items into artistically inspired jewelry. Watts is the Fayette County Courthouse Library’s Artist of the Month for June. More...

Sports

Vikings ready for next challenge

For a squad that finished third in its section, the Mt. Pleasant softball team is doing remarkably well in the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs. More...

SportS NoticeS

GOLF Conn-Area outing   More...

Maturing Crosby back on top of his game for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby does not have an off switch. If there was one, Patric Hornqvist believes he would have found it by now.  More...

MPSB approves millage rate increase in preliminary

Mt. Pleasant Area School Board a proposed 2016-2017 budget that would raise taxes by 2.75 mills or $44.72 per taxpayer. AfinalbudgetbeforeJune30. More...

Woman to plead to medical fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman charged with purposely and repeatedly dislocating her shoulder so she could get painkillers has been scheduled to plead guilty.  The attorney for Kari Richards, of Latrobe, didn’t immedi More...

Dog wardens to conduct license, rabies compliance checks in Fayette

During the month of June, dog wardens will canvass homes throughout Fayette County, ensuring all dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs. They will be in Fayette County the week of June 6. More...

Obituaries

Helen B. Ferguson

Scottdale

Helen B. Hardy Ferguson, 93, of Scottdale, died peacefully, Tuesday morning, May 31, 2016 in her residence, at Woodcrest Senior Living, Scottdale, East Huntingdon Twp. More...

Donna Jean (Rhodes) Palankey

Dunbar Township

Donna Jean (Rhodes) Palankey, 74, of Dunbar Township, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. She was born on December 10, 1941 in Connellsville, the daughter of the late Harry Donald “Buck” and Ruth Ella (Williams) Rhodes. More...

Ralph R. Sarafine

Mt. Pleasant

Ralph R. Sarafine, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, died May 26, 2016 at Excela Health.  He was born Nov. 17, 1923 in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Firemen to meet   Bullskin Township VFD will hold a special meeting June 2 at 7 p.m. at the Wooddale station.  Get acquainted   More...

On This Date

In 1792, Kentucky was admitted as the 15th U.S. state. In 1796, Tennessee was admitted as the 16th U.S. state. In 1980, the Cable News Network (CNN) began broadcasting. In 1990, President George H.W.  More...

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Lifestyles

Social Security benefits for U.S. citizens outside the U.S.

Over half a million people who live outside the United States receive some kind of Social Security benefit, including retired and disabled workers, as well as spouses, widows, widowers, and children. More...

F.r. Hauser Scholastic Banquet

Seventeen Mt. pleasant area school District students were recognized recently for their academic achievements at the rotary club of Mt. pleasant’s 43rd annual F.r. Hauser scholastic Banquet. More...

Relaxation techniques can relieve tension headaches

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I suffer from awful tension headaches. Could mind-body techniques help to prevent or relieve them?   Dear reaDer: Tension headaches are the most common type of headache. More...

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