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June 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville man found not guilty of attempted murder

Jurors found a Connellsville man accused of stabbing his wife not guilty of attempted murder Tuesday. Kevin Maraugha, 52, of 219 N. More...

News

Loan proposal approved by Mt. Pleasant

The future of Main Street remains on the mind in Mt. More...

Seems like home at Dunbar Township bed-n-breakfast

Nestled in the quiet foothills of Dunbar Township on the Leisenring Vanderbilt Road is the Seams Like Home Bed-n-Breakfast. Owners, Donna and Richard Eicher, opened for business on July 1, 2010. More...

Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce

The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce wishes to congratulate Skyligh Reedy, sixth-grade student from Champion Christian School for being the recipient of the April Student of the Month Award, presented by Shari Bukovac Bookkeeping.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1789, James Madison, then a member of the House of Representatives, proposed the Bill of Rights to Congress.  In 1949, George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty-Four” was published.   More...

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Sports

Mill Run holds off Carmichaels

Brooks goes the distance to get FCBL win

Garrett Brooks pitched seven strong innings and the Mill Run offense was strong early in Tuesday’s Fayette County Baseball League game against visiting Carmichaels. More...

Sullivan pushing the right buttons for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There is no magic button, even if the correlation between Mike Sullivan’s deft attempts to a get player’s attention and that player almost immediately elevating his game is unmistakable.  More...

Bucs sweep Mets in doubleheader

PITTSBURGH (AP)— Jon Niese pitched seven scoreless innings against his former team and Josh Harrison had three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Mets 3-1 on Tuesday in the first game of a double-header. More...

Rolling out

Firefighters with New Haven Hose Fire Company spent a recent Sunday morning going through “Roll Out” procedures to familiarize all members of the company with different fire fighting positions. More...

Report: Fewer school suspensions, lots of absences

WASHINGTON (AP) — New government numbers offer a mixed snapshot of progress for the nation’s schoolchildren — with worrisome figures on how many students miss school, stubborn disparities on discipline, but encouraging strides in cutting the overall More...

Father, son jugglers to perform at Lions Club’s Kids Fest

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Obituaries

William R. Armor

Mt. Pleasant

William R. Armor, 81, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at his home. William was born November 23, 1934 in Herminie the son of the late Russell K. and Ruth S. Stares Armor.  More...

Ann Durant

Connellsville

Ann Durant, 81, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville. Arrangements are under the direction of the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. More...

Kathleen “Kathy” Herbert

Kathleen “Kathy” Herbert, 76, of Connellsville, was called to The Lord peacefully Monday, June 6, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. More...

Opinion

It’s June: time to get outdoors

Westsylvania

June is the “Great Outdoors Month”®, according to the American Recreation Coalition (ARC), and you can read all about it at GreatOutdoorsMonth.org. But you probably won’t find much useful information on the website. More...

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How GOP big wigs made their peace with Trump

Commentary

With Donald Trump heading toward what more and more Republicans believe will be victory in the GOP primaries, an increasing number of party figures — none fans of Trump originally — are making their peace with the idea of Trump as their nominee. More...

Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

“Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.”  —(Matthew 5:8 AKJV)  If we are not seeing God working in our lives we might need to examine our hearts.   More...

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

Meeting announced The Braddock Trail Chapter, NSDAR will meet at the Chapter House, 200 S. Church St., Mt. Pleasant on June 11. A covered dish lunch will begin at noon followed by the business meeting at 1 p.m. More...

The Writing’s on the Wall

Chalk it up to creativity – rediscover your home via this schoolhouse secret

DIY home trends have been popular for many years, both as a result of an uncertain economy and our addiction to Pinterest. More...

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