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June 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Perryopolis gets reports of animal abuse

Humane officer reports cats doused with kerosene, shot with BBs

Fayette County Humane Officer Robin Leighty reported cases of animal abuse, especially those involving cats, to Perryopolis Council this week.  More...

News

California mother reunited with son abducted in 1995

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California mother was reunited Thursday with her abducted son, laying eyes on him and wrapping her arms around him for the first time in 21 years.  Maria Mancia had been left with just a single photo of her son since h More...

Driver of pickup charged with murder in bicyclists’ deaths

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan prosecutor filed murder charges Thursday against the 50-year-old driver of a pickup truck that struck a group of bicyclists out for a casual ride, killing five of them and seriously injuring four others.  More...

Court considers ballot issue on judge retirement age

HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania court panel heard arguments Thursday over whether the General Assembly acted properly when it invalidated a proposed constitutional amendment on the primary ballot that would allow judges to remain on the bench More...

Opinion

‘Calling’ for meaning in our work

The first job I ever wanted was to be a “garbage man,” as that is what I called it at age five. I would run out to the curb each week when the garbage truck came.  More...

Political Cartoon

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No matter how you do the math, Sanders loses

Gene Lyons

OK, so the fix is in. In one sense, it’s too bad the Associated Press and the TV networks called the Democratic race for Hillary Clinton before New Jersey, California and four smaller states voted on June 7. More...

Lifestyles

Bullskin holding Strawberry Festival

The Bullskin Senior Center, 52 Medsger Road, Connellsville will hold a Strawberry Festival 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Come enjoy all you can eat strawberries, ice cream and beverages. More...

Lioness Club scholarship

The Bullskin Township Lioness Club awarded Brianna Meyer, 18 of Connellsville its annual scholorship award in the amount of $1,000. More...

Even elephants can expand our knowledge of cancer

ASK Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I heard on the radio about a new research finding that elephants don’t get cancer. If we could figure out why, could we protect ourselves against cancer?  More...

Helping the community

Mission group volunteers in Connellsville

A mission group from Simonton, Texas – a community of less than 1,000 approximately 50 miles west of Houston – spent this week doing volunteer work in Connellsville.  Ironically, Simonton is one of the areas hit hardest by the recen More...

Connellsville Twp. proceeds with audit

Connellsville Township Supervisors on Thursday voted to remove township secretary Leah Brothers from the township planning and zoning board as well as signatory on all township accounts.  More...

A beautiful sight

Submitted The fountain located in front of the Fayette County Courthouse is once again working, providing a beautiful sight at the county seat. More...

Obituaries

Anna Durant

Connellsville

Anna Durant, 81, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville. She was born Sept. 11, 1934 in Smithfield, a daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Kozora) Ondrejko. More...

Vivian June King

Scottdale

Vivian June (Parker) King, 89, of Scottdale (Kingview), passed away at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at her residence. She was born June 10, 1926 at Kingview in Upper Tyrone Township, a daughter of the late William W. More...

Black Angus Steakhouse founder Stuart Anderson dies at 93

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. More...

Arts and Entertainment

FAY-WEST CALENDAR

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On This Date

In 1935, Dr. Robert Smith and Bill Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous in Akron, Ohio.  In 1964, the U.S. More...

Sudoku

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Sports

Hundreds turn out for final Autism 5K

The Highlands Hospital Bud Murphy Autism 5K Run/ Walk drew quite a crowd for its 30th and final year. More than 240 runners and walkers turned out to compete in the race, which benefits the hospital’s Regional Center for Autism. More...

Sports Notices

VOLLEYBALL Care for Cat tourney • The fourth annual Cat’s Court Care for Cat volleyball tournament will be held at noon Saturday at Mountz Creek Park. This is a co-ed fouron four sand volleyball tournament. The cost per team is $80. More...

Rockies batter Pirates, 11-5

DENVER (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa lost command of his fastball, his confidence and ultimately his spot in the rotation.  A stint in the bullpen may have just turned things around for the franchise’s all-time leader in wins and strikeout More...

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