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July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Two found dead in South Connellsville home identified

Fayette County Coroner’s office have identified the two found dead in their South Connellsville home Tuesday.  South Connellsville Police responded on scene around 12:39 p.m. More...

News

No endorsement from Cruz; congratulations but that’s all

CLEVELAND (AP) — Undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. More...

Authorities: Kansas officer’s shooting death not an ambush

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer was not part of a planned ambush, but the work of “another criminal” trying to evade arrest, authorities said Wednesday.  More...

D’Amico Wholesale opens in Dunbar

Donald D’Amico Sr. believes in the importance of small business.  “We need to find ways for more small businesses to survive,” said Donald D’Amico Sr. More...

Opinion

No evidence, no extradition

Another View

Turkish President-turned-strongman Recip Tayyip Erdogan has taken advantage of the recent failed coup attempt against him by racing to impose even further control. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Cleveland, long ridiculed by Pittsburghers because of the Steelers-Browns rivalry, became the center of attention as the Republican National Convention rolled into town. More...

A women’s new world order

Commentary

WASHINGTON — It has occurred to me, during this hot summer week, that perhaps we are finally seeing what my beloved mother used to say occasionally — that the world really would be better off if women were to run things. More...

Sports

Connellsville falls in Region 6 final

Late rally not enough as season comes to an end

For the second day in a row, the Connellsville Legion team fell behind by a substantial margin in the Region 6 Tournament, only to show the determination of a champion by coming up with a late-inning rally. More...

Brewers belt Bucs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs, including a two-run single in the sixth inning that broke things open as Milwaukee rolled by the Pirates 9-5 on Wednesday night. More...

NFL to hire chief medical officer

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will be hiring a full-time chief medical officer to work with team medical staffs, the players’ union and league committees. More...

Airport authority says it has vacant seat

Board notifying commissioners Monty Lilley misses 3 meetings

The Fayette County Airport Authority will take action to fill a board seat which officially became vacant Wednesday. More...

DA withdraws some charges against city man

Fayette County District Attorney Richard Bower withdrew theft and receiving stolen property charges against the Connellsville man who caused mass confusion after entering the Laurel Mall Flea Market carrying a gun two weeks ago. More...

Appeal of Fayette County Fair is variety

2016 event kicks off July 27

This year’s Fayette County Fair will open at 6 p.m. July 27 and run until 10:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Daniel Baranski

Scottdale

Daniel Strong Baranski, 42, of Scottdale, died suddenly on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Frick Hospital. He was born January 1, 1974 in Dallas, TX, the son of foster parents Kevin and Beverly Morrison. He was a veteran of the U.S. More...

Mary Ann Bigham

Connellsville

Mary Ann Bigham of Connellsville died July 19, 2016 at Uniontown Hospital.  She was born Oct. More...

Richard P. Harbaugh

Connellsville

Richard P. “Bucky” Harbaugh, 75, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township) passed away peacefully Satursday, July 16, 2016 at his home, while surrounded and comforted by his loving family. He was born May 25, 1941 in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1861, the first Battle of Bull Run -- the first major battle of the Civil War -- was fought in Virginia, ending in a Confederate victory. More...

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Lifestyles

BIBLE DIGEST

“Why if your hand or your foot offend you, cut them off, and cast them from you: it is better for you to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.”  —(Matthew 18: More...

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Drug and alcohol addiction has a strong biological basis

DEAR DOCTOR K: My brother has struggled with addiction for years. I’ve told my husband that addiction is a disease, but he claims my brother is weak and lacks willpower. Is he right? More...

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