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September 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s partner loses wrongful death case

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge ruled Friday against Bobbi Kristina Brown’s partner, Nick Gordon, in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by her estate, though the decision doesn’t answer any of the questions surrounding her mysterious death.  More...

Ex-Illinois legislator says woman extorted him on Facebook

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Gasbarro opens at the Aaron’s Building

Dave Gasbarro plays Friday during the flood relief concert at the Aaron’s Building.   More...

Opinion

Media access during the presidential campaign

Another View

We’ve seen and heard a lot of scary things during the 2016 presidential campaign — and it’s not over yet. But one of the scariest things we’ve seen so far has been limits placed on media access by both of the major candidates. More...

Voters demand change (just not too much)

National Perspective

PHILADELPHIA — In an era of virulently contrary characters, in an election of eerie contradictions, one contradiction involving contrary characters not only stands out but also defines our time and our November choice. This is it:  More...

Photo

President of the Bullskin Township Historical Society, Kim Brown, responded immediately to our request for old area schoolhouse photos. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And you shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that shall endure to the end, the same shall be saved.”  — (Mark 13:13 AKJV)  Christians should not be surprised when the people of this world do not appr More...

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Hospital fundraiser   More...

Help is available for overtaxed caregivers

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m the primary caregiver for my ill, elderly father. I’m exhausted and upset all the time. What can I do to lighten my load without costing us much? Neither of us is well off. More...

Falcon Foundation inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2016

The Connellsville Area Falcon Foundation inducted the 2016 Hall of Fame class of Connellsville Area School District Friday evening before a crowd of more than 100.  More...

Scottdale Fall Festival begins with crowning of Royal Court

Scottdale Fall Festival underway

Scottdale kicked off its annual Fall Festival by crowning its 2016 Royal Court and celebrating local dogs. Formerly known as the Heritage Festival Pageant, the Miss Fall Festival Contest has been around in some form for more than 30 years. More...

Obituaries

Jasmine Alyse Blackwell

Connellsville

Jasmine Alyse Blackwell, 23, of Connellsville lost her battle with heroin addiction Thursday, September 15, 2016. She was born Aug. 30, 1993. More...

Junior Bowers

Normalville

Junior Bowers, 83, of Normalville died Wednesday, Sept. 14 at his home.  He was born Aug. More...

Kenneth Bowman

Bullskin Township

Kenneth Earl Bowman, 87 of Wooddale ( Bullskin Twp.) died Friday September 16, 2016 at his home. He was born April 24, 1929 to Robert L. Bowman and Lyda Creighton Bowman of Carpentertown. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1787, delegations from 12 states voted to approve the proposed Constitution at Philadelphia’s Constitutional Convention. More...

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Sports

Tigers blank Falcons

After a dismal effort in a Week-2 loss to Gateway, the Connellsville football team was challenged by coach Tim Karpiak to come out with a better effort in Friday’s Section 2-AAAAA home game against McKeesport More...

Bucs beat Reds in 10

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jordy Mercer had an RBI single with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, David Freese added a two-run single, and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame some shaky defense to preserve their chances in the NL wild-card race with a 9-7 win o More...

Mistakes doom Vikings in loss to McGuffey

Chris Wagner breaks from the pack during Friday’s game at McGuffey. Jamie Rankin | The Daily Courier   More...

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