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January 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Connellsville Board of Health seeks three members

Connellsville Board of Health is in need of new members.  The board is currently seeking three members to fill the vacated seats, said city health officer Tom Currey.  More...

Spicer tells reporters and media ‘Our intention is never to lie to you’

NEW YORK (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a roomful of reporters that “our intention is never to lie to you,” although sometimes the Trump administration may “disagree with the facts.”  More...

Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns

BEIJING (AP) — People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence. More...

Opinion

Prayer offered for Trump, Congress

Letter to the Editor

Our new president was sworn in. We Christians have a duty. The Bible tells us to pray for all those in authority -- 1 Timothy 2: 1-2. More...

Marketplace has been rough on coal

(AP) -- President Trump campaigned as an agent of change in coal country. He told audiences in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and elsewhere that he would bring jobs back. It was hard to see how exactly in the fall, and it is no less so today. More...

Fake news claims aren’t new

(AP) -- Donald Trump’s latest salvo against the media and the U.S. intelligence community is to accuse both of planting “fake news” to delegitimize his presidency. More...

Sports

Vikings fall to Golden Eagles

There wasn’t much of a difference in play between the Mt. Pleasant and Keystone Oaks girls basketball teams during Monday’s Section 3-AAAA game at Mt. Pleasant High School. More...

Scotties knock off Leopards, 68-55

Olivia Porter scored a game-high 31 points to lead the Southmoreland girls basketball team to a 68-55 win over visiting Belle Vernon in a Section 3-AAAA game on Monday. Carissa Cyphert dropped in 12 points for the Scotties (10-6, 3-6).  More...

Steelers head into offseason with promise, questions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The roll that carried the Pittsburgh Steelers from adrift at midseason to the cusp of the Super Bowl came to a sudden and emphatic stop in New England.  The pain of the one-sided 36-17 loss to Tom Brady and the Patriots More...

Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum welcomes new board member

In August’s swelter, local glass industry enthusiast Josh Bair was working the grape fields on his full-time job at Greendance Winery when his cell phone rumbled to life. More...

State police probe robbery

State Police at Uniontown are investigating a Sunday afternoon robbery that occurred at Breakneck Market. A report released Monday says that at 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

John W. Askey

Scottdale

John William Askey, 59, of Scottdale, died Friday evening, Jan. 20, 2017, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while being comforted by his loving family.  He was born in Mt. Pleasant on Oct. More...

Jacquelyn N. Gallagher

Connellsville

Jacquelyn Naomi Gallagher, 90, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. More...

Samuel E. Nudo

Dawson

Samuel Edward “Ed” Nudo, 72, of Dawson, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.  Ed was born Nov. 12, 1944, in Connellsville, a son of the late Samuel J. and Marie (Orr) Nudo. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1848, gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill, setting off the California Gold Rush.  In 1984, the first Apple Macintosh computer went on sale.  In 1995, the O.J. More...

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BIBLE DIGEST

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28 AKJV)  Our part is to love the Lord. He will take care of the rest.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Bullskin Opry scheduled The next Bullskin Opry will be held from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Bullskin Grange Hall at 938 Pleasant Valley Road, Mt. Pleasant (Rt. 982 in Bullskin Township). Doors open at 5 pm. More...

Connellsville Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for awards

The Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce has announced that they are seeking nominations for the following award categories: The Athena Award; Community Service Award individual; Community Service Award group; Distinguished Citizen; and Beautifi More...

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