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February 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Flynn’s conversations with Russian ambassador evaluated

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is “evaluating the situation” regarding his embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn’s conversations with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., the White House said Monday, de More...

Senate confirms ex-banker as treasury secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate on Monday confirmed Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary despite strong objections by Democrats that the former banker ran a “foreclosure machine” when he headed OneWest Bank.  More...

Boeing workers, machinists rally ahead of unionization vote

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. More...

Opinion

Ex-coach not invited to wrestling event

Letter to the Editor

Honor. Integrity. Discipline. My husband used to demand these actions from Connellsville Area School District wrestlers. He worked diligently and tirelessly for many years to build a winning wrestling program. He worked hard for his family. More...

Trump’s travel ban called ‘sloppy order’

Several points need to be made about President Donald Trump’s executive order barring entry to the United States by residents from seven countries — regardless of whether they are travelers, students, guest workers or refugees.  More...

Pray for people at the center of news stories

I used to host a radio show with Steve Bannon. Yes, that Steve Bannon.  More...

Sports

1992 wrestling champs to be honored

The 1991-92 school year was a time of firsts for Connellsville High School athletics. It was also one of the best school years in the rich history of Connellsville sports. More...

Mt. Pleasant’s Kaputa to play soccer at Seton Hill University

The Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team’s loss will be Seton Hill University’s gain next season. More...

Connellsville swimmers split with Cavaliers

Gracey Fiesta, Carlee Shreve, Nicole Wood and Tatum Detwiler finished first in the 400 freestyle relay with a WPIAL-qualifying time of 3:55.09, and the quartet also won the 200 freestyle relay (1:47.27) as the Connellsville girls swim team beat host More...

‘If there is a God, maybe he’ll look out for me’

Breakiron wrote these words in a letter to his family after 1987 Martin murder

A Fayette County jury heard on Monday the words of Mark David Breakiron from nearly 30 years ago. More...

South Connellsville could lose liability, criminal insurance

South Connellsville Borough Council President Karen Holbrook said during Monday’s regular meeting that the borough could lose its general liability and criminal insurance, putting the borough at risk to potentially cut several services to resid More...

Obituaries

Betty L. Lowe

Indian Head

Betty Louise Showman Lowe, 91, a lifelong resident of Indian Head, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. More...

Dolores J. Pompura

Connellsville

Dolores Jean Pompura, 75, of Connellsville, died Sunday, Feb. More...

Former U.S. Representative Roberts, nicknamed “Marlboro Man,” dies at 83

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Clint Roberts, a South Dakota rancher who corralled cowboy roles on television and auditioned to be the “Marlboro Man,” a nickname that stuck in Congress, has died. He was 82. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1779, British explorer James Cook was killed on the island of Hawaii.  In 1859, Oregon was admitted as the 33rd U.S. state  In 1912, Arizona was admitted as the 48th U.S. state.   More...

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Bible Digest

“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” (Psalms 27:14 AKJV)  Be patient. God is at work. His time is always just right.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Bingo slated   Everson Volunteer Fire Company will host $5 bingo at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Admission is $5, and extra cards are $5. Hoagies will be sold for $5 during bingo and also will be on sale Friday and Saturday mornings. More...

Conn-Area Catholic to present its 12th musical

Conn-Area Catholic School will proudly present its 12th annual musical theatre production, “High School Musical Jr.”, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Edwin S. Porter Theatre in the Connellsville Community Center. More...

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