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February 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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A glorious summer-like day at Ohiopyle State Park

  The above photos capture the beautiful summer-like weather that visited Ohiopyle State Park and Fayette County on Friday when recording-breaking temperatures soared into the upper 70s. Cindy Ekas| The Daily Courier   More...

Luke’s Choir to host jamboree to support Children’s Hospital

Luke’s Choir, a nonprofit organization, invites the public to the first-ever Luke’s Choir Jamboree, a special event that seeks to raise funds for the Heart Institute of UPMC Children’s Hospital, in addition to spreading awareness of More...

Wood County Technical Center welcomes therapy dog

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Opinion

State convention sought to amend U.S. Constitution

(AP) – The Tennessee state Senate passed a resolution last week calling for a convention of the states to amend the U.S. Constitution. More...

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Veterans teach citizens many lessons

Bob Michel, who died last week at 93, was elected to Congress from his hometown of Peoria, Illinois in 1956 and served for 38 years. More...

Sports

Falcons earn three section titles

With the team portion of the season now in the rearview mirror, many members of the Connellsville wrestling team were able to take a good first step when it came to the highly-anticipated individual portion of their schedule. More...

Four local AA wrestlers qualify for states

A total of four local Class AA wrestlers have earned the right to compete in the upcoming state tournament thanks to impressive showings at the PIAA Southwest Regional on Friday and Saturday at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More...

Pens top Flyers at Heinz Field

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The pomp. The circumstance. The spectacle. Sidney Crosby’s used to all of it. More...

YMCA to host national bodybuilding competition

A national bodybuilding competition is set for the Regional Family YMCA of Laurel Highlands April 8. The competition will be hosted by the American National Bodybuilding Federation. More...

Obituaries

Dale A. Detwiler

Dunbar

Dale Alan Detwiler, 33, of Dunbar died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. He was born Feb. 22, 1984 in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Jeffery and Brenda (Jacobs) Detwiler of Dunbar.  Dale was a member of Dunbar Baptist Church. More...

Rose E. Novak

Dunbar

Rose Elizabeth (Gambone) Novak of Dunbar passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at her home, one day after celebrating her 97th birthday surrounded by her beloved family. She was born Feb. More...

Margaret ‘Jiggs’ Sheets

Wooddale

Margaret Ann “Jiggs” Detwiler Sheets, 87, of Wooddale, went to her heavenly reward surrounded by her children and spouses at her side on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. She was born March 15, 1929 in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

TV’S BEST BETS

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New Mom Returning to Work Wants to Find Right Day Care

DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: I am a new mom to a sweet baby boy. I am (or was) very career-oriented and never in a million years thought I would want to be a stay-at-home mom. I will have to return to work shortly, and I’m really struggling. More...

ASTROGRAPH

PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) -- Express your feelings and plans. Focus on the good things you have to offer and go out of your way to assist the people you care for and love.   More...

Lifestyles

Fibrates may be better option than statins for some

Dear Doctor: My friends and I are all getting older, and I’ve noticed that some of them are on statins to lower their cholesterol. My doctor chose a fibrate for me, Lopid (gemfibrozil). More...

Fay-West Calendar

Bullskin Opry scheduled   More...

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