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Positions could be eliminated next week

In Mt. Pleasant School District

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News

Trump says Obama aide might have broken the law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused his predecessor’s national security adviser of breaking the law, one month after he accused former President Barack Obama of illegally wiretapping him.  More...

Thousands of defects found on oil train routes

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — When a freight train derailed in the Montana town of Culbertson, spilling 27,000 gallons of crude oil, investigators blamed the 2015 accident on defective or missing fasteners used to hold the tracks in place.  More...

Troopers describe chaos after sniper targeted barracks

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Opinion

Journalists write ‘real news’ stories

(AP) – In this age of astounding technological advances, people across the globe have access to more information than at any time in history. More...

Tighter gun laws to reduce homicides

(AP) – Poverty, joblessness, and other societal problems may form the roots leading to a higher murder rate when African Americans are the victims, but too many guns are the fertilizer that makes that statistic grow.  A new report released More...

Trump wants to run nation like business

WASHINGTON – Government, we have heard over and over since Donald J. More...

Sports

Falcons fly past Jaguars, 4-2

The Connellsville softball team had one shaky inning in Wednesday’s Section 2-AAAAA game at home, but the Falcons bounced back to turn in a good all-around effort and defeat Thomas Jefferson, 4-2. More...

Connellsville defeats Kiski

Connellsville baseball coach Rob Orndorff often talks about adversity and how it is handled. On Wednesday, the Falcons dealt with it quite well. More...

CAHS track team tops LH

Nicole Wood placed first in the discus (107-5 1/2), javelin (100- 2 1/2) and shot put (32-11) as the Connellsville girls track team beat visiting Laurel Highlands, 77 1/2-72 1/2 in Section 2-AAA action on Wednesday. More...

Charges dropped against S. Connellsville woman

A South Connellsville woman, whose name is mentioned in a federal lawsuit filed against the borough and its police chief, is no longer facing some criminal charges.  More...

Wesley Health, Community Ministries team up for tobacco cessation classes

Connellsville Area Community Ministries and Wesley Health Center are teaming up with Fayette County Drug and Alcohol Commission to offer free tobacco cessation classes beginning June 5.  More...

Obituaries

Doris D. Davis

Scottdale

Doris D. “Gracie” Dannecker Davis, 94, of Scottdale, died late Monday evening, April 3, 2017, at Easy Living Country Estates, Hunker.  Doris was born May 21, 1922, in Everson, a daughter of the late Walter Dannecker.  More...

Patricia V. Karadus

Mt. Pleasant

Patricia “Pati” V. Karadus, 70, Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully on April 3, 2017, at the home of her son in Dixonville, Pa.  She was born July 21, 1946, in Pittsburgh, the daughter of Harold and Virginia (Jones) Ford.  More...

Donald E. Miller

Formerly of Indian Head

Donald E. (Joe) Miller, formerly of Indian Head, passed away Sept. 14, 2016, in Virginia. He was the son of the late Eugene and Hazel Romesburg Miller of Indian Head. He served with the United State Army for 30 years. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

When it comes to paper coffee filters, you’ll often see two choices at the supermarket: There are white filters and unbleached ones, which are a tan color. What’s the difference? It all comes down to how the paper is treated. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Class meeting held   The Connellsville Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at noon today at Miedel’s Restaurant, Connellsville. All classmates are welcome.  SCVFC events upcoming   More...

Scottdale Writers Group holding contest for high school students

Calling all writers: The Scottdale Writers Group is holding an open writing contest for students in grades 9-12 residing within the Southmoreland School District. The theme is “I Wish I Could.” The submission date is on or before May 1. More...

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