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May 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Competitive bids opened for Dunbar Twp. paving

Dunbar Township received eight bids for this year’s road paving project, with a range of more than $36,000 between the highest and lowest bids.  More...

News

House votes to erase Obama’s health care

House Republicans narrowly passed a controversial bill to revise the Affordable Care Act, fulfilling a major Trump campaign promise but sending the measure on to an uncertain fate in the closely divided Senate.  More...

Couple charged with allowing son to drink

A Perropolis couple let their 15-yearold son consume alcohol to the point that he was “highly intoxicated” in public, borough police allege.  Joshua Logan and Laura Logan, both 36 and of 706 Walnut St., have been charged with corrupt More...

A Star Wars role? You’ll have to force it out of Laura Dern

NEW YORK (AP) — May the 4th be with you, Laura Dern, and darn all the mystery surrounding the character you’ll play as one of the latest additions to the Star Wars galaxy. More...

Opinion

Public deserved clarity in manhunt

(AP) – The national manhunt for so-called Facebook killer Steve Stephens did not have what Pennsylvania State Police Sgt. Jeremy Barni called an “ideal” ending in Erie.  More...

Do you really need beer at the movies?

(AP) – Do you really need a beer when you go to the movies?  Some people think it might be nice.  More...

How will Affordable Care Act impact us?

We’re not going to know how the new repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act will impact us personally until it hits, but here are what the proposed changes look like. More...

Sports

Falcons clinch section with win over LH

After two straight losses, the Connellsville softball team came into Thursday’s section finale at Laurel Highlands looking to accomplish a couple of things. The Falcons wanted to get back on track with a win over Laurel Highlands. More...

Vikings rally past Cougars

After the second inning of Thursday’s Section 3-AAA baseball game between Mt. Pleasant and visiting Charleroi, it looked as though the Cougars would roll to an easy win. But the Vikings rallied in the fifth inning for an 8-5 victory. More...

Mt. Pleasant girls beat Uniontown, 7-3

Chloe Poulich, Sydney Kanuch and Carolyn Alincic each smacked a double as the Mt. Pleasant softball team notched a 7-3 victory over visiting Uniontown in a Section 1-AAAA game on Thursday. Addy Kubasky ripped three singles. More...

Widow files suit against city after husband dies

The widow of a man who was struck in a Connellsville crosswalk and later died has filed suit against the city.  Imogene M. More...

Christian school offers classes to Frazier students

A new education option is opening up to students in the Frazier and Laurel Highlands school districts in the 2017-18 school year when Calvary Chapel Christian School moves from Fredericktown in Washington County to Redstone Township in Fayette County More...

May the Fourth be with you

Robbie Deason, 7, dressed as Darth Vader, trains in lightsaber fighting by hitting a balloon Wednesday during Comic CONnellsville events at the Carnegie Free Library. More...

Obituaries

Alice M. Colbert

Connellsville

Alice M. Colbert, 87, of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Golden Living Center, Waynesburg.  She was born Jan. 28, 1930, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Annie Brown.  More...

Warren R. Franks

Scottdale

Warren R. “Dick” Franks, 76, of Scottdale, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017, at his home.  He was born March 5, 1941, in Greensburg, a son of the late Florence (Fallavollitti) Snyder.  More...

Christa E. Sheppard

Formerly of Mt. Pleasant

Christa Elaine Sheppard, 40, of South Greensburg, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at her home.  She was born Aug. 3, 1976, in Mt. Pleasant, a daughter of Thomas O. More...

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Do Just One Thing

Plastic binders can be very difficult to recycle because most curbside recycling programs don’t accept this unusual grade of plastic. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.” (2 Timothy 3:7 AKJV)  This is the description of the last days when people will be easily led astray by the lies of the devil.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Rabies clinic set   The Connellsville Lions Club will hold its 10th annual rabies clinic from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Lions Square. Cost is $10 per pet for a rabies shot, $15 for a distemper shot, and $25 for a microchip. More...

Mountain Area News

The Critchfield Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Route 653/Jim Mountain Road, will host the Rev. Doug Ord, a missionary to Italy, at 7 pm. Saturday. A covered dish dinner will start at 6 pm. prior to the service. More...

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