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June 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Church holds vesper service for CASD seniors

A vespers service for the Connellsville Senior High School class of 07 was held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of God on Breakneck Road. Indy M. More...

Trump pulls out of global accord

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was pulling the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat global warming and distancing the country from its closest allies abroad. More...

Chris Cornell’s widow still awaiting details about his death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell’s widow says she’s grateful for the support her family has received in the wake of the Soundgarden frontman’s death last month, but she still doesn’t know what caused him to hang himself. More...

Lifestyles

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Bible Digest

“Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path.” (Psalms 119:105 AKJV)  The Bible will give you the wisdom you need. Read it and apply it.   More...

Hoarders often find cognitive behavioral therapy beneficial

Dear Doctor: I’m a 77-yearold woman, and I’m a hoarder. Well, maybe I’m a hoarder. Or maybe I’m just lazy or even a procrastinator. Regardless, how can I get myself in gear?   More...

Connellsville man pleads guilty to sexual assault

A Connellsville man pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual assault charges that stemmed from a 2015 incident in the city and involved a teenage girl.  Scott Arthur Brozik, 51, pleaded guilty to statutory sexual assault, a felony, and two other offens More...

Seniors graduate tonight in CASD

Connellsville Area High School and Connellsville Career and Technical Center will graduate 322 seniors at 6:30 p.m. tonight. The commencement will feature two valedictorians and two salutatorians. More...

Obituaries

Helen Shuder

Connellsville

Helen (Martik) Shuder, 87, of Connellsville, passed away suddenly at her home on May 29, 2017, and joined the party on the hill.  She was born Nov. More...

Convicted former Auschwitz guard Hanning dies in Germany at age 95

BERLIN (AP) — Reinhold Hanning, a former SS sergeant whose conviction last year on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an Auschwitz guard was hailed as a long-overdue victory for Holocaust victims, has died.  He was 95.&nb More...

Argentine golf great De Vicenzo dead

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Roberto De Vicenzo, known has much for his scorecard error at the Masters as his British Open victory that made him Argentina’s first major golf champion, died Thursday afternoon at his home in Buenos Aires.  He w More...

Opinion

W. Va. rural areas lose population

The United States is, of course, organized by states.  But economists say the real driving force for growth and development are not necessarily the statewide entities, but the metropolitan areas within the states and those that often spill acros More...

Jail is no place for mentally ill

(AP) – For five years, advocates of people with severe mental illness have fought for legislation in Kentucky designed to break the revolving cycle of hospitals, jails and homelessness.  This session, their effort paid off — almost.& More...

Are ‘fake news’ claims reality?

Where I come from, sucker-punching or body-slamming an unsuspecting adversary isn’t the mark of a tough guy. It’s a punk move, a half step above smacking a woman. More...

Sports

Mill Run defeats Economy Electric, 4-1

Mill Run has gotten off to a strong start in the Fayette County Baseball League, and on Thursday, the Millers remained undefeated with a nice 4-1 victory over Economy Electric in a game played in Oliver.  Jimmy Malone led the way with a complete More...

Jake’s Ladder: Guentzel climbing playoff record book for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The fresh-faced, 22-year-old rookie who leads the NHL in playoff goals — a hot streak that has him in the middle of the Conn Smythe Trophy conversation given to the postseason MVP — was once too embarrassed to shoo More...

Predators coach refuses to discuss possible goalie change

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

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