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June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Perry Township receives grant funding for roads

Browneller Run and Wickhaven Hollow Road are getting a bit of help thanks to a grant from Pennsylvania’s Dirt Gravel, and Low Volume Road Maintenance Program. “It includes limited access paved roads and a lot of townships have those. More...

News

Trump wishes Comey luck, allies aim at FBI director’s credibility

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and its allies are scrambling for ways to offset potential damage from fired FBI Director James Comey’s highly anticipated congressional testimony, an appearance that could expose new details about his discussions wi More...

Connellsville Rotary Club members honored recently

Two Rotary Club of Connellsville members were recently honored at the annual District Conference held at the Summit Inn, Uniontown.  Robin Bubarth and Max House both became second-time Paul Harris Fellows and were recognized at the conference.& More...

Police reports listed

Television stolen   Someone broke the rear window of a vehicle, then went into a Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.” (Proverbs 28:13 AKJV)  This is a truth that we need to always remember. Sin is a problem. Only God can fix it.   More...

Meningioma diagnosis often not a cause for concern

Dear Doctor: I’ve recently been diagnosed with meningioma, but my doctor tells me not to worry about it. That can’t be right. What should I know? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Wednesday Walks held   The Fayette County Healthy Lifestyles Task Force will hold its ninth annual Wednesday Walks series. The first Connellsville walk will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at Yough River Park.  Board meeting scheduled   More...

Veterans participate in rededication ceremony

Tuesday was the perfect day for the rededication of the Connellsville War Memorial at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Pittsburgh Street, marking the 73rd anniversary of D-Day. More...

Connellsville man awaiting bank robbery trial assaulted in prison

An inmate in the Fayette County Prison assaulted another man who is awaiting trial in connection with robbing the Somerset Trust Bank branch in Connellsville in March, according to court papers. More...

Obituaries

Gary A. Henry

Greensburg

Gary Allen Henry, 66, of Greensburg, died Monday, June 5, 2017.  He was born March 6, 1951, in Connellsville, a son of the late Donald “Dirt” Henry and Cleo (Freeman) Henry.  More...

Roger Smith, star of ‘77 Sunset Strip,’ dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Roger Smith, who brought glamour to the TV detective genre as a hip private eye on “77 Sunset Strip,” has died. He was 84. More...

Dan Lynch, longtime upstate New York journalist, dies at 71

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dan Lynch, a former New York newspaper reporter and editor who spent most of his decades-long journalism career in Albany, where he also hosted radio and television shows, has died. He was 71. More...

Opinion

Connellsville woman thanks honest couple

Letter to the Editor

Dear Daily Courier Editor,  I wanted to publicly thank Mr. Todd Miller and his wife Christina for their integrity.  Recently, Mr. Miller hit my car as it was parked. I was in a local store. More...

Media strategy key to successful presidency

(AP) – President Franklin Delano Roosevelt spoke directly with the American people in his fireside chats.  Ronald Reagan mastered the art of the nationally televised address from the Oval Office.  Donald Trump paved a path to the Whit More...

It’s time for Republicans to govern

On Nov. 9, 2016, in the stunned afterglow of Republicans taking the White House and holding both chambers of Congress, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor put it plainly: More...

Sports

Commodores get first state win

Coming off of a WPIAL championship, the first in the program’s history, the Frazier softball team didn’t exactly look like itself during the early stages of its PIAA Class AA opener against Lakeview on Tuesday at North Allegheny High School. More...

Penguins head home upbeat despite two road losses to Predators

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The goals that came so easily to the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final — the ones that arrived in bunches and seemed to signal an emphatic end to Pekka Rinne’s spectacular play More...

Better Edge beats Mill Run

Bob Finn hit a home run, singled twice and knocked in two runs as Better Edge beat host Mill Run in Fayette County Baseball League action on Tuesday. Finn also struck out 10 batters to earn the win on the mound. More...

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