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July 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman driving in fatal accident admitted to ARD

A woman who police said was driving on a learner’s permit during a fatal two-vehicle crash was admitted to a probationary type program earlier this month in Fayette County Court, according to court records. More...

News

Trump, administration press Republicans to back health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday from both sides of the Atlantic to keep the Senate GOP’s reworked health care bill from crashing, with the president saying wavering senators “must More...

Disney fans get look at upcoming films

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Perryopolis VFW hopes to turn over responsibility for honor roll memorial

VFW Post 7023 wants to give responsibility for the honor roll monument in Perryopolis back to the borough.  Post members John Shortman and Daniel Rabatin said during Wednesday’s meeting that age and a decline of membership is making it har More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he said to them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm to you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest is on you.” (Jonah 1:12 AKJV)  Jonah took responsibility for his sin. More...

Adult-onset allergies are not an unusual phenomenon

Dear Doctor: I’m 44 years old and have never had hay fever in my life. This spring, just as everything was turning green and the flowers were blooming, my eyes started to itch, my nose was running, and I was sneezing all the time. More...

Church News

Car show slated   The seventh annual All Souls Car Show will be held from 1-5 p.m. today at Yough Lanes, 1045 University Drive, Connellsville. Trophies will be awarded in several divisions, and there will be food and music. More...

Dawson couple charged with stealing generator

A Dawson couple faces felony theft charges after allegedly taking a generator from a Mt. More...

Mt. Pleasant teens could make difference in community

Mt. Pleasant teens are about to have a chance to organize and make a difference in their community. The Mt. Pleasant Borough Teen Council was approved by council during its Monday meeting and the first meeting to register will be held at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Gerald F. Younkin

Connellsville

Gerald Francis “Jerry” Younkin, 65, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born Nov. More...

Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National club chairman, dead at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86.  More...

Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew dies in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Christopher Wong Won, a founding member of the Miami hip-hop group 2 Live Crew whose sexually explicit lyrics triggered a national debate over the legal limits of artistic freedom, has died at the age of 53.  More...

Opinion

Pence promises return to U.S. space program

In a speech at Kennedy Space Center this past week, Vice President Mike Pence promised a return to the glory days of the U.S. space program. More...

Members of Congress, get out of town

CRAWFORD NOTCH, N.H. -- Ye are a factious crew, and enemies to all good government. Ye are a pack of mercenary wretches, and would, like Esau, sell your country for a mess of pottage, and like Judas betray your God for a few pieces of money. More...

Look before you lock

(AP) – You may have seen prints of “The Scream.” It’s kind of unforgettable, those compositions of modern art by Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch. More...

Sports

Legion looks to rebound at regionals

The Connellsville Legion baseball team has experienced its share of ups and downs this season, and despite a few recent bumps in the road, Connellsville (11-7) earned the right to compete in the Region 6 Tournament, which begins today at Hutchinson F More...

Kenseth has no regrets over end of the ride with Joe Gibbs Racing

LOUDON, N.H. More...

Bell, Bucs top Cards, 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell hit a three-run homer off Seung Hwan Oh with one out in the ninth inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.  More...

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