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August 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Taking care of business at the Fayette County Fair

Susan Horswill of Wisconsin clips a Brown Swiss calf owned by Richard Love of Scottdale in preparation for the show ring at the Fayette County Fair. More...

Scaramucci out of White House job as John Kelly takes charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director after just 11 days on the job — and just hours after former Gen. John Kelly took over as President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff.  More...

U.S. hospitals set record for fast heart attack treatment

There’s never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack. U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly they open blocked arteries, averaging under one hour for the first time since these results have been tracked. More...

Opinion

Foxconn could save Wisconsin’s economy

(AP) – Wisconsin state officials want to place an enormous bet on a single company that they believe could transform the economy in southeastern Wisconsin.  More...

Seeking wisdom and faith, not anger

“If we fill our heads with poison and junk, we make ourselves angry and dumb.”  Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles J. More...

Hobby Lobby faces $3 million fine

(AP) – Earlier this month, Hobby Lobby agreed to pay a $3 million fine and turn over thousands of artifacts smuggled out of Iraq and the Middle East in yet another unfortunate display of corporate double standards.  More...

Sports

Mill Run, Carmichaels set for FCBL finals

For the second year in a row, Mill Run and Carmichaels will go head to head in a battle for Fayette County Baseball League supremacy. More...

Pirates hold onto McCutchen, send reliever Watson to Dodgers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — His team stuck on the fringe of the playoff race — not quite in it and not quite out of it — Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington spent the hours leading up to the trade deadline weighing both blowing up his roster and More...

Steelers’ Tuitt seeks breakout season

The Pittsburgh Steelers took care of left tackle Alejandro Villanueva with a new contract at the beginning of training camp. It appears as if fourth-year defensive end Stephon Tuitt is next in line for an extension. More...

Boy testifies after suffering spinal cord injury in accident

A 15-year-old boy testified Monday from a wheelchair that he suffered a spinal cord injury in a December vehicle accident in which Colt Ruby of Connellsville was the driver.  “I can walk with a walker, but I can’t walk far or like I More...

Connellsville Police hand out two college scholarships

Two Connellsville Area High School graduates are receiving scholarships from the Connellsville Police Association.  Recipients of this year’s $1,000 scholarships are both children of retired Connellsville officers, though the competition More...

Obituaries

John P. Halfhill

Connellsville

John Paul Halfhill, 79, of Connellsville, died Friday, July 21, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.  As per the wishes of Paul, there was no public viewing or services, and interment was private.  Arrangements were under the More...

John F. Osler

South Connellsville

John French “Jack” Osler, 83, of South Connellsville, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.  He was born Oct. More...

Kathryn L. Osler

South Connellsville

Kathryn L. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“I will praise you; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are your works; and that my soul knows right well.” (Psalms 139:14 AKJV)  You are no accident. God made you. He cares about you.   More...

Crohn’s Disease can be a factor in B12 deficiency

Dear Doctor: I’m living with Crohn’s disease. Even though I feel fine, my wife is certain that it has caused me to be vitamin B12 deficient. More...

Wednesday Walks continue with Palmer Patch Town trek

Tomorrow’s Palmer Patch Town Walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. at 126 Firehouse Road, Adah. More...

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