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August 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Horsemanship and sheep riding round out rodeo

The Boys and Bulls event at the Fayette County Fair also included some girls and barrels and children and sheep. More...

News

Last spin of the season at the Fayette County Fair

Fairgoers soar high above the ground on the swings at the Fayette County Fair carnival. The fair concludes Saturday evening.   More...

Employer-based health coverage likely to stay awhile

WASHINGTON (AP) — Get your insurance through your employer? The ongoing political turmoil around “Obamacare” all but guarantees you’ll still be able to do that. More...

EPA chief to reconsider paying claims over mine waste spill

SILVERTON, Colo. More...

Opinion

Executive orders aren’t the only way

(AP) – In search of legislative victories, President Trump should move beyond executive orders in pushing his “Buy American” agenda. In doing so he would find plenty of bipartisan support, including from U.S. Sen. More...

The remaking of the GOP

A president campaigns with promises to achieve a specific goal. The House goes along. The Senate begins to examine the matter, accedes to various lawmakers’ demands for special favors and concessions, but the process runs into resistance.  More...

What you don’t know about home insurance could cost you

We buy homeowners insurance to protect against the high drama of our greatest fears: tornadoes ripping off the roof, fire racing up the stairs or floodwaters lapping at the front porch. More...

Sports

Carmichaels wins FCBL title

For the second year in a row, the Carmichaels Copperheads earned the right to be called champions of the Fayette County Baseball League.  Carmichaels used early two-run homers by J.W. More...

Continuity and chemistry are key components for Steelers offensive line

LATROBE (AP) — Alejandro Villanueva was in mid-answer trying to put his new contract — the one that puts the former Army Ranger-turned- NFL left tackle in charge of protecting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s bli More...

Steelers extend coach Tomlin’s contract through 2020 season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin’s strong first decade with the Pittsburgh Steelers has earned the coach the chance to work well into a second decade with the organization.  Tomlin and the team have agreed to an extension that will kee More...

Carnival worker killed in bicycle accident

Pennsylvania State Police have identified the bicyclist who was struck and killed on Route 119 in Dunbar Township Friday as Brett Warner, 27, of Burlington, N.C.  “He was an employee with the traveling carnival at the fair,” said Tro More...

Judge orders prosecutors to turn over witness information in Reese case

A Fayette County judge has ordered prosecutors to turn over information about a potential witness in the the trial of a former Connellsville police officer.  Judge Steven Leskinen gave prosecutors until noon Friday to turn over “discovery& More...

Donegal woman rejects plea offer in forgery case

A Donegal woman charged with stealing from a Connellsville business rejected a plea offer made Friday.  Tammy Keefer, 43, appeared via video-conferencing before Fayette County Judge Nancy Vernon and said she wanted more time to discuss her case More...

Obituaries

Marilyn L. Fink

Connellsville

Marilyn Lois (Miller) Fink, 91, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Woodcrest Senior Living Community, Scottdale.  She was born Nov. More...

Carol A. Lilley

Donegal

Carol Ann Lilley (nee Dodds), 74, of Donegal, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.  She was born May 13, 1943, in McKeesport, daughter of the late Clarence and Jean Kline Dodds.  More...

Susan R. Neighbors

Dunbar

Susan Renee Neighbors, 61, of Dunbar, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. She was born on June 10, 1956, in Connellsville, daughter of Cecelia A. Lucas Neighbors of Dunbar and the late Charles R. Neighbors. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.” (Revelation 14:7 AKJV)  We would do well to rem More...

Church News

Flea market/turkey dinner set   St. Pius X Parish, 222 Summit St., Mt. Pleasant, will hold a flea market from 9 a.m. to noon today in the social hall. There will be a bag sale on Saturday.  More...

Atheistic materialism, Darwinism have created fake science

Fake science is the dogmatic assertion that something is scientifically true because the scientist’s philosophical presupposition requires it to be true and not because it has been scientifically proven.  Most of the scientific community i More...

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