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Mt. Pleasant residents continue to voice flooding concerns with borough council

Residents were back at Mt. More...

News

Mt. Pleasant Borough discusses road projects

Roads were a major discussion during Monday’s Mt. More...

Bikes raffled with free lunch at recent event in Everson

If you ask the children of Everson, there is such a thing as a free lunch and a chance to win a bicycle, too.  A free lunch program operates each summer at Centennial Park in Everson and in an effort to increase participation, borough council se More...

Police news listed

Charges filed   A Pittsburgh man, David Paul Lyons, 60, was charged with public drunkenness after Connellsville police found him along the bike trail Aug. 3 with an open beer can and signs of intoxication.  Woman arrested   More...

Opinion

Trump’s proposal will eliminate half of green cards

(AP) – The immigration debate through the decades has featured the pious pronouncement that no one being depicted as a foe of immigration was talking about legal immigration. As the familiar challenge goes: What part of illegal don’t you understand? More...

State Department divided on mission

As part of what he calls a “redesign” of the State Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has surveyed more than 35,000 State employees on the most fundamental questions facing the organization.  More...

Sobriety checkpoints send strong message

(AP) – There’s solid reasoning behind state and local police announcing impaired driving checkpoints before the actual enforcement.  They’re trying to send a strong message that folks can and should expect to be arrested if the More...

Sports

Cunningham makes commitment to Kent State

As many high school athletes begin to reach the end of their scholastic careers, a big decision usually looms. More...

Steelers’ James ready to step in as starting tight end

LATROBE (AP) – Jesse James has prepared the last two off-seasons to be the starting tight end for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Heath Miller, the most decorated tight end in team history, unexpectedly retired following the 2015 season, and the More...

McIlroy feeling right at home at Quail Hollow for the PGA

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Woman pleads no contest to new charge

In exchange, Fayette County judge drops solicitation to commit homicide charge against her

A South Connellsville woman pleaded no contest Tuesday to terroristic threats and retail theft charges in exchange for having a solicitation to commit homicide charge dropped, her attorney said.  Susan Carr-Wilson, 46, appeared before Fayette Co More...

F.C. jury acquits Uniontown woman of assaulting child

A Fayette County jury acquitted a Uniontown woman Tuesday of all charges in connection with an incident involving a 4-year-old child last year.  The jury of seven men and five women acquitted Amanda Pierce, 30, of charges of aggravated assault, More...

New pastor has long history at Highland Baptist Church

Highland Baptist Church in Connellsville has been Lee Johnson’s home church since he was a teen. He married the pastor’s daughter and this past April he took over as pastor himself.  More...

Obituaries

Frances P. Gillespie

Formerly of Connellsville

Frances P. Gillespie, 97, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in the Bridgeville Rehabilitation and Care Center.  She was born Dec. More...

Loretta Martinchalk

Lemont Furnace

Loretta Martinchalk, 88, of Lemont Furnace, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Mt. Macrina Manor.  She was born March 19, 1929, in Dunbar, daughter of Edna Watson.  She was a member of St. Aloysius R.C. More...

Ruth M. Seighman

Mt. Pleasant

Ruth Marie Swartz Seighman, 76, of Mt. Pleasant, was born Dec. 29, 1940, and passed away Aug. 6, 2017.  She was the daughter of the late L.K.Swartz and Margaret Mohler Swartz, and the wife of George Seighman.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Cause me to hear your loving kindness in the morning; for in you do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul to you.” (Psalms 143:8 AKJV)  Start your day with the Lord. More...

Pulsating sounds in head may be pulsatile tinnitus

Dear Doctor: A few months ago, I started to hear pulsating sounds in my head. I finally came to realize it was my blood pulsing. The sound is always there, but really only noticeable when I’m in bed or sitting quietly. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions scheduled   More...

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