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New water plant could be put out for bids late next year

Depending on how the permitting process goes, it will be at least a year before the North Fayette Municipal Authority can seek bids for its new water treatment plant. More...

News

GOP senators blister Trump, reveal party at war with itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pair of senators from President Donald Trump’s own Republican Party blistered him with criticism Tuesday in a dramatic day of denunciation that laid bare a GOP at war with itself.  More...

GOP launches new probes at Clinton’s emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday revived familiar themes from the 2016 election, launching new probes looking back at the Obama administration and Democrat Hillary Clinton’s emails as close associates of President Donald Tru More...

Trump allows refugee admissions to resume

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday allowed the resumption of refugee admissions as a complete ban he instituted four months ago expired, but the administration is adding “enhanced” screening procedures and a 90-day More...

Opinion

Trump could block release of Kennedy’s assassination records

(AP) –– This is the time conspiracy theorists have been anticipating for 25 years.  In just a few days they will have access to their Holy Grail, their ultimate prize.  Or will they?  For more than half a century, what real More...

Let’s turn our backs on extremists in U.S.

(AP) –– Like many people in the Region, Eric Krieg, of Munster, was active on social media. Krieg frequented online message boards and groups, including on Facebook, that regularly spew incivility and venom. More...

Is tone of Trump-Russia probe changing?

Have you noticed? More...

Sports

Connellsville volleyball team advances

Connellsville’s volleyball team may be small in terms of roster size, but the Falcons are producing big results.  On Tuesday, the Falcons started the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs in impressive fashion, as they scored a 25-23, 25-15, 25-19 win More...

Southmoreland netters fall to Burrell in dramatic fashion

After a very strong regular season that included 13 wins, the Southmoreland volleyball team had its season come to an end in a dramatic preliminary round WPIAL Class AA playoff match on Tuesday evening at Norwin High School.  The Scotties lost i More...

Roaring Lions wrap up regular season with win

Machaela Hall racked up 28 assists and four digs as the Penn State Fayette volleyball team (21-6, 13-3) defeated Greater Allegheny, 3-0, in the final game of the regular season. More...

PennDOT to leave guess work out of snowy conditions this winter

PennDOT is working to leave the guesswork out of snowy conditions this winter with a new tool. A color-coded map, available through www.511PA.com, will show motorists where snow plows have been on state-owned roads. More...

Armstrong donates money to cancer dinner

Mike Burns, the general manager for Armstrong in Connellsville, presents Marilyn Weaver, executive director of Wesley Health Center, with a check for $1,800 to cover the cost of the second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Dinner.   More...

Mt. Pleasant Borough wants to breathe new life into closed synagogue

Mt. Pleasant’s synagogue might have been shuttered years ago, but some borough residents would like to breathe new life into one of the borough’s oldest churches.  Billielynne Hoadwonic and Danielle Roe, both of Mt. More...

Obituaries

Janet R. Bigham

Normalville

Janet R. Ranker Bigham, 90, of Normalville, passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville.  She was born Dec. 18, 1926, in Connellsville, a daughter of the late Fred and Margaret Shaw Ranker.  More...

Jack D. Hunter

Formerly of Mt. Pleasant

Jack D. Hunter, 84, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Messiah Village, Mechanicsburg.  He was born Feb. 16, 1933, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of the late Margaret (Little) and James Hunter Sr.  More...

Betty L. Jones

Everson

Betty Lou (Roadman) Jones, 77, of Everson, has gone with God, Saturday, Oct. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.” (Matthew 10:28 AKJV)  The person we should fear is God Himself. More...

Man’s sudden weight loss may be attributable to wife’s passing

Dear Doctor: I am a 72-year-old male with no health problems other than GERD, which is well-controlled, and neurological problems associated with a back injury and surgeries. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Gift registration slated   More...

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