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December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Daily Courier collects Toys for Tots

Addison Richter, 6, of Bullskin Township dropped off toys Tuesday at the Daily Courier office. The newspaper will be collecting Toys for Tots for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve until Dec. 14.   More...

News

Leaders seek to end GOP issues over bill that would avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans tried quelling GOP divisions over the budget and a partisan immigration clash simmered in the background as leaders labored Tuesday to push a short-term spending bill through Congress by week’s end and av More...

Q&A: After Conyers resigns, what’s next on misconduct front?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The resignation of Democratic Rep. More...

4-H Club delivers Toys for Tots

The New Horizons 4-H Club collected Toys for Tots and delivered them to the Daily Courier office on Tuesday. The newspaper will be collecting Toys for Tots for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve until Dec. 14.   More...

Opinion

Which tax plan will prevail?

(AP) –– Competing versions of the Republican tax plan cleared both chambers of Congress in the last two weeks. Now a big question remains: Which version will prevail?  There are myriad differences in how the bills treat income. More...

Student-athletes should realize value of free college education

(AP) –– Big-time college football is down to its final four teams for its version of the national championship. Did the committee which determined the four “best” teams get it right? Probably, but that is not the point of this editorial. More...

Why Alabama Senate race is shifting

After all that has happened, the Alabama Senate race appears to be reverting to a fundamental political truth: A state that is one of the most Republican in the nation is likely to vote Republican. More...

Sports

Falcons in position to build on success

Last year, the Connellsville wrestling team underwent some big changes and with some turnover on the mat, coupled with a new coach and staff, expectations weren’t exactly through the roof for the 2016-17 squad. More...

Steelers beat Cincy in another improbable comeback victory

CINCINNATI (AP) — Linebacker Ryan Shazier stayed overnight in a hospital with a back injury while the rest of the Steelers headed home with yet another improbable comeback in hand, one that was so much like all the rest at Paul Brown Stadium.&n More...

Fayette men roar past New Kensington in home opener

Marvin Sidon racked up 27 points and the Penn State Fayette men’s basketball team (4- 3, 2-1) bounced back from a slim halftime deficit to defeat Penn State New Kensington, 75-65, in the Roaring Lions’ home opener. More...

Lawmakers call for Constitutional Convention

It’s been 50 years since the last Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention and several area lawmakers are among those supporting proposed legislation calling for a limited Constitutional Convention.  More...

South Connellsville police chief no longer seeks to quash search warrant

South Connellsville’s police chief no longer is seeking to quash a search warrant or suppress evidence obtained by it. Chief Russell Miller’s attorney, Michelle Kelley, recently filed a motion in Fayette County Court about the withdrawal. More...

City teen charged with drug offenses

A Connellsville teen who was pulled out of a car by police last week after he allegedly threatened to shoot a 2-year-old during a home invasion had stamp bags of heroin on him when searched by authorities, according to court papers.  Malcolm Dye More...

Obituaries

Lacey F. Kashuba

Connellsville

Lacey Fisch Kashuba, 36, of Connellsville, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  She was born June 3, 1981, in Mt. More...

William A. Leapline Sr.

Dunbar

William A. “Fog” Leapline Sr., 69, of Dunbar, died Dec. 2, 2017, at home.  He was born Dec. More...

Robin L. Shroyer

Formerly of Normalville

Robin Lee Shroyer, 49, of Barberton, Ohio, formerly of Normalville, died Monday, Dec. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and you, when you had seen it, repented not afterward, that you might believe him.” (Matthew 21:32 AKJV)  It More...

Abundance of parabens in everyday products concerns reader

Dear Doctor: Like millions of other women, I’ve always slathered myself with moisturizers and creams without paying any attention to the ingredients. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Dinner postponed   There will be no Bullskin Ladies Auxliary dinner for the month of December.  Youth group formed   More...

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