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December 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Crews called out for multi-vehicle accident on Route 119 in Dunbar Township

Three fire departments, an ambulance service and the state police responded to a multi-vehicle accident Thursday evening on Route 119 northbound just south of the intersection with Dunbar and Arch Bridge roads.  More...

News

House backs temporary spending bill to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican led House narrowly passed a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown Thursday, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punting disputes on immigration, health care and national securit More...

Armstrong Cable to feature Heart Telethon REWIND

Armstrong Cable will be taking a trek into the past to close the year with a special feature showcasing the Heart Telethon’s history.  More...

‘Obamacare’ surprise: Strong showing as nearly 9M sign up

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably strong show of consumer demand, nearly 9 million people signed up for “Obamacare” next year, as government numbers out Thursday proved predictions of its collapse wrong yet again.  More...

Opinion

It’s about time for the awakening

(AP) – You can’t go a couple of hours, it seems, without hearing about another previously admired man being exposed as a cad or a criminal.  Did you hear about Tavis Smiley? More...

It’s now or never if Trump wants to fire Mueller

“The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the convinced Communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction (i.e., the reality of experience) and the distinction between true and false (i.e., the s More...

It’s up to the living to protect the dead

(AP) – Vandalism at one of Johnson City’s oldest cemeteries earlier this year has sparked a campaign to protect the property. More...

Sports

Mt. Pleasant swimmers sweep Connellsville

The Connellsville swim team saw a few swimmers earn personal best times in the Falcons’ second meet in as many days, but it was host Mt. Pleasant coming up with the non-section sweep. More...

Gators knock off Maples

It wasn’t easy, but the Geibel girls basketball team found a way to win its second game in a row. More...

Commodores, Scotties get section victories

Brooke Poling scored a game-high 26 points and Sierra Twigg followed with 20 points as the Frazier girls basketball team posted a 73- 40 victory over visiting Carmichaels in a Section 3-AA game on Thursday. More...

F.C. Airport Authority budget won’t rely on public funding

Business is up at the Joseph A. More...

F.C. Sheriff warns against scammer claiming to be deputy

The Fayette County sheriff’s office won’t ask for money over the phone. So if you receive a call from someone claiming to be deputy Mark Davis advising that you owe money for fines, don’t do as they ask. More...

Obituaries

Agnes R. McLean

New Stanton

Agnes R. Rice McLean, 85, of New Stanton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at her home.  Agnes was born Sept. 5, 1932, in Brinkerton, the daughter of the late George F. Musgrove Sr. and Bessie Mae Ballew Smith.  More...

Sandra R. Porter

Scottdale

Sandra R. (Herbert) Porter, 71, of Scottdale, passed away Tuesday, Dec. More...

Savanna S. Porterfield

Mill Run

Savanna Star Porterfield, 17, of Normalville (Springfield Township), passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.  She was born June 14, 2000, in Uniontown. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

The Bible Digest is currently unavailable due to server issues with the Highland  Baptist Church website.   More...

Mountain Area News

The C Glee Wee Ones are preparing “A Pirate Christmas,” a holiday musical for young voices, written by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson, to be performed at 7 p.m. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of Dec. 18 are as follows:  Connellsville   Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults.  The main center is located at 100 E. More...

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