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January 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ex-Mt. Pleasant volunteer coach pleads guilty to sending obscene texts to teens

A former volunteer coach for the Mt. Pleasant Area School District pleaded guilty to two charges of corruption of minors before Judge Rita Hathaway Tuesday.  More...

News

Rep. Warner announces re-election bid for state House

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Mt. Pleasant Borough Building office could have new tenants

An office that has stood vacant for a year and a half in the Mt. Pleasant borough building could see new tenants soon.  More...

Wesley Health Center offers free flu shots

Free flu shots are being offered by the Wesley Church Health Center located at 410 S. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast out many devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, because they knew him.” (Mark 1:34 AKJV)  Jesus still has the power to heal and deliver. More...

Aplastic anemia can’t simply be cured with iron supplements

Dear Doctor: I have aplastic anemia. It is hard to explain this to people. Most of them hear the anemia part and get stuck there. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed   Albright United Methodist Church, 1626 S. Pittsburgh St., South Connellsville, will hold a 55+ luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 25, for anyone ages 55 and older. The menu will include lasagna, corn, coleslaw and dessert. More...

F.C. judge: Breakiron trial ‘was conducted as fairly as possible’

Mark David Breakiron got the best the Fayette County judicial system could offer when he stood trial for a second time on murder charges, a county judge stated in court papers.  Judge Steve Leskinen, who presided over Breakiron’s retrial i More...

Woman arraigned on drug, weapons charges

A woman was arraigned Tuesday on felony drug and weapons charges after authorities said they raided her North Union Township home and found heroin and suspected stolen weapons.  More...

Obituaries

George Papp Jr.

Formerly of Butler

George Papp Jr., 70, of Summerfield, Fla., formerly of Butler, died Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in the Villages Regional Hospital, The Villages, Fla.  He was born Dec. 6, 1947, in New Brunswick, N.J., a son of the late George Sr. More...

Dylan S. Rosensteel

Dunbar

Dylan Scott Rosensteel, 22, of Dunbar, passed away Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, W.Va.  He was born July 14, 1995, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of Richard Rosensteel Jr., of Dunbar, and Tammy DeWitt of Somerset.  More...

William Saunders

Connellsville

William Saunders, 91, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, surrounded by his loving family in Mifflintown.  He was born on Aug. More...

Opinion

Not too late for healthier year

(AP) –– It could be that your resolution to lose weight and be healthier got tossed out with the last empty bag of Reese’s Bells.  More...

Religious groups to have equal access to FEMA funds

(AP) –– When the news turns to politics, headlines are usually dominated by big issues, the ones everybody knows at least something about.  But often it’s the little things that make a real difference in our everyday lives. More...

Trump opponents don’t know what to make of his continued success

The start of President Trump’s second year in office has given Republicans and conservatives an opportunity to review a solid list of achievements: corporate and individual tax cuts; economic growth; wage growth; a conservative Supreme Court justice; More...

Sports

Indians outshoot Falcons, 62-50

It’s bad enough when your basketball team is having trouble getting its shots to fall. Add in an opponent who is hitting well from 3-point range, and it equals trouble. More...

Dea scores first NHL goal as Pens beat Hurricanes, 3-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dominik Simon and Jean-Sebastien Dea scored 76 seconds apart in the second period, fellow rookie Casey DeSmith made 34 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Tuesday night.  Jake Guentzel ad More...

Today’s best golfers wonder what it was like to face Tiger Woods

HONOLULU (AP) — The question was as much rhetorical as it was cynical.  Matt Kuchar was playing alone on a slow Monday in Shanghai last fall, holding court on all things golf in between shots when the topic turned to Tiger Woods. More...

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