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January 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page


Accident reported in North Union Twp.

No injuries were reported in an accident that occurred at 2:19 a.m. Jan. 11 in North Union Township, state police said.  More...

Snow Queen, Mr. Irresistible Courts announced

The Snow Queen Court was announced at a recent Connellsville Area High School basketball game. More...

Case of shackled kids in California revives home-school regulation debate

Just over a week after California officials found 13 malnourished siblings allegedly held captive and apparently not missed by schools because they were being home-schooled, home-schooling advocates say they are bracing for calls for stricter oversig More...


Each of us holds key to fighting DUI

(AP) –– A panel of scientists brought some new attention to an old idea last week by calling for tightening drunken driving laws. More...

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Lindsey Graham, The Uninvited

Why does Sen. Lindsey Graham have a seat at the table on immigration? Are Jorge Ramos and Vicente Fox unavailable? More...


Gardner making a splash at Mt. Pleasant

At a very young age, Heather Gardner was involved in gymnastics, but realized the sport wasn’t for her.  So she took up swimming, and needless to say, this sport, indeed, is for her.  More...

AFC beats NFC, 24-23

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee’s Delanie Walker caught two touchdown passes, including an 18-yarder with 1:31 remaining, and the AFC beat the NFC 24-23 in a rainsoaked Pro Bowl on Sunday. More...

Falcons fall to Rams

Lauren Bubarth tallied a team-high 11 points, but the Connellsville girls basketball team lost to visiting Pine-Richland in a nonsection game on Saturday. Dani Wormack tossed in 10 points for the Falcons (7-10). More...

Connellsville leader passes along gift of art to children

Daniel Cocks is already deeply seeded in the arts community as the executive director of the Fayette County Cultural Trust.  Now he’s passing along the gift of art to children through art of his own.  More...

Patriots selling yard signs

The founder of the Connellsville Area High School Patriots apologized to the school board and members of the public if anyone was offended by an upcoming fundraising project at the January board meeting.  Linda Shearer said the yard signs the Pa More...


Richard M. Guynn


Richard Melvin Guynn, 74, of Dunbar Township, passed away at home on Jan. 25, 2018.  He was born Aug. 26, 1943 in Dunbar Township, a son of the late James A. and Ruth A. (Smith) Guynn. More...

Donald E. Sherman


Donald E. Sherman, 74, of Connellsville, passed away on Saturday Jan. 27, 2018 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born Oct. 12, 1943 in Connellsville, the son of the late John E. and June (Frederick) Sherman. More...

Norma J. Garlick


Norma J. Garlick, 84, of Connellsville passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Amber House, Mt. Pleasant.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Vito C. Martucci Funeral Home, 123 S. More...

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on this date

Today is Monday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2018. There are 336 days left in the year.  In 1820, King George III died at Windsor Castle at age 81; he was succeeded by his son, who became King George IV.  More...


Colonoscopies still best method for detecting colon cancers


DEAR DOCTOR: I know that colonoscopies are more thorough than the at-home DNA stool test for colon cancer. But how much better? I have such a terrible time with anesthesia and gas. Both make me nauseated for several days. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Activities suspended Brownfield Community Center’s regular evening activities, Tuesday music nights and Thursday karaoke, will be closed for the months of January and February. Regular activities will resume in March. Spaghetti fundraiser planned More...

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