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June 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fiery fun at KidsFest

Nicholas Jacobyansky juggles fire during the 12th Annual Connelslville Lions Club KidsFest.   More...

Lemont Furnace man faces aggravated assault charges

A Lemont Furnace man reached back in a vehicle while driving and struck a child, bruising her cheek, state police at Uniontown said.  Travis Alan Check, 19, of 1465 Connellsville Road, was arraigned late Monday night on charges of aggravated ass More...

Uniontown man charged with sexual assault

A Uniontown man sexually assaulted a teenage boy during an about two-month period in 2015 in North Union Township, state police at Uniontown said.  Jamelle Miguel Fairfax, 30, of 8 Searight Ave., was charged Monday with statutory sexual assault More...

Opinion

Pre-existing protection under health care law should not be overturned

(AP) –– Polls consistently show that Republicans and Democrats agree about the need to protect the health coverage of those Americans with pre-existing conditions.  For all the division over the Affordable Care Act, both sides favor More...

911 text technology has proven a lifesaver

(AP) –– 911 text technology has already proven a lifesaver.  Data-mining. Hacking. Cyberbullying. Spoofing.  Evil turns in technology seem ever-present. More...

What does it mean to ‘approve’ of Trump?

Donald Trump is riding a wave of popularity, at least by Trump standards.  The president’s job approval rating hit 44.6 percent this week in the RealClear- Politics average of polls.  That is the highest it has been since March 2017.& More...

Sports

Mill Run bests Better Edge, 4-2

In a battle of St. Vincent College pitchers, Mill Run’s Jimmy Malone out-dueled Better Edge’s Fred Gillespie, helping the Millers earn a 4-2 home victory in Fayette County Baseball League action on Tuesday evening.  More...

Steelers’ Antonio Brown needed time to ‘get my mind right’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown didn’t skip out on the vast majority of the Pittsburgh Steelers organized team activities to make a statement. Or to disrespect the backup quarterbacks. More...

Connellsville Legion dumps Jefferson-Morgan, 12-3

Nolan Porterfield singled twice, doubled and drove in four runs as Connellsville defeated host Jefferson-Morgan, 12-3 in Fayette Legion baseball action on Tuesday. More...

Paving projects moving forward in Scottdale

Paving projects are moving forward in Scottdale after borough council accepted a bid from Morgan Excavating Monday night.  The company submitted the low bid for the project at $100,168.61.  More...

South Connellsville hires three part-time police officers, secretary

South Connellsville Council hired three part-time police officers this week.  Council hired James Shaw Sr., Daniel Reda and Thomas Leichliter during the board’s regular meeting Monday. More...

Obituaries

Herbert F. Chearney

Mt. Pleasant

Herbert F. Chearney, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Westmoreland Manor.  He was born July 26, 1935, in Acme, a son of the late Rudolph and Beulah Snyder Chearney.  More...

Goldie M. Echard

Connellsville

Goldie M. Echard, 88, of Connellsville, formerly of White, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in the Bethlen Home, Ligonier.  She was born Jan. More...

Robert L. Covert

Mt. Pleasant

Robert L. Covert, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, died peacefully Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Bonita Springs, Fla., surrounded by his loving family.  Mr. Covert was born Nov. 30, 1935, in Mt. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For whoever exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.” (Luke 14:11 AKJV)  Humility is big in the eyes of God.   More...

Angioedema can be frustrating and difficult to control

Dear Doctor: My doctor diagnosed me with food-allergy related angioedema and sent me to an allergist, who couldn’t find a cause. More...

Church News

Scholarships offered More...

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