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Enjoying Dawson Fair

Brantley Riggin navigates the ATV Obstacle Course on Tuesday evening at the Dawson Grange Fair, which continues through Saturday. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

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Falcon band plans preview night Connellsville Area High School Mighty Falcon marching band will host preview night Aug. 19 with gates to open at 6 p.m. At 7p.m., the band will perform an opening ceremony with cheerleaders and football team. The band will present this year’s halftime show. The concession stand will be open and the event will include a […]

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Municipal authority says six-month flow study will begin early next year

The Connellsville Municipal Authority is preparing this week for the final big task remaining in its wastewater treatment system project. Authority board members were told about the work during a Tuesday meeting. Early next year, the authority will begin a six-month flow study – as required by the state Department of Environmental Protection – to ensure the wastewater treatment plant […]

Bullskin fair opens Sunday

It’s the longest running fair in Fayette County

When the Bullskin Township Community Fair opens Sunday, it will mark its 94th year. It is the longest-running community fair in Fayette County, and will feature a new attraction. “We are starting out big this year with Smoke in the Valley,” said Jim Hoke, fair vice-chairman. Hoke said the modified truck-and-tractor pull will begin at 1 p.m. Hoke said many […]

Dawson Grange Fair fun

Laz Yanick McCormick powers his way to a full pull during Monday’s pedal tractor pull in the age 5 division at the Dawson Grange Fair. McCormick finished first in his age group. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

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One reported killed in accident One person reportedly was killed in a two-vehicle accident just before 6 a.m. Tuesday along state Route 51 in North Union Township near the Jim Shorkey auto dealership. Reports indicated wreckage from the crash shut down both northbound lanes in the crash area. State police reported a box truck and a Saturn SUV were involved […]

Borough discusses code issues

South Connellsville considers posting violations

South Connellsville residents targeted for code violations soon might have their alleged offenses posted on the borough website and Facebook page. That possibility was just one of the code-related topics discussed Monday at a council meeting – all spurred by code enforcement officer Myron Nypaver’s monthly report. Council President George Jay said the practice might be an effective tool, especially […]

Veterans Appreciation Picnic set Saturday

Fayette County Veterans Affairs will sponsor its annual Veterans Appreciation Picnic on Saturday. The free event is scheduled 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the AMVETS George C. Marshall Post No. 103, 123 Buttermilk Lane, Hopwood. “Every year, we like to take the opportunity to break bread with and thank our veterans for their service,” said Brian Bensen said, Fayette […]

Donation helps Scottdale buy new police vehicle

Scottdale has added a new vehicle to the police department fleet. At a Monday meeting, council finalized the $38,000 purchase of a Dodge Durango SUV from Jim Shorkey Auto Group. Money for the vehicle came from an anonymous $50,000 donation earmarked for that purpose. After hearing from police Chief Barry Pritts, council agreed to purchase an equipment package that included […]


Mt. Pleasant police officer Olivia Harshell hands a packet of tickets to Edward Eperjesi, 9. The tickets could be cashed in for treats and chances at raffle prizes during National Night Out activities held Tuesday in Mt. Pleasant. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

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