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News

Hearing continued for Dunbar Township man

A preliminary hearing was continued Tuesday for a Dunbar Township man charged with aggravated assault and other offenses.  Eric Joseph Clark, 42, of Slaughter House Lane, had been scheduled for a hearing in Uniontown in connection with allegatio More...

Bitterly divided Senate votes to move forward to repeal, replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans’ long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare.” There was high drama as Se More...

Ex-Trump campaign chairman meets with Senate investigators

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman met with Senate investigators Tuesday, providing his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes of the gathering last More...

Opinion

O.J. Simpson’s release from jail draws attention

(AP) – The news that the onetime beloved actor and former football star who became America’s most famous acquitted murder suspect will soon be out of prison drew a lot of attention.  More...

White House honors Pearl Harbor survivors

(AP) – He was a boatswain’s mate second class assigned to a repair ship in the U.S. Navy that fateful Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. He knew how to obey orders and when to ignore them. More...

Don’t change the game of baseball

When the world threatens to get you down, there is always baseball – an absorbing refuge, an alternate reality entirely unto itself. To a person of my temperament, the MLB package on satellite TV constitutes the entertainment bargain of the century. More...

Sports

Farrell tosses no-hitter for Mill Run

Mill Run right-hander Trevor Farrell was simply hoping to pitch well enough to give his team a chance to win during Tuesday’s Fayette County Baseball League first-round playoff game against Mitch’s Bail Bonds in Charleroi.  It’ More...

Earnhardt defends crew chief Ives

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. More...

Final golf major for Grand Slam not easy to attain

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Three down, one to go for Jordan Spieth.  Only it’s not always that simple.  Spieth only has to wait three weeks until he gets his first crack at the career Grand Slam at the PGA Championship. More...

Homes could be built near water plant

Land surrounding the proposed new water treatment plant for the North Fayette County Municipal Authority could be developed for as many as 109 new homes.  Ken Hillman of Senate Engineering presented the potential development plans to the authori More...

Uniontown man dies in violent crash

A Uniontown man died Monday night from injuries he suffered after he lost control of his vehicle, and it dropped about 100 feet down a hillside near a scenic overlook on Route 40 in South Union Township, state police at Uniontown said. More...

Obituaries

Barry George

Connellsville

Barry George, 65, a longtime resident of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at his home.  He was born Oct. More...

Alvin D. Kantorik

Mt. Pleasant

Alvin D. Kantorik, 76, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Always Care Personal Care Home, Connellsville.  He was born Oct. 5, 1940, in Mt. Pleasant, a son of the late Andrew and Virginia June Marks Kantorik.  More...

Beatrice E. Pletcher

Acme

Beatrice E. “Bea” Pletcher, 81, of Acme, passed away peacefully Monday, July 24, 2017, at her home, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family.  She was born Sept. 15, 1935, in Melcroft, a daughter of the late Harry R. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knows them that trust in him.” (Nahum 1:7 AKJV)  Lean on the Lord. He will take care of you.   More...

Colorectal cancers likely to rise with unhealthy behaviors

Dear Doctor: Colorectal cancer is rising among young people, as I recently read in a news report. But why? I thought colorectal cancer required a lifespan of unhealthy behavior.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Albright events listed   Albright United Methodist Church, South Connellsville, will hold a 55+ Luncheon from 11 am. to 1 p.m. Thursday. More...

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