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September 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fayette Cultural Trust continues focus on its mission

The mission of the Fayette County Cultural Trust is to enrich the area’s quality of life by promoting cultural, artistic, historic and natural assets and by creating partnerships to revitalize communities and further economic development.  More...


UK: British warplanes bomb IS to support Iraqi push on Mosul

AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) — British Tornado and Typhoon aircraft stationed at a U.K. More...

6 Portland health providers give $21.5M for homeless housing

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The Army Corps of Engineers recently had a change of command. From left are Col. Bernard Lindstrom, Maj. Gen. Donald E. Jackson, Col. John P. Lloyd and Leanna Hawkins.   More...


A memo to Washington: Don’t box in our freedom

Guest Commentary

C. J. Box is a New York Times best-selling author. Although he has published some stand-alone novels, he is best known for his Joe Pickett series. The 17th Joe Pickett novel is scheduled for release next spring. More...

Expect hardball Monday night

National Perspective

Throw away your images of presidential debates — the earnest exchanges over foreign policy and the economy, the canned laugh lines and scripted expressions of scorn, even the choreographed bonhomie at the beginning and end of these televised se More...

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Falcons beaten by Cavaliers

A week after turning in a solid first-half effort in a loss to McKeesport, the Connellsville football team looked to build on that performance in a Section 2-AAAAA road game at Kiski on Friday night. More...

Mt. Pleasant dominates Brownsville, 52-14

After a tough loss last week, Friday’s non-conference match-up against Brownsville at Redstone Field was just what the doctor ordered for the Mt. Pleasant football team. More...

Local gridiron teams come up short

Isaiah Robinson caught three touchdown passes from Connor Bedillion and added a 57-yard punt return to lead the Washington football team to a 45-7 Section 3-AA win over visiting Frazier. Robinson had touchdown catches of 28, 14, and 57 yards, More...

Red Cross assistance continues after flood

The American Red Cross announced its plan to further aid select flood victims with additional funding. The funding was discussed during a meeting with local officials Friday afternoon.  More...

Glass Festival gets started

At the Rotary concession at the Mt. Pleasant Glass Festival, Maynard Brubacher, past president of Mt. Pleasant Rotary turns a potato into French fries with a little help from Bea Jarbeck-Burk, a volunteer from Scottdale Rotary. More...


Rose Bair

Formerly of Connellsville

Rose Marie Bair (Graham) was born Oct. 15, 1926 in Connellsville. She passed away of natural causes in Fort Worth, Texas on Sept. 18, 2016 at age 89 after a long and rich life. She was preceded in death by her husband John. More...

Charles Evanina

Franklin Township

Charles Evanina of Franklin Township passed away peacefully from this earthly life Thursday, September 22, with his loving family by his side. More...

Walter L. Showman


Walter L. “Bud” Showman, 61, of Vanderbilt, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at home.  He was born July 23, 1955 in Connellsville, the son of the late Louis J. More...

Arts and Entertainment

On This Date

In 1789, Congress passed the First Judiciary Act, which provided for the Supreme Court and the office of attorney general.  In 1960, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Enterprise, was launched.   More...


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Bible Digest

“For with God nothing shall be impossible.”  — (Luke 1:37 AKJV)  The God who made the universe in which we live can do anything. He is the mighty God.   More...


Voter registration   Fayette County NAACP will conduct a Voter Registration/Education Drive October 1 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Uniontown Mall, near Amy’s Hallmark Store. More...

Fresh or frozen, produce offers nutritional benefits

Ask Dr. K

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m trying to eat more fruits and vegetables, but I don’t have time to go to the grocery store every week. So I stock up on frozen produce. Am I missing out on any nutritional benefits by eating frozen instead of fresh? More...

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