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March 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Homicide suspect’s hearing continued

A Fayette County judge agreed Monday to continue a hearing to a later date for a Uniontown man accused of criminal homicide.  “We have a couple items of discovery I need to review,” attorney Jack Connor explained in asking for the co More...

News

Stefano announces run for second term in state Senate

State Senator Pat Stefano formally announced his intention to run for a second term in the State Senate in Pennsylvania’s 32nd District. He is seeking the Republican nomination in the May Primary Election. More...

Givenchy’s legacy: Hepburn’s little black dress, and much more

PARIS (AP) — In her sleeveless black gown, with rows of pearl at the neck and oversized sunglasses, Audrey Hepburn’s Holly Golightly defined understated elegance. Hers was the iconic little black dress. More...

Barbershop study trimmed black men’s hair and blood pressure

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Trim your hair, your beard, your blood pressure? Black men reduced one of their biggest medical risks through a novel project that shows the power of familiar faces and trusted places to improve health. More...

Opinion

Trump’s chilling rhetoric continues

(AP) –– Donald Trump carried Wisconsin and Kenosha County –– just barely –– in the 2016 election. More...

It’s past time to shed some sunshine on the Capitol

(AP) –– If the White House Correspondents Dinner is “nerd prom” (and that’s not an entirely inaccurate characterization of the annual Washington press corps event) then this week must be “nerd spring break.”& More...

Racial quotas kill kids

President Obama did a lot of bad things, but pound for pound, one of the worst was the January 2014 “Dear Colleague” letter sent jointly by his Education and Justice Departments to all public schools threatening lawsuits over racial discr More...

Sports

Gardner, Vikings ready for state meet

Mt. Pleasant swimmer Heather Gardner already has brought home two gold medals from the WPIAL Class AA meet. More...

Scarry & Associates picks up CYBL win

Elijah Brown scored eight points as Scarry & Associates beat Mike Wood Toyota of Uniontown, 20-12 in Connellsville Youth Basketball League action. Emily Burkus and Owen Summy each scored four points. More...

Tigers nip Falcons in hockey semifinals

After rallying for a tie midway through the third period, the Connellsville hockey team ultimately suffered a hard-fought 2-1 loss to top-seeded Moon in the semifinals of the PIHL Division 2 playoffs on Monday night at RMU Island Sports Center. More...

Potential organ donor found through Daily Courier article

A South Connellsville native who moved to Florida 12 years ago after being diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease will be heading back to Pennsylvania soon in hopes of receiving a new kidney.  Doug Tressler had made the plea for a living donor More...

Allegheny County men arrested on drug-related felonies in Mt. Pleasant

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Obituaries

Nancy L. Breakiron

Indian Head

Nancy L. Kinneer Breakiron, 71, of Indian Head, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Eicher’s Family Home, Normalville, while surrounded and comforted by her loving family.  She was born Oct. 28, 1946, in Mt. More...

Linda A. Dziurzynski

Everson

Linda A. (Firestone) Dziurzynski, 65, of Everson, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 10, 2018, surrounded by her family.  She was born Jan. 25, 1953, in Mt. More...

Carrie L. Kendi

Connellsville

Carrie Lynn Kendi, 41, of Connellsville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.  She was born July 28, 1976, in Mt. More...

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CELEBRITY CIPHER

Celebrity Cipher crypotograms are created from quotations by famous people, past and present. Each letter in the cipher stands for another.   More...

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Bible Digest

“Behold, I was shaped in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.” (Psalms 51:5 AKJV)  We didn’t have to go to school to learn how to sin. All of us need Jesus, the Savior.   More...

Be careful when storing meds and supplements together

Dear Doctor: I take about nine different medications and dietary supplements per day. I use a pill container with slots for morning and evening, and it covers a two-week period. Can these meds and supplements be safely stored together? More...

Connellsville Area Middle School to present ‘Shrek Jr.’

Connellsville Middle School Center Stage will present “Shrek Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the school. Tickets can be purchased from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 9 a.m. More...

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