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April 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Snowy weather forecast delays Connellsville Community Clean-Up

The weekend weather forecast is causing a change of plans for the Connellsville Community Clean-Up. More than 200 volunteers have signed up to participate in this year’s event, but the weather isn’t cooperating. More...

News

New wrestlers to join Mt. Pleasant team

There may be some new wrestlers joining the Mt. Pleasant Area High School team next season.  More...

It pays to cooperate with the government

WASHINGTON (AP) — George Papadopoulos, taken by surprise by FBI agents at an airport last summer, now tweets smiling beach selfies with a hashtag for the Greek resort island of Mykonos.  Rick Gates, for weeks on home confinement, gets rapi More...

Correction

An incorrect first name was used in a Daily Courier photo caption on the front page of Thursday’s edition.  The photo caption should have read Ryan Reese is shown getting into a car in this file photo. More...

Opinion

Honoring King 50 years after his death

(AP) –– Dr. King seemed to know he would be martyred for his fight for justice and equality. Yet he refused to give up that fight.  As someone who regularly received death threats, he certainly knew the risks.  More...

It is time to target wasteful spending

WASHINGTON –– The Trump economy was soaring at a much higher altitude this year until it ran into unexpected turbulence that sent the stock market into a nosedive.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average had cruised to an all-time high of More...

No easy answers in fight against drug abuse

two very different stories about families dealing with drug addiction here in Pennsylvania.  More...

Sports

Falcons split meet with LH

Despite some cold and windy conditions, the Connellsville track team was finally able to compete in a meet as the Falcons battled to a split with host Laurel Highlands in Section 2-AAA action on Thursday.  The Connellsville boys soared to a 102- More...

SHS, MP and Frazier softball teams post shutout victories

Starting pitcher Lexi Klatt gave up no hits and stepped to the plate for two hits of her own, including a triple, as the Southmoreland softball team opened Section 3-AAA with an 18-0 win in four innings at Charleroi. More...

Spieth starts well at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — No other course makes him more comfortable. More...

Highlands to open Center for Health Impact

Highlands Hospital plans to open a Center for Health Impact that will serve as a community health hub at the former Zachariah Connell Elementary School.  The plan was announced Thursday at the hospital’s public board meeting.  More...

Judge grants former chief Miller stay

A federal judge has granted a stay requested by South Connellsville’s former police chief in a lawsuit filed by a borough councilwoman.  In her order, Chief U.S. More...

Obituaries

Dr. James R. Davidson

Hopwood

Dr. James R. Davidson, 71, of Hopwood, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at his home.  He was born Sept. 21, 1946, in San Jose, Calif., the son of the late Harold B. More...

Anna M. Hough

Connellsville

Anna Mae Roe Hough, 79, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in the Uniontown Hospital, while surrounded by her loving family.  She was born Dec. More...

Eugene Lepre

Connellsville

Eugene Lepre, 76, of Connellsville, passed away from an unexpected illness at the Veterans Administration Hospital of Pittsburgh.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“When I remember you on my bed, and meditate on you in the night watches. More...

Exercise, sunshine and diet keys to high magnesium intake

Dear Doctor: Much is said about calcium and vitamin D, but what about magnesium? As I understand it, that’s a crucial part of the bone-building equation. Should people be taking magnesium supplements?   More...

Mountain Area News

Come out and hear local and regional bluegrass bands at the Bullskin Opry from 6-10 p.m. Saturday at the Bullskin Grange Hall, 938 Pleasant Valley Road, Mt. Pleasant. The doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. More...

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