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April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Haines takes top award for columns in AP contest

When the winners of the Pennsylvania Associated Press Media Editors contest were announced Tuesday, Daily Courier staff writer Christine Haines found her name on the list.  Haines was awarded first place in the category for best column in Divisi More...

News

Uniontown teen charged with shooting man in leg

A Uniontown teen was jailed in lieu of posting $150,000 bond on Tuesday on allegations he shot a man in the leg Monday evening in Redstone Township.  Brendon Ronald Akers, 17, of 21 W. More...

Trump believes he can fire Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agents who raided the office of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were looking for records about payments to a former Playboy playmate and to porn actress Stormy Daniels, who both cla More...

City police to focus on aggressive driving

Connellsville police will join state police and more than 235 other municipal police departments to target aggressive driving, according to a news release.  The effort, scheduled for the last two weeks of this month, is aimed at reducing the num More...

Opinion

Gerard criticizes state Sen. Stefano

Sen. Pat Stefano’s newfound commitment to public transparency and honest government is duplicitous. More...

Heroism comes down to common decency

(AP) –– Doesn’t heroism come down to common decency?  There are some who argue that a hero is someone extraordinary, someone who puts his or her life at great risk for a greater good.  While someone who meets that standar More...

What about Russian collusion?

Remember collusion? More...

Sports

Falcons beaten by Mustangs, 9-4

The Connellsville baseball team did not get off to a good start in Section 2-AAAAAA action on Tuesday at home against Plum. More...

Vikings blank Indians, 8-0

Like just about every other the team in the WPIAL, the Mt. Pleasant softball team has had very few opportunities to get outside and practice or play so far this spring. More...

Connellsville track team tops Uniontown in section meet

Logan Gonzales, George Trimbath, Dominic Prestipino and Kyle Jordan finished first in the 3200 relay (8:47) as the Connellsville boys track team defeated host Uniontown, 104-46 in Section 2-AAA meet on Tuesday.  More...

Wesley Health Center to hold fundraiser Saturday

Everyone can help make a difference in the lives of area residents in need of health care this Saturday by participating in the annual Wesley Health Center Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner.  The dinner, which runs from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Dunbar man accused of striking women, spitting on trooper

A Dunbar man struck his wife and his mother-in-law several times on Sunday, including with a metal broom, then cursed and spat at state troopers, according to court papers. More...

City man charged with aggravated assault

A Connellsville man struck another person in the face and head, then pulled out a handgun and threatened to fire, city police said.  Neil Gray Jr., 22, of 123 W. More...

S. Connellsville urged to maintain police force

South Connellsville Borough Council is being urged to either hire another full-time police officer or several parttime officers.  Former borough councilwoman Karen Holbrook addressed council Monday saying that from her former council experience, More...

Obituaries

Ronald I. Cramer

Connellsville

Ronald I. More...

Alexandra Jordan

Connellsville

Alexandra Jordan (Piefer), 46, of Connellsville, died Wednesday, March 15, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She is survived by her husband of 17 years, George Jordan; her two sons, Michael and Joseph Wolfe; her daughter, Christi More...

Robert L. Walker Sr.

Mt. Pleasant

Robert L. Walker Sr., 57, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Ohio, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018, in the Pittsburgh VA Hospital, Oakland.  He was born April 25, 1960, in Cleveland, a son of the late George C. and Christine (Heath) Walker.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:” (Psalms 66:18 AKJV)  Sin can impair our prayer lives. We must repent and ask for God’s forgiveness.   More...

Some factors to consider when choosing new primary care doctor

Dear Doctor: Our doctor is retiring, and my wife and I have been told we need to select a new physician within two months. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Spaghetti fundraiser held   More...

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