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April 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mill Run man accused of improper touching of girls

A Mill Run man has been charged with several counts of inappropriately touching two girls.  Clifford Prinkey’s preliminary hearing this week on the charges was continued. More...

News

Brush fire endangers home in city

A brush fire broke out shortly before 6 p.m. on the wooded hillside between the railroad tracks and West Fayette Street in Connellsville Friday.  More...

Fayette County election bureau needs you

Fayette County Elections Bureau is in need of workers for the May 15 primary.  Judge of elections, inspectors and clerk jobs are open.  More positions might become available as election day approaches.  More...

Correction

Televisions and computers will be accepted at no charge at the annual Fayette County Hard-to-Recycle event at the Fayette County Fairgrounds on May 5.   More...

Opinion

We are all Broncos

Just over a week ago, a semi hit the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team to their playoff game in Nipawin, Sask. So far, 16 people have died and another 13 people were injured. More...

The Paul Ryan story – a tragedy in multiple dimensions

Finally, House Speaker Paul Ryan edged President Donald Trump out of the nation’s attention.  More...

Tariffs could destroy newspapers

(AP) - A recent decision by the United States Department of Commerce — to impose duties on Canadian newsprint imports — could end up killing many of America’s last remaining newspapers.  The move followed a complaint by a singl More...

Sports

Falcons rally to beat Tigers, 7-6

Although it appeared as just another non-section game on the schedule, Friday’s softball game between Connellsville and visiting North Allegheny will likely go down as one of the biggest wins of the season for the Falcons.  More...

Warriors blank Falcons, 7-0

Jake Ansell pitched four solid innings, but errors and sluggish hitting cost the Connellsville baseball team in a 7-0 Section 2-AAAAAA loss to visiting Penn-Trafford on Friday. More...

Vikings shut out Red Raiders

Chloe Poulich went 3-for-3, ripping a home run and a double and driving in six runs as the Mt. Pleasant softball team (5-0, 4-0) defeated visiting Uniontown (2-4, 1-2), 15-0, in three innings of Section 1-AAAA action. More...

Southmoreland names next superintendent

The search for a new superintendent for Southmoreland School District only had to go as far as the district’s middle school.  Vincent Mascia, middle school and grade five principal, was hired as the next superintendent during Thursday&rsqu More...

Ex-Brownsville school director sentenced

Broadwater gets house arrest, 2 years intermediate punishment for selling drugs

A former longtime school director in the Brownsville Area School District was sentenced Friday to house arrest for selling illegal drugs four times out of her home in 2016.  More...

Obituaries

Samantha S. Gallentine

Connellsville

Samantha “Sammie” Showalter Stickel Gallentine, 96, of Connellsville, formerly of Mt. More...

Sara H. Henry

Normalville

Sara M. Gallentine Henry, 79, of Normalville, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Highlands Hospital, Connellsville.  She was born Feb. More...

Debra D. Sager

Vanderbilt

Debra Denise Smitley Sager, 50, of Vanderbilt, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Mt. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.  She was born Aug. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.” (Luke 6:12 AKJV)  We should pray. Jesus did.   More...

Noise pollution causes sharp increase in stress hormones

Dear Doctor: My son just got a job working construction in Houston, which means he’s surrounded by noise pretty much all the time. A family friend says he read that all that noise might be bad for my son’s health, including his heart. More...

Church News

Wellness check sponsored More...

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