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May 4, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville awards event to showcase talented students

High school students from seven Fayette County school districts who excelled in music, theater and visual arts will be recognized Sunday afternoon. The fourth annual Fayette County Achievement in the Arts Awards Presentation will begin at 3 p.m. More...

News

New Deal Dems to hold debate

The four Democratic candidates hoping to represent the redesigned 14th Congressional District in the House of Representatives will face off during a debate Monday.  Hosted by the Fayette New Deal Democrats, the debate will include Bibiana Boerio More...

New Haven Hose Co. sends out annual fund drive

The New Haven Hose Volunteer Fire Company is sending out its annual fund drive letters. According to Chief Bob Topper Sr. (left), the letters are in the mail and should be arriving at local homes shortly. More...

Correction

The last paragraph of article on the May Artist of the Month at the Fayette County Law Library about Stephanie McClain was inadvertently cut off in printing. More...

Opinion

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $1 billion fine

(AP) –– Wells Fargo has agreed to pay a record fine of $1 billion to federal regulators to settle a variety of charges of misconduct.  More...

U.S. should continue with nuclear plan

(AP) –– Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel has long employed visual aids to drive home the dangers of Iran and the nuclear deal, even if those dangers are sometimes imagined.  More...

Nation cannot deal with violent mental illness

WASHINGTON –– Another mass shooting took place last weekend, allegedly by a mentally disturbed young man with an AR-15 rifle returned to him by his father.  More...

Sports

Swink, Weightman, 1991 Falcons among HOF inductees

The Fayette County Sports Hall of Fame officially announced the inductees for its 10th class on Thursday at the Ivory Ballroom in Uniontown.  This year’s class features a strong Connellsville flavor.  More...

Nationals get past Pirates, 3-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trea Turner and Ryan Zimmerman homered in the sixth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. More...

Penguins even series

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored twice to push his playoff total to a league-leading 10, Matt Murray stopped 20 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 in Game 4 to even their tense Eastern Conference semifinal on Thu More...

Day of Prayer event brings unity to city

Members of the Tucholski family, Addisyn, 8, and her parents, Jake and Tish Tucholski, participate in the National Day of Prayer at Lions Square in Connellsville, as the vocalists and keyboard player from City Church lead the opening worship songs. More...

Couple accused of stealing from patient

A man and woman forged three checks and took nearly $13,000 from a woman in a personal care home where the female suspect had worked in Upper Tyrone Township, according to court papers.  Arrest warrants have been issued for Anthony Wade Sarsfiel More...

Student winners announced

The following students will be honored at the fourth annual Fayette County Achievement in the Arts Awards Presentation at 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Nancy A. Dean

Dunbar

Nancy Ann Murray Dean, 76, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, May 2, 2018, surrounded by her family.  She was born May 18, 1941, in Rogers Mill, the daughter of Earl Murray and Levada Grimm Murray.  She worked as a clerk More...

Sara G. Graft

Scottdale

Sara Grace (Felgar) Graft, 83, of Scottdale, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant, surrounded by her loving family.  Sara was born Sept. More...

Dolly M. Rose

Indian Head

Dolly M. Rose, 79, of Indian Head, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018, in Excela Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, the hour of service, in Juniata Church of Christ, with Pastor Ronald E. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might.” (Deuteronomy 6:5 AKJV)  If God has our love, He has all of us.   More...

Why it’s not a good idea to clean your ears with cotton swabs

Dear Doctor: I understand that poking cotton swabs into the ear is dangerous. But how is one supposed to clean the ears otherwise? I don’t want to see goopy yellow wax in anyone’s ear canal or to have it in my own.   More...

Mountain Area News

The Indian Head Church of God, 691 Indian Creek Valley Road, will hold a drive-thru rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The cost is $9 per pet. The clinic benefits the mission trip ministry. More...

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