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May 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

F.C. jury convicts Baldwin on 8 counts

A Fayette County jury convicted a former maintenance worker for the disbanded Perryopolis Area Heritage Society of eight counts of theft by deception on Wednesday.  The panel of seven men and five women acquitted Roger Baldwin, 60, of Perryopoli More...

Mt. Pleasant to hold community yard sale

Mt. Pleasant Borough will be full of shoppers Saturday when the annual community yard sale kicks off at 8 a.m.  Maps detailing the sales will be available at 401 Washington St. and Caruso’s at 291 E. Main St. More...

News

CIA nominee says torture doesn’t work as interrogation tool

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s CIA nominee said Wednesday at her confirmation hearing that she doesn’t believe torture works as an interrogation technique and that her “strong moral compass” would prevent her More...

Correction

Rick Saccone is currently serving in the state House of Representatives for the 39th District. He was incorrectly identified in an article Wednesday.   More...

‘Kink community’ angry at New York attorney general comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Many members of what’s widely known as the kink community are outraged that Eric Schneiderman, in resigning as New York’s attorney general, depicted his alleged violence toward several women as “role-playing an More...

Opinion

Pa. schools must strategize on e-cigs

(AP) –– Area school districts should set aside time this summer to deal with the issue of electronic cigarettes.  For those districts that already have implemented policies and actions, the summertime task should consist of evaluatin More...

Alleged gunman may need treatment but should not dodge prosecution

(AP) –– A Bon Air man accused of firing an AR-15 rifle at police officers at his home late Saturday should face full criminal prosecution –– even if, as a friend believes, he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from hi More...

Trouble on our doorstep

WASHINGTON –– When I covered the Nicaraguan revolution in 1979, I spent many days that summer after the fighting was over chatting casually with Daniel Ortega and the rest of the scruffy Sandinistas in the sunshine outside the iconic Inte More...

Sports

Commodores roll past Raiders, 9-2

The Frazier softball team is expecting to be one of the top seeds, if not the very top seed in the Class 2A bracket when the WPIAL releases its playoff pairings later today. More...

Falcons clip Cavaliers

Tanner Orndorff collected three singles and drove in a pair of runs and Jake Ansell notched two singles to go along with an RBI as the Connellsville baseball team defeated host Kiski, 5-4 in a non-section game on Wednesday. More...

No major changes for Penguins after bid for three-peat falls short

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins don’t expect the sting from their second round playoff exit to fade anytime soon. More...

Attorney wants evaluation of homicide client

An attorney has asked for a competency evaluation of a Uniontown man charged with criminal homicide in connection with the death of his daughter.  Attorney Jeremy Davis filed the request for Michael Lynn Wright Jr., 34, who along with his wife, More...

Mt. Pleasant School Board to review preliminary budget

There are a number of items that will be voted upon when the Mt. More...

Connellsville Rotary Club inducts new members

The Connellsville Rotary Club inducted new members (center) Kevin Ghost and (second from right) Rita Smith at a recent meeting. Shown are (from left) the Rev. More...

Obituaries

Kerry R. Dull

Dunbar

Kerry Ray Dull, 59, of Dunbar, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Premier Washington Health Center, Washington, Pa.  He was born June 22, 1958, in Connellsville, son of William Dull and Dolores Miller Dull.  More...

Pauline C. Esper

Connellsville

Pauline (Conte) Esper, 92, of Connellsville, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Marquis House Care Home, Uniontown.  She was born a daughter of the late George and Marie Conte.  She later married Mike Esper, a business owner in Connellsv More...

Martha P. Gaiter

Connellsville

Martha Pauline Gaiter, 101, was called home on May 6, 2018.  She was born on Oct. 12, 1916, in Fairchance, to the late Lee Thomas Graves and Callie Yours Graves.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And you shall teach them your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.” (Deuteronomy 11:19 AKJV)  The Lord should be a regular part of lives with o More...

Soaking in a hot bath may offer benefits similar to exercise

Dear Doctor: Can a hot bath really burn as many calories as a brisk walk? If so, give me the hot bath any day! More...

Church News

Novena celebrated   The Novena to Saint Anthony of Padua is celebrated at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday. in Saint Rita’s Church and continues for nine consecutive weeks until the Feast of Saint Anthony in June. All are welcome. More...

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