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May 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Leadership Academy enhances Sheepskin Trail

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday in South Union Township for shelters, tables and benches installed this year along the Sheepskin Trail, with much of the work done by Connellsville Career and Technical Center students.  More...

News

South African photographer of iconic protest image dies

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tributes are being paid following the death of Sam Nzima, the South African photographer who took the iconic image of a black high school student carrying a fatally wounded fellow pupil away from the gunfire of apartheid pol More...

British ex-culture secretary Tessa Jowell dies

LONDON (AP) — Tessa Jowell, the former British culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics and used her own cancer diagnosis to campaign for better treatment, has died. More...

Trial begins for Alabama doctor tied to guitarist’s overdose

MOBILE, Ala. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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On This Date

Today is Monday, May 14, the 134th day of 2018. There are 231 days left in the year. In 1607, the Virginia Company of London established a colony at Jamestown, Virginia. More...

Lifestyles

Treatment of lupus is lifelong commitment for some patients

ASK THE DOCTORS

DEAR DOCTOR: What can you tell me about lupus? Is it true that there are two different kinds? One of the skin, and one that affects the entire body? More...

Fay-West Calendar

Casey Girls to meet  The Casey Girls will meet at 6 p.m. 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. More...

Dunbar teacher arrested for theft

A Dunbar Township Elementary School teacher has been charged with stealing funds from the school’s student council account.  More...

James Gnagey honored at Fay-Penn’s annual dinner

The Fay-Penn Economic Development Council celebrated the achievements of 2017 and presented the Robert E. Eberly Economic Development Award Thursday during its annual dinner.  More...

Obituaries

Walter K. Leapline

DUNBAR

Walter K. Leapline, 69, of Dunbar, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.  He was born Feb. 26, 1949 in Dunbar, son of Charles E. More...

Linda M. Phillips

PERRYOPOLIS

Linda Marie Phillips, 59, of Perryopolis, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at her home.  Born Aug. 19, 1958 in Connellsville, she was the daughter of the late Donald J. More...

Opinion

Connecticut decides to change electoral votes

(AP) –– Connecticut would no longer award its electoral votes to the presidential candidate who won the state vote, but instead to the candidate who got the most votes in the national count, under the provisions of a bill recently passed More...

Political Cartoon

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Old Muhammad had a farm, Jihad, Jihad OH!

Contrary to the lyin’ media’s lie that Trump is the liar, he isn’t. At least not all the time. More...

Sports

Cyphert to play two sports at Penn State Fayette

Carissa Cyphert is a three-sport athlete at Southmoreland, where she plays both volleyball and basketball and is a member of the track team. More...

Giants beat Pirates, 5-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — San Francisco turned some of those fly-ball outs into home runs.  Gorkys Hernandez homered off Ivan Nova to spark a five-run sixth inning, Nick Hundley added a three-run drive and the Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5- More...

Kevin Harvick chasing perfection after fifth win in 12 NASCAR races

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick had just taken the checkered flag for the fifth time this season, wheeled his car into victory lane and bathed in another confetti shower when he lamented what could have been.  Come again?  More...

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