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June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Summer at the State to showcase local talent

Fayette County talent will take center stage next month, as Summer at the State returns to Uniontown’s historic State Theatre Center for the Arts. More...

News

Rotary Club honors CAHS students

The Rotary Club of Connellsville recently honors Connellsville Area High School students of the month. Shown (front row, from left) are Rotary Club President the Rev. More...

First lady returns to public eye after ‘little rough patch’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump’s disappearing act is over.  The first lady showed herself in public Wednesday for the first time in nearly a month, seated alongside her husband, President Donald Trump, for a briefing on the federal More...

Police news reported

Two woman sought   State police at Greensburg were looking for two women they said stole from the Dollar General Store in Mt. More...

Opinion

Whether baker can tell a same-sex couple no is anyone’s guess

(AP) –– As the talking heads scream at each other on the cable shows, it may do Gentle Reader some good to hear a few of the facts involving Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling about that baker in Colorado and the gay couple he didn’t bake for. More...

The forgotten importance of manners

WASHINGTON –– Perhaps because I am so helplessly enamored of Turner Classic Movies and its magical old films, I am one of those Americans who has found herself more enraged than normal by the, shall we say, “challenges” to our More...

Nation doesn’t need a Bernie Sanders

(AP) –– The broadcast news outlet interviewed an expert who said the financial panic of 2008 is officially over. Which might come as a surprise to those of us who thought it was over years ago. More...

Sports

Connellsville Legion blanks Farmington

The Connellsville Legion baseball team wasn’t too happy about being no-hit in a 1-0 loss to Uniontown on Monday, so it took out those frustrations on Farmington Wednesday at Connellsville High School.  Connellsville banged out 11 hits and More...

Shazier motivated to play again

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Shazier’s routine hasn’t changed much, even after a life-altering spinal injury put his football career in jeopardy.  More...

Connellsville Jr. Legion tops Lower Burrell, 12-2

Gage Gillott doubled, singled and was the winning pitcher, posting three strikeouts in four innings on the mound as the Connellsville Junior Legion baseball team beat Lower Burrell, 12-2 for a road victory on Wednesday evening.  Connellsville to More...

F.C. native shares D-Day reflections

While serving with the U.S. Navy last week, Ryne Rhodes found himself on the beaches of Normandy –– just in time for D-Day.  Rhodes, 28, of Uniontown is currently stationed in Naples, Italy. More...

Pa. House passes Sen. Stefano’s bill to fight neighborhood blight

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Wednesday unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Pat Stefano (R-32nd) giving local redevelopment authorities greater ability to combat neighborhood blight. More...

Obituaries

James E. Nahar

Dunbar

James Edward Nahar, 78, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, June 4, 2018, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born June 28, 1939, in the Dunbar Mountains, the son of James and Martha (Hall) McKnight. More...

Esther P. Newlin

Formerly of Scottdale

Esther Pritts Newlin, 97, formerly of Scottdale, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018, at White Oak Estates, in Spartanburg, S.C.  She was born Oct. 23, 1920, in Iron Bridge (East Huntingdon Township), a daughter of the late John H. More...

Last surviving ‘Wizard of Oz’ munchkin dies at 98

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Maren, the last surviving munchkin from the classic 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz” and the one who famously welcomed Dorothy to Munchkin Land, has died at age 98. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“Also I say to you, Whoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God: But he that denies me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.” (Luke 12:8-9 AKJV)  Real believers i More...

Scientists continuing to study how fiber aids gut microbiome

Dear Doctor: I know that all sorts of studies show that fiber is good for you, but has anyone figured out the reason why?   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. Scholarships offered More...

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