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June 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant to add names to Veterans Park

In March, commanders of the Mt. Pleasant American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts requested an additional granite tablet be added to Veterans Park in order to add additional names to the memorial. More...

Perry Twp. to host recycling event

Perry Township wants your hard-to-recycle items.  From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

News

Justice Sotomayor writing book on kids with ‘challenges’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke Friday about a book she’s working on about kids with “life challenges,” such as attention deficit disorder, autism, blindness and diabetes.  More...

Trump considers pardon for Ali, wants athletes’ advice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reveling in his pardon powers, President Donald Trump said Friday he’s thinking “very seriously” about pardoning former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, whose conviction was already overturned by the Suprem More...

Correction

Connellsville Area High School Salutatorian Madeline Cramer is the daughter of Rob and Tish Cramer of Champion. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” (Luke 12:34 AKJV)  Our spending habits tell the story of our hearts. What is important to you?   More...

Ongoing research into HIV treatment shows promise

Dear Doctor: Is it true that HIV can now be considered a chronic disease? Does that mean people are no longer looking for a true cure?   More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Officials look for next steps in search for Connellsville man

Emergency crews left the Creek Falls area of Jacobs Creek empty handed Friday evening on the fourth day of their search for Dylan Knopsnider.  The 21-year-old Connellsville graduate hasn’t been seen since Tuesday evening, when it was repor More...

Man to face charges in Legion fire

A Fairchance man was expected to return soon to Pennsylvania to face allegations he set the American Legion Post in South Union Township on fire, causing nearly $1 million in damages.  Jack Vernon Shaffer Jr., 37, who had worked as a bartender a More...

Obituaries

JoAnn Caldwell

Connellsville

JoAnn Caldwell, 82, of Connellsville (Bullskin Township), passed away to her forever place with God on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.  She was born Dec. More...

Donald F. Lint

Mt. Pleasant

Donald F. Lint, 80, of Mt. Pleasant, died peacefully Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. Pleasant. More...

Opinion

It takes, and it takes, and it takes

I’ve never liked the phrase “passed away.”  It’s too gentle, especially when your heart is breaking. It makes it sound like the death was something peaceful or even beautiful. More...

Why can’t we get along

The Stanford alumni magazine may not widely be considered one of the leading journals of life in the United States, but turn the pages of its most recent edition and you will find an examination of perhaps the most important issue in American civic c More...

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Sports

Younkin receives B’nai B’rith honor

Connellsville High School graduate Seth Younkin knows how important basketball has been in his development as a person. More...

Bryant gets 3 hits in leadoff spot as Cubs beat Pirates 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant could feel his heart pumping for his first at-bat because this trip to the plate was like no other for him.  Cubs manager Joe Maddon penciled him in at the top of the order. More...

Larson shooting for 4 straight wins at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Larson is still seeking his first victory of the season.  He may have come to the right place.  More...

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