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June 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Everson moves ahead on firefighter tax credit

Progress continues to be made in Everson on an ordinance that would authorize a firefighter tax credit.  Council president Mike Banaszak said vice president Eric Christner and his committee presented their work on the matter when council met Jun More...

News

WIC Farmers’ Market checks to be distributed this week

Fayette County Community Action Agency’s WIC Program will once again be participating in the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP).  More...

Authorities abandon effort to prosecute immigrant families

RENO, Nevada (AP) — The nation’s top border enforcement official acknowledged Monday that authorities have abandoned, for now, their effort to prosecute immigrant families who cross the southern border after the president ordered an end t More...

World Food Prize goes to an economist and a doctor

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The World Food Prize will be awarded this year to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in More...

Opinion

Trump can’t stop cooperation on climate change

(AP) –– President Donald Trump’s sorry record of ignoring and belittling the enormous challenge of climate change has slowed progress toward solutions.  America needs broad and sustained action to cut carbon emissions into the More...

WHO classifies compulsive gaming as mental health issue

(AP) –– Who hasn’t lost patience with kids engrossed in video games and exclaimed in frustration, “Agh! More...

How to disagree and still see each other’s humanity

“The problem is not that we disagree, but that our disagreements have become so callous, emotional and inconsiderate,” wrote Michael Wear in his book “Reclaiming Hope.” Wear used to work for President Obama on faith-based and More...

Sports

Uniontown defeats Connellsville Legion

So far this season, there has been only one team that has gotten the better of Connellsville in Fayette Legion play. Uniontown has done it twice. More...

Indy 500 winner Will Power hopes to get back on track

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Will Power got out of his broken-down car at the Road America garage and turned down a drink. He might not have been in his No. 12 Chevrolet long enough to break much of a sweat. More...

Dunbar 9-11s open all-star tournament with victory

Dominick Hoak hit a three-run double and Christian Burd also doubled, which knocked in a run as the Dunbar 9-11 Little League All-Stars defeated host Mt. Pleasant, 8-1 in a first-round tournament game on Monday. More...

Woman held for trial on attempted homicide charge

Rachel Eutsey admitted in April shooting a man who remains on life support nearly three months later, a state trooper testified on Monday during a preliminary hearing in Uniontown.  Richard Sizer, a criminal investigator, said he questioned Euts More...

Southmoreland hires two new assistant principals

Two new assistant principals will be joining the Southmoreland School District.  More...

Party in the Park coming to Mt. Pleasant July 3

It’s almost party time in Mt. Pleasant.  The annual Party in the Park will be held July 3 in the area of the Veterans Park gazebo starting at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Faith R. Buchholz

Connellsville

Faith R. Buchholz, 70, of Connellsville died Thursday, June 21, 2018, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.  She was born Oct. More...

Angeline B. Colatch

Connellsville

Angeline B. Colatch, 79, of Connellsville, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, at her home.  She was born July 11, 1938, near Uniontown, a daughter of the late James and Josephine Rosso Augustine.  More...

Ethel M. Cooper

Mt. Pleasant

Ethel Maude Cooper, 97, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, June 22, 2018, in Woodcrest Senior Living.  Miss Cooper was born Feb. 2, 1921, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of the late John Franklin and Jerusha Christner Cooper.  More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And when he was at the place, he said to them, Pray that you enter not into temptation.” (Luke 22:40 AKJV)  Talking to God can keep us out of a lot of trouble.   More...

Incidence of tick- and mosquito-borne illnesses growing rapidly

Dear Doctor: It seems like every time I turn on the news someone’s freaking out about ticks and mosquitoes. Haven’t they always been around? What’s with the alarm bells all of a sudden? More...

Mt. Pleasant Public Library to host African harpist Gaskell

African harpist Sean Gaskell will play traditional songs on the unique 21-stringed West African kora at 1 p.m. today at Mt. Pleasant Public Library, 120 S. Church St. More...

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