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July 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Mt. Pleasant celebrates with fireworks

Mt. Pleasant celebrates the July 4 holiday with fireworks at Veterans Park. More...

News

C Glee to host summer camp at Carngie Free Library

Children ages 5 and up are invited to attend C Glee’s 2018 Summer Camp which will culminate in a late August audition for “Mary Poppins, Jr.!”  Campers may attend in one of the two following categories:  Performers, ages 5 More...

Trump says gas prices are up as OPEC ‘doing little to help’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says OPEC is “doing little to help” rising gas prices and claims “if anything, they are driving prices higher.”  More...

Dee Ann Andretti dies at 76

Dee Ann Andretti, the wife of famed driver Mario Andretti and matriarch of one of the most prominent families in motorsports, has died. She was 76.  Andretti died Tuesday, a few weeks after suffering a heart attack. More...

Opinion

Mass shootings indicate something is wrong in U.S.

(AP) –– Last week, it was a newsroom in Annapolis, Md. About a month ago, it was Santa Fe High School in Texas. And in February, it was a high school in Parkland, Fla. More...

Support journalism colleagues as victims are remembered

(AP) –– Over the course of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, a strange ritual developed at his rallies, one that still takes place today. More...

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Sports

Coughenour wins Woodruff Scholarship

The annual John Woodruff 5K Race benefits Connellsville and the surrounding communities in a number of ways, but perhaps the most important aspect of the event is that for three decades, it has helped a number of Connellsville graduates with financia More...

SPORTS NOTICES

RUNNING  Woodruff 5K  The 36th annual John Woodruff 5K Run & Walk will be held on Wednesday.  More...

TODAY’S GAMES

Thursday, July 5  Baseball  Fayette Legion, Connellsville at Farmington, 6 p.m.  Westmoreland Legion, Mt. Pleasant at Young Township, 6 p.m.  Little League 10-12 All- Stars, at Mt. Pleasant Little League, 7 p.m.   -----  More...

Late Morrell fire chief remembered

The fire at the former Oglevee Greenhouse Tuesday was the first call the Morrell Volunteer Fire Department had since the death of Chief Ross Rock Saturday after battling lung cancer.  The weight of his absence was noted at the scene.  &ldqu More...

Fundraiser slated for drowning victim’s family

Dylan Knopsnider died in a swimming accident last month at the Creek Falls area of Jacobs Creek.  Friends and family are holding a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Women seek compensation for time served in F.C. Prison

Three women want to be compensated for the deplorable conditions they say they endured last year in the nearly 130-year-old Fayette County Prison.  In an amended civil complaint filed recently in federal court in Pittsburgh, Zoe White, 25, Cindy More...

Obituaries

Preston A. Evans Jr.

Scottdale

Preston Andrew Evans Jr., 70, of Scottdale, died peacefully Monday afternoon, July 2, 2018, in Select Specialty Care Hospital, Latrobe, in the presence of his loving family.  He was born March 9, 1948, in Connellsville, the son of the late Prest More...

Alonzo Kalp Jr.

Champion

Alonzo Kalp Jr. (Lon), 93, of Champion, passed on to eternal life on Tuesday morning, July 3, 2018, reuniting with his beloved wife, Maxine (Sept. 24, 2016) and son, Jerry Wayne (April 27, 2017) in the presence of his loving daughters.  More...

John F. Mundorff

South Connellsville

John (”Jack”) F. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 2-2 Night: 0-2  Pick 3 Day: 0-9-5 Night: 9-7-6  Pick 4 Day: 7-8-2-9 Night: 2-5-7-3  Pick 5 Day: 0-2-8-7-5 Night: 2-3-7-0-2  Wild Day: 6 Night: 9   More...

Do Just One Thing

Both prescription eyewear and sunglasses over time can stretch out and no longer fit snugly on your face. Trying to bend the plastic frames to fit again can be risky; this can warp the frame, or worse, it can snap and destroy your glasses. More...

Lifestyles

Study indicates sense of smell may be tied to cognitive function

Dear Doctor: Could one’s sense of smell really be used to predict Alzheimer’s? I’ve never had a very good sense of smell, so does that mean I’m doomed?   More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions held  More...

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