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July 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fireworks, fun and food at city’s Rib Fest

Even superheroes need a nap now and then, as “Capt. Killian” discovered during the Rockin’ Rib Fest this weekend. KIllian Brinker, 3, of Mt. More...

Former Gov. Ray, who helped relocate refugees to Iowa, dies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and defined Iowa’s Republican politics for years, has died. He was 89.  More...

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90

NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Ditko, the Marvel Comics artist who gave the world the woven webs and soaring red-and-blue shape of Spider-Man and the other-worldly shimmer of Doctor Strange, has died, authorities said Friday. He was 90.  More...

Opinion

When is local truly local?

(AP) –– It may seem like a ridiculous question, especially in a part of the world where buyers can literally see a fish come off the boat at the dock, but a recent investigation by The Associated Press revealed that consumers do not alway More...

Political Cartoon

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Centrists must take center stage

It’s time for the centrists in the Senate to take center stage.  More...

Sports

Dunbar rallies to claim 10-12 championship

The Rostraver 10-12 All- Stars were in the lead for most of Sunday’s Little League Baseball District 9 championship game at Willow Park in Mt. Pleasant. More...

SPORTS NOTICES

OUTDOORS  Fun shoot  The South Connellsville Rod and Gun Club will hold a .22 fun shoot from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 21.  The shoot is open to children ages 10-15, and registration must be completed prior to the event.  More...

Rookie Kingham pitches, hits Pirates to 4-1 win over Phillies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With the Pittsburgh Pirates struggling to score runs, rookie pitcher Nick Kingham came through to give himself some run support.  Kingham pitched six solid innings and drove in two runs, helping the Pirates avoid a three- More...

Actors and Artists of F.C. sponsors best logo contest

Searching for a new look that will be unique to the group, Actors and Artists of Fayette County is presently hosting a contest that challenges local artists to create their best logo idea.  The theater group was established in the 1970s and has More...

Mt. Pleasant grad joins John Lee King legacy

When John Lee King of Mt. Pleasant passed away on July 5, 2001, Julia Dengler also of Mt. Pleasant was just an infant. Now, 17 years later, Dengler has become part of King’s legacy.  More...

Obituaries

Emma R. Blair

FORMERLY OF STAR JUNCTION

Comforted by the love and support of her son and daughter, and suffused with the grace that comes from living a long and abundantly good and useful life, Emma Ruth (“Tootie”) Blair passed away on July 2, 2018, as the result of complicatio More...

Maryann Demagall

FORMERLY OF EVERSON

Maryann Demagall, 74, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Everson, passed away peacefully in the presence of her family, Thursday evening, July 5, 2018, in Mt. St. Macrina Manor, Uniontown.  She was born in Mt. More...

Evelyn M. Smith

SCOTTDALE

Evelyn Mae Riley Smith, 91, of Scottdale, died Thursday afternoon, July 5, 2018, in Scottdale Manor and Rehabilitation Center, East Huntingdon Township, while being comforted by her loving family.  She was born Nov. 16, 1926, in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

SUDOKU

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-2 Night: 6-7  Pick 3 Day: 5-5-0 Night: 3-3-9  Pick 4 Day: 9-2-4-9 Night: 5-3-2-4  Pick 5 Day: 3-6-8-1-1 Night: 1-6-3-6-6  Wild Day: 6 Night: 4   More...

Do Just One Thing

In most communities, you’re given two trash receptacles -- one for recycling and one for actual garbage. Ever wonder what happens if you decide to not recycle and use both for trash? More...

Lifestyles

ASK THE DOCTORS

Reader weighs love of running against pain of arthritis in back

DEAR DOCTOR: I am 55, and I love to run. I don’t overdo it, usually only seven to 10 miles per week. But now that I have arthritis in my back, doctors have told me to quit running. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Donations accepted   Connellsville Community Center Thrift Store, 201 E. Fairview Ave., is accepting donations of clothing, household items, and small appliances. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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