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July 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Midway attracts many to F.C. Fair

While many attend the Fayette County Fair because of the agricultural competitions, entertainment and demolition derby, others like it for the midway attractions.  The Wright family from Hundred, W.Va., about an hour and a half away from the Fay More...

Man charged with more offenses

A Uniontown man charged last week with hitting a woman in the face with a brick is facing new charges after authorities said he threatened to shoot a woman.  More...

News

Former congressman Dellums dies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California’s first black congressman, died Monday from cancer, according to a longtime adviser. More...

Navy’s first female admiral has died

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rear Admiral Alene Duerk, the Navy’s first female admiral, who became a trailblazer as the Navy opened up more opportunities for women, has died. She was 98 years old.  More...

States suing administration, company over 3D guns

Eight states are filing suit against the Trump administration over its decision to allow a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun, contending the hard-to-trace plastic weapons are a boon to terrorists and criminals and More...

Opinion

Farm bailout piles bad policy on top of bad policy

(AP) –– First, the president launched a trade war. More...

Trump needs to realize that coal is no longer king

(AP) –– During the 2016 presidential election, Republican Donald J. Trump embraced a simple and straightforward political strategy: Tell the people what they want to hear.  More...

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Sports

Carmichaels tops Mill Run, 5-4

In a game that could have gone either way, Carmichaels pulled within one win of a Fayette County Baseball League title by pulling out an extra-inning victory over Mill Run, 5-4 on Monday evening in Mill Run.  More...

Steelers defense looks for redemption after AFC playoff disappointment

The Pittsburgh Steeler defense wants to redeem itself from its last performance.  The Jacksonville Jaguars drubbed the Steeler defense during an AFC divisional round home playoff game as Pittsburgh equaled a team record for points allowed.  More...

Longtime Flame, former Penguin Jarome Iginla retires

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jarome Iginla closed his 20-year NHL career in the city where he was the face of the franchise.  The 41-year-old winger made his retirement official Monday in Calgary, where he spent 16 seasons with the Flames.  More...

Man held for court in gun-in-cell case

Authorities spotted the gun as they were removing Alexander Huffman from a holding cell and taking him to a district judge’s courtroom, witnesses testified Monday during a preliminary hearing in Uniontown.  “I was in front of Mr. More...

Police: Blood, footprints lead to burglary suspect

Authorities said they followed blood smears and footprints on Sunday to catch a Uniontown man and charge him with burglarizing a U-Store storage facility in North Union Township, according to court papers.  Eric Paul Elliott, 29, of 23 Lincoln S More...

Man jailed after police standoff

A Uniontown man was in the Fayette County Prison on Monday in lieu of posting $165,000 bond after a standoff with police on Friday.  State police at Uniontown went to a home in Melcroft to arrest Troy Allen Breakiron Jr. More...

Obituaries

Nicholas E. Goughenour

Connellsville

Nicholas E. “Nick” Goughenour, 53, of Connellsville, formerly of Scottdale, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018, at his residence.  Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the Robert B. More...

Patricia B. Porterfield

Normalville

Patricia B. “Preasie” Porterfield, 92, of Normalville, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, in the Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born Nov. 25, 1925, in Marianna, a daughter of the late Mildred Nickles Heinbaugh.  More...

Carol E. Preble

Florida

Carol E. Preble, 89, of Lecanto, Fla., formerly of Floral City, Fla., passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, in the Rosecastle of Citrus, Lecanto, Fla.  Personalized arrangements are under the professional supervision of the Robert B. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Over time, your hairbrushes and combs can get dirty from the dirt and oil in your hair and hairstyling products. This buildup can not only make them less effective, it can lead to an unhealthy scalp over time. More...

Lifestyles

Rates of colorectal cancer rising among younger Americans

Dear Doctor: I’m 47 years old and was very happy to have three more years before my doctor started bugging me about a colonoscopy. But my husband says there are new guidelines, and I’m now actually two years late! Why the changes?  More...

Church News

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Fay-West Calendar

Camp continues   More...

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