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August 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Somerset Trust’s past, present and future focuses on family

Somerset Trust is keeping its past in mind while moving into the future.  The family-led bank has been around since 1889, and the community culture held by current CEO, G. More...

News

Bookkeeper: Paul Manafort ‘approved every penny’ of bills

ALEXANDRIA, Va. More...

Financial fruit: Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has become the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion, the financial fruit of stylish technology that has redefined what we expect from our gadgets.  More...

Rosa Parks’s letter about 1957 bombing bought by targeted pair

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A letter written by civil rights activist Rosa Parks describing the 1957 bombing of her neighbors’ home has been purchased at auction by the couple who were targeted in the attack.  More...

Opinion

Pa. should stop suspending driver’s licenses for non-driving offenses

(AP) –– After Pennsylvania is finished punishing people for offenses ranging from underage drinking to drug crimes, it piles on by suspending their driver’s licenses, robbing ex-offenders –– including young people –– of their ability to get on with t More...

Special to The Daily Courier

Pa. fuel taxes needed to keep roads, bridges safe

HARRISBURG –– It’s called “Pump Price Panic” –– a momentary shock when refueling a vehicle following an out-of-state trip.  A Daily Courier analysis explains the reason –– taxes.  More...

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Sports

Carmichaels wins FCBL Championship

For the third straight year, the Fayette County Baseball League season ended with a championship trophy presentation to Carmichaels.  More...

Haden, Burns bringing along young Steelers defensive backs

LATROBE (AP) — Artie Burns and Joe Haden don’t believe the Pittsburgh Steelers have a clear-cut No. More...

Poulter leads at Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ian Poulter was annoyed upon realizing he had never finished better than 13th at Firestone, so he took a step toward doing something about it Thursday with an 8-under 62 and a one-shot lead in the Bridgestone Invitational.&nb More...

Former nurse talks about her struggle with addiction at Mt. Pleasant VFD

The scene was set for a small crowd at the Mt. Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department’s central station. More...

Police: Uniontown man threatens to shoot up Belle Vernon business

A Uniontown man threatened to shoot up a Belle Vernon business where he was to be furloughed on Friday, police said.  More...

Uniontown man charged with raping teen

A Uniontown man sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in a North Union Township motel in May, state police said.  Richard Alan Hoover, 46, of 530 Independence Ave., was arraigned on Thursday on charges of rape, statutory sexual assault, involunt More...

Obituaries

David K. Browell

Formerly of Vanderbilt

David K. Browell, 87, passed away peacefully Aug. 1, 2018, in Upper St. Clair, following a long illness.  Dave was born Dec. 18, 1930, in Vanderbilt. More...

Irene M. Napoleon

Mt. Pleasant

Irene M. Napoleon, 93, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away early Wednesday morning, Aug. 1, 2018, in Excela Health Frick Hospital, Mt. More...

Margaret Stepansky

Mt. Pleasant

There was a celebration in Heaven on Aug. More...

Arts and Entertainment

Review: YA hodgepodge ‘The Darkest Minds’ whiffs on story

Kids under the age of 18 are being persecuted by adults for their special powers in “The Darkest Minds ,” an adaptation of book one of Alexandra Bracken’s young adult trilogy that’s about five years and 15 movie dystopias too More...

Betty White’s 80-year career celebrated in PBS special

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White sees no point in slowing down at age 96, as long as her phone keeps ringing with offers to work. More...

Review: McKinnon channels her inner spy in uneven ‘Spy’

From the get-go, “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” a Kate McKinnon Mila Kunis buddy spy comedy, has two things going for it.  First, female spies are clearly in vogue, if you’ve been reading the news — or if you prefer your spies More...

Lifestyles

Church News

Flea markets/bake sales set   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions held   • The Guynn reunion will be held Sunday at Juniata Sportsman’s Club. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Please bring a covered dish and a $20 gift for the Chinese auction. All Guynns are welcome. More...

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