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August 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

S. Connellsville solicitor to look into investigation of $186,000 in missing funds

South Connellsville Borough solicitor Michael Hammond will be looking into the status of an investigation over funds missing from sewage and garbage accounts.  More...

News

U.K. police treat Parliament car crash as act of terrorism

LONDON (AP) — Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city’s government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism More...

Carter backs Democrat in Georgia governor’s race

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is backing Democrat Stacey Abrams in the race for Georgia governor, becoming the third U.S. president to weigh in on the contest.  More...

Numerous rafters pulled from rain-swollen Pennsylvania river

SLATINGTON (AP) — Fifty campers on a rafting trip were safely pulled from the rain-swollen Lehigh River in Pennsylvania this week after severe storms spurred heavy currents, officials said.  More...

Opinion

Journalists do the best they can to find the truth

(AP) –– One of the biggest challenges in the news business is gathering facts and putting them together to form a story.  Imagine if you had to write a research paper every day by 5 p.m.  Scary thought, isn’t it?  Wel More...

Political Cartoon

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Dems wonder, ‘Where’s Obama?’

“Join me on Team ‘18,” Barack Obama wrote in a recent fundraising email from his old political group, Organizing for Action. “Every election, every ballot measure, every conversation between now and November ... More...

Sports

SHS golf teams looking to learn, improve

The golf teams at Southmoreland High School will have plenty of new faces this season, but there are some experienced players sprinkled in that should help the Scotties be competitive.  More...

Steelers to unveil new defensive formation

LATROBE -- The Pittsburgh Steelers are excited to roll out a new defensive formation this season.  The Steelers have spent portions of training camp practices at St. More...

Tampa Bay Rays get touted prospect from Pirates to complete deal for Archer

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired minor league pitcher Shane Baz from Pittsburgh as the player to be named in the July 31 trade that sent Chris Archer to the Pirates.  The 19-year-old Baz, selected 12th overall in the 2017 a More...

Report names Greensburg Diocese ‘offenders’

A total of 20 priests who served at some point in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Greensburg were named as “offenders” in a highly anticipated report released on Tuesday.  More...

Individuals dismissed as defendants in Fayette County prison lawsuit

A federal judge on Tuesday approved dismissal of individuals as defendants in a lawsuit filed over conditions at the Fayette County Prison.  The county will continue as a defendant in the suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Penns More...

Woman charged with assaulting trooper

A Grindstone woman kicked a state trooper in the chest while being taken to Highlands Hospital in Connellsville for an involuntary mental health commitment, according to court papers.  More...

Obituaries

Millys N. Altman

Uniontown

Millys Nixon Altman, 97, of Uniontown, died suddenly Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.  Born March 16, 1921, in Revere (Uledi), she was the middle daughter of physician Dr. Holbert J. Nixon and Beatrice B. More...

Jeffrey T. Baird

Uniontown

Jeffrey Thomas Baird, 52, of Uniontown, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at home.  He was born Aug. 22, 1965, in Uniontown, a son of Russell F. Baird and Anna Marie (Pollak) Baird.  More...

Richard Secrest

Scottdale

Richard Secrest, 79, of Scottdale, passed away at 11:10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Scottdale Manor and Rehabilitation Center, East Huntingdon Township.  Jake was born Nov. 25, 1938, in Mt. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

Organic fruits and vegetables have been grown without the use of chemical insecticides or herbicides. But when you get them home, you should still wash them thoroughly before eating, because even organic produce can have pesticides on them. More...

Lifestyles

Parents’ decision to not vaccinate baby worries grandma

Dear Doctor: My son and his wife have a 13-month-old son, born at home, whom they refuse to have vaccinated. In fact, the only time he’s seen a doctor was a month ago when he had a bad cold. More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions held   More...

Church News

Scholarships offered   More...

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