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October 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

The Daily Courier kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Daily Courier is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by publishing stories about the disease and featuring local businesses decorated in pink.  The newspaper will be turning the front page pink on Saturday, Oct. More...

News

Dunbar man accused of sexual assaulting teenage girl

A Dunbar Township man gave a teenage girl alcohol and illegal drugs, then sexually assaulted her in his home in May, state police at Uniontown said.  James Edward Pitts Jr., 28, of 193 Cope Road, was charged Tuesday with rape, involuntary deviat More...

Tesla 3Q production numbers up, but can they be sustained?

Tesla Motors accelerated production of its pivotal Model 3 sedan during the summer just as CEO Elon Musk promised, vindicating the electric car maker’s leader amid a backdrop of baffling behavior that jeopardized his job.  The company anno More...

Real Peggy Sue, of 1958 Buddy Holly song fame, dies in Texas

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The Texas woman who inspired the 1958 Buddy Holly song “Peggy Sue” has died at a Lubbock hospital.  More...

Opinion

Texas still recovering from Hurricane Harvey

(AP) –– We knew the recovery from Hurricane Harvey wasn’t going to happen overnight, but we didn’t know how slow the federal assistance part of the process was going to be.  We are at 13 months past the disaster that stru More...

Political Cartoon

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In Kavanaugh fight, Dems move goal

Ask any casual observer what the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation fight is about, and the answer will be the allegation that at a high school party 36 years ago, when Kavanaugh was 17, he drunkenly forced then-15-year-old Christine Ford ont More...

Sports

Falcons top Knights in opener, 7-1

For only practicing a handful of times leading into the season, the Connellsville hockey team couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2018-19 campaign.  After a scoreless first period, the Falcons exploded for four goals in the secon More...

Volleyball, soccer teams earn victories

Morgan Domer collected 25 assists as the Connellsville volleyball team beat host Penn-Trafford, 3-0, in Section 3-AAAA action on Tuesday. The Falcons (6-6, 5-2) won in sets of 25-23, 25-18 and 25-18, with Maggie Means picking up 20 digs. More...

Steelers focusing on slow starts, not Le’Veon Bell’s possible return

PITTSBURGH (AP) — If Le’Veon Bell is returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers later this month, he hasn’t let his teammates and coaches know anything about it.  More...

Man claims he lost job because of political ally

A former Fayette County public works director claims in a federal suit that he lost his job because he has ties to a former county commissioner who is a political opponent of current members of the county board.  Robert Carson made his allegatio More...

Connellsville announces 2018 Homecoming Court

This year’s Connellsville Area High School Homecoming Court features 10 girls, seven who attend the high school and three who attend the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center.  The members of the court are Madison Cree, Nichole So More...

Obituaries

Ivory A. Akers

Brownsville

Ivory Allen Akers, 85, of Brownsville, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in the Mon Valley Hospital.  He was born July 31, 1933, in Fort Blackmore, Va., a son of the late Stonewall Cleveland and Martha Lane Akers.  More...

Helen G. Moon

Connellsville

Helen Grace Zorn Moon, 97, of Connellsville, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2018, at the Hillside Estates.  She was born June 14, 1921, in Dawson, a daughter of the late Frank A. and Bess Murtland Zorn.  More...

Helen M. Gadd

Formerly of Mt. Pleasant

Helen M. Gadd, 86, of West LaFayette, Ind., formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, Sept. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

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

Do Just One Thing

When you are decorating your home for Halloween, be wary of putting up fake spider webs in your yard. More...

Lifestyles

EpiPen shortage has parents scrambling for other options

Dear Doctor: Between my sister and me, we have three kids with serious allergies (two peanut and one bee sting), and each of their schools requires us to provide them with an EpiPen for emergencies. More...

Church News

Rummage buildings open   The rummage buildings at Fairview Church of God, Route 982 between Laurelville and Kecksburg, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday through October. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following area couples recently applied for marriage licenses in Fayette and Westmoreland counties.  Fayette County  Derek James Smitley and Kristy Elaine Detar, both of Mill Run  Dennis Lee Swink and Sue Ann Andrews, both of Vande More...

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