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New Horizon 4-H member says showmanship, bonding key to showing lambs

By Barbara Starn
Keeping her eye on the judge paid off for Sadie Richter, 10, of Acme. The New Horizons 4-H member and her lamb, Bruiser, won champion in the lightweight class recently at the 99th annual Pennsylvania State Farm Show. Encouraged by friends ...

Rabies clinic for dogs, cats set for Saturday in Uniontown

By Beth Lynn
A rabies clinic will be held from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at Tractor Supply store, 575 Morgantown Road, Uniontown. Dr. Tanya Fronczek of Rolling Hills Veterinary Clinic will be the veterinarian providing the clinic. Rabies shots cost $10, distemper shots are ...

Western Pa. nonprofits roll dice on casino company grants

By Mary Pickels
Twenty-four nonprofits throughout Fayette, Somerset, Westmoreland and Washington counties are among 150 entrants vying for $50,000 in grants through the Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.’s Community Aces Challenge 2015. One $15,000 grant and one $10,000 grant each will be awarded in ...

‘Phantom’ breezes into Laurel Highlands High School

By Marilyn Forbes
With its lavish sets and costumes, timeless story of love and haunting musical score, “Phantom of the Opera” is one of the best known and ...

Creepy, kooky cast bringing ‘The Addams Family’ to Connellsville Area stage

By Marilyn Forbes
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ookey, and they are coming to the Connellsville Area High School stage as the students ...

Fayette County motorist accused of firing shots when good Samaritans stop at crash scene

By Paul Peirce
A Fayette County man was arraigned Friday on charges related to a Dec. 20 crash in Brownsville, where police say he indiscriminately fired two handguns into the air as good Samaritans stopped to assist him and his injured passenger. John W. ...

Temp slowly rising in Fay-West area

By Mark Hofmann
Sunday is the first day of March and most Fay-West area residents are hoping to say good-bye to winter soon. But, not so fast. For the past ...

Suspect in Uniontown woman’s homicide surrenders to police, claims innocence

By Mary Pickels  and Renatta Signorini
A Uniontown man charged with homicide in the death of his longtime girlfriend last week has denied he fired the fatal shots. “He says he didn’t ...

Uniontown podiatrist, 6 others charged in prescription painkiller scheme

By Renatta Signorini
A Uniontown podiatrist and six of his patients are set to be arraigned Monday on charges related to a prescription painkiller scheme. During an Aug. 8 interview, William Todd Ainsley, 39, of North Union admitted to investigators that he had a ...

Connellsville robbery suspect has bail modified

By Mark Hofmann
A suspect in a residential robbery that occurred this month in Connellsville had his bail modified and was placed in Fayette County Prison because the ...

Charges dropped in dad’s stabbing in South Connellsville

By Mark Hofmann
Charges of attempted involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault and simple assault were dismissed Thursday against a South Connellsville man who was charged with stabbing his father ...

Police: Suspect in Uniontown woman’s shooting death considered armed, dangerous

By Renatta Signorini
State police are searching for a Uniontown man they consider to be “armed and dangerous” for allegedly shooting his longtime girlfriend twice in the head ...

Connellsville robbery suspect identified

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville police have identified and are searching for one of three suspects in an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday morning in the city. A warrant has ...

Fayette County board OKs Energy Corp. of America to pump water from river for drilling site

By Renatta Signorini
A special exception was granted unanimously Wednesday by the Fayette County zoning hearing board for an energy company to operate a site where water can be pumped out of the Monongahela River. Several conditions were imposed by the board on Energy ...

Connellsville man sentenced to prison for role in armed robbery of pizza deliverer

By Renatta Signorini
A Connellsville 20-year-old was sentenced Wednesday to spend up to five years under court supervision in connection with the armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver in January 2014. Cody Darrell declined to address Judge Joseph George before being sentenced to ...

St. Raymond of the Mountains hosting Lenten dinners

By Pam Porterfield
If you can spare some time on a Friday and would like an excellent meal, stop by for a fish/shrimp Lenten dinner at St. Raymond of the Mountains, 170 School House Lane, Donegal, 4-6:30 p.m. each Friday, until March 27. ...

Connellsville 7th-grader wins Fay-West region spelling bee

By Mark Hofmann
Two out of 28 public and parochial students from the Fay-West region will participate in the regional spelling bee in Pittsburgh next month. The 58th Annual ...

Dawson church fundraiser to aid those in need

By Rachel Basinger
A soup and sandwich fundraiser will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium of the Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church in Dawson. Rhoda Applebee, secretary of the United Methodist Women’s Committee who is organizing the ...

Connellsville police seeking 3 men in armed robbery

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville police are looking for three men involved in an armed robbery in the city Tuesday morning. Chief James Capitos said a call came into the station approximately 10:36 a.m. of an armed robbery in the 500 block of East Murphy ...

‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ is Conn-Area Catholic School’s 10th annual musical

By Linda Harkcom
Conn-Area Catholic School will celebrate its 10th anniversary of producing a musical for the community with the student production of “Willy Wonka Jr.” Principal Cecilia Solan ...

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