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Additional charges filed in Connellsville vandalism case

By Mark Hofmann
Additional charges were filed Thursday against a Mt. Pleasant man and woman allegedly responsible for the rash of vandalism incidents in Connellsville that occurred in ...

Ceremony, parade mark start of 61st annual Fayette County Fair

By Mark Hofmann
The 61st annual Fayette County Fair officially kicked off 10 days of fun on Thursday with recognition of agriculture education. During the fair’s opening ceremony, ...

Connellsville Lions Club concert series continues through Sept. 6

By Nancy Henry
The Connellsville Lions Club continues to present its Lions Square Summer Concert Series in Connellsville. The final six bands scheduled will be bringing a variety of crowd-pleasing music to the venue on Sunday nights, now through Sept. 6. Concerts start at 7 ...

Connellsville man arrested for firing handgun in city’s East Park

By Karl Polacek
After an incident Wednesday night during which a Connellsville man allegedly shot a handgun in the city’s East Park, Mayor Greg Lincoln said plans are ...

Fayette man gets house arrest in prescription painkiller scheme

By Liz Zemba
A Fayette County man who is one of seven people accused in a painkiller scheme was sentenced on Thursday to 24 months in a probationary program, with 18 months to be served on house arrest. Scott E. Bloom, 43, of Hibbs, ...

Man with handgun robs Fayette County bar, patron

By Paul Peirce
State police in Uniontown are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a busy Fayette County bar with a handgun early Thursday and fled with cash from the register and a patron. The robbery occurred at 12:37 a.m. ...

Woman accused of stabbing man at Fayette housing complex

By Tribune-Review
A Fayette County woman became angry and stabbed a man she accused of spying on her while she had sex with another man in a Redstone apartment Thursday morning, state police at Belle Vernon allege. Troopers arrested Kaylee D. Black, ...

Fair weather expected for opening of Fayette County Fair

By Mark Hofmann
All roads are open, and the skies are  expected to be clear for the 61st annual Fayette County Fair. “It’s going very well so far,” ...

3 taken into custody after shots fired at East Park in Connellsville

By Tribune-Review
One man and two women were taken into custody by police Wednesday night after one or more gunshots were fired where a group of people had gathered at East Park in Connellsville, according to police. There were no injuries reported as ...

Connellsville Circles program fights poverty

By Laura Szepesi
With vigilance and care, the circle of poverty can be overcome and families can be led out of it — and stay out — said ...

Musical ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ to be performed in Connellsville

By Pam Porterfield
Come enjoy the popular musical “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Edwin S. Porter Theater, inside the Greater Connellsville Area Community Center, 201 E. Fairview Ave. Tickets are $12 and $10 ...

Lower Tyrone man’s appeal on sewage permit denied, but supervisors sympathetic

By Marilyn Forbes
Lower Tyrone supervisors this week addressed an appeal by Duane Stewart on the revocation of his sewage permit, which had been issued to him for his property at 260 Wilson Road. Based on a recommendation by the Department of Environmental Protection ...

Fayette warden wants to add 8 full-timers

By Liz Zemba
Fayette County’s jail warden wants to hire eight more full-time corrections officers to bring the total number to 50. Brian Miller made the recommendation to the prison board on Wednesday. He said he based the request on an internal study prepared ...

Fayette County doctor expects to go to prison in prescription scheme

By Liz Zemba
A Uniontown podiatrist accused of prescribing thousands of pain pills to patients in exchange for receiving up to half of them back testified he won’t fight the allegations and expects to be sentenced to prison. Dr. William Ainsley on Wednesday testified ...

Man sentenced for fleeing from Redstone officer

By Tribune-Review
A Hiller man was sentenced to a prison term of 2 ½ to 5 ½ years, plus 90 days, for fleeing from a Redstone police officer during a traffic stop. Judge Linda Cordaro imposed the sentence on James Holcomb Jr. 38, ...

Connellsville’s Porter Theater to present ‘Seven Brides’

By Linda Harkcom
Art will imitate life this weekend when “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” takes the stage at the Edwin S. Porter Theater in Connellsville. The 1982 Broadway ...

Fayette County residents warned muggy weather could cause health problems

By Karl Polacek
It will be hot with high humidity for one more day and night, according to the National Weather Service Pittsburgh office in Moon. But older ...

North Fayette municipal authority awaits study on water

By Karl Polacek
North Fayette County Municipal Authority board will make no decision about its plant or purchasing water until it reviews a study that will become available in August, board Chairman Philip Mahoney told those attending Tuesday night’s meeting. Mahoney also said the ...

Connellsville police search for armed robber

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville police are searching for a man who robbed a South Side convenience store late Monday. The man brandished a handgun. Police said a white man, ...

Attempted homicide charge dropped in Bullskin bat beating, but man held for trial on other counts

By Liz Zemba
A district judge dismissed a charge of attempted homicide against a Connellsville man accused of beating another man with a metal baseball bat. But Nathan Edward Williams, 29, was ordered held for trial on charges of burglary, aggravated assault, simple assault, ...

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