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February 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

College’s apprentice program develops workers

Local company Oberg Industries is partnering with Butler County Community College (BC3) to train skilled laborers to help offset the ever-increasing future retirement of close to 100 of Oberg’s employees.  More...

News

Local artist donates painting to Armstrong High School

Now hanging in the lobby in front of the Armstrong Junior-Senior High School auditorium is a new piece of vibrant and valuable artwork that has been donated by a local artist.  Local painter Rod Morris has been painting for roughly 15 years so f More...

Salary board makes multiple moves

Armstrong County’s salary board on Thursday approved a number of moves pertaining to various county employees.  The board voted to create a temporary, full-time captain deputy sheriff position at non-supervisory pay grade 14 ($14.41 to $18 More...

JAIL REPORT

The following were committed to Armstrong County Jail on Wednesday:  • Paul Vanhoose Blackgrove, 52, of Sixth Avenue, Ford City, on a parole violation.  • Jarrid Ray Decock, 35, of Nobles Lane, Pittsburgh, on a bench warrant for f More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1690, the Massachusetts Colony printed the first American paper currency.  In 1870, the 15th Amendment was ratified, prohibiting state and federal governments from denying the right to vote based on race or color.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-6 Night: 4-6  Pick 3 Day: 5-4-9 Night: 4-5-4  Pick 4 Day: 3-9-4-2 Night: 8-8-4-3  Pick 5 Day: 8-8-2-1-3 Night: 2-5-7-7-9  Treasure Hunt: 05-19-23-26-30   More...

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Commissioners vote to abolish jury commissioners

Board’s move will take effect Dec. 31 of this year

Armstrong County Commissioners on Thursday voted to adopt a resolution to abolish the position of jury commissioners, effective Dec. More...

‘Rural Valley Duo’ seeks reelection this year

Sheriff William Rupert and Coroner Brian Myers declare candidacies

Armstrong County Sheriff William Rupert and county Coroner Brian Myers -- a Rural Valley duo and long-time friends -- are looking to be reelected to their positions come this November.  Both men can equally agree that their jobs are a passion an More...

Obituaries

Victor P. Ross

ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP

Victor P. Ross, 95, of Allegheny Township passed away on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Robert R. Rupert

FORD CITY

Robert R. Rupert, 52, of Ford City died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.  He was born Feb. 27, 1964, in Kittanning, son of Fred A. More...

Sports

Feeling the Heat

Red Dragons extinguish Wolves on senior night with win

On a night where the West Shamokin community came together to honor the senior members of the basketball team, as well as military veterans in “Red, White and Blue Night,” the night would end in heartbreaking fashion. More...

Armstrong Girls Fall at Mars, 62-47

It was evident after the fact, at least in head coach Kirk Lorigan’s eyes, that tonight was not to be his team’s night as the Armstrong River Hawks fell on the road at Mars in a tough section loss, 62-47.  More...

Leechburg outlasts Sto-Rox in Class 2A battle

To say that the Leechburg girl’s basketball team has had a roller coaster season would be an understatement. More...

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