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The Armstrong County Courthouse will serve as the scene for the “Drugs Kill Dreams Opioid Alert” kickoff event on Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. More...

News

USDA says removal of animal welfare records not final

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department says “adjustments may be made” in its decision to remove animal welfare inspection reports, enforcement records and other information about the treatment of animals from its website. More...

GOP senior statesmen making push for a carbon tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Republican senior statesmen are pushing for a carbon tax to combat the effects of climate change, and hoping to sell their plan to the White House.  More...

Arrest announced in Sugarcreek Township fatal accident

Armstrong County District Attorney Scott J. Andreassi announced Tuesday that charges have been filed in a fatal accident, which occurred on Jan. 7, 2017, according to a press release issued by his office.  The accident took the life of John W. More...

Sports

Revenge of the Rams

Ligonier Valley dropsWest Shamokin to advance to Heritage Conference title game

With their home gym rocking and an 11-9 lead after the first quarter, the West Shamokin Wolves seemed poised to pull off a victory and earn a trip to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Friday for the Heritage Conference Championship ga More...

River Hawks clinch playoff berth with victory over Kiski

The Armstrong River Hawks basketball team found themselves in uncharted waters as a program when they took on Kiski Area in the Armstrong Gymnasium on Tuesday. More...

Ding-A-Lings scholar/athlete

January

Parents - Rachel Cousins and Jason Huth of Dayton Sports - Volleyball and Basketball School Activities - Leo Club, Yearbook, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Ambassadors More...

Gov. Wolf vows to ‘recommit to our schools, to our seniors, and to our most vulnerable citizens’

Gov. More...

Gambling violations spike in football playoff season

Football season might be a busy time of year for bars, but the 2017 football playoff season also kept the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement equally as busy.  More than $11,000 in cash was seized from roughly six establishments th More...

Suspects in fall Dayton robbery arrested, charged

Arrests made recently in connection to the Cowanshannock Subway robbery have led to charges being filed for the September robbery of Nelson’s Mini Mart in Dayton.  More...

Obituaries

John G. Wolfe

GIRTY

John G. Wolfe, 79, of Girty passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, after a long battle with heart disease.  He was born Feb. More...

Bernice L. ‘Bernie’ Bevington

BUTLER

Bernice L. ‘Bernie’ Bevington, 93, of Butler formerly of Kittanning passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in the ICU of Butler Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.  She was born Dec. More...

Beverly J. Hutchinson

FORD CITY

Beverly J. Hutchison, 80, of Ford City died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Lynn Haven Personal Care Home, Black Lick.  Born April 14, 1936, in Ford City, she was a daughter of the late William and Phyllis (Smith) McKain.  More...

Arts and Entertainment

ON THIS DATE

In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots, was executed on suspicion of plotting to murder her cousin Queen Elizabeth I.  In 1910, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated.   More...

Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 5-8 Night: 9-1  Pick 3 Day: 5-7-0 Night: 0-1-0  Pick 4 Day: 1-8-2-3 Night: 7-4-4-6  Pick 5 Day: 6-3-4-0-4 Night: 4-2-4-1-6  Treasure Hunt: 05-17-18-20-29   More...

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