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July 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Scam phone call demands back taxes

Kittanning police chief warns residents to be on alert

Armstrong County residents may receive a call informing them they owe back taxes, but this tactic is a common scam.  Mary Bailey of Kittanning recently received such a call.  “A call came from Georgia, and I didn’t answer it,&rd More...

News

Spaghetti dinners planned for Dayton woman

Proceeds to aid in Rennee Fisher’s recovery from vehicle accident

A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held to benefit Dayton’s Rennee Fisher, who was recently injured in a head-on vehicle crash.  The event will take place from 2-6 p.m. July 15 at the Sagamore Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. More...

Political prisoner, Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies at age 61

SHENYANG, China (AP) — Imprisoned for all the seven years since he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Liu Xiaobo never renounced the pursuit of human rights in China, insisting on living a life of “honesty, responsibility and dignity.&rdq More...

Education Notes

Dean’s Lists:  • McKenna Cordier of Freeport has been named to the Dean’s List at John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio, for the spring 2017 semester. More...

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Boy Band 8 p.m. on WTAE WATM The competition moves to its next phase with the new episode “Live! Live! More...

Coalition highlights anti-drug youth education programs

Specialists conduct presentations meant for kindergartners, grade-schoolers

As the Armstrong Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition has long since established education as a preventative measure to combat the drug epidemic, community members got an inside perspective into how local prevention specialists educate youth regar More...

Two hospitalized following Cowansville vehicle accident

Tammara Duncan of Karns City and Lewis Hindman of East Brady man were both hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident between approximately 11:45 a.m. More...

Prison board discusses budget shortfalls, improves guard equipment

Armstrong County Jail is $3,000 over budget for staff training, warden reports

Staff members at the Armstrong County Jail are required to receive training from the state, but the jail is approximately $3,000 over budget for staff training.  At Thursday’s monthly prison board meeting, the board approved training for t More...

Sports

Armstrong takes game one against Kelly Chrysler, 11-1

It has been a special summer for the Armstrong junior legion team and the team’s remarkable run continued Thursday evening at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School as the home team rode a seven-run outburst in the fifth inning to a dominant 11-1 victor More...

On This Day In Sports History

July 14th, 1970

LOCALLY   Kittanning upset Ford City 11-2 in a Armstrong County Senior Legion tilt played at Lemmon Field.  As a result of the loss, Ford City held on to a narrow half-game lead over Freeport.  “Boom” Sanders hurled the vic More...

HOSTING THE SHOW

Montebell Field in West Kittanning was the place to be in town on Thursday evening for the District 26 9-10 year-old championship. Freeport, which played as the home team, fell to KESS, 23-2. More...

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