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July 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Tractor owner earns distinction at festival

The Shannock Valley Community Festival’s Best Tractor Award went to Dave McGaughey (left) who was presented the distinction this weekend by Brandon Weister, the event’s parade coordinator More...

News

Defense seeks more information before trial in Fayette County toddler death

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The attorney for a Pennsylvania woman charged along with a man in the starvation death of their 23-month-old daughter is seeking additional information for her defense in the upcoming homicide trial.   More...

BIRTHS

Elsewhere Births July 2, 2017   More...

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Parks Police Department, Kiskiminetas Police Department, Oklahoma Ambulance and North Apollo Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with injuries at 11:29 a.m. More...

Sports

Despite the explosive offense, Steelers’ defense remains key to 2017-18 success

It has been five years since the Steelers defense ranked No. 1 in the NFL — for the fourth time in six seasons — a reign not even the great Steel Curtain defenses of the 1970s could match.  More...

Spieth’s wild journey ends with British Open win

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — During one of Jordan Spieth’s many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Mich More...

Freeland’s arm, Rockies’ bats key 13-3 win over Pirates

DENVER (AP) — A two-week stretch between starts didn’t seem to bother rookie left-hander Kyle Freeland. More...

Leechburg Fire Company prepares for brew-off/cook-off

Event is part of the organization’s annual FreedomFest

The Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company (LVFC) will play host to its 2017 Freedom- Fest on Sept. 8-9 at 268 Canal St. More...

East Brady River Fest royalty abounds

Hailey Patsy, the 2017 Riverfest Queen at the East Brady River Fest held this weekend, (far right) poses with a pair of event attendees. More...

Obituaries

Earl Franklin Boyer

Rural Valley

Earl Franklin Boyer, 77, of Rural Valley, completed his journey on earth to be in the arms of Jesus for eternity.  Earl passed away Sunday July 23, 2017, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh surrounded by his loving family.  Earl wa More...

Sally A. Yount

Ford City

Sally A. Yount, 81, of Ford City, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital.  She was born May 2, 1936, in Kittanning to the late George and Hattie (Cornman) Yount. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pick 2 Day: 4-2 Night: 2-8  Pick 3 Day: 4-8-2 Night: 1-1-1  Pick 4 Day: 7-5-1-1 Night: 8-6-0-4  Pick 5 Day: 8-6-0-5-0 Night: 1-3-3-4-6  Treasure Hunt: 04-07-10-17-20   More...

Do Just One Thing

After you’ve enjoyed a fresh banana, what do you do with the peel? You can add it to your compost bin or boil it to make banana-peel tea, but why not try banana-peel fertilizer spray? More...

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