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December 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mercer County Republicans celebrate holidays, Trump win

MERCER — Mercer County Republicans had more to celebrate last night than just the upcoming Christmas holidays. More...

Special Sections

Commentary

Nov. 24, 1980: Area artists learn from touted painter

FROM THE ARCHIVES

Area artists attending oil painting classes in Grove City have the pleasure of working with Harry Hickman of Lisbon, a well-known artist, as instructor. More...

Obituaries

Earl E. Fagley

Earl E. Fagley, 90, formerly of Greenville and Clarks Mills, passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at St. Paul’s in Greenville (West Salem Township).  He was born in Sligo, Pa., on Aug. More...

Marilyn J. Frazier

Marilyn J. Frazier, 78, formerly of Hermitage and Coal Hill Road, West Salem Township, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 7, 2016, in St. Paul’s.  She was born in Cochranton on March 13, 1938, to Lawrence H. and Margaret J. More...

SERVICES

FAGLEY — Earl E., 90, formerly of Greenville and Clarks Mills. Visitation will be held today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at Clarks Mills United Methodist Church, 3813 Hadley Road, Clarks Mills. More...

Community

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Reservations due today for GSCC Christmas brunch   The Greenville Senior Community Center will host a Christmas brunch Thursday, Dec. 22, with a variety of events taking place, and reservations for the brunch are due today  More...

CLASS MEETINGS

MHS Class of 1955 meets Wednesday   PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP —  The Mercer High School Class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. More...

BIBLE THOUGHT

“I am the gate; whoever enters through More...

As Greenville nears Act 47 exit, hurdles not over

Now that Greenville has cut the extra tax revenue that was keeping it in Act 47, its next task is to begin planning on how to stay solvent without that income. More...

Public hails hero of space, politics

Tributes poured in for former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95. More...

 

 

News

Pizza shop gunman regrets how he handled situation

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — The man accused of firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant said he regrets how he handled the situation but refused to completely dismiss the false online claims involving a child sex ring that brought him there. More...

Facebook exec: False stories on site didn’t sway election

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg says she doesn’t think misinformation spread on the social media platform swayed the election in favor of President-elect Donald Trump.  More...

Conduct Board: District judge improperly pursued clerk

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — The state Judicial Conduct Board says a Beaver County district judge improperly pursued a romantic interest in one of his clerks and otherwise had an improper demeanor.  More...

Sports

Building on success

Greenville’s program prepares to repeat last year’s performance with largely the same squad

Following last season’s success — Region 2 champion and state duals quarterfinalist — the Greenville wrestling team is ready to match that. “It was a nice thing for this program,” said Greenville head coach John Reynolds. More...

Facing Challenges

Mercer looks to retool their identity, replace players

MERCER — After a 17- 10 season and two playoff wins in 2015-2016, the Mercer girls’ basketball team will look to build off of that this season.  “We went into last season without having a huge identity,” head coach Aaron More...

RG3 back in starting lineup for winless Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Three months later, Robert Griffin III is starting anew with the Browns.  RG3 wants to make the wait worth it.  “It’s all about being in the right situation at the right time,” he said Thursday.&nb More...