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Winter / watering on a farm isn’t much fun

It isn’t any secret, at least to my nearest and dearest, that I’m not a fan of the cold. In fact, I much prefer warm weather to cold any time, so the recent cold snap hasn’t exactly been a highlight of my existence. More...

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Sports

Muskies, Trojans join Reynolds, Mercer, CP with Thursday night wins

Wrestling  Jamestown 45, Northwestern 36   JAMESTOWN —The Muskies’ matmen were able to ramp up their score early in the match Thursday, which started at 145, to withstand the final three bouts to beat Northwestern 45-36 at James More...

Pirates agree to terms with three

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole remains a Pittsburgh Pirate. For now, at least.  More...

Penguins goalie Murray out tending to personal matter

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is in Canada with his family to tend to a personal matter and will be away from the team indefinitely.  More...

Community

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

‘Fipping Flapjacks’ cancelled, new dinner announced at Jamestown Presby   JAMESTOWN — Due to weather conditions, the Jamestown Presbyterian Church’s youth group’s “Flipping Flapjacks” pancake breakfast h More...

Governor Wolf recognizes #WearBlueDay, promotes human trafficking awareness

HARRISBURG — Pa. Gov. More...

Kelly announces his 21 nominees to U.S. military academies

Seven Mercer County students nominated

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly recently announced the names of 21 young men and women he has nominated to the prestigious United States military service academies for the graduating Class of 2022, including a few from Mercer County.  More...

Speaker’s story helps open eyes of students, staff

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Superintendent Tracey Reiser was first introduced to Harvard graduate Russell Schober when he told his story to a group of superintendents at Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV. More...

No weekend off for those who must battle Mother Nature

Staring down a forecast of a layer of ice and five to seven inches of snow, local schools, government offices and places of business shut down early Friday, but for some, the then-impending weather meant more work.  More...

 

News

Wrong Vermilion: Louisiana arrest prompts hate mail to Ohio

VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police department receiving angry emails and Facebook messages about the controversial arrest of a teacher is asking the senders to stop for one key reason: It actually happened in a similarly named community in L More...

What will the MeToo movement mean for Cosby’s next trial?

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors couldn’t agree the first time around whether to accept a woman’s story that “America’s Dad,” Bill Cosby, sexually assaulted her over a decade ago. More...

Man seeks dismissal of charges in wife’s Lake Erie death

ERIE (AP) — A man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie and then reporting she’d accidentally fallen overboard from his commercial fishing boat is seeking dismissal of the criminal charges against him.  More...

Obituaries

Susan M. Foltz

Susan M. Foltz, 67, of 60 Sherrard Ave., Greenville (Hempfield Township), formerly of Columbus, Ohio, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. More...

Vicki L. Hall

Vicki L. Hall, 49, of Hadley Road, Hempfield Township, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 12, 2018.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Loutzenhiser Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. 366 & 368 S. More...

James ‘Ranger’ Loomis

James “Ranger” Loomis, 87, of Transfer (Pymatuning Township), passed away peacefully at 10:50 p.m. on Friday, Jan. More...