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Court backs jail term for drug dealer
A former Farrell man serving a sentence for drug deals lost an appeal to get out from under a 10-year mandatory prison term.Continued ...
Digester plant expansion ‘substantially complete’
Hermitage Municipal Authority on Wednesday approved the final certificates of substantial completion for contractors hired to expand the water pollution control plant.Continued ...
Power outage clears cancer care center
A squirrel was the culprit behind a power outage that cleared out Sharon Regional Health System’s Cancer Care Center at 2320 Highland Road in Hermitage on Wednesday morning.Continued ...
Budget sets savings goals for 2014
Mercer County commissioners will likely approve this morning a $60 million budget for the coming year that holds the line on taxes and sets out savings goals for the coming year, but Fiscal Administrator John Logan said he can’t be that confident about coming years.Continued ...
Campbell will spend 35 to life behind bars
As a Mercer County common pleas court judge, Christopher J. St. John often is faced with having to balance the details of a horrific crime with letters from the defendant’s friends and family members espousing what a good person the defendant is and how out of character the crime is.Continued ...
- Court backs jail term for drug dealer
Brookfield boys win season-opener against Py Valley
It was a typical season-opener: Too many turnovers, some questionable shot selection, and careless personal fouls. But for Brookfield High boys’ bench boss Bill Kovach, “ ... always happy with a win.”Continued ...
The Warriors were 7-for-10 from the free-throw line during the 4th frame, and held off Pymatuning Valley, 59-48, Tuesday night.
Hornets advance to semis with win over Central
DuBOIS, PA. — Some people could say the “third time is a charm.” For the Hickory High Hornets it was much more than that. In fact, it was glorious.Continued ...
After losing in the first round of the PIAA Class AA playoffs the last two years, the Hornets finally nailed down a victory with a 37-27 triumph over the Central Dragons from Martinsburg.
Lakeview falls to Clarion Area in PIAA quarterfinals
SLIPPERY ROCK — In the scholastic athletic arena, “mercy rule” — while not politically correct in hyper-sensitive 2013 society — is a relatively accepted term.Continued ...
Clarion High’s football had mercy-ruled all 13 prior opponents this season. And the Bobcats seemed bent on continuing their commanding conquests during Saturday’s PIAA Class A quarterfinal-round meeting with Lakeview.
- Brookfield boys win season-opener against Py Valley
Washington woman unknowingly live-tweets husband's death
A Washington state woman known for monitoring police scanners unknowingly live-tweeted about a fatal car wreck Wednesday, initially unaware that the victim was her husband.
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