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April 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Colorado tornadoes destroy homes, hog farm

EADS, Colo. (AP) — At least seven homes and a hog farm were destroyed early Friday after... More...

Top of th' Morning

Bedford High School jazz band will host a concert Tuesday. The concert will be held in the Bedford... More...

Special Sections

Local

Life imitates craft

They say that art imitates life, but I wonder if life also imitates craft once in a while. I... More...

Study finds shale-gas development causing rapid landscape change

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the Marcellus natural-gas play unfolds in Pennsylvania, NB:several... More...

Woodmen of the World holds fun run/walk

The Woodmen of the World recently held their annual Earth Day 5K Fun Run/Walk and raised $500 for... More...

Editorial

Slow exit for Newt

hat a difference a day made ... 24 little hours. ...” Singer Dinah Washington was talking... More...

Funny money

For most Americans, a penny at the gas pump has vivid significance but billions of dollars create a... More...

Old Photo Album

This was “the Cogan clan” from the late 1800s or early 1900s. In front from left are Henry,... More...

State/National Sports

Steelers take Adams for line help, grab linebacker Spence

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers had no interest in drafting Ohio State’s Mike... More...

Braves top Pirates as Burnett can’t win at Turner Field

ATLANTA (AP) — A.J. Burnett hasn’t won at Turner Field in more than a decade. That... More...

Princeton wins big at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA ( AP) — Bill Cosby had to listen to the... More...

Economy slows, but rebound ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t panic yet. The government reported Friday that the economy got... More...

County certifies primary results

Bedford County election officials certified the results of Tuesday’s primary and provided... More...

Crowds watch in awe as shuttle lands in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — In a city understandably wary of low-flying aircraft, New Yorkers and... More...

Obituaries

Margaret I. Bowser - 2014-11-15
Leo J. Hankinson - 2014-11-15
Justin Wade Henderson - 2014-11-14
Betty L. Weyant - 2014-11-14
Roxie Ann Birmingham - 2014-11-13
Helen (Ford) Gates - 2014-11-12
Adaline Irene Craig - 2014-11-11
Mary Grace Benna - 2014-11-10
Deborah J. Heeter - 2014-11-10
John H. Mills - 2014-11-10
Laura V. Melius - 2014-11-08
Shirley A. Barefoot - 2014-11-07
Lois Beachly Armstrong - 2014-11-06
Lucy May Pittman - 2014-11-06
Marjorie M. Roland - 2014-11-06
Robert C. McFarland - 2014-11-05
James William Cornell - 2014-11-05
Justin Allen Ketterman - 2014-11-04
Vance E. Carson - 2014-11-03
L. Jean Claycomb - 2014-11-03
Grace Lynn Ritchey - 2014-11-03
Arnedia Jane Sphon - 2014-11-03
Robert Terry Whetstone - 2014-11-03
John J. Yotko - 2014-11-03
Arnedia Jane Sphon - 2014-11-01
John J. Yotko - 2014-11-01
Martha Ann (Koons) Lau - 2014-10-30
Betty Jane Bivens - 2014-10-29
Beth A. Miller - 2014-10-29
Samuel J. Glass - 2014-10-29
Virginia C. Mock - 2014-10-29
Michael W. Spencer - 2014-10-29
John William Bayer Jr. - 2014-10-28
Edmund Lee Hillegass - 2014-10-28
Karen Diane Jackson - 2014-10-28
John Richard Williams - 2014-10-28
Anna Mae Christopher - 2014-10-27
Edward A. Dodson - 2014-10-27

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  • 341A
  • CHI #2283 garage door R10, reg. headroom, track w/Torsion spring
  • JACK RUSSELL PUPPIES, 4 males, shots and wormed, parents on premises, ready to go, $50 each. Phone 814-766-2501.
  • Deckside
  • FOR RENT
  • 417A
  • NEED HELP CLEANING for the holidays. Willing to help with cleaning or other tasks. Phone 814-839-2118.

State/National

Students to learn about agriculture

In elementary classrooms throughout the county, students will be learning about agriculture and its... More...

Students get extra time for vaccinations

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania students are getting additional time to comply with new... More...

Secret Service issues new rules on agent behavior

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to shake the disgrace of a prostitution scandal, the Secret Service... More...

World

U.S. officials: Core al-Qaida group ‘essentially gone’

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaida... More...

Local Sports

Ridge athletes break NBC Invite records

LOYSBURG — Usually a windy, chilly evening does not lend itself to many strong performances... More...

Fore the Love

Practice makes perfect

Based on the positive feedback I received following my first column, I am approaching my second... More...

Speedway winners come from front row starts

It was a wire-to-wire type of night at the Bedford Speedway on... More...