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September 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s a Southern Cove Power Reunion weekend

Above, left, Connor Nowosatko, 2 of Crystal Spring, sits on a tractor before the 3,000 and 6,000... More...

Special Sections


Fall for these cats

The Bedford County Humane Society has adoptable pets this week. They have all been at the shelter... More...

St. Thomas plans for 200th anniversary

St. Thomas the Apostle in Bedford, one of western Pennsylvania's earliest Roman Catholic Churches,... More...

Weather Today

Mostly sunny. Very warm with highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night:... More...


The unsolicited


My postal carrier, Terry, and I have a constant banter about... More...

Degrees are too expensive

Guest editorial

With the presidential candidates beginning to weigh in on the high price of a college education,... More...

Awaiting Garbrick tribute

In whittling down and attempting to organize some of the overwhelming pile of stories I had last... More...

State/National Sports


Full Story

Iowa, Pitt set for Big Ten-ACC matchup

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The similarities between Pittsburgh and Iowa have helped make their... More...

Steelers DE Tuitt coming off foot injury vs 49ers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — At 6-foot-6 and more than 300 pounds, Pittsburgh’s Stephon Tuitt can... More...

Vital Statistics

Mortimores to be honored on occasion of 50th

Richard and Sylvia Mortimore of Manns Choice will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept.... More...


Jake Didyk and Caroline Robinette of Robertsdale are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter.... More...


BEEMILLER, Vera C., 90, of Bedford, Sept. 9. Burial at St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery. ... More...

Pa. Senate OKs short-term spending

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Senate on Friday passed an $11 billion short-term... More...

Water restrictions remain for Bedford

Borough official: Water levels ‘dire’

Two reservoirs that serve Bedford Borough are at dangerously low conditions and the borough remains... More...

Top of th' Morning

Troopers collected 522 pounds of expired or unwanted medicines during last week’s drug take... More...


Cynthia Koontz - 2018-11-17
Louis F. Toke - 2018-11-16
James T. Kalfas - 2018-11-14
Donald Jay Watkins - 2018-11-14
Carl Eugene Deremer - 2018-11-14
Joseph M. Seifert - 2018-11-14
Thelma Louise Hale - 2018-11-14
Laren Henry Rudisill - 2018-11-13
Margaret Irene Snyder - 2018-11-13
Mary Elizabeth Growden - 2018-11-12
Doris V. Shippey - 2018-11-12
Alma R. Mickey - 2018-11-12
Vera C. Gardner - 2018-11-10
Gary J. Grabill - 2018-11-10
Robert (Bob) E. Gordon - 2018-11-09
Margaret Parks - 2018-11-08
Betty Marie Fleegle - 2018-11-07
John H. Keller - 2018-11-07
Julia C. May - 2018-11-07
Betty J. Hasting - 2018-11-06
Walter Thomas Jones - 2018-11-06
Vicky Lynn Smith - 2018-11-06
Ralph J. Bogel - 2018-11-05
Cindy Lou Straley - 2018-11-05
Wilhelmina L. Thompson - 2018-11-05
Allegra F. Morral - 2018-11-03
Mary Magdalene Bussard - 2018-11-03
Daniel Joseph Hyatt - 2018-11-02
Samuel H. Ray - 2018-11-02
Lucille Lucko - 2018-11-01
Myra W. Ritchey - 2018-11-01
Memorial Service - 2018-11-01
Josephine G. Adolphson - 2018-10-31
Robert W. Bechtel - 2018-10-30
Harry W. Foster - 2018-10-30
George Benner Moyle II - 2018-10-29
Obit correction - 2018-10-29

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School illness prompts evacuation

MCCLELLANDTOWN, Pa. ( AP) — More than a dozen students and two adults fell ill at a... More...

Lawyer: Clerk again may have interfered with marriage order

OWENSBORO,... More...

Ala. court won’t recognize same sex adoption

MONTGOMERY,... More...

Local Sports

QB, defense lead Northern over Everett

LOYSBURG — Though making only his third varsity start, Isaac Drenning has already received a... More...

Bedford’s unheralded ‘D’ steps up at Somerset

SOMERSET — Expectations ran high for a meeting of potent offenses in the Laurel Highlands... More...

Fort Hill runs past Chestnut Ridge, 63-19

FISHERTOWN — It would be safe to say the Chestnut Ridge Lions emerged from the second half... More...


Church News

VLADIMIR Foreman, better known as “Ted,” will be the guest speaker at Calvary Baptist... More...

Deed Transfers

Bedford County Deeds

Charles R. O'Bryon* to Joshua G. Kalp*, Juniata Twp., $185,000.  Michael E. Hudson* to Michael... More...

Blair County Deeds

Lawrence and Emma Zimmerman to Timothy and Julia Zimmerman, 129 Fair Valley Road, North Woodbury... More...