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Drilling report yields violations, permits
Nine violations and more than a dozen permits for gas and oil drilling came out of a roundup of local records that detail drilling activities over the past month.
After fire: Myers family repairs, shares
Myers Auto Repair in Liberty Township is back in business after a devastating fire last April destroyed the shop, but picking up the pieces hasn't been easy.
School hearing made public
A Mercer man wanted a disciplinary school hearing for his 11-year-old son open to the public on Monday, saying he feared potential retaliation for an ongoing property dispute with the school district, among other reasons.
Wagon train rolls closer to Rock
The Appalachian Wagon Train is one step closer to coming through Slippery Rock this June, an undertaking that includes 40 covered wagons and about twice as many horses.
Rock Twp. man facing meth lab charges
A Slippery Rock Township man has been charged with operating a meth lab in places including a Butler motel after a confidential informant helped authorities build their case against him.
- Drilling report yields violations, permits
Lakeview heavyweight Sam Breese pins Ben Carillo of Redbank Valley in the Northwest Region finals Saturday.
Breese wins 2nd straight region crown
“One more step!”
Those were the words of Lakeview heavyweight Sam Breese after winning his second straight Northwest AA Regional Championship Saturday at Sharon High School.
Of course the step he referred to was the top of the medals stand at the PIAA State AA Championships this weekend at Hershey Giant Center.
Breese, who won the state 285 crown last season, is seeking to join an elite group of Pa. matmen to win more than one state crown.
Mercer girls bow in D-10 title tilt; SR ousted in consys
In 1986, the Mercer Lady M’s won the school’s first and only girls basketball District 10 title at Edinboro University’s McComb Field House, but in the same gym on Saturday in 2014, the squad in blue wasn’t so lucky.
Mercer led the Gen. McLane Lady Lancers 27-19 entering the fourth quarter, but the Lancers outscored the Lady M’s 19-4 in the final frame to win the Class AA title tilt 38-31.
EXTRA INNINGS: Teams like the Pirates need to invest for the future
Rounding the bases…
FIRST BASE: If you among the very elite at your job, and your company — rolling in money — asked you to take a 50 percent pay cut, then offered a 25 percent cut instead, would you be happy?
Or might you leave for a company that offered you a chance to make 275% more than your former company?
Be serious. Would you stay with your original company?
NCAA Football: Rock 6-1 after 17-3 win over Cal U
Slippery Rock University rode a length-of-the-field scoring drive by its offense and a goal-line stand by its No. 1-ranked defense late in the first half of action Saturday to a 17-3 win over 14th-ranked visiting California (Pa.).
NFL: Steelers top Jags as Mendenhall makes return
Mike Tomlin isn’t ready to say the Pittsburgh Steelers are back. Not after watching his team sleepwalk through the second half against Jacksonville on Sunday.
- Breese wins 2nd straight region crown
- Death Listings
Deaths for March 5, 2014
Benek, Lawrence J., Sr., 47, W. Cape Horn Road, Jackson Township.
Gilliland, Robert M., "Snowball", 95, Rolesville, N.C., formerly of Grove City.
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