Butler County's great daily newspaper
Advertisement | Advertise Here

On the Cover

Organizations rally around Dischman

Several groups call prosecution 'dangerous, counter-productive'

Kasey Dischman

Several national and state organizations have come together behind a Butler County woman charged with overdosing while seven months pregnant.

10/18/2017 Local News 0 comments

SRU gets tentative contract

Faculty deal to run through June 2019

Almost one year after going on strike for three days, the union representing Slippery Rock University’s faculty has a tentative agreement with the state system for a contract covering them for...

10/18/2017 Local News 0 comments

Taking the Lead

Tori Beck, a junior at Seneca Valley Senior High School, leaps into the air as part of a group exercise called Community Jump during Tuesday's Butler County Youth Leadership Program at Slippery Rock...

10/18/2017 Local News 0 comments

Homeowner identifies intruder

Confronts man in her garage

Jacob Hernan

Homeowner catches alleged burglar in act

10/18/2017 Local News 0 comments

Man arraigned in homicide case

Missing cash at heart of shooting

David J. Franklin

An Allegheny County man, charged with homicide in the shooting death of a Philadelphia man in Butler in March, was formally arraigned in Butler County Court on Tuesday.

10/18/2017 Local News 0 comments

Advertisement | Advertise Here

News

Advertisement

Community

Still Going Strong

Still Going Strong

JEFFERSON TWP — When Lucille “Lucy” Kelly Treccasse was born in 1905 Theodore Roosevelt was president of the United States and the Russo-Japanese War had been recently concluded.

Read more
Today's Verse

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Chuckle of the Day

All those things that melt in your mouth have a way of resolidifying once they’re inside.

Advertisement | Advertise Here

Editorial

Needed reforms: consumer protection bills should pass

What do eBay, Yahoo, Adobe, Target, Tumblr and Equifax have in common? Every single one of them has been hacked in recent years — along with government organizations like the Commission on...

10/18/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments

Other Voices

The past few days have witnessed an online phenomenon that brings out the best in social media. Countless women from every walk of life have posted two simple words on their timelines: “Me, too.

10/18/2017 Other Voices 0 comments

Needed reforms: consumer protection bills should pass

What do eBay, Yahoo, Adobe, Target, Tumblr and Equifax have in common? Every single one of them has been hacked in recent years — along with government organizations like the Commission on...

10/18/2017 Our Opinion 0 comments

Sure, give Weinstein his money back

Harvey Weinstein had to know that he was foul. Even he had to realize that his grotesque bathrobe seduction routine was, in truth, the modus operandi of a serial sexual harasser and abuser.

10/18/2017 Other Voices 0 comments

This issue is vital

I had intended not to waste my time voting in this election. But the ballot question of eliminating property taxes on our homes is too important to ignore. I will be voting yes.

10/18/2017 Letters to the Editor 0 comments