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Chace Small

Chace Small Passes At 27

It is with tremendous sorrow that the Small family must announce the unexpected loss of a vibrant and positive soul to the...

Michael Churilla, 44, Arrested For Theft

On August 19, 2019, Michael J. Churilla, 44, of Slippery Rock, was charged with stealing merchandise in June from the Walmart on...
Gov. Tom Wolf

Gov. Wolf Highlights Effort To Combat Campus Sexual Assault During SRU...

Gov. Tom Wolf highlighted his administration’s efforts to combat campus sexual assault during a visit to Slippery Rock University on Wednesday.

Tennis Clinic Held In Pittsburgh For Blind And Visually Impaired People

The Highland Park Tennis Club, with help from Envision Blind Sports, hosted a blind and vision impaired tennis clinic on Saturday...
Kimberly Torman

Kimberly Torman Is The New Principal At AFC

One of the new faces at the Ashton-Franklin Center High School in Franklin Grove, IL this fall is the new principal...
Jermaine Jett

Jermaine Jett, 20, Arrested For Firing A Stolen Handgun At 2...

Police believe an argument over parking at an off-campus apartment complex near Slippery Rock University led to shots fired.

SRU Ranked No.10 In First AFCA Poll Of Season

The Slippery Rock University football team will begin the ranked 10th in Division II after the American Football Coaches Association released...
David Shaw

David Shaw Passes At 70

David L. Shaw, 70, of Wayne Township passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 at the VA Butler Healthcare.

SRU Welcomes Class Of 2023

Slippery Rock University is starting the fall semester with a freshman class size that is similar to last fall’s class.
PennDOT

Large Road Patching Project Planned For Slippery Rock

PennDOT is continuing to move through late summer road project maintenance work in Butler County this week. These activities...

Slippery Rock Music And Arts Festival Resonance

Resonance is back for their sixth year, and with a new home at Coopers Lake Campground. This new location will offer 500-acres...
Theresa Miller

Pennsylvania’s Suicide Prevention Task Force Will Hold Public Meetings This Fall

A special task force convened by Gov. Tom Wolf will travel across the state this fall to hear from Pennsylvanians affected by...

Barn Girl Surpasses $800,000

Barn Girl, a 7-year-old mare trained and owned by Bill and Renee Bercury of Slippery Rock, surpassed the $800,000 mark in career...

First-Year Students, Transfers Moving In

Slippery Rock University will have its annual move-in day on Thursday. All first-year students and transfer students will move...

Slippery Rock Students Head Back To Class

The first public school district in Butler County to head back to class will welcome students to a new school year on...

Jane Elizabeth Lemmo & James Edward Nusser Jr. Bewed

Jane Elizabeth Lemmo and James Edward Nusser Jr., both of Fairfax, Va., were united in marriage July 20, 2019, at St. Gregory...
Jodi VanderSchaaff

Deer Lakes School District Taps VanderSchaaff For Acting East Union Intermediate...

Deer Lakes School District has a new acting principal at East Union Intermediate Center. Jodi VanderSchaaff, a 1999 Deer...
PennDOT

Summer Road Work

It might be back-to-school time, but that doesn’t the summer road construction season is over. PennDOT District 10 is...
Mike Lewis

Quaker Valley School District Welcomes Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis is one of Quaker Valley School District's new administrators and is excited for the opportunity to make a difference in...
Dr. Robert N. Aebersold

Dr. Robert N. Aebersold Passes At 83

Dr. Robert N. Aebersold, 83, extraordinary husband, father, grandfather and human being, passed away at 02:40 p.m. on August 12, 2019 in...

The Cyber Trio

Cory Haser adds a new dimension to his work with computers, having previously developed software that uses three-dimensional models. He got an...

Police Busy With Weekend Crashes

Police say no one was seriously injured in a crash Saturday morning in Muddy Creek Township. The two-vehicle crash...

Saundra Leann Ringle Passes At 78

Saundra Leann Ringle, 78, of Franklin Township, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at the Butler Memorial Hospital.
Jim Foringer (from left), Jacob Southwick, James Garfield, Nick Swatzler and Chad Tarr come together to honor the two interns who sprang into action and helped Garfield to safety.

Area PennDOT Interns Honored For Heroism

Two Pennsylvania Department of Transportation interns who assisted a man trapped under a tractor earlier this summer were recently honored for their...

Slippery Rock University Spring 2019 Dean’s List

Area students were among those named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester at Slippery Rock University. They...

Archie C. Thames Passes At 87

Archie C. Thames passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, August 13, 2019, after three years of failing health. He was born on...