All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2015 Taking a look at the Steelers’ schedule Steelers should have the talent to win at least 12 games in 2017. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 18:06:28 -0400 West Finley man accused of hitting trooper with car in custody The West Finley Township man accused of striking a state police trooper with his vehicle was taken into custody Saturday night and is in Washington County Jail on $250,000 bond. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:54:24 -0400 Spotlight success: Ex-drug addict now has ‘a purpose in this world’ It was Dec. 18, 2006. Katherine “Kat” Ranko ducked into a Connecticut convenience store, grabbed Norelco electric razors and teeth whiteners, and ran out. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:05:56 -0400 College news Katelyn Sarver, daughter of Lisa and David Sarver of Canonsburg, was named to the dean’s list at West Virginia University, where she achieved a 4.0 grade-point average two consecutive semesters. Sarver is majoring in biology. She is a 2016 graduate of Canon-McMillan High School. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:28:26 -0400 Family reunions Sprowls reunion for decendants of William and Nellie Sprowls will be held at 1 p.m. July 2 at East Finley Park. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:28:25 -0400 Class reunions Chartiers-Houston High School Class of 1957 will meet at 10 a.m. July 7 at the New Tower Restaurant. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:28:16 -0400 Military news U.S. Air Force Airman Malachi A. Flati graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. Flati, son of Dale Naser of... Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:28:14 -0400 School news Three Carmichaels Area Senior High School graduates have received scholarships. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:28:12 -0400 Rays, ruins and romance: Cancun has something for everyone Cancun has something to offer everyone: rays, ruins and romance Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:28:09 -0400 The song that begat ‘Baby Driver,’ a quasi-musical on wheels NEW YORK – In the jagged grooves and quivering violins of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion song “Bellbottoms,” a young Edgar Wright heard a movie. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:29:09 -0400 Steve Earle enlists Miranda to revisit outlaw music NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Alt-country rocker Steve Earle and country star Miranda Lambert shared writing credit on one of Lambert’s biggest hits from her debut album in 2005, but the two never actually got into a writers’ room until more than a decade later. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:28:56 -0400 AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016 The AP scrutinized the outcomes of all U.S. House races and state House and Assembly seats up for election last year using a new statistical method to determine if gerrymandering played a role in the outcomes. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:51:33 -0400 Warrant issued for W. Finley man accused of hitting trooper with vehicle State police have obtained an arrest warrant for a West Finley Township man after he hit a trooper with his vehicle during an incident late Friday in South Franklin Township. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:57:42 -0400 Schaumburg batters Wild Things Talk about a rough start. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:11:23 -0400 The Mon Valley, where the middle of the street, census tracts and voting precincts have divided neighbors Larry Maggi has run for Congress twice, each time in a gerrymandered 18th District. Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:06:04 -0400