All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - Observer Publishing Company 2013 Coroner called to scene of overturned tractor in North Franklin Washington County Coroner Tim Warco has been called to the scene of a tractor that overturned on a man near the No. 4 Dam off Scenic Drive in North Franklin Township at about 11 a.m. today. The accident occurred on Consol Energy property near an access road to Pump Station 4. Police and firefighters are also at the scene. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:11:00 EST Surprises in store for Chartiers Valley opponents BRIDGEVILLE – Niel Loebig promises a season of surprises for Chartiers Valley football because he raised the bar for his players. He’s talking titles though his teams compiled back-to-back records of 1-8 and 2-7 during his tenure. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:10:00 EST Trinity’s offense confident, but defense will be key Trinity is expecting big things from it's offense but the Hillers must improve on defense. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:09:00 EST Welsh ready to carry load, and football, for Bulldogs Beth-Center has talented running back, same expectations. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:08:00 EST Being No. 1 is special for Seton-La Salle Seton-La Salle is deep and talented on offensive, and ready to make a run at the Century Conference title. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:08:00 EST Skiles has another aerial show planned for Bearcats Bentworth's offense taking flight, could land in playoffs. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:05:00 EST Jobless rate up in Washington, dips in Greene Employment had its ups and downs locally in July. with Washington County experiencing a 0.3 percent increase in its unemployment rate from the previous month and Greene’s dipping by 0.1 percent. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:52:00 EST Keystone Oaks young but experienced What Keystone Oaks lacks in senior leadership the Golden Eagles make up for in experience. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:04:00 EST McGuffey school bus in accident in South Franklin Township A McGuffey school bus was involved in an accident about 7 a.m. on Route 18 in South Franklin Township, according to Washington County 911. Two people were transported to a hospital, and one of them was believed to be a student. School district officials were sent to the scene. It was not immediately known how many students were on the bus. Route... Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:47:00 EST Seton-La Salle HEAD COACH – Damon Rosol (2nd season) Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:05:00 EST Murder conviction upheld for former Western Pa. councilman BEAVER (AP) – The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the third-degree murder conviction of a former borough councilman who killed a woman in 1979. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:21:00 EST Presidential candidates to visit West Liberty for interviews WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) – West Liberty University’s presidential search committee plans on-campus interviews with the finalists later this month. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:21:00 EST Lloyd armed, ready to direct Eagles’ offense Avella's Luke Lloyd finally gets his turn at quarterback. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:53:00 EST Annie’s Mailbox: Not all young drivers are reckless Q. My family has lost their minds and is letting my 14-year-old nephew drive around on open roads, sometimes in busy areas. He drives with his mother and grandmother. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:49:00 EST Notices Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild of Wheeling, W.Va., will host its 36th annual wood carving show and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Pine Room at Oglebay Park’s Crispin Center. Admission is free. Each visitor will receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win a carving. A tent... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:50:00 EST