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News
Wednesday 07/01/2015
Mining operations halted, mine cited after miner's death

Mining operations have halted at a Greene County mine that was cited by the state Department of Environmental Protection after a miner died Sunday.

Saturday 06/27/2015
Ohiopyle water slides to be featured on Travel channel

Naturally carved water slides that are part of a popular creek that flows into the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle State Park are making a splash on a T.V. show that celebrates and is inspired by explorers and their passion for travel, curiosity about the world and unique points of view.

Groundbreaking technology enters Bobtown, asks students to learn while moving

In May, the Situated Multimedia Art Learning Lab, also known as SMALLab, was installed at Bobtown Elementary School, giving kindergarten through sixth grade students the chance to learn while moving.

Friday 06/26/2015
Flenniken Library announces upcoming events

Flenniken Public Library, located at 102 East George St. in Carmichaels, will host the following upcoming events. For more information, call the library at 724-966-5263.

Bowlby Library announces upcoming events

The Eva K. Bowlby Public Library in Waynesburg will host the following upcoming events.

Central Greene School Board holds busy meeting

WAYNESBURG — Central Greene School Board approved its 2015-16 general fund operating budget Tuesday, but the $33.3 million spending package comes at a cost to both the school district and taxpayers.

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Sports
Sunday 06/28/2015
Rohanna has tough time in final round

Rachel Rohanna wasn't able to get rolling in Sunday's final round of the Island Resort at Sweetgrass Golf Club, finishing with a 4-over 76 to finish tied for 69th place.

The Waynesburg Central graduate had a three-round total of 7-over 223 after shooting 72 in the first round and 75 in the second round.

Saturday 06/27/2015
Rohanna makes the cut (copy)

Rachel Rohanna's scorecard was all over the place Saturday in the second round of the Island Resort Championship in Harris, Mich.

The Waynesburg Central graduate finished with a 3-over 75 with five birdies, six bogeys and one double bogey, but will play in today's final round at Sweetgrass Golf Club after finishing with a two-round score of 3-over 147.

Friday 06/26/2015
Carmichaels Legion upends Connellsville, 7-1

Carmichaels broke the game open with four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning Friday night on its way to a 7-1 victory against visiting Connellsville in Fayette American Legion Baseball League action.

Rohanna shoots even par in opening round

Rachel Rohanna described her opening round of the Island Resort Championship Friday as "blase" after carding an even-par 72.

Happy to finish, Rohanna ties for ninth

This was an endurance test for Waynesburg’s Robert Rohanna.

It wasn’t exactly running a marathon for three straight days but for a golfer who has played just two weeks since Dec. 16, getting in four rounds on a difficult golf course coming off an injury was pretty close.

With final results posted, it’s safe to say Rohanna passed the test on Wednesday.

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Opinion
We're looking for a few good freelancers

...Here’s a news bulletin: The Messenger is looking for a few good freelance writers and photographers.

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Friday 06/26/2015
Follow-up to the town hall meeting

On May 28, a town hall meeting was held in Clarksville. The forum for the meeting was water quality.

State roads issues need to be addressed

State roads in Waynesburg may well be the most highly studied within the state. That is because the “historic” road grid is archaic, suitable only for horse and buggy traffic.

Friday 06/19/2015
Testing the waters

In the ongoing war over fracking, the loudest voices try their best to obscure this essential point: The controversial drilling technique doesn't need to be banned; it needs to be well regulated. That's how we explain the seemingly contradictory reaction to the Environmental Protection Agency's assessment of fracking's effects on drinking water, a draft report released last week that industry and environmental groups each spun to support its side. In fact, it supports neither side.

Virtual Pipeline: Expanding the natural gas market

Companies both with and without access to natural gas pipelines are recognizing the powerful benefits of natural gas over other forms of energy.

Friday 06/12/2015
Not enough

There's nothing that can ever bring back the life of contract technician Ian McKee, 27, who was killed in a natural gas well explosion and fire on Feb. 11, 2014 in Greene County.

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