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WAYNESBURG – The Central Greene School District continues to be a pathway to the Miss Rain Day title as Loren Schroyer, who will be an eighth-grade student this fall at Margaret Bell Miller Middle School, claimed the title Sunday at the annual pageant, held at Waynesburg Central High School’…

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WAYNESBURG — Greene County residents will once again flock to downtown Waynesburg on July 29 to celebrate the annual tradition of Rain Day. And those who attend this year’s festivities in hopes of finding a little rain will also find a full slate of activities throughout the day.

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WAYNESBURG – The Central Greene School District continues to be a pathway to the Miss Rain Day title as Loren Schroyer, who will be an eighth-grade student this fall at Margaret Bell Miller Middle School, claimed the title Sunday at the annual pageant, held at Waynesburg Central High School’s auditorium.

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WAYNESBURG – From the first hat bet in 1939 with Pittsburgh sportswriter Al Abrams to last year’s bet with with Bob Huggins, men’s head basketball coach at West Virginia University, many athletes, politicians, musicians, actors and local or regional “celebrities” have been lured into betting a hat that it would not rain on July 29 in Waynesburg.

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When Waynesburg mayor, Brian Tanner, heard Ferris Bueller’s Revenge play during the Pittsburgh Penguins’ ’80s Theme Night at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, he liked what he heard so much he suggested to Athena Bowman, Rain Day special events coordinator, that she book the band for Waynesburg’s annual July 29 celebration.

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WAYNESBURG – For the third year in a row, a Waynesburg Central High School student was crowned Miss Rain Day when Eden Rogers claimed the title Sunday at the annual Miss Rain Day Scholarship Pageant held in the Waynesburg Central High School auditorium.

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It’s been several decades since disco was the craze of night club dance floors. But here we are in 2016, and that unmistakable 70s and 80s disco, funk and dance music will be resurrected at Waynesburg’s Rain Day celebration when “Dancing Queen” takes to the upper stage at 7:30 p.m.

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WAYNESBURG – For the second year in a row, a Waynesburg Central High School student was crowned Miss Rain Day when Bryn Patton claimed the title Sunday at the annual Miss Rain Day Scholarship Pageant held in the Waynesburg Central High School auditorium.

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WAYNESBURG — On Sunday, a 16-year-old Waynesburg Central High School junior became the 42nd young woman to be crowned Miss Rain Day, ending Carmichaels Area High School’s three-year year run of laying claim to the title.

For those in wrestling circles, the news of Gavin Teasdale’s decision to transfer from Penn State to Iowa, which was his initial choice following his fourth PIAA title, was far from a surprise.

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It’s easy to understand why opponents of Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania are wary regarding the apparent “compromise” legislation that passed the state Senate on June 26, sending it to the House of Representatives for consideration.

Death Notices

BLACK - John Thomas, 93, of Wichita, KS, formerly of Waynesburg, June 29.

CALVERT - Clarence E., Jr. 90, of Waynesburg, formerly of Spraggs, July 1.

FARMER - Russell Gordon, 38, of Waynesburg, formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio, June 30.

HALOW - John Stephen “Jack,” 76, of Garards Fort, June 30.

PERKINS - Randy D., 61 of Clarksville, July 2.

YUCHA - Ruth V. Logan, 83, of Waynesburg. formerly of Mt. Morris, July 5.

Full obituaries can be purchased and placed through the Regional Obit Center, 800-222-6397.

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