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Each year, Baby Rain Day contestants are chosen by the public in the following categories: king, queen, prince and princess. Kings and Queens are from ages 19 months and one day to 5 years old. Prince and Princesses are from one day old to 19 months. Winners in each category are determined by the number of votes received from the public. The contestants’ entries will be displayed at the Special Events Commission booth on Rain Day until 3 p.m.

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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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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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The Federal Drug Administration has recently put a ban on the sale of some flavored products that are used by e-cigarettes and other vaping devices in an effort to dissuade teenagers from continuing or starting the habit.

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The only time you see gray-haired people like me on television is in commercials that only run during the evening news. You’ll see an athletic gray-haired guy and his athletic wife running down a beach, playing tennis and dancing on the deck of a cruise ship while a serious, disembodied voic…

Death Notices

BARRY - Charles W., 65, of Dilliner, formerly of Fairmont, W.Va., January 10.

BEDILLION - Gary L., 73, of Waynesburg, January 11.

CRESS - Sonja Ann, 73, of Waynesburg, January 7.

FOX - Justin Francis, 31, of Khedive, formerly of Waynesburg, January 7.

KELLER - Karen S. Wood, 69, of Waynesburg, January 7.

MATTEUCCI - Janet Rae Welling, 90, of Redstone Highlands Senior Community in North Huntingdon, formerly of Rices Landing, January 1.

RUSNOCK - Mary Rita Antal,101, of Jefferson, January 7.

TUSTIN - Nellie Louise (Gorby), 75, of Richhill Twp., January 7.

WADE - Wilma Jean Moore, 89, of Mt. Morris, January 8.

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

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