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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 — 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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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 — 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.

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

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WAYNESBURG — Those who enjoy a variety of music from the last four decades will be in for a treat when Stonestreet, a top-40 band from Charleston, W.Va., takes to the main stage to wrap up a long day of good food and entertainment at this year’s Rain Day.

Jefferson-Morgan's Kyle Clayton secured a return trip to the WPIAL Class AA Boys Individual Golf Championship Monday after shooting a medalist round in the Section 8-AA qualifier at Chippewa Golf Course.

Trenton Carter threw three touchdown passes to Michael Stewart and also scored on a run Friday night to lead Carmichaels to a 43-8 Tri-County South Conference victory at Mapletown.

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As the years wear on, I have made the truthful and accurate observation that for almost all people on this planet, life is more difficult than not. Each day, week, month, year, brings with it lots of frustration, grief, turbulence and regrets than general happiness, comfort and wholesome pleasure.