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Heather Roth covers White Township and the Armstrong School District, police and courts and general assignment stories. She can be reached at

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Fairman gets life sentence in killing Fairman gets life sentence in killing
92 weeks ago - - HEATHER ROTH
Saying that he agreed with the jury that decided Shaun Casey Fairman, 33, had violence on his mind, not suicide, when he fatally shot his father-in-law last June, Indiana County President Judge William Martin today sentenced Fairman to life in prison without the possibility of parole. [Read More]
92 weeks ago - - HEATHER ROTH
Tomorrows Hope, a transitional housing center for homeless veterans, is located in Coalport, Clearfield County. Incorrect information was published Friday [Read More]
Farmers market set to start new season
93 weeks ago - - HEATHER ROTH
With new vendors, an updated Facebook page and a brand new website, the Indiana Farmers Market is ready to kick off a new season June 1. [Read More]
Toddler dies of injuries
93 weeks ago - - HEATHER ROTH
A toddler who was rushed to Children’s Hospital Friday morning after he was found bruised and unresponsive has died, and the man accused of assaulting him will probably be charged with criminal homicide, Indiana County District Attorney Patrick Dougherty said this morning. [Read More]
Flushing set for this week
94 weeks ago - Submitted
The Indiana County Municipal Services Authority has issued a flushing notice for the following: Rossiter, Tuesday; Plumville, Wednesday; and Ernest, Thursday. [Read More]
Booth-Fairman takes reins at struggling humane society
94 weeks ago - - HEATHER ROTH
The Indiana County Humane Society’s interim executive director and board president both resigned last week, citing dissention with the remaining board members and differences related to how to respond to the shelter’s financial difficulties. [Read More]
Man charged in tot's assault
94 weeks ago - - HEATHER ROTH
A toddler remains in critical condition at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh and his mother’s husband is charged with causing his injuries, Indiana County District Attorney Patrick Dougherty said this morning. [Read More]
Strip club, police spar over security
94 weeks ago - Associated Press
Attorneys for the Pittsburgh police and a downtown strip club have filed federal court arguments of a new policy banning city officers from working off-duty security details at such establishments. [Read More]
Grandma gets jail in boy’s hog-tying
94 weeks ago - Associated Press
A central Pennsylvania woman will spend 60 days to two years in jail for hog-tying her 5-year-old grandson to a chair so she could go to a methadone clinic. [Read More]
Girl, parents sue school, teachers
94 weeks ago - Associated Press
A 16-year-old girl and her parents have sued two school districts and two teachers — one of whom is serving four to eight years in prison for having sex with the girl after he was hired to direct a high school musical in a nearby district. [Read More]
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