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Community Christmas Day Dinner set at Latrobe Presbyterian Church

A free Community Christmas Day Dinner will be offered on Tuesday, Dec. More...

Take Down Hunger event at GL wrestling matches tonight

A Take Down Hunger event will be held Monday, Dec. 10, during the Greater Latrobe-Derry Area wrestling matches in the GLSHS gymnasium. The junior high match begins at 5 p.m., with the varsity match to follow at 7 p.m. More...

General News

Tim Rossovich, actor and former NFL player, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Rossovich, a consensus All- America defensive end at Southern California who played in the NFL before going on to an acting career, has died. More...

Kirk Douglas celebrates 102nd birthday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Kirk Douglas got to celebrate his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter in-law. Catherine Zeta-Jones shared a sweet tribute in an Instagram video Sunday. More...

‘Bye, Felicia’: School bans flip shirt honoring dead seniors

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi high school has banned students from wearing a class t-shirt that lists the names of three seniors who died this year and the dismissive phrase “Bye, Felicia.”  More...

Sports

Trojans can’t hold late lead against Berlin-Brothersvalley in Smith Classic

Derry Area likes to play fast. So does Berlin-Brothersvalley. One did it just a little better than the other in Saturday’s Charles “Chuck” Smith Tipoff Classic at DA. That team was Berlin- Brothersvalley. More...

Defense, Paola key Rams’ tourney win over KA

Heading into the second day of the Charles “Chuck” Smith Classic at Derry Area High School, the message was loud and clear for the Ligonier Valley boys’ basketball team.  “If they didn’t hustle, they weren’t g More...

Fenton sets career high, helps ’Cats to tourney title

Of course it happened at the season-opening Canon- McMillan Tournament. Two years earlier, former Greater Latrobe standout Austin Butler did the same. More...

Entertainment

‘Ralph’ tops box office for third week in row

NEWYORK (AP) — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, “Ralph Breaks the Internet” remained No. More...

LA Film Critics name ‘Roma’ best film of year

NEWYORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Film Critics Association on Sunday named Alfonso Cuaron’s deeply personal drama “Roma” best film of the year, adding to the acclaimed film’s steadily mounting honors. More...

Following Perry’s lead, Kid Rock pays off $81K in Walmart layaways

NASHVILLE, Tenn. More...

Deck the Tree with Unity!

Ryan and Bailey Klough of Latrobe got in their letters to Santa just in time in the big mailbox at the Deck the Tree with Unity holiday event on Friday at the Unity Township Municipal Building. More...

Booze big business in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG — Booze is big business in Pennsylvania.  The state’s wholesale and retail liquor system contributed more than $200 million to Pennsylvania’s state general fund budget for the fiscal year that ended June 30. More...

Laughlintown’s Ligonier Country Inn closing Jan. 1 amid foreclosure, sheriff’s sale

The Ligonier Country Inn along Route 30 in Laughlintown will be closing its doors Jan. 1 as foreclosure and a Westmoreland County sheriff’s sale loom. The inn will hold its traditional New Year’s Eve festivities before closing. More...

Local & State News

Letters to Santa being accepted until Dec. 17

Hey kids, does Santa know if you’ve been naughty or nice?  Well, don’t take a chance that he will have the wrong information about you this Christmas season. More...

Bulletin accepting Toys for Tots

The Latrobe Bulletin is again participating in the Toys for Tots campaign sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps League.  More...

GOP challenging Dem Senate seat win

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — For the Pennsylvania Senate, the election didn’t necessarily end at 8 p.m. on Nov. More...

World News

Top EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union’s top court ruled Monday that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed.  The European Court of Justice ruled that w More...

FBI: Man charged in kidnapping, death of North Carolina teen

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park.  More...

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out.  More...

Health

A young mayor, his friend and a fatal attraction to opioids

MOUNT CARBON, Pa. (AP) — Janel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old, just resigned mayor of the tiny Pennsylvania town of Mount Carbon — in what she assumed was a deep sleep. More...

School lunch rules OK refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk

NEWYORK (AP) — The U.S. school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles, biscuits, tortillas and other foods made mostly of refined grains.  More...

Lifestyles

IUP junior, BHS alumnus selected for prestigious Gilman scholarship

Jedediah Pancoast, a junior international business major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Indiana County, has been selected for a prestigious Benjamin A. More...

Hanna’s Town Museum Shop End-of-Season Sale Dec. 15

Westmoreland County Historical Society Education Coordinator Pamela Y. Curtin announced an End-of-Season Sale will be underway noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Museum Shop, Historic Hanna’s Town, 809 Forbes Trail Road north of Greensburg. More...

Ligonier Valley Writers outline 2019 activities

Ligonier Valley Writers announced the following calendar for 2019:  January: Dues are due for 2019. Still $30 per year; you can download a membership application from www.LVWonline.org. More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Police investigating Bell Township theft State police at Kiski Valley report between Thursday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 8, someone stole two go carts, a rug and a kayak from a garage on the 200 block of Stewart Street in Bell Township. More...

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