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Knoch HS Student Ordered To Stand Trial As District Deals With Another Threat  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — There has been another threat made against the South Butler County School District.

18-year-old student charged with posting threatening video to social media, prompting school lockdown  WTAE Pittsburgh

A Knoch High School student is facing charges after he allegedly posted a threatening video involving a semiautomatic rifle to social media, police said.


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Knoch Sports Hall of Fame announces 2019 class

The Knoch High School Sports Hall of Fame will welcome its fifth class of student athletes and athletic contributors prior to the August 30th Friday night football ...

South Butler County School District Considering Name Change  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — A school district that has been at the center of teacher's strikes and high-profile threats is looking ...

South Butler County School District To Resume Modified Lockdown Status Friday  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. SAXONBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — The South Butler County School District says it will resume modified lockdown status on ...

Knoch High School student who made shooting threat 'as a joke' released on bond  Tribune-Review

A Knoch High School student charged with making online threats about shooting classmates has been released from jail. According to court documents, Jason ...

Knoch graduate struck, killed by vehicle in Tenn. 03/26/19 0 Comments  Butler Eagle

A former Butler County woman and the good Samaritan who stopped to help her were both struck and killed Saturday on a busy interstate highway in eastern ...


Jason D. 'Jake' Taylor Perry Township Jason D. "Jake" Taylor, 53, of Perry Twp., Ellwood City, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, ...

Jason D. Taylor, 53 – Ellwood City, PA news

Jason D. “Jake” Taylor, 53, of Perry Twp., Ellwood City passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Gettysburg. Born December 31, 1965 in ...

Pa. school is locked down after Snapchat video of teen firing 'AK-style' rifle surfaces  PennLive

The teen is accused of posting a video captioned "training for prom walk" showing him holding an AK-style weapon and firing from the hip.

Former Knoch student accepts plea deal in online threat case 07/22/19 0 Comments  Butler Eagle

A former Knoch High School student admitted in court Monday to making online threats in January and accepted a plea deal offered by prosecutors.

South Butler strike begins  Butler Eagle

The South Butler County School District's 168 teachers hit the chilly picket line on Thursday morning after a last-ditch negotiating session failed on Wednesday ...

Mancini Awards excite, honor excellence in local high school musicals  The Times

MIDLAND — Loud cheers from the audience, broad smiles from the performers, manic backstage preparations keeping the show running smoothly.The 25th ...

Knoch announces fourth sports Hall class

The Knoch High School Sports Hall of Fame will induct its fourth class of student athletes and athletic contributors prior to the September 14th Friday night ...

Young nurse from Butler County killed in Tenn. crash  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Butler County woman on her way to a nursing job was killed in a crash on a Knoxville, Tenn., highway. Sarah Kasunic, 23, a 2013 graduate of Knoch High ...

Knoch High School student killed in rollover crash on Route 8  WTAE Pittsburgh

One student died and another was injured Wednesday in a crash on Route 8 in Penn Township, Butler County.

High School Musicals All Around County

Its high school musical season around the Butler County area and several local schools are kicking things off over the next few days. Karns City Musical Director ...

'He was a great kid:' Knoch High School student killed in rollover crash on Route 8  WTAE Pittsburgh

Grief counselors greeted students at Knoch High School on Thursday, one day after Cameron Ashton was killed in an car accident in Penn Township, Butler ...

Butler Radio's High School Football Coverage Continues

The Butler Radio Network is continuing its long-standing coverage of local high school football. WISR covers Knoch High School every Friday night. You can ...

Coaches Association announces all-state softball selections  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Knoch shortstop Monica Gourley named top player in Class 4A by the Coaches Association.

Here Are Pittsburgh Areas 125 Best High Schools: U.S. News  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Here Are Pgh. Area's 125 Best High Schools - Pittsburgh, PA - Find out here how your local high school compares to others in and around Pittsburgh.

For Knoch graduate Jordan Geist, success and maybe the Olympics loom  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jordan Geist hasn't taken much time off over the past year, and it has led him to the brink of enormous success.

Mandatory Random Drug Tests Considered For Butler County School  CBS Local

SAXONBURG (KDKA) — Two-thirds of Knoch High School students will be subject to random drug tests, if the South Butler County School Board adopts a policy ...

Robert (Bobby) Hudeck, Jr., 56 – Ellwood City, PA news

Robert (Bobby) A. Hudeck, Jr., 56 of Butler passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Atlantic General Hospital in Ocean City, MD. Born July 18, 1963, in New ...

Area Agency on Aging seeks more volunteer ombudsmen  Butler Eagle

The Butler County Area Agency on Aging is looking for help in serving the county's 28,000 senior citizens, but it's looking for a specific set of skills in potential ...

AK Steel Announces the AK Steel Foundation's 2019 Sons and Daughters Scholarship Recipients  Yahoo Finance

AK Steel (AKS) announced today that the AK Steel Foundation has continued a longstanding tradition this year by awarding 20 college scholarships to sons and ...

Students Win With Business Ideas – Ellwood City, PA news

Grove City, PA, May 8, 2017: On May 4th, five teams of students from local Butler county high schools competed with their business ideas in the 2nd Annual ...

Holiday favorite J-Barn in Sarver closes doors  Butler Eagle

The J-Barn Country Inn in Buffalo Township has closed and its owners have filed bankruptcy.

Authorities ID Knoch High School student killed in West Sunbury crash  WPXI Pittsburgh

Authorities have identified the teenager who was killed in a fiery crash in West Sunbury late Wednesday night.

High School Girl Beats The Odds, Has Dream Come True On Basketball Court  CBS Local

SAXONBURG (KDKA) — Monday was a special night for a high school basketball player in Butler County. Kali Alter, 19, did something she always wanted to do, ...

New face joins DA's office  Butler Eagle

The Butler County District Attorney's Office recently added a new face to the county prosecutors roster, filling a vacant position following the termination of a ...

John 'Jack' Turner Jr.: A life lived in service  Butler Eagle

Butler County lost a native son and a hero last week. John “Jack” Turner Jr., a Butler native and 2001 Knoch High School graduate, died March 8 at UPMC ...

New pastor serves Trinity Presbyterian  Butler Eagle

Carmen Shullo has taken over this month as pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Butler Township. Just don't call him reverend yet. Shullo explained he is not ...

Headed to the WPXI Holiday Parade? Here are the acts you'll see  WPXI Pittsburgh

The 38th annual WPXI Holiday Parade marches through downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday Nov. 24. The entertainment is can't miss! Here's a list of groups that ...

Knoch's Jordan Geist destroys own PA shot put record; Lancaster-Lebanon's Tyler Hoag, Cain Resch, Ben Viau all earn state medals

Jordan Geist, a junior from Knoch High School in Butler County, destroyed his own Pennsylvania shot put record on Friday afternoon, throwing an incredible 74 ...

Former Miss USA Undergoes Life-Saving Double-Lung Transplant At UPMC  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — She was the first, and remains the only, woman from Pennsylvania to become Miss USA. But now ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

'Rage, murder, execution!' Wigton family massacre led to historic hanging  Allied News

Samuel Mohawk murdered the Wigton family 171 years ago in the Slippery Rock area, and the legendary story continues to fascinate local historians and ...

Riverview runners look to build off section championships  Tribune-Review

The Riverview boys cross country team graduated 10 from last year's WPIAL Class A runner-up team that also placed eighth at the PIAA championships.

Knoch shot putter Jordan Geist has national record on his mind  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Geist is an Arizona recruit who already holds records, but wants to finish his high school career in a big way.

Complete Mancini Awards nominees list  New Castle News

The 2018 Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Award nominees are:

WPIAL and City League high school basketball scores  WTAE Pittsburgh

Get all the scores from WPIAL boys and girls high school basketball games.

Keelan Dental offering free procedures  Butler Eagle

A trip to the dentist isn't high on anybody's wish list, but one local practice is trying to make it more palatable by making it free. This Saturday, Keelan Dental, 264 ...


Robert (Bobby) A. Hudeck Jr. Butler Robert (Bobby) A. Hudeck, Jr., 56, of Butler, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019,, at Atlantic General Hospital in ...

200 Model Ts will roll through Western Pa.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Over 200 Tin Lizzies will be in Saxonburg on Sunday for the kickoff event of the 62nd annual Model T National Tour.

Flood warning issued for parts of Butler County  Butler Eagle

The National Weather *Service* in Pittsburgh has issued a flood warning for southern and southwest Butler County until 9:45 a.m.. The warning was issued about ...

It's now a public pool, but still unknown to many  Butler Eagle

JEFFERSON TWP — SEBCO board members hope a 50th anniversary picnic will make enough of a splash that people will remember the community pool.

Teen Sentenced In Fatal 2012 Butler Co. Crash  CBS Local

BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — A teenager who was behind the wheel during a deadly crash in Butler County was in court this morning for his sentencing. Bryant Butler ...

Displays across Pittsburgh region keep alive memories of Civil War soldiers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Popp wouldn't let a hernia keep him out of the Civil War, his great-grandson says. Mr. Popp, an immigrant from Bavaria who lived in Westmoreland County, ...

Kiski Area's Shreffler hopes experience pays off at PIAA championship meet  Tribune-Review

Kiski Area senior Kierra Shreffler knows what the PIAA cross country course at the Hershey Entertainment Complex can deliver, and she hopes to run her best ...

Mother knows best for Knoch's Jordan Geist  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The top high school shot putter in the country, Knoch junior Jordan Geist, is coached by his mother.

Holston Wenger was multisport standout at Trinity  Observer-Reporter

Dayna Holston Wenger moved out of her comfort zone earlier this year, taking a job as an academic adviser after spending more than 22 years working in ...

2017 Henry Mancini Award nominees for Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center has announced the nominees for the 23rd annual Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards, honoring outstanding student ...

Serving the Cranberry Twp, Mars, Evans City, Zelienople areas  The Cranberry Eagle

ADAMS TWP — For the past few Octobers, Amy Berkopec has helped the Mars volleyball team host the annual “Pink Planet” nights. The fundraising events are ...

Operation Football: This week's high school football scores  WTAE Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's Action Sports has teamed up with ScoreStream to bring you the latest high school football scores from Western Pennsylvania on the WTAE Mobile ...

Michael Cerveris special guest at Mancini Awards honoring high school musical theater  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jacob Swanson of Beaver Falls High School and Addison Albert of Knoch High were named best actor and actress at the 23rd annual Henry Mancini Musical ...

Beaver Falls big winner in Mancini Awards - Entertainment & Life - The Times  The Times

MIDLAND — Beaver Falls High School took home the most Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards on Sunday, including Best Musical in its budget class.

Mancini Award nominees announced, recognizing top high school musicals

MIDLAND -- Nominees have been announced for the 2017 Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards, recognizing outstanding student talent in Beaver, Butler and ...

Where are they now?: Jordan Geist, Andi Lydon and D.J. Porter  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

JORDAN GEIST. Knoch track and field. While at Knoch High School, Geist became a WPIAL legend in the shot put and discus. Now a freshman at the University ...

2017 PIAA high school football state championship scores  WTAE Pittsburgh

Football teams from four Pittsburgh-area high schools will try to win a state championship in Hershey.

Jordan Geist sets shot put record at Pan American Junior Games  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jordan Geist set numerous invitational, WPIAL and PIAA records during his final two years as a phenom shot put thrower at Knoch High School.

BC3's planned nursing and allied health building would feature "latest, greatest technology"  Allied News

BUTLER - A proposed $10 million Victor K. Phillips Nursing and Allied Health Building housing The Shaffer School of Nursing and Allied Health at Butler County ...

Pittsburgh-area finalists compete on Broadway at 2017 Jimmy Awards  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Broadway lights were shining on a Monday night for the ninth annual National High School Musical Theater Awards -- also known as the Jimmy Awards.

Cookie Daze 5K Saturday  Butler Eagle

Runners dream of attending a destination race in an exotic locale. But travel can be expensive and inconvenient, especially for families. How about a destination ...

High-school musicals start with picking the right show  Tribune-Review

Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” No doubt, countless musical-theater fans wholeheartedly agree.

North Xtra: Knoch has freshman prodigy  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

In just the second outdoor meet of his high school track and field career, Knoch freshman Jordan Geist broke the 30-year-old school record for the shot put.

Loretta Rath Poindexter Brazeal  Tulsa World

Loretta Rath Poindexter Brazeal of Tulsa, OK passed away May 7, 2014. Her faith sustained her through a long and courageous battle with cancer.

New Kensington's communications students lend an ear to K-12 students  Penn State News

Penn State New Kensington students recorded the thoughts and opinions of elementary and secondary students as a part of the nationwide Hear Me project.

Starkell Signs Two to Letters of Intent :: Kelsey Joannides and Hannah Welker are set to join the Illini squad in Fall 2008

Nov. 15, 2007. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois women's gymnastics coach Bob Starkell announced the addition of two gymnasts to his squad for the ...

Mercer speakers win top honors at tourney they hosted  Sharonherald

MERCER – The Mercer High School Speech Team on Saturday won the team championship for the fourth year in a row and for the 34th time in 41 years at.

Knoch cheerleader Alexis Summers, 17, killed texting while driving  Daily Mail

High school senior Alexis Summers, 17, of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, lost control of her Subaru Legacy and hit a tree just a few miles from her home.

3 headed to prison in killing of W&J football player  Tribune-Review

The mother of a Washington & Jefferson College football player slain in a street robbery told the three men responsible for his death that she can`t forgive them.

Forty-six years ago, Minnesota Twins took another WPIAL player in 1st round  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Looking back at the first-round MLB draft picks from the WPIAL: Plum's Alex Krilloff was selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft Thursday by ...

Memorial being built in Lower Burrell for Valley's Vietnam fallen  Tribune-Review

About 100 sons of the Alle-Kiski Valley died in Chu Lui, Quang Tri, Phuoc Binh and many other nameless Vietnam battlegrounds more than 40 years ago. Now ...

Alexis McKinney's heartbroken father to sell Sweet 16 Jeep gift to pay for her funeral  Daily Mail

Alexis McKinney, 15, died in a crash in Clay, Pennsylvania, just a week before her birthday, and now her father is being forced to sell the Sweet 16 Jeep gift he ...

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