Connersville News-Examiner - Headlines

Liberty woman shot after struggle with police

Shortly before 1 a.m. Friday morning, the Union County Sheriffs Department received a 911 call reporting a woman walking in the middle of U… Read more


Fayette County Cancer Society

The Fayette County Cancer Society held their monthly meeting on July 26, 2021 in the conference room of the First Baptist Church. Read more


You've 'goat' to be kidding me

Keagan Ritter prepares and sets her goat up to be seen by the judge Monday morning at Memorial Showplace Arena. Read more

State level representatives ask for community input

State Representatives and Senators alike each asked for the community to play part in state redistricting. Read more



Prepped for the pool

The second session of swim lessons at the Roberts Park Family Aquatic Center wrapped up on Thursday, July 29. Read more


Third annual rodeo ready to roll

It’s sure to be a night of excitement at the Fayette County Free Fair. Tonight is the third annual Free Fair Rodeo, including the debut of … Read more


Swimmers sprint through last meet of summer

FRANKLIN — The Connersville Area Swim Team had six swimmers qualify for the 2021 Indiana Swimming Summer Central East Divisional Championsh… Read more


Want creative, happy kids? Put them on ‘kairos time’

On the way to kindergarten, various accounts hold (with slightly varying details), Orville Wright passed a neighbor’s barn where he found a… Read more

Simone Biles delivered a mental health message much of the world wasn’t ready to hear

When Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympic women’s gymnastics team final last week because of her mental health, I couldn’t help but think… Read more

Democracy and baseball: Both are in trouble for similar reasons. Are their fixes the same, too?

A critical and uniquely American institution is in trouble, experiencing a historical lack of trust and enthusiasm. Reformers are advocatin… Read more

Our Communities

“What while we Wait”

Have you ever struggled with the “What” while you “wait” on God? The Scripture says, “Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall st… Read more


Anniversary Announcement: Melvin and Juanita Risch

Congratulations and Happy 70th anniversary, Melvin and Juanita Risch. Read more

Think Ahead

Life has a way to bring on a series of questions. Read more



Allan Edward Slicer

Allan Edward Slicer, of Liberty, was born on April 30, 1929, in Chicago, IL, a son to Edwin and Myrtle Kort Slicer. In 1938 the family move… Read more

Marvin Pennington

Marvin Pennington, 85, of Connersville, passed away Monday morning, August 2, 2021 at his residence. Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. unti… Read more

Pending services

Obituaries will be printed in the Connersville News-Examiner exactly as they come from the funeral home. Connersville News-Examiner takes n… Read more


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