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Local & State

Gun Control Politics Unfold In PA’s U.S. Senate Race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Another gun safety advocate is endorsing Pennsylvania's Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in his neck-and-neck race against Democratic challenger Katie McGinty. More...

Donates To Camp Cadet Program

Darrin Smith of Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Mc- Connellsburg, presented a generous grant award on behalf of Matthews Children’s Foundation to Trooper Lech of the Fulton County Camp Cadet program in the amount of $1,000. More...

Southern Fulton Hires Personnel For New School Year

Approves 2016-2017 teaching, staff assignments

Southern Fulton School District held a regular board meeting last Tuesday. Board members present included Allen Morton, Eric Barnhart, Mark Mosemann, Nicole Potter (arrived at 8:26 p.m.), Richard Morgan, Timothy Mellott, and Donnie Gordon. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 22, 1996 ’96 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Vehicle Kicked McConnellsburg state police have accused Blayne Hill, 27, of committing an act of criminal mischief at the Fulton County Fairgrounds on Aug. 16. More...

Woman Raped At Lions Park

A 22-year-old McConnellsburg woman was sexually assaulted Sunday night, Aug. 21, as she was walking the Lions Park exercise trail near Lions Park Drive in Todd Township. More...

Racing Roundup

Posse Defeat All Stars

The PA Posse set back the All-Star Circuit of Champions over the weekend in a pair of races locally. More...

Features

NASA: Last Month Was Earth’s Hottest In Recorded History

WASHINGTON (AP) – Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history, according to NASA. More...

Blueberries And Cream Ice Pops Are Refreshing Summer Treat

These days there’s never a time when we can’t find blueberries at the supermarket. But summertime is the season for the homegrown varieties. They’re abundant right now and can be used in all kinds of recipes. More...

Today In History

1916: National Park Service Is Established

Today is Thursday, Aug. 25, the 238th day of 2016. There are 128 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. More...

Design Plan To Refill Lake Revealed

Project on target for 2020 completion

Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake (FMOLG) met with a number of state officials Monday evening to get a review of the preliminary design for the rehabilitation of the dam at Meadow Grounds Lake, which was emptied in 2013 due to concerns about the dam&rsq More...

Obituaries

Blair O. Daniels

Harrisonville, 93

Blair O. Daniels, 93, Harrisonville, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. He was born in Needmore, October 18, 1922, the son of the late Myrtle (Mellott) and Oliver H. Daniels. More...

Sioux Lamison Craft

Hillsboro, Va., 84

Sioux Lamison Craft, 84, Hillsboro, Va., and formerly of Three Springs, died Friday, August 19, 2016, at Regency Manor, Cumming, Ga. More...

James M. Figard

Wells Tannery, 62

James Monte Figard, 62, Wells Tannery, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 18, 2016. Born October 27, 1953, in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Clinton and Pearl Corrie-Figard. More...

Letters

Applauds Large Fair Exhibitor Turnout

I wrote a letter to the editor inviting readers to participate in our fair this year and you did! The red exhibit building looked great! We have so many talented gardeners, artists, photogrpahers, seamstress and other crafters. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Dick and Joan (Snyder) Mellott, formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, celebrated their 65th anniversary August 26. A surprise 50th birthday party was held at Needmore Firehall for Denis Strait, given by his mother, Betty Strait. More...

Hustontown

An Open Stage will be held at Hustontown Firehall August 27. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m., and music starts at 6 p.m. Forbes Road School District’s first day of school is Wednesday, August 24. More...

Sports

Path Valley Results

There was no racing Saturday. This coming Friday is the Roy McGee Memorial 75-lap Wingless Super Sportsman and then Sunday is the 410 and 600s August 19 results: Steel Block Late Models More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Social Night Warfordsburg Senior Center will host a social night Saturday, August 27, with an Elvis tribute theme. Seniors 60 and older are welcome to enjoy the evening with DJs Barb and Forrest. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Leroy Albert Conrad II, 32, Warfordsburg, and Trista Diana Kershner, 30, Warfordsburg. More...

In Memory

SNYDER In loving memory of Floyd Snyder, August 26, 1973: Our lives go on without you But nothing is the same We have to hide our heartaches When someone speaks your name Living our lives without you Is the hardest part of all. More...

Church News

Revival Services

All are invited to join the Walnut Grove Church of God at their fellowship building grounds, 22877 Wible Reunion Road, Three Springs, August 28-31, for old-fashioned revival services. More...

Heaven Bound To Appear

Heaven Bound from Bedford will minister at Hustontown Church of God August 27 at 7 p.m. and also at Walnut Grove Church of God in Maddensville August 28, at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend. More...