January 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Extends Superintendent’s Contract

Votes to forfeit two girls basketball games

The Forbes Road School District’s Board of Directors met last Monday evening and agreed to extend their superintendent’s contract for an additional five years and also approved forfeiting two girls basketball games with McConnellsburg in More...

Local & State

County’s Weekly Meetings Entail Routine Business

Commissioners

Melissa Gordon is slated to be the county’s new deputy recorder of deeds. Gordon was hired Jan. 17 at commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Larry “Pete” Lynch’s weekly meeting. More...

High School Football Player Dies In Crash After College Trip

PENN HILLS, Pa. More...

Farm Show Winners

County winners at the Farm Show are as follows:  Market Steers Light Heavyweight #2: Brittany Truax – fourth place.  Beef Heifer Division #1: Brittany Truax – third place.  Market Lambs Weight Division #2: Maggie Mellott &n More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 16, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Fire Destroys Warfordsbur g Home A fire Monday afternoon destroyed a Warfordsburg home on Weavers Creek Lane near the Maryland state line. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball  Southern Fulton 72, Fannett-Metal 38   More...

Basketball Standings

GIRLS A   More...

Family

Engagement

John Siegler and Stephanie Montgomery are happy to announce their engagement. Stephanie is the daughter of Tim and Darlene Montgomery of Rockhill Furnace and is employed at Hustontown Country Market. More...

Cards Of Thanks

BLOOD  More...

Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Susann Truax of Needmore, happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Elaina Blessing Truax, to Daniel Alexander Russo, son of Dr. and Mrs. Marc and Correen Russo of Lititz, Pa. More...

Police Arrest Gunman In Home Robbery

Bail set at $100,000 for Warfordsburg man

A Warfordsburg man was arrested and taken into custody Jan. More...

NVFC Awards Brad Sprow Fireman Of The Year

Carbaugh and Miller also recognized

The social hall of the Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. was lively Saturday night as the company held its annual banquet to recognize its firefighters and emergency responders. More...

Obituaries

Betty Barnhart

Hancock, 93

Betty (Cunningham) Barnhart, 93, Hancock, Md., died Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Village of Robinwood Assisted Living facility, in Hagerstown, Md.  Born August 7, 1923, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Fred and Esta (Ha More...

Richard L. Buterbaugh

McConnellsburg, 81

Richard L. “Dick” Buterbaugh, 81, McConnellsburg, ded Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center.  He was born March 21, 1935, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late Leon A. and the late Virginia (Byers) Buterbaugh. More...

Alton D. Hill

Warfordsburg, 85

Alton D. Hill, 85, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Woodland Nursing and Rehab, Orbisonia, Pa.  He was born in Warfordsburg, December 6, 1931, the son of the late Edna (Peck) and Don Hill. He was the husband of Leona A. More...

Letters

Urges Openness, Inclusiveness

To The Editor:  Many different religions were introduced to me as a part of a junior high social studies class, when the teacher arranged field trips for us to visit many area places of worship, seeing their beauty and having the tours led by st More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tom Ramsey, January 12; Carol Buterbaugh, January 13; Bodie Shives, January 16; Lydiah Truax, January 26; Wylan Gress, January 31; Tom Strait, January 29; Sarah Hawkins, 80 on January 22; Ike Bivens, January 30; Bradley McClain, Ja More...

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meeting in the auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome.   Center United Methodist Church will hold a food pantry disbursement January 25 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Features

Asian Bok Choy

If you tend to fall into cooking ruts, one easy way to snap out of it is to check out the holiday calendars of different cultures. Next up on my list of inspirations is the Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year. More...

Tips For Reducing The Sugar In Your Morning Smoothie

The smoothie has become ubiquitous because it makes healthy eating sound easy and attainable. I’ll admit to you right here: I love smoothies – throwing a bunch of things into a blender and then sipping on my breakfast. More...

The Good, Bad And Unknown About Marijuana’s Health Effects

NEW YORK (AP) – It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it may also raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and trigger heart attacks. More...

Church News

Center UMC Holds Play

Center United Methodist Church held its Christmas play, “Cricket County Christmas Charity” Sunday, January 15. More...