May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

MES K’NEX Team Takes 2nd Place In Design Challenge

At 2018 STEM Design Challenge

The Central Fulton School District (CFSD) Board met at its monthly meeting last Tuesday to view a presentation from the Mc- Connellsburg Elementary School (MES) fourth and fifth graders involved with the K’NEX program, along with their advisers More...

Local & State

Library Book Sale This Weekend

The Fulton County Library is gearing up for its annual Plant & Book Sale that will start this Friday morning at 9 o’clock and run until 5 p.m. More...

Master Gardener Programs Promote Bee Pollination

When it comes to the importance of bees, Connie Schmotzer does not mince words.  More...

Sportsmen’s League To Hold Children’s Trout Rodeo

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League (FCSL) will hold its annual children’s trout rodeo Sunday, May 20, at Esther Run Nursery Meadow, on Corner Road, six miles south of Mc- Connellsburg.  Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 14, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Theft   A theft occurred on the 3000 Block of Pleasant Ridge Road on May 9. According to state police, an unknown suspect stole two pearl necklaces and a gold and diamond bracelet from the victim’s residence. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

It is spring and with that comes showers and storms, and that’s what area race tracks have been up against in recent weeks.  Williams Grove Speedway was able to get part of its Friday night program in where Lance Dewease continues to make More...

Features

5 Survival Strategies For Camping On A Budget

Exploring nature and sleeping under the stars can be viewed as an economical vacation. More...

Diverging Values Lead To Mormon Retreat From Boy Scouts

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – For more than a century, the Boy Scouts of America and the Mormon church formed an ideal pair as they helped each other expand their organizations and build their brands while molding countless young men through bow knots, More...

KKK Flyers, Candy Found On Lawns

HATBORO, Pa. (AP) – Residents of a Pennsylvania town say they awoke to find bags of candy hearts attached to pamphlets advocating the Ku Klux Klan strewn over their lawns.  More...

Church News

Memorial Services

Timber Ridge Cemetery Association and Antioch Christian Church invite all to its memorial and homecoming service Sunday, June 3, at 2 p.m., at Antioch Christian Church, 7902 Timber Ridge Road, Big Cove Tannery. More...

Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held at Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, June 11-15, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday with a program at 7:15 p.m. The theme is Camp Moose On The Loose. More...

Special Music

McCbg. United Methodist Church presents an evening of music and praise in memory of Mike and Fred Stenger Sunday, May 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the church’s Faith and Life Center. All are welcome!   More...

Commissioners Appoint 2018 Veterans Flag Committee

Commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney Mc- Cray met last Tuesday morning at their regularly scheduled weekly meeting and appointed the following individuals to the county’s 2018 Flag Committee: Mike DeShong - Ayr Twp./ Mc- Connellsbu More...

Food Basket Gets $5,000 In Food Items

Donation made by DOT Foods

Last Wednesday the Fulton County Food Basket got one of the most unique donations it’s ever received. More...

Obituaries

Maxine E. DeShong

Hustontown, 86

Maxine Elizabeth De- Shong, 86, Hustontown, died at 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at her home.  Born January 4, 1932, in Dublin Township, Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Emma (Helman) Truax. More...

Martha B. Seville

Big Cove Tannery, 89

Martha B. Seville, 89, Big Cove Tannery, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center with her family and long-termcare staff by her side after a courageous and long battle with cancer.  More...

Nathaniel H. Patterson

Three Spring, 24

Nathaniel Howard Patterson, Three Springs, died Monday, May 7, 2018, at Three Springs.  Born April 12, 1994, at McConnellsburg, he was the son of Wade and Dorothy (Seville) Patterson, who survive, of Orbisonia. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings at the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome! There will be a festival June 2, at Center Community Building beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gerri Emerick, May 1; Willard Mellott, May 24; Jeremy Fletcher, May 25; Kendra Keebaugh, May 29; Paul Cutchall, May 28; Toby McGarvey, May 26; McKayley Shafer, May 28; Sue Price, Garry Miller, Maggie Riggs, Deb Deshong and Elias Bl More...

Sports

High School Sports

Softball More...

ICC Track And Field Championship Meet

Boys – McConnellsburg 68.5 Southern Fulton 37 11  Girls – Southern Fulton  61.5 McConnellsburg 61 10  More...

Youth Shoot Winners

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Family

Cards Of Thanks

SEVILLE  We would like to thank everyone for the flowers, cards, food and prayers following the passing of Connie J. Seville.  May God bless each of you.  The family   More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license during the past week at the local courthouse:  Caleb Ryan Nowakowski, 21, Berkeley Springs, and Skai Jade Barnett, 20, Berkeley Springs.  Billy Jo Fleming, 25, Mc- Connellsburg, and Court More...