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Local & State

Firemen Battle Harrisonville House Fire

A house fire broke out in the early morning hours Tuesday at 1281 Camp Ridge Road in Harrisonville. Needmore Fire Co. More...

New Maps Could Improve Democrats’ Chances In Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

FCMC Receives Second Four-Star Rating

Less than a month after receiving a notification that the hospital received a four-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the long-term-care has received the same design More...

Letters

Zero Waste: If The Super Bowl Can Do It, Why Can’t We?

To The Editor: More...

Patriotic Decoration Vandalized

To The Editor:  What a disgrace to discover my patriotic ribbon wired to greens was removed from the top of my Public Opinion box and completely unwired and thrown on the ground along Cito Road.  Maybe the vandal(s) could spend their time b More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Domestic Harassment   A domestic harassment occurred on Snowy Lane in McConnellsburg Feb. 13 between midnight and 12:30 a.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The Winternationals have concluded in Florida as the Ronald Laney King of the 360s and World of Outlaws Late Models held events this past weekend.  The WoO Late Models were in action four nights at Volusia Speedway Park where four different winn More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Adult Basketball Adult basketball will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Tuesday night at the alumni community building. Questions, call Kathy Kendall at 717-377-3643. More...

Features

Study Cited For Blaming Autism On TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

WASHINGTON (AP) – There is no Harvard study that says a British children’s television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims. More...

Strong Quake Rekindles Memories Of Past Disasters In Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) – A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.  More...

Flu Shot Won’t Make You Spread Flu

WASHINGTON (AP) – Getting the flu shot won’t make you spread the disease more, doesn’t weaken your immune system but it does offer some protection from getting infected, despite misleading claims on social media. More...

Ralph Fraker Named To Sports Hall Of Fame

The late Ralph “Jake” Emerson Fraker is the second individual to be honored at this year’s Fulton County All-Sports Hall of Fame induction. More...

Scholarships Available For County Students

At Bedford campus of Allegany College of Maryland

The Bedford County Regional Education Foundation of Everett is expanding its scholarship awards with the addition of The Fulton County Scholarship Program. More...

Obituaries

Betty L. Whiteside

Warfordsburg, 86

Betty Louise Whiteside, 86, Warfordsburg, died Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.  Born April 26, 1931, in Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Michael Coy and Elsie Mae Clites Means.  More...

Dakota J. Laman

McConnellsburg, 24

Dakota J. “DJ” Laman, 24, McConnellsburg, died February 14, 2018, in Frederick County, Md. He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, August 13, 1993, the son of Roxanne E. Rhodes of McConnellsburg, and Shawn E. Laman of Fannettsburg, Pa. More...

Patricia A. Schetrompf

Warfordsburg, 76

Patricia Ann Schetrompf, 76, Warfordsburg, died Thursday February 15, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital. She was born in Baltimore, March 12, 1941, daughter of the late Virl H. and the late Anna Mary (Nunley) Sheeder. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 19, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Louise Strait, February 15; Elwood Gallagher, 86 on February 26; John Foor and Clay Rasp, February 28; Josh Horton, March 5; Pat Mills, March 5; Caitlin Glazier, 22 on March 4; Judy Shade, March 7; Alijahi Horton, 8 on March 6; Ed More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball  Forbes Road 63 Johnstown Christian Academy 33   More...

Basketball Final Standings

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Basketball Playoffs

Girls Class A basketball first round playoffs were held February 21 with Berlin and Southern Fulton having a bye. Playing February 21 were Shade and Fannett- Metal and Shanksville and Hyndman.  More...

Family

Celebrates Fourth

Jade Nicole Love will celebrate her fourth birthday February 22, 2018. She is the daughter of Elliott and Joy Love of Waterfall. Grandparents are Jerry and Theresa Love of Burnt Cabins, and Dana and Becky Ford of Wells Tannery. More...

Marriage License

Andrew Jay Fries, 50, Mercersburg, and Bridget Ann Johnson, 41, Mercersburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Leese – Crider United

Lucy Rosamae Crider and Nicholas Andrew Leese were married Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Otterbein Brethren in Christ Church, Greencastle. More...