May 17, 2018 RSS feed / 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...

Food Basket Gardening Program Begins

With help of McConnellsburg Motor & Implement

There’s nothing like fresh produce from a garden. The Fulton County Food Basket (FCFB) has been working to provide its clients the opportunity to grow fresh produce and provide nutritious food for their families.  More...

Oldest Person In U.S. Dies

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) – A 114-year-old Pennsylvania woman who was the oldest person in the United States has died, according to a funeral home. The Robert D Heath Funeral Home in Mount Union said that Delphine Gibson died last Wednesday. More...

Retired Agent’s Career Shows Pittsburgh-area Crime History

PITTSBURGH (AP) – After Joseph Cornelius confessed to killing 11-year-old Scott Drake and putting the boy’s genitals in a trash bag, he told investigators he would show them the spot on the Ninth Street Bridge where he tossed the bag into More...

Library News

The book, plant and bake sale is being held this Friday, May 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, May 19, starting at 9 a.m. On Friday, North End Garden Club will have a lunch stand along with an indoor yard sale. More...

Youths Recognized For Work Program

Employment and Training Inc. of Fulton County, a satellite office of the Pennsylvania CareerLink Huntingdon County, recognized five area youths for their recent accomplishments in the Out- of-School Youth Work Experience Program. More...

Body Of 3-Year-Old Girl Recovered After Boating Accident

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The body of a 3-year-old girl who had been missing since a boating accident in Pennsylvania that killed her mother and injured her father has been recovered.  More...

McConnellsburg FFA Holds Annual Awards Banquet

McConnellsburg FFA held its annual awards banquet April 26, in the high school cafeteria. 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...

Forbes Road Prepares For Graduation

A party for 2018’s senior class was approved by the Forbes Road School Board at its monthly meeting last Monday evening, May 7. The party will be held in the old high school gym on June 1 following graduation, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. More...

Eaders Butchering Teaches FFA Art Of Butchering

John Eader of Eader’s Butcher Shop invited McConnellsburg FFA to his facility near Needmore last week to give the students experience in processing animals for meat. More...

Livestock Report

GREENCASTLE  May 7  Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $1 to $2 higher. Slaughter Holsteins had no trend available. Slaughter heifers sold $4 to $5 higher. Slaughter cows sold $3 to $5 higher. More...

Grace Kelly’s Childhood Home Fully Restored, Won’t Be Museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia home where Grace Kelly grew up has been restored to its original glory.  Toby Boshak, executive director of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, tells NBC’s “Today’’ that the six-b More...

CFSD To Offer Summer Feeding Program

The summer feeding program will begin Monday, June 4, and run through Friday, August 17, at Central Fulton High School cafeteria.  During the summer, all children ages 18 and under, regardless of income status, can come between 8 a.m. More...

Scouts Complete Project

McConnellsburg Girl Scout Troop 80405 completed their sliver award project recently.  A sliver award is an award of three awards. There are the gold, sliver and bronze award. More...