February 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County Experiences Another Winter Wonderland

Two snowmen adorned in Fulton County Medical Center hats as well as scarves greet visitors outside the hospital Tuesday morning. More...

Local & State

New Book Focuses On One-room Schools

By Gina Delfavero  BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Two local writers and history buffs have added to the annals of Indiana County’s past by researching, writing and publishing a 150-page book about the county’s one-room schools.  More...

President Obama Creates ‘myRA’ Savings Plan

ASSOCIATED PRESS  WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. More...

Confederate Raids In Fulton County Topic Of FCHS Meeting

The Fulton County Historical Society held its winter general membership meeting on January 31, 2014, at Mc- Connellsburg Presbyterian Church. President Linda Garber presided over the business portion of the meeting.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of February 3, 1994  ’94   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Attempted Burglary Repor ted   A 72-year-old Warfordsburg man told state police investigators burglars attempted to break into his home located at 1027 Green Lane Road on January 24 between midnight and 10 a.m. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball   Southern Fulton 53  McConnellsburg 36  More...

Area Stat Leaders

Area basketball stat leaders compiled from the Public Opinion records include:  Boys: Tristan Gelvin from Forbes Road, averaging 14.8 points; Connor Litton, Southern Fulton averaging 14 points; Chase Novak, McConnellsburg, averaging 12.7; Mackli More...

All-American Sports To Produce FR Posters

Brown Cutchall, athletic director of Forbes Road High School, wishes to inform area businesses that he has authorized All-American Sports Posters to produce Forbes Road’s athletic posters. More...

Commissioners Transact Routine Business Matters

NEWS EDITOR  The Fulton County commissioners took care of several routine business matters last Tuesday before adjourning and convening as the county’s Board of Elections.  A lease was penned with the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce More...

Pa. 78th District Offices Remain In Same Locations

BEDFORD – Rep.-elect Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton/Huntingdon) announced last Thursday that the district offices formerly operated by the late Rep. Dick Hess will remain open and in the same locations. More...

Clapsadle Sentenced In Cocaine Delivery

A McConnellsburg woman was sentenced this week in connection with the delivery and possession of cocaine to a Pennsylvania State Police confidential informant in 2012.  More...

Obituaries

Janet L. Barnett

Hustontown, 62

Janet L. Barnett, 62, Hustontown, died Thursday, January 30, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Mc- Connellsburg, March 18, 1951, the daughter of the late Charles Edward and Ruth Elizabeth (Seville) Truax. She was the wife of Karl J. More...

William E. Briggs

Shade Gap, 82

William E. Briggs, 82, Shade Gap, died at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at Fulton Co. Medical Center, McConnellsburg. Born December 11, 1931, in Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Robert and Verna (Locke) Briggs. More...

Leona L. Butts Fort

Loudon, 90

Leona L. “Toni” Butts, 90, of Fort Loudon, died Tuesday afternoon, January 28, 2014, at her home. Born March 18, 1923, in Clarinda, Iowa, she was a daughter of the late Bruce Albert and Kathryn Jane Kirk Burd. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

As I am writing these items, I’m sure a lot of folks are getting all comfortable to watch the Super Bowl game and also have a favorite choice of team. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Margaret “Peggy” Kokoszka, February 5; Richard Lake, February 11; Betty Holland,  February 9;  Bessie Rasp,  83 on February 8; Kay  More...