April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Saputo Cheese To Shut Down Hancock Plant

Company to shut down four locations

NEWS EDITOR  Saputo Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of cheese in the country, is slated to close several facilities over the next 20 months, including a plant located on the border of Fulton County.  More...

Local & State

State Police Move To New Barracks

After months of ongoing construction, Pennsylvania State Police of McConnellsburg relocated to their newly constructed station last Tuesday. More...

Chambersburg Man Faces Rape Charges Here

Scott Hiles hearing set for April 14

NEWS EDITOR  A Chambersburg man was remanded to the Franklin County Jail Monday after allegations emerged he raped and sexually assaulted a young girl here over a course of nine years.  More...

Commissioners Meet Last Tuesday

Address routine county business

NEWS EDITOR  Fulton County commissioners Rodney McCray, Craig Cutchall and Irvin Dasher met last Tuesday convening and addressing business through the mid-afternoon.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 31, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Alta Keefer, April 1; Nancy Lynch, April 4; Goldie Mellott, 87 on April 4; Teresa Carter, April 2; Anita Bishop and Cheyenne Hege, April 6; Wanda Souders, Guy Truax and Terri Blumenthal, April 7; Rachael Deshong and Sarrah Pollock, More...

Hustontown

It seems winter gave a few snow flurries on Sunday. We still have some remains of winter left. More...

Family

Engagement

Dean and Anna Douglas of Warfordsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Lora Dean Douglas, to Dylan Watson Whiteside, son of Billy and Sharon Whiteside of Warfordsburg.  Lora is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Lillian McFadden of Hanco More...

Birth Announced

Rick and Kelli Grissinger of Three Springs would like to announce the birth of their second child, a son, on March 15, 2014.  Parker James Grissinger was born at UPMC Bedford Memorial weighing 11 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 23 inches long.  More...

Hog CAFO Tops Ayr Agenda

Eight in attendance to protest hog farm

STAFF WRITER  A planned concentrated animal farming operation (CAFO) for Ayr Township brought Ravensburg Road residents out on Monday evening to ask Ayr Township supervisors to do something to try to stop the location of a hog “birthing fa More...

New Twist On Ag Field Day

Event to be held at Johnston Farms on April 15

NEWS EDITOR  A new twist is being put on a favorite, annual activity for local farmers.  More...

Obituaries

Grace Barton McConnellsburg, 87

Grace Barton, 87, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 , at her home with her family by her side.  She was born April 29, 1926, in Canton, Ohio, the daughter of the late Leonard and Laura (Knepper) Stevens. More...

Luther M. Black Jr. Chambersburg, 90

Luther M. “Pap” Black Jr., 90, Chambersburg, died Thursday morning, March 27, 2014, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born March 23, 1924, in McConnellsburg, he was a son of the late Luther M. and Pearl Barton Black. More...

Milton W. Huyett Chambersburg, 68

Milton W. Huyett, 68, Chambersburg, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at his home.¨  Born July 27, 1945, in Hagerstown, Md., he was a son of the late Eugene R. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Money Stolen From Firehall   Approximately $600 was stolen from McConnellsburg Firehall that resulted in charges of theft and receiving stolen property being filed against a McConnellsburg man.  Charges against 40-yearold Dennis Lee Bennett More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball   Southern Fulton 11  Forbes Road 1  More...

Racing Roundup

Williams Grove Speedway was able to get its scheduled season opener in the books on time Friday night where front- row starter Gerard McIntyre Jr. inherited the lead midway and never looked back en route to the win in the 410 sprint car main.  More...

McCbg. Elementary Boys Complete Season At Tournament

McConnellsburg Elementary boys basketball A team competed their season by placing second in the annual Robin Feight Memorial tournament. More...