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Local & State

Waite Historian Of The Year

Fulton County Heritage Days June 14 and 15

NEWS EDITOR  Fulton County Historical Society bestowed its greatest honor last Thursday night naming Naomi Waite the recipient of the coveted Historian of the Year award.  More...

High School Jackets Displayed

Some of the memorabilia on display at the Fulton County All-Sports Museum, which comprises three former classrooms in the old McConnellsburg High School that houses the museum and Alumni Community Ce More...

Unemployment Rate Mostly Unchanged

County ranked 54 out of 67 in January

STAFF WRITER  Preliminary unemployment data for February released last week showed the unemployment rate in the county rising by four-tenths of a percentage point. More...

Letters

Kudos To Hall Of Fame Induction Organizers

To The Editor:  Last year I attended a Korean War veterans meet and greet for the new president of South Korea, Park Geun-Hye, at the Smithsonian Institute. More...

All-Sports Hall Of Fame Banquet Unforgettable

To The Editor:  Kathy Kendall and the Mc- Connellsburg Alumni & Friends Association – you are an awesome team!  Thank you for honoring our county’s athletes, serving a sumptuous dinner and making the first All-Sports Hall of More...

Thanks Community For Hall Of Fame Support

To The Editor:  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Three Cited For Scattering Rubbish   Three McConnellsburg residents face charges in connection with an April 3 incident at 138 Meadow Grounds Road.  More...

Family

Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Gary and Wanda (Zeger) Gress of McConnellsburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by their friends and family.  The couple were married April 9, at Shade Gap.  Gary is the son of the late Barney and Anna Gress and More...

Church News

Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints To Hold Open House

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will have an open house at their meetinghouse to be held April 12, 2014, from 2 p.m. More...

Boro Council Hears Plans For Heritage Days

Street sweeping set for April 16

STAFF WRITER  McConnellsburg Borough Council received an invitation to Fulton County Heritage Days and conducted other routine business during uts regular meeting last Wednesday evening.  More...

Commissioners Tackle Varied Agenda Items

NEWS EDITOR  The Fulton County commissioners had multiple department head meetings as well as a sitdown with a local resident to bring an informative program to Fulton County “stressing the importance of making good, positive decisions by More...

Trout Season Opens Sat.

NEWS EDITOR  Whether your hook is threaded with a nightcrawler, a hunk of cheddar cheese or even a live cricket, you’re sure to reel in something special Saturday when trout season opens here in Fulton County.   More...

Obituaries

Clement D. Chilcote St. Thomas, 83

Clement D. Chilcote, 83, St. More...

Monika L. McCusker Hancock, 69

Monika Luise McCusker, 69, Hancock, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at her home.  Born July 19, 1944, in Bad Warmbrunn, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Gertrud Jentsch Kuhn.  She was a graduate of Immenhausen School in G More...

Charles B. Mellott Dunn, N. C., 80

Charles Boyd Mellott, 80, Dunn, N.C., died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington.  He was born in Fulton County, Pa., on December 23, 1933, the son of the late Billy Rowe and Jessie Truax Mellott.  He was preced More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of April 7, 1994  ’94   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Happy birthday wishes to Malachi Gress, April 15; Sally Sowers, April 17; Joseph Beilder, April 15; April Hawbaker, April 16; Clyde Hull, April 16; Lois Linke, Randy Seville and Marsha Ray, April 16; Darlene Snyder, April 17; Rodney Peck, 15 on  More...

Hustontown

Those April showers have arrived. We enjoyed the nice weather over the weekend.  Robert and June Bennett called in the Kate Berkstresser home on Friday. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Track   McConnellsburg 109,  Carson Long 41  McConnellsburg 132,  St. Maria Goretti 17  More...

District 5 Scholarship Winners

During the past eight years, the District 5 Athletic Director’s Association has awarded 32 total scholarships, totaling $25,000, to deserving District 5 student athletes. This year’s recipients are:  More...

Bonebrake Takes Path Valley Season Opener

The first weekend of racing was rained out the previous week, so when it rained again this Friday the management of Path Valley Speedway decided to reschedule the show for Sunday afternoon. More...