May 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Rape Case Moves Forward

William Bair III waives formal arraignment

NEWS EDITOR  A case involving the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl is continuing to move through the local court system.  More...

Local & State

Honor Flight Enables Veterans To See Memorials

WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s not too often that when a memorial is built in someone’s honor that those people get to see the memorial in person.  More...

Norwich Exhibit Looks At Benedict Arnold As Hero

NORWICH BULLETIN  NORWICH, Conn. (AP) – A new exhibit on display at the Slater Memorial Museum is the latest effort to bring heightened visibility to a subject Norwich has deliberately ignored for centuries.  More...

Student Gets Medal For Giving Aid During Rampage

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of May 19, 1994  ’94   More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball   Forbes Road 4  Fannett-Metal 1  More...

Forbes Girls Advance To Playoffs

Forbes Road 13  Berlin 7  For the first time in the program’s history, the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals secured a position in District 5- A playoffs.  More...

Racing Roundup

Daryn Pittman and the World of Outlaws invaded Williams Grove Speedway over the weekend, and Pittman swept the weekend and took home $25,000 for his weekend’s work against the PA Posse.  More...

Church News

Heaven Bound To Appear In Concert

Heaven Bound will minister at Damascus Christian Church May 25 at 2 p.m. and Hustontown Church of God May 25 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Family Challenges Church’s Sale Of Eakins Portrait

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Descendants of Msgr. Patrick Garvey are challenging the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s plans to sell a portrait of Garvey painted by Thomas Eakins.  More...

Shuster Knocks Off Halvorson, Schooley

Topper downs Lang in General Assembly 78th District race

NEWS EDITOR  Voter turnout may have rang in at just under 23 percent on Tuesday, but it was enough for several incumbents to get their party’s nod of approval here during the primary election.  More...

Food Stamp Use Rises Here

The use of food stamps in Fulton County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program.  More...

Remembering Our Fallen: Memorial Day Ceremonies Monday

Retired U.S.M.C. Lt. Col. Cutchall to be keynote speaker

NEWS EDITOR  Local residents and veterans will be paying homage and remembering our fallen heroes Monday during special tribute services held in McConnellsburg and the surrounding area.  More...

Obituaries

Denver A. Barnes Artemas, 91

Denver Allen Barnes, 91, Artemas, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at his home.  He was born in Englesmith Friday, March 2, 1923, the son of the late Lester and Ada (True) Barnes Price.  He was married to Belle (Ash) Barnes. More...

Charles M. Bentz Needmore, 73

Charles M. Bentz, 73, Needmore, died Friday, May 16, at Pinnacle Health Hospital, Harrisburg, Pa.  He was born in Kanter, Pa., October 25, 1940, a son of the late Eva L. (Barron) and Homer E. Bentz.  He was the husband of Ruth J. More...

Ralph J. Dishong Hustontown, 47

Ralph J. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ronnie House, May 1; Mack  Shives, 76 on  April 25;  Justin Rasp,  May 11; John  More...

Hustontown

We have been having some beautiful weather to be able to get out and enjoy.  Some relatives travelled to Grove City on Saturday for the graduation of which Ryan Berkstresser was completing his education on designing automobiles. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION   Community Yard Sale Buck Valley community yard sale will be held Saturday, May 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon and lunch from noon to 3 p.m. Vendors wanted. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Brandon and Hope Gelvin announce the birth of a son, Brody James, at Chambersburg Hospital Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 5:16 p.m. More...

Sipes – Strait United

Adam James Sipes and Haley Dawn Strait exchanged vows May 25, 2013 with Rev. Duane Williams officiating. More...