June 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County To Host Farmers’ Market

Vouchers can be used; general public invited

The Fulton County commissioners received some good news Tuesday morning that a farmer from a neighboring county is willing to set up a farmers’ market here on a weekly basis that can be frequented by not only the general public but by those rec More...

Local & State

Camp Cadet Holds 20th Graduation

Thirty- seven cadets (21 males, 16 females) graduated from 2014 Fulton County Camp Cadet during graduation ceremonies held last Friday evening at Camp Sinoquipe Scout Reservation near Fort Littleton.  More...

Boro Grants Zoning Variance

Votes to contact PSP on abandoned vehicles

McConnellsburg Borough Council granted a zoning variance for a Seventh Street property and continued a discussion on abandoned vehicles on South Fourth and East Maple streets.  More...

Newly-Formed Educational Foundation Gets To Work

A foundation to further educational opportunities for students in the Southern Fulton School District was founded and incorporated in October of 2013, and board members began to pull together fundraising efforts with area business and organizations a More...

Letters

Urges EPA To Restore Clean Water Protections

To The Editor:  More...

Residents Asked To Sign Anti-CAFO Petition

To The Editor:   As concerned Fulton County citizens residing within the 4- mile radius of the purposed hog CAFO in Big Cove Tannery, we feel that we must speak out against this operation and its proprietors who plan to infringe upon our right t More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI, Harassment Charges Filed   A mother and daughter face respective charges of harassment and driving under the influence following a single vehicle accident at the intersection of Barnetts Run and Sipes Mill roads on Saturday, May 31.  More...

Sports

Legion Holds Golf Tournament

American Legion Post 561 hosted its fifth annual golf tournament June 7, 2014.  Area businesses donated to the tournament with all proceeds going to the county school districts’ scholarship fund.  First place winners in the tournament More...

Path Valley Speedway

Seven divisions of racing and a candy scramble for the kids at intermission led to a long night of entertainment at Path Valley Speedway.  More...

Racing Roundup

Ending a long winless streak dating back to July 2010, McConnellsburg’s Marvin Winters finally returned to victory lane Saturday night at Hagerstown Speedway .  More...

Forbes Road Passes 2014-15 School Budget

No new tax increases for the 2014-15 school year

Last week the Forbes Road School Board gave final approval to a 2014-15 budget that calls for no increase in taxes to district taxpayers. The general fund budget sets expenditures at $7,022,374 and the budget passed unanimously. More...

Awards And Scholarships Presented At McConnellsburg HS Graduation

McConnellsburg High School held its graduation exercises Friday, June 6 in the school audito- rium. The top four students in the class were the speakers for the evening.  More...

Obituaries

J. Ronald Fraker Fort Littleton, 82

J. Ronald Fraker, 82, Fort Littleton, Pa., died Wednesday, June 5, 2014, at Woodland Retirement Center in Orbisonia, Pa.  More...

Caroline A. Bricker Fannettsburg, Pa., 81

Caroline A. More...

Charles N. Edwards Harrisonville, 81

Charles N. Edwards, 81, Harrisonville, died at 5:48 p.m., Monday, June 2, 2014, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born December 18, 1932, in Taylor Township, Fulton Co., he was a son of the late Charles E. and Margaret (Strait) Edwards.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of June 9, 1994  ’94   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tom Matthews and Elizabeth McCollough, 85-years-old on June 14; Eric Souders, June 12; Nancy Hendershot and Marie Lane, June 13; Westin Mellott, 7 on June 17; McKayla Fry,  Dane Pollock, Ruth  Bolinger and  More...

Hustontown

The weather is great to get out and start those picnics. The schools are out for summer vacation, and students also have chances to work.  Congratulations to those who graduated. More...