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Local & State

Corbett’s Budget Could Be Toughest Fight Yet

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s annual state budget wrangling always carries uncertainty, but that’s been particularly true this month as Gov. More...

Audit Shows Legislative Surplus Grew By $14M

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Democrats Divided Over Leadership Feud With Wolf

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From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 23, 1994 ’94 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Woman Accused Of Underage Drinking   Twenty-year-old Krisha Dawn Long of McConnellsburg has been charged with underage drinking through the office of Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

The Wingless Super Sportsmen ran the third of six races scheduled at Path Valley Speedway in 2014. Each race has seen a few more drivers and the level of exciting action has also increased each time.  More...

Racing Roundup

Brian Montieth visited Williams Grove Speedway victory lane for the first time this season with a Friday night 410 Sprint car win over Alan Krimes, Greg Hodnett, Lance Dewease and Doug Esh.  Adrian Shaffer won the 358 Sprint car championship at More...

Records Broken At Track Meet

Twenty- eight Mc- Connellsburg local Hershey track winners competed in the 2014 Hershey District track meet June 14, 2014, on the Somerset High School track. Out of 37 events that the athletes competed in, 33 were personal bests. More...

Women Die In Double Fatality

Sylvia Peck dies in Bethel Township crash

NEWS EDITOR  Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a double fatality in southern Fulton County over the weekend.  More...

CF Taxpayers To See Future Millage Increase

Real estate taxes to rise .8078 mill

NEWS EDITOR  As proposed last month, the Central Fulton School Board has moved forward with its plans of raising real estate taxes for the 2014-15 school year.  More...

Citizens Continue Fight To Stop Ayr Hog Farm

STAFF WRITER  A group of citizens from Ravensburg Road and the surrounding area are continuing their fight to stop a proposed hog farm to be located at Great Cove Road between Websters Mill and Big Cove Tannery. More...

Obituaries

Mary P. Bard Shippensburg, 85

Mary Phyllis Bard, 85, Shippensburg, died Sunday afternoon, June 22, 2014, at home after a prolonged illness.  Born August 31, 1928, in Saltillo, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Anna (Kimmel) Ashman. More...

James A. Hawbaker Chambersburg, 88

James A. Hawbaker, 88, Menno Village, Chambersburg, died at 8:25 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Menno Village Nursing Home, Chambersburg.  Born October 28, 1925, in Mercersburg, he was the son of the late Preston and Elva (Blair) Hawbaker. More...

Edward L. Dollinger Pine Hall, N. C., 71

Edward Louis “ Lou” Dollinger, 71, Pine Hall, N.C., formerly of Needmore, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, after an extended battle with Parkinsons.  He was born September 2, 1942, the son of the late Edward and Thelma Dollinger.  More...

Letters

Can’t Fight Big Money

To The Editor:  I’d like to thank all the people who attended the hog CAFO informational meeting Wednesday, June 18, at Community State Bank and also the bank for the use of their meeting room. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

The beautiful weather is great The Master has created for us. I’m sure the farmers enjoy good haymaking weather.  It was good to hear Harry Kline is doing well on the way to recovery after surgery. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jenny Sipes, 81 on June 27; Bobby Sample, June 30; Scott Deshong, June 29; Ryan Chamberlain, June 30; Sarah Keaton, June 30; Junior  Hann, June  30; Caleb  Strait, July 2;  Melissa Lake,  More...