July 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Barn Quilt Trail Forms Committee

Public workshops to be held in near future

NEWS EDITOR  The first step of establishing a historic barn quilt trail here was achieved last Thursday night with the creation of a committee, which will organize and oversee the countywide project that will hopefully become a tourist attractio More...

Local & State

Unemployment Rate Changes Little

Fulton ranked 46 out of 67 in May

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SF Handbook Changed To Rectify Bullying

Budget adopted; taxes to increase .6937 mill

NEWS EDITOR  Proposed changes will be made to both the Southern Fulton high school and elementary handbooks that could potentially rectify ongoing bullying and disciplinary issues at the elementary facility.  More...

McLucas Scholarship Transferred To Medical Center Foundation

Arthur & Ruth Schmidt Community Trust donates $100,000 to the endowment fund

In a reception Monday night honoring the McLucas family and its scholarship committee with the transferring of the Russell C. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of June 30, 1994  ’94   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We have to admit we are having some beautiful weather. Hope it will be as nice for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.  Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Archie Bergstresser; who passed away Sunday morning.  More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to: Vickie Vance and Deb Glass, July 5; Jeff Pepple, Dot Kelly and Evelyn Gobin, July 6; Betty Everts and Rose Bivens, July 7; Hanna McGarvey, 16 on July 9; Robert Strait, July 8; Selena Strait, 22 on July 11; Sharon Deshong, July 5; More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Game Night Game night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center July 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Seniors 60 and older are welcome to come and join in the games. There are card games, dominos, scrabble or shuffleboard. More...

Hog Farm Battle Rages On In Ayr

Both sides continue argument over health and safety

STAFF WRITER  Although the meeting may have been adjourned, a lively conversation about the public health and safety, as it pertains to concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO), continued following the regular meeting of the Ayr Township su More...

Flournoy’s Credibility Questioned

Statutory sexual assault case rescheduled for Aug. 26

NEWS EDITOR  In an unexpected turn of events, a case involving the alleged sexual assault of a child was rescheduled for later this summer after the presiding judge had questions regarding the “credibility” of the defendant.  More...

Obituaries

Archie D. Bergstresser McConnellsburg, 86

Archie D. Bergstresser, 86, McConnellsburg, died at 10: 15 a. More...

Gerald N. DeShong McConnellsburg, 69

Gerald N. “Jerry” De- Shong, 69, formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, died Saturday morning, June 28, 2014, at Masonic Health Care Center in Elizabethtown following a lengthy illness.  Born in Everett, he was the son of the late Carl E. More...

Charley R. Keefer McConnellsburg, 87

Charley R. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Woman Charged With Endangering Children   A 35-year- old Hustontown woman faces two counts of endangering the welfare of children after she was found passed out in her apartment from taking prescription medications, Pennsylvania State Police all More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

Path Valley Speedway has proven to be a track where “crate” Late Models can compete with "steel block" Late Models. Friday night two “crate” Late Model drivers finished in the top five with one of them in victory lane.  More...

Donates To PA Hero Walk Team

The FOVA/VFW Post 655 provided dinner and gave a donation to the 2014 PA Hero Walk team. More...

Racing Roundup

Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek kicked off Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway where Danny Dietrich held off late charges from Brian Montieth to score the $5,000 win.  Alan Krimes, Don Kreitz and Greg Hodnett were the top five finishers. More...