July 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

“Big Top” Fun Coming To Town

Zerbini Family Circus shows set for Sunday at Fulton County Fairgrounds

NEWS EDITOR  From camel rides to aerial performances, the big top will be making a pit stop in Fulton County over the weekend when the cast and crew of the Zerbini Family Circus sets up shop for several special performances at the Fulton County More...

Police, Coroner Probe Body Found Near Turnpike

SOMERSET, Pa. More...

Local & State

Sorority Celebrates Founder’s Day

Xi Eta Lambda, Mc- Connellsburg Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, began the second quarter by celebrating Founder’s Day with the other two Fulton County chapters at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church. More...

State’s Bald Eagle Numbers Continue Their Climb

Mid-year survey boasts record number of nests

At its midway point, there’s already reason to believe 2014 just might go down as the “Year of the Pennsylvania Bald Eagle.”  In January, the Pennsylvania Game Commission removed the bald eagle from the state’s list of th More...

Chamber Sends Student To Free Enterprise Week

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism has announced a $525 gift in support of one area student who will this year be attending the internationallyacclaimed program, “Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week.”  This year’ More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Zac Sherman, Fred Lynch and Earl Carbaugh, July 12; Deb Welsh, July 13; Tressa Deshong, July 16; Pat Bingaham, July 15; Chase Howell, 4 on July 15; McKenzie Hann, July 18; Doug Ray, 61 on July 16;  Sue Tomlinson, July 16;  More...

Hustontown

We just couldn’t have asked for a nicer Fourth of July weekend then what the Master gave us. Hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy it.  Congratulations to Chris and Jessica Smith on the arrival of a baby girl Sunday, July 6.  More...

Boro Passes Resolution On Tax Collections

Addresses South Seventh Street property request

STAFF WRITER  McConnellsburg Borough Council members passed a resolution setting fees for tax collection and approved a request to add more mobile homes to a lot on South Seventh Street at their regular meeting last Wednesday evening.  More...

PA Hides Rare Plants

Bedford’s National Heritage Inventory includes ginseng and rare orchids

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) – Over the coming year, environmental experts are set to flock to Bedford County, updating a detailed roster of its unique, rare and threatened environmental wonders for the first time in 26 years.  More...

Power Slowly Coming Back After Severe PA Storms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Repair crews are making steady progress on restoring power to customers left without electricity after powerful thunderstorms moved across Pennsylvania.  PECO is reporting Friday evening that just over 11,000 customers More...

Court Session Held

Judge Jeremiah D. Zook of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, July 1, at the Fulton County Courthouse.  More...

Panda Cubs Seen On Erie Zoo Video

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Obituaries

Forest D. Chamberlain Robertsdale, 77

Forest Dean Chamberlain, 77, Robertsdale, Pa., died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Milton S. More...

Larry E. Keebaugh Hancock, 71

Larry Eugene Keebaugh, 71, Hancock, Md., died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Golden Living Center, Hagerstown, Md.  Born August 31, 1942, in Fulton County, Taylor Township, Pa., he was the son of the late Melvin Eugene and Dorothy Blanche Henry More...

Rosaline G. Stevens Wells Tannery, 76

Rosaline G. Stevens, 76, Wells Tannery, Pa., died at 10:10 p.m., Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  Born June 19, 1938, in Finleyville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Shelly P. and Alice R. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Local Man Charged In Accident   A 22-year-old Harrisonville man faces charges of careless driving in connection with a single-vehicle accident along Lincoln Highway over the weekend.  More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

Three divisions of Micro Sprints and three divisions of stock cars made up the card for Saturday night's racing at Path Valley Speedway.  More...

Braves Named League Champions

The Forbes Road Major League baseball team recently won the Tri-County League championship. More...

Racing Roundup

Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek has wrapped up for another season as Lucas Wolfe is your 2014 Speedweek champion.  More...