July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Tractors wind their way

through Burnt Cabins and onto Decorum before checking out the old airport and heading back over the mountain to the Burnt Cabins Grist Mill over the weekend. More...

Local & State

Bedford Humane Society Opens Spay/Neuter And Wellness Cinic

Pet overpopulation is the leading killer of cats and dogs in our country. An estimated 3.7 million animals are euthanized in shelters each year across the United States while 50,000 puppies and kittens continue to be born every day.  More...

Attack Ads Hit TV In Governor’s Race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The first post-primary TV attack ads in the Pennsylvania governor’s race are flying.  Republican Gov. More...

Expert Says Fracking Health Problems Not Being Addressed

ASSOCIATED PRESS  PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pennsylvania’s former health secretary says the state has failed to seriously study the potential health impacts of one of the nation’s biggest natural gas drilling booms.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 14, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Barry and Judy Shafer and Lexi Richards toured Canada and visited their granddaughter, Siena Ciancia, who was in the Montreal Northern America  Irish dance championship. Also attending were her parents, Wendy and Andrew of California. More...

Hustontown

We had a beautiful weekend. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

On rare occasions drivers have been able to win two features in one night. For possibly the first time at Path Valley Speedway, one driver sat in victory lane three times.  More...

Records Broken At State Meet

Twenty- one Mc- Connellsburg district Hershey track winners competed in the 2014 Hershey Pa. State Track Meet Saturday, June 28, at Penn State University track in State College, Pa. More...

Racing Roundup

Marvin Winters picked up a $3,000 payday in Saturday night Late Model action at Hagerstown Speedway.  Winters had a good battle going with Roy Deese, Jr. as the two drivers split the lapped car of Wayne Johnson on Lap 19. More...

County Looks At Refinancing Debt Options

Union negotiations set for July 31 and Aug. 1

NEWS EDITOR  The Fulton County commissioners had a brief but informative meeting with their chief financial officer Tuesday hearing about the upcoming union negotiations and possible refinancing of existing county debt.  More...

Hohman Making Strides In Agricultural World

Has first stint judging goat competitions

NEWS EDITOR  A young McConnellsburg man has made great strides in the agricultural industry during the last year. More...

Obituaries

Violet M. Drenning Saxton, 84

Violet Mae (Lane) Drenning, 84, of the Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of Saxton, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Village.  Born in Robertsdale, on October 18, 1929, a daughter of the late Hulda M. ( Swope) and Charles F. More...

Jean E. Yonker Hagerstown, 81

Jean Estaline Yonker, 81, of Holly Place Assisted Living, Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Hancock, died on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Holly Place.  Born October 15, 1932, in Fulton County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Viol More...

Jack R. Buterbaugh McConnellsburg, 83

Jack R. Buterbaugh, 83, McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, September 29, 1930, a son of the late Lucinda (Alexander) and Benjamin R. Buterbaugh. More...

Letters

Needs Answers From State Officials

To The Editor:  More...

Something To Think About

To The Editor:  Six of the eight genetic components of current H1N1 influenza virus, can now be traced back to a hog factory in North Carolina. This virus is now a global epidemic.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Vehicle Hits Telephone Pole   An eastbound vehicle travelled off Cito Road and struck a telephone pole on Sunday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m., state police said. Dena Rae Hood, 24, of Crystal Spring, was not injured during the accident. More...

Entertainment

27th Annual Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest At Fulton Co. Fair

Calling all bakers for the 2014 Blue Ribbon Apple Pie baking contest to be held on August 11, 2014 at the Fulton County Fair. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION   Community Yard Sale A community yard sale will be held in Needmore at Fulton County Community Christian School Saturday, July 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces are available for $10. Food will be available. More...