July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Burnt Cabins P.O. Patrons To See Fewer Window Hours

Public meeting held last Tuesday

NEWS EDITOR  Burnt Cabins residents heard the same old song and dance that many other postal patrons across the county have experienced through ongoing POST Plan meetings held by United States Postal Service officials to address their unfavorabl More...

Local & State

Wells Valley Holds Homecoming

Six Mile Run Fire Queen Courtney Shope, pictured left, leads a procession of area fire equipment and apparatus through the annual Wells Tannery Homecoming parade Saturday morning. More...

JLG Boom Lift Is Contractors’ Top Choice For Second Year

For the second year in a row, the 1500SJ telescopic boom lift from JLG Industries, Inc., was the gold winner as the top choice of contractors in Roads & Bridges magazine’s Contractor’s Choice Awards competition - aerial work platform More...

Wolf: Wealthy Should Pay More To Cut School Taxes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf would make a centerpiece of his first budget proposal an increase in income taxes on Pennsylvania’s higher-earners to help expand the state’s share of public education More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 28, 1994 ’94 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Public Invited To Station Dedication   Local officials and the general public are invited to attend the dedication ceremony of the new Pennsylvania State Police barracks in McConnellsburg. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

While Andy Fries was winning three straight Late Model features, Wes Bonebrake has endured a month he would just as soon forget. Friday night Bonebrake put his past issues behind him and stopped Fries’ winning streak at three.  More...

Little League Champions

Pictured above are the A’s who were named Fulton County Little League champions. More...

Racing Roundup

Kyle Hardy added his name to the long list of feature winners at Hagerstown Speedway with his first career triumph Saturday night.  Hardy came on strong late in the event to score the win in the Speedy Hayes/Conococheague 44 lap event, which pai More...

Hog Farm Debate Rages On In Ayr Twp.

Township grants a 90-day extension on plan

STAFF WRITER  The engineer for the proposed Bivouac Sow Farm project submitted revised plans to Ayr Township supervisors on Monday evening, while several citizens continued their fight against the location of the proposed concentrated animal fee More...

Rabbit Show More Than Just Fuzzy Bunnies

Fulton County Fair to run August 10-16

NEWS EDITOR  If the totes and bags filled with trophies, awards, ribbons and rosettes are any indication of Michala Christy’s extensive knowledge of raising and breeding rabbits, then it’s likely she’ll be the person to beat ne More...

Obituaries

Warren C. Kerlin McConnellsburg, 86

Warren C. Kerlin, 86, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Fulton County Medical Center.  He was born May 31, 1928 in Knobsville, Pa., the son of the late Raymond and Edna (Hershey) Kerlin. More...

George E. Hull Salisbury, Md., 89

George Ed Hull, 89, Salisbury, Md., died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at his home.  Born, April 7, 1925 in Brosius, W. Va., he was the son of the late Roy E. Hull and Bessie Hull Byrd.  He loved and enjoyed his life. More...

John W. Norris Jr. Hancock, 58

John William Norris Jr., 58, Hancock, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at NMS of Hagerstown, Maryland.  Born July 27, 1955 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of Ellen Belle Payne Norris of Milford, Ohio and the late John William Norris Sr.& More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Anna and Kenneth Ray, July 30; John Helman, August 2; John Bishop, August 3; Ann Wilson, July 26; Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn  Culler, August 5; Wes  Souders, August 4; Isaiah  More...

Hustontown

The weather has been great, especially over the weekend.  Al and Pat  Corman had their sale on  Saturday. They will be moving to Chambersburg. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION   Block Party A block party will be held in Needmore at Fulton County Community Christian School Thursday, August 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Everything is free. Games, food, live music and fun.   More...