September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Locals Making Mark In Films

“Binge” to premier at Leitersburg Cinemas Friday

Two young men with roots in Fulton County are making their way in the film industry with some help from their local friends and a healthy dose of passion and dedication.  More...

Local & State

Clearing The Record

As an update to the September 9 court notes that appeared in last week’s “News,” it was Charles J. Rhodes, 31, of Harrisonville, who appeared in court for an ARD violation hearing. More...

Seniors Attend Open House

Seniors enjoy a complimentary bag lunch Monday at an open house held at the McConnellsburg Senior Center. More...

Police Say Gunman Planned Ambush For Months

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. More...

Letters

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gladys Lake, 90 on October 9; Bob Wible, September 26; Lyrah Waite, October 1; Ed Stenger, October 1; Janet  Geyer, October 3; Bob  More...

Hustontown

The fall season has arrived with nice weather. We hope it continues on until the Fulton Fall Folk  Festival is over.  We hope  Brooke Sheeder had a nice birthday on Sunday.  Shawn Weaver stopped by on Saturday for a visit.  More...

Sports

Team Purple Wins Great Cove Cup

Team Purple won the Great Cove Cup in the annual club matches, outscoring the “Greens” 19 to 13 points in various team and individual competitions held over the weekend at Great Cove Golf More...

High School Sports

Boys Cross- Country  Southern Fulton 25 Meyersdale 32   More...

Racing Roundup

Brent Marks picked up his third 410 Sprint car win of the season Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.  Marks used a slide job on the final lap to score the win over Ryan Wilson, Brian Montieth, Greg Hodnett and Lance Dewease.  Chad Trou More...

Family

Waltz Family Reunion Held

The descendants of Gayle and Helen (Lynch) Waltz gathered for a picnic/reunion Saturday, September 12, 2014, at the Lions Club Park in Warfordsburg.  More...

Engagement

Bethany Jeanne Buck and Devin Douglas Shives, both of Pittsburgh, announce their engagement.  More...

Celebrates Third

Carson Lee Barnett will celebrate his third birthday on September 27.  He is the son of Chris Barnett and Caitlin Black.  Grandparents are Roy and Connie Barnett and Rhonda and Maynard Black.  Great-grandparents are Maude Thomas, Glori More...

DEP Denies Hog Farm Approval On Sewage Plan

Solicitor, tax collector dispute heard by Ayr

Ayr Township supervisors heard from the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) that final approval on the Bivouac Swine Farm’s sewage planning module was denied due to administrative deficiencies in the component 2 packet.  More...

CAFO Protests Dominate Eich’s Town Hall Meeting

DEP to hold public meeting October 22

Sixty-five individuals ranging from local constituents to out-ofstate fishing enthusiasts crowded into Sen. More...

Obituaries

Mary Keefer

Hancock, 81

Mary “ Norma Jean” Keefer, 81, Hancock, died Thursday, September 18, 2014, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  Born July 20, 1933, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Stanley Wesley and Cornelia Pearl Mellott G More...

Alice M. Mellott

McConnellsburg, 63

Alice M. Mellott, 63, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at Fulton County Medical Center.  She was born March 12, 1951, in Webster Mills, Pa., the daughter of the late Thomas “Lee” and Clara (Peck) Keefer. More...

In Memory

HIXON In memory of Curtis Hixon who passed away September 30, 2004:  Those we love don’t go away They walk beside us every day Unseen, unheard, but always near Still loved, still missed and fore More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 22, 1994 ’94 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

PFA Violated  A 38-year-old Hustontown man is accused of violating a protection-fromabuse order on September 12 in Springfield Township, Huntingdon County. More...

Features

Blacks, Hispanics Have Doubts About Media Accuracy

WASHINGTON (AP) . More...

Consumers Risk Losing Health Law Tax Credits

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thousands of consumers risk losing financial aid for health care premiums under President Barack Obama’s law unless they clear up lingering questions about their incomes, administration officials said Monday.  More...

Dog Missing From PA Found In Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away. More...