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DEP Set To Hear Public Comment On Bivouac CAFO

Hearing set for Oct. 22 at McConnellsburg Firehall

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Local & State

Tractor Display At Peck Residence

To celebrate Fulton Fall Folk Festival, Gary and Nancy Peck of 4117 Breezy Point Road, Mc- Connellsburg, will reopen their property to the public for their ninth annual John Deere display of 2-cylinder diesel and gas series tractors ranging from 1939 More...

Book Penned In Memory Of Robin Feight

Book signing Saturday at Cowans Gap’s Harvest Day celebration

One never knows when and where love will strike. For Linda (Metzler) Feight of Hustontown, it would be Cowans Gap State Park where her late husband, Robin, worked as a park ranger. More...

“Get Out The Vote” Is Demo Banquet Theme

Hartzok and Wolf aide speak

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Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We had a nice weekend and hope the good weather returns for all the big activities during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival. One of the biggest will be at The Barn on Rt. 522. Hope everyone can get out to all of them. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kacey Hann and Steve Weller, October 19; Victor Gobin, October 22; Bob  Covert, October 19;  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer   McConnellsburg 6  Everett 1  More...

Racing Roundup

Danny Dietrich closed the 2014 season at Lincoln Speedway with his 23rd career 410 Sprint car win.  Dietrich took the lead on Lap 5 and never looked back in scoring his 10th overall win this season over Austin Hogue, Cory Haas, Alan Krimes and M More...

Mellott Clinches District 5 Tennis Title

McConnellsburg Lady Spartan Bronwyne Mellott faced off against three opponents last Monday as part of the District 5 tennis singles championships.  More...

WWII Vet Recalls Life Away From The Farm

Enlisted with U.S. Army in June 1941

NEWS EDITOR  Editor’s Note: The following is the second in a series of five stories about Fulton County veterans who fought in World War II and the Korean War that will be published each week in the “News” through Veterans Day. More...

Townships Gather For Convention

Columbus Day marks 92nd annual convention

NEWS EDITOR  From proposed legislation and newly imposed acts to the Pike 2 Bike initiative, township officials spanning all regions of Fulton County converged on the Hustontown Firehall Monday to hear firsthand the hottest topics and news affec More...

Obituaries

Donald W. Berkstresser Sr. Needmore, 78

Donald Wayne Berkstresser Sr., 78, Needmore, died Monday, October 6, 2014, at his home.  Born April 4, 1936, in Hustontown, he was the son of the late Edgar and Junie Sipes Berkstresser and the widower of Lena Belle Stahle Berkstresser, who prec More...

Charles V. Cutshall Three Springs, 89

Charles V. Cutshall, 89, Three Springs, died Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at his home.  Born September 17, 1925, at Saltillo, he was a son of the late Winfred and Mary (McConaughey) Cutshall. He was married to the former Mary M. More...

Melvin J. Moats Chambersburg, 79

Melvin Joseph Moats, 79, died Thursday, October 9, 2014, at Menno Haven Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pa.  He was born February 10, 1935, in Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pa., the son of the late Harry and Goldie (Seburn) Moats.  At a you More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 13, 1994 ’94 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Endangering Welfare Of Children Charges Filed   More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Trick-or-Treat At Center Hustontown Senior Center will hold a Halloween trick-or-treat Friday, October 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All area children are welcome to dress up and visit the center for a treat. More...

Family

41st Annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival Activities

After months of preparation the Fulton Fall Folk Festival is here this weekend October 17, 18 and 19. Activities begin for the Fulton County Quilt Club with exhibit dropoff on Wednesday evening from 4 p.m. More...

Church News

Revival

Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore, will hold revival services October 23- 26, at 7 p.m. each evening. Speaker will be Rev. Christian Elliott.  Rev. More...

Bible Conference

A Bible conference sponsored by the Fellowship of Bible Churches will be held at Camp Tohiglo, 10670 Fort Loudon Road., Mercersburg, Monday, October 27, at 7 p.m., .  Rev. More...

Women’s Retreat

Calvary Bible Church of Greencastle will host a fall women’s retreat Friday evening and Saturday, November 7-8, 2014, in the church sanctuary.  More...