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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Erskine To Speak On Veterans Day

Nov. 11 program at county courthouse

NEWS EDITOR  United States Army Lt. Col. Todd L. Erskine will take the podium Monday as keynote speaker for the annual Veterans Day ceremony held outside the Fulton County Courthouse.  More...

Local & State

Author Explores Paul Revere’s Vices And Virtues

THE METROWEST DAILY NEWS  ASHLAND, Mass. (AP) – Chronicling Paul Revere’s life, author and attorney Michael M. More...

Vo-Tech’s Payne Is “All About The Kids”

New FCAVTS executive director setting program goals

“It’s all about the kids,” exclaims Tony Payne Jr., currently in his first year of duties as the newest executive director of the Fulton County Area Vocational- Technical School.  More...

Country Artist Ben Gallaher Signs Record Deal

Has family ties in Hustontown

Country artist Ben Gallaher, currently on his Full Speed Ahead tour (#FSAtour), signed a record deal with Sony Music Nashville on October 21, 2014. Ben is the grandson of Edith H. Gallaher of Hustontown and the late John W. Gallaher.  More...

Letters

Might Not Make Trip To Town To Bank At F&M

To The Editor:  When I received my letter from F&M Trust about the Warfordsburg office closing I thought the bank must be in trouble. More...

Gives Kudos To Health Careers Fair

To The Editor:  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Local Man Jailed Following Incident At Church   A Brush Creek Township man was remanded to the Bedford County Jail Sunday in lieu of $250,000 straight bail on allegations he stole a vehicle and pointed a gun at several individuals outside a Snak More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION   Adult Basketball The alumni community gym will sponsor a Tuesday night adult basketball league if there is enough interest. More...

Hog Farm Debate Heads To Court

Civil suit against Ayr filed on behalf of 8 Ayr citizens

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Wolf Tops Gov. Corbett

County backs Republican candidates

NEWS EDITOR  While the majority of Pennsylvania backed political newcomer Tom Wolf (D) for the office of governor, Fulton County voters turned out enmasse at the polls Tuesday and backed a variety of Republican candidates vying for state offices More...

Lake Friends Halfway To $100K Goal

Buchanan Trail Sporters, MVFC organize Nov. 22 benefit

NEWS EDITOR  “The community is putting its best foot forward,” said Anthony D’Anna, Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake board president, Thursday as part of a special fundraising announcement.  More...

Obituaries

Sandra A. Bishop

Chambersburg, 72

Sandra A. Bishop, 72, Chambersburg, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Manorcare Health Services. She was born September 25, 1942, in McConnellsburg, to George and Helen (Miller) Alderson. More...

Betty J. Bivens

Six Mile Run, 89

Betty Jane Bivens, 89, Shirleysburg Home of the Aged, formerly of Six Mile Run, Pa., died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. More...

William G. Lane Jr.

Hustontown, 91

William G. Lane Jr., 91, Hustontown, died at 9:40 p.m., Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the Long-Term Care Unit, Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 3, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

It was a good weekend to still enjoy that nice weather.  There were quite a few trick-ortreaters out and around town on Friday evening.  Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor a shooting match Saturday, November 15, at 1 p.m. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Whimpy Harmon, October 19; Paul Sipes, 84 on November 12; Jade Shoemaker, November 10; Kathleen O’Connor, November 9; Clair  Lin-inger, November 10;  More...

Sports

Mellott Wins Silver In State Tennis Finals

For the second consecutive year, McConnellsburg Lady Spartan Bronwyne Mellott brought a silver medal home to Central Fulton following Saturday’s PIAA Class AA girls tennis singles championship.  More...

MHS Brings Home First District 5 Girls Soccer Title

The McConnellsburg Lady Spartans took home their first-ever District 5-A championship title last Wednesday following an intense shootout that put Sierra Sherman in the hot seat.  More...

Volleyball

Windber 3  McConnellsburg 0  More...