January 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Hold 1st Meeting Of New Year

Welcome Judge Carol Van Horn as first female president judge of 39th District

Fulton County commissioners Rodney McCray, Craig Cutchall and Irvin Dasher ushered in 2015 and their first official meeting of the new year by welcoming aboard Judge Carol L. More...

Local & State

“Just Add Water” Mural Completed

Artist David Henry of Harrisburg puts some final touches over the holidays on the Meadow Grounds Lake mural located along Lincoln Way West. More...

County Treasurer Seeks Re-election

Fulton County Treasurer Monica K. More...

Healthcare Providers May Seek Education Loan Repayment

Pennsylvania and federal student loan programs have been successful in encouraging primary healthcare professionals like doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and others to practice in rural areas designated as having limited access to c More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kurt Kendall, January 6; Forrest Plessinger, January 5; Brooklyn Gelvin, January 6; Christian Hann, January 7; Melinda Howells,  January 9;  More...

Sports

4-H Members Compete At Jr. Horse And State Championships

Seven members from Fulton County Horse & Pony Club competed at the 2014 PA State Championship Show at the Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, October 24- 26, 2014.  More...

Davis Wins AP Female Athlete Of The Year Honors

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August.  That’s when 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis became an instant celebrity as she took the pitching mound in b More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball   McConnellsburg 60  Md. School for the Deaf 53  More...

County Adopts Budget

Fills vacant tipstaff position

The Fulton County commissioners gave a final nod of approval to its general operating budget last Wednesday morning as their final act of the 2014 calendar year.  More...

FCMC Reports Cases Of Flu On The Rise

All confirmed cases are of the H3N2 type

Fulton County Medical Center reported last week that influenza cases are on the rise here, just as they are nationwide. More...

Jobless Rate Inches Up

Fulton ranked 56 out of 67 in November

Preliminary unemployment data for November released last week showed that Fulton County’s unemployment rate inched up four-tenths of a percentage point from 5.5 percent in October to 5.9 percent in November. More...

Obituaries

Merrill E. Bookheimer

Chambersburg, 89

Merrill E. Bookheimer, 89, Chambersburg, died Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born February 22, 1925, at Kearney, Pa., he was a son of the late Edwin and Beatrice Souders Bookheimer.  More...

Bobby L. Hockenberry

Doylesburg, Pa., 61

Bobby L. Hockenberry, 61, Doylesburg, Pa., died unexpectedly Friday, January 2, 2015, at Pinnacle Health Community General Osteopathic Hospital in Harrisburg.  Born May 8, 1953, in Metal Township, Pa., he was a son of the late Oliver L. More...

Janice I. Morse

Warfordsburg, 69

Janice I. Morse, 69, Warfordsburg, died Saturday, January 3, 2015, at her residence.  She was born in Amaranth, Pa., December 10, 1945, the daughter of Junia (Garland) Hann of Amaranth and the late David Hann. She was the wife of Roy E. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 5, 1995 ’95 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Local Man Accused Of Disorderly Conduct   More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Indoor Pool Party Join Fulton Fatherhood Friday, January 16, at James Buchanan High School for a night of free family fun. The pool will be open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Please RSVP by January 14 at 717-485-5038, Ext. 215.   More...

Features

Shuster: No Plan For Gas Tax Hike, Mileage Fees

WASHINGTON (AP) – The chairman of the House Transportation Committee says passing a bill to pay for America’s aging roads and bridges will be a top priority next year but is ruling out a gasoline tax hike or motorist user fees as the way More...

Picture It: Your Hunting Photo On TV

Hunters can visit GoHuntPA.org to submit photos that could selected for a TV commercial

You’ve seen the GoHunt- PA ads on TV.  Now is your chance to be in one.  The Pennsylvania Game Commission is inviting hunters to submit photos of their favorite hunting moments for a chance to star in the next GoHuntPA TV commercial.& More...