January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fulton County Winners At Pa Farm Show

Area Farm Show winners as of press time are as follows:  Ridge View Farms, Harrisonville: second – shorthorn early spring yearling females; fifth – shorthorn early spring yearling females, calved March-April; second - jr. More...

Local & State

Bookworms Burrow In This Winter

Residents beat the winter blues with a good book

When old man winter strikes, area residents are turning to indoor activities to beat those coldweather blues. More...

Second Annual Wild Game Feast Slated For January 24

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation is hosting its second annual wild game feast Saturday, January 24, at 5 p.m., at Mc- Connellsburg Firehall to help raise money for the FCMC Foundation Scholarship Fund.  More...

Historical Society To Hold Winter Meeting Jan. 24

Fulton County Historical Society winter membership meeting will be held on January 24, 2015, at 7 p.m., at the McConnellsburg Presbyterian Church, South Second Street, McConnellsburg.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 12, 1995 ’95 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Katelyn Mellott, January 18; Robin Harr, January 11; Fred McMadden Jr., More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone is enjoying the winter with the snow and those beautiful cardinals sitting in the snow. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball   Southern Fulton 58  Chestnut Ridge 54  More...

Shooters Compete At Local Elks Hoop Shoot

The Chambersburg Elks Lodge # 600 held its annual hoop shoot Saturday, January 10, in the alumni community gym in McConnellsburg. A total of 79 boys and girls, ages 8-13, shot with the hopes of taking away the 2015 title. More...

Family

Five Generations

Edna Funk celebrated her 99th birthday January 3, 2015. Her husband, John C. “J.C.” Funk, passed away December 31, 2000.  More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Ethan William Cunningham, 23, McConnellsburg, and Caitlin Nicole Mellott, 22, Needmore.  Levi Benton Shimer, 32, McConnellsburg, and Heather More...

Boro Holds January Meeting

Discusses Third Street bridge

McConnellsburg Borough Council held its first regularly scheduled meeting of the new year last Wednesday evening and made some appointments and heard an update on the Third Street bridge.  More...

Commissioners To Revisit Vehicle Registration Fee

Ordinance to be repealed, readopted in late January

The Fulton County commissioners along with their solicitor sat down Tuesday to briefly discuss the status of the vehicle registration fee ordinance that was adopted in early December 2014 and contested by some concerned residents.  More...

Malots To Appear On RFD TV

“Out On The Land” will feature Clem and Jana Malot

Having given guided agricultural tours and hosted many a trail ride, wedding and special event on the rolling hills of their spacious, rural farm, a Harrisonville area couple had the experience of a lifetime last spring when a film crew visited their More...

Obituaries

Olive G. Creek

Pendergrass, Ga., 90

Mrs. Olive Goldie Creek, 90, Pendergrass, Ga., died Wednesday, December 24, 2014.  She taught school until she was 70 years old at Flintstone School in Flintstone, Md.  More...

Helen L. Fischer

Crystal Spring, 91

Helen L. Fischer, 91, Crystal Spring, died Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at Pennknoll Village.  She was born on August 2, 1923, in St. Clairsville, Ohio, a daughter of the late Jacob E. and Bessie Elizabeth (Phillips) Roupe. More...

Connie W. Coleman

Boonsboro, Md., 70

Connie Warthin Coleman, Boonsboro, Md., 70, died January 1, 2015, at the Fahrney-Keedey Memorial home after a long struggle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Letters

Sheds Light On Vehicle Tax, Raises

To The Editor:  More...

More Information On Bivouac Hog Farm

To The Editor  More...

Farm Bureau Drive Begins

To The Editor:  It’s that time of year again when the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau sponsors a drive to provide funds and material needs to the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey.  Sue Fleming and Donna Lynch will be co-coordinators of the a More...

Entertainment

MHS To Present “Guys And Dolls”

Students at Mc- Connellsburg High and Middle School will present the musical “Guys and Dolls” in March.  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...