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Local & State

Retired PSP Lt. Vince Joyce Laid To Rest

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) cruisers escort the body of Vincent W. Joyce to Union Cemetery in Ayr Township last Friday morning. Joyce, 66, a McConnellsburg resident, died unexpectedly Feb. 2. More...

Tons Of Electronics Recycled In 2014

Last year, Fulton County residents recycled more than 40 tons of televisions, computers, printers, monitors and other electronics. More...

FCMC Respiratory Therapy Receives Echocardiography Accreditation

Fulton County Medical Center Respiratory Therapy Service’s echocardiography lab has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography in the area of adult transthoracic, adult transesophageal, adult stress by the Intersocietal More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of February 9, 1995  ’95   More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball  Forbes Road 46 Belleville 25   More...

Features

Three Easy Changes You Can Make Today To Meet Your Long-Term Diet Goals

(StatePoint) The biggest hurdles to sticking to a new diet are convenience and flavor. Who wants to eat food that doesn't taste good or is hard to make? More...

How To Keep Tabs On What’s Happening In Your Home

(StatePoint) – Ignorance is not always bliss, as parents, pet owners and homeowners know all too well. More...

Easy Tips For Quick, Delicious Entertaining

(StatePoint) – If you’re playing host, skip the complicated recipes that take hours of prep time and serve your guests easy, Mediterraneaninspired foods instead. More...

Church News

Lent Schedule

Lent services will be held at the following locations at 7 p.m.:  February 22: Fort Littleton Bible Church with Rev. Hamilton.  March 1: Mt. Tabor with Rev. Strait.  March 8: Laurel Ridge with Rev. Williams  March 15: Mt. More...

Roommates Charged After Shots Fired Outside Home

Kevin Knight, Lawrence Beck Jr. face drug-related charges

Two Todd Township men face drug-related charges after Pennsylvania State Police in Mc- Connellsburg were dispatched to investigate gunshots being fired outside their residence by a masked man.  More...

Friends Of Cowans Gap Organizes 5K Race

Recently formed group looks to increase general membership

Under what will hopefully be blue skies and rays of sunshine, the first-ever Cowans Gap 5K will get under way next month to help raise funds for a variety of state park-based projects, including facility upgrades, educational programming and preserva More...

Forbes Road Adopts LERTA

Agrees to no taxes above index

During a regular meeting of the Forbes Road School District last Monday evening, the directors voted to approve the county’s Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) ordinance and made personnel decisions.  More...

Obituaries

George C. Gress

Harrisonville, 83

George C. Gress, 83, Harrisonville, died Thursday, February 5, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  He was born in Todd Township, July 2, 1931, the son of the late Lena B. (DeShong) Gress McClain and W. Russell Gress. More...

Laura M. Landers

Mercersburg, 96

Laura Mildred Landers, 96, Mercersburg, died Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center Long Term Care in Mc- Con-nellsburg.  Born March 26, 1918, in Harrisonville, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Sipes Scho More...

Lloyd W. Everts

Needmore, 70

Lloyd W. Everts, 70, of Needmore, died Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg.  He was born in McConnellsburg, Pa., Friday, January 9, 1945, a son of the late Naomi (Byers) and Ira Lloyd Everts.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Aaron Schepis of Forbes Road was named to the Public Opinion honor roll student-athletes for basketball. Nick Keller of Forbes Road was named Public Opinion Athlete of the Week. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Chain Saw Found   A chain saw was found by PennDOT employees at the intersection of Great Cove and Timber Ridge roads on Thursday, February 5. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center February 14, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Everyone is welcome. Monetary donations are appreciated. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

GELVIN  The family of Chad Gelvin would like to thank everybody for their sympathy and support in this time of great loss. More...

In Memory

TRUE  In loving memory of Tammy Smith True on her birthday, February 12, 1967 – October 17, 2008:   More...