April 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Arrest In Heroin Delivery

Daniel Walker pleads not guilty in county court

A Burnt Cabins man recently waived his right to formal arraignment in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas on allegations he sold a controlled substance to a conf idential informant on several occasions last year.  More...

Local & State

Knobsville Church Of The Brethren To Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Knobsville Church of the Brethren, established in 1955 in the old Knobsville schoolhouse, will host a 60th anniversary celebration April 19 at 10:30 am. Guest speaker will be Rev. Harold E. Yeager. More...

“Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library”

Celebrate National Library Week

Beginning April 12, Fulton County Library and its Hustontown branch join libraries in schools, and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the dynamic role of libraries within their communities.  More...

Not A Whopper: Pot-bellied Pig Creates Stir At Burger King

BOSWELL, Pa. (AP) – Did you hear the one about the pot-bellied pig at Burger King?  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of April 6, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Louise Carbaugh of Myers Avenue is home recuperating after a stay in Fulton County Medical Center with stomach problems.  Micah McGarvey of Chambersburg visited last Thursday with his great-greataunt, Wanda Souders, for the day. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone had a happy Easter holiday weekend and took time to celebrate what the special occasion is all about. More...

Entertainment

MHS Production Of “Guys and Dolls” A Winner!

Audiences traveled back to the streets of New York City in the 1950s March 19, 20, 21 and 22 when McConnellsburg High School gambled big with the community in its production of “Guys and Dolls.”  More...

Features

Conservation Corner

Improve Your Soil Health

Keeping our soil healthy and productive is of extreme importance as the world’s population increases and food production demands increase. More...

Is Your Tuna Sandwich Bad For The Environment?

(StatePoint) – More canned tuna is consumed in the United States than in any other country in the world. More...

Church News

Cito Services

Cito United Methodist Church services are as follows:  Sunday, April 12: worship at 9 a.m.; Encounter at 11 a.m.  Sunday, April 19: combined worship service at 9 a.m. – service of healing. More...

Borough Sets Cleanup Day, Street Sweep

Bulky items will be picked up April 24

McConnellsburg Borough Council held its regular meeting last Wednesday evening and set the dates for both street sweeping and for bulky item day as well as approved their 2014 exoneration tax list and sent their 2014 delinquent tax list for collectio More...

5K To Honor Robin Feight

Forbes Road Class of 2018 organizing May 9 race

A northern Fulton County man renowned for his giving nature and spirituality will be remembered next month when the advisors and members of the Forbes Road Class of 2018 kick off the first-ever Running for Robin 5K event.  More...

Gov.’s Support Of Meadow Grounds Lake Project Sought

Commissioners

The Fulton County commissioners gave final approval this week to a drafted letter to be sent to Pennsylvania’s governor in hopes of keeping the dam restoration and refilling of Meadow Grounds Lake in the forefront of the minds of top state offi More...

Obituaries

Clemente A. Ciampa

Saltillo, 68

Clemente Andy Ciampa, 68, Saltillo, Pa., died at 2:35 a.m., Sunday, April 5, 2015, at J. C. Blair Hospital, Huntingdon, Pa.  More...

Benny F. Cutchall

Three Springs, 65

Benny Frank Cutchall, 65, Three Springs, Pa., died at 9:35 a.m., Friday, April 3, 2015, at Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, Pa.  Born January 17, 1950, at Huntingdon, he was the son of the late Norman E. and Nina E. More...

Henry W. DeShong

Hustontown, 90

Henry William DeShong, 90, Hustontown, died at 7:10 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  Born November 13, 1924, at Harrisonville, he was the son of the late Martin and Estella (Oakman) DeShong. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Domestic Dispute Leads To DUI Charges   More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Softball  Forbes Road 20 McConnellsburg 6   More...

Racing Roundup

Gary Stuhler added to his all-time-leading Late Model feature win total by scoring his 132nd career Late Model win Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway.  Stuhler led all 25 laps in taking the win over Roy Deese Jr., Brad Omps, Mc- Connellsburg’ More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Open Mic Night Open Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center on April 11, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Monetary donations are appreciated. Everyone is welcome. More...

Family

Marriage License

Todd Eugene Exline, 37, Needmore, and Sara Lynn Mellott, 28, Needmore, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

In Memory

FOSTER   In loving memory of William “Bill” Foster who passed away April 12, 2000:   Daddy,  Many hours, days, weeks, months, years and now 15 years have gone by. More...