May 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Seville Named Historian Of The Year

Fulton County Historical Society elects new officers

Touted for her years of dedication to helping preserve Fulton County’s history, McConnellsburg resident Monica Seville was honored by her peers Saturday night as the Fulton County Historical Society’s 2015 Historian of the Year.   More...

Local & State

Governor’s Reps Visit Here

Commissioners, state officials tour Meadow Grounds Lake

Two representatives from Gov. Tom Wolf’s southwest regional office visited Fulton County last Tuesday afternoon to hear about pressing local issues from commissioners Rodney McCray, Craig Cutchall and Irvin Dasher.  More...

JLG 100,000th Telehandler Manufactured

JLG Industries will mark the production of its 100,000th telehandler with a charity auction later this year and other celebrations for customers and employees. More...

Shuster Hasn’t Considered Recusal After Dating Airline Lobbyist

WASHINGTON (AP) – The chairman of the House transportation committee on Tuesday said he never considered recusing himself from the panel’s work on aviation legislation after he began dating a top airline industry lobbyist.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Unger Appeal Rejected   The most recent appeal by Merle Unger, who was convicted in the 1973 murder of Hagerstown, Md., police officer Donald Kline, has been turned down by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.  More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Joshua Alan Lockard, 33, McConnellsburg, and Mallory Elaine Welsh, 27, Mc- Connellsburg.  Tyler James Crouse Anderson, 27, Harrisonville, and More...

Cards Of Thanks

BAIN  The family of Harry L. Bain would like to say thank you to everyone for the many acts of kindness, love and concern shown to us during this time of grief. More...

In Memory

BRADY

BRADY   In loving memory of Grace A. More...

Community Backs Teacher’s Fight With Brain Cancer

$7,700 raised at benefit dinner for Cathy Richards

The McConnellsburg community has come together in support of a well-loved, longtime music educator at Central Fulton School District who recently learned she has an aggressive, fast-growing type of brain cancer.  More...

Domestic Homicide Claims Two

Anthony L. Hollenshead jailed in death of wife, step-daughter

A Needmore man held for questioning Tuesday morning has been arrested in an alleged double homicide that claimed the lives of his wife and step-daughter.  More...

Proposed Turnpike Reconstruction Draws Questions

Residents, officials attend open house

Residents from northern Fulton County and county officials were among those on hand Thursday evening at the Hustontown Firehall to catch a first glimpse of the preliminary sketches of the future reconstruction of the section of the Pennsylvania Turnp More...

Needmore Woman Dies In Maryland Accident

Maryland State Police, Hagerstown, are continuing to investigate a single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Fulton County woman during the early morning hours Sunday.  More...

Obituaries

Josephine G. Bryan

Spring Run, 85

Josephine G. “Gay” Bryan, 85, Spring Run, Pa., died Sunday, April 26, 2015.  Born August 25, 1929, in Spring Run, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Susan Hammond Wilson.  More...

Dennis M. Chamberlain

Concord, N. C., 69

Dennis M. More...

Louis O. Close

Hancock, 78

Louis O. Close, 78, Hancock, died Monday April 27, 2015, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.  Born September 18, 1936, in Berkeley Springs, W. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of May 4, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ida Flory, May 9; Carrie Glee, 13 on May 13; Leah Horton, May 12; Sherry Perry, May 12; Andrea Minnier, May 12; LaDawn Hoffman and Morgan Smith, May 14; Judy Strait, May 13; Paula Cook, May 15; Jessica Vance, May 15; Jane Batdorff, More...

Sports

U10 Girls Compete In Tournament

McConnellsburg U10 girls participated in the Spring Fling tournament held May 2, finishing second in their division. More...

High School Sports

Boys Track

McConnellsburg 89 Fannett-Metal 61 Southern Fulton 89 Fannett-Metal 59 McConnellsburg 86 Southern Fulton 63   More...

Baseball Standings

A Meyersdale 16 1 Southern Fulton 15 2 McConnellsburg 12 2 Shanksville 8 2 North Star 9 3 Berlin 8 5 Salisbury More...

Church News

Gospel Concert

Steve Hess and Southern Salvation from Nashville, Tenn., will be in concert Sunday, May 17, at 10:30 a.m. More...