May 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CF Tentative Budget OK’d

Principal Todd Beatty leaving district

Central Fulton School Board gave a nod of approval to the district’s tentative 2015-16 budget last Tuesday evening.  More...

Strawberry 5K June 13

Runners and walkers are invited to participate in the Fourth Annual Strawberry Stampede 5K on Saturday, June 13. In addition to the three-mile race, there will be a kids’ fun run (Jam Race) and a newly-added one-mile fitness walk. More...

New Unclaimed Property Rules Produce $210 Million Windfall

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Autopsy Planned For Baby Allegedly Thrown In River

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Local & State

Annual Kids’ Fish Rodeo Sunday

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League spearheads event

When McConnellsburg residents Dave and Mona Lippert moved here in 2000 it was because of the promise of good fishing and quality streams. More...

Man Pepper-sprays Self During Robbery

BEAVER, West Virginia (AP) – A man is in jail after authorities say he foiled his own robbery by accidentally pepper-spraying himself.  The Register-Herald reports 43-year-old Michael Kevin Meadows of West Virginia was arrested last Wednes More...

Forbes Road OKs 2015-2016 Budget

Also approves vo-tech budget

The Forbes Road School Board met in regular session last Monday evening and approved a preliminary budget for the 2015- 2016 school year and also approved the Fulton AVTS budget for 2015- 2016.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of May 11, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ronnie House, 58 on May 1; Janet Hann, 85 on May 11; Justin Rasp, May 11; Judy Waters, 63 on May 6; Michele Horton, May 21; Jeremy McGarvey, May 22; Robert Clingaman, May 16; John Rasp, May 2; Dearl Lemley, May 21; Esta Pittman, 87 More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Karaoke Night Karaoke night at Warfordsburg Senior Center Saturday May 16. Doors open at 5 p.m.; music at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person or $8 per couple. Light refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more information call 294- 6020.  More...

Features

Three Steps To Get Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces Summer-Ready

(StatePoint) – You may not think a lot about your home’s outdoor spaces during the off-season, but in warm weather, your porch, deck, yard and patio are extensions of your living space -- and it’s important to maintain these areas t More...

Create A Healthy Ecosystem In Your Yard

(StatePoint) – This spring season, help promote a healthy ecosystem by learning to identify and control damaging plants and insects in your yard.  Information about common invasive species and backyard invaders is now being offered by Resp More...

Tips To Help You Avoid Surplus Fat As You Age

(StatePoint) – There are many ways you can stay fit and promote a long, healthy life. And you probably know about some of them, particularly those habits that are widely discussed in the media and by doctors. 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. at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene, Harrisonville.  More...

House Fire Takes Life Of Borough Woman

A longtime resident of South Second Street in McConnellsburg Borough died early Sunday morning in a fire at her home that was fought by nearly 30 firefighters from Fulton and Franklin County fire companies.  More...

Municipal Primary Tuesday

8 Republicans seek nomination for county commissioner

Registered voters will be heading to the polls Tuesday to cast a vote for their favorite candidates in the municipal spring primary.  More...

Double Homicide Hearing Continued

Ruling made in autopsies

By Chanin Rotz-Mountz   A preliminary hearing for a double homicide scheduled for Monday in Fulton County Central Court has been continued to a later date.  More...

Court Session Held May 5

Judge Carol L. Van Horn of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held Tuesday, May 5, at the Fulton County Court House.  More...

PA Man Cited In Deaths Of Bald Eagle, Blue Herons

LEHIGHTON, Pa. More...

Obituaries

Doris J. Sheeder

McConnellsburg, 79

Doris J. Sheeder, 79, Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at her home.  She was born April 29, 1936, in McConnellsburg, Pa., the daughter of the late John and Kathryn (Mellott) Smith. She was married to the late H. More...

Pauline Diak

Waterfall, 81

Pauline (Hinis) Diak, 81, Waterfall, died peacefully at 10:35 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Meridian, Idaho, where she had called home for the past 20 years.  More...

Betty L. Carlin

Chambersburg, 72

Betty L. Carlin, 72, Chambersburg, died Wednesday afternoon, May 6, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born June 30, 1942, in Mc- Connellsburg, she was a daughter of the late Kenneth Joseph and Helen Sowers Carbaugh.  More...

Letters

Responds To BDAL Letter

To The Editor:  Last week the board of directors of Better Days Animal League submitted a letter asking for continued support in light of recent events regarding the unlawful activities of their founder, Dennis Bumbaugh, his daughter and an asso More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball   Southern Fulton 10  Fannett-Metal 0  More...

Racing Roundup

Brian Montieth tuned up for the World of Outlaws with his second straight 410 Sprint car win Friday at Williams Grove Speedway.  Montieth took the lead on lap 11 and went on to score the win over Don Kreitz Jr., Brent Marks, Danny Dietrich and J More...

Youth Shoot Winners

The Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club held its second week of youth shoots, which is an event free to all local youths age 16 and under.  More...

Family

In Memory

LAMBERT  In memory of Leroy Lambert, 5-7-1933 – 3-31-2015:  Happy Birthday   This May 7 you would have been 82, but God saw you were getting tired,  So He called you home to stop the pain and give you rest.  More...

Cards Of Thanks

BIVENS/ZEGER  We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made the benefit for baby Ashtyn Zeger a huge success. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the courthouse last week:  Dennis Lee Cook Jr., 43, Mercersburg, and Lisa Marie Alter, 45, Mercersburg.  Raymond Paul Truax Jr., 44, Warfordsburg, and Sue Ann Bridge, 43, Warfordsburg.& More...