June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

W.Va. Man Pleads In Child Sex Case

To be sentenced September 22

A Martinsburg, W.Va., man faces a maximum 10 years of incarceration after entering a plea in a criminal case involving the rape and sexual assault of a child.  More...

Local & State

FCMC Conducts Community Health Needs Assessment

As part of its commitment to creating a healthier community, Fulton County Medical Center and its community partners launched a community survey June 17, 2015, to identify community health needs and priorities at its third annual Kick Off Your Drug F More...

52 Take Part In Youth Field Day Activities

Fifty-two area youths between the ages of 10 and 15, along with their parents and grandparents, enjoyed another successful Fulton County Youth Field Day at Sinoquipe Boy Scout Reservation in Fort Littleton on June 13.  More...

Worship Service At White Church Sunday, June 28

The annual worship service at The White Church, Union Cemetery, four miles south of Mc- Connellsburg, will be held Sunday, June 28. Services will begin at 10 a.m., led by Rev. Dr. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gene Headley, June 18; Jenny Sipes, 82 on June 27; Scott Deshong, June 29; Ryan Chamberlain, June 30; Sarah Keaton, June 30; Junior Hann, June 30; Caleb Strait, July 2; Michele Foor, June 29; Meredith Shives, July 1; Taylor Lake, 1 More...

Sports

Rasp Wins At Path Valley

Results at PathValley Speedway for June 19 are as follows:  More...

Racing Roundup

Lucas Wolfe came from his eighth starting spot to pull off a last lap pass for the win Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway.  The former Mechanicsburg racer tracked down leader Kyle Reinhardt over the final laps of the race and drove between More...

Buck Valley Teams

T-ball Blue team: assistant coach Tom King, Dean DeShong, Devon Hixon, Shaylin Brady, Kaiden Pittman, Cameron King, Riley Sheeder, Toby Nave and coach Jody Sheeder. More...

Church News

Catholic Shrines Team Up To Draw Pilgrims During Pope Visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Four Roman Catholic shrines, including one featuring the glass-enclosed body of a saint wearing his bishop’s vestments and a wax mask so lifelike he appears ready to share a blessing, have joined forces to market thems More...

Grant Could Help With 911 Radio Upgrades

County to apply for extra funding to help Buck Valley Park renovations

The Fulton County commissioners were apprised this week of several grant opportunities, that if received, could be of benefit to several proposed projects within the county.  More...

Court Rules For New Code Inspection Business

Malot prevails over former boss

A Fulton County businessman has won the first round in a lawsuit filed against him by his old boss. More...

Master Gardeners’ Tour A Success

Despite the weather forecast, June 13, turned out to be a lovely day to tour so many unique gardens in Fulton County. More...

Obituaries

Alice F. Hunsecker

Chambersburg, 97

Alice Frey Hunsecker, 97, of Chambersburg, died Wednesday afternoon, June 17, 2015, at Menno Haven.  Born November 3, 1917, in Greene Township, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Henry and Elsie Baughman Frey. More...

Myra F. Hawkins

Needmore, 85

Myra F. Hawkins,85, of Needmore, formerly of Huntingdon, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center.  She was born April 3, 1930 in Huntingdon, Pa., the daughter of the late Floyd C. and Lois Schultz Foster. More...

Leroy P. Hockenbrry Sr.

Chambersburg, 70

Leroy P. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of June 22, 1995  ’95   More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Pool Party Fulton Fatherhood invites all to a free pool party June 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Saunderosa Park, Mercersburg. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. RSVP by June 23 at 717-485-5038, Ext. More...

Features

U.S. Agrees To Pay Millions For Agent Orange Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ending years of wait, the government agreed last Thursday to provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue on airplanes used in the Vietnam War.&nbs More...

Family

Birth Announced

Isaac and Sarah Tackling Keebaugh announce the birth of a son, Elijah Wayne Keebaugh, June 22, 2015, at Chambersburg. Grandparents are Todd and Millie Willman, Will and Mechthild Tackling, all of Chambersburg, and Ken Keebaugh of Hustontown. More...

Cards Of Thanks

BROWN  The family of Ralph Brown would like to express their sincerest thanks to all our families and friends for the thoughts, prayers, food, money and acts of kindness these past few months.  More...

In Memory

EADER  In memory of Phyllis E. Eader, 6-26-38 – 7-26-13:   Happy Birthday Mom  Mom, it’s been two long years since you left us  More...