October 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Jackie Kelso Featured Quilter

McConnellsburg resident Jackie Kelso was the featured quilter at the 35th annual quilt show held by the Fulton County Quilt Club during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival.  More...

Local & State

Auditor General Releases $316.5 Million

For municipal pensions, volunteer firefighters statewide

HARRISBURG – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday the release of $316.58 million in municipal pension and volunteer firefighter relief association funds that will help emergency service efforts and the retirements of those who ded More...

Banquets At HAVFCO To Continue

To The Editor:  At this Fall Folk Festival we were asked about the “rumor” that Hustontown Fire Co. would not be serving banquets.  More...

Free Thanksgiving Dinner Invitation

To The Editor:  The Metcalfe family would like to invite you to share our 12th annual free Thanksgiving dinner to be held Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of October 19, 1995  ’95   More...

Sports

High School Sports

Volleyball   McConnellsburg 3  Tussey Mountain 0  More...

Volleyball Standings

North Star 14 0 Meyersdale 13 1 McConnellsburg 12 2 Berlin 11 3 Shade 11 4 Windber 9 5 Tussey Mt. 7 5 More...

Boys Soccer Standings

McConnellsburg 14 1 Fannett-Metal 14 2 Berlin 12 5 Everett 9 4 North Star 9 5 Rockwood 10 6 Hyndman More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

STRAIT  I want to thank my friends and family for the beautiful cards and best wishes on my 90th birthday celebration. It was a wonderful day and milestone in my life. Thanks for making it to so special. More...

In Memory

DESHONG   In loving memory of our mother, Anna M. More...

Quilt Club Honors Fallen Soldiers

In a special presentation at the quilt show Saturday at the Fulton Theatre, Fulton County Quilt Club honored three soldiers from the county who lost their lives in the line of duty by giving their families a Quilt of Valor.  More...

County Talks Pension Reform

Tengler, Cutchall meet with state auditor general

The Fulton County commissioners along with the chief financial officer continued their talks on county pension reform this week on the heels of a recent meeting with the state auditor general.  More...

Obituaries

Jack A. DeShong Sr.

McConnellsburg, 84

Jack A. DeShong Sr., 84, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, October 18, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Stoney Ridge, Pa., July 10, 1931, a son of the late Olive M. (Fix) and Harry A. DeShong. He was the husband of Winifred M. More...

Linda G. Taylor

Spring Run, 62

Linda G. Taylor, 62, Spring Run, died at her home with her family by her side Saturday, October 17, 2015.  Born October 13, 1953, in Spring Run, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Josephine B. More...

Ford Obituary Addition

In last week’s obituary of John Ford of Wells Tannery, he was also survived by a brother, Paul Ford, Wells Tannery, and numerous nieces and nephews.   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

McConnellsburg Methodist Church Workers made more than 1,100 apple dumplings for festival weekend. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Christmas Bazaar Pleasant Grove Christian Church, 3013 Pleasant Grove Road, Warfordsburg, will hold a Christmas bazaar Friday, November 6, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Features

Massachusetts Town Issues ‘Citations’ For Good Behavior

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) – Getting a ticket from police in one Massachusetts town isn’t necessarily a bad thing.  More...

Buffalo Bill Cody Named To Wyoming Business Hall Of Fame

CODY, Wyo. (AP) – Buffalo Bill Cody died in 1917, but he is still accruing new honors.  Although Cody has not done anything lately to enhance his candidacy, on Nov. More...

Quilt Celebrating Lincoln’s Fire Department To Be On Display

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A homemade quilt celebrating Lincoln’s fire department will soon be on display for the community, thanks in part to the help of a former firefighter.  More...

Church News

Revival

Pleasant Grove Church, 3013 Pleasant Grove Road, Warfordsburg, will hold revival services November 1-4 with Evangelist Frank Menhart.  Services begin Sunday morning at 10 a.m. More...

Revival

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host revival services November 1-4 (Sunday through Wednesday). More...

Creation Conference

Rehoboth New Life will host a Creation Conference October 23, 24 and 25 with Dan Meredith.  More...