November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

New Dollar General Store Planned Here

Plans to be reviewed this month

If all goes according to plan, Fulton County will have a new Dollar General Store in the not too distant future.  More...

Local & State

McCbg FFA Members Receive American Degree

McConnellsburg FFA members Cody Trail and Sara Wenschhof were awarded their American FFA degrees during the National FFA Convention last weekend. More...

Unemployment Rate Climbs

Fulton ranked 60 out of 67 counties

Preliminary unemployment data for September last week showed that Fulton County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate climbed nearly one percent in September, from 6.0 percent in August to 6.8 percent in September.  More...

FCMC Hosting Free Ag Wealth Management Seminar

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s Planned Giving Committee will host an agricultural wealth management seminar entitled “Financial Planting For Your Farm’s Future” Wednesday, November 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of November 2, 1995  ’95   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

New Study Finds Good News For Yellowstone Grizzly Bears

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) – Grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park region are thriving and have the potential to continue to thrive in the long term, according to a study by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team.  More...

97-year-old Michigan Woman Receives High School Diploma

WALKER, Mich. (AP) – A 97-year-old woman has received an honorary diploma from a Michigan high school, eight decades after she was forced to drop out to help her family.  More...

Astronaut Takes Spacewalk Right Before Setting Record

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA’s yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, took his first spacewalk Wednesday just hours before setting a new U.S. flight record.  More...

Family

Marriage License

Michael Andrew Romig, 24, Hustontown, and Desire Dawn Smith, 27, Hustontown, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

CROUSE  More...

Ulsh, McCray Lynch Elected Commissioners

Thirty-five percent voter turnout during Tuesday’s municipal election

The voters have spoken. Beginning January 2016, two political newcomers will grace the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. More...

Lt. Col. Matthew Nation To Lead Veterans Day Program

Service to be held at courthouse Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.

Massachusetts native Lt. Col. Matthew R. More...

Obituaries

Rochelle A. Kreps

Warfordsburg, 49

Rochelle Ann Kreps, 49, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Winchester Medical Center, in Winchester, Va.  Born February 22, 1966, in Muskegon, Mich., she was the daughter of Patricia Dohms Gauthier, of Hagerstown, Md., and the la More...

Lena L. Mellott

McConnellsburg, 91

Lena Larue Mellott, 91, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  She was born October 27, 1924 in McConnellsburg, the daughter of the late John and the late Lillian (Buterbaugh) Black. More...

Norma E. Zeigler

Warfordsburg, 46

Norma Ellen Zeigler, 46, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Meritus Medical Center, in Hagerstown, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Born in Ruislip, England, she was the daughter of Ingrid Zeigler, of Sumter, S More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Miriam Barton, November 4; Whimp Harmon, October 19; Paul Sipes, 85, November 12; Jade Shoemaker, November 10; Kathleen O’Connor, November 9; Clair Lininger, November 10; Missy Barnett, More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer   McConnellsburg 5  Windber 1  More...

FR Hockey Named District 6 Champs

For the fourth consecutive year, the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals brought home the District 6-AA field hockey championship title. More...

SF Boys Wins District 5-A Championship

Southern Fulton Indians boys cross-country team is slated to advance to PIAA playoffs after having clinched the District V-A championship title last Wednesday. More...

Church News

Porterfields Retire After 21 Years Of Service

More than 100 family, friends, Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene congregation and area and district pastors gathered November l to recognize the dedication and service of the Porterfields to Pleasant Ridge Church and the community.  More...