November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CF Reviews Renovation Documents

Special meeting was to be held Tuesday

Central Fulton School Board took ample time during its regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday to review documents related to the proposed renovations at McConnellsburg Elementary. More...

Local & State

American Legion,VFW Posts Change Image To Draw Younger Vets

ERIE, Pa. (AP) – The American Legion: It’s not just graybeards in a smoke-filled bar.  Or not anymore, at least.  More...

Wolf Orders Flags Lowered In Honor Of Paris Attacks Victims

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering that Pennsylvania and U.S. flags on state facilities be lowered to half-staff for the victims of Friday night’s terror attacks in Paris. More...

Corner Gift Shop Donates $7,700 Worth Of Equipment To FCMC

The Corner Gift Shop, located inside Fulton County Medical Center, recently donated several pieces of equipment totaling $7,700 to Fulton County Medical Center.  More...

Letters

Taylor Township Road Woes

To The Editor:  Taylor Township, Hollow Road #433, is a whole road full of potholes, some as big as bushel baskets. No wonder a person sees parts of cars on it. Supervisors do not consider or care about the people who use it or live along it. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kirby Knepper, November 17; Danielle McClain, November 18; Beulah Paylor, November 18; Mitch and Mike Ott, November 21; Mike Decker and  Kirby Carbaugh, November 20;  Wes Howells,  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Field Hockey Playoff Results Forbes Road 3Ellis School 2 More...

Racing Roundup

The final checkered flag fell on the local 2015 racing season on a cold Saturday afternoon at Susquehanna Speedway Park.  Under the promotion of Todd Fisher for the final time, SSP hosted the Final Showdown, where it was Danny Dietrich driving f More...

SF GIRLS JR. HIGH BASKETBALL

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Church News

Hymn Sing

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will hold a Thanksgiving hymn sing Sunday, November 22, at 7 p.m.  There will be an offering lifted for Buddy’s Food Bank.  The church is located at 221 Knobsville Road just past Elvey’s Flowers More...

County: No New Taxes In 2016

Pens agreement with Needmore Water Supply Co.

Fulton County commissioners Rodney McCray, Craig Cutchall and Irvin Dasher gave preliminary approval of the 2016 general operating budget this week and are slated to hold the line on real estate taxes. More...

Spartan Logo Could Change

Varsity Club to present new logo to CFSB

Plans are tentatively under way that, if approved, would result in a new, fresh look for the McConnellsburg Spartan logo. More...

Obituaries

Wanda F. Horton

Robertsdale, 74

Wanda Faye (Roher) Horton, 74, Robertsdale, died at her home Monday, November 9, 2015.  Born in Springfield Township January 28, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Edwinna (Hoffman) and Melvin Roher. More...

Todd E. Munson

Hedgesville, W. Va., 52

Todd Evans Munson, 52, Hedgesville, W. Va., died Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.  He was born in Berkeley Springs, May 19, 1963.  More...

Timothy L. Powell

McConnellsburg, infant

Timothy Lee Powell, 2 months, 2 days, died Monday, November 9, 2015, at his home.  Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, was in charge of arrangements.   More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of November 16, 1995  ’95   More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

MEETINGS  Friends Of Meadow Grounds Meeting Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake meets the fourth Monday of each month at Community State Bank, 415 Fulton Drive, McConnellsburg, at 6 p.m.  More...

Features

Marriage Licenses

Jennifer Marie Richards, 32, Bedford, and Noel Marie Gardner, 24, Bedford, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Jim and Beth Whiteside announce the birth of a son, Noah James, November 10, 2015. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.9 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. His proud big sister is Isabel Grace Whiteside. More...

In Memory

RASP   In memory of Walter Andrew “Andy” Rasp, 1977- 2014:   It’s been a year now since you’ve been gone. More...

Cards Of Thanks

MELLOTT  The family of Lena L. More...