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Local & State

PA Tax Collections Slightly Above 2014 Numbers

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Governor: PA High Court Justice Should Step Down

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Lawmakers To Return To Capitol To Push Clashing Budget Plans

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A revolt by Pennsylvania House Republicans is setting up competing plans to break the state government’s five-month-old budget stalemate and sowing doubt about a resolution. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of December 7, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Ida Strait and Shari Washabaugh enjoyed Thanksgiving Day with Lisa and Wade Kemp and their families in Shippensburg. They had a delicious meal prepared by Lisa, who is a great cook and baker. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Charges Filed In DUI, Hit-And-Run Accident   More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Movie Night Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a movie night December 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. downstairs in the old building. Children of all ages are welcome to come out for a fun-filled evening. More...

Features

Appalachia Grasps For Hope As Coal Mining Jobs Fade

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) – The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury’s mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. More...

Ecology, Religion A Natural Mix For Some Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) – As a group, the most religious Americans are less likely than others in the U.S. to trust the science of global warming. More...

Holiday Entertaining Without The Hassle

(StatePoint) – Rather than worry about the hassle of hosting this holiday season, prepare for visitors and entertaining with these tips and tricks.  Get a fresh start   More...

Boro Adopts Final Budget For 2016

Awards bid for heating oil

McConnellsburg Borough Council adopted a final budget and awarded a bid for heating fuel at its regular December meeting held last Wednesday evening.  More...

Gress, Carlson Continue To Head Central’s Board

Dissolves agreement with architect associated with elementary renovation

Cory Gress and Dr. More...

Morton, Bard Re-elected To Head SFSB

Board searching for new superintendent

Southern Fulton School Board welcomed three new members last Tuesday in conjunction with their reorganization and monthly meeting and agreed Allen Morton and Pat Bard should continue heading the group in the capacity of president and vice present.&nb More...

Obituaries

Richard P. Barton

McConnellsburg, 94

Richard P. “Dick” Barton, 94, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. He was born May 16, 1921, in Hustontown, the son of the late Harper P. and the late Lillian S. More...

Ronald C. Dick II

McConnellsburg, 37

Ronald Charles “Chip” Dick II, 37, McConnellsburg, died at 10:33 p.m., Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at Breinigsville, Pa. Born July 24, 1978, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of the late Ronald C. More...

Lori J. Everts

Warfordsburg, 49

Lori Jean Everts, 49, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at her home.  Born August 19, 1966, in Altoona Pa., she was the daughter of Carl Wayne and Shirley Updyke Shultz, Williamsburg, Pa., and the wife of Lee Eric Everts, Warfordsbur More...

Letters

Recycle Obsolete, Broken Electronics

To The Editor:  More...

Festival Of Lights A Big Hit

To The Editor:  Did you drive through the Festival of Lights at the fairgrounds this past weekend? If not, you missed it. But the good news is you have another opportunity this Friday and Saturday. It is absolutely worth the trip.  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball  Chestnut Ridge 79 Forbes Road 47   More...

Schedules

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Mother/Daughter Down Bucks

Tasha Stouffer and her daughter, Taylor, both downed bucks during the first week of hunting season. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Jason and Marissa Bricker of Wells Tannery are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Kayelie Michele, born November 19, 2015. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: More...

In Memory

In memory of Amy Jo Chamberlain on her 33rd birthday:  A Letter To My Angel Girl Amy Jo   More...