January 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Farm Show Winners

Fulton County winners at the Farm Show as of presstime are as follows:  More...

Local & State

Topper Announces Office Hours In Fulton County

Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/ Franklin/Fulton) has announced office hours to be held at his McConnellsburg district office, located at 314 Lincoln Highway East, Suite A, in Fulton County. Topper will be available on Friday, Jan. More...

Shuster Seeking Re-election To United States Congress

Congressman Bill Shuster announced Monday he will be seeking re-election to Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District.  Pennsylvania’s 9th District includes parts or all of 12 counties, including Fulton County as well as Franklin and More...

Facing Charges, Kane Eyes Re-election

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Letters

Gun Issues Deserve Our Attention

To The Editor:  Recent letters on gun rights and gun violence raise really important issues that deserve our full attention and open discussion.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Deb Welsh and Wanda Souders spent a few days last week in Colonial Williamsburg and attended a women’s basketball game between Old Dominion and Louisiana Tech.  More...

Sports

High School Sports

McConnellsburg 66  Southern Fulton 58  More...

High School Coach On Leave After Head-butting Ref

LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania high school basketball coach who apparently head-butted a referee during a game has been put on leave.  More...

Police Arrest Local Woman In Suspected Drug Death

Christie Dick’s preliminary hearing being rescheduled

A McConnellsburg woman was arrested Friday after she allegedly provided heroin to a friend who succumbed to a suspected drug overdose at his Ayr Township home.  More...

Boro Council Reorganizes

McConnellsburg Borough Council met last Wednesday and reorganized for the year 2016. On a David Washabaugh/Travis Bard motion, council voted to re-elect Rick Buterbaugh to the president’s position. More...

Obituaries

Mabel G. Brant

Harrisonville, 95

Mabel G. Brant, 95, Harrisonville, died Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. She was born in Taylor Township, Pa., June 9, 1920, the daughter of the late MaryE. (Miller) and John L. Wright. More...

Shelby L. Foster

Three Springs, 78

Shelby Lauretta Foster, 78, Three Springs, Pa., died at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, January 10, 2016, at the Long Term Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. More...

Ralph E. Sipes

Lemasters, 73

Ralph Edward Sipes, 73, Lemasters, died Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born February 9, 1942, in Philadelphia, to Beulah Sipes. He was raised by his grandparents Ernest and Esther Sipes. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of January 11, 1996  ’96   More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

HOCKENSMITH  The wife of Richard Paul Hockensmith would like to express her sincere thanks and appreciation for all the prayers, sympathy cards with special comforting messages, beautiful flower arrangements and food donations.  More...