April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Central Fulton Adopts Debt Resolution

To review proposed policy on Naloxone

Central Fulton School Board gave a unanimous nod of approval to a debt resolution that outlines the issuance of general obligation bonds this year for the proposed elementary renovation project. More...

Local & State

House OKs More Time To Sue For Child Sex Abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PA Launches Medical Marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania has become the 24th state to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program.  Democratic Gov. More...

Highlights Of Marijuana Bill

Pennsylvania is becoming the 24th state to legalize a comprehensive and public medical marijuana program after Gov. Tom Wolf signs legislation Sunday. Here are major elements of the 80-page bill: Patients More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of April 18, 1996  ’96   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Pills Taken Prescription pills were stolen from a Todd Township residence between March 1 and March 14, according to state police in McConnellsburg. Victim was a 51-yearold McConnellsburg man. Woman Accused Of DUI More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Track And Field Gelvin Breaks MHS Record   Tim Cook Invitational  More...

Baseball Standings

Southern Fulton 7 1 Meyersdale 6 1 Northern Bedford 4 1 Berlin 3 2 Forbes Road 4 3 North Star 3 2 Rockwood 3 2 Shanksvill More...

Softball Standings

Meyersdale 7 0 Shade 4 0 Hyndman 2 1 Windber 5 2 Conemaugh 4 2 Shanksville 3 2 Northern Bedford 3 2 Berlin 3 More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Adam Dwight Lininger, 38, McConnellsburg, and Christina Janette Painter, 34, McConnellsburg.  Michael Paul Colins, 33, York, and Cecily Shurr More...

Cards Of Thanks

FOREMAN  Just a note to say thanks to all of my friends and wonderful family for wishing me a happy 90th birthday, as well as all the gifts and cards. God bless you all!  Helen Foreman   GARDEN CLUB  More...

Celebrates First

Sawyer Wilson Shotts, son of Ashley Keck and Christopher Shotts of Mc- Connellsburg, celebrated his first birthday April 18, 2016.  Grandparents are Crissy Seville of Newville and George Shotts of Hustontown.  A party was held in his honor More...

Reed Named 2016 Historian Of The Year

President’s Award given to Historical Society’s board of directors

The Fulton County Historical Society paid homage to one of its own Saturday evening, awarding the coveted Historian of the Year Award to Deborah Reed of Mc- Connellsburg.  More...

Presidential, PA Primary Election Tues.

Shuster, Halvorson race heats up

Registered voters across Pennsylvania will head to the polls this Tuesday to cast their vote in a variety of important races ranging from president of the United States and National Convention delegates to representative for the 9th Congressional Dis More...

Obituaries

Cathy J. Richards

McConnellsburg, 56

Cathy J. Richards, 56, Mc- Connellsburg, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, at her home with her friends and family by her side. She was born September 13, 1959, in Mc- Connellsburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Harold B. Richards and Anna M. More...

A. LaVerne Barney

Berkeley Springs, 89

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Deloris M. Bloom

Williamsport, 70

Deloris Mabel Bloom, 70, Williamsport, Md., died Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Charlotte’s Home, Boonsboro, Md., surrounded by her loving husband and children.  She was born January 12, 1946, in Hagerstown, to the late Michael Smith and Marc More...

Letters

What If?

To The Editor: Imagine living in Fulton County and your beautiful streams and creeks have been polluted or contaminated. Fish, turtles, crayfish, aquatic insects and other stream-born creatures died. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

It is officially fishing season. I hope all of you fishermen were able to catch some trout this past weekend. I saw a few pictures that showed some pretty impressive-size trout. Congratulations!  More...

Our Town

Deb Welsh travelled to Seattle, Wash., to visit her sister, Amy Turcinov, and Gabe and Zara. While there she also visited with Danielle McGarvey Wagner and daughters Brooke and Reese.  More...

Racing Roundup

Anderson Repeats At Hagerstown

For the second time this season, Andy Anderson raced to the 25-lap Late Model win Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway.  Anderson’s win guarantees him a start in this weekend’s Lucas Oil Late Model event at the track. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Yard Sale A community-wide yard sale will be held Friday, April 22, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Crossroads Bible Church, formerly Heartland Hall, Business Route 220, Bedford. Bake sale, food and refreshments. More...

Features

Surfing Dog Exchanges Catching Waves In Port Aransas

PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) – Halo knows what “Bow- Wow-A-Bunga” time means. That’s what his owner, Gerilyn Hibbeler, says when it’s time for the Belgian Malinois to strap on his orange life jacket and get in the water. More...

Handwriting Study Finds Clues On When Biblical Texts Written

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli mathematicians and archaeologists say they have found evidence to suggest that key biblical texts may have been composed earlier than what some scholars think. More...

More Crashes, Fewer Tickets As Ohio Speed Limits Increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A newspaper analysis has found that an increase in the speed limit along stretches of rural Ohio interstates has resulted in more accidents and fewer tickets.  More...

Church News

New Pastor For Rock Hill Church

Ed Sharpe of McConnellsburg was licensed as pastor for the congregation of Rock Hill Mennonite Church located 2 miles south of McConnellsburg on Rock Hill Road on April 10, 2016. More...

The Citadel Considers Exception To Allow Muslim Headscarf

CHARLESTON, S. C. More...

Piano Recital Held

The piano students of Kay Meredith held a recital Sunday, April 17, at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church. The event was well attended. The students gave a fine performance enjoyed by all. More...