May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Woman Killed In I-70 Crash

A southern Fulton County woman died Monday morning during a single-vehicle accident along Interstate 70, Maryland State Police reported.  Jessica N. Dones, 27, Warfordsburg, was pronounced dead at Meritus Medical Center following the 9:11 a.m. More...

Boro Council Awards Paving Bid

Other business routine

McConnellsburg Borough Council members opened and awarded bids for paving at their regular meeting held last Wednesday evening.  More...

Local & State

Kids Fish Rodeo This Sunday

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League event open to children 12 and under

Officials at the Fulton County Sportsmen’s League are making last minute preparations for their children’s fish rodeo and open house set for this Sunday.  The annual event, which is open to children age 12 and under, will get under w More...

Fifth Annual Strawberry Stampede 5K Run/Walk

The fifth annual Strawberry Stampede 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, June 11, in Mc- Connellsburg in conjunction with the Strawberry Festival. More...

SF Teams Win Envirothon

Teams from the three Fulton County School Districts met at Cowans Gap State Park on a blustery day to compete in the 2016 Franklin/Fulton County Envirothon competition. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ronnie House, 59 on May 1; Janet Hann, 86 on May 11; Justin Rasp, May 11; Judy Waters, 64 on May 6; More...

Hustontown

Little known fact: Do you know what Petrichor means? It is that pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather. Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings at 7:30 a. More...

Sports

McKenzie Gelvin Aims To Take Gold At Districts

Junior track star setting records

When Forbes Road High School junior McKenzie Gelvin heads to district track and field competition next Wednesday at Northern Bedford, she intends to bring that same desire and passion to succeed that she’s continued to exhibit time and time aga More...

High School Sports

Girls Track And Field Chestnut Ridge 77Southern Fulton 73 More...

Softball Standings

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Church News

Run For Son Motorcycle Ride Held

The Kingdom Heirs of Hagerstown, a chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association (CMA), participated in the 100-mile Run For Son Ride Saturday. More...

Nuns To Sell Estate, Move Tomb Of 2nd American-born Saint

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) – A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of the second American-born saint, a banker’s daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun. More...

Memorial Services

Tonoloway Baptist Cemetery Assoc. will hold memorial services May 15, at 2 p.m., at Tonoloway Baptist Church.  Speaker will be Rev. Willis Swope of Hancock Grace Church of the Nazarene. More...

Barn Quilt Festival Proposed

Township co-ordinators needed for May 2017 event

As the Frontier Barn Quilt Trail of Fulton County continues to gain in momentum and popularity, a Belfast Township woman is suggesting further promotion of the trail and local tourism through an annual barn quilt festival. More...

Auntie Jan’s Boards Korean Dog-Meat Farm Rescues

In need of blankets, volunteers to help acclimate dogs

When the concept of offering a boarding and pet-sitting service locally surfaced a year ago, it was evident that sisters Lynn Harrell and Janis Grissinger Cutchall not only possessed big hearts but a passion for animals as well. More...

Obituaries

Betty W. Mellott

McConnellsburg, 91

Betty W. Mellott, 91, Mc- Connellsburg, died Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. She was born November 24, 1924, in Crystal Spring, the daughter of the late William and Dessie (De-shong) Welsh. More...

Christine A. Baughman

Fayetteville, 49

Christine A. More...

Linda J. Michael

Berkeley Springs, 69

Linda Jean Michael, 69, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of May 9, 1996  ’96   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Man Suspected Of DUI A 31-year-old McConnellsburg man, who was not identified by state police, is believed to have been driving under the influence of drugs following an incident in the Save-A-Lot parking lot on April 23. More...

Racing Roundup

Hodnett Wins Port Thriller

Greg Hodnett came out on top of a thrilling 25-lap 410 Sprint car feature Saturday at Port Royal Speedway..  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION HAVFCO Celebration Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a 50th anniversary celebration June 25, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with a cruise-in, barbecue chicken and open mic night. More...

Family

IN MEMORY

CROUSE   In memory of Helen Crouse, 5-15-37 – 1-16-13:   More...

Cards Of Thanks

RICHARDS  The family of Cathy J. Richards wish to thank everyone for the love and support shown to us during the loss of our loved one.  More...