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Strawberry Fest This Weekend

The Strawberry Festival is ready to open this weekend, Friday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., on the Fulton County Courthouse lawn. More...

Local & State

Forbes Road Dedicates Auditorium To The Late David R. Hoover II

Jan Cutchall Hoover and children David R. Hoover III and Mary K. Hoover Seville stand at the entrance to the David R. More...

County OKs Public Hearing Regarding Bond Issuance For Hospital Expansion

Expansion project financing not to exceed $30M Commissioners

Fulton County commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Larry “Pete” Lynch at their weekly meeting Tuesday gave the Fulton County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approval to hold a public hearing June 20 with respect to the auth More...

Ronald Fagley Has Court Appearance For Rape Of Child

Pleads not guilty to criminal charges

A Harrisonville area man has entered a not-guilty plea to the rape of a child that allegedly occurred over a four-year time frame in the 1990s. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tom Matthews, June 14; Eric Souders, June 12; Nancy Hendershot, June 13; Westin Mellott, 9 on June 17. Polly More...

Hustontown

Thank you to everyone that said they missed my column last week. It reassures me that you read it and enjoy it! I hope everyone is enjoying the month of June so far. Summer vacation is officially here.  More...

Sports

SF Claims Third Straight District 5A Title

Wins first round of state playoffs

Having already squared off against Meyersdale earlier in the season, Southern Fulton varsity baseball coach Dustin Fischer and his team were already well aware of the Red Raiders’ strengths and weaknesses.  More...

Youth Shoot Winners

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Path Valley Speedway Results

Friday, June 3, results:  4 Cyl. Strictly Stocks   1. Heath Leonard 2. Garrett Watkins 3. Zach Moist 4. Gary Guise 5. Mike Krepps 6. Andrew Moist 7. Kayla Bookwalter 8. Paige Mumma 9. Jeff Foster 10. Jacob Carbaugh 11. Bruce Betres 12. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

MELLOTT   Thank you to all my friends and family for helping me celebrate my 90th birthday.  I am blessed beyond measure to have you all in my life.  Naomi B. More...

Marriage License

Dennis Lee Boden, 43, Mc- Connellsburg, and Misty Dawn Saylor, 33, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license during the past week.   More...

In Memory

SEVILLE   In memory of Raymond Wayne “Jerry” Seville, June 4, 1933 – November 6, 2011:   More...

Three Charged With Murder In Hancock Man’s Death

Suspects are McConnellsburg residents

The investigation of the death of a Hancock man who was found lying on the road near the intersection of Route 16 (Buchanan Trail) and Little Cove Road not far from the Franklin/Fulton county line last Thursday has resulted in murder charges being fi More...

Fulton Gives “Bang For Bucks” In Property Taxes

Ranked eighth in Pa.

A recent study on property taxes has placed Fulton County at number eight among Pennsylvania counties enjoying a high value on lower property taxes.  More...

Borough Council Adopts Enforcement Resolution

Other business routine

McConnellsburg Borough Council passed a resolution last Wednesday evening that will allow Pa. More...

Obituaries

Alice E. Mellott

McConnellsburg, 92

Alice E. Mellott, 92, McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center Long Term Care Unit, McConnellsburg. More...

Lloyd N. Russell Sr.

Needmore, 72

Lloyd N. Russell Sr., 72, Needmore, died Monday, May 30, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  He was born in Sodus, N.Y., May 23, 1944, a son of the late Martha E. (DeGalloway) and Floyd L. Russell Sr. More...

Brian E. Taylor

Hagerstown, 53

Brian Edward Taylor, 53, Hagerstown, died Monday, May 30, 2016, in Hagerstown.  Born June 11, 1962, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Ned Taylor Sr. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 6, 1996 ’96 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Shoes Stolen A pair of black Nike Shox shoes were stolen from a locker at McConnellsburg High School between 8:30 a.m. and noon on May 31. Victim is a 19-year-old Big Cove Tannery male. More...

Racing Roundup

Zearfoss Gets Career First Win

Brock Zearfoss led flag to flag to capture his first career 410 Sprint car feature win Friday at Williams Grove Speedway.  More...

Features

Why Aren’t You Shopping For Lower Prescription Drug Prices?

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Most people don’t shop for lower prescription drug prices. They should, especially now that there are easier ways to do so.  More...

US Hiring Grinds To A Near-Halt; Many Stop Looking For Work

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. hiring slowed to a near-standstill in May, sowing doubts about the economy’s health and complicating the Federal Reserve’s efforts to raise interest rates. More...

Spend Less Time In The Kitchen This Summer With Easy Desserts

(StatePoint) – When the kids are home for the summer and begging to play outside and the sun is too perfect not to be enjoyed, who wants to spend all their time in the kitchen? More...

Church News

Rotarian Recognized As Paul Harris Fellow

Linda McCarty was recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow at the Hancock Rotary Club meeting May 31, 2016. Dan Murphy, club president, presented McCarty with a pin and a certificate as the other members applauded her generosity. More...

Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held at United Methodist Church in Hancock June 20- 24, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., for ages 2-12.   More...

Bible School

Bible school will be held at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren June 13-17, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. All are welcome. The church is located at 2507 Pleasant Ridge Road, Needmore.   More...