June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Worship Service At White Church

The annual worship service will be held at The White Church, Union Cemetery, Sunday, June 19. Worship service begins at 10 a.m., led by Rev. Dale Williams. The White Church is part of the history of Fulton County. More...

Local & State

Fifth Annual Strawberry Stampede Draws A Crowd

The Snyder family was well represented at the awards ceremony following the fifth annual Strawberry Stampede 5K last Saturday morning.  More...

State Eases Liquor Sales Restrictions

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A new law soon will give Pennsylvania consumers many more options about where to purchase their favorite varieties of wine. Democratic Gov. More...

Camp Cadet Holds 22nd Graduation

Thirty-one cadets, 21 male and 10 females, graduated from 2016 Fulton County Camp Cadet during graduation ceremonies held lakeside last Friday evening at Camp Sinoquipe Scout Reservation near Fort Littleton.  Jeremy Fletcher was guest speaker fo More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jackson Clevenger, 10 on June 25; Adalynn Culler, 6 on June 21; Nathan Minnier, June 23; Darcy Humbert, June 24; Chloe Rife, 17 on June 20; Rickie Hoffman,   More...

Hustontown

The first day of summer 2016 marks the commencement of the summer season in the Northern Hemisphere. The timings of the summer solstice are the timings when the sun reaches its northernmost point at equator. More...

Racing Roundup

Hodnett Sweeps Weekend

Greg Hodnett swept 410 Sprint car action over the weekend by scoring a Friday night win at Selinsgrove Speedway then taking a thrilling final lap win Saturday at Lincoln Speedway.  Hodnett’s 11th win of the year came in a thrilling event a More...

Features

Austrian Collects 10 Million Beer Bottle Caps

VIENNA (AP) – It takes a lot of beers to collect 10 million bottle caps. But Austria’s Hans Heiland didn’t drink them alone. More...

Are You Applying Your Sunscreen Properly?

(StatePoint) – Protecting skin from the sun is one of the most important things you can do for your health. More...

Planning A Summer Road Trip? Pack These Tips

(StatePoint) – Americans from across the country will be hitting the road for a well-deserved summer vacation. Summer is the perfect time to say goodbye to airport lines and hello to the great American road trip. More...

Church News

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...

Homecoming Service

Timber Ridge Cemetery Association and Antioch Christian Church invite all to its homecoming services Sunday, July 24, at 2 p.m., at Antioch Christian Church, 7902 Timber Ridge Road, Big Cove Tannery. More...

Hymn Sing

A hymn sing and ice cream festival will be held at Siloam Church in cooperation with Fulton County Community Christian School, Saturday, June 18, from 4 p.m. to 7 p. m. Music provided by Gospel Strings and For Him.   More...

Citizens Set Up A New Crime Stoppers Group

Goal is to combat drug abuse, crime

A group of Fulton County citizens is giving a new name to an old organization as they met last week to organize Fulton County Crime Stoppers. More...

Forbes Road Appoints High School Principal

Adopts final 2016-17 budget

The Forbes Road School Board tackled a lengthy agenda meeting in regular session on Monday, June 6, 2016. The agenda included the passage of a 2016-17 budget and the hiring of a high school principal and a new dean of students. More...

Obituaries

Catherine A. Beatty

Warfordsburg, 93

Catherine Amelia Beatty, 93, Warfordsburg, died Saturday, June 11, 2016, at her home.  Born in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late George Kelly and Icy Fern (Hoyle) Manning. More...

Patricia L. Brillon

Robertsdale, 78

Patricia L. Brillon, 78, Robertsdale, died at 7:25 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 2016, at her home.  Born January 23, 1938, at Baltimore, she was a daughter of the late Edwin and Louise (Shives) Thomas. She was married to George R. More...

Earl M. Edwards Sr.

Big Cove Tannery, 63

Earl M. Edwards Sr., 63, Big Cove Tannery, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pa.  He was born in Big Cove Tannery, October 4, 1952, a son of the late Abbie M. (Carbaugh) and Melvin E. Edwards. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of June 13, 1996  ’96   More...

Sports

New Records Set At PA Local Youth Track & Field Meet

On Friday, June 3, at Mc- Connellsburg High School Track in McConnellsburg, 70 young athletes competed in the PA local youth track and field meet. More...

Southern Fulton Falls In State Quarterfinals

Loses 4-3 to Vincentian

Zach Clark’s bold steal at home gave a strong 2-0 start to Southern Fulton’s PIAA Class A quarterfinal game last Thursday against Vincentian Academy. More...

ICC Track And Field All-Stars

Inter-county Conference (ICC) track and field boys all-stars are as follows:  Everett: Kevin Knox, Tanner Sipes, Brice Weaver, Wesley Snyder, Eli Bramley, Nathaniel Maxwell.  Juniata Valley: Conner Shook.  McConnellsburg: Chance Hawbak More...

Family

Engagement

Kerry and Michelle DeShong of McConnellsburg are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista Jo DeShong, to Zachary Thomas Strait, son of Tom and Denise Strait of Harrisonville.  They are planning a June 24, 2017, wedding.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

WIBLE   I wish to thank the folks who sent me so many cards for my 90th birthday and the get-well cards I received.  Fred Wible   More...

In Memory

DAVIS  In memory of Geraldine Davis, June 18, 1938 – March 9, 2009:   Dearest Mother,  Your birthday is coming soon.  I miss you so much  You were the strongest, kindest, most wonderful person I’ve ever known.&nbs More...