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Woman Gets 5 To 20 Years In Drug Case

Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Jeremiah D. More...

Local & State

Wolf Signs Bill Settling Fight Over Drilling Regulations

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Legislation signed by Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday killed tougher regulations over Pennsylvania’s traditional shallow oil and gas drilling industry that were approved in April by an independent regulatory board.  More...

Foundation Gives To Alzheimer’s Support

Proceeds from this year’s Fifth Annual Strawberry Stampede benefitted the FCMC Alzheimer’s Support Group. More...

Feds Charge 300 People In Health Care Fraud Sweeps

WASHINGTON (AP) – Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 300 people including doctors, nurses, physical therapists and home health care providers accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announce More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 27, 1996 ’96 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Mark and Melinda Peck and daughters Tessa and Emma, along with Lois Foreman and Patty McQuade, enjoyed last week at Nags Head, N.C. More...

Hustontown

Independence Day of the United States, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth in the U.S., is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that t More...

Sports

Records Set At Track & Field Meet

Thirty athletes from McConnellsburg’s local track meet competed in the PA District Youth Track and Field Meet June 18, at McConnellsburg High School. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

Friday, June 24 Results  V-8 Street Stocks  1. Don Murphy 2. Ronnie Garlock 3. Jimmy Combs 4. Mark Hutchinson 5. Walt Lommon 6. Wayne Dutterer, Jr. 7. Kory Sites 8. Rob Harling 9. Shaun Lynn  Mini Stocks  More...

Family

Celebrates First

Mason B. Gordon celebrated his first birthday June 18, 2016. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Tyler Douglas Burns, 26, Inwood, W.Va., and Kristen Dawn Petersen, 26, Warfordsburg.  Allen Paul Wertz, 36, Three Springs, and Destinie Rae More...

In Memory

McCLAIN   In loving memory of Ida Mae McClain, granddaughter of Joseph H. More...

HAVFCO Celebrates 50 Years Of Service

Company established in 1966

The Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. marked 50 years of service to the northern Fulton County community and beyond Saturday with a big celebration on a beautiful June day at its firehall on Clear Ridge Road. More...

SF Board Passes Final ’16-17 Budget

Prepares for new school year

The Southern Fulton School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a 2016-17 budget at their regular meeting last Tuesday evening. The budget estimates spending at $13,259,447 and calls for no tax increase.  More...

Obituaries

James F. Purnell

Wells Tannery, 80

On Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 9:30 p.m., the Lord took James Franklin Purnell, 80, by the hand and led him into eternal life with Him. More...

Sarah E. Hoffner

McConnellsburg, 90

Sarah E. Hoffner, 90, a resident of Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term Care Unit, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. More...

Patricia A. Rockwell

Mercersburg, 77

Patricia A. More...

Letters

Urges Swift Pa. Senate Action On House Bill

To The Editor:  Many women in Pennsylvania are thankful that the Pennsylvania House had the foresight to pass House Bill 1948, a common sense piece of legislation that bans brutal dismemberment abortions and changes the legal cut-off for abortio More...

Don’t Turn A Blind Eye To Hog Farm

To The Editor:  You know the old saying, “No News Is Good News,” but is that the situation with the hog farm permit? There hasn’t been any info showing lately. Is the public to believe this is the case with this matter?  More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The 26th annual PA 410 Sprint Speedweek is in full swing after kicking off Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway.  Opening night of Speedweek was rained out on Friday at Williams Grove Speedway when torrential rain hit the track at race time.  More...

Features

Nearly 1 in 3 On Medicare Got Commonly Abused Opioids

CHICAGO (AP) – Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older A More...

Two Summer Picnic Basket Ideas For Foodies

(StatePoint) – It’s finally picnic season, and there’s no reason to stick to basic flavors when dining al fresco. More...

Tips For Picking The Right Lawn Mower

(StatePoint) – While a beautiful lawn can be achieved through sweat and determination, you can make the work involved easier and achieve better results by choosing the right mower type and size for your yard. More...

Church News

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.  Included will be gospel music and a memorial More...