September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Wild Annie’s Season Coming To An End

The popular west end concession trailer Wild Annie’s will end its summer season after Friday. Meanwhile the lunch crowd enjoys the beautiful late summer weather as well as the food. More...

Local & State

1,270 Penn State Faculty, Staff Offered Voluntary Retirement

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Penn State is offering voluntary retirement packages to about 1,270 faculty and non-academic staff members in order to address “budgetary and ongoing workforce challenges.’’  More...

Ruling Loosens Ban On Owning Guns After Minor Convictions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A federal appeals court has ruled that some people convicted of comparatively minor state crimes should get a chance to legally own guns, issuing a divided decision that reshapes longstanding rules.  More...

Some Fire Companies, Rescue Squads Ready To Save Animals

NORTHAMPTON, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of September 12, 1996  ’96   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Charged In Domestic Violence Murder   A former Hustontown man has been arrested after a woman died from domestic violence injuries in Rapid City, South Dakota.  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Cross- Country  James Buchanan 17 Southern Fulton 45   More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

Friday, September 9th Results:  V-8 Super Stocks  1. Bill Powell 2. Deron Henry 3. Brad Umbrell.  Steel Block Late Models  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Revival Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene will hold revival services September 20-23, at 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist Dale Freed from northern Michigan, will be the speaker. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

BISHOP

The family of Glenn F. Bishop Jr. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Jason Phillip Sullivan, 35, Warfordsburg, and Monica Renee Hiles, 39, Berkeley Springs.  Philip Darrel McClain, 72, Fort Loudon, and Anna Gra More...

Employee Of The Month

D.L. Martin Co. recognized Derrick Mac- Dowall as employee of the month for August. He lives in Harrisonville and has been with the company for four years. He is a machine operator in the CNC department. More...

Motion Denied In Hancock Murder

A Washington County Maryland Circuit Court judge on Monday denied a defense motion asking the state to provide more details in its case against a Needmore woman accused in the May murder of her great-aunt in Hancock, Md. More...

Boro Approves Bonfire Request

McConnellsburg Borough Council approved a request from Central Fulton School District to hold the second annual sports booster bonfire Friday, October 21, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 pm. More...

Obituaries

James C. Akers

Hagerstown, 75   James “Jim” C. More...

Margaret I. Clark

Chambersburg, 89 Margaret Isabell “Peggy” Clark, 89, formerly of Indiana, Pa., died Monday, September 5, 2016, at Menno Haven Retirement Community in Chambersburg. More...

Olive F. Comerer

Chambersburg, 98   Olive Ferne Comerer, 98, Chambersburg, Pa., died Thursday, September 8, 2016, at The Shook Home, in Chambersburg.  Born April 16, 1918, in Fulton County, Thompson Township, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Henry Wish More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Fall is in the air. Enjoy your last full week of the summer season. Scarecrows, corn rows, pumpkins on the vine. More...

Our Town

McConnellsburg Class of 1959 held their 57th class reunion recently at Hoss Restaurant in Chambersburg with 17 members of the class along with ten guests enjoying dinner. Also attending were two teachers, Dave Dunnan and Gerald Peters. More...

Fair Results

Home and Dairy Products   More...

Racing Roundup

Dewease Scores Tuscarora 50 Win

Lance Dewease became the first driver to score five wins in the Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway with his latest win Saturday night.  More...

Features

Idaho Top Western State For Per Capita Farm Income

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – While Idaho lost ground in 2015 among the 11 Western states in the rankings for farm cash receipts and net farm income it remained No. 1 when it comes to those categories on a per capita basis.  More...

Today In History

1963: Four Black Girls Killed in Church Bombing

Today is Thursday, Sept. 15, the 259th day of 2016. There are 107 days left in the year.  Today's Highlight in History:  More...

Higher Lobster Prices Could Be Sign Of Things To Come

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Lobster prices in North American recently reached their highest point in more than 10 years and could become the typical bottom line as demand for processed lobster meat grows.  More...

Church News

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attend Bible Seminar

Jehovah’s Witnesses locally attended a one-day circuit assembly at the Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Grantville, Pa., east of Harrisburg. More...

Revival

Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene will hold revival services September 20-23, at 7 p.m. nightly.  Evangelist Dale Freed from northern Michigan, will be the speaker. The church is located at 5806 Pleasant Ridge Road, Harrisonville. More...

Gospel In The Gap

There will be Gospel at the Gap Saturday, September 17, at Cowan’s Gap State Park at the amphitheatre.  Music will start at noon. There will be food trailers on site. Bring a chair and enjoy.   More...