October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

King Rape Trial Date Set

Court

Judge Todd M. Sponseller set jury trial for December 21, 2016, for Thomas Stuart King, 52, charged with 15 counts of rape forcible compulsion, statutory sexual assault of a minor and other related charges. More...

Local & State

Church Thrives By Adopting Nontraditional Strategies

PLUM, Pa. (AP) – At 50, Lee Kricher expected to spend the next 10 years making the best earnings of his life. More...

PA Senate Unanimously Approves Telemedicine Bill

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jesse Topper (R- Bedford/Fulton/Franklin) announced that his legislation that will increase access to quality healthcare was approved by the Senate and is heading to the governor’s desk. More...

Quilt Club Raffle Winners

Winners of the 2016 raffle quilt, Meadows and Mountains, during the fall festival was LaVerne Stinson, Three Springs.  Winners of door prizes were Phil Mellott, Lititz; Sally Boden, Shippensburg; Les South, Hagerstown; Sue Patrick and Laura Codi More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 17, 1996 ’96 More...

Sports

Athletes Honored With Citations

Bonnie Keffer, on behalf of State Rep. Jesse Topper, recently presented legislative citations honoring Josh Booth and McKenzie Gelvin as track and field record holders. More...

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Fannett-Metal 5, Forbes Road 1 The Cardinals only managed one goal in a Sideling Hill League match against the Fannett-Metal Tigers last Tuesday. More...

Girls Soccer Standings

Windber 13 1 Berlin 11 3 Conemaugh 11 5 McConnellsburg 8 5 Northern Bedford 9 6 North Star 10 5 Rockwood 6 9 Tussey Mount More...

Family

Celebrates First

Bentley James Sipes celebrated his first birthday July 5, 2016. He is the son of Adam and Hailey Sipes of Big Cove Tannery. More...

CF Board Approves Senior Trip

Congratulates Bronwyne Mellott

The Central Fulton School Board held a regular meeting last Tuesday evening and approved a senior class trip and congratulated Bronwyne Mellott for her fourth consecutive year of winning districts in tennis. More...

County Recognizes New Crime Stoppers

Don’t anticipate helping fund Pike2Bike project

At their regular weekly meeting held Oct. More...

Obituaries

Doris J. Ray

McConnellsburg, 91

Doris J. Ray, 91, of Mc- Connellsburg, died Friday, October 14, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. She was born June 21, 1925, in Mc- Connellsburg, the daughter of the late Richard Roscoe and the late Bertha (Tritle) Ott. More...

Mary Jo Lake

Greeley, Colo., 93

Mary Josephine Lake, 93, Greeley, Colo., died Sunday, September 25, 2016, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.  She was born July 31, 1923, in Tacoma, Wash., to Floyd Lysle and Beatrice Pauline (Siler) Magill.  More...

Margaret D. Miller

Three Springs, 87

Margaret D. “Peg” Miller, 87, Three Springs, died Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born July 24, 1929, at Mapleton, she was a daughter of the late Clinton and Froan (Bair) Dell. More...

Letters

Hog Farm’s Negative Impact On County Residents

To The Editor:  Many Fulton County residents are aware of the proposal to build a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) here in the county about six miles south of Mc- Connellsburg near Rte. 522. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Did you know: Pennsylvania has a longer and more varied fall foliage season than any other state in the nation, or anywhere in the world. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Sherry Harr, October   More...

Racing Roundup

Dietrich, Schuchart Win Outlaw Events

Pennsylvania Posse member Danny Dietrich and Pennsylvania-born and now World of Outlaw regular Logan Schuchart picked up big World of Outlaw wins over the weekend in central Pennsylvania.  Dietrich won the biggest race of his career Friday night More...

Features

Alaska Boots Passenger Who Hooted At Female Flight Attendant

Alaska Airlines removed a man from a plane after he heckled a female flight attendant, calling out “sexy!” as she demonstrated how to use a life vest. More...

Obama Pushes U.S. Goal To Send Humans To Mars By 2030s

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama sought Tuesday to reinvigorate his call for the U.S. to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, showcasing budding partnerships between the U.S. More...

Today In History

1976: 78 Killed in Tanker, Ferry Ramming

Today is Thursday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2016. There are 72 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History:  More...