November 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MHS Athletic Director Is Accused Of Sex With Student

Loses contracted par t-time position at MHS

McConnellsburg High School’s athletic director and boys basketball head coach was arrested and jailed on $15,000 bail Monday for an alleged sexual relationship he had with a female student between August 2015 and August 2016.  More...

Local & State

Drug-related Autopsies Skyrocket For Local Coroners

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. More...

Kindly Canines Therapy Dogs Serve Local Community

It’s early Thursday morning and, Copper, a 6-year-old Cavalier King Charles spaniel, wearing his “Therapy Dog” vest, eagerly waits to head out to the Franklin Learning Center in Chambersburg for his monthly visit with the children. More...

CF Board Makes Coaching Appointments

Conducts other routine business

A regular board meeting of the Central Fulton School District was held last Tuesday in the district conference room.  The board dealt with a brief agenda that included personnel and routine items.  Board members present included Dr. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 14, 1996 ’96 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Fulton County Humane Society Police Officer Log The following charges have been filed by Humane Society Police Officer Jeffrey Bliss in District Court 39-4-02 under the Pennsylvania Crimes Code Title 18 Section 5511: Two counts of animal abuse and n More...

Racing Roundup

Top Drivers Honored At Hagerstown Banquet

Last weekend, Hagerstown Speedway, under the Dirt Capitol LLC banner, honored its top drivers from the 2016 racing season including track champions, top 10 and various other special awards at its banquet at the Elks Lodge in Hagerstown.  More...

Features

Vietnam Veteran Thankful For The Delayed Thanks

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. More...

Let Freedom Ring: Bald Eagles Freed From Florida Storm Drain

ORLANDO, Fla. More...

Today In History

1800: Congress Held Frist Session In New Capitol

Today is Thursday, Nov. 17, the 322nd day of 2016. There are 44 days left in the year . Today’s Highlight in History : On Nov. 17, 1800, Congress held its first session in the partially completed U.S. Capitol building. More...

Carpenter Found Not Guilty Of Sexual Assault

In a day-long trial that stretched into the night, a jury found Tyler Dean Carpenter, 21, of Needmore not guilty of all sexual assault charges against him Thursday in Fulton County Court of Common Pleas with the honorable Judge Angela Krum presiding. More...

Fulton Helps Elect Trump To White House

Shuster retains House seat

With record voter turnout, Fulton County voted as the rest of the nation did – overwhelmingly for the Donald Trump - Mike Pence ticket. And while the county’s results were not shocking, the national results were.  More...

Obituaries

In Memory

RASP In memory of Andy Walter Andrew Rasp, February 5, 1977 – November 16, 2014: It’s been two years now since we’ve seen your smile and heard your laughter. No day goes by that we don’t wish for you to still be here . More...

Barbara A. Alley

McConnellsburg, 65

Barbara Ann Alley, 65, McConnellsburg, died Sunday November 6, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center.  She was born on September 3, 1951 in Lewistown, Pa., the daughter of the late Robert and June Eckert.  She is survived by her longtime co More...

Kathaleen A. Mellott-Detwiler

McConnellsburg, 93

Kathaleen A. Mellott-Detwiler, 93, formerly of Mc- Connellsb u r g, died Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Somerford Assisted Living, Hagerstown, Md. She was born in Needmore, March 22, 1923, the daughter of the late Jessie V. (Mellott) and Maynard R. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kirby Knepper, November 17; Danielle McClain, November 18; Beulah Paylor, November   More...

Hustontown

Tuesday morning prayer meetings are held at Forbes Road High School auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome. Let’s fill the auditorium! More...

Sports

Gelvin Signs Track NLI With Temple

Will compete in Division 1 track and field

McConnellsburg High School senior McKenzie Gelvin put her signature on a National Letter of Intent last Thursday to compete in NCAA Division 1 track and field for Temple University starting next year. More...

Hall Signs To Play Softball At Lock Haven

  Forbes Road senior Olivia Hall, seated center, recently signed her letter of intent to attend and play softball at Lock Haven University. She will be enrolled in the health science field on the pre-med track. More...

ICC All-Stars

Following are the ICC All- Stars for fall sports. Girls soccer More...

Family

Five Generations

  Pictured are five generations: Louise Lewis, Serena Shaw, Rose Housley, Alexis Shaw and Anna Farley.. More...

Cards Of Thanks

FEIGHT  I would like to thank my family and friends for helping me to celebrate my 90th birthday.  I sincerely appreciate the cards, gifts and flowers that were so generously presented to me. Thank you also for the phone calls.  More...

Tips For Recycling Electronics

Conservation Corner

You may be wondering what to do with the electronics you no longer want, now that our electronics collection program is on hold. Reuse is always best, so if an electronic device you have still works, please try to find another home for it first. More...