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Local & State

Fulton County Women March On Washington

A few women from here were some of the more than 500,000 women, men and children from all over the country who took part in the Women’s March on Washington Saturday. More...

Obama Commutes Drug, Weapons Sentences Of 11 Pennsylvanians

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – In his last major act as president, Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of 11 former Pennsylvania residents imprisoned for drug and weapons offenses.  Last Thursday’s move brings Obama’s bid to correct w More...

Wolf Marks Second Anniversary As Governor With Populist Themes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Marking his second anniversary as governor, Pennsylvania’s Democratic Gov. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 23, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Car Crash Kills Greencastle Woman   A Greencastle woman died in Fulton County early Sunday morning when she crashed her car into an embankment along Pleasant Grove Road in Bethel Township and was ejected.  More...

Features

Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years Of Cookies

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – It’s that time of year again when girls with green sashes go door-to-door to sell cookies, but this year is different. This year the Girl Scouts are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the cookie sale. More...

Denver Starts Work On Allowing Pot In Public, A First In U.S.

DENVER (AP) – Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries.  More...

Earth Sets Hottest Year Record For Third-straight Time

WASHINGTON (AP) – Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, with scientists mostly blaming man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino that”s now gone. More...

AutoZone Store Coming To McConnellsburg

Auto parts store to open in old Chrysler garage

What was once rumored to become a restaurant will now be opening as an AutoZone store in 2018, according to an AutoZone official. More...

Athletic Director Pleads Guilty In Sex Case

The former McConnellsburg High School athletic director and boys basketball coach pleaded guilty to a sexual abuse charge Tuesday, January 17, in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas.  More...

Obituaries

Pauline M. Hammond

Orbisonia, 91

Pauline M. Hammond, 91, a resident at Woodland Retirement Home in Orbisonia, and formerly of Fannettsburg, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Born February 5, 1925, in Ft. Loudon, she was the daughter of the late Emma Yeager Murray. More...

Heather R. Anderson

Harrisonville, 27

Heather Regina Anderson, 27, Harrisonville, , died on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center, in McConnellsburg.  Born Saturday, June 10, 1989, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the wife of Jeremy I. More...

Maxine Kling

Warfordsburg, 92

Maxine Kling, 92, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  She was born in Franklin County, Ill., December 28, 1924, the daughter of the late Hallie E. ( Rhine) and Charles A. Dorris. More...

Letters

Help Needed To Complete FR Veterans Honor Roll

To The Editor:  Forbes Road Lions Club is continuing to gather information for the honor roll that will recognize Hustontown/Forbes Road students who served in the United States military.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gail Horton, January 26; Merrill Harr, January 24; Ralph Mellott, February 1; Eric Poe, February More...

Sports

Mellott Scores 2,000th Point

McConnellsburg senior Bronwyne Mellott made high school basketball history here Monday night when she became one of just three Fulton County girls and two Franklin County girls to score 2,000 points.  More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball McConnellsburg 30,Southern Fulton 27 More...

Basketball Standings

GIRLS A   More...

Family

Celebrates First

Jonas Daniel Howells celebrated his first birthday January 23. He is the son of Wes Howells and Rachel Lane of McConnellsburg.  Grandparents are Diane Palmer, Tom and Melinda Howells, and Walt and Krista Lane. More...

Marriage License

Travis Shives, 28, Warfordsburg, and Brandy Jenkins, 26, Warfordsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...