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Troop 45 And Pack 45 Scouts View Solar Eclipse At Library

Troop 45 and Pack 45 were at the library for the solar eclipse last week. Pictured, back row: Liam Younker and Zach McNamee; front row: Chase Keiper, Reid Cirtwell, Timmy Tingler and Dean DeShong. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Sept. 30

Fulton County Conservation District, in conjunction with the PA Department of Environmental Protection, and the Bedford, Huntingdon and Fulton County commissioners, will host a household hazardous waste collection event Saturday, September 30. More...

Commandment Signs Sprout Across PA Township

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 28, 1997 ’97 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Peggy Wagner and Tristan Gelvin, September 2; Betty Christian,   More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Brock Zearfoss continued his hot streak at Port Royal Speedway as he captured his third straight 410 Sprint car win Saturday night.  In a nonstop Main that saw Zearfoss set a new 25- lap track record, he scored the win over Blane Heimbach, Jared More...

Features

Eclipse Science: From Galloping Giraffes To Solar Wisps

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused. More...

Homemade Chocolate Cake Fair Contest Winner Announced

Tracy Deneen from Needmore took home top honors in the homemade chocolate cake contest at the Fulton County Fair August 14, 2017 with her chocolate peanut butter layer cake recipe .  More...

Disastrous U.S. Hurricanes Since 2000. Could Harvey Top Them?

Hurricane Harvey could be on par with 2005’s Hurricane Katrina in terms of economic impact, according to University of Miami senior hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy. More...

County Recognizes 911 Backup Dispatchers At Weekly Meeting

The county’s backup 911 dispatchers, who worked out of the Fulton County 9-1- 1 backup center in McConnellsburg until recently, were recognized for their service last Tuesday at the board of commissioners’ weekly meeting.  More...

Med Center To Open Health And Wellness Center

Former Dollar General Store now being renovated

Five years in the making, the Community Health and Wellness program at the Fulton County Medical Center has secured a building for its programming. More...

Obituaries

Jean Elizabeth Snyder

McConnellsburg, 66

Jean Elizabeth Snyder, 66, passed away unexpectedly at her home in McConnellsburg Sunday, August 27, 2017. She was born December 9, 1950, in Waynesboro, Pa., the daughter and youngest child of the late Mary (Hamil) and Malcom “Max” Snyder. More...

Earl W. Clevenger

Needmore, 87

Earl W. Clevenger, 87, Needmore, died Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg,.  He was born in Belfast Township, Pa., March 30, 1930, the son of the late S. Edna (Keebaugh) and H. Bruce Clevenger. More...

Lucille Carol (Smith) King

Harrisonville, 80

Lucille Carol (Smith) King, 80, Harrisonville, died Friday, August 18, 2017, at the home of her daughter, Melanie, where she had resided.  She was born in Langdondale, Bedford County, August 19, 1937. More...

Letters

Regarding Sen. Casey’s CW Monuments Remarks

To The Editor: More...

Thanks Readers For Pop Factory Info

To The Editor  A couple of months ago I wrote asking if anyone knew any information about the old pop factory aka The McConnellsburg Bottling Works that they would share with me.  The response was much greater than I anticipated thanks to t More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION AWANA Registration AWANA registration night will be held at Needmore Bible Church Wednesday, August 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., for ages 3 thru sixth grade. Fun, games, snacks and information for the year. Parents, please stay. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Joseph Allen Hendrickson, 40, Warfordsburg, and Erica Lynn Caraway, 29, Warfordsburg.  Thurman Edgar Nesbitt III, 50, McConnellsburg, and C More...

Cards Of Thanks

WIBLE  The family of Fred M. Wible wishes to thank our neighbors, friends, co-workers and relatives for the many acts of kindness during the loss of our beloved father and father-in-law.  More...

Church News

Homecoming

The annual homecoming of Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore, will be held September 3.  Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m., and worship services at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be in the fellowship hall at noon. More...

Revival

Revival services will be held at Pleasant Grove Pentecostal Church September 10 and October 22 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Speaker will be Frank Menhart. All are welcome.   More...

Worship Night

Worship night will be held at McConnellsburg High School September 8 at 6 p.m. with a night of worship and prayer. All are welcome.   More...