September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Personnel, Transportation Top Central Fulton Board Agenda

Girls varsity basketball coach Seville resigns

The school board accepted the resignation of Central Fulton’s girls varsity basketball coach Brent Seville and OK’d the opening of the Act 93 agreement for administrators, as well as revisions made to the agreement, at its monthly meeting More...

Local & State

PA Boy Scout Earns Every Merit Badge: All 137

LANCASTER, Pa. More...

Fire Destroys Barn In Union Township

A Union Township barn on the 700 block of Negro Mountain Road was lost Saturday to a fire whose cause was still undetermined Tuesday at press time.  More...

Pittman’s Market To Close

Hancock’s Pittman’s Market has announced that it will close its doors October 18 and a Food Lion Supermarket will then open at the same location in early November. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 25, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI Arrest   State police have reported that Victoria Nash, 53, Hagerstown, was arrested for driving under the influence in Ayr Township at 4:47 p.m. on Sept. 11. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer McConnellsburg 4Chestnut Ridge 0 More...

Area Sportsmen Get Ready For Hunting Season

More than 200 attended the Fulton County Medical Center’s annual Healthy Sportsman Health Fair Sunday, September 24. More...

Live Pro Wrestling Event At MHS

Fulton County Special Olympics of Pennsylvania is hosting live pro wrestling at McConnellsburg High School on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

LOCKE  I wish to thank everyone for the cards, visits, prayers, calls, food and outpouring of love shown to me and our family in the passing of George Locke.  Special thanks to the area churches and all for their acts of kindness.  Hea More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  John Allen Siegler, 45, Hustontown, and Stephanie Sue Montgomery, 42, Rockhill Furnace, Pa.  Scott Allen Vinson, 33, Hustontown, and Daniell More...

Church News

Special Speaker

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host Chaplain Craig Shambaugh from the Carlisle Truckstop Ministry October 15 at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The church is located at 221 Knobsville Road, just off U.S. Rte. More...

Tonoloway Service

The Friends of Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church will hold its annual fall service Sunday, October 1, at 2 p.m. The Sharon Singers from Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute will provide special music and lead in some congregational hymn singing.  More...

Prayers For Peace

Join Ebenezer United Methodist Church on the streets of McConnellsburg for an hour of prayer October 15 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. E-mail dmparuch@gmail.com to be added to the list of participants. Call 717-816-2844 with questions.   More...

Tour Dirt, Gravel Road Projects

Fulton County Conservation District hosted a tour of several PA Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road projects completed across three townships last Wednesday. More...

Personnel, Transportation Top Central Fulton Board Agenda

Girls varsity basketball coach Seville resigns

The school board accepted the resignation of Central Fulton’s girls varsity basketball coach Brent Seville and OK’d the opening of the Act 93 agreement for administrators, as well as revisions made to the agreement, at its monthly meeting More...

Med Center Chief Exec Resigns

Replacement process to take 3 to 6 months

Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) announced last Thursday that its president and CEO, Jason F. Hawkins, has resigned after 24 years of employment. More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Hamil

Fort Loudon, 82

Thomas E. Hamil, 82, of Fort Loudon, died Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  Born March 17, 1935, at Fort Loudon, he was a son of the late Robert C. More...

Janet E. Hann

Chambersburg, 87

Janet E. Hann, 87, Chambersburg, formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, died Friday, September 22, 2017, at her home. She was born May 11, 1930, in Ranson, W.Va., the daughter of the late Ernest and the late Verma J. (White) Hockensmith. More...

Jayme F. Schetrompf

Warfordsburg, 58

Jayme F. Schetrompf, 58, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Bedford, November 21, 1958, the son of Patricia Ann (Sheeder) Schetrompf of Warfordsburg, and the late Jay F. Schetrompf. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mary Culler, 94 on September 23; Gladys Lake, 92 on October 9; Donna House, October 6; Marty Marcus, October 5; Sheryl Rowles, October 5; Joyce Rideout, October 4; Darlene Seiders, October 9; Becca and Ike Hahn, 22 on October 8; Jo More...

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meeting in the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome! Center United Methodist Church will hold a food pantry disbursement September 27, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Lance Dewease continues his big money wins as he took the big $20,000 payday in Saturday night’s Dirt Classic at Lincoln Speedway.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Fill The Bus Food Drive Come help “fill the bus” to benefit the Fulton County Food Basket. In honor of the 35th anniversary a food drive will be held to benefit the needs of those in the community. More...

Features

Home Cleaning Dos And Don’ts

(StatePoint) – Now and then, every home gets to the point at which a quick tidyup here and there just isn’t cutting it anymore. More...

Today In History

First Nighttime Football Game In 1892

Today in History  Today is Thursday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2017. There are 94 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History:  More...

Six Ways To Bring Warmth Into Your Home This Fall

(StatePoint) – With the shorter days and cooler nights of fall can come the urge to hibernate. But first prepare yourself and your home for the season with these cozy and warm accents that will make time spent indoors cozier. More...