December 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

McConnellsburg Man Indicted For Child Pornography

A federal grand jury in Harrisburg has indicted a 32-year-old McConnellsburg man on charges related to child pornography.  More...

Local & State

Local Marijuana Grow Facility Takes Shape

Construction of Ilera Healthcare’s medical marijuana facility a 3786 N. Hess Rd. in Taylor Township is well under way. Ilera expects production to begin here this coming spring. More...

Legislature Exits 2017 With Flurry Of Votes, Defeats

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Central Fulton School Board Reorganizes

The Central Fulton School District Board began its monthly meeting on Dec. 5 by unanimously approving board member Gary Shives to act as temporary chairperson of its reorganizational meeting. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 18, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Harassment   A argument occurred on two Hillside Estates properties in Ayr Township. According to state police, Milissa Martz, 24, McConnellsburg, and Brittany Herzberg, 25, McConnellsburg, were arguing on Nov. 21 at 11 p.m. More...

Sports

Bags First Buck

Kaiden Bard, 10, son of Steven and Shelby Bard of Harrisonville, bagged his first buck, a 4-point, November 27. More...

High School Sports

Girls Basketball  Southern Fulton 55 Chestnut Ridge 47   More...

Features

Dead, Dried Christmas Tree To Be Replaced At Statehouse

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) A dead Christmas tree at the Statehouse is being replaced. Gov. Gina Raimondo said on Monday that a new tree is coming after the first one dried up and dropped piles of needles more than a week before Christmas. More...

Horse Rescued From “Quicksand”- like Stream In Maryland

WILLIAMSPORT, Md. More...

Food-Healthy Shepherd’s Pie

The weather is getting colder and we’re tucking into comfort food over in our home. Doing a recipe makeover on a tasty-but-less-than-healthy dish is one of my favorite challenges. More...

Local Marijuana Grow Facility Takes Shape

Ilera Healthcare will grow, process for medical use

As of January 2018, Pennsylvania will officially be among the 29 states (along with Washington, D.C.) that will be legally selling medical grade marijuana. There will be 25 growers and processors in Pennsylvania and as many as 50 dispensaries. More...

Christmas Is The Season For Giving

Local charities need help

With Christmas in Mc- Connellsburg kicking off the holiday festivities earlier this month, spending for presents and holiday travel is well underway. More...

Settlement Made On Probation Office

Commissioners

With the coming of the new year the county is gearing up for fresh starts and ongoing revisions. Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday to discuss the county’s new probation office, finances, and contracts.  More...

Obituaries

Melvin E. Vanorsdale

Warfordsburg, 73

Melvin Edward Vanorsdale, 73, Warfordsburg, better known to his family and friends as “Jiggs,” died Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, in Cumberland, Md.  He was born June 21, 1944, in Berkeley More...

Karen K. Weist

Everett, 76

Karen K. Weist, 76, Everett, died Saturday, December 16, 2017, at home surrounded by her loved ones.  She was born December 10, 1941, in Everett, a daughter of the late Charles and Lydia (Beeler) Barton. More...

Kenneth Leslie Sites

Fort Loudon, 81

Kenneth Leslie Sites, 81, Fort Loudon, died Monday December 18, 2017, at his residence with his family by his side. H ewas born in Fair Haven Township, Ill., May 21, 1936, the son of the late Henry and the late Irma Elizabeth (Grim) Sites. More...

Correspondents' Notes

CORRESPONDENTS’ NOTES

Our Town   Birthday wishes to Cindy Strait, December 27; Christy Morgan, December 31; Larry Carbaugh, December 26; Cole Plessinger, December 29; Sue Nesbitt, December 31; William Alexander, 5 on January 4; Don Kinzier, December 30; Chris Keepers More...

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings 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 December 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Speedway announced its 2018 racing schedule that once again is dotted with many big paying shows for its two primary divisions: 410 Sprints and Super Late Models. More...

Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board

RECREATION Adult Basketball Adult basketball will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., every Tuesday night at the alumni community building. Questions, call Kathy Kendall at 717-377-3643. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

HEIRONIMUS  Two years ago our son, Nolan Heironimus, was on life support, and we were not given a very hopeful outlook on his survival or recovery, but what we were given was the opportunity to witness the kind of community we are so thankful to More...

Church News

Christmas Services

Wells Valley Presbyterian Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service December 24 at 7 p.m. All are welcome to join in for an intimate and meaningful worship experience.   More...