December 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Ashlyn’s Angels: Group Committed To Care

The evening of Dec. 19, a charitable group called Ashyln’s Angels gathered at the Mc- Connellsburg American Legion to fill 35 Christmas baskets and 35 reusable bags with household products, canned food, and fresh fruits. More...

Fulton County Literacy Program Is For Everyone

Whether it’s a child struggling with a subject in school, or an adult needing to perfect their resume, the Fulton County Literacy Council is ready to help. More...

Old PA Pike Trail Moves Forward

Commissioners

At their weekly meeting Tuesday, commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney Mc- Cray met with Craig Balchik and John Carlin of the Old PA Pike Trail to discuss the first draft of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Bedford and Fu More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Weapon On School Property A Forbes Road student was found with a weapon on school property. According to state police, a 13- year- old from Three Springs was found on Nov. 29 at 8: 50 a. m. 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...

Features

Mississippi Boy Dials 911 To Say Grinch Stealing Christmas

BYRAM, Miss. (AP) – A 5- year-old Mississippi boy called 911 to report that the Grinch was trying to steal Christmas.  The Clarion Ledger reports that it happened Saturday in the Jackson suburb of Byram. More...

Police Use Drone To Find Missing 92-Year-Old Hunter

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (AP) – A police drone has helped authorities find a missing 92- year-old hunter who had gone missing in a heavily wooded area in Virginia.   More...

Officer Crawls Across Pond To Rescue Dog

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) – A New Jersey police officer crawled across a partially frozen pond to save a dog that had fallen through the ice and couldn’t crawl out.  Hopewell Officer Robert Voorhees made the rescue Friday night. More...

Family Partnershp Celebrates A Year Of Progress

The Fulton County Family Partnership held its holiday banquet last Wednesday to praise their hard workers, review the year’s progress, and to pay special recognition to the late Jean Snyder, county human services administrator, who inspired hun More...

Quilt Trail Nears Book Deadline

On Dec. 31 the Frontier Barn Quit Trail of Fulton County will reach its deadline for locals wishing to have a barn quilt included in a full color book the trail committee will be publishing in 2018. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Morris Suders IV, January 2; Lori Bottenfield, January 8; Heidi Newman, January 6; Deb Seville, January 9; Libby Barton, January 3; Kurt Kendall, January 5; Christian Hann, January 6; and Mary Kay Seville, December 28.  Apollo More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball  Northern Bedford 51 McConnellsburg 45   McConnellsburg (0-3, 0-3 SHL, 0-3 ICC) dropped a league contest at home to Northern Bedford 51-45. More...

Ski Resort Hopes To Reopen After Chair Lift Stranded Dozens

BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania ski resort says it hopes to reopen this weekend following upgrades to its chair lift system stemming from a malfunction last weekend that stranded dozens and left five with minor injuries.  More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

HOLLINSHEAD  The family of Carol Hollinshead would like to extend our gratitude to all those who have reached out to us and Carol during these difficult times.  More...