February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hall Of Fame To Induct Third Class

Ceremony set for April 6

McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends Association will induct its third class of athletes into the Fulton County All-Sports Hall of Fame at its biennial induction ceremony on April 6.  More...

Local & State

First Community Bank Of Mercersburg Makes $15,000 Gift To FCMC Project

When First Community Bank of Mercersburg officials visited Fulton County Medical Center for a tour and details on the current expansion project, they saw the importance it is making in the community.  More...

Democratic Party Chair Resigns Under Pressure From Wolf

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party chairman resigned Friday, acceding to Gov. More...

Coal, Steel, Manufacturing Struggle After Trump’s First Year

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW  PITTSBURGH (AP) – When Donald Trump brought his presidential campaign to Pittsburgh in early 2016, he promised that as president he would restore the region’s coal and steel industries.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Bessie Rasp and Darla Cunningham, February 8; Barry Weller, February 19; Deb Culler and Sherry Metz, February 19; Joyce Washabaugh and Karen Bishop, February 18; Jamie Morgan, February 19; Michael Hinckle, George Lynch, Lois Strait More...

Hustontown

My favorite Bible verse, John 3:16, shows the word valentine within the verse. God loves each of you. Please share His love on Valentine’s Day this year. Wednesday, February 14. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball Southern Fulton 49Claysburg 39 More...

Little League Statue Vandalized In Town That Hosts Series

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. More...

District Elks Hoop Shoot Competition Results

The southcentral district Elks Hoop Shoot was held January 28 in the Kathy Snyder Kendall Gym in Mc- Connellsburg. Isabelle Hoffeditz, Mercersburg, captured first in the shoot. More...

Family

Marriage License

George Richard Overly Jr., 35, Needmore, and Angelique Michelle Souders, 46, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Engagement

Stacie and Kenny Miller of Shippensburg and Michael and Kimberly Rineer of Millersville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter RyAnn Rineer to James Crowder IV, son of Jim and Beth Crowder of Mc- Connellsburg RyAnn is a graduating s More...

Recycling Matters, Recycling Correctly Counts Too

Through the course of 2017 Fulton County was responsible for the recycling of more than 190 tons of trash. How much is 190 tons? In paper, it could mean saving over 4,560 trees. More...

Local Man Sentenced In Child Rape Case

A Fulton County resident charged with repeatedly sexually abusing his two stepdaughters was sentenced Jan. 16 in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas by Judge Todd M. Sponseller.  More...

Obituaries

Joy J. Anderson

McConnellsburg, 73

Joy J. Anderson, 73, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday evening, January 30, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg. Born January 8, 1945, at Everett, Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Wayne H. More...

Donald O. Bard

Chambersburg, 78

Donald Orlen Bard, 78, Chambersburg, died Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital.  He was born January 12, 1940, in McConnellsburg to Orlen H. and M. Romaine (Bishop) Bard.  More...

Blaine F. Jones Jr.

McConnellsburg, 58

Blaine Franklin Jones Jr., 58, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018, in McConnellsburg.  He was born July 13, 1959, in Chambersburg, and was the son of the late Blaine F. Jones Sr. and Mabel Sipes Jones.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 5, 1998 ’98 More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The All-Star Circuit of Champions kicked off the 410 Sprint car season over the weekend at Florida’s Bubba Raceway Park where three different winners emerged, each pocketing $5,000.  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

Weatherization 101: 4 Ways To Get A Warmer Home This Winter

(StatePoint) – Dreading the cold drafts and rising heating bills that come with winter? You’re not alone. More...

5 Creative Gift Ideas For Your Valentine

(StatePoint) – Looking to surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with something a bit different? Check out these five creative gift ideas that will help make the day special. More...

Federal Report Shows Punch Of Last Year's Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON (AP) – The official numbers for last year’s Hurricane Harvey are in, and they go beyond the 68 dead and $125 billion in damage. More...

Church News

Ash Wednesday Services

St. Stephen Services Saint Stephen Church will hold Ash Wednesday services February 14. Services will be at noon; liturgy of the word with distribution of ashes and mass at 5:30 p.m. with distribution of ashes. More...

Winter Retreat

A winter retreat will be held at Camp Tohiglo, 10670 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, February 9-10, sponsored by the Fellowship of Bible Churches. Speakers will be Rev. More...

Greensburg Bishop Issues Guidelines On Flu And The Mass

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...