May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day Programs Set

Memorial Day programs Monday at Union Cemetery and surrounding area

County residents and veterans will be paying homage and remembering our fallen heroes Monday during special tribute services in McConnellsburg and surrounding area.  Lt. Col. Kristina A. More...

Local & State

BB&T Donates To Center For Advanced Medicine

BB&T Bank, McConnellsburg recently donated $10,000 to Fulton County Medical Center Foundation toward the Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM) Project. More...

Race, Gender, Fame Questions Loom As Cosby Jurors Sought

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby’s nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a More...

MHS Wins Totem Pole’s Outstanding Musical Production

Playhouse awards recognize talented students

Totem Pole Playhouse presented its annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards Sunday evening for outstanding production and performances by students from seven area high schools in a ceremony at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater.  More...

Letters

Licking Creek Residents Praised For Bulky Waste Days

To The Editor:  The supervisors of Licking Creek Township would like to thank all of the residents who took time and participated in our Bulky Waste Days and tire recycling day.  It is all of our residents who participate that make these da More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Sarah Lynch, 54 on June 2; Lisa Lynch, 53 on June 1; Dorothy Harr Potter, June 4; Lynn Miller, June 3; Phil Harris, June 5; Alma McKinzie, June 3; Mike Glessner Sr., June 1; and Lucas McClain, May 28.  More...

Hustontown

Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 29, this year. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The World of Outlaws invaded central PA for three races this past week and left with three feature wins over the Pennsylvania Posse.  David Gravel opened the Outlaw domination last Wednesday night at Lincoln Speedway, where he scored the win ove More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

TRAIL  The family of the late Larry Trail wishes to thank their many relatives, neighbors and friends for the love and support given them before and after the passing of their beloved husband, father and grandfather.  More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applield for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Louis Jacob Rockenhauser Jr., 55, Hancock, and  Sharon Mae Garlock, 61, Hancock.  Christopher John Beck, 45, Fort Littleton, and Melis More...

Church News

Memorial Services

Buck Valley   More...

Special Services

Bailey’s Crossing will perform at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 10987 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg, Sunday, June 4. They will provide special music, sponsored by Mt. Zion Union Cemetery Association at homecoming services at 10 a.m. More...

Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held at Fairview United Methodist Church at Harrisonville June 12-16, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday with a program at 7:15 p.m.  More...

Society Names Tom Duffey 2017 Historian Of The Year

Historical Society holds annual dinner

Former high school history teacher Tom Duffey was named the Fulton County Historical Society’s 2017 Historian of the Year at its annual spring membership dinner meeting April 29 at the McConnellsburg Firehall.  More...

Horne Continues As Magisterial District Judge

Primary voter turnout low Primary Election

With just over 25 percent of Fulton County voters casting ballots in last Tuesday’s primary, Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne retained his district justice seat, and the county decided on what the general election ballot for school board More...

Obituaries

Colleen E. Layton

York, Pa., 71

Colleen E. Layton, 71, York, Pa., died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in York, Pa.  She was born June 3, 1945, in Mc- Connellsburg, the daughter of the late Benjamin H. and the late Marian (Morton) Shimer.  More...

Janet P. Alden

McConnellsburg, 80

Janet P. Alden, 80, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  She was born November 2, 1936, in Oshkosh, Wis., the daughter of the late Sig Owen and the late Mildred C. (Pulver) Owen. She married Raymond C. More...

Preston R. Carbaugh

McConnellsburg, 92

Preston R. Carbaugh, 92, McConnellsburg, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Cito, Pa., on August 24, 1924, a son of the late Marggie (Clevenger) and Elmer W. Carbaugh. He was the widower of Marian A. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 22, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

State Police Announce Sobriety Checkpoint McConnellsburg state police said in a news release that they intend to hold a sobriety checkpoint in Fulton County in the coming weeks. More...

Sports

High School Sports

District 5 Track Championships Results BOYS More...

Final Softball Standings

A Meyersdale 19 0 Fannett-Metal 15 5 Shanksville 15 4 Hyndman 11 7 Shade 10 7 Tussey Mt. 11 9 Rockwood More...

Final Baseball Standings

A Berlin 14 3 Southern Fulton 14 5 Meyersdale 13 4 Shanksville 10 9 Rockwood 9 9 Forbes Road 8 10 Hyndman More...

Features

Got A Creamy Salad Itch? Try One With Broccoli, Blue Cheese

Tis (almost) the season of backyard barbecues, picnics and outdoor potlucks. More...

Schools Brace For Impact If Congress Cuts Medicaid Spending

The Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health overhaul are sounding familiar alarms for school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession.  Administrators say services even beyond those funded by the st More...

Planting A Natural Dye Garden Can Be Easy And Inexpensive

As interest in eco-friendly products and methods grows, it’s no surprise that many artists and other creative types are planting natural dye gardens.  More...