January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Waterfall Road Barn Lost In Wednesday Blaze

A fire of unknown cause broke out at the horse barn of Ken and Karen Cornelius last Wednesday afternoon at their Waterfall Road residence in Taylor Township.  More...

Dairy Princess Promotion Coming

Do you love dairy products like yogurt and ice cream? Do you want to have fun helping promote the industry that provides those great foods? Then we’ve got the team for you! More...

Local Governments Won’t Say What They’re Offering Amazon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon’s second headquarters. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 15, 1998 ’98 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Southern Fulton 42Forbes Road 36 More...

Wagner Teaming Up With Zemaitis Racing

Logan Wagner will be teaming up with owners John and Peewee Zemaitis for the 2018 campaign, as he’s set to pilot the Zemco Racing No. 1 at Port Royal Speedway.  More...

Man Moonlights As Pro Wrestling Ring Announcer

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The night before the Keystone State Wrestling Alliance’s FanFest last month, Thomas Leturgey couldn’t sleep. More...

Features

U.S. Hits Record For Costly Weather Disasters: $306 Billion

WASHINGTON (AP) _ With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.  More...

Today In History

Cook Reaches Hawaiian Islands In 1778

Today is Thursday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2018. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: More...

Dauphin County Woman Brings Home Sticky Bun Blue Ribbon

Harrisburg, PA – Marel King of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, won at the 102nd Pennsylvania Farm Show for her take on a Pennsylvania favorite in the Sticky Bun Contest on Friday, Jan. More...

Route 16 Murder Suspect Faces Multiple Burglary Charges

Ryan Horton accused of May 2016 burglaries

Incarcerated while he waits to be tried in March for the June 2016 murder of a Hancock, Md., man, Ryan Lynn Horton, 28, McConnellsburg, now faces more criminal charges in connection to burglaries that took place in May 2016.  More...

Business As Usual At Forbes Road

The Forbes Road School Board met in regular session last Monday to discuss upcoming student events, taxes, and to say farewell and welcome to a few staff members.  Building and grounds   More...

Obituaries

Donald R. Earley

St. Thomas, 82

Donald R. Earley, 82, St. Thomas, passed into his heavenly home with his family by his side Thursday morning, January 11, 2018.  He was born May 29, 1935 in Wells Tannery, to Paul and Faye (Sprowl ) Earley. He was married to M. More...

M. Annabelle Earley

St. Thomas, 80

M. More...

Ray A. Knable

Needmore, 79

Ray Alvin Knable, 79, Needmore, died Monday, January 8, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born October 17, 1938, in West Chester, Pa., he was the son of the late Jabez and Gladys (Schetromph) Knable; and the widower of Betty Jane (Golden) Knable, More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tom Ramsey, January 12; Carol Buterbaugh, January 13; Bodie Shives, January 16; Lydiah Truax,   January 26; Wylan Gress, January 31; Tom Strait, January 29; Sarah Hawkins, 80 on January 22; Ike Bivens, January 30; Bradley McCl More...

Hustontown

The 2018 pesticide certification update meetings will be held at Southern Huntingdon High School January 25, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and at McConnellsburg High School February 22, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The 2018 National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductees were announced last week and one of the eight new members will be Fayetteville 410 Sprint car driver Lance Dewease. 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

Four Generations

Pictured are four generations of the Rena Ott family. Sitting is Rena with twins Greyson Munro Clyde and Bennett Thompson Clyde. More...

Marriage License

Benjamin Russell Rouzer, 20, McConnellsburg, and Hope Reanee Swope, 18, Harrisonville, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Church News

Cards Of Thanks

BROWN  I would like to thank everyone for the cards, flowers, phone calls and visits while I was in Fulton County Medical Center.  Thanks also to all the nurses in the acute-care unit.  God bless you. LaVerne E. More...

Regans To Appear At Knobsville Church

The Regans In The Race, a family singing group, will be hosted by Knobsville Church of the Brethren Sunday, January 28 during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. 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...