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Local & State

Topper Sets Outreach Hours In Fulton County

Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/ Franklin/Fulton) recently announced outreach hours will be held at his office in Fulton County, located at 314 Lincoln Way East, Suite A, in McConnellsburg. Appointments with Topper are available on Tuesday, April 7. More...

MMS Wins K’NEX STEM Challenge

A McConnellsburg Middle School team of 8th graders took a first-place medal at the K’NEX STEM Challenge held March 27 at Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 in McVeytown, Pa. More...

Multi-Service Center To Help Area Veterans

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Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthdays: Logan Connor, March 17; Peggy Bailey, March 11; Nancy Lynch, April 4; Goldie Mellott, 88 on April 4; Teresa Carter, April 2; Anita Bishop and Cheyenne Hege, April 6; Parker Knepper, March 28; Wanda Sowers, Guy Truax and Terri Blumenthal, A More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone is beginning to enjoy these little springlike days. Easter is fast approaching. Glad to report Sara Kay Helman is home and doing well after having surgery. Hope she still continues to a full recovery. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Track Musselman 110.2McConnellsburg 92.1Md. School for the Deaf 76.5Faith Christian 39 More...

Racing Roundup

Mother Nature still just won’t go away, but that hasn’t completely stopped all local race tracks from trying to tell her that she needs an attitude adjustment and needs to go away! More...

Family

Card Of Thanks

MELLOTT Dear friends and family, Just a note to say thanks for all the cards, phone calls, visits and encourangement that came my way during my illness. I am humbled and blessed to think that you would take a minute or two to remember me. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week: Timothy Marlin McFadden Jr., 39, Needmore, and Ruth Gabrielle Nicole Strait, 20, Needmore. Elliott Joseph Love, 22, Waterfall, and Joy Louise Ford, 20, Waterfall. More...

In Memory

FLETCHERIn memory of Mom, Margaret Fletcher:The Special TimesWe SharedWe shared so much happiness In times of yesterday,And to say how much Imiss youI could never find a wayI wish with all my heart More...

Primary Ballots Take Shape In Commissioners Race May 19

Drawing of lots performed to determine candidates placement on ballot

Nine candidates have successfully entered the race for Fulton County commissioner and will have their names placed on either the Republican or Democratic ballots for the consideration of registered voters during the May 19 election. More...

Ayr Approves Land Plans

Sets bulky item, tire recycling days

Ayr Township supervisors approved a land development and a subdivision plan and set bulky waste and tire recycling days and times at their regular meeting held on Monday evening. More...

Obituaries

Anna L. Creager

McConnellsburg, 87

Anna Louise Creager, 87, McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center. She was born June 13, 1927, in Shippensburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth Faust Gayman. More...

Clair W. Goshorn

Mifflin, Pa., 87

Clair W. Goshorn, 87, Mifflin, died at 7:36 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at his residence. Born on September 14, 1927, in Tell Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Raymond and Lena (Pyles) Goshorn. More...

Shirley A. Truax

McConnellsburg, 70

Shirley A. Truax, 70, a resident of Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term-Care Unit, McConnellsburg, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 30, 1995 ’95 More...

Entertainment

Gardening In Fulton County

Believe it or not, the growing season is just around the corner and the Penn State Master Gardeners of Fulton County are geared up to start many new projects and continue ongoing projects here in the county. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Egg Hunt McConnellsburg Lions Club community Easter egg hunt will be held Saturday, April 4, at 10 a.m. at Lions Club Park for children up to and including 12 years of age. More...

Features

Call For Improvements At FBI To Combat Terror

WASHINGTON (AP) – The FBI must work speed up its efforts to confront increasingly sophisticated terrorists and improve its ability to gather intelligence on global threats to the nation’s security, according to an outside review released More...

How To Plant Your Garden From Scratch

(StatePoint) – Planting a garden from scratch can sound like a daunting task, especially for those who are new to the hobby. But with the right knowledge, you can plan a successful, fruitful green space and expect to have a great harvest. More...

What To Know About Replacing Your Mower

(StatePoint) – Now is a great time to take stock of your lawn equipment, and assess whether your gear can withstand another season of wear and tear. More...

Church News

Area Easter Services

The United Churches of the Chambersburg Area will present special services for the Chambersburg and the Franklin County community on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, April 3 and 5, 2015. More...