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Local & State

Rabbit Show Winners At Fair

Winners of the rabbit show held Monday at the 97th annual Fulton County Fair are: left, supreme doe – Shaylynn Holmes and right, supreme buck – Hailey Flowers. More...

Allowing Dogs In Courtrooms Brings Calm And Concerns

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) – After months of telling her story over and over to police officers and lawyers, it was finally time for the 12-year-old Bucks County girl to walk into the courtroom and testify against her rapist. She was petrified. More...

Commissioners Hold Short Weekly Meeting

A short weekly meeting that addressed routine business concerns and formally awarded the Needmore water system improvement project to CR Directional Boring LLC of Clearfield, Pa., was held last Tuesday by county commissioners Stuart Ulsh and Pete Lyn More...

Letters

Are You Willing, Are You Able?

To The Editor:  I am writing this to give everyone an update on what is happening in your neck of the woods in northern Fulton County and also to stress a few needs.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jamie Lowery, August 6; Judy Shafer, August 23; Kim Waters, August 9; Lynn Waite, August 8; Diane Crouse, August 21; Michele Frinafrock, August 29; Aaron Minnier, August 24; Alyssa McConahy, August 28; Holly Stumbaugh, August 29; W More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

McConnellsburg’s Marvin Winters led flag to flag to score his second Late Model win of the season Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway. Aboard Tex Shaffer’s No. More...

Features

2016 Weather Report: Extreme And Anything But Normal

WASHINGTON (AP) – Last year’s global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report. More...

Who Gets Hotter, Wetter With Climate Change

WASHINGTON (AP) – A draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the United States. It also projects expected changes by region. More...

Today In History

1807: Robert Fulton’s Steamboat Heads Up The Hudson

Today is Thursday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2017. There are 136 days left in the year. More...

Church News

Back- To- School Prayer Night

Please plan to attend the back- to- school prayer night Monday, August 21, at Forbes Road High School at 7 p. m., in the high school auditorium. More...

Macey Ward Crowned 2017 County Fair Queen

31st pageant sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi

Macey Ward, 17, a Southern Fulton High School senior, was crowned the 2017 Fulton County Fair Queen during the annual pageant held on Sunday evening. More...

Obituaries

Allen R. Brown

McConnellsburg, 79

Allen R. Brown, 79, Mc- Connellsburg, died Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  He was born in Fort Littleton, May 21, 1938, a son of the late Margaretta (Glunt) and Clarence R. More...

Shirley M. Mellott

Warfordsburg, 72

Shirley M. Mellott, 72, of Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at her residence.  She was born in Hagerstown, Md., January 22, 1945, a daughter of the late Helen (Seiders) Guessford and Lester Howard Guessford Sr. More...

Louise J. Sharpe

McConnellsburg, 82

Louise J. Sharpe, 82, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at Chambersburg Hospital.  She was born in Mc- Connellsburg, July 10, 1935, a daughter of the late Florence (Finniff) and Charles Reeder. She was the widower of Jack C. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 14, 1997 ’97 More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Senior Center Social Night Warfordsburg Senior Center will host a social night Saturday, August 26.Seniors 60 and older are welcome to enjoy an evening of DJ music. Bring a covered dish; meat is furnished by the club. Meal is at 5 p.m. More...

Family

Wagner Celebrates 93rd Birthday

On Thursday, August 3, I celebrated my 93rd birthday. I have received many cards, gifts, food and phone calls from my friends, family and neighbors and want to thank each and everyone. More...

Cards Of Thanks

CARBAUGH  The family of Rosaline Carbaugh would like to thank everyone for their prayers, sympathy, food, cards and flowers during the passing of our dear Rose.  A special thank-you to Pastor Keith Clugston and his wife Delores and the Moun More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Chase Andrew Shaw, 20, Hustontown, and Chelsey Nichole Souders, 25, Hustontown.  Johnthan Wayne Middaugh  III, 32, Needmore, and She More...