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Local & State

Democrats Gather Ahead Of November 7 Election

Hold annual fall banquet Saturday

Fulton County Democrats gathered at McConnellsburg Firehall for their fall banquet Saturday evening, just less than a month before the Nov. 7 election, to discuss new and incumbent Democatric candidates running for office.  More...

Pennsylvania Explores New Territory In Budget Fight

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s deficit-riddled finances are in new territory, as Democratic Gov. More...

Fulton County Historical Society Opens Museum Annex For Festival

Fulton County Historical Society will open its new museum annex, the former G.C. Murphy store building, at 211 Lincoln Way East, Mc- Connellsburg, Friday, October 20, 2017, during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 16, 1997 ’97 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Everett 1 McConnellsburg 0 MHS boys lost to Everett 1-0 last Wednesday in Sideling Hill League competition. Caleb Strait had nine saves for the Spartans in goal. Shots MHS 9 EHS 10, corners MHS 8 EHS 2. McConnellsburg 2Windber 1 More...

Girls Soccer Standings

Windber 15 1 McConnellsburg 11 2 Conemaugh 10 3 Northern Bedford 10 4 Berlin 8 6 Fannett-Metal 5 5 North Star More...

Volleyball Ratings

Berlin 14 1 McConnellsburg 12 2 Meyersdale 13 2 Hyndman 10 3 Shade 12 5 Windber 9 5 Conemaugh 8 5 Southern Fulton 7 More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

Caleb Jeremiah Guyer, 22, Needmore, and Katlyan Michelle Shingler, 22, Syracuse, N.Y., applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Russo – Truax United

Dr. Elaina Truax and Dr. Daniel Russo were joyfully united in marriage at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 17, at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren in Needmore. Pastor Mac Miller and Pastor Roger Truax officiated. More...

Church News

Revival Services

Revival services will be held October 27, 28 and 29. Services will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Guest minister will be Jeff Cambre of Walker, La. The church is located at 8264 Great Cove Road in Needmore. More...

Women’s Conference

Rehoboth New Life will hold its annual women’s conference November 3 and 4. More...

Mission Speakers

Alleene and Charles Dean who returned this summer after serving a year with Mission Aviation Fellowship in Indonesia will share their experiences on October 22, at the 10:30 a.m. service at Rock Hill Church.  All are invited. More...

Fulton County Welcomes Fall Festival Folks

Chamber’s signature event begins Friday

The month of October brings many things to Fulton County. It’s that time of year when the scent of wet earth, wood smoke, and apple butter fills the air and gives the warm feeling of nostalgia. More...

New State Forestry Building Officialy Opens

Last Wednesday morning the new eco-friendly James Buchanan State Forest headquarters along Great Cove Road near Knobsville was officially opened. District forester of Buchanan State Forest Jim Smith began the 11 a.m. More...

Obituaries

Raymond H. Coakley Jr.

Breezewood, 76

Raymond H. Coakley Jr., 76, Breezewood, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at James E. Van Zandt Medical Center, Altoona, Pa.  He was born March 14, 1941, in Norristown, Pa., a son of the late Raymond H. Coakley Sr. More...

Gerald L. Souders

Big Cove Tannery, 86

Gerald LeRoy Souders, 86, Big Cove Tannery, Pa., died Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born Thursday, May 14, 1931, in Big Cove Tannery, he was the son of the late Donald G. and Aura L. More...

Kenneth C. Smith

Waynesboro, 97

Kenneth Clyde Smith, 97, Waynesboro, died peacefully at The Leland of Laurel Run in Waynesboro, Thursday, October 12, 2017.  He is survived by his daughter, Kennette C. More...

Letters

Who Were The Fair’s Livestock Buyers?

To The Editor:  In past years the Fulton County News has published the list of buyers from the Fulton County Fair livestock sale. This is something that I have always liked seeing in the local paper.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Sherry Harr, October 11; Doris Pittman, October 29; Gage Henry, 17 on October 29; Michelle Sowers, October 30; Alex Mc- Clain and Greg Gress, October 31; Joyce Cover, October 26; Cheryl Mellott, October 29; Frank Shehan Jr., Octobe More...

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings at the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome! Evening services will be held at Clear Ridge United Methodist Church October 18 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Donny Schatz came away with the win in Saturday night’s World of Outlaws 410 Sprint car event at Port Royal Speedway.  The eight-time and current WoO point leader got around Port track champion Brock Zearfoss with about 10 laps to go, and More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FULTON FALL FOLK FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES HAFCO FFFF Activities Fulton Fall Folk Festival activities at Hustontown Fire Co. More...

Features

Burger King Tries To Burn Wendy’s With Its Own Spicy Nuggets

NEW YORK (AP) – Burger King is adding spicy nuggets to its menu and firing up a rivalry with burger chain Wendy’s, which pulled the peppery snack from most of its restaurants earlier this year.  More...

Cheese Stars In This Meatless Burger That Has A Yum Factor

As much as I love a juicy beef burger, I’ve become a little obsessed with creating veggie burgers that step in and satisfy without any meat.  More...

Fall’s A Great Season To Create A “Cabinet Of Curiosities”

Digging around in a favorite flea market a couple of years ago, I found a handmade, compartmentalized box that someone had lovingly crafted from wood, probably 100 years ago. More...