August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

55th Annual 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale Held

Levi Truax’s 1,344-pound heavyweight crossbreed steer brought a respectable $3.30 per pound at Saturday night’s Fulton County Fair 4-H/FFA Market Steer Show. More...

Local & State

Construction To Begin On Pleasant Ridge Road Bridge

In Licking Creek Township

Hollidaysburg, PA – Construction for the Route 655 (Pleasant Ridge Road) bridge, spanning Sindeldecker Branch in Licking Creek Township, Fulton County, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (Penn More...

Makes Two Gifts To FCMC Foundation

Dorothy (Stahl) Sites, who grew up in Fulton County and now lives in Berkeley Springs, recently gave two gifts to the FCMC Foundation – one for the CAM Project and the other for the scholarship More...

Young Flock To Prepare For Medical Marijuana Industry

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 21, 1997 ’97 More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The All-Star Circuit of Champions invaded Central PA for a four race weekend and it was domination by the Pennsylvania Posse who scored wins all four nights.  Action started Thursday at Grandview Speedway where it was Freddie Rahmer getting the More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Dillan Gene Hampton, 25, Waterfall, and Lauren Ashley Deshong, 27, Waterfall.  Joseph Allen Hendrickson, 40, Warfordsburg, and Erica Lynn Ca More...

Cards Of Thanks

PAS  I had a taste of heaven last Saturday, August 12, when my family hosted the nicest celebration in honor of my 90th birthday. Wow! More...

Commissioners Deal With Light Agenda

Commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Pete Lynch addressed a light agenda of routine county business at their weekly meeting held last Tuesday. More...

Ella Weigle Crowned Little Miss Fair Queen

Six-year-old Ella Weigle was crowned Little Miss Fair Queen Tuesday night at the Fulton County Fair. More...

Obituaries

Theresa J. Guyer

Harrisonville, 69

Theresa J. Guyer, 69, Harrisonville, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Chambersburg Hospital.  She was born in Boston, Mass., May 4, 1948, the daughter of the late Eileen (MacDonald) and Albert Chappell. More...

Quay H. Hartman

Needmore, 75

Quay H. Hartman, 75, Needmore, died Thursday, August 17, 2017.  He was born Wednesday, July 8, 1942, in Gettysburg, a son of the late Clayton Stanley Hartman and Letha Jane (Harbaugh) Hartman.  More...

Joyce Heckman

Fayetteville, 73

Joyce Heckman, 73, formerly of Fayetteville, and recently a resident of the Village of Laurel Run, died peacefully at Chambersburg Hospital Sunday, August 13, 2017.  She was born February 16, 1944, and was preceded in death by her mother, Elea-n More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Candy Diffenderfer, August 31; Lee Vicroy, August 21; Marlene Savant, August 14; Naomi Waite, Sheila Eader, Greg Gordon and Peggy Wagner, September 2; Jill Plessinger, August 31; Deb Hall, August 23; Emily Karczewski Gearhart, Augu More...

Hustontown

There will be a PPRC meeting at Knobsville United Methodist Church August 23 at 7 p.m. Center United Methodist Church will hold a festival August 26 at 4 p.m. Clear Ridge United Methodist Church’s Ad Council will meet August 27 at 11:15 a.m. 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...

Features

Program Offers Way For Ex-addicts To Help Others In Need

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) – Georgean Ware had no idea that the men and women who came to her New Kensington home more than a week ago to fix and paint some steps were in substance abuse recovery. More...

Chasing Eclipses Across The Globe Is A Way Of Life For Some

WASHINGTON (AP) – While Monday’s total solar eclipse in the U.S. was a once-in-a-lifetime sky show for millions, there’s a small group of people who have experienced it all before and they can’t get enough of it. More...

Science Says: Lightning Is Zapping Fewer Americans, Not More

WASHINGTON (AP) – Lightning – once one of nature’s biggest killers –is claiming far fewer lives in the United States, mostly because we've learned to get out of the way. More...