May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Warfordsburg Woman Dies In Car Crash

Sarah McCarty lost control of vehicle on Old 126

Tragedy continued to grip Fulton County over the weekend when another local resident suffered fatal injuries in a single-vehicle accident in Brush Creek Township. More...

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day programs Monday in McConnellsburg and surrounding area

Local residents and veterans will be paying homage and remembering our fallen heroes Monday during special tribute services held in McConnellsburg and the surrounding area. More...

Local & State

FCMC Foundation Celebrates Ribbon- Cutting Of New Therapy Playground

Donors and guests participated in the ribbon-cutting of the therapy playground at Fulton County Medical Center Saturday morning. More...

PA Officials Report More Than $160,000 In Gifts, Travel In 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Commissioners Review County Agreements

The Fulton County commissioners met briefly Monday morning to address some repair issues and reviewed several agreements as part of their weekly meeting. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 18, 1995 ’95 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Driver Falls Asleep A Saint Thomas, Pa., man escaped harm last Wednesday when he fell asleep at the wheel of his eastbound 2012 Kenworth W900, Pennsylvania State Police said. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Open Stage Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will sponsor an open stage Saturday, May 23, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Free admission. More...

Features

Officers Rescue Owl That Got Injured On California Highway

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) – An injured owl that couldn’t fly or hop its way out of traffic has been rescued by two California Highway Patrol officers and is recovering. More...

Pen Pals Meet After Almost 40 Years Of Correspondence

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Two pen pals that started corresponding in 1977 with a seventh grade project met for the first time after almost 40 years of communication. More...

Man Rescued After Getting Trapped Under 3,000-pound Tractor

MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) – A man is recovering after being trapped under a 3,000- pound lawn tractor in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Police said a homeowner was driving the tractor on too steep of a slope when it rolled Sunday afternoon. More...

Church News

Community Picnic Planned

The free community picnic, sponsored by McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church, will once again be held Saturday, May 30, from noon until 3 p.m. at Lions Community Park in McConnellsburg. More...

McCray, Ulsh Dasher Secure Nominations For General Election

Fulton County Board of Elections set to canvass votes this Friday, May 22

Even with a plethora of candidates to choose from, voter turnout was dismal Tuesday for the municipal primary election. More...

Quilt Trail Announces Contest

The Frontier Barn Quilt Trail (FBQT) of Fulton County is excited to announce it has been selected as a Barn Quilt Trail from which a local barn quilt block will be featured in the 2017 calendar produced by Suzi Parron, nationally renowned barn quilt More...

Obituaries

William R. Anderson Sr.

Greencastle, 81

William R. Anderson Sr., 81, Greencastle, and formerly of New Grenada, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born in Laidig, Pa., August 19, 1933, a son of the late Mabel R. (Laidig) and William P. Anderson. More...

Ezaura E. Hickok

Waynesboro, 81

Mrs. Ezaura E. (Manaia) Hickok, 81, Waynesboro, died Friday, May 15, 2015, in her home. Born March 26, 1934, she was the daughter of Louis Rodriguez Manaia and Grace E. Shippee. More...

Carl W. Mellott

Baltimore, 88

Carl W. Mellott, 88, Baltimore, Md., died Thursday, May 14, 2015 He was the beloved fiancée of Mardella H. Bourke. He was the devoted father of Caryn L. Mellott, Caryl A. Mellott, Carl W. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Sympathy goes out to the family of Joe Smith who passed away last week. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone got out and enjoyed the beautiful weekend. The trees are coming out in full bloom. More...

Sports

Athletes Compete At District 5 Track Championships At NBC

Bedford 120Chestnut Ridge 83McConnellsburg 57Everett 47Berlin 44Southern Fulton 37 More...

High School Sports

Softball Chestnut Ridge 12 McConnellsburg 3 More...

Baseball Playoffs

District 5A baseball first round playoffs begin Wednesday, May 20, with Southern Fulton and Tussey Mountain playing at 4:30 p.m. at Southern Fulton; Shanksville and Berlin at 4:30 p.m. at Shanksville; Mc- Connellsburg and North Star at 4:30 p.m. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week at the local courthouse: Brandon Scott Buterbaugh, 23, Mercersburg, and Shelby Nicole Smith, 23, Mercersburg. More...

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG I want to thank everyone for all their thoughtfulness during my surgery and recovery. All the food, phone calls and prayers were greatly appreciated. I feel fortunate to have such kind people in my life. More...

Four Generations

Pictured are four generations of the Gantt family. Left: Mike Gantt, Samantha Gantt holding Dan Singer, all of St. Thomas, and Larry Gantt of Hustontown. More...