January 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Active Shooter Training Held

Pennsylvania State Police, Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Fulton County Probation, and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel from Needmore, McConnellsburg and Hustontown Area volunteer fire comp More...

Local & State

Local Woman Dies In Franklin Co. Collision

A McConnellsburg motorist was killed Monday when her car crossed into the oncoming traffic lane and struck a tractor-trailer in Peters Township, Franklin County.  Pennsylvania State Police have identified the deceased as Joyce Souders, 78. More...

January Is School Board Appreciation Month

Every January, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) takes time to celebrate and recognize the challenging and vital work they do on behalf of our students, families and community. More...

Joyce Votes Against Reviving Obamacare

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) last week opposed a portion of the House rules package, which allows Democrats to sue to keep the Affordable Care Act in place. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 14, 1999 ’99 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer Meetings in the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome Center United Methodist Church will hold a food pantry disbursement January 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. More...

Cards Of Thanks

GARLAND  We would like to take this opportunity to thank our family and friends for their love and support, as well as church congregations that offered prayers, sent cards, called and visited us during Harry Lee’s stay in the hospital and More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball Tussey Mountain 46McConnellsburg 26 More...

Watkins Wins At PA Farm Show

Payton Watkins, a senior at Forbes Road, showed her Maine-Anjou heifer Clarabelle at the junior breeding beef show Jan. 6 at the Farm Show. More...

NFL Crops Appeal Over Dementia Claims In Concussion Case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The NFL abruptly dropped its plan Wednesday to challenge approved dementia diagnoses in a landmark concussion case as players’ lawyers accuse it of trying to delay payments and rewrite the $1 billion settlement. More...

Family

Marriage License

Isaiah James Barnes, 21, Big Cove Tannery, and Lacey Korleen Bonebrake, 18, Harrisonville, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Dialysis To Be Offered Soon At Medical Center

Service expected by mid-year

Shirley Elbin awakes at 3 a.m. three days a week to prepare for her 6 a.m. dialysis treatment in a neighboring county. She returns to her southern Fulton County home mid-afternoon. More...

County Committees, Boards To Remain The Same As 2018

A motion by Commissioner Stuart Ulsh to appoint the same individuals to county positions and county-related committees and boards for 2019 as 2018 was approved at the commissioners’ weekly meeting on Jan. 8. More...

Obituaries

Barbara A. Roberts

Needmore, 81

Barbara Ann (Allen) Roberts, 81, Needmore, died Sunday, January 6, 2019, at her home.  Born September 13, 1937, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Robert A. and Ellen F. (Orndorff) Allen, and the wife of Patrick E. More...

Vaughn J. Ritchey

Camp Hill, 86

Vaughn J. More...

Judy K. Slates

Three Springs, 63

Judy K. Slates, 63, Three Springs, died Monday, January 7, 2019, at UPMC Pinnacle, Harrisburg, after an extended illness.  Born August 10, 1955, at McConnellsburg, she was a daughter of the late David Sr. and Phyllis (Hamman) Slates.  More...

Police Reports

Court Session Held

The following cases were heard in the Fulton County Court of Common Please on Tuesday, Jan. 8, with Judge Shawn D. Meyers Presiding.  Jay B. Thundarr was granted extradition to Virginia for previous felonies committed there.  Eric D. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Ice Causes I-70 Pileup STAFF REPORT A crash on Interstate 70 between Exit 126 at Amaranth and Exit 151 late the evening of Jan. 7 resulted in a 37-vehicle pileup and eight injuries. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FOOD & DINING Free Lunch Lunch will be served every first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at McConnellsburg United Methodist Faith and Life Center, across from the courthouse. Parking available behind the church. More...

Features

Centre County Man Defends His Gob Title

Harrisburg, PA – Jim Harper, Pennsylvania Furnace, Centre Co. earned a blue ribbon last week for the second year in a row, beating out 26 entries in the fourth annual Whoopie Pie Competition at the PA Farm Show.  More...

Today In History

Eisenhower Delivers Farewell Address In 1961

Today is Thursday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2019. There are 348 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: More...

What To Know About Applying For College Financial Aid

(StatePoint) – Heading to college or grad school next school year for the first time or as a returning student? Don’t forget to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2019- 20.  More...