July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Jail Time Ordered In Statutory Sex Assault Case

A former Fulton County man has been sentenced to time in the Franklin County Jail for the statutory sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. More...

Local & State

Pop-Up Art Gallery To Open Downtown July 10

Gallery at Antietam Ironworks will feature local artists

Antietam Ironworks, located at 201 Lincoln Way West, Mc- Connellsburg, will host a pop-up art gallery during the month of July featuring the art of eight Fulton County residents as well as a sampling of the folk art being created for the Frontier Bar More...

Nearly 3 Million Expected On Pa. Turnpike Over July 4

Turnpike travelers are reminded to slow down and be alert

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) expects about 2.8 million vehicles to be traveling the Turnpike over the Independence Day holiday. That figure is up from the 2.7 vehicles anticipated last year. More...

JLG Launches New Web Site For Pre-owned Equipment

Features a wide variety of brands, machine types

JLG Industries announced Tuesday the introduction of www.JLGUsed.com, a Web site where users can find, inspect and buy quality pre-owned construction equipment from JLG. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 29, 1995 ’95 More...

Sports

Storylines Abound At 5K Strawberry Stampede

Mary Rotz competed for the first time in a competitive run Saturday, June 13. She finished the three-mile Strawberry Stampede with an impressive time of 32:48. You may ask what’s the big deal? Rotz is 6 years old. More...

Racing Roundup

Stevie Smith kicked off the 25th annual Jakes Wayback Burgers/Trone Outdoor Advertising Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek with a win in Friday night’s opener at Williams Grove Speedway. More...

Family

Marriage License

Eric Walter Baines, 23, McConnellsburg, and Kori Lee McGee, 22, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Cards Of Thanks

MELLOTT I would like to thank all those who were involved with the Freedom Race event at Cove View Speedway in Warfordsburg held May 23, 2015. More...

Double Homicide Headed To Court Of Common Pleas

Hollenshead formal arraignment July 7

Criminal charges against a Big Cove Tannery man accused of killing two family members have been bound over to the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Ayr Twp. Reviews Tractor Supply Company Plans

Country View submits land development update

The Ayr Township supervisors reviewed preliminary plans for a Tractor Supply Co. (TSC) store to be built in Ayr at the corner of Ayr Town Center and Fulton Drive. More...

SF Adopts 2015-16 General Budget

Admin, middle management receive raises

The Southern Fulton School Board took action last week to adopt its general operating budget for the 2015-16 school year and went on to approve contracts for their administrators and those in positions of middle management. More...

Maryland Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash

A Maryland man suffered fatal injuries during a motorcycle accident along the Lincoln Highway Friday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

Hilda F. Beidel

Chambersburg, 89

Hilda F. Miller Beidel, 89, Chambersburg, died Wed-nesday, June 24, 2015, at home with family by her side. She was born December 16, 1925, in Chambersburg, to Mayme (Mock) Miller. She was married to Merle G. More...

Doyle E. Rosenberry

Lakeland, Fla., 76

Doyle Rosenberry, 76, Lakeland, Fla., died Friday, June 19, 2015, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born April 11, 1939, in Fort Littleton, Pa. He was the son of the late John and Edith Rosenberry. More...

Ronald L. Landis

Mercersburg, 71

Ronald L. Landis, 71, of Mercersburg, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. He was born February 21, 1944, in Chambersburg, the son of the late Roy and Ruth (Metcalfe) Landis. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Chad and Brandi Mellott, Noah and Jayde, Toby, Dena, Hannah and Tobias McGarvey and Delanie Souders and Matt and Colleen Doherty and children Olivia and Parker of Mercersburg vacationed in Myrtle Beach, S.C., last week. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Four Arrested For Fake Prescriptions Four Philadelphia residents were arrested in Mc- Connellsburg last Thursday for attempting to pass fraudulent prescriptions at Mac- Donald’s and McLaughlin’s pharmacies More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Acoustic Open Mic Acoustic Open Mic night will be held at McConnellsburg Senior Center Monday, July 13, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. Hosted by Larry Cooper. More information at 485-5613. More...

Features

Massachusetts Officials Say Animal Cruelty A Major Problem

TELEGRAM & GAZETTE WORCESTER, Mass. More...

Deformed Mutt Is Crowned World’s Ugliest Dog

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) – A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog contest. More...

Expert Says More Sea Turtles Could Mean More, Larger Sharks

WILMINGTON, N. C. (AP) – A shark attack expert says bigger sharks could be patrolling closer to North Carolina shores because of the influx of sea turtles during the 2015 nesting season. More...