July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Holds Special Meeting

Addresses personnel issues

STAFF WRITER The Forbes Road School Board met in special session last Thursday evening and dealt with an agenda that involved personnel actions and a few other miscellaneous items. More...

Local & State

Sons of the American Legion

Commander Monty Rasp, center left, presents a donation of $500 to Friends of the Meadow Grounds Lake President Anthony D’Anna together with Sons Adjutant Rodney Buterbaugh, left, and Friends Vi More...

PA Lawmakers Take More Free, Legal Trips

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. More...

Pa. Prof Studying Volunteer Firefighters’ Hearts

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Sometimes, the most deadly part of a fire isn’t the smoke or flames but the stress placed on a firefighter’s body as they move in, out, up and down a burning building. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Audrey Slates, July 23; Kellyn Perry and Allen Cover, July 29; Ben Chestnut and Kristen Souders, July 31; Stan Earley and Pam Seiders, More...

Hustontown

Everyone seems to be enjoying the beautiful summer days. There are lots of campers and boaters travelling, possibly to Raystown Lake. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

Andy Fries and Carmen Perigo have become the drivers to beat in the Late Model and Wingless Super Sportsman divisions at Path Valley Speedway in 2014. Friday night they both continued their winning ways. More...

Racing Roundup

It’s been a while since the Pennsylvania Posse swept the World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway. More...

All Stars Named Champions

Pictured above are the Fulton County 11- and 12-year-old All Stars who were named champions at the Everett tournament recently. More...

SFSB Selects New Deans Of Students

Meredith Hendershot to also be interim elementary principal

NEWS EDITOR Southern Fulton School Board made several important appointments last Tuesday due to the ongoing leave of absence of elementary Principal Theresa Corle. More...

County Hears Hog Farm Request

Commissioners meet with Marty Hann, Lorne Swope

A meeting, rescheduled from the prior week with two Mc- Connellsburg residents, got under way Tuesday morning with a request or suggestion that the Fulton County commissioners enact ordinances regarding concentrated animal feeding operations. More...

Fox Attacks Three Children

Wild animal not located; children undergoing rabies shots

NEWS EDITOR Three Harrisonville area children are currently undergoing a series of shots for possible rabies exposure after having been attacked by a fox Thursday afternoon More...

Obituaries

Mildred M. Dorty Mercersburg, 92

Mildred M. Dorty, 92, Mercersburg, died at 12:46 a.m., Friday July 18, 2014 at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. Born February 10, 1922 at Harrisonville, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Howard J. and Myrtle Sipes Mellott. More...

Roy E. Naugle Greencastle, 70

Roy Eugene Naugle, 70, Greencastle, Pa., died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home, after an extended illness. Born October 14, 1943, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of the late John Alvin and Alma Belle (Helfrick) Naugle. More...

Donald R. Horton Chambersburg, 76

Donald R. Horton, 76, Chambersburg, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home. Born April 8, 1938 in Fulton, County, Pa., he was a son of the late William and Goldie Chaney Horton. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 21, 1994 ’94 More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Community Yard Sale A community yard sale will be held in Needmore at Fulton County Community Christian School Saturday, July 26, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces are available for $10. Food will be available. More...

Family

MHS Class Of 1949 Holds Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1949 held their 65th reunion at the local American Legion June 20, 2014. More...

Celebrates Ninth

Ava Elizabeth Viener celebrated her ninth birthday Saturday, July 19, 2014. Her proud parents are Mark Viener and Camille Whitsel of Rockhill. More...