May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County Honors Fallen Monday

Memorial Day services at Union Cemetery, courthouse, elsewhere

A lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army will give this year’s Memorial Day address at a 10 a.m. observance Monday at Union Cemetery in Ayr Township.  More...

Local & State

PA Governor Gets To Know Imposing New Ticket Mate

MANCHESTER, Pa. More...

Library Holds Book And Plant Sale

Locals from all over the county showed up to the annual Fulton County Library book and plant sale last week. More...

House GOP Moves To Strip Accused Lawmaker Of Committee Seats

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 21, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Simple Assault  A simple assault occurred at 8940 Thompson Rd. on May 10 at 7:30 a.m. According to state police, a 57-yearold female and 17-year-old female, both of Needmore, were involved in an argument. More...

Sports

MHS Defeats Forbes In Softball Doubleheader

McConnellsburg 22 Forbes Road 15 McConnellsburg 10 Forbes Road 4   More...

American Legion Baseball Schedule

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High School Sports

District 5 Track 7 Field Championship  Boys – 8th McConnellsburg 25 points – 10th Southern Fulton 21 points   More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Anthony Tyler Roussey, 21, Needmore, and Billie Jean Sipes, 25, Needmore.  Jeremy Lee Oakman, 40, McConnellsburg, and Desiray Dawn Borror, 3 More...

Church News

Special Services

Come out for an evening of worship Saturday, June 16, at 6 p.m., at Pleasant Ridge Campground, 5807 Pleasant Ridge Road, Harrisonville. Be a part of what the Lord is doing in the local community and among the community of His body. More...

Bible School

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will hold Vacation Bible School June 11-15, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The church is at 221 Knobsville Road, McConnellsburg, just off U.S. Rte. 522. For information call 717-987-3935.   More...

Bible School

Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg, will hold Vacation Bible School the week of June 11- 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Southern Fulton OKs Tentative 2018-19 Budget

Tentative 2018-19 budget raises taxes by less than one mill

At their monthly meeting in May last Tuesday, Southern Fulton School board members approved the tentative 2018-19 budget at a total of $12,525,021 and to set taxes as follows: real estate taxes – 26.30133760 mills; Section 679 per capita taxes More...

County Primary Election Results

Last Tuesday Fulton County had 2,042 voters who made their way to the polling places to cast their votes for the 2018 Primary Election. Their votes have now determined who has made it to the November election for U.S. More...

Obituaries

Helen L. Keefer

Mercersburg, 87

Helen L. Keefer, 87, Mercersburg, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Woodland Retirement Home, Orbisonia, Pa. She was born in Emmaville, Pa., on October 26, 1930, the daughter of the late Dessie (DeShong) and William C. Welsh. More...

Edgar J. Lake

Harrisonville, 86

Edgar J. Lake, 86, Harrisonville, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  He was born in Saluvia, Pa., January 11, 1932, the son of the late Violet ( Hann) and George L. Lake. More...

Carlton C. Sanders III

Hedgesville, W. Va., 46

Carlton Carroll “Kip” Sanders III, 46, Hedgesville, W.Va., died Friday, May 11, 2018, at his home.  Born July 15, 1971, in Mc- Connellsburg, he was the son of the late Carlton C. Sanders Sr. More...

Correspondents' Notes

FR Students Of The Month

Pictured are Forbes Road Elementary Students of the Month for May. The character trait they were chosen for was citizenship. More...

Three Springs Fire Co. To Hold Annual Carnival

Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. and Three Springs Lions Club will be the host for the annual homecoming carnival which will begin Saturday, May 26 with the 26th annual car show at the swimming pool parking lot with registration from 9 a.m. More...

Library Corner

Thursday, May 24, at 1 p.m., the literacy council is meeting at the library. Anyone interested in learning more about the literacy council and the services it offers, please stop in at the library. More...

Racing Roundup

Walt Dyer To Be Honored At Williams Grove

Prolific long time 410 Sprint car owner Walt Dyer will be honored this Friday night, May 25 as part of the Walt Dyer Tribute Race at the speedway.  More...

Features

Supreme Court Greenlights Driver Rights In Rental Car Case

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally entitled to the same protections against police searches as the authorized driver.  More...

Lizards Pose Evolutionary Puzzle

WASHINGTON (AP) – For some lizards it’s easy being green. It’s in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird. More...

“Miles To Go Before I Sleep”: Robert Frost Museum Reopens

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) – On a warm June morning in 1922, Robert Frost sat down at his dining room table in southern Vermont and wrote “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” one of his most famous poems.  More...