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Local & State

Altoona Native’s Murder Conviction, Appeal Featured Television Series

ALTOONA, Pa. More...

Wolf Heads Into June With Big Cash Advantage Over Wagner

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Democratic Gov. More...

Remembering Artist Josephine Brown

To be featured artist at FCIB Art Show

Born on June 10, 1929, Josephine “Jo” Brown was known as a regal, kind mother and wife to her family, and diligent library technician for the Army War College in Carlisle. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 18, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ivan Truax, 94 on June 8; Ruth Bain, 98 on June 1; Gene Headley, June 18; Gene Headley June 18; Jason Henry, 32 on June 20; Scott Deshong, June 29; Ryan Chamberlain, June 30; Sarah Keaton, June 30; Junior Hann, June 30; Caleb Strai More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Three drivers repeated with wins over the weekend in Central PA 410 Sprint car racing and for the first time in eight weeks, rain was not an issue anywhere on the local racing scene.  Lucas Wolfe got win number two Friday at Williams Grove Speed More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

THIS & THAT  Meals Available Once a month volunteers pack up boxes of food to be given to anyone in need in the Waterfall area. Pickup is at Center United Methodist Church community building on Doran Road, Waterfall. More...

Features

Looking For Signs Of Global Warming? It’s All Around You

GOTHIC, Colo. (AP) David Inouye is an accidental climate scientist. More than 40 years ago, the University of Maryland biologist started studying when wildflowers, birds, bees and butterflies first appeared each spring on this mountain. More...

Republicans Move To Remake Court After Gerrymandering Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

How To Prepare For An Active Shooter Incident In Your Community

(StatePoint) – Active shooter incidents are rare. You are 700 times more likely to die in a car crash, for example, than from an active shooter event, according to the National Safety Council. However, these terrifying events are on the rise. More...

Dairy Farm Tour Features New Farming Techniques

A look inside Pigeon Cove Farms

Last Wednesday Fulton County Farm Bureau (FCFB) President Marlin Lynch and the Palmer family welcomed legislators, agriculture and conservation enthusiasts, and members from Fulton, Franklin, and Bedford farm bureaus to a tour of Pigeon Cove Farms ne More...

Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories At Relay For Life

Last Friday at McConnellsburg High School

Only a handful of survivors attended the annual Relay For Life survivor dinner last Friday at the Central Fulton School District. More...

Obituaries

Earl J. Hendershot

Warfordsburg, 73

Earl James Hendershot, 73, Warfordsburg, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his home.  Born November 22, 1944, at home in Warfordsburg, he was the son of the late Kenneth Ellsworth and Stella Virginia Barnhart Hendershot.  He was a member of th More...

Claude R. Mellott

McConnellsburg, 83

Claude Roger “ Crow” Mellott, 83, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  He was born in Harrisonville, March 24, 1935, the son of the late Elena V. (Mellott) and Claude L. More...

Anna J. Peck

Warfordsburg, 73

Anna Jean (Bishop) Peck, 73, Warfordsburg, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at her home.  Born October 9, 1944, in Allentown, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John Russell Bishop and Jessie Leona (Divelbliss) Bishop Gallion.  She was a memb More...

Letters

Americans Are Great ... Politicians, Corporations Not So Much

To The Editor:  A popular political slogan is “Make America Great Again.” This slogan implies that “America” once was “great” but no longer is. More...

Sports

Lady Spartans Runner-Up In District 5 Class A Playoffs

McConnellsburg Lady Spartans were named silver medal runner-up in District 5 softball playoff action. More...

Legion Baseball

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Villanova Championship Team Visits Governor, With Souvenir

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has gotten a souvenir from Villanova University’s championship-winning men’s basketball team.  More...

Family

Marriage License

Timothy Desmond Bowser Jr., 38, McConnellsburg, and Amee Jo Miller, 37, Mc- Connellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Church News

Worship Services

St. Paul’s Luthern Church, Big Cove Tannery and St. Paul Church in McConnellsburg, June calendar: June 21 and 22 – Willing Workers food/yard sale; June 24 – fifth Sunday after Pentecost regular worship.   More...

Bible School

New Grenada Church of God will hold Bible School Sunday, June 24, to Thursday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the evening. For questions or to let us know you’re coming call 818-685-3399. All are welcome.   More...

Bible School

Cito United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School July 9-13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will be fun activities for ages 5-12 years with singing, a Bible lesson, games, crafts and snacks. More...