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Screen On The Green Returns

Summer movie series coming back to fairgrounds

Having seen much success last year, organizers of Fulton County Screen on the Green are hopeful this summer’s series of kidsthemed movies will continue to draw a crowd. More...

New Museum In John Wayne’s Iowa Hometown Celebrates His Life

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) – Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. More...

County School Graduations Set For Wed., June 3

Forbes Road Forbes Road High School will hold commencement exercises in the high school auditorium Wednesday, June 3, at 7 p.m. Daniel Fox will be the speaker for the services. Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday, May 31, at 7 p.m. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lisa Pittman, 51 on June 1; Sarah Lynch, 52 on June 2; Bill Cunningham, June 5; Dorothy Potter, June 4; Lynn Miller, June 3; Phyllis and Phil Harris, June 5; Lois Klock, 85 on June 3; Alma McKinzie, June 3; Mike Glessner Sr., Ju More...

Hustontown

Sorry the names of Heidi Peck and children Haley, Jacob, John and Jona were missed in the paper last week for visiting Kate Berkstresser on her birthday get-together May 15. Hope everyone had a safe, happy and memorable Memorial Day weekend. More...

Features

How To Best Protect Your Skin This Summer

(StatePoint) – Despite the warnings about the aging effects the sun can have on your skin, only five percent of Americans apply sunscreen to their body daily, according to a recent survey conducted using GfK’s Knowledge Panel. More...

Tips To Avoid A “Break The Bank” Summer Vacation

(StatePoint) – Vacations are good for you. But they can also be tough on the wallet. More...

Three Steps To Get Outdoor Spaces Summer-Ready

(StatePoint) – You may not think a lot about your home’s outdoor spaces during the off-season, but in warm weather, your porch, deck, yard and patio are extensions of your living space -- and it’s important to maintain these areas t More...

Write-ins Secure Dem Nomination For Larry Lynch

County election board canvassed votes Friday

McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. Chief and county native Larry “Pete” R. More...

Ruling Made In Fatal House Fire

Fire originated in basement

A ruling has been made in the early morning, Mother’s Day fire that resulted in the death of a Mc- Connellsburg Borough woman. More...

No Official Word Yet On Tractor Supply

Paving bid awarded to New Enterprise

Although it appears that plans are moving ahead to build a new Tractor Supply store in Ayr Township, so far the company will not confirm the plans to build at the corner of Ayr Town Center and Fulton Drive just south of the current shopping center. More...

Obituaries

June J. Clapsaddle

Carlisle, 100

June J. Clapsaddle, 100, a resident of the Church of God Home in Carlisle, died Monday, May 18, 2015, in the home. She was born June 23, 1914, in McConnellsburg, Fulton County, a daughter of the late Grant and Florence Oakman Fix. More...

Stephanie D. Hann

McConnellsburg, 41

Stephanie D. Hann, 41, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, May 23, 2015, at her residence. She was born in Baltimore City, Md., on September 27, 1973, the daughter of Regina M. (Daniels) and Ernest C. Haller of Baltimore City, Md. More...

Chamberlain Memorial Service

A memorial service will be held for Dennis Chamberlain Saturday, June 6, 2015, at King Street United Brethren Church in Chambersburg at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Don Baker will officiate. Please bring memories of Dennis to share with family and friends. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From the Files Of May 25, 1995 ’95 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

School Officials Report Mischief Officials at the Forbes Road School District reported to state police someone broke a window in a door at the old high school between 7 a.m. on May 15 and 2:50 p.m. on May 22. More...

Sports

Youth Shoot Winners

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High School Sports

District 5 Playoffs Set The final round of District 5 baseball will be played Thursday, May 28, with Southern Fulton and Meyersdale at 4:30 p.m., at Everett. More...

Racing Roundup

Kyle Hardy tuned up for this weekend’s Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek with his third Late Model win of the season Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Michael Dale Richards, 37, McConnellsburg, and Cayla Deanne Rotz, 27, Fort Loudon. More...

Cards Of Thanks

FETTERS Thank you to all the residents in Fulton County and surrounding areas who donated to the Rayana Fetters family during their recent hardship. May God bless you all. More...

In Memory

BLACK In loving memory of Vernon Black on his 81st birthday May 29, 1934 – October 21, 2013: We Do Not Need A Special Day We do not need a special day To bring you to our minds. More...