December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

First JLG 1850 Arrives In China

Shanghai Horizon Equipment & Engineering Co. has taken delivery of the first 1850SJ Ultra Boom® lift in China. More...

McNear Sentenced In Drug Delivery Cases

Ordered to jail time

A McConnellsburg man has been sentenced to time in the Franklin County Jail for his part in two drug delivery cases dating back to the summer of 2013. More...

Local & State

Running For Local Office Workshop To Be Offered In Fulton County

For all those people who have ever thought about serving on their school board, borough council or township board – here’s your chance to learn how to do it. More...

Pension Seizure Law Affected Nearly 200

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Marchers In PA Join In National Protest

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Marchers in Pennsylvania joined protests across the nation aimed at calling attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 15, 1994 ’94 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball McConnellsburg 71Everett 64 More...

Takes Six-Point

Quinn D. Mosebey killed this six-point buck on the opening day of deer season near Enid, Pa. He is pictured with his dad, Geoffrey L. Mosebey. More...

Bags Six-Point

Connor L. Mosebey is pictured above with his sixpoint buck harvested near Enid, Pa., on the opening day of deer season. Connor is wearing greatgrandfather W. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

PTSO Central Fulton PTSO would like to say a sincere thank-you to all the volunteers who gave of their time to help make Santa’s workshop such a success. More...

In Memory

GOLDEN In loving memory of Bella Rae Golden, December 19, 2011 – May 14, 2013: For a brief and fleeting moment, An angel touched the ground; With tiny wings and halo and sweet, soft angel sounds Blessing the lives of others, In beauty and in More...

Info Sought In State Forest Mischief

Rebar spikes, locks used to deter hunter access

Buchanan State Forest rangers are investigating a series of unfortunate incidents that may have left hunters without motorized access to forestland in northern Fulton County or with damaged vehicle tires over the course of the last several weeks. More...

Union Twp. Man Arrested After Three-State Chase

Submerges truck in creek, flees on foot

A Union Township man has been arrested for allegedly leading law enforcement officers from Morgan County, W.Va., on a recent three-state vehicle chase because he thought the approaching red and blue emergency lights meant he was to race. More...

Forbes Road Reorganizes

Bard, Arnold elected as president, vice president

The Forbes Road School Board reorganized last Monday evening and elected Teressa Bard as president and Merrill Arnold as vice president. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn R. Garland

Newburg, 87

Evelyn R. Garland, 87, Newburg, Pa., died Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at Chapel Pointe at Carlisle. She was born April 18, 1927, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Stephen C. Huber and Helen R. (Crider) Huber- Mann. More...

Tillie B. Drake

Orbiosnia, 84

Tillie B. Drake, 84, formerly of Maddensville Pike, Orbisonia, died at 12:15 a.m., Monday, December 15, 2014, at Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia. More...

Oscar W. Long

Orbisonia, 90

Oscar W. Long, 90, Orbisonia, and formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, died at 4:15 a.m., Friday December 12, 2014, at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon, Pa. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Dena McGarvey and Erin Shafer, December 20; Trinity Hege, December 23; Trudy Wible, December 25; Kara Shives, December 16; Amber Skiles, December 26; Reuben Knepper, 8 on December 20; Peggy Headley, December 23; Betty Bivens, Decem More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Trespassing While Hunting Three individuals were charged for criminal trespassing after they were allegedly caught hunting at 488 Gregory Road in Thompson Township. Charged with trespassing for the incident on November 26 at 11:33 a.m. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Santa At Legion Santa Claus will be at the American Legion Thursday evening, December 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free Movie Free movie at Fulton County Library’s community room, Friday December 19, at 6 p.m. Rated PG. More...

Features

Winter Heating Tips

Winter increases the potential for fires in our homes. Furnaces, woodstoves, fireplaces and other heating devices are operating to provide heat. More...

Time And Money Saving Holiday Gift Ideas

(StatePoint) – The holiday season is here. Amid decorating your home, planning holiday parties and baking cookies for Santa, you might find yourself with very little time (and cash) for holiday shopping. More...

Spread Holiday Cheer With The Gift Of Family History

(StatePoint) – Amidst the gifts, meals and parties of the holiday season, one word takes precedence – family. There's no better time to begin learning about family roots, especially as you’re gathered together in celebration. More...

Church News

Area Christmas Services

Christmas Musical Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church children will present the praise and worship musical “An Unplugged Christmas” December 21 at 7 p.m. in the Faith Center. All are welcome. More...