August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman Cited For Drug Delivery

Kelly Glass waives mandatory arraignment

A Franklin County woman has been charged in Fulton County for allegedly selling marijuana in Mc- Connellsburg Borough earlier this year . More...

Local & State

Braelyn Starliper Crowned Little Miss Fair Queen

Braelyn Starliper of Hustontown was crowned Little Miss Fair Queen 2015 last Tuesday at the Fulton County Fair. Braelyn is the 8-year-old daughter of Max and Ashley Heinbaugh and Christopher Fox. More...

New Date For MVFC Block Party

Block party, parade rescheduled for September 26

Plans are moving forward for a special celebration to commemorate 85 years of service provided to the community by the Mc- Connellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. with one slight change – the event date. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

On Saturday, September 26, the Fulton County Conservation District, in conjunction with the PA Department of Environmental Protection and the Bedford, Huntingdon and Fulton County commissioners, will host a household hazardous waste collection event. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ester Deshong, 92 on August 9; Candie Diffenderfer, August 31; Lee Vicroy, 92 on August 21; Preston Carbaugh, Naomi More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

The area’s two top drivers – Greg Hodnett and Danny Dietrich – came out on top of the Twin 20’s for 410 Sprint cars Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. More...

Ex-coach Stole $91,000 From Charity Inspired By Player

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The former high school baseball coach of a western Pennsylvania boy who made national headlines in his courageous efforts to play sports while dying of cancer has been charged by federal authorities with stealing $91,000 from More...

Family

Celebrates 90th

McConnellsburg senior center celebrated August birthdays with music and good food. A special birthday for “Short” Hendershot’s 90th birthday was celebrated with friends and family from the center. More...

Cards Of Thanks

CUNNINGHAM To all who have supported us following the death of William Cunningham of Mc- Connelslburg, we would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to those who have offered such kindness, support and sympathy in our bereavement. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Robert Lee Baublitz Sr., 28, McConnelslburg, and Candace Renee Shipley, 29, McConnellsburg. More...

PA Budget Dilemma Eich’s Town Meeting Topic

The lack of an approved state budget was the primary focus of state Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr.’s town meeting that drew in a crowd of nearly 40 interested residents last Thursday evening. More...

Southern Fulton Prepares For New School Year

Revisits dean of students positions

Southern Fulton School Board took some last minute action on an agenda laden with personnelrelated items last Tuesday in preparation for the start of the 2015-16 school year. More...

Sentences Handed Down In Two Drug Cases

Daniel Walker, Aaron Hahn sentenced

Sentences were handed down last week in two drug delivery cases that occurred in the county last fall. Burnt Cabins resident Daniel J. Walker and Aaron Edward Hahn of McConnellsburg stood before President Judge Carol L. More...

Obituaries

David L. Seiders

McConnellsburg, 76

David L. “Davy” Seiders, 76, McConnellsburg, died Friday, August 21, 2015, at Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Harrisburg. He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, June 23, 1939, the son of the late Iva (Shives) and John J. More...

Billie A. Bard

Chambersburg, 87

Billie A. Bard, 87, Chambersburg, died Friday, August 21, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born October 28, 1927, in Licking Creek, Pa., he was the son of the late Harold and Rhoda Garland Bard. More...

Edward D. Gracey

Waterfall, 81

Edward D. Gracey, 81, of Hoover Road, Waterfall, died at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona. Born February 8, 1934, at New Grenada, he was a son of the late Raymond and Velma (Henry) Gracey. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 24, 1995 ’95 More...

Features

5 Ways To Get Kids Excited To Learn

(StatePoint) – Many kids love the prospect of learning, while others may need a bit of motivation. But parents can get kids on board with a little encouragement and creativity to make learning fun. More...

What To Ask Your Doctor Before Scheduling Surgery

(StatePoint) – If you are planning to have surgery, you may be anxious. Asking the right questions before scheduling surgery can help ensure good care and give you a better idea of what to expect. More...

Stay Safe During National Food Safety Education Month

(StatePoint) – Food poisoning, an illness caused by bacteria or other pathogens in food, causes an estimated 48 million illnesses (representing one out of six Americans), 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according More...

Church News

Amtrak Adding Trains, Cars For Pope Francis’ U.S.Visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Amtrak says it’s adding trains and cars to help travelers get around during Pope Francis’ U.S. visit next month. The rail carrier says Friday it’ll add 34 extra trains for Francis’ Sept. More...