April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Holds Regular Meeting

Approves 2015-16 school calendar

Forbes Road School Board met in regular session last Monday evening and held a 39-minute executive session for purposes of a student issue and litigation and also dealt with routine business. More...

Local & State

Earth Day Festival April 25 At Library

Earth Day was founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. senator from Wisconsin. Now, 45 years later, Earth Day is celebrated around the globe April 22, with events taking place throughout the month of April. More...

Record Crowd Turns Out For Democratic Dinner

More than 100 listen to state, local candidates

A record crowd of Democrats and guests turned out for the party’s spring dinner last Friday evening. More...

Commissioners Hold Routine Meeting Tuesday

The Fulton County commissioners tackled a brief agenda Tuesday morning, discussing investment options for their retirees and receiving updates on various projects. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to April Cromwell, April 18; Clara Hedrick, 82 on May 1; Kayla Souders, 18 on More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI Crash Investigated Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated an alleged driving-under the-influence-related accident in late March. More...

Features

Reducing Your Sugar Intake Can Make You Feel Better

(StatePoint) – You may not realize it, but your sugar consumption has likely increased over the last several years. More...

Hit The Road For Spring And Save Smart

( StatePoint) – After months of cold weather, it’s time for blooming flowers, chirping birds and weekend getaways. Spring is here and it’s a great time for a road trip or spontaneous getaway. More...

Family

Celebrates First

Cana Althea-Ruth Truax celebrated her first birthday with her family January 29, 2015. Her guests included cousins Bodie, Blaire, Kendyl, Sawere, Katie, Kole and brig brother Sylas. More...

Marriage License

Justin Michael Shaw, 23, McConnellsburg, and Lindsay Dare Sullivan, 27, Mc- Connellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

In Memory

BARNETT In memory of Kathy Barnett: Only A Memory Your smile, your laughter now only a memory Your voice, your personality, now only a memory. Three years have gone by but it seems like only yesterday you were by our side. More...

Funnel Cloud Sighted Near Cito

A funnel cloud was spotted just south of Cito Monday evening when a severe spring storm that brought pounding rain and hail to some places moved through the county. Charlie Glenn took this photo around 7:45 p.m. More...

Commission Reviews Bike Trailhead Plan

Pike 2 Bike eastern trailhead plan to benefit Fulton County

The Fulton County Planning Commission recently gave a preliminary review of an eastern trailhead plan that could potentially draw visitors to the county’s entrance of the Pike 2 Bike corridor, thereby increasing tourism and income for new and e More...

Obituaries

Dwight A. Winck

Breezewood, 77

Dwight A. Winck, 77, Breezewood, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, while at home surrounded by his loving family following his battle with ALS. He was born on the family farm April 14, 1938, to the late Herman and Helen (Shaw) Winck of Mench, Pa. More...

Randy L. Cornell

Charlotte, N. C., 54

Randy Lynn Cornell, 54, Charlotte, N.C., died Tuesday, April 14, 2015. He was born August 5, 1960, in Bedford County, to the late Clarence Samuel Cornell and the late Evelyn Ruth Ford Cornell. More...

Ricky L. Snow II

Hancock, 30

Ricky L. Snow II, 30, Hancock, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Hancock. Born March 17, 1985, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of Ricky L. Snow and Patricia Lynn Carbaugh Snow of Hancock. More...

Letters

Farms or Factories Posing As Farms? That Is The Question

To The Editor: I would like to add to the remarks made by Dave Lippert in a recent letter to The Fulton County News (April 9, 2015) regarding the importance of the proposal to drop a gigantic hog/swine operation into the middle of Ayr Township. More...

Election An Opportunity To Stop The County’s “Ridiculous” Spending

To The Editor: As we get closer to the primary elections I think we need to look and see what the candidates stand for and how they want to help the county. I know for a fact that the county has raised taxes the last three years. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Softball Everett 6 Southern Fulton 3 More...

Snags Trout

Kerrigan Heil, 8, shows off a 21-inch palomino trout caught in Tonoloway Creek April 11 during youth day trout season. Kerrigan is the daughter of Butch Heil and Amanda Heil of Needmore. More...

Racing Roundup

On a night run in the honor of former track great Rodney Franklin, young Gregg Satterlee picked up the big win in the “Salute to a Champion” Late Model feature Saturday at Hagerstown Speedway. More...

Church News

Daisy Girl Scouts Earn My Promise My Faith Pins

McConnellsburg Daisy Girl Scout Troop 80334 recently earned the My Promise My Faith pin on April 12. More...