February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Southern Fulton Tackles School Personnel Matters

Southern Fulton School Board handled a number of personnelrelated matters last Tuesday as part of their hour-long, monthly meeting. More...

Local & State

Historic Delaware Rug To Share Its Stories

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – An upcoming exhibition at Hagley Museum & Library is like no other in the history of the Greenville-area historic site. More...

PA Flush With Cash For Transportation Projects

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Child Rapist Sentenced To Jail

Christopher Downin sentenced for contact with two children

A Huntingdon County man was remanded to a state correctional institution last Tuesday to begin a lengthy period of incarceration for ongoing sexual contact with two small children between 2006 and 2008. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to John Foor and Clay Rasp, February 28; Josh Horton, March 5; Jackie Hahn, March 5; Patti Mills, March 5; Arlene Umbrell, March 5; Caitlin Glazier, 20 on March 4; Judy Shade, March 7; Alijah Horton, March 6; Ed Truax, March 6; Lean More...

Entertainment

MHS To Present “Guys And Dolls!” Musical

McConnellsburg High School will present “Guys and Dolls!” March 19, 20 and 21 at the high school auditorium. More...

Features

Take Small Steps To Better Health

(StatePoint) – Staying healthy doesn’t have to mean overhauling your lifestyle. Sometimes small changes can have big impacts. More...

Push On To Make Catfish A Kansas State Symbol

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) – Some supporters of the lowly channel catfish are renewing efforts to make the species become a state symbol, despite past failed attempts. More...

Atari Games Left In Landfill Brings $56K To New Mexico City

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) – What some have called the worst video game ever made is still bringing in thousands of dollars for a city in New Mexico. KRQE-TV reports that Alamogordo officials say old “E.T. More...

Church News

Revival

Revival services with Dr. William Jeffcoat will be held March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Sunday evening and 7 p.m. Monday thru Wednesday at Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 140 McGoverns Lane, McConnellsburg. More...

Lent Schedule

Area Lent services will be held at the following churches: March 1: Mt. Tabor Church with Rev. Strait. March 8: Laurel Ridge with Rev. Williams. March 15: Mt. Tabor with Rev. Hamilton. March 22: Fort Littleton Bible Church with Rev. Williams. More...

Commissioners Discuss Sheriff’s Office With Possible Candidate

A McConnellsburg man interested in serving the community appeared before the Fulton County commissioners Tuesday morning to discuss the future of the Sheriff’s Department as well as possible changes that could be made and the resulting financia More...

Fire Destroys Taylor Twp. Home

Donations sought for Feight family

Battling the cold as well as ice, firefighters from the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. and the surrounding area responded to a house fire last Tuesday afternoon that left a Taylor Township family homeless. More...

Chamber Elects New Officers

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism has opened up the new year with a new board of directors taking the helm. More...

Obituaries

Isabelle E. Guilfoy

Harrisonville, 81

Isabelle E. Guilfoy, 81, Harrisonville, died Friday, February 13, 2015, at Donahoe Manor Nursing Home, Bedford, Pa. She was born in Louisville, Ky., January 14, 1934, the daughter of the late Daisy G. (Duvall) and Fred E. Mack. More...

R. Boyd Cromer

Fort Littleton

Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, R. Boyd Cromer died Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Born at home, he was the son of Robert and Estelle (Wible) Cromer. He lived on that same farm all of his life. More...

David H. Crone

Steelton, 59

David H. Crone, 59, Steelton, died Thursday, February 19, 2015, in Harrisburg Hospital. Born in Harrisburg on May 11, 1955, he was the son of the late Robert M. and Rose K. Doncevic Crone. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 23, 1995 ’95 More...

Sports

Lady Indians Win Tournament

Southern Fulton sixth-grade Lady Indians went 4-0, beating out previously undefeated Tussey Mountain twice to win the McConnellsburg tournament held Saturday, February 14, 2015. More...

Flaherty Places Third In Wrestling

Southern Fulton High School freshman Liam Flaherty placed third in the District 5 wrestling tournament held Saturday at Windber High School. More...

Basketball Playoff Action

Boys Basketball McConnellsburg 47Shade 42 More...

Family

Birth Announced

Cody and Adrienne Hewett announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Ashlynn Nikole, January 8, 2015, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Marriage License

David Jeffrey Schultz, 55, Warfordsburg, and Tracy Lynn Walton, 45, Warfordsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Cards Of Thanks

BLACK We would like to thank everyone for the calls, visits, food and prayers during my recent stay in the hospital and recuperation at home. Also thanks to the area churches. Jim and Dorothy Black BUTERBAUGH More...