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SF Handles Resignations

NEWS EDITOR The Southern Fulton School Board gave a nod of approval to multiple personnel-related items last Tuesday evening as part of a brief 30-minute monthly agenda. More...

Local & State

Quicker Ruling Sought In Pa. Gay Marriage Ban Case

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Plaintiffs in a challenge to Pennsylvania’s 1996 law banning same-sex marriage made a big change in strategy Monday, asking a federal judge to bypass a trial in favor of a quick ruling in the case. More...

Cropland Field Day A Hit Here With Farmers

Sjored Duiker, Ph.D., an associate professor of soil management and applied soil physics at Penn State University, speaks with local farmers last Tuesday afternoon at the Johnston Farm on Back Run Ro More...

New CWD Cases Prompt Response

Game Commission expands Disease Management Area 2, includes parts of Fulton County

Chronic wasting disease was not detected in any of the samples collected from deer harvested by hunters during the 2013-14 Pennsylvania hunting seasons, the Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Tuesday. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 21, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We couldn’t have had a nicer Easter Sunday. The weather was great as we honored the resurrection of our Savior. The attendance was good at Knobsville United Methodist Church with even some visitors. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes this week to April Cromwell, April 18; Clara Hedrick, 81 on May 1; Kayla Souders, 17 on More...

Sports

High School Sports

Softball Forbes Road 10 McConnellsburg 0 More...

FR Basketball Team Celebrates Winning Season At Banquet

Forbes Road boys basketball team celebrated their winning season accomplishments at a banquet held Friday, April 18, at Hustontown Firehall. More...

Rasp Wins At Path Valley

4-CYL. THUNDER CAR WINNER Defending Late Model point champion Wes Bonebrake is now two-for-two, winning the first two features for Late Models at Path Valley in 2014. More...

County Won’t Act On Hog Farm Issue

Will not provide local residents with letter of support

NEWS EDITOR After seeking the legal expertise of their solicitor, the Fulton County commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday they would not intervene as a board in the proposed construction of a concentrated animal farming operation in Ayr Township. More...

Library To Honor Shockeys

Public invited to recognition ceremony this Saturday

NEWS EDITOR This weekend officials at the Fulton County Library will be honoring a husband and wife duo who have not only given of themselves financially to the organization but were also responsible for helping establish and grow the library into th More...

Roadwork Begins On Route 475

Hollidaysburg – PennDOT Monday announced that prime contractor New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co. Inc. More...

Obituaries

Patricia A. Kendall McConnellsburg, 80

Patricia Anne Kendall, 80, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, Pa. More...

Virgil J. Stafford Mercersburg, 87

Virgil J. Stafford, 87, Mercersburg, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, Md. He was born March 3, 1927, in Bessmer, Ala., to the late Jesse and Alyce (McNelly) Stafford. More...

Philip C. Wilson Sharpsburg, Md., 69

Philip Craig “Ranger” Wilson, 69, Sharpsburg, Md., died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his home. He was born August 29, 1944, in Hagerstown, Md., to the late Allen Reno and C. Leona Sprecher Wilson. More...

Letters

Urges Joining Community Exchange Network

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Sportsmen For Youth Seeks Funds For Outdoor Program

To The Editor: I want to inform the community about an outstanding program that will be offered by the Fulton County Sportsmen for Youth organization to our youth ages 10-15 on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at camp Sinoquipe, Fort Littleton. More...

Asks Community To Obey Recycling Rules

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Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Drug Take Back Day Saturday National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks located at 500 Fulton Drive, Mc- Connellsburg, this Saturday, April 26, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Earth Day Festival An Earth Day Festival, organized by the Fulton County Library’s Teen Advisory Board, will be held at the main library Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...