May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ocean City Fall Takes Life Of Former Resident

Officials in Ocean City, Md., are continuing to investigate Saturday’s fatal fall from a hotel balcony that claimed the life of a former Fulton County man. More...

Proposed Budget Approved At Southern Fulton

No changes in realestate millage

Southern Fulton School Board took action last week on a tentative budget with a proposed steady line held on real estate taxes. More...

Local & State

Sec. Redding Tours Fulton County Beef Farm Committed To Conservation

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and members of Pennsylvania’s beef industry on Friday toured a conservation focused grass-based beef operation in Harrisonville, Fulton County. More...

We All Know The Victims In The Opioid Crisis

Op-Ed

He was a high school football star and a hero in the community, but just a few years later he was gone. More...

Generations Art Show A Big Hit!

Generations, the month-long art exhibit at Antietam Ironworks at 201 Lincoln Way West, drew large, appreciative crowds of art lovers to its Friday night, May 20, reception as a team of talented artists and artisans shared their work. More...

Letters

New Paper Recycling Rules

To The Editor: For all of you who have historically placed your newspapers and such in the little trailer that sits up where the other recycling bins are in McConnellsburg, 610 East North Street, things have changed. Please make note! More...

Please Support Memorial Day Parade/Program

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Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

MP3 Player Stolen An Ipod Nano MP3 player was stolen from a vehicle parked at 1250 Timber Ridge Road, Thompson Township, between 10:30 p.m. on May 18 and 4:30 a.m. on May 19, state police reported. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Forbes Road 4Hope for Hyndman 1 Pitcher Grayson Hall struck out four and gave up two walks and two hits during the Forbes Road Cardinals 4-1 non-league win over Hope for Hyndman last Monday. More...

Baseball Playoffs

District 5 baseball playoffs begin Wednesday, May 25 with Meyersdale hosting Conemaugh; Forbes Road hosting McConnellsburg; Shanksville hosting North Start and Southern Fulton hosting Rockwood. All games begin at 4:30 p.m. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

Friday, May 20 Mini Stocks (10 cars) 1. Jeremy Ott 2. Tony Hampton 3. Lyle Barnes 4. Bill Kennedy 5. Tyler Kirby 6. Dan Smith 7. Charles Stallman 8. Seth Yeager 9. Dillon Wilson 10. Eric Seibert Steel Block Late Models More...

Family

In Memory

HARR In loving memory of our mother, Virginia M. Harr, on her birthday May 27: If you could see me now you wouldn’t shed a tear. Though you may not understand why I’m no longer here. Remember my sprit, that’s the real me. More...

Cards Of Thanks

CROUSE To all who supported us in any way following the tragic loss of our husband and father, Danny Crouse, we would like to express our sincere gratitude. More...

Needmore Residents Sought In Homicide

Crystal Stanley and Jerry Smith Jr. wanted in death of Hancock woman

A Needmore couple is currently being sought in last week’s murder of a Hancock, Md., woman, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reported. More...

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day programs Monday in McConnellsburg and surrounding area

Local residents and veterans will be paying homage and remembering our fallen heroes Monday during special tribute services in McConnellsburg and the surrounding area. More...

Gelvin Takes The Gold

McKenzie Gelvin broke records in the 400- and 800- meter races in District 5-A track and field competition last Thursday at Northern Bedford High School. See story More...

Obituaries

Jordan M. Hess

Chambersburg, 29

Jordan M. Hess, 29, Chambersburg, died Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Ocean City, Md. He was born in Hagerstown, July 2, 1986, the son of Jacquelin I. (Sheeder) and stepfather Kenny Brumbaugh, Harrisonville, and Michael R. More...

Charles J. Carbaugh

McConnellsburg, 87

Charles J. Carbaugh, 87, McConnellsburg, died Saturday morning, May 21, 2016, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown. He was born September 22, 1928, in Webster Mills, Pa., and was the son of the late Marshall and Goldie (King) Carbaugh. More...

Herbert H. Hedge

Hustontown, 80

Herbert Hilton “Herbie” Hedge, 80, Hustontown, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon. He was born August 16, 1935, in Six Mile Run, the son of the late Shannon and Grace (Everhart) Hedge. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 23, 1996 ’96 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Sarah Lynch, 53 on June 2; Lisa Pittman, 52 on June 1; Dorothy Harr Potter, June 4; Lynn Miller, June 3; Phil Harris, June 5; Alma McKinzie, June 3; Mike Glessner Sr., June 1; Vickie Gordon, June 6; Greg Garland, May 30; Lucas Mc- More...

Hustontown

Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. More...

Racing Roundup

Dewease Sets Back The Outlaws

Lance Dewease continues to be super impressive in his early season starts driving for retired driver Don Kreitz Jr. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION HAVFCO Celebration Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a 50th anniversary celebrationn June 25, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with a cruise-in, barbecue chicken and open mic night. More...

Features

Are You Applying Your Sunscreen Properly?

(StatePoint) – Protecting skin from the sun is one of the most important things you can do for your health. More...

The Key To Better Mosquito Control? Take Control Of Your Own Backyard

(StatePoint) – Warmer weather is a cue from Mother Nature to start thinking about mosquitoes. Their bites can potentially leave more than an annoying itch; and this year many Americans are taking notice. More...

Church News

Bible School

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will hold Vacation Bible School June 6-10, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Theme is “The Fruit Of The Spirit.” More information or transportation may be obtained by calling 717-987-3935. More...

Bible School

Bible school will be held at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren June 13-17, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. All are welcome. The church is located at 2507 Pleasant Ridge Road, Needmore. More...

Meet And Greet At Pleasant Ridge

Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene invite church members and congregation to meet and become acquainted with a prospective new pastor, Mark Smith, Saturday, May 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...