December 4, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

"News" Changes To Nar rower Page Width

Fulton County News readers will notice that this week's paper doesn't seem as wide. That's because it isn't. More...

Local & State

Bison Roundup Shows Species' Recovery On Prairie

PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) - It's 6 a.m. and the cowboys are already downing second and third cups of coffee, adjusting to a 35-degree morning. Slowly, a full moon and stars give way to hues of orange sky. More...

Southern Fulton Science Fair Winners

Southern Fulton seventh graders recently held a science fair at the school. Pictured above, left, are Morgan Strait, Jena Palmer and Noah Smartt. More...

The Year Of Holiday Thrift

More consumers than last year say they'll look for bargains. Thrift shops are in

NEW YORK - The United States is becoming a nation of frugal bargain hunters. This holiday period, Americans of all backgrounds are discovering what it takes to become a professional penny pincher and what makes a dollar stretch. More...

Letters

Thanks Christmas Child Supporters

To The Editor: I would like to thank the friends of Operation Christmas Child for their support once again this year for collecting shoeboxes for children around the world. More...

Take Part In Newly Formed Fulton County Toy Drive

To The Editor: There is no doubt that this Christmas will be a financial struggle for many. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Game Station Missing A Nintendo Wii console and controllers along with several games were stolen from 307 Heritage Drive in Todd Township between 6 p.m. on November 23 and 7 a.m. on November 25. More...

Judge Van Horn Presides Over Court Session

Judge Carol L. Van Horn of the 39th Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, November 25, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Re-Creation On Sunday, December 14, at 7:00 p.m., the singing group "Re-Creation" from Port Trevortion, Pa., will present "An Evening of Christmas," at Cito United Methodist Church. More...

RECREATION

Bake & Craft Sale Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary's bake and craft sale will be held Friday, December 12, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the main lobby. A wide variety of baked goods as well as hand-crafted items will be featured. More...

THIS 'N THAT

Holiday Toy Drive Odd Fellow Lodge #773 of New Grenada is collecting new toys to be distributed to area children this Christmas. More...

Hunter Dies After Fall From Tree Stand

A McConnellsburg man succumbed to injuries sustained in a fall from a tree stand the first day of deer season near the state gamelands in the southern end of the county. More...

Rouzer Tr ial Delayed

Trial in hit-man-for-hire case tentatively set for January

The details of an alleged murder for-hire case that began from within the confines of the Franklin County Prison will be aired in January during the trial of Gregory Aaron Rouzer. More...

Great Cove's Future Discussed At Ayr Twp. Meeting

Recreation club/golf course continues to struggle financially

Ayr Township supervisors met with board members of Great Cove Golf and Recreation Club last week to discuss options for the golf club that has been struggling financially for the past several years. More...

Local Black Bear Harvest Average

Nine taken during first two days of three-day season

A fixture among Fulton County's sportsmen for approximately 20 years, Lynn Rotz considers himself fortunate. More...

Obituaries

George A. Caldwell Jr.

Hancock, 81

George A. "Mick" Caldwell Jr., 81, Hancock, Md., died Thursday, November 27, 2008, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. Born September 21, 1927, in Hancock, he was the son of the late George A. Caldwell Sr. More...

Olive M. Cisney

McConnellsburg, 81

Olive M. Clevenger Cisney, 81, a resident of Long-Term Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, died Friday, November 28, 2008, in the center. More...

Robert W. Horton

St. Thomas, 82

Robert Ward "Bob" Horton, 82, St. Thomas, died Sunday, november 23, 2008, at his home. He was born June 23, 1926, in McConnellsburg, to Russell and Ethel (Doyle) Horton. He was married to Margaret Stains on September 7, 1952. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 8, 1988 '88 Helen Overly, chairman of the county Chamber of Commerce's Christmas lights committee, flipped the switch to light the downtown area lights at a ceremony held last Friday, at the Fulton House. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Herman and Verla Hill of Needmore visited last week with their son, Lt. Curtis Hill of Camp Lejune, N.C. Loren and Deb Leese spent the Thanksgiving holiday with their daughter, Becky, in New York. More...

Maddensville

Intended for last week Birthday wishes to Marlin Martin, Melanie Myers, Junior Anderson, Patty Ramsey, Jamie Fleming, Art Brown, Kathy Keebaugh, Logan Kling, Rich Heaster, Nancy Horne, Rick Smith, Levi Kling and Logan Fraker. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Now to think Christmas is fast approaching. Sorry to hear Joan Shephard is not doing as well as we would like to hear. Hope she will be improved soon. More...

Sports

David Pearson Didn't Have Big Bucks

Layoffs, lack of sponsorship, and the need to cut back on expenses is affecting every NASCAR race team. The big question is how will these changes impact the sport? More...

FORBES ROAD JR. HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL

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Features

MEMORY JOGGER

This week's Memory Jogger was submitted by Janet E. Mellott Geyer and pictures Lloyd W. Mellott, daughter Madeline "Matt'' Mellott, and wife Ruth Ellen Crouse Mellott holding son Wilson "Bud'' Mellott. More...