2009-01-15 / From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 12, 1989

'89 Sen. Robert C. Jubelirer of the 30th District, which includes Fulton County was sworn in as president pro tempore for the

fifth year following his re-election to that office on January 3.

Borough Council members met with a group of concerned citizens from South Second Street in Mc- Connellsburg at their regular meeting on January 4 to hear their complaints regarding speeding drivers in the borough. The group of citizens, all of whom reside just inside the borough, requested that council take action to enforce the borough speed limit on South Second Street.

Fulton County commissioners Tuesday met with the Fulton Conservation District Board regarding matters in that office. The district board recently accepted the resignation of district conservationist Carolyn Hollenshead and reported that Janet Sipes has been named acting conservationist. Stanley Strait has been named as county sealer of weights and measures for 1989.

JLG Industries has received a $489,515 low-interest loan from the State Department of Community Affairs to help defray costs of an expansion of its Bedford plant.

Jill Brant and Daniel Umstead were united in marriage October 8 at Fairview United Methodist Church in Harrisonville. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Dean Brant of Harrisonville and Russell and Loretta Umstead of Volant, Pa.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Glazier of McConnellsburg wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tricia, to Daniel Dubois, son of Mrs. Carol Marquis, Massachusetts, and Dennis Dubois of Rhode Island.

Birth at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Darrin Souders of Warfordsburg on January 2.

Mr. and Mrs. Junior Wagner of Harrisonville are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberley, to David Seiders, son of David Seiders of Mc- Connellsburg and Ruth Seiders of McConnellsburg.

Deaths: Melvin Curfman, Three Springs; Ella Gordon, Hancock; John Guyer, Willernie, Minn.; George Mc- Monigal, Pittsburgh; Michael Kowalski, Mount Union.

Several Fulton countians placed in various competitions at the state Farm Show in Harrisburg on Sunday. Brian Lake, Big Cove Tannery, took fourth place in spotted swine; Jack Clark, Hustontown, took fifth in Chester White swine; Donald Lake, Big Cove Tannery, placed 11th in Hampshire swine; and Lori Fraker, Hustontown, took 11th in carcass lambs. Also, the Forbes Road High School placed 12th in the school exhibits competition.

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