April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Financial Focus

You Can Help Move a Mountain (of Cash)

In an uncertain economy, it's natural for people to "tighten their belts" by cutting down on their spending. And yet by having too much cash on hand today, you could actually slow your progress toward your financial goals of tomorrow. More...

The Strongest 72-Year-Old You'll Ever Meet

The (Allentown) Morning Call ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Fred Glass is 72 years old, stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs only 151 pounds. More...

Library Corner

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes "Wormwood" by Susan Wittig Albert, "Venetian Judgement" by David Stone, "8th Confession" (large print) by David Baldacci, "Teatime for the Traditionally Built" by Alexander McCall Smith, "Loitering With More...

Conservation Corner

2009-10 Cover Crop Sign-Up

The sign-ups for the 2009/10 Fulton County Cover Crop Incentive Program (CCIP) are currently underway. The Fulton County Conservation District is offering financial incentives to plant cover crops on corn silage fields. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET April 20 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1388-1552 lbs., $87.25 to $89; one $90.25; couple 1564-1584 lbs., $86.25 to $87; choice 2-3, 1244-1490 lbs., $83 to $87.25; 1572-1734 lbs., $79 to $84; full/y.g., 1414-152 More...

Franklin Financial Reports Drop In Quarterly Earnings

Franklin Financial Services Corp., the bank holding company of F&M Trust Co., reported earnings of $2,101,000 for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. When compared to first quarter 2008 earnings of $2,532,000, net income declined 17.0 percent. More...