May 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Ready, Set, Relay For Life!

Cancer fundraiser May 29, 30 at fairgrounds

Months of fundraising and planning culminate this Friday and Saturday when Relay For Life teams takeover the Fulton County Fairgrounds to walk in a 24-hour event that benefits the American Cancer Society (ACS). More...

Local & State

Photos

The Fulton Honor Guard stand at attention during the Memorial Day services and address Monday morning at Union Cemetery in Ayr Township. More...

County Audit Yields No Findings

Commissioners discuss Buck Valley sewer extension

Fulton County's trio of auditors presented the commissioners with the final audit report Tuesday, which turned up nothing out of the ordinary in the lines of income and expenditures for 2008. More...

Graduates - A Reason For Hope

A Christian Science perspective

I remember how wonderful it felt to be graduating from college in 1976. It felt as if anything was possible. But I struggled with some concerns as well: Will anyone want to hire me, and will I be able to pay my bills? More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 25, 1989 '89 Cove Creek, like all county streams, swelled over its banks during this month's endless rains. Helen Overly, president of Overly-Raker Inc. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Carol Cline's outdoor spring flowers was featured in Country magazine recently. Her husband, Roy Cline, took the photo. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Ryan Patterson, Hilary Patterson, Amelia Russell, Gerrie Madden, Chalmer Mellott, Claire Cordell, Noah Fogal, Camryn Horne and Kenny Cornelius. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone was out and enjoying the beautiful weekend and also took time to think of what Memorial Day is all bout. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Nancy Horne, who passed away last week. More...

Sports

Reutimann Gets Coca Cola 600 Win

CONCORD, N.C. - David Reutimann, who did not pit under the last caution for rain, won the Coca-Cola 600 after NASCAR called the race at the end of 227 laps of the scheduled 400, for the shortest 600 in history. More...

Racing Roundup

The third annual Keystone Cup Sprint series was center stage over the weekend for the 410 Sprint cars as Stevie Smith had a great week to capture his first-ever Keystone Cup points championship. More...

Boys Baseball

Meyersdale 8, Southern Fulton 7 Meyersdale eked out a muchneeded run in the eighth inning of last Wednesday's District 5-A playoff game to slide by Southern Fulton by the final score of 8-7. More...

Family

In Memory

WOODAL In loving memory of Walter Wilson Woodal, October 30, 1912, - May 25, 1998: Eleven years have gone by so fast and this year we welcome your fourth great-grandson, Bogan Herrell Thorne. More...

Final Election Results Tallied

Many write-in votes cast during May 19 municipal primary

Write-in votes cast by registered Republicans and Democrats last Tuesday during the municipal primary election changed the end result of several local races. More...

Southern Fulton Taxes Holding Steady

Vo-tech budget fails to pass; superintendent gets 5% pay raise

Members of the Southern Fulton School Board couldn't bring themselves to unanimous agreement last Tuesday regarding their operating budget for 2009- 10, which will see an overall increase in expenditures of $1,031,193. More...

Obituaries

Goretha Brice

Warfordsburg, 95

Goretha "Turz" Brice, 95, Warfordsburg, died Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. More...

Marjorie E. Dehart

Warfordsburg, 87

Marjorie Evelyn Plessinger Dehart, 87, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at her home. Born February 22, 1922, in Belfast Township, Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Lee W. and Effie Taylor Funk. More...

Reba M. Hill

Williamsport, Md., 95

Reba M. Hill, 95, formerly of Hancock, a resident of Homewood and Golden Living Center in Hagerstown, died Friday, May 22, 2009. More...

Letters

No Help For Falling Woman

To The Editor: Whatever happened to Good Samaritans? Last week a woman fell and badly hurt the back of her head. This woman has arthritis in both legs and knees. As she was walking up the step into a beauty shop, her knee went out on her. More...

Urges Support For Healthcare Bill

To The Editor: I was interested to read the article in the May 14 issue of The Fulton County News about a group of local residents approaching the Fulton County commissienrs and asking them to support a state healthcare bill - The Family and Busi More...

Farm Smell Overwhelming In Borough

To The Editor: At 8:30 p.m. May 22 I walked my dog up and down South First Street. The cool spring air and the smells from the mock oranges and other flowering shrubs were just heavenly. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

License Plate Stolen A Pennsylvania license plate registered as GSR9679 was stolen from in McConnellsburg Borough on Friday, May 8, at noon. The victim is a 39-year-old Mercersburg man. More...

Community Bulletin Board

BIBLE SCHOOL

Bible School Community Vacation Bible School will be held at Mc- Connellsburg United Presbyterian Church June 8-12, Monday thru Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be classes for ages 2 thru grade six. All are invited. More...

RELIGION

Gospel Music Dublin Mills Community Church invites all to attend services as they host the Gospel Heralds on Wednesday, June 10, at 7:00 p.m. More...

RECREATION

Benefit Concert A benefit concert will be held Saturday, May 30, at Fulton County Alumni & Friends Association building (old Jaycee building), located in front of the McConnellsburg Elementary School. More...

Church News

AREA CHURCH SERVICES

Amaranth Church of the Brethren, Freeman Snair, Pastor. Sunday School service at 9:30 a.m. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Amberson United Methodist Church, Pastor Ed Sharpe. Sunday Worship Service at 9:30 a.m. More...