October 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

State Court Upholds Tax Collector Ruling

Court of Common Pleas ruling affirmed in civil suit

After having reviewed an appeal filed by the Fulton County Tax Collectors Association, a trio of judges with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed that the nine disgruntled township tax collectors named in the civil action have ag More...

Youth Ag Expo Held

Reed Englert, left, and Todd Alexander, Fulton County Conservation District, seated on hay bale, discuss the family farm with a group of Southern Fulton sixth-graders visiting Englert’s dairy fa More...

Shives Guilty Of Attempted Murder

Jury deliberates 15 minutes, renders verdict

An on again, off again 14-year relationship between a Fulton County couple came to a screeching halt on September 17, 2008, when an alleged scare tactic resulted in two bullets becoming lodged in the driver’s side door of the woman’s mov More...

Local & State

Sixth-Graders Spend A Day On The Farm

Annual Youth Ag Expo held Oct. 6

Sixth-graders from all over the county spent a beautiful fall Tuesday last week at the Englert dairy farm in Todd Township getting the lowdown on agriculture at the Fulton County Conservation District’s annual Youth Ag Expo. More...

FCMC Topping Out Ceremony Held Oct. 13

On Tuesday, Fulton County Medical Center held a “topping out” ceremony for their new Patient Services/ Administration building. More...

County Looks Into Office Move Expenses

Possible location of tower or monopole discussed

The Fulton County commissioners again turned their sights to the county office renovation project this week to help determine estimated costs in moving and furnishing the future, combined office space of the Emergency Management Agency and 911 offic More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Mae Mann, along with her daughter, Judy Pressel of Plano, Texas, and children Stacey and Chris White and Dustin Pressell of Frisco, Texas, attended the wedding of Mae’s granddaughter Wendy Souders and Jason Caggiano on Saturday, September 26 a More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to McKenzie Wertz, Tom Glunt, Connor Pittman, Pete Ramsey, Gale Fraker, Scott Fritz, Luke Heaster, Leon Brown, Lee Weaver, Kacey Hann, Bobbi Cohenour, Bill Ramsey and Dickie Glenn. More...

Hustontown

Another year gone and time to look forward to the weekend for Fulton County folks. Sorry to hear Rusty Carmack was injured in an accident. We send speedy recovery wishes his way. He is a patient at a Pittsburgh hospital. More...

Entertainment

FULTON FALL FOLK FESTIVAL

Thursday, October 15 The Barn Flea & Craft Market............................................All Day 200+ vendors, 2 miles north of McConnellsburg on Route 522. More...

Community Bulletin Board

FULTON FALL FOLK FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

Fulton House Museum The Fulton House Museum at 114 Lincoln Way East in McConnellsburg will be open free to the public throughout the three-day weekend of October 16, 17, and 18 with a loaned display of children’s toys and a Civil War exhibit i More...

RELIGION

Jacobs Brothers In Concert The Jacobs Brothers will be in concert on Sunday, October 18, 2009, 10:30 a.m. at Ft. Littleton Bible Church. More...

RECREATION

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas bazaar will be held at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, three miles west of Needmore, on Friday, November 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 14, from 9:00 a.m .to 3:00 p.m. Lots of crafts and food. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Patty Varano and Ben (Scott) Stallman of Three Springs announce the birth of a daughter, Montana Skye Stallman, July 15, 2009, at 11:15 p.m., at Waynesboro Hospital. More...

Marriage License

Jacob Randolph Eader, 49, Warfordsburg, and Kriste E. Eader, 37, Warfordsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Celebrates Second

Kaden Reed Harman celebrated his second birthday on October 8. He is the son of Jessica Harman and Matthew Harman of McConnellsburg. More...

Craig Cutchall Will Fill Vacant County Commissioner Seat

Judge says decision difficult

Retired Forbes Road teacher Craig Cutchall is President Judge Douglas W. Herman’s pick for the vacancy former commissioner Daniel H. Swain Jr. created when he resigned in July to assume the position of county clerk. More...

Something For Everyone At Fall Folk Festival

Festival to kick off Friday

Offering a little something for everyone ranging from the muchanticipated Return of the Prairie Gold Convention through the feature Minneapolis-Moline tractors and equipment to Thelma Kincaid’s quilts stitched with love and the apple butter bo More...

Ward To Be Parade Marshal

Longtime Southern Fulton bus contractor will head parade

Lovingly known to many in and outside of the Southern Fulton School District as “Pappy,” Buck Valley resident Glenn Ward will be heading up a long line of tractors, floats and marching units Saturday morning when the Fulton Fall Folk Fes More...

Obituaries

Margaret B. Barnhart

Needmore, 95

Margaret B. Barnhart, 95, Needmore, died Saturday, October 10, 2009, at the home of her daughter, Laura Musselman, Needmore. Born July 24, 1914, in Brush Creek Township, she was the daughter of the late Amos W. More...

Alice F. Baum

Warfordsburg, 99

Alice Frances Baum, 99, Warfordsburg, and a resident of Fulton County Medical Center Extended Care, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, October 10, 2009. More...

Robert F. Black

Orbisonia, 75

Robert F. Black, 75, Orbisonia, died Sunday, October 11, 2009, at Milton Hershey Medical Center. Born September 18, 1934, in Clay Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late James Wilday and Mary C. (Everhart) Black. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 12, 1989 ’89 The local Jaycees are gearing up for their annual tour of the haunted house in the basement of the Fulton House. The theme is “Gotham Hall.” More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Car Strikes Deer A 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt struck a white-tailed deer along Route 522 and was towed from the crash scene in Todd Township on Wednesday, October 7. According to state police, the vehicle driven by Justin M. More...

Sports

SPORTS

Boys Soccer Fannett-Metal 1, Forbes Road 1 More...

Cowboys Sweep Home Games

Fulton County Blue hosted SH Green in the first game of a home double-header at Lions Club Park this weekend. The Blue Cowboys returned to their winning ways, scoring early and often on their way to a 50-0 win. More...

Braves Named Little League Champions

Pictured above are the Braves, the 2009 Fulton County Little League champions, with a record 17 wins and three losses. More...

Features

WW II Secrets of South Mountain To Be Explored

On Saturday, October 31, explore the bramble-covered remains of the World War II POW camp in Michaux State Forest with Kings Gap Environmental Education Center staff. More...

Fourth Grader May Be Youngest To Kill Whale

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A fourth-grader delivered the killing blow to a 32-foot bowhead whale in Barrow recently during hands-on hunting lesson from the boy’s Inupiat uncles. More...

Hess Lauds IRRC For Approving Home-Care Regulations

Lawmaker championed legislative measure to benefit patients

Rep. More...

Church News

“I Can Cope” Program Addresses Cancer-Related Issues

“What is cancer and how is it treated?” “Will I experience side effects from my treatment and if so when should I call the doctor and when can I take care of things myself?” “What kind of resources are in my community t More...

Burleigh – Black United

Letitia Black and Joshua Burleigh were united in marriage Sunday, September 6, 2009, at Needmore Bible Church. Pastor Doug Poffenberger officiated. Letitia is the daughter of Greathel and Gary Black of Big Cove Tannery. More...

Keefer – Pittman United

Tammy E. Pittman and Derrick S. Keefer were united in marriage September 29, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nev. The groom is the son of Donald Keefer and Barbara Keefer of McConnellsburg and the bride is the new daughter-in-law of Donald and Barbara Keefer. More...