November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Robinson Trial Ends In Hung Jury

A jury was unable to come to a unanimous decision on any of the nine charges previously levied against a Hustontown man accused of corrupting several area youths by providing them with beer as well as a place to drink. More...

Forbes Road Reviews Financing Options

No action taken following meeting with financial consultant

Forbes Road School Board and administrators had a sitdown with their financial consultant Monday evening to pursue what financing options are currently available to the district that could ultimately result in taxpayer savings. More...

Local & State

Boy Scout Tournament

Bob Peck and David Washabaugh present a check for $1,729.90 to Dave Digby (center), financial director of the Mason Dixon Council of Boy Scouts of America. More...

Pa. Turnpike Says AG Has Subpoenaed Its Documents

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission said Friday it was cooperating with a demand for documents by state prosecutors, but the subject of the investigation was not clear. More...

FCMC Honors Dr. James Witt

Nearly 60 gathered October 26 to remember beloved friend and teacher Dr. James Witt. Originally from Bedford County, Witt made many friends over the years as a family physician in Fulton County. More...

Letters

Invite All To Share Thanksgiving Dinner

To The Editor: Thanksgiving Day is only a month away. So, the Metcalfe family would like to invite you to join them for their sixth annual free Thanksgiving dinner. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Missing Person Found State police, McConnellsburg, reported a Hustontown area woman who had gone missing on Tuesday, October 27, at 1:50 p.m. has been located. More...

Multiple Court Sessions Held

Judges Douglas W. Herman, Richard J. Walsh and Carol L. More...

Sports

McMurray Wins Messy Talladega Race

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Jamie McMurray played the game right. He had a fast race car, stayed out of trouble, and won Sunday’s Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway, which ended under caution. More...

County Youths Advance On KYFL Championship

In an impressive 36-0 shut out of the Fairfield Knights Saturday afternoon at SSVC field in Scotland, these Fulton County kids advance one step closer to the KYFL championship game. More...

Boys Soccer

Northern Bedford 1, Forbes Road 0 Northern Bedford inched by Forbes Road in overtime Saturday during the opening round of District 5-A playoffs. Tanner Henry, goalie, posted six saves in goal for the Cardinals during the 1-0 loss. More...

Features

Financial Focus

Avoid These Frightening Investment Moves

Once again, it’s Halloween. If you’re an adult, you’re probably more amused than frightened by the variety of ghouls, ghosts and goblins you’ll see running around this week. More...

Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Menu Monday, November 9: pretzel and cheese, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Tuesday, November 10: scrambled egg, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Wednesday, November 11: no school. More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger was donated to the Fulton County Historical Society and shows the cornerstone being laid for the Fulton County Medical Center annex in 1957. Kneeling are Dr. More...

Municipal Races Decided On In General Election

Patty Fix to continue as prothonotary

Even though Fulton County’s overall voter turnout reached 30 percent in Tuesday’s municipal general election, voter participation was certainly spotty in certain areas of this rural community. More...

Lt. Colonel To Speak At Veterans Day Observance

11 a.m. ceremony at courthouse

An officer with the United States Army is scheduled to give the keynote address at this year’s Veterans Day observance Nov. 11 at the Fulton County Courthouse in McConnellsburg. Lt. Col. Jeff Powell, a student at the U.S. More...

Health Careers, Wellness Fair Set For November 12

General public, students invited to attend

Plans are being finalized for next Thursday’s Health Careers and Wellness Fair, an outreach project arranged by Fulton County Employment and Training in hopes of educating youths and the general public on health-related career opportunities, h More...

Blaze Destroys Mobile Home

No one was at home when this house trailer at 21 Gerald Circle, Buchanan Trail East, recently rented to Emily Norris and owned by Gerald L. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

SIPES

In memory of Graffious Sipes, November 9, 1941 – March 30, 2009: On November 9 the family and friends of Graffious Sipes celebrate the day God placed our dear “Graffie” on this earth. More...

Resolutions Of Respect

DANIELS More...

Resolutions Of Respect

MORTON Whereas of May 10, 2009, it has pleased almighty God to remove from our midst Sister Beatrice Morton. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files of November 2, 1989 ’89 Christine Bishop was named the 1989 Hustontown Fire Co. Fireman of the Year at the annual banquet October 27. In addition More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

The Grace Methodist Church of Hustontown held its harvest party and hay ride on Friday night at Leon and Patty Mellott’s of Needmore. Folks gathered on Thursday night to hear the Jacobs Brothers sing at Laurel Ridge Christian Church. More...

Hustontown

The weekend presented us with beautiful weather and also the trees have been beautiful. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Frank Martz, who passed away last week. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to Cole Campbell, Chetty Clark, Amy Horton, Shirley Shoemaker, Loreli Fleming, Traci Greenland, Cameron Edgell, Brendan Lupey, Steve Brown, Mylee Mitchell, Barney Wilt, Brooke Taylor, Casey Jaymes, Bob Anderson, Shane Mills More...

Entertainment

Recommended Mailing Dates For Holiday Delivery

For military service members stationed around the globe, holiday gifts are a big morale boost. To help the families and friends of U.S. military personnel, the postal service offers a discount on its largest priority mail flat rate box. More...

Tower Bancorp Inc. Announces Dividend

Andrew Samuel, chairman, president and CEO of Tower Bancorp, Inc. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Eddie Piper In Concert Eddie Piper will be in concert at Knobsville Church of the Brethren on Sunday evening, November 15, at 7:00 p.m. The church is located about six miles north of McConnellsburg on Rt. 522. More...

RECREATION

Trap Shoots Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club wish to invite the public to practice trap shoots every Friday night until November 20 and trap shoots at noon the third Sunday of every month from now until the end of the year. More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Free Clothing Free clothing and blankets will be available Tuesday, November 10, at Saint Stephen Catholic Church at 9:00 a.m. Further information may be obtained by calling 485-5917. More...

Church News

Sorority Holds Awards Ceremony

The Iota Lambda Chapter recently held the following rituals: Dianna Kincaid presented the Silver Circle award to Gloria Clingerman, right, after completing 25 years of service to the chapter. More...

Clapsadle – Strait United

Danielle Faith Strait and Matthew Douglas Clapsadle of McConnellsburg were united in marriage August 8, 2009, in a ceremony held at Dublin Mills Community Church. Pastor John Hodge officiated. More...