November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

County To Buy Market St. Property

To buy Shelly-Witter building

The Fulton County commissioners authorized a sales agreement last Tuesday for the purchase of a property adjacent to the Neighborhood Service Center building in hopes the two-story office space will someday be utilized by county office workers. More...

Local & State

Clearing The Record

In last week’s edition of The Fulton County News, election results should have stated Christopher R. Hann (D/R) not Christian Hann was the winner in the Central Fulton School District for a two-year term as school director. More...

Pam Ott Recognized As Outstanding Teacher by SU

Central Fulton School District Elementary School librarian Pamela Ott was recognized by Shippensburg University School Study Council as an outstanding teacher and guest lecturer for the 2009-2010 scho More...

County Predicts Significant Budget Cuts

Tentative draft to be ready by early December

Several individuals representing the Fulton County Conservation District Board of Directors learned this week the Fulton County commissioners will be making significant cuts to the 2010 budget in order to reduce spending by “hundreds of thousa More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Mailbox Damaged A metal mailbox located at 1162 Davis Lane, Hustontown, was damaged between 7 p.m. on October 30 and noon on October 31. The mailbox, which was valued at $30, is owned by a 60-yearold woman. More...

Sports

Sideling Hill Volleyball All-Stars

Pictured above are the Sideling Hill Volleyball All-Stars. More...

Racing Roundup

The 2009 racing season is officially over as the World Finals sanctioned by the World of Outlaws took center stage this past weekend at the Dirt Track at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. More...

Volleyball

North Star 3, McConnellsburg 1 More...

Features

How Dangerous Are Coyotes?

BOZEMAN, Mont. – The fatal mauling of a young Canadian woman by coyotes in Nova Scotia last week has surprised wildlife lovers across North America. More...

Join The FCMC Long-Term Care Angels On Earth Program

Created to diminish loneliness during holiday season

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Minnesota Teen Who Fled Chemo Now Cancer-free

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ A Minnesota teen who fled the state to avoid chemotherapy has finished his cancer treatment. Daniel Hauser of Sleepy Eye underwent his final radiation session Friday, and his family says the 13-year-old is cancer-free. More...

Church News

Installation Services To Be Held At Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church

Rev. Edward H. Blank will be installed as pastor of the Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church on Sunday afternoon, November 15, at 3:00. More...

Dile – Jones Wed In June Ceremony

Kristina Lynn (Keebaugh) Jones and Keith Allen Dile Jr.º were married June 27, 2009, at Emmanuel Chapel, Penn State Mont Alto Campus. The 2:30 p.m. ceremonyw as performed by Rev. Gary Schwartz. More...

Hollenshead – Weed United

Laura Weed and Anthony Hollenshead were united in marriage Friday, October 16, 2009, in McConnellsburg by District Judge Wendy Mellott. Their daughters, MacKenzie Hollenshead and Jaedi Weed, were part of the wedding party. More...

Boro Holds Line On Taxes In 2010 Proposed Budget

In spite of required $177K police pension contribution

McConnellsburg Borough Council approved a tentative 2010 budget last Wednesday evening that calls for no tax increases for borough residents. More...

FCMC Earns High Marks In Survey

Calls completed to 200 homes

Calls have been completed for Fulton County Medical Center’s telephone survey conducted in October as part of a National Association of Counties (NACo) project, and the results presented at a recent meeting were positive for the Medical Center More...

Boro Denies PennDOT Request

For “no turn on red” at all Lincoln Way and Second lights

McConnellsburg Borough Council members denied a Penn- DOT request, heard an update on the county’s renovation project, passed a proposed 2010 budget, and conducted routine business during their regular meeting last Wednesday evening. More...

Municipal Election Write-In Votes Released

Canvass of votes completed

The Fulton County Board of Elections convened last week to complete its canvass of write-in votes cast in local, state and regional races during the November 3 municipal election. More...

Obituaries

LaVerne B. Baughman

New Grenada, 76

LaVerne B. Baughman, 76, New Grenada, died Friday, October 30, 2009, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. She was born September 20, 1933, in Bedford, a daughter of the late James and Ellen (Hughes) Chaney. More...

Aubrey H. Hollingshead

Mercersburg, 76

Aubrey H. Hollingshead, 76, formerly of Mercersburg, died Sunday, November 8, 2009, at the home of his daughter in Harrisonville. Born April 25, 1933, in Greencastle, he was a son of the late Howard G. and Ruth G. Crider Hollingshead. More...

Mildred A. Peterson Mellott

Burnt Cabins,

Mildred A. Peterson Mellott, 98, Burnt Cabins, died Saturday, November 7, 2009, at Fulton County Medical Center in Mc- Connellsburg. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 9, 1989 ’89 A crowd of nearly 50 attended the dedication on Monday afternoon of the official state historical marker commemorating Big More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Seina Decker, November 12; Stephen Waite, November 12; Jack Miller, November 14; Kathrine Earley and Pat Decker, November 15; Dayton Gress, November 11; Arnie Gaylor, November 6; and Justin Strait, November 17. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weekend with all those beautiful fall colors. We extend our sympathy to the family and relatives of Madelene Ulsh, who passed away last week. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to Kolton Gaff, Gavin Myers, Penny Mixell, Bernie McMath, Jody Newman, Neil Shehan, Bonnie Anderson, Derrick Grissinger, Scott Shehan, Jean Fleck and Betty Lou “Bea” Covert. 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

Treasures For Kids Treasures For Kids is a Christmas program conductd by Fulton County Catholic Mission in partnership with Fulton County Services for Children and Advisory Board and the local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. More...

Family

Marriage License

John P. Helmers, 24, Grove City, and Joni Lee Stanton, 24, Mercersburg, applied for a marriage license last week at the local courthouse. More...

In Memory

SMITH More...

Engagement

Denise and Bobby Cunningham of Capon Bridge, W.Va., along with Mike and Becky Hess of Warfordsburg, would like to annouce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth Hess, to Daniel Bruce Kinnaman of Berryville, Va. More...