November 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Manure Spill Investigated By DEP, PFBC

Joint investigation will likely result in fines

A manure spill earlier this month just south of Mc- Connellsburg Borough remains in the spotlight due to a pending joint investigation by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and officials with the Department of Environmental Protection. More...

Local & State

F&M Trust Makes Donation To Semper Fi Memorial Fund

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS F&M Trust, on Friday, presented a check for $1,000 to the Semper Fi Memorial Fund in financial support of annual educational efforts that benefit Southern Fulton, Central Fulton and Forbes Road school districts. More...

Three Bears Taken In County

Less than perfect weather may have hampered the start of bear season in Fulton County Monday, but hopes remain high from hunters in the field that the skies will clear for a successful hunt the remaining two days of the season. More...

Cooperative Extension Association To Hold Annual Meeting

The Fulton County Cooperative Extension Association will hold its annual meeting on December 8, 2009, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Fulton Theatre in Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Letters

Thank Community For Caring

To The Editor: Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all we have to be thankful for. God has truly blessed us, so that’s why we wanted to write this letter to let everyone know how wonderful this community is. More...

Need People Trained In Social Work Field

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Praises Library Children’s Program Director

To The Editor: For a year and a half my little girl (not quite 3 years old) has been attending story hour at the bank in Needmore. More...

Sports

Hamlin Wins Finale, Title Goes To Johnson

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s Sprint Cup finale, for his fourth win of the season, but the big news was Jimmie Johnson winning his fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. More...

Racing Roundup

We’ll take this week to get caught up on some recent track banquets that honored the top performers for the 2009 racing season. More...

Features

Clearing The Record Regarding Conservation District “Surplus”

OP-ED

As the manager of the Fulton County Conservation District and a local citizen concerned about how my own tax dollars are spent in this county, I feel that it is my responsibility to clarify some of the recent statements that have been made in the pa More...

Gifting the Gardeners on Your List

The Potting Shed

Novice or master gardener, a gardening gift exists for either of these persons on your list. More...

Water On The Moon: Eureka! They’ve Found It!

NASA’s sampling of material from a dark moon crater turns up water

NASA’s mission to crash a rocket into a crater to find water on the moon found it – and much more. Scientists with NASA’s LCROSS mission, which sent an impactor hurtling into Cabeus Crater on Oct. More...

Church News

Cards Of Thanks

PALMER The family of Charles A. Palmer would like to thank everyone who helped us mourn the loss of our father. We want to thank everyone for the prayers, cards and food, floral arrangements and donations. Also thank you to Rev. More...

In Memory

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Marriage License

Kaleb Nathaniel Repp, 20, Fannettsburg, and Leah Joy Brown, 23, Fannettsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

FC Medical Center Posts 680K Profit

Net income shows $1 mil turnaround

Fulton County Medical Center held a state-of-the company meeting on Monday evening and the news was impressive for the county’s 88-bed critical access hospital and skilled nursing facility. More...

Bard Fraud Case On Jan. 2011 Trial List

Federal court trial date to be set

A U.S. district judge has ordered a civil suit charging Warfordsburg investment advisor Robert Glenn Bard and his firm, Vision Specialist Group LLC, with securities fraud placed on the January 2011 trial list of the U.S. More...

Trail To Head S. Fulton

Aided by Tuscarora Intermediate Unit #11, the search for the Southern Fulton School District’s newest superintendent came to a quick finale Tuesday night. More...

Photo

Pictures is the FCMC’s new patient services building project which is on schedule for completion in early 2010. More...

Obituaries

Ruth M. Brookens

Fayetteville, 81

Ruth M. Brookens, 81, Fayetteville, died Tuesday, November 17, 2009, in the Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville. Born on November 30, 1927, in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late Mabel and Walter Monn Sr. More...

Vickie L. Seville

McConnellsburg, 49

Vickie Lee Bard Seville, 49, McConnellsburg, died Thursday, November 19, 2009, at the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Philadelphia, Pa. She was born July 26, 1960, in Chambersburg, the daughter of the late Walter R. Bard Jr. More...

Richard L. Wible

McConnellsburg, 57

Richard L. Wible, 57, of Mc- Connellsburg, Pa., died at 9:20 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2009, at his home. Born July 23, 1952, in Clay Twp., Huntingdon Co., Pa., he was a son of Fred M. and Dorothy (Greenland) Wible, who survive, of Waterfall. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 23, 1989 ’89 Fulton County Chamber of Commerce plans to hold its Christmas lights lighting ceremony at the Fulton House on Friday, December 1, to coincide with the lighting of the courthouse Christ More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Sam Metz, November 21; Esther Miller and Cara Bishop, November 26; Clair Traxler and Linda Covert, November 29; Jade Keefer, six on November 28; Diane Stenger, November 22; and Alma Anderson, December 1. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Burnt Cabins Man Suspected Of Theft More...

Out Of Prison Space, PA Looks To Other States

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Early next year, for the first time in its history, Pennsylvania plans to contract with another state or states to board as many as 2,000 convicted criminals. More...

Pa. Residents Sue Gas Driller Over Polluted Wells

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) – Pat Farnelli says there’s something in the water at her house. The last time she drank it, she says she vomited four times. It’s made her children sick, too. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Special Services On, Friday evening, December, 11, 2009, at 7 p.m., nationally known trumpeter, Chiz Rider, will be in concert at Immanuel Bible Church. Chiz comes to us locally from State College and has been playing trumpet since age four. More...

RECREATION

Senior Center Activities McConnellsburg Senior Center activities for December are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - December 2; 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 18, 21, 23, 28 and 30; blood pressure screening, 11:00 a.m. More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Vendors Wanted Local vendors are wanted for Christmas In Mc- Connellsburg event Friday, December 4, and Saturday, December 5, at the Fulton Theatre. Contact Deb Toothman at 717-485-3718 for details and space. Spaces are limited so call early. More...

Family

Celebrates Third

Madeline Gordon celebrated her third birthday on November 21, 2009, with a “Dora The Explorer” party. Proud parents are Scott and Melissa Gordon of Harrisonville. More...

Celebrates First

Bryleigh Sydney Sweger celebrated her first birthday on September 25, 2009. She is the daughter of Brittney Forey and Jeff Sweger. More...