January 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

PBS “History Detectives To Film In County

Film crew here January 21, 22

A six-person film crew will be touring select areas of Fulton County late next week as part of a segment that will be aired on a future episode of PBS’s “History Detectives.” More...

Local & State

Local Farm Show Results

Local Farm Show results as of Tuesday morning are as follows: M & S Farms, Lauren DeShong, Harrisonville: second - Shorthorn spring heifer calves; third - MaineTainer late spring heifer calves. More...

Shepherds “Hook” The Competition At 2010 PA Farm Show

On Saturday, Jan. 9, and Sun., Jan. More...

Walker’s Hereford Dunn ‘Rocked’ Farm Show

You could hear a pin drop as everyone anxiously awaited the judges’ decision for Supreme Champion Beef Female and Bull on Monday, Jan.11, at the 2010 PA Farm Show. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files of January 11, 1990 ’90 McConnellsburg firefighters were called to rescue a hang glider stuck in a Tuscarora treetop late Saturday afternoon. The 34- More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

January is being that typical cold temperature as usual. But the snow so far is minor. Our sympathy is extended to the families and relatives of Mark Gelvin, Arthur “Butch” Knepper ad Gregg Akers. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Melinda Reed, Alexys Anderson, Kyle Reed, Cali Brown, Danielle Winnick, Almeda Nead, Brittany Whitsel, Kennedy Heaster, Christopher Anderson, Tina Swan, Josh Ramsey, Deb Kerlin and John Wain. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Janet Souders, January 4; Betty Remsbyr, 87 on January 13; Dave Washa-baugh, January 15; Beth Summers, January 15; Betty Hershey, January 17; Helen Johnston, January 16; Jane Koehler and Fred McFadden Jr., January 18; Mary Hoover, More...

Sports

Girls Basketball

Faith Christian 23, FCCCS 21 More...

Basketball

Faith Christian 37, FCCCS 33 The Fulton County Community Christian School Chargers let Monday evening’s game slip through their fingers, dropping the non-league match to Faith Christian by only four points. T.J. More...

Shoots Compete In Local Hoop Shoot Contest

On Saturday, January 9, at McConnellsburg Elementary School, Chambersburg Elks Lodge 600 helds its 2010 local foul shooting competition. More...

Features

Carbon Monoxide, The Silent Killer

Public information and safety tips

Each year, nearly 5,000 people in the United States are treated in hospital emergency rooms for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. More...

Warfdsbg. Man Charged With Infant Abuse

Warfordsburg area man jailed

STAFF REPORT A Warfordsburg area man remained in the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $150,000 bond after being arrested last Friday on accusations he “vigorously” shook and as a result caused the death of his 5- week-old More...

Electronics Recycling Scheduled

Collection to begin Saturday

Given the rapid growth of “ewaste,” the Fulton County Conservation District is again spearheading the collection of various electronic equipment for recycling purposes. More...

Stahle Named NVFC’s 2009 Fireman Of The Year

Brian Strait, Denis Strait and Stacy Barnhart also receive awards

Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. honored its captain Saturday night when Randy Stahle was named the 2009 Fireman of the Year during the company’s 40th annual banquet. More...

Obituaries

Donna L. Chamberlain

Robertsdale, 71

Donna L. Chamberlain, 71, Robertsdale, died of natural causes Wednesday, January 6, 2010, at Bon Secours Holy Family Hospital, Altoona. Born August 18, 1938, in Robertsdale, she was the daughter of the late John and Isabelle Drenning) Guines. More...

Roger L. Hensley Sr.,

Needmore, 58

Roger Lee Hensley Sr., 58, Needmore, died Monday, January 4, 2010, at Harrisburg Hospital. Born November 13, 1951, he was the son of Herbert L. Hensley of Warfordsburg and the late Mary L. Shoemaker Hill and stepson of the late Kenneth Hill. More...

Lloyd D. Keith

Three Springs, 85

Lloyd D. Keith, 85, Three Springs, died at 2:40 a.m., Saturday, January 2, 2010, at his residence, following an extended illness. Born August 3, 1924, in Wells Tannery, he was a son of the late Russell and Effie (Fix) Keith. More...

Letters

How Much Was Really Spent By County?

To The Editor: I have serious issues with the costs provided by the county commissioners to The Fulton County News in reference to the union contract. More...

Thanks To Police, Firemen, Soldiers

To The Editor: I would like to give thanks to the state police for doing a good job on Route 16. People go down and up the mountain and take advantage of the speed limit where it is 35 and they are going 55 and over. More...

Police Reports

Mayor Charged With DUI

The mayor of a small northeastern Pennsylvania town is facing a DUI charge stemming from a Thanksgiving traffic stop. More...

Specter: Witness Intimidation Is A Serious Problem

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter says he’d back legislation to make witness intimidation a federal offense in state cases. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Drug Charges Filed Charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were filed January 6 by state police against former Hustontown resident Justin V. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Women’s Bible Study McConnellsburg Area Women’s Bible study is meeting on Thursdays, January 14 through the end of March, at 9:30 a.m. at Cito United Methodist Church. More...

RECREATION

Sweetheart Ball The 26th annual Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball and auction will be held Saturday, February 13, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. More...

MEETINGS

Christian Social Services Meeting Christian Social Services will hold a board meeting Thursday, January 21, at noon, in the basement of St. Paul Lutheran Church. More...

Family

Celebrates First

Ella L. Yablonski celebrated her first birthday January 7, 2010. She is the daughter of Jesse and Jill Yablonski of McConnellsburg. More...

Donates To Locks Of Love

Zada Lynch, 8, had her first haircut on December 30, 2009, but this was not an everyday haircut. Zada graciously donated her two 10-inch ponytails to Locks of Love organization to help those children in need. More...

Engagement

Jeffrey Hampton and Judy Hampton would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Doreen Hampton, to David Lee Speer. David is the son of Clifford and Judy Speer. Both are graduates of Mc- Connellsburg High School. More...