April 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Camp Cadet Set For June 6-11

Presentations now being held in county schools

Fulton County Camp Cadet Association’s 16th annual Camp Cadet will be held June 6-11 at Camp Sinoquipe, located near Fort Littleton. More...

Local & State

Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge Recognizes County’s Honor Society Students

Mount Zion Lodge, No. 774, Free and Accepted Masons, congratulated Fulton County’s National Honor Society students with a meal and entertainment Saturday evening at the firehall in McConnellsburg. More...

Darryl Heckman Leaves County Coroner Post

County to begin collecting taxes in Valley-Hi

The Fulton County commissioners bid a fond farewell this week to retiring Coroner Darryl Heckman, who is slated to end his 12-year career effective Thursday. More...

Law Office Opening Announced

Deborah Dresser Neiderer, Esq., to open practice here

Effective April 5, 2010, Deborah Dresser Neiderer, Esq. is pleased to announce the opening of her family law solo practice in McConnellsburg, Pa. Neiderer’s office is located within the law offices of Stanley J. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Donna Clark, Emily Ramsey, Neil Brown, Katrina Benson, Kelsey Fleck, Wayne Good, Holden Lupey, Vicki Hamman, Bridget Foor, Dennis Flasher and Mary Beth Ulsh. Anniversary wishes to Brian and Tammy Fraker. More...

Our Town

Don’t forget the Lions Club Easter egg hunt at the Lions Park on Saturday, April 3, at 10:00 a.m. The Lions have sponsored this activity for many years. Congratulations to Denver Jr. More...

Hustontown

The nice weather over the weekend turned nasty on Sunday. Those spring rains are starting. Maybe Easter weekend will be nice. A nice crowd of folks visited the flea market at St. Thomas United Metho-dist Church building on Friday and Saturday. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Revival Revival services will be held April 8, 9 and 10 at 7:00 p.m. at Bedford Chapel Church, 4570 Flickerville Rd, Warfordsburg. Guest speakers will be evangelists Richard and Mary Fox. More...

RECREATION

tournament will be held April 3 at McConnellsburg Community Building. Registration will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. All are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 717-860-5175. More...

MEETINGS

MHS Soccer Booster Meeting McConnellsburg boys soccer boosters will be meeting April 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Mr. McKelvey’s room of the high school. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: James R. Smith, 27, Fort Loudon, and Jennifer Nicole Gordon, 22, Fort Loudon. More...

Cards Of Thanks

ALUMNI AND FRIENDS The McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends Association would like to thank everyone who came to the community building on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for some exerise. This program is done for this year. ELVEYS More...

Church News

Special Services

The Clever family, with evangelist Joseph, will be providing special musica and message at Jerusalem Christian Church on Sunday evening, April 11, at 6:00 p.m. More...

Easter Services

Antioch Christian Church will hold Easter services April 4 at 8:00 a.m., followed by Sunday School. All are welcome. More...

Revival

Everyone is welcome to to attend the last day of the Bedford and Fulton Counties Christian Conference spring revival service to be held at Jerusalem Christian Church on Easter Sunday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. More...

County Awards Renovation Contracts

Initial project phase nears completion

As the initial phase of the county’s facility renovations nears completion, the Fulton County commissioners have proceeded with the awarding of contracts for work associated with a variety of areas spanning the demolition of the existing jail More...

McFadden Sentencing Postponed

Sentencing in indecent assault case continued until June 8

After chastising a McConnellsburg area man for not actively seeking help or counseling on his own, Judge Shawn Meyers of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas opted to delay formal sentencing until June in a case involving the indecent assault of More...

“News” Reduces Page Size

This week the “News” has converted to a new 44-inch width format, meaning the newspaper you are holding is just 11 inches wide. More...

Rock Climber Cr itical After Fall

Earl Harding Jr. remains in Hershey Medical Center

A McConnellsburg area man remains hospitalized this week after suffering injuries on Sunday, March 21, during a rock climbing accident in Michaux State Forest. More...

Obituaries

Norman H. Mellott

Big Cove Tannery, 79

Norman H. Mellott, 79, Big Cove Tannery, died sunday, March 28, 2010, at Altoona Regional Trauma Unit, Altoona. He was born in Needmore, December 8, 1930, the son of the late R.C. and Jesse (Truax) Mellott. He was the husband of Arietta W. More...

Marion A. Moffat

Everett, 71

Marion Alice (Grubb) Moffat, 71, Pennknoll Village, Everett, formerly of Wells Tannery, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at 3:50 a.m., at the home. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 29, 1990 ’90 The new year ushered in a new decade while 1990 has also brought a very tough McConnellsburg High School girls’ basketball More...

Letters

Appreciates Dott Store’s Old-fashioned Style

To The Editor: In 1905 Albert Einstein published his “Special Theory of Relativity.” In general, it states that the faster we go the more time slows down. More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

It was brutal cold over the weekend but most racing events pressed on, and several tracks opened for the first time this season. More...

Hamlin Muscles To Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va.— Denny Hamlin powered his way to victory lane in Monday’s rain-postponed Sprint Cup Goodys 500. “I can’t believe it,” said Hamlin. “I thought it was the end for us. More...

FORBES ROAD VARSITY BASEBALL

Apr. 1 at Hyndman 4:30 Apr. 24 at SF 2:00 Apr. 6 MHS 4:30 Apr. 26 at MHS 6:30 Apr. 8 NBC 4:45 Apr. 29 at NBC 4:30 Apr. 12 Tussey Mt. 4:30 Apr. 30 C. Ridge 4:30 Apr. 14 Hancock 4:30 May 3 SF 4:30 Apr. 15 at Everett 4:30 May 6 at Tussey 4:30 Apr. More...

Features

The Nuclear Waste Problem: Where To Put It?

President Obama’s new Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future has a mission that nobody else has been able to do: Find a longterm storage solution for America’s growing mountain of radioactive nuclear waste. More...

“Patty Duke Show” Cast Reunites For Ads

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The cast of the 1960s TV comedy “The Patty Duke Show’’ reunited as seasoned citizens Tuesday to promote the Social Security Administration’s service allowing baby boomers to apply online for retiremen More...

Mystery Monkey Of Tampa Bay Becomes A Facebook Phenomenon

A fugitive monkey living for a year on fruit and trash in the Tampa suburbs is fast on his way to becoming a major cult hero with his own Facebook page and a growing list of devoted fans. “Don’t let them catch you! More...