April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Central Fulton Tables Pension Action

District’s estimated share in pension fund is $960K in 2012-13; represents 584.4 percent increase

Feeling it needed more information and facts to support taking official action, the Central Fulton School Board has agreed to temporarily table a resolution urging the state Legislature to address the financial issues related to the public school em More...

F & M Trust To Open ATM At Ayr Town Center

F&M Trust has announced plans to open a new automated teller machine (ATM) location in McConnellsburg. More...

Local & State

FCMC Foundation Auction Nets $20K

Saturday evening in the small town of Hustontown, auction goers were all a buzz at Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s annual auction. More...

Flag Committee Members Selected

Members of the county Flag Committee were appointed this week by the Fulton County commissioners, with one new addition to the annual committee. More...

Farm Bureau Promotes Highway Safety

The Fulton County Farm Bureau conducted its annual “Rural Roads Safety Day” event April 16 at the Johnston farm on Back Run Road, south of McConnellsburg. More...

Sports

McQuade Signs At Shepherd

Samanthia McQuade signed a National Letter of Intent last Thursday, April 15, at McConnellsburg High School accepting a scholarship and to play softball at Shepherd University next year. More...

Boys Track

Southern Fulton 98, Southern Huntingdon 42 Northern Bedford 84, Southern Fulton 55 More...

Girls Track

Southern Fulton 111, Southern Huntingdon 38 Northern Bedford 92, Southern Fulton 54 More...

Features

Oprah: New Talk Show Will Take Her Around The World

Oprah Winfrey is moving from daytime television to prime time, the talk show host announced last Thursday. More...

Fossils Found In South Africa Point To Early Human Ancestors

The eroded remains of a prehistoric limestone cave in South Africa have yielded fossils belonging to a new species of early human ancestor, an international research team announced recently. More...

Health Care Fraud: Two Ways Scammers Are Trying To Take Your Money

Scammers and fraudsters are taking advantage of public confusion about the new healthcare law by peddling bogus healthcare policies to anxious Americans. More...

Church News

Cards Of Thanks

KEEFER I would like to thank everyone for their cards and best wishes they sent me for my 80th birthday. Thank you for your phone calls and party you had for me. May God bless you all. More...

In Memory

HANN In loving memory of Kevin Hann, August 7, 1966 – April 24, 2004: Right now you are in a better place And though we are apart You are as close as always You are here within our hearts You are with us when we greet each day And when the sun More...

Forbes Asks Legislators For Pension Reform

District’s pension payments to skyrocket

Last Monday evening, the Forbes Road school board members adopted a resolution asking the state Legislature to take action on school employee pension reform. More...

Fulton Wildlife Conservation Officer Recognized

2009 CLECA winner for commonwealth

STAFF REPORT Whether you call them game protectors, game wardens or wildlife conservation officers, the purpose of the men in green is to “protect that which cannot protect itself.” For Fulton County WCO Kevin Mountz, that particular s More...

JLG/Oshkosh Give $75K To Communities

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company, announced Friday multiple contributions to support local human services organizations in communities where JLG has a presence. The Oshkosh Corp. More...

Obituaries

Ralph Glenn

McConnellsburg, 91

Ralph Glenn, 91, McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at his home He was born July 9, 1918, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late George and Louise (Woodall) Glenn. He was married to Marjorie Culler Glenn on April 3, 1943. More...

Archie T. Sowers

Akron, Ohio, 83

Archie T. Sowers, 83, Akron, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, in Akron, Ohio. He was born in Webster Mills, Pa., on November 2, 1926. He was the son of the late Elmer and Gertrude (Keyser) Sowers. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 19, 1990 ’90 Marlin Shimer, known affectionately as “Corny” by just about everyone in Fulton County, died on Sunday, but his name will More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

The Central Fulton students did a fabulous job in the musical “Cinderealla” last week. They had a full house each night. The streams in the county were lined with fisherman on Saturday for the first day of trout season. More...

Hustontown

The weekend was beautiful, except the temperatures were a little cool. The first trees are really in full bloom. A nice crowd attended the sale at Aughwick Auction on Saturday, with items from the McConnellsburg Inn sold. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Thelma Shoop, Cameron Locke, Lucas Hale, Lindsey Hale, Lee Ann Henry, Abby Hann, Joe Diehl, .. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Gospel Concert A gospel concert will be at Lemasters Community Center, Lemasters, Pa., Saturday, April 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A freewill offering will be lifted. Held indoors. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. More...

RECREATION

Football/Cheerleading Registration Youth football and cheerleading registration for Fulton County Cowboys for ages 5-12 will be held Sunday, April 25, May 16, June 27 and July 18, at the American Legion in McConnellsburg from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. More...

MEETINGS

Christian Social Services Meeting Christian Social Services will hold a board meeting Thursday, April 22, at noon, in the basement of St. Paul Lutheran Church. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Ashley Robert Ramsey and Candy Leigh Harris of Hustontown are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Cabela Renee Ramsey, born Thursday, March 18, 2010, at 7:36 p.m. at Chambersburg Hospital. More...

Celebrates Fourth

Katie Elizabeth Daniels celebrated her fourth birthday on Tuesday, April 20. She is the daughter of Tony and Christie Daniels of Harrisonville. Katie has a big brother Brady and a baby brother, Jesse. More...

Celebrates Fourth

Logan Michael Souders will celebrate his fourth birthday on April 24. He is the son of Chad Souders of Mc- Connellsburg and Holly Souders of Waynesboro. More...