May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Robinson Sentenced In Corruption Of Minors

Ordered to complete minimum 27 months in state correctional institution

An emotional Donna Clark stood before a courtroom of onlookers Tuesday morning prepared to share details regarding how her 14-year-old son, Joshua Wilt Jr., came to suffer fatal injuries during a drunk-driving accident only moments after midnight on More...

Waterfall Bank Robber Enters Guilty Plea

A man accused of robbing a northern Fulton County bank earlier this year by handing a teller a handwritten note demanding money and a plastic grocery bag opted to enter a plea this week during formal arraignment proceedings. More...

Local & State

Forbes Road Approves Tentative 2010-11 Budget

Finances dominate board agenda

Finances dominated the Forbes Road School Board’s agenda last Monday evening as directors discussed both their school’s budget for 2010-11 as well as the Area Vocational Technical School (AVTS) budget. Budgets More...

Volunteers Make A Difference

Approximately 250 Fulton County residents volunteered to help their neighbors on Saturday, May 1, for Fulton County Make A Difference Day. More...

Franklin County Accountant Pleads Guilty

Joseph Runk gets 24 months probation

A Franklin County man appeared in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas this week for formal arraignment and entry of a plea to attempting to secure power of attorney over tax and payroll information of a Needmore business in August 2008. More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Leonard Shaw of Hustontown, was taken in the fall of 1968, when Leonard opened his barber shop. More...

20 Years Ago From The Files of May 10, 1990

’90 An incredible show of sympathy and support unfurled in Hustontown on a dreary, rainy afternoon last Sunday as firefighting units from More...

50 Years Ago From The Files Of May 26, 1960

’60 The four county high schools will graduate 105 students this year with 10 at Greenhill; 21 at Forbes Road; 37 at McConnellsburg; and 37 at Warfordsburg. More...

Sports

Baseball

Hancock 8 Southern Fulton 6 Seth Hall lasted six innings on the mound for the Southern Fulton Indians, who fell short Monday night during a two-run loss to Hancock. More...

Softball

McConnellsburg 9 St. Maria Goretti 8 More...

Boys Track & Field

SF, McConnellsburg Place In Championships More...

Community Bulletin Board

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: meatballs, spaghetti, tossed salad, Italian bread, jello. Tuesday: roast pork, gravy, mashed potatoes, sliced carrots, rye bread, cookies. More...

Completes Training

Army National Guard Pvt. Brittany A. Smith has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. She is the daughter of Melissa Farley of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and sister of Tyler Buterbaugh, McConnellsburg. More...

RELIGION

Pickin’ And Praisin’ It is pickin’ and praisin’ time at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church. The annual event will be held Saturday, June 5, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. More...

Family

Library Corner

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes “Pallbearers” by Stephen Cannell (large print), “Chasing Perfect” by Susan Mallery (large print), “Nowhere to Run” by C.J. More...

Annual Kids Fest Held

Families from across the county came out to Hustontown Firehall on Saturday, May 1, for the Local Interagency Coordinating Council’s Kids Fest 2010. More than 150 people showed up to join in a day of no-cost familyoriented fun. More...

Ultimate Road Trip Planned Along The Lincoln Highway From Schellsburg To Gettysburg And Back

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor is sponsoring a one-day bus trip along the historic Lincoln Highway from Schellsburg to Gettysburg (and back) on Saturday, June 26, 2010. The trip will be guided/narrated by Dr. More...

Spring Primary Election Slated For May 18

Registered voters will head to the polls next Tuesday to cast their vote and help decide several hotly contested statewide races. More...

Library Book Sale Set For Friday, Saturday

Fulton County Library Executive Director Jamie Brambley (left) along with library employees Maureen Snyder and Maggie Riggs sort books Tuesday in preparation for the library's annual book, plant and b More...

Council Hears Update On County’s Renovations

McConnellsburg Borough Council members heard an update on the county’s renovation and rehabilitation project and granted a quitclaim request to a borough property owner at their regular meeting last Wednesday evening. Commissioner David R. More...

Obituaries

Alma K. Garland Hagerstown, 78

Alma Kathaleen Garland, 78, Hagerstown, Md., and a resident of NMS Health Care of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at the facility. More...

Lilly R. Knepper Chambersburg, 75

Lilly Rosena “Rosie” Knepper, 75, Chambersburg, died unexpectedly Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at her home. Born December 5, 1934, in Maddensville, she was one of 12 children born to the late Clifford and Fannie Mae (Wible) Long. More...

Suzanne C. Mellott Southaven, Miss., 45

Suzanne C. Mellott, 45, Southaven, Miss., died Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Baptist Desoto Hospital from multisystem organ failure. She was born July 19, 1964, the daughter of Niles and Betty Childers of Southaven, Miss. She was married to Jay A. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Our Town Birthday wishes to LaDawn Hoffman and Morgan Smith, May 14; Brandy Lynch and Judy Strait, May 13; Paula Cook and Jessica Vance May 15; and Brian Shafer, May 18. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Nicholas Watkins, Bon Scott Booher, William Group, Minerva Park, Courteney Shehan, Dan Mellott, Jody Skinner, Travis Wilson, Greg Strait, Chuck Gates, Doris Madden and A.J. Cordell. More...

Hustontown

The weekend was beautiful and great for all mothers to enjoy their special day on Sunday. A large crowd attended the Mother’s Day dinner at Hustontown Firehall. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

MAY 13, 2010

Police Release Crime, Patrol Report State police at the Mc- Connellsburg substation recently released a report detailing criminal and patrol activity that occurred during the month of April in Fulton County. More...

Entertainment

FCAVTS Holds Annual Car Show

The Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School Drafting and Design students hosted their eighth Annual Car Show on April 24, 2010. The show took place in the McConnellsburg High School parking lot. More...

Hamlin Sweeps Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Denny Hamlin followed his Nationwide Series win Friday night with his third Cup Series victory of the season in Saturday’s Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. More...

MHS Musical Was Impossibly Wonderful!

Impossible things did happen on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 15, 16 and 17, as MHS invited the community into the enchanted world of Rogers and Hammerstein’s musical adaptation of “Cinderella.” Full of magic, wonder and th More...

Features

Cards Of Thanks

HORTON I wish to thank my family and friends for their prayers, food, cards, phone calls, flowers and acts of kindness everyone has given to me. More...

Want To Sell Your Home Fast? Put It On Stage

It used to be home sellers could put a “For Sale” sign out front, plunk down a few flowerpots near the front door, boil some cinnamon sticks for a homey scent, and voila! House ready for sale. More...

Church News

Memorial Service At Tonoloway May 16

Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Cemetery Association holds its annual memorial service this Sunday, May 16, at Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church near Warfordsburg, Pa. More...

Unity Music Festival To Be Held

The Unity Music Festival will return this year to the Farm of Peace in Warfordsburg with three days of music, camping, community and unity scheduled for June 11 through June 13. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: John David Lambert II, 34, Needmore, and Amanda Elizabeth Barnhart, 23, Needmore. More...