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70 Years Ago From The files Of May 23, 1940 ’40

1940 ’40 Deaths: James W. Linn of Mc- Connellsburg; Mrs. Richard Pittman of Todd Township; David Truax Humbert of Thompson Township; Mrs. Alice Maude Hess; Denver Leroy Fetters of Hustontown; Mrs. Grant Curfman of Three Springs. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 17, 1990

From The Files Of May 17, 1990 ’90 Country entertainer Bill Anderson appeared at the McConnellsburg Fire Co.’s carnival on Monday night, drawing large crowds to the fairgrounds. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 15, 1980

’80 The residents of Fulton County are being asked to show their concern for the 52 American hostages held by terrorists in Iran since the More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 2, 1960

’60 The largest attendance in recent years observed Memorial Day in McConnellsburg on May 29 and the Honorable Rex J. Stranger, More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files of June 1, 1950

’50 A proposed addition to the local school plant, consisting of 15 classrooms, has been submitted to the state public school building authority for approval. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 29, 1930

’30 Deaths: DeKalb Wilt of Fort Litt leton; Dr. George C. Barton of Lakeland, Fla.; Lee James Locke of Burnt Cabins. G.T. Buckner, chief surveyor, reports that the contract for floodlights will be installed in the near future. 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...

60 Years Ago From The Files Of May 25, 1950 ’50

’50 The four high schools of Fulton County – Green Hill, Warfordsburg, McConnellsburg and Hustontown – will graduate a total of 105 seniors this year. Rev. More...

80 Years Ago From The Files Of May 22, 1930 ’30

’30 Deaths: Mrs. Jennie Elizabeth Downs of Hustontown; Mrs. Ellen Bergstresser of Shippensburg; J.C. Peterson of Burnt Cabins; Emma Pott Goudy of Salt Lake City, Iowa. Matilda, 4-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 28, 1970

’70 The periodical cicada (locust), which occurs in Pennsylvania, has a 17-year life cycle. This is the longest life cycle of any insect presently found in the state and will occur this year in Fulton County. More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Stella Pittman of McConnellsburg, pictures her stepfather, Ervin Kuykendall, and her mother, Arlene Hann Kuykendall, and was taken in 1980. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 30, 1940

’40 Pictures of the Hustontown and Green Hill graduating classes this year appear on the front page of this issue. The Hustontown graduates More...