2010-05-20 / From Days Gone By

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. Lerue Bener of Ealysburg has been assigned to the McConnellsburg Methodist Parish.

The Sunday afternoon open house event at the new Fulton County Medical Center is growing more popular each day. The hospital is open from 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. each Sunday afternoon for guided tours. If the present rate of progress is maintained, the hospital may be completed by May 30.

Fred Fore of McConnellsburg, a senior at Lebanon Valley College, was one of the Lebanon diamond men awarded letters at the allsports banquet at Annville on May 19.

H. Lyle Duffey will teach science, math and social studies. Miss Raffenburger will head the business department at the McConnellsburg High School.

The new traffic signals in McConnellsburg are bringing such favorable comment from all directions. At the same time, they were installed, the street corners were rounded and this, too, is bringing much praise

Richard I. Wright, Waterfall; Lillian L. Sipes, Harrisonville and Rebecca C. Moseby of Wells Tannery are members of the class which will graduate from the Chambersburg School of Business on Friday evening.

A kitchen shower was held on May 19 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Blair Strait of Needmore in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Strait of Chambersburg.

Deaths: Guy Edwin Bivens of near Hancock; Charles Howard Hess; Mrs. Elizabeth Belle Varner of Shippensburg; Mrs. Lawrence Paylor of Ayr Township.

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