2010-06-03 / From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 31, 1990 ’90 Graduation services are set for the three county schools. Forbes Road will hold commencement exercises Friday, June 1. Margaret Taylor,

director of marketing and public affairs at Wilson College, will be speaking. Valedictorian of the class is Diane Kine and salutatorian is Lori Snyder. Commencement exercises will be held at McConnellsburg High School June 3 with four highest students of the class Jeanne Plessinger, valedictorian; Kirby Knepper, salutatorian; and Tony Howell and James Schall speaking. Southern Fulton will hold their exercises June 4 with the four highest in the class speaking which are Janet Hixon, valedictorian; April Younker, salutatorian; Justine Hoopengardner; and Nicole Trail.

The Joint Operating Committee of the Fulton County Area Vocational-Technical School postponed the open house and auction sale for the building trades program’s student-built house at the committee’s regular meeting May 24. The open house will now be held June 2 and 3 with the public auction of the house on June 20. Some of the finishing work such as grass seeding, landscaping, etc. remains to be done.

A public meeting will be held next Thursday in the Mc- Connellsburg High School auditorium to review a proposal by the Palmer Group to construct a 500-bed minimum security detention facility in Dublin Township to serve Fulton County.

Joel Waite, Fort Littleton, received the Juris Doctor degree May 20 from the School of Law at Washington and Lee University.

Deaths: David Detwiler, 83, Three Springs; Arthur Burke, 76, Hancock; James Neuder, 83, Robertsdale; Betty Harris, 59, Hagerstown; Stanley Macht, 75, Hagerstown.

Birth at the Medical Center: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Foor of Hopewell on May 19.

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