June 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Fulton Co. Medical Center

Foundation Names Exec. Director

The Fulton County Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors hosted a welcome luncheon last week for newly appointed Executive Director, Robert Roush, Ph.D., CFRE. More...

Local & State

Strawberry Festival Set For This Weekend

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism invites you to join it for the 20th annual Strawberry Festival June 11 and 12. Activities are scheduled to get under way at 10 a.m. on both days, running until 9 p.m. on Friday and 4 p.m. More...

Council Reviews Subdivision/Land-Use Ordinance

Addresses routine matters

McConnellsburg Borough Council members reviewed a draft of their new subdivision ordinance and approved a subdivision request at their regular meeting last Wednesday evening. More...

Camp Cadet Hosts Variety Of Activities

Cadets take instruction on firearms use at Camp Cadet held at the Sinoquipe Scout Reservation. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 7, 1990 ’90 Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. members Thomas Lane and James Chesnut Jr. died as the result of carbon monoxide poisoning More...

30 Years Ago

30 Years Ago From The Files Of June 5, 1980 ’80 A late night fire of undetermined origin destroyed a barn and all its contents last Tuesday near Hustontown. State police and the More...

40 Years Ago

40 Years Ago From The Files Of June 81, 1970 ’70 The third annual Tuscarora Hillclimb, an event looked forward to each year by sports car enthusiasts and which brings thousands of them to this community, will be held here this Saturday a More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Dora Lynch, June 12; Tony Shives and Gabrielle McGarvey, 17 years old on June 14; Linda Deshong, June 13; Cooper McGarvey, Jim Johnston and Denny Ritchey, June 15; David Glenn, June 12; Roger Sipes, June 15; Ray Pittman, June 11; More...

Hustontown

The weekend weather was great and made for a nice time to picnic or whatever. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Earl McDaid, who passed away Saturday. More...

Maddensville

Maddensville Belated birthday wishes to Jeff Yoder, June Yoder, Philip Horne, Alayna Gaff, Phil Speck, Benjamin Glunt, Linda Myers, Adam Heaster, Travis Kling, Cortney McMath, George Hann, Aimee Brumback and Sue Fleming. More...

Sports

Fourth Pocono Win For Hamlin

LONG POND, Pa. – Denny Hamlin got his fourth Sprint Cup win at Pocono Sunday after surviving a green-white-checkered finish that saw 10 cars wreck behind him. More...

Little League Results

Following are the Fulton County Little League results for the week. Late games from two weeks ago: Royals 21 Dodgers 14 Winning pitcher was Cameron Mellott. Home runs by: Royals Dylan Everts and Dodgers Cheyenne Burger. More...

Paylor, Mellott Meet In 1970 Great Cove Men’s Championship Rematch

Two longtime golfers, both Fulton County natives who now live in Hagerstown, Md., faced off Friday in a golf match that marked the 40th anniversary of Great Cove Golf Club’s 1970 men’s club championship. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Concert The Freemans will be in concert Sunday, June 20, at 6:00 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, three miles west of Needmore on Pleasant Grove Road. There will be a freewill offering. Pastor Denver Plessinger welcomes all. More...

BIBLE SCHOOL

Bible School Vacation Bible School will be held at Fairview United Methodist Church at North Hess Road, Harrisonville, June 14-18, at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. nightly. More...

RECREATION

Bluegrass Festival The second annual bluegrass festival will be held June 19 at the Artemas Community Park, located behind the American Legion on Big Creek Road, 12 miles south of Clearville. More...

Church News

AREA CHURCH SERVICES

Amaranth Church of the Brethren, Freeman Snair, Pastor. Sunday School service at 9:30 a.m. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Amberson United Methodist Church, Pastor Ed Sharpe. Sunday Worship Service at 9:30 a.m. More...

Forbes Teachers, Board Disagree On Contract

Board rejects factfinder’sreport

After voting twice to reject the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board fact-finder’s recommendations, the Forbes Road School Board will now have to return to the bargaining table with the Forbes Road Education Association. More...

Fire Damages Two-Story Home Near Knobsville

Cause linked to electrical malfunction

A fire marshal with the Pennsylvania State Police has completed his investigation into an early evening fire that damaged a twostory home over the weekend. Trooper M.B. More...

JLG Receives $85.7 Million Army Contract

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company, announced last Thursday that it has received an order to build 492 All Terrain Lifter Army System (ATLAS II) telescopic forklifts for the U.S. Army. More...

Obituaries

HIXON

Loved and missed – Curtis W. Hixon – June 10, 1960, to September 30, 2004. Love, Mom and Dad and family More...

Earl H. McDaid

Hustontown, 96 Earl H. McDaid, 96, Hustontown, died Saturday, June 5, 2010, at his residence. He was born in West Finley, Pa., April 28, 1914, the son of the late Homer and Mary (Lamberson) McDaid. He was the widower of Anna B. More...

Cleo M. Odonnell

Harrisonville, 83 Cleo M. Odonnell, 83, Harrisonville, died Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Letters

Wants Animal Abuse To Stop

To The Editor: More...

Teachers’ Union Willing To Compromise

To The Editor: “We all have two choices; we can make a living or we can design a life.” Forbes Road teachers desire to accomplish both but have been working, and volunteering, without a contract for the past year – something we ha More...

Cards Of Thanks

HESS

The family of Ivan “Chubb” Hess wish to thank everyone for the prayers, cards, phone calls, visits, food and flowers that we received during our time of sorrow. More...

Police Reports

Rangers Make Drug Arrest

Rangers from Cowans Gap State Park will charge a Hagerstown, Md., man with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in connection with an incident that occurred on Memorial Day. More...

Public Drunkenness Charges To Be Filed

Charges of public drunkenness will be filed against an East Berlin, Pa., woman after she was reportedly endangering herself and the public while on the beach at Cowans Gap State Park. On Memorial Day park rangers were dispatched at 5 p.m. More...

Pregnant Woman Assaulted

A five-month pregnant woman was transported to Fulton County Medical Center following an assault at a Stoneybreak Road, Warfordsburg, residence on Wednesday, June 2. More...

Entertainment

Graduates

Tabitha Guyer, 26, Mc- Connellsburg, graduated from Kaplan University, Hagerstown, on May 22 with a degree in medical assistance. She is the daughter of Karen Guyer of Six Mile Run, and Elton Guyer of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Great Cove Golf News

A field of 64 competed Sunday in the men’s annual member-guest tournament at Great Cove. Mike Kendall and guest Craig Wagner, 62, were the low net winners, followed in second by Dave Vance and guest Tom Klich, 62. More...

Graduates

A local resident was awarded a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. Daniel True of Warfordsburg is a member of the WVU School of Pharmacy Class of 2010. More...

Family

American Crosses English Channel In Chair Tied To Helium Balloons

The challenge of crossing the English Channel has called to intrepid travelers for centuries. More...

Celebrates First

Gemma Gordon celebrated her first birthday on May 7. She is the daughter of Jason and Julie Gordon of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Receives Degree

Amber Oliver of Hustontown graduated magna cum laude from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science degree in resort recreation management/ tourism and an emphasis in business and dance performance. More...