2010-06-24 / From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 21, 1990 ’90 National country music recording artists and a princess pageant are some of the highlights of this year’s Hustontown Firemen’s Carnival

June 25-30. Kitty Wells, the “queen of country music,” with a brand new show will appear on Saturday night. On Friday night the firemen will host Cissie Lynn, “the coal miner’s daughter’s daughter,” and they are expecting a big turnout for this very popular country star.

JLG Industries announced that the board of directors has accepted the resignation, effective immediately, of the company’s president and chief operating officer, Stephen R. Cecil. John L. Grove, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, will assume Cecil’s responsibilities until a replacement is found. Cecil is leaving the company to pursue other business interests.

Fulton County commissioners told the “News” Tuesday that they are in no hurry to make a decision on the Palmer Group’s proposal for a minimum security detention facility. At the same time the group is pursuing an alternative site in the Southern Fulton School District since there appears to be so much opposition to the proposed Dublin Township site.

Margaret Reeder, McConnellsburg, became the first woman member to shoot a hole-in-one at Great Cove Golf Club when she aced the 146-yard number four hole on Friday while playing a round with her husband, Ken.

The First National Bank paid tribute to area farmers by giving away ice cream sandwiches on Friday, June 15, to mark Dairy Month. More than 640 people enjoyed the free milk product at the bank in McConnellsburg and 160 at their Needmore branch.

Deaths: Isabel Schooley, 64, Harrisonville; Emory Crowe, 81, Blairs Mills; Earl E. Salyards, 83, Fort Littleton; Daisy Etter, 77, Chambersburg; William Gutshall, 81, Huntingdon; Cornelia E. Messner, 85, Hagerstown.

Births at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Keith Stevenson of Broad Top on June 9; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eckerode of Willow Hill on June 9.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Horton of Wells Tannery celebrated their 50th wedding on May 5.

Marriage licenses: Joseph Stallman, McConnellsburg, and Kimberly Shehan, Harrisonville; Fred Black Jr., Mc- Connellsburg, and Tracey Mellott, McConnellsburg; Christopher Deshong, Shippensburg, and Lori Snyder, Shippensburg; David McDaid, Hustontown, and Kimberly Kendall, Hustontown.

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