August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Keefer Jailed On Rape Charges

Preliminary hearing set for Woodrow Keefer Jr.

A McConnellsburg man remains lodged in the Franklin County Prison this week stemming from allegations he raped and molested several young boys. More...

Local & State

Revised 2010 Hurricane Forecast: ‘Major Hurricanes’ May Be Ahead

The 2010 hurricane season in the Atlantic, now heading into its most active three month stretch, stands a strong chance of becoming the 11th above-normal season in the past 15 years, according to federal forecasters. More...

In The Field, A Memorial Takes Shape Slowly

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Paul Murdoch, the architect of the Flight 93 National Memorial, is excited about the activity going on at the site. More...

Open Breeding Beef Show Winners

Pictured above are the Open Breeding Beef Show winners at the Fulton County Fair on Monday. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 16, 1990 ’90 The 69th annual Fulton County Fair will be held August 19-25, at the county fairgrounds. Contestants competing for the title of Fulton More...

Police Reports

Hancock Police Search For Fugitive

Hancock Police are continuing to investigate the whereabouts of a Cumberland man who is believed to have ties to both the Warfordsburg area and Hagerstown. More...

Keys Taken

Twenty-six-year-old Fannettsburg resident Matthew Lynn Deller was arraigned on charges of escape, resisting arrest and theft before Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott on August 8. State police reported at 5:55 p.m. More...

Money Stolen

Approximately $225 in loose change was stolen from plastic containers kept in a living room at 173 Railroad Street, Hustontown, on Tuesday, August 10, at 1 a.m. More...

Entertainment

August Is PA Produce Month

Pennsylvania vegetables are at their best!

August is Pennsylvania Produce Month. For the third year, the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program, along with vegetable growers across the commonwealth, will be celebrating Pennsylvania Vegetables at their Best during August. More...

Side-step Frailty With Exercise

By 2030, the number of Americans age 65 and older is expected to double from 35 million to 70 million. And as the ranks of older Americans expand, so will the occurrence of chronic disease among this population. More...

Features

Three Recipes For The Late- Summer Tomato

Just look at those beautiful supermarket tomatoes. Perfectly shaped, perfectly smooth, perfectly red. Perfectly awful! More...

Church News

Cards Of Thanks

CARMACK We would like to send a very special thanks to Rick Hoffman. He set up, organized and executed the bikea thon. Great job! More...

Pleasant Grove Christian Church Holds Vacation Bible School

Pleasant Grove Christian Church held its annual Vacation Bible School this summer the last week in July. During the week there were approximately 70-80 children/ youths in attendance each night. More...

Taylor Morton Crowned 2010 Fair Queen

Kristin Hawbaker voted first runner-up

Taylor Morton, a McConnellsburg High School senior, was crowned the 2010 Fulton County Fair Queen during pageant ceremonies held on Sunday evening. More...

Central Fulton Alters Admin Salaries

A shifting of workloads resulting from the recent reorganization of existing administration forced the Central Fulton School Board to return to the drawing board last Tuesday and revisit the topic of salary increases. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

SEVILLE In loving memory of Norman H. Seville, August 19, 1920 – January 10, 1993: Myrtle A. Seville: April 23, 1929 – August 27, 2000; and their marriage on August 20, 1945. More...

Resolution Of Respect

HEEFNER WHEREAS, it has been resolved by the members of the United Methodist women of the Fairview United Methodist Church, that Resolution of Respect be written to the memory of Grace I. More...

Mark A. Appleby

Three Springs, 24

Mark Allen Appleby, 24, Three Springs, died Tuesday morning, August 10, 2010 at the Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, Va. Born November 7, 1985, in Hershey, Pa., he was the son of Wendell and Cindy (Starr) Appleby. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Sharon and Lee Glazier attended the wedding of their grand nephew, Edward Russell, and Emily Pfeiffer of Davis, Calif., recently at the American Horticultural Society/ George Washington River Farm, Alexandria, Va. More...

Hustontown

Another year has rolled around so this is Fulton County Fair week. We hope the fair folks will have a good season. Next the school bells will be ringing. More...

Conservation Corner

Recycling More...

Sports

Happy Harvick Gets Third Win

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Kevin Harvick powered past Denny Hamlin late in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Carfax 400 to capture his third win of the season. More...

Great Cove Golf News

Week 18 standings for Great Cove Men’s League play show Jamie Greathead and Brian Mellott at the top of the leader board with 43.5 points. John Mixell and Bryan Campbell follow in second place with 41 points. More...

Camp Cadet Golf Tournament Held

The winning team at this year’s Camp Cadet golf tournament held on Friday, June 13, with a team score of 60 (11 under par), was the team from Huntingdon: (left to right) Brian Lewis, Wayne Kasse More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Back-To-School Prayer Night A back-to-school prayer night on August 24, 2010, at the Forbes Road High School auditorium. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be open to the public. More...

Family

FRHS Room Assignments

GRADE SEVEN Mr. More...

FR Elementary Class Assignments

REDBIRDS Mrs. Gabrielson More...

Celebrates Sixth

Cassie Rae Clark celebrated her sixth birthday on August 2, 2010. Her proud parents are Donna and Gary Clark Jr., Three Springs. She has two sisters, Caleigh and Kristin. She also has a brother, Joshua, who is in heaven. More...