August 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Corbett Campaign Stops Here

Gubernatorial candidate meets with residents, county officials

The only thing missing from Monday’s meet and greet with gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett outside the McConnellsburg Firehall was a complimentary box of Girl Scout cookies. More...

Local & State

Licensed Daycare Opens In Hustontown

Kathy Baker offering part- and fulltime services

With her 5-year-old daughter Kayla having started kindergarten Wednesday, Kathy Baker’s full attention is focused on offering the same type of quality childcare to other area children that she gave to her daughter over the years. More...

Little Miss Fulton County Fair Queen Crowned

One of the highlights of the 2010 Fulton County Fair was the Little Miss Fair Queen Contest that was held on Tuesday evening of fair week. More...

County Seeks Input On Polling Location

Union Township tax collector resigns

Not wishing to jump the gun and needlessly relocate a polling place, the Fulton County commissioners will be seeking public input over the next several weeks regarding the future of the Licking Creek Township election day location. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Beth Barmont, Kadence Whitsel, Angel Shehan, Lily Mae Bair, Kyle Mitchell, Dezarey Swope and Adam Locke. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Larry Sipes, August 24; Nathan Karczewski, 18 on on August 11; Emily Karczewski, 16 on August 25; Dylan Gelvin, 18 on August 26; Carl Mellott, 61 on August 3; Wayne Strait, August 26; Audrey Hall, August 19; Michele Frinafrock, Au More...

Hustontown

It was another nice, warm weekend but only a few sprinkles of rain on Sunday morning. Glad to hear there was a good turnout for the Fairview and Knobsville United Methodist churches picnic on Sunday at Cowans Gap. More...

Entertainment

In Little League’s Home, Gas Drilling Is Huge

Drilling has brought an influx of jobs, business and money to Williamsport. The overall economic impact it will have on the area has is yet to be seen

“I have been in economic development for 30 years and have never seen anything that comes close to what we are experiencing. … We estimate, to date, more than 1,500 jobs have been created and thousands more will be. ... More...

Features

Is Renting A Home Right For You?

Brian Hollar of Arlington, Va., has never owned a home. That’s one big reason, he says, why he’s been able to travel extensively, go back to school after more than a decade of work, and not worry about retirement. More...

Family

Graduates

Army Pvt. Christopher L. Shaw has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Green Hill School Reunion Held

The Green Hill Alumni Association held its biannual reunion Saturday, August 14, 2010, at Sideling Hill Christatoes, tian Church Fellowship Hall. The emcee for the evening was Curtis Nunn, president of the association. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday, August 30: cheese ravioli, tossed salad, green beans, Italian bread, mixed fruit. Tuesday, August 31: meatball sandwich, tater tots, applesauce, roll, jello. More...

Paul Swope Joins Staff At Forbes Road

Newest elementary principal eager to begin duties

When Paul Swope joined the staff of the Forbes Road School District earlier this summer as elementary principal, his dreams of finally returning home were realized. More...

Theresa Corle Is Newest Principal At So. Fulton

Northern Bedford County native establishing roots here

Students of Southern Fulton Elementary were greeted by a somewhat familiar face on Tuesday when they returned to school for the kickoff of the 2010-11 school year. More...

Obituaries

Mary L. McGeary

Greencastle, 86

Mary Lois (Akers) Mc- Geary, 86, Greencastle, Pa., died at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 21, 2010 in her home. Born March 15, 1924, in Altoona, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Elizabeth (Kegarise) Akers. More...

Elsie Kendall Riggs

Chambersburg, 82

Elsie Kendall Riggs, 82, Chambersburg, died peacefully at her daughter’s home surrounded by family on Friday, August 20, 2010, following a courageous battle with cancer. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 23, 1990 ’90 Nicole Seiders, a McConnellsburg High School senior, was crowned 1990 Fulton County Fair Queen at the fourth annual fair queen pageant held August 24. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Gun Stolen A Mossburg 410 shotgun valued at $260 was stolen from 1014 West Orchard Road in Thompson Township between 10:30 a.m. on July 26 and noon on July 28. The gun was located in the upstairs bedroom closet when it was taken. More...

Sports

Kyle Busch Sweeps Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

It has been a year of first-time winners in the Late Model division at Path Valley. After Friday night, there have been four different drivers make their first trip to victory lane since switching from other divisions to run a Late Model. More...

Racing Roundup

Daryn Pittman and Brian Montieth split Twin 20s for 410 Sprints Friday at Williams Grove Speedway. More...

Church News

Preceptor Gamma Pi Completes Successful Year

Preceptor Gamma Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International recently completed a rewarding and successful year and elected their officers for the coming year. More...

Bike Winner

Caden Harman, son of Jessica and Matt Harman of McConnellsburg, was the July bike winner at Johnnie’s Diner. More...

Guyer – Sipes United

Sheree Ann Sipes and Brandon Lee Guyer were united in marriage on July 25, 2010, by Rev. William Miller in an outdoor ceremony held at the home of the bride’s aunt and uncle, Mark and Mary Llewellyn, in Hagerstown. More...