September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Boro Teen Arrested On Drug Charges

Found with crack cocaine

A 16-year-old boy from Mc- Connellsburg has been certified as an adult and will have his day in court after allegedly smuggling multiple bags of crack cocaine into the Franklin County Prison. More...

Local & State

Why 100,000 Jobs A Month Won’t Lower Unemployment Rate

Stock investors cheered Friday because the latest monthly jobs report wasn’t terrible. More...

From Private Plane To Prison Cell For Pa. Lawmaker

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) – As a powerful state representative, Mike Veon for years was perfectly coiffed, wore $1,000 custom-made pin-striped suits, smoked expensive cigars and sipped Makers Mark bourbon with lobbyists. More...

Man Charged In Motorcycle Crash That Killed 5 People

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A taxi driver with a history of traffic violations caused a June crash that killed five motorcyclists in central Pennsylvania, authorities said Friday. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 6, 1990 ’90 Union Cemetery, just south of McConnellsburg, is the final resting place for many Fulton Countians and their relatives, friends and More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Guy and Wanda Truax of Pleasant Ridge Road celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 3. Aaron Hahn, an accident victim three months or so, is improving quite well. Please keep him and others who are ill or disabled in your prayers. More...

Hustontown

The weather was great for a lot of folks to get out for Labor Day holidays, but we could use some rain. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Thelma Chilcote, who passed away last week. More...

Sports

Cowboys Lasso Second Victory

Fulton County’s varsity Cowboys team captured its second victory of the young season, holding off Mount Union, the defending Huntingdon County Youth Football Champions. More...

Stewart Gets First Win Of Season

HAMPTON, Ga. – Tony Stewart won for the third time at Atlanta and for the 38th time in his career when he beat Carl Edwards to the checkered flag, to break a 31- race winless streak for the two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion. More...

Racing Roundup

J.T. Spence ended a twoyear winless drought Saturday night at Hagerstown Speedway, but it was Big Cove Tannery’s Frankie Plessinger capping of the season with his first career Late Model track championship. More...

Church News

During These Salad Days, Let Us Entertain You

When it’s too hot to cook, the Monitor’s language columnist considers how salads really are worth their salt. More...

Special Services

A ladies retreat, “One Day With The King,” will be held September 25, at Fort Littleton Bible Church. To register call 987-4404. More...

Healing Services

My Father’s House Ministry will hold special healing services with Rex Burgher September 26 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend this service. More...

Residents Hear Animal Cruelty Concerns

Commissioners offer office space for follow-up meeting

Around a dozen residents were on hand last Thursday evening to hear about the growing need for an enforcement officer to respond to and accordingly charge county residents in cases of animal cruelty and neglect. More...

PA Senate GOP Writes Marcellus Shale Tax Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Obituaries

Beulah E. Keefer

McConnellsburg, 81

Beulah E. Keefer, 81, McConnellsburg, died Monday, September, 6, 2010, at her residence. She was born in McConnellsburg, on November 1, 1928, the daughter of the late Horace and Margaret (Kelso) Peck. She was the wife of Woodrow W. More...

Edna G. Kaplan

McConnellsburg, 77

Edna G. Kaplan, 77, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center. She was born May 8, 1933, in Mc- Connellsburg, the daughter of the late Russell and Florence (Eader) Gordon. More...

Maxine M. Kerlin

Knobsville, 82

Maxine Martha Kerlin, 82, formerly of Knobsville, died Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center in Chambersburg. More...

Letters

Seeks Support Of House Bill 2585

To The Editor: Throughout history, sheriffs and deputy sheriffs have always had the common law authority to enforce the laws of this commonwealth, yet over the past 30 years, that authority has come into question time and time again. More...

Police Reports

Waterfall Road Home Burglarized, Ransacked

A home at 2297 Waterfall Road, Waterfall, was ransacked by burglars during a break-in between 5:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 30. More...

Spare Tire Stolen

A spare tire and rim along with two pieces of scrap wood were stolen from the bed of a 1993 Dodge Dakota truck parked at 536 Knobsville Road, McConnellsburg, between 8 a.m. on August 28 and 9 a.m. on August 31. More...

Scrap Metal Taken

Several pieces of scrap metal were taken from 514 Apple Blossom Lane in Licking Creek Township between noon on July 20 and 6 p.m. on August 23. Victim of the theft is a 32-year-old male from Harrisonville. More...

Entertainment

Attend Broadway Show Of Re-Creation #36

Indiana County Fair in Indiana, Pa., was host to the professional stage show of Re-Creation #36 on Monday, August 30. More...

Family

Snair – DeShong United In Marriage

On a beautiful summer evening, July 11, 2010, Heather D. DeShong and Nathan W. Snair were united in marriage at Lake Raystown Resort, Entriken, Pa. The bride was given n marriage by her parents, Cammy and Shawn DeShong of McConnellsburg. More...

SuperReader To Visit Library

SuperReader will visit the Fulton County Library, 227 North First Street in Mc- Connellsburg, on Saturday, September 18, 2010, at 11 a.m. to present an entertaining program that encourages children to read. More...

Graduates

Army National Guard Pvt. Justin L. Gordon has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. More...