September 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

County Addresses Weekly Agenda

Fulton County commissioners Bonnie Mellott Keefer, David Hoover II and Craig Cutchall had a full agenda Tuesday morning addressing several change orders for the ongoing facility renovations and the draft of the single external audit. More...

Local & State

Print Raffle To Benefit Library

With the support of local community members, the Fulton County Library kicked off a fundraising effort on Friday, September 17. More...

Forbes Road Personnel Items Top Agenda

Other routine business discussed

The Forbes Road School Board of Directors acted on several personnel matters and conducted other routine business at its regular board meeting last Monday evening. More...

Court: State Police Incident Reports Not Public

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Incident reports filed by Pennsylvania state troopers do not have to be released to the public, Commonwealth Court ruled Thursday in a reversal of the state open records office. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 20, 1990 ’90 The first frost of the fall came on Tuesday, a little earlier than the official start of the autumn season. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jean Kies, Mark Vinson, Jack Buterbaugh and Bob Albright on September 25; Bob Wible and John Kelso on September 26; Jeff Doyle and Dolly Peffer on September 28; Harriet Warsing, September 27; Chrissy Buterbaugh, September 28; Carl More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Richard Armagost Jr., Kristi Watkins, Sandy Hilbert, Jacob Hann, Larry Houck, Monica Armagost, Bob Paruch, Garry Book, Carolyn Henry, Althea Stains, George Winnick, Paul Bennett and Kenny Watkins Jr. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone is still out enjoying this beautiful weather, but we sure could use a little rain to go with it. Also we have to think how this affects the farmers’ crops to supply their feed for the winter. More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

Pat Cannon came within .33 of a second of shocking the Sprint car community Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway. More...

Young, Good, And Wagner Earn Sprint Wins

With the annual Sprint Nationals just a day away, the field of Sprint Cars was bolstered by several teams tuning up for the big event. The racing was a good tuneup for many, while it left several teams with plenty of work to get ready for Saturday. More...

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Chestnut Ridge 3 Forbes Road 0 Forbes Road dropped its third consecutive game Monday evening with a 3-0 Sideling Hill League loss at the hands of Chestnut Ridge. More...

Family

Celebrates Sixth

Abigail Hope Deshong celebrated her sixth birthday with a birthday party at Chuck-E-Cheese with many friends and family. Abby has three brothers who love her very much: Levi, Dakota and Alec. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: taco salad, cheddar cheese, tortilla chips, tomatoes, sour cream, mixed fruit. Tuesday: ham loaf, sweet potatoes, coleslaw, multigrain bread, peaches. More...

Marriage License

Roy Roger Martz Jr., 31, McConnelslburg, and Tyana Lee Christopher, 36, Mc- Connellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Husband, Wife Die In Three Spr ings Accident

Car hits concrete abutment

A husband and wife from the Three Springs area, who were well known in northern Fulton County, died in a crash in Three Springs Borough last Friday afternoon. Pennsylvania State Police, Huntingdon, said driver Jeanann B. More...

Hancock Man Killed In Sunday Collision

Death linked to blunt force trauma

A Hancock, Md., man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single vehicle accident in Thompson Township over the weekend. Twenty-eight-year-old Larry Lee Iden Jr. More...

Lions Club Park Fundraiser Under Way

Goal of $100,000 set

McConnellsburg Lions Club launched its latest fundraising effort this week, announcing a goal of $100,000 for the successful completion of its unique addition at Lions Community Park. More...

Obituaries

Larry L. Iden Jr.

Hancock, 28

Larry Lee Iden Jr., 28, Hancock, died Sunday, September 19, 2010, near Needmore, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born April 18, 1982, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of Larry Lee Iden Sr. of Hancock and Cheryl D. More...

Dorothy I. Jordan

Needmore, 78

Dorothy I. Bell Jordan, 78, Needmore, and formerly of Columbia, S.C., died Wednesay, September 15, 2010, at the home of her niece, Janis, and her husband, Stephen Weller, with whom she resided. More...

Ronald C. Dick

McConnellsburg, 66

Ronald Charles Dick, 66, McConnellsburg, Pa., died Saturday afternoon, September 18, 2010, at Chambersburg Hospital. More...

Letters

Who’s To Pay Higher Taxes?

To The Editor: I have noticed that school taxes as well as others have been raised. As a county as a whole, we have the second highest unemployment and the lowest income of the whole state. More...

Animal Welfare Discussion Clarified

To The editor: I was very encouraged to see several responses in last week’s “News” pertaining to the previous animal welfare article, and the obvious passion expressed for the well being of animals in Fulton County. More...

Police Reports

Man Accused Of Terroristic Threats

A Wells Township man has been accused of making terroristic threats in connection with an incident that occurred at 242 Hoover Road on Wednesday, September 15. More...

DUI, Drug Charges Filed

A McConnellsburg man faces charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance as well as possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia in connection with a traffic stop along Waterfall Road. More...

Building Struck With Paintballs

Officials at G&P Distributors located at 142 Back Run Road in Ayr Township informed state police their business as well as five vehicles were struck with orange paintballs between 6:30 p.m. on September 14 and 7:30 a.m. on September 15. More...

Entertainment

WHAG Brings 6 P.M. Newscast To Mercersburg

WHAG is delivering its 6 p.m. newscast from Mercersburg this Friday as part of the station’s Town Proud Tour. Pieter Bickford and Angelique Gonzalez will be live from the town square. More...

Equine Environmental Stewardship Short Course

“Things are Changing”, is the title of an exciting horse owners’ two day short course being offered by Penn State Cooperative Extension offices in Mifflin and Juniata counties and the Penn State Extension Equine Natural Working Gro More...

Brewery Sells Out In Of Rare Beer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – It has taken a Pennsylvania brewery only a couple of hours to sell 400 bottles of a limited edition brew at $22.95 apiece. 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...