September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

15-Pound Marijuana Delivery Attempted

Coatesville man arrested in Fort Littleton

A Chester County man was taken into police custody last Tuesday morning when he attempted to deliver three buckets of marijuana to a residence in the village of Fort Littleton. More...

Local & State

Lack Of Black Teachers Rued In Western PA Schools

PITTSBURGH (AP) – It’s 11:22 a.m. in Samantha Utley’s second-grade class, and lunch is just minutes away. Yet, instead of watching the clock, the students’ attention follows Utley as she casually paces the classroom. More...

County Democrats Attend State Committee Meeting

County Democratic representatives attended the state committee meeting at King of Prussia last Saturday. More...

SF Oks Support Staff Collective Bargaining Pact

Southern Fulton School Board tackled a somewhat light agenda last Tuesday and spent a good deal of time behind closed doors discussing negotiations and a possible real estate transaction. More...

Police Reports

Hustontown Man Requires Treatment

A Hustontown area man was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained to his hand, leg and elbow during an accident along Route 475. More...

Mischief Reported

A 70-year-old Warfordsburg area woman reported to state police that her mailbox located at 4411 Buck Valley Road was damaged between 9:45 p.m. on September 11 and 12:40 p.m. on September 12. More...

Gasoline Stolen

Approximately 50 gallons of gasoline were removed from two vehicles parked at 5572 Timber Ridge Road between 8 p.m. on September 18 and 10:53 a.m. on September 20. More...

Features

Financial Focus

Boost Your Savings And Investments During “Empty Nest” Years

You’ve finished paying your children’s college bills. Maybe you’ve even paid off your mortgage. So now that you’re in your “empty nest” years, you don’t have to worry about where the money is going, right? More...

Beta Sigma Phi News

The summer months were quite busy for the Sisters of Xi Eta Lambda, Mc- Connellsburg Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. In July, the sisters canvassed businesses in Fulton County for donations for the Fulton County Pageant. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE September 20 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, couple 1492-1506 lbs., $96.75 to $97; choice 2-3, 1170-1556 lbs., $92 to $95; 1608-1690 lbs., $87 to $92; select 1-3, 1188-1398 lbs., $87.50 to $91.50. More...

Church News

Senior Citizens Enjoy Trip

Seniors from the Warfordsburg area had a fun-filled summer travelling in the “CART” vans, provided by the H.B.F. Area Agency on Aging, into Somerset and Bedford counties. More...

Pa. Diocese Wants Lawsuit Over Priest Dismissed

READING, Pa. (AP) – An eastern Pennsylvania diocese wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of failing to protect a teenager allegedly impregnated by a priest who was a chaplain at her high school. More...

Harvest Revival

Joanna Coe Herndon, the daughter of legendary evangelist Jack Coe Sr., will be holding revival services on Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2, at 6:00 p.m. More...

Drugs Found At Fort Littleton Home

Nathan Duvall charged

A preliminary hearing will be held next month for a northern Fulton County man accused of possessing 10 pounds of marijuana inside his Dublin Township residence. More...

Tonoloway Celebrates 175 Years In Brick Church Building

Anniversary to be observed at Oct. 3 ser vice

This year marks the 175th year that worship has been held in the brick building that houses Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church in southern Fulton County. More...

Southern Fulton Ponders Future Facilities

Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Assoc. Shares Feasibility Study Draft

Considering themselves midway through the feasibility study process, three officials from Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates sat down with the Southern Fulton School Board last week to share a tentative draft of their findings that were gathered throu More...

Obituaries

In Memory

In memory of Curtis W. Hixon, June 10, 1960 – September 30, 2004: Remembering you is easy, I do it every day, but there is an ache within my heart that will never go away. Love, Mom and Dad More...

Resolution Of Respect

BERKSTRESSER

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 Betty June Berkstresser, who passed away on September 13, 2010, and be it reso More...

Cards Of Thanks

DICK The family of Ron Dick would like to thank all our neighbors, friends, family, Dr. Robinson, Dr. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishs to Jack Mellott, September 23; Laura and Paul Ramsey, september 28; Ed Stenger, October 1; Jackie Doyle, October 4; Robert Snyder, October 4; Billy Sheppard, October 4; Marty Marcus, October 5; Michele Welsh, September 30; Carrie Swop More...

Hustontown

We are glad to be getting some much-needed rain as we start the week. We need to keep John Gallaher on the prayer list as he is taking chemo treatments. Hope he will have a full recovery. More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

Lance Dewease continued his strong season with another victory Saturday night. More...

High School Sports

Girls Soccer Chestnut Ridge 2 McConnellsburg 0 Chestnut Ridge dumped in two unanswered goals early on Monday evening for a victory over the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans, who saw their season record drop to 6-3. More...

Season Winding Down At Path Valley Speedway

Only three more pointpaying races remain for the Friday night competitors at Path Valley Speedway. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Nathan and Michelle Lynch, of Harrisonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Jozelyn Diliah Lynch. Jozelyn was born at Washington County Hospital Hagerstown, Md., on July 30, 2010, at 9:26 a.m. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON Elementary Breakfast Monday, October 4: assortedcereal or toasted blueberry bagel half w/spreads, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. More...

Engagement

Terry and Vickie Fix of McConnellsburg are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whittney Fix, to Jason Kipp of Harrisonville. Jason is the son of Bernard and Penny Kipp of Harrisonville. More...