October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Glenn Beck Says ‘Collective Salvation’ Is Anti-American

Tell that to the Founding Fathers

Fox News television host Glenn Beck says the idea of “collective salvation” – that our fates are linked – is “dangerous to the Constitutional republic.” He argues that related notions of social justice, redistribu More...

Fair Pageant Royalty Adorns Saturday’s Parade

Taylor Morton, first runner-up Kristin Hawbaker, and Little Miss Fair Queen, Kylie Brown ride through town on Saturday morning during the Grease, Steam & Rust annual Fall Folk Festival parade. More...

County Welcomes New Chief Probation Officer

Daniel Miller appointed to position

Fulton County commissioners Bonnie Mellott Keefer and Craig Cutchall took some time from their agenda Tuesday afternoon to greet Fulton County’s newest chief probation officer. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger was submitted by Ralph F. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Scott Roher, Jesse Smith, Cathy Harding, Paula Fleischer, Alan Knepper and Eddy Keebaugh. Anniversary wishes to Steve and Dee Heaster and Buzz and Bea Covert. More...

Our Town

McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual Halloween parade on Thursday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to participate should line up in the area of the library on North First Street between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. More...

Hustontown

The weather was great for the Fulton Fall Folk Festival. It was a little breezy, but no rain. Lots of people travelled through Fulton County for the great fall festival. More...

Entertainment

Historical Society Holds Tea

Fulton County Historical Society’s autumn tea was a huge success as four generations gathered together September 18 for a light lunch and delicious dessert buffet. More...

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Art Exhibit Awards Best Of Show “Invisible Gaze” by Madison Romig. People’s Choice “Mack-In-Tosh” by Joy Carter. Photography More...

Family

Celebrates First

Cole Owen Parker Fletcher celebrated his first birthday on September 25, 2010. Cole is the son of Brandon and Tracey Fletcher of Harrisonville. He has an older sister, Cloe. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu is as follows: Monday: cheeseburger, lettuce and tomato, veggie soup, applesauce. Tuesday: two sausage patties, hash browns, two pancakes, juice. More...

Completes Training

Justin Hann, son of Gerald and Patricia Hann, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. More...

CF Hears Online Curriculum Update

Approves senior trip with provisions

The Central Fulton School District’s online curriculum is continuing to expand and grow, according to information released last week by the program’s coordinator. More...

Keefer Waives Preliminary Hearing On Sex Assault Charges

Scheduled for mandatory arraignment

A McConnellsburg area man will be scheduled to appear in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas for mandatory arraignment after he opted to waive a preliminary hearing this week on allegations he raped and sexually assaulted several young boys. More...

37th Annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival

Judy Tyson's appliqued Grandmother's Garden pattern quilt earned the 2010 Fulton County Quilt Club's Mildred Leo Award for best use of color at the club's annual show during the Fall Folk Festival. More...

Obituaries

Ned Willis Bair

Shade Gap, 86

Ned W. Bair, 86, died Saturday, October 16, 2010, at his home surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was born January 1, 1924, in Shade Gap, Pa., to the late Roy L. and Mary (Morgan) Bair. He was married for 56 years to Shirley A. More...

Ethel B. Clingerman

Artemas, 86

Ethel B. Clingerman, 86, Artemas, died Sunday, October 10, 2010, at home. She was born July 16, 1924, at her family home in Mann Township, a daughter of the late Albert Clingerman and Blanche (Potts) Clingerman. More...

Georgia M. DeShong

Hedgesville, W.Va., 80

Georgia M. DeShong, 80, Hedgesville, W.Va., died Thursday, October 14, 2010, at Charlotte’s Home in Boonsboro, Md. Born February 28, 1930, in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Randolph and Beatrice G. More...

Letters

Sestak: Clear Choice For U.S. Senator

To The Editor: As a veteran (U.S. Army) and retired person who paid into Social Security for more than 50 years, I have some thoughts on the upcoming senatorial election. More...

Urges Democratic Vote For Gov./Lt. Gov.

To the Editor Dan Onorato, candidate for governor, and Scott Conklin, candidate for lieutenant governor, can provide Pennsylvania with new jobs, protect seniors from skyrocketing property taxes, reform government and bring fiscal discipline to the More...

Defend 2nd Amendment Rights Nov. 2

To The Editor: More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Saxton Woman Uninjured A Saxton, Pa., woman escaped harm when she swerved to miss a downed tree downed on Route 913 in Wells Township. State police reported Linda A. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer McConnellsburg 1 Hyndman 1 More...

Jr. High Sports

Spartans Jr. High Sports Soccer McConnellsburg 0, 8 Fairfield 0, 0 McConnellsburg Junior High soccer team tied their away game against Fairfield on Tuesday. The final score was 0-0. More...

Racing Roundup

Lance Dewease dominated Friday night’s season finale for the 410 Sprints at Williams Grove Speedway. Dewease took the lead on lap 12 and never looked back in taking his 75th career track win on Champions Night. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Revival Revival services will be held October 28, 29, and 30, at 7:00 p.m., at Bedford Chapel Church, 4570 Flickerville Rd, Warfordsburg. Guest speakers will be evangelists Richard and Mary Fox. More...

RECREATION

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas bazaar will be held at Pleasant Grove Christian Church November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and November 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The church is located three miles west of Needmore on Pleasant Grove Road. More...

MEETINGS

Town Meeting On Thursday, October 21, Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. will hold a town hall meeting at Fulton County Medical Center Specialty Services Building, Second Floor of the Pearl Room, 214 Peach Orchard Road, McConnellsburg, at 6:30 p.m. More...