October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

SF Board Recognizes FFA Students

Eighty-minute executive session held for negotiations

Five active participants in Southern Fulton’s FFA organization were recognized by their advisor Rebecca Mosemann as well as by members of the school board and district administration last week. More...

Dale Gordon Memorial Held

Twenty-five runners, as well as walkers, braved the wind on Saturday, October 16, 2010, to participate in the fifth annual Dale Gordon Memorial 5- K Run/Walk held in Needmore during the Fall Folk Festival. Results are as follows: More...

Local & State

Farm Truck Driver Exemptions Restored

Farmers across Pennsylvania will once again be exempted from certain regulations and requirements affecting farm trucks after legislation signed last week by Gov. Rendell is implemented. More...

FR Students Receive Highest FFA Award

Caitlin Black, and Evan Brant received the American FFA Degree at the 83rd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis on Saturday, October 23, 2010. More...

County Modifies CDBG Contracts

Commissioners

The Fulton County commissioners along with county project developer Karen Hann conducted a public meeting this week regarding alterations to three years of Community Development Block Grant contracts and eventually moved forward with approval of the More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 25, 1990 ’90 Large crowds were in attendance Saturday and Sunday for the 10th annual Grease, Steam and Rust Association’s antique tractor, small engine and machinery show held at the fairgrounds More...

Police Reports

Teen Charged With Disorderly Conduct

A 15-year-old male has been accused of disorderly conduct in connection with an incident at Forbes Road High School on Monday, October 18. State police reported the teen allegedly used profanity toward a teacher in the hallway at 2:40 p.m. More...

Mailbox Smashed

A mailbox at the intersection of Route 655 and Covalt Road in Thompson Township was damaged between 6 p.m. on October 17 and noon on October 18. The damage has been estimated at $30. More...

Tennessee Man Charged With DUI

Joshua Rupert Baker, 33, of Columbia, Tenn., was arrested for driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop along Route 30 near the Mountain House Bar and Grill. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Revival Revival services will be held October 31 thru November 3 at Knobsville Church of the Brethren. Evening services will be held at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday morning services at 10:30 a.m., followed by a covered dish meal. More...

RECREATION

Senior Center Activities Activities at McConnellsburg Senior Center for the month of November are as follows: nickel bingo, 10:00 a.m. - November 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22 and 24; blood pressure screening, 11:00 a.m. More...

MEETINGS

Chamber Meetings Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism members are welcome to join in for lunch at the monthly membership meetings the third Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m., at the American Legion in Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Church News

New Missionary To Area

After serving three months in Hancock, Sister Jessica Manning has transferred to another area. Sister Caitlyn Byers has now joined Sister Krystyna Hales as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. More...

Pa. Governor, U.S. Senator To Be Elected Tues.

Voters to decide important races November 2

With the November 2 general election only days away, polls show the gap is narrowing in several hotly contested races, including that of governor and United States senator. More...

Man Arrested For Assault With Stick

Woman, two children victims of beating

A Warfordsburg area man remains incarcerated in the Franklin County Prison this week on allegations he severely beat two small children with a stick. More...

Monster Sweet Potato

Ellis Knepper shows off a monster sweet potato that he harvested from his Waterfall, Wells Township, garden. More...

U.S. Swimmer Dies In Overseas Race

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Fran Crippen, a medal-winning open-water swimmer on the U.S. national team, told his coach he wasn’t feeling well late in a race before he died in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Alice M. Boden

Everett, 79

Alice M. Boden, 79, Everett, died Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at home with her family by her side. She was born December 22, 1930, in Sleepy Creek, W.Va., a daughter of the late Jesse H. Clingerman and Flo I. (Vann) Clingerman. More...

Connie D. Eddy

Mercersburg, 61

Connie Diane Eddy, 61, Tollgate Ridge Road, Mercersburg, died Wednesday, October 20, 2010, at her home. Born September 10, 1949, in McConnellsburg, she was the daughter of the late Calvin V. and Lillian C. Keefer Eddy. More...

Earl B. Laidig

St. Thomas, 77

Earl Bratton Laidig, 77, St. Thomas, died Wednesday, October 19, 2010, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born April 4, 1933, in Dublin Mills, Pa., to Calvin and Cathryn (Bratton) Laidig. He was married to Mary Dillman Laidig on June 2, 1956. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Deanna Shope, Doris Shope, Laetten Park, John Shoemaker, Sarah Smith, Adam Patterson, Chris Hann, Autumn Whitsel, Jim Tucker, Daryl Patterson, Matt Heaster, Tim Cromwell, Pat Heaster, Ryan Armagost, Alissa Rhoades and Gary Clark. More...

Our Town

Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, November 2. McConnellsburg Borough trick-or-treat will be held this Thursday, October 28, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Those wishing to participate should turn their porch lights on during this time. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone is out enjoying this beautiful fall season and all the beauty the Master has given us. We are still in need of some rain. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Volleyball Meyersdale 3 Southern Fulton 0 More...

SF Claims ICC Cross-Country Title

Southern Fulton 40.2 Mount Union 58 West Branch 61 Bellwood-Antis 72 Josh Voight had a second place overall finish last Wednesday for the Southern Fulton Indians, who came out on top during an Inter- County Conference meet against Mount Union, More...

FR Field Hockey Advance To Playoffs

Number-one seeded Forbes Road will play the winner of number-two Indian Valley and number-three Huntingdon on November 2, at State College High School for the PIAA District VI Class AA Field Hockey Championship. Game time will be 3:30 p.m. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Brad and Mechele Seville of Harrisonville are proud to announce the birth of their second daughter, Maycee Sue Seville. Maycee was born at Chambersburg Hospital on Monday, September 13, 2010, at 12:22 p.m. More...

Celebrates First

Mylee Lyn Seville celebrated her second birthday on October 3, 2010, with many friends and family attending her “Under the Sea”- themed party. Mylee is the daughter of Brad and Mechele Seville of Harrisonville. More...

Cards Of Thanks

BERKSTRESSER The family of Betty J. Berkstresser would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our friends and neighbors for their visits, food, cards and words of condolence. Special thanks to Dr. More...