November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Teen Dies In Car Crash

Victoria “Tori” Lynn succumbs to injuries

Only 1-1/2 months after students and faculty at Southern Fulton Junior/Senior High School said goodbye to two students killed in a tragic automobile accident, a 17-year-old Wells Tannery girl succumbed to injuries last Tuesday evening after her car More...

Local & State

“Why My Pappy Is A Hero”

The “News” received the following essay this week written by 12-year-old Karlie Ward of Wa rfordsburg a bout her Pappy, World War II veteran More...

Beams Set On Northbound Lane of Gem Bridge

Work continues last Friday morning on the replacement of Gem Bridge on Route 522 south between Big Cove Tannery and Needmore with the placement of concrete beams on the northbound lane of the highway. More...

Wildlife Conservation Officer Killed In Night Poaching Case

David L. Grove to be laid to rest Sunday

By Chanin Rotz-Mountz STAFF WRITER A Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer with ties to Fulton County was slain last Thursday night by a convicted felon suspected of poaching a four-point buck in a rural area near Eisenhower Na More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 15, 1990 ’90 A new memorial marker dedicated to all veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam was dedicated following Veterans Day services at More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Charles Reeder and Marian Wertz, November 13; Greg Strait, November 16; Kirby Knepper, November 17; Danielle McClain, November 18; Beulah Paylor, November 18; Mitch and Mike Ott, November 21; Mike Decker and Kirby Carbaugh, Novemb More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Terry Cutshall, Shyla Winnick, Merill Rosenberry, Sarah Diehl, Michael Anderson, Mary Cutshall, Leann Weist, Dan Gaff, Billie Jo Cutshall and Zach Smith. More...

Hustontown

We are getting some much-needed rain as most are thinking about the great Thanksgiving holiday. Take time to thank the Master for our many blessings. Also take time to think of the military folks who aren’t able to be home for the holidays. More...

Sports

Edwards Sweeps Phoenix Races

PHOENIX. Ariz. – Carl Edwards won both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup races this past weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, but the big news is how close the battle for this year’s Cup championship is. More...

Racing Roundup

Susquehanna Speedway Park brought the curtain down on the 2010 racing season with Saturday’s Final Showdown for 410 and 358 Sprints. More...

FORBES ROAD BOYS JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL

12-13 at SHC 4:00 1-24 at Ever. 4:00 12-17 C. Ridge 4:00 1-26 Mt. More...

Family

Celebrates Second

Riley Grayce Broadwater celebrated her second birthday on November 16, 2010. She is the daughter of Shawn and Cassie Broadwater, Hustontown. More...

Cards Of Thanks

MILLER I would like to express my utmost gratitude to Kindred Spirits for holding an auction on behalf of my family and the recent loss of our loved one to cancer. More...

Birth Announced

Tim and Mindy Yost of Denver, Pa., would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Faith Aliza Yost. Faith was born at the Ephrata Community Hospital on October 30, 2010, at 2:06 p.m. Faith weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19 inches. More...

Veterans Honored Here

Veterans Day Ceremony held at Bishop-Raker VFW Post 655

Col. Rodney D. Fogg, a student at the Army War College in Carlisle, headed the well-attended Veterans Day celebration held outside Bishop-Raker VFW Post 655 last Thursday. More...

Palmer Lawsuit Dismissed

Two counts against one defendant remain

More than three years after its filing, a judge has sustained preliminary objections seeking to dismiss a civil lawsuit filed against 16 local individuals by Fulton County Medical Center former CEO Diane Palmer. More...

Obituaries

Victoria R. Lynn

Wells Tannery, 17

Victoria Rose “Tori” Lynn, 17, Wells Tannery, died Tuesday, November 9, 2010. More...

Larry Decker

Chambersburg, 77

Larry Decker, 77, Chambersburg, died Saturday morning, November 13, 2010. Born July 20, 1933, in Harrisonville, Pa., he was the son of the late Ed and Hazel (Brown) Decker. More...

Leah H. Everts

Needmore, 97

Leah Harriet Everts, 97, formerly of Needmore, and more recently of Baltimore, Md., died Friday, November 12, 2010, at the Riverview Nursing Home, Essex, Md. More...

Letters

Can-do Attitude Needed For High School Football To Become A Reality

To The Editor: You know, the desire for high school football won’t go away. Lately, I hear, there has been another outcry by parents for high school football. More...

Local Farm Bureau Condemns Farm Tragedy

To The Editor: I am a creationist in theory and practice. The first chapter of Genesis, Verse 24, describes in brief, the “advent” of animals, over which we are to have dominion and to use for our benefit. More...

To Maintain Services, Library Asks For Community’s Help!

Editorial

The Fulton County Library has been a valuable community contributor and supporter for 36 years. During that time, it has seen and overcome its fair share of financial struggles and difficulties. More...

Police Reports

Power Saws Stolen

Two Stihl quick-cut 400 power saws valued at $2,000 were stolen from a construction site trailer located at 233 Camp Meeting Road, Crystal Spring. Victim of the break-in that occurred between 3 p.m. on November 5 and 8:29 a.m. More...

Two Accused Of Assault

Two individuals have been charged with simple assault following an argument at 29101 Great Cove Road, Fort Littleton, on Thursday, November 4, between 9 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. More...

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

A stolen burgundy 2001 Dodge Caravan was recovered at 13734 Buck Valley Road on Monday, November 8. The vehicle belonging to W.G. Tomko of Finleyville, Pa., was reportedly parked along the roadway since 8 a.m. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Christmas Program On December 4, at 7:00 p.m., New Grenada Church of God will be hosting its annual Wells Valley Christmas program at the church. Needed are specials of folks singing or reciting Christmas readings. All are welcome. More...

RECREATION

Shooting Match Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a shooting match Saturdays, November 20 and 27, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Twelve-, 16-, and 20-gauge shells will be furnished with first- and second-place prizes awarded. More...

MEETINGS

Shooting Club Meeting The 4-H Shooting meeting Thursday night November 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Fulton County Rifle and Pistol Club. More...

Church News

Community Thanksgiving Hymn Festival

The McConnellsburg Ministerium Community Thanksgiving service will be held on November 21, 2010, at 4:00 p.m., at the Mc- Connellsburg Presbyterian Church. More...

Chorus To Present Holiday Concerts

The Mercersburg Area Community Chorus will celebrate its 35th year with holiday concerts December 4 and 5 at the Mercersburg Academy Chapel. Performance times are 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. More...

Eddie Piper In Concert

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will be hosting a concert by Eddie Piper on Sunday, November 21, at 7:00 p.m. All are invited to attend. A freewill offering will be taken. The church is located off Rt. More...