November 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

County Man Arrested For Rape, Assault

Dennis Lane’s preliminary hearing rescheduled

A Hustontown area man was jailed last Tuesday evening after he was accused of raping and sexually assaulting a young boy over a period of three years. More...

Local & State

Happy Meal Ban: No Toys For You!

Bye-bye, teenie beanies. In a move to slow skyrocketing childhood obesity rates, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted to stop toy giveaways with unhealthy meals. More...

Descendants Spruce Up 18th Century Grave

The 18th century gravesite of Margaret Kendall, the first white women to die of natural causes in the Great Cove, was spruced up recently by some of her Johnston- Kendall descendants. More...

SF Hears Vo-Tech Update

Talks about delinquent submission of taxes by tax collector

The newly selected, part-time executive director of the Fulton County Area Vocational-Technical School sat down with the Southern Fulton School Board last week to recap several issues ranging from student achievement and cost-cutting measures to cur More...

Police Reports

McConnellsburg Man Uninjured In Franklin County Crash

A McConnellsburg man was not injured on Wednesday, November 10, when his 2003 Jeep Cherokee was struck from behind as he was turning into a driveway along Mont Alto Road in Franklin County. More...

Robertsdale Man Cited In Hit-And-Run

A Robertsdale man faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident, driving without a license and various other moving violations in connection with a one-vehicle crash along Little Egypt Road. More...

Local Man To Be Charged In Hit-And-Run Accident

A McConnellsburg man is being charged by state police after his eastbound 1998 Chevrolet Silverado allegedly struck two legally parked vehicles along Lincoln Way East in McConnellsburg Borough. 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 Saturday, November 27, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Twelve-, 16-, and 20-gauge shells will be furnished with first- and second-place prizes awarded. More...

FOOD & DINING

Turkey Dinner A free turkey dinner will be held at Buck Valley Christian Church Thanksgiving Day, November 25. Walk-ins are welcome from noon to 6:00 p.m. All are welcome. Free Meal St. More...

F.C. Medical Center Posts $188K Profit

Fulton County Medical Center held a state-of-the company meeting on Monday evening and, in spite of a continued sluggish economy, the county’s 88-bed critical access hospital and skilled nursing facility posted an operating surplus of $188,000 More...

Volunteers Help Property Owners Manage Woodlands

John Griest joins volunteer program

Nearly three-quarters of Pennsylvania’s 17 million acres of woodlands, 12.5 million acres, is held and managed by private landowners. More...

Obituaries

Ralph B. Kell Jr.

McConnellsburg, 79

Ralph Baer Kell, Jr., 79, of McConnellsburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown, Md. He was born in Chambersburg, on September 14, 1931, the son of the late Ralph B. More...

Trinity L.N. Swope

Warfordsburg, 5

Trinity Lynn Nicole Swope, 5, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at her home. Born July 21, 2005, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of Nicolas W. Swope Jr., Harrisonville, and the late Jessica Ann Brewer. More...

Jessica A. Brewer

Warfordsburg, 25

Jessica Ann Brewer, 25, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, November 27, 2010, at her home. Born October 26, 1985, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Mike and April Brewer Rickard of Artemas. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Public Opinion 2010 Boys Soccer All-Stars from this area were second team: Donovan Bricker and Tanner Henry, Forbes Road; Dillan Hollenshead, McConnellsburg; honorable mention went to Michael Runk and Chase Shaw from Forbes Road; Jesse Swope and Tri More...

Sports

Edwards Wins Race, Johnson Claims Championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Carl Edwards led 189 of the 267-lap Ford 400 Cup race on the way to his second consecutive victory, while Jimmie Johnson, who finished second, coasted to his fifth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. More...

Keefer Wins Path Valley Championship

D.J. Keefer of Keefer Racing #40, was named the 2010 Points Champion at Path Valley Speedway in the 4- cylinder Thunder Car division. Keefer was presented with a trophy and championship sweatshirt at the speedway banquet Saturday, November 20. More...

MHS GIRLS JR. HIGH BASKETBALL

Dec. 13 Everett 4:00 Jan. 25 CR 4:00 Dec. 16 at NBC 4:00 Jan. 27 at FM 4:00 Dec. 21 at CR 4:00 Jan. More...

Family

Engagement

Philip T. And Cheryl A. Jenkins of McConnellsburg are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sabrina Kaitlin Jenkins, to Cody Aaron Fagley, son of Barry Fagley of Harrisonville and Mrs. Anna Fagley of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Celebrates Fourth

Madeline A. Gordon celebrated her fourth birthday on November 20, 2010, with a “Spongebob” party. She is he daughter of Scott and Melissa Gordon of Harrisonville. More...

Bible Release Time Awards Presented

Recent awards at Forbes Road Bible Release Time were presented to those pictured above, left: Codi Brown, Hunter Kerlin, Zoe Cutchall, Grace Ellott and Kyra Duvall. More...