December 23, 2010 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 31, 1970

’70 Three Fulton County boys have been named to receive the highest honor in the statewide FFA organization, having been nominated to receive the Keystone farmer awards for 1971. More...

60 Years Ago

’51 Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Black of McConnellsburg on December 31; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Lou Cook of McConnellsburg on January 2; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Black of Laidig on December 27; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. More...

80 Years Ago

From The files Of January 1, 1931

’31 Miss Florence Cromer of Fort Littleton went to New Grenada last Wednesday where she will spend some time in the home of her sister, Mrs. L.L. Cunningham. Deaths: U. Stanley Humbert of Acosta, Pa.; Jacob L. Hess of Belfast Township. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 20, 1990

’90 Judge John Walker gave court approval on December 18 to the sale of land by the Forbes Road School District to Dallco Industries Inc. through the Fulton County Industrial Development Association. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 18, 1980

’80 The first accidental shooting of the hunting season in the county occurred around noon on Tuesday when 18-year-old Robert Skiles Jr. was hit in the hip by a pumpkin ball, shot by an unidentified hunter in the Meadow Ground Mountain area. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 5, 1961

’61 Bruce Douglas, president of the board of directors of the Fulton County Medical Center, reported that it is becoming increasingly difficult for the local hospital to operate with charity care at the level it has now reached. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files of January 2, 1941

’41 Deaths: James Earl O’Rourke of near Needmore; Wilson H. “Buddy” Elder of Chambersburg; Mrs. Ida Betz Sipes of Curwensville; Doris Jean Hess of Whips Cove; Lloyd Vaughn Black of near Waterfall. More...