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2010 FULTON COUNTY CELEBRITIES

McConnellsburg Fire Co.’s“Firefighter of the Year”Howard FoxFox was critically ill at thetime he was honored andsubsequently pa More...

Local & State

FCMC Angels Relay For Life Team Earns Top ACS Honor

Relay 2011 moves back to MHS track

The Fulton County Medical Center Angels Relay For Life team recently received the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) State Corporate Excellence Award for its efforts with Relay For Life. More...

Pa. Farm Show Begins Saturday

Thousands of animals, fun and exciting competitions and delicious food are among the many attractions awaiting visitors to the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding said last week. More...

Health/Fitness Fair This Saturday

The public is invited to attend a health and fitness fair on Saturday, January 8, 2011, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Alumni Community Center, East Cherry Street, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lori Bottenfield, January 8; Heid Newman, January 6; Karen Shives, January 8; Helen Black and Deb Seville, January 9; Roy Pittman, Adam Doyle and Joe Pollock, January 10; Donald Bard, January 12; Zach Dunkle, Dale Humbert and Betty More...

Hustontown

Holiday season is over now back to school and back to work. We were grateful for the nice New Year’s holiday weekend weather. We wish everyone a good year in 2011. Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Danyelle Dickinson, Matt Patterson, Naomi Diehl, Jesse Roher, Mark Whitsel, Tom Cromwell, Isaiah Newman, Roger Ramsey, Kirby Swope, Betty Ramsey and Erica Gahagan. More...

Sports

Girls Basketball

Greencastle-Antrim 53, McConnellsburg 29 Greencastle-Antrim commanded an easy 15-point lead Monday and cruised to a 53-29 non-league win over the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans. More...

Boys Basketball

McConnellsburg 58, CV Christian 32 More...

FR Girls Win Tournament

Forbes Road got some much-deserved bragging rights last Tuesday night when the Lady Cardinals clinched the championship round of the Teddy Thanos Memorial Tournament. More...

Family

Celebrates First

Josiah Steven Horton will celebrate his first birthday January 10, 2011. He is the son of Josh and Stacy Horton of McConnellsburg. More...

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG Santa would like to thank each and every one who stopped by to see him. Thanks for all the donations, large or small. Special thanks to TMS Excavating, Peckies Auto Body and the local Allegheny Power employees. More...

Celebrates Third

Aaliyah Jade Walters celebrated her third birthday on January 2, 2011. She is the daughter of Greg and Diane Walters, Big Cove Tannery. She has two big brothers: Bailey and Carson, who adore her. More...

County Taxes Remain Unchanged

Commissioners adopt 2011 budget

Real estate tax rates will remain at 10 mills this year even though minor adjustments were made to the budget’s bottom line prior to the Fulton County commissioners giving 2011’s finances a final nod of approval last week. More...

New Sheriff ’s Office In The Works

Proposed construction estimated at $500,000

The county took its first steps this week toward the construction of a new sheriff’s office after learning that the cost to resolve structural and mechanical issues with the old jail that now houses the sheriff and his staff was prohibitive. More...

Coatsville Man Waives Arraignment

Charged with delivering marijuana to Ft. Littleton home

By Chanin Rotz-Mountz A Chester County man charged with delivering large quantities of suspected marijuana to a Fort Littleton home waived his right to mandatory arraignment via mail Tuesday. More...

Obituaries

Patrick P. Dayley Sr.

Clear Spring, 56

Patrick Perry Dayley Sr., 56, Clear Spring, died Sunday, January 2, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown. Born August 24, 1954, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Carl W. and Elizabeth E. (Lambert) Dayley. More...

Mary J. McKee

Warfordsburg, 92

Mary J. McKee, 92, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at Menno Haven Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pa. She was born in Locust Grove, Pa., on November 29, 1918, the daughter of the late Harry F. and Blanche (Smith) Hill. More...

Roberta Morrison

Shippensburg, 86

Roberta M. “Bertie” Morrison, 86, a resident of the Episcopal Home, Shippensburg, died Saturday, January 1, 2011, in the home. Born November 2, 1924, in Saxton, she was a daugh- ter of the late Caulder and Flo Truax Dickinson. More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger was donated to the Fulton Co. Historical Society by photographer C.B. Chubb and pictures the wedding party of Martha Culler and John Gordon. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 3, 1991 ’91 More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 1, 1981

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Police Reports

Hancock Teens Escape Injury

Two Hancock, Md., teens escaped harm during a single vehicle accident along Covalt Road on Sunday, December 19, in Thompson Township. More...

Attempted Burglary Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated an attempted burglary at Lincoln Way Collectibles in McConnellsburg Borough that occurred between 9:55 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Monday, December 27. More...

Death Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a death in Hustontown on Thursday, December 30, that appears to be natural or accidental in nature. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Special Speaker My Father’s House Ministries, 1653 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, will have special speakers Martin and Cindy Frankena of Rushing Streams Ministries, on Sunday, January 9, at 10:00 a.m. More...

RECREATION

Alumni Gym Open The alumni community gym in Mc- Connellsburg will be open from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for anyone who would like to get some exercise, walk or run. This is a free activity and open to all ages. More...

MEETINGS

Historical Society Meeting Fulton County Historical Society’s winter meeting will feature Maranatha Productions of Lancaster in a live drama “Daniel Boone in Pennsylvania.” The public is invited to enjoy this interactive drama at 7 More...