January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Wertman Changes Plea In Arson Case

Naugle granted continuance to April trial term

With call of the list lasting well into the late afternoon last Tuesday, a McConnellsburg man and woman finally had their opportunity to appear before Judge Douglas Herman to address the criminal charges against them in connection with a January 2010 More...

Local & State

Farm Show Winners

Winners at the Farm Show as of last Wednesday are as follows. Earlier winners were listed in last week’s issue. More...

Clearing The Record

A headline for a story announcing the Iota Lambda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority’s Sweetheart Ball was incorrect in last week’s paper. The Sweetheart Ball is scheduled for Saturday, February 12, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. More...

McCbg. FFA Members Receive Keystone Degrees

McConnellsburg FFA members Conrad Glazier, Paul Hock IV and Shawn Keebaugh received their Keystone FFA degrees last Monday at FFA’s midwinter convention during the Pennsylvania Farm Show. More...

Letters

A Reminder To Keep Tabs On Seniors Living Alone

To The Editor: Albert G. Shore died December 27, 2010. His obiturary was published in the January 6 issue of The Fulton County News. Albert was the son of Wilmer and Pauline (Cutshall) Shore (deceased). More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Rena Ott, January 22; Paul Johnston, January 23; Dean Strait, January 26; Beth “Pug” Lane, More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to John Wain, Ashlee Keebaugh, Kara Park, Corey Lake, Arlie Knepper, Caitlyn Edgell, Rodnise Roher, Justin Anderson, Adria Russell, Mandy Snyder, Melissa Foor and Matt Rhoades. More...

Hustontown

It’s hard to believe January is half gone already, so spring will be here before we know it. I guess we will have more snow first. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball Southern Fulton 62, Hancock 15 More...

Racing Roundup

For the first time in his career, Jason Meyers was named the Driver of the Year for the 2010 season by the North American Sprint Car Poll released late last week. More...

District Five Basketball Ratings

Girls Class A Berlin 6 1 Southern Fulton 5 2 Meyersdale 5 3 Fannett-Metal 4 4 Forbes Road 5 5 More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Ladies Bible Study An interdenominational six-week ladies Bible study on “When God’s People Pray” by Jim Cymbala will be held starting Thursday, January 27, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, at Cito United Methodist Church. More...

RECREATION

Card Party An old-fashioned card party at the Mc- Connellsburg Alumni & Friends Community Building (old MHS) starting at 7 p.m., on Saturday, January 29. Bring a covered dish to be shared with players. More...

MEETINGS

Book Group Meeting Fulton County Center for Families book group will meet at the Head Start building on Thursday, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss the book “Life Strategies – Doing What Works, Doing What Matters,” by Dr. Phil. More...

Family

Celebrates Fourth

Reuben William Knepper celebrated his fourth birthday on December 20, 2010. He is the son of Craig A. and Jen Knepper of McConnellsburg. Grandparents are N. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Austin Gregory Elliott, 19, Waterfall, and Angela Lynn Crebbs, 18, Waterfall. More...

Birth Announced

Misty and Justin Marshall of Cave Creek, Ariz., are proud to announce the birth of their son, Luke Alexander Marshall. Luke was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Ariz., on November 14, 2010, at 2:02 a.m. More...

Warfdsbg. Man Fined $2,500 In Pig Deaths

Clark pleads to 10 counts of animal cruelty

Basing his guilt on his failure to ask for assistance during the malfunction of his liquid manure system, a former Warfordsburg area pig farmer recently entered a plea to 10 counts of animal cruelty in connection with the death of 832 hogs at his 218 More...

Warfordsburg Tastee-Freez Burned In Training Exercise

Once a popular hangout for residents needing a cool, frozen treat on a hot summer day, the former Tastee-Freez near the intersection of Great Cove Road and Interstate 70 was the location of a training exercise for members of the Needmore Volunteer Fi More...

Obituaries

Dale L. Keebaugh

McConnellsburg, 87

Dale L. Keebaugh, 87, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, January 15, 2011, at his residence. Dale was born in McConnellsburg, Pa., on August 21, 1923, the son of the late George “Casey” and Mary (Helman) Keebaugh. More...

Abram F. Atherton

Mercersburg, 89

Abram V. “Abe” Atherton, 89, formerly of Mercersburg, died at 6:55 p.m., Saturday, January 15, 2011, at Manor- Care Health Services, Chambersburg. More...

Bertha M. DeShong

Hustontown, 67

Bertha M. DeShong, 67, formerly of Hustontown, died at 3:57 p.m., Sunday, January 16, 2011, at the Extended Care Unit of Fulton Co. Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by the Fulton Co. Historical Society, pictures the 50th wedding anniversary celebration of Alice and John P. Martz. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 17, 1991

Mac Peck, a founder and charter member of Needmore Fire Co., was named Fireman of the Year at the company’s annual banquet held Saturday evening, January 12. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 15, 1981

The National Weather Service is predicting six more weeks of below-normal temperatures and with fuel oil at $1.09 or more a gallon it promises to be a costly winter. More...

Police Reports

Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole

An unknown vehicle ran off Great Cove Road at 9:20 p.m. and struck a utility pole in Ayr Township on Wednesday, January 12, state police said. The vehicle likely sustained heavy front-end damage and additional damage to the passenger side. More...

Basketball Hoop Knocked Over

A black sport utility vehicle is believed to have crossed the parking lot of Buck Valley Christian Church and struck a basketball hoop on Wednesday, January 12, at 4:30 p.m. The hoop was knocked over by the impact. More...

Car Rolls Onto Roof

An Ashburn, Va., woman escaped harm when her westbound 2004 Toyota Prius travelled up an embankment along I- 70 in Union Township. According to state police, Caitlin D. Jordan, 23, lost control of her vehicle on the snow-covered roadway. More...

Entertainment

Historical Society Brings Daniel Boone Drama To McConnellsburg

The early life of an American frontiersman and folk hero will be staged in a live drama entitled “Daniel Boone in Pennsylvania” by Maranatha Productions of Lancaster, for the Fulton County Historical Society’s winter meeting in the More...

MHS/Middle School To Present “42nd Street”

McConnellsburg High School is delighted to have Erica Sexton as the director of this year’s musical “42nd Street.” Erica is a graduate of Shenandoah University with a bachelor’s degree in costume design. More...

Features

What Your Eyes Tell You About Your Health

Everyone knows the eyes are the windows to the soul, but few people realize they are also windows to your overall health, allowing eye doctors to see signs of chronic conditions. More...

Reducing Your Housekeeping Expenses

Looking for a way to reduce those monthly bills and expenditures? Try cutting your housekeeping expenses. More...

Warm Up With Streusel

Pastries are often ideal treats when stepping in from the winter cold. Coupled with a cup of coffee or a hot cup of tea, pastries can be just the thing to shake off the winter weather when the mercury keeps dropping. More...