2011-01-27 / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 4, 1971

Young men in the southern section of Fulton

County voted last week to organize a Jaycee chapter in the Hancock-Warfordsburg area.

A brief meeting, lasting less than one hour, was held by the McConnellsburg Borough Council on Monday night of this week, with the main topic of discussion centering on the purchase of a two way radio police communications system to provide better police protection for the town.

After months of preparation, Fulton County will open its own public library and thus join ranks with all other counties in the commonwealth in providing for its residents valuable and informative library services.

Marriage licenses: James E. Weisen of Lititz, Pa., and Judy Elliott of Neffsville, Pa.; William Leonard Inman Jr. of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Teresa Ann Buterbaugh of Mc- Connellsburg.

Phyllis J. Bard, wife of Donald Bard of Needmore, was named to the dean’s list for the fall term at Hagerstown Junior College.

Sgt. Gary E. Stevens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Stevens of McConnellsburg, is a member of the 436th Military Airlift Wing at Dover AFB, Del., that has received the U.S. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cutchall of Hustontown recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. They were honored guests at a party given by their daughters at the Hustontown Firehall recently.

Deaths: Pearl Gordon, San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. Lizzie Plessinger Smith, Warfordsburg; John P. Martz, Hustontown.

Births at the Medical Center: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Graffious Sipes of McConnellsburg on January 24; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Gerringer of Orbisonia on January 24; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Pittman of Mercersburg on January 25; a son to Mr. and Mrs. George Mellott of Harrisonville on January 25; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Billy Hornbaker of Fort Loudon on January 25; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Keebuagh of McConnellsburg on January 26; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mellott of McConnellsburg on January 26; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Seiders of McConnellsburg on January 27; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Melius of Fort Loudon on January 27; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Richards of Needmore on January 28.

U.S. Air Force Sgt. Larry Akers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edison Akers of Needmore, has arrived for duty at Hickam AFB, Hawaii.

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