20 Years Ago
Marine Maj. George Cutchall was recognized by many of his friends in Fulton County when he appeared on television during the Super Bowl game in an update on the Persian Gulf War, talking to his men on land mines. He is a demolition expert.
Fulton County’s population rose to 13,837 in the 1990 census, an increase of 7.7 percent over 1980 census figures.
Fulton County Commissioners Tuesday received a report on the proposed planting of trees in the area of the county courthouse. Six pin oaks will be planted along West Market Street from the Neighborhood Service Center to the monuments in front of the courthouse.
A list of servicemen who are serving in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations in the United States War with Iraq are listed in this issue. They are: HM3 R.S. Bookheimer, Pfc. Darrin Cornelius, Linda J. Dickon, Wade F. Duvall, M.R. Englert, Lance Cpl. Dwain Johns, Coy N. Keefer, Sgt. Bryan Knepper, Troy L. Long, Linda S. McCord, DS 2 Robert E. Miller, Pfc. Christopher Ramsey, AMS 3 Kerby Randler, Sgt. Bradley Ray, Amn. Conway Ray, AO1 Rodney Richards, Sgt. Charles Russell Jr., Spc. John Russell, Sgt. Earl Schooley, Cpl. J.C. Schooley, Sgt. Brian Seville, Spc. Randy L. Smith, Norman Sipes, Wm. W. Smith, Sgt. Bryan Sonnenberg and Ssgt. Wayne Truax.
Marriage licenses: Albert Diegelman III, McConnellsburg, and Vickie Baer, McConnellsburg; and Edward Anderson, Orbisonia, and Brenda Henry, Hustontown.
Deaths: Herman Clevenger, McConnellsburg; Willard Wible, Wells Tannery; Robert Madden, Three Springs; Mildred Mefford, East Waterford; Richard Bishop Sr., Hustontown; Paul Shaffer, Everett; H. Glenn Brannon, Odenton, Md.; C. Norman Duvall, Breezewood; George Yohe, Hagerstown; Luther Barthalow, Berkeley Springs; Anne R. Horsey, Columbia, Md.; Samuel Kuhn, Mercersburg.
Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. David Diehl on January 20; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hege Jr. on January 20; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Troy Yaukey on January 20.
Walter “Johnny” Mellott of Hustontown celebrated his 84th birthday on January 22 at Pine Crest Inn with relatives and friends.