February 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Wanted: A Few Good Bingo Players

Both McConnellsburg and Needmore fire companies lament decline in bingo attendance

The McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. is looking for a few good bingo players – players to fill seats that over the past years have been vacated at all of the local firehalls. More...

Local & State

Women’s Share Of Jobs Slipping

The great recession was so hard on male workers that some called it a “he-cession.” Male unemployment peaked at 11.4 percent. More...

Tower Bank Donates To Lions Club Project

Representatives of Tower Bank, a division of Graystone Tower Bank, donate $1,000 to McConnellsburg Lions Club Community Park Practice and Play Project Monday morning at the park. More...

Commissioners Talk Bridge Maintenance

The Fulton County commissioners learned this week their county-owned bridges are in “good shape overall” but steps should be taken in upcoming years to ensure that routine maintenance work is addressed. More...

Letters

Warfordsburg Fire Victims Thank Community

To The Editor: We struggle to find words that will adequately express our heartfelt thanks to all those who assisted us in any way following the loss of our homes on January 4. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Richard Lake, February 11; Helen Glunt, February 20; Barry Weller, February 19; Deb Culler, February 19; Jamie Morton, February 19; Robert Fox, February 23; Ron Hege, 70 on February 18; Sally Hege, 69 on February 22; Joyce Washabau More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone was out enjoying the beautiful weekend. It was a little cool but at least storm free. Knobsville United Methodist Church appreciated the nice attendance at the turkey supper on Saturday evening. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Matt Hale, Chris Barnett, Tristen Nead, Melissa Steach, Nick McConaughey, Stanley Hall, Jacob Swope, and Jordan Edgin. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball Forbes Road 58, Hyndman 39 More...

Little League Registration

Fulton County Little League is still accepting registrations for the following age groups: T-Ball ages 5- and 6- year-olds; Farm League ages 7- and 8-year-olds, and Little League ages -9 to 12- yearolds. More...

Angus Breeder Recognized

Clark Farms, Hustontown, owns one bull listed in the Spring 2011 Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association ® in Saint Joseph, Mo. More...

Features

Easy Ways To Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Whether you’re planning to sell your home or wish to grow old in it, you want it to look its best. More...

Potpie Perfect For Warding Off Winter Weather

With the arrival of winter weather comes the embrace of warm foods that stick to your ribs. More...

Your Friends May Be Affecting Your Weight

Is obesity contagious? Can you catch it from your friends? And if you have skinny friends, can this help you lose weight? According to new research this may, indeed, be the case. More...

EPA Issues New Rules For Chesapeake Watershed

FCCD meeting Feb. 26 to address compliance here

CONTRIBUTING WRITER In response to a 2009 presidential order to restore and protect the Chesapeake Bay, the U.S. More...

Central Fulton Board, Teachers Pen Contract

Twelve teachers set to retire

Basing many of their decisions on the current state of the economy and on fiscal challenges laying ahead on a local, state and national level, members of the Central Fulton Education Association and the district school board took some creative measur More...

Forbes OKs Curriculum, Field Trips

Discusses other routine business items

Curriculum approval and field trip requests dominated the agenda at the Forbes Road School Board’s February meeting held last Monday evening. More...

Obituaries

George F. Carbaugh

McConnellsburg, 81

George F. Carbaugh, 81, McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. He was born March 11, 1929, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late William and Florence Rhodes Carbaugh. More...

Miriam G. Keebaugh

McConnellsburg, 81

Miriam Grace Keebaugh, 81, a longtime resident of Overly Meadows, McConnellsburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 More...

Dorothy H. McQuade

McConnellsburg, 86

Dorothy Hazel McQuade, 86, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, February 13, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center. She was born September 14, 1924, in Cito, to Cam and Lucy (Richards) Mellott. She was married to the late Donald McQuade on June 6, 1947. More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Billie Cromwell of Needmore, was taken in the early 1950s and pictures the congregation of the Free Brethren Church in Websters Mill. Rev. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 14, 1991

A tragic piece of Fulton County history will soon appear on the small screen when “Cry In The More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 12, 1981

A fire of suspicious origin gutted an unoccupied house on Route 655 south of Hustontown last More...

Police Reports

McConnellsburg Man Injured In Accident

A McConnellsburg man suffered minor injuries during a single-vehicle crash in Franklin County Friday morning. More...

Police Search For Thief

Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks are currently searching for the whereabouts of a Caucasian male responsible for a retail theft at Dott Village Store. More...

Arrested For DUI

A 27-year-old male from Everett was arrested by state police in McConnellsburg for driving under the influence. James Robert Wilkins was stopped for a traffic violation along Old 126 on Saturday, February 12, at 10:01 p.m. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

100th Anniversary Of Cito Church Cito United Methodist Church will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011. More...

RECREATION

Free Movie Night A free movie will be shown at Fulton Country Library Friday, February 16, at 6:10 p.m. Call 485-5327 or stop in at the library to find out what’s playing. Please use the community room entrance in back of the library. More...

FOOD & DINING

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit Three Springs Lions Club and Fire Co. will sponsor a spaghetti dinner at Three Springs Firehall Saturday, February 19, at 5 p.m. More...

Family

Celebrates Second

Ean Mathew Ritchey celebrated his second birthday on January 15, 2011. Ean’s proud parents are Lena Renee Everhart and Brian Lee Ritchey of Hustontown. His uncle is Doug Everhart of Hustontown. More...

Five Generations

Pictured above are five generations of the Mabel Rohm family. Seated, left, is Mabel and Ayriana’s great-grandfather, Coy Rohm Sr., holding Ayriana. More...

Graduates

Coast Guard Seaman Nathaniel R. Parsons, a 2010 graduate of Southern Huntingdon High School, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J. More...