February 24, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 9, 1961

Door-to- door mail delivery will start in Mc- Connellsburg on April 1 with one delivery of parcel and letter post once a day, Monday through Saturday. The Fulton Chamber of Commerce is given the credit for bringing this about. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 6, 1941

At a meeting of the McConnellsburg Fire Co. Tuesday evening, these officers were elected: Harry More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 21, 1991

Fulton County Commissioners Tuesday met with two representatives of the Palmer Group to discuss any long-range plans the county may possibly consider for a county jail. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 19, 1981

New construction is rapidly changing the looks of the Penn’s Village Shoping Center at the east end of McConnellsburg. The new Fulton County National Bank branch office is taking shape for an expected June opening. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 4, 1971

Construction is expected to begin within the next four weeks on a four-classroom addition to the new high school building in McConnellsburg following the awarding of contracts on bids. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 8, 1951

“A bushel and a peck” – that’s how many troubles the News has been having. After the new press in the Morton building was all assembled, it was discovered that a piece deep inside is broken. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 5, 1931

Josei Bergstresser of New Grenada was taken on Tuesday to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital at Huntingdon. Death: Mrs. W. Mark Lodge of McConnellsburg; John McElwee of Six Mile Run. Jimmy, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. More...