April 14, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 22, 1971

Chester Carnell, 71, Needmore, was accidentally killed on Monday of this week when a car parked on his property drifted backward as he was standing behind it. The moving vehicle knocked him down, and the left rear wheel pinned him to the ground. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 26, 1951

Glen Sleighter, convicted child slayer of Frankin County, has carried his fight to gain release from prison to the U.S. Supreme Court. Sleighter is petitioning the high court to review his case and order his release on a habeas corpus writ. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 23, 1931

Deaths: John Wesley Gienger of Buck Valley; Mrs. Sarah Bowers Myers of Upton; John P. Morse of Bedford County. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 11, 1991

Fulton County’s most influential churchman was laid to rest Sunday in the valley that he loved and served for the past 46 years. Rev. David R. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 9, 1981

Winter is not completely behind us yet. Temperatures dropped to below freezing and there were snow flurries reported the beginning of this week. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 27, 1961

The Fulton Chamber of Commerce held a special meeting to discuss the proposed bypass of McConnellsburg by Route 16 and Route 30. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 24, 1941

Rev. J.M. Pleasant has been returned as pastor of the Mc- Connellsburg Methodist Charge. Rev. Marcus Randall of Hustontown Charge was transferred to Fort Loudon and Rev. John Frehn, who had been serving at Littlestown, was transferred to Hustontown. More...