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Local & State

McConnellsburg Celebrates 225 Years On April 20

Founded April 20, 1786, McConnellsburg turns 225 years old on April 20. Historian Glenn Cordell submitted these early photographs of McConnellsburg, both taken from west of town, to mark the occasion. More...

Conservation Dist. Updates County Commissioners

County given 2011 PComp Risk Management Award

The Fulton County commissioners heard from the director of the Fulton County Conservation District on Tuesday regarding the organization’s busy schedule that got under way shortly after the winter agricultural banquet. More...

Criminal Cases Heard Tuesday At Call Of The List

Around 30 defendants on hand to enter plea, request trial

Almost 30 individuals charged with a variety of criminal offenses ranging from driving under the influence and drug delivery to vehicular homicide appeared before Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Richard Walsh this week for call of the crimi More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Delores Barnhart (Barling), pictures Green Hill High School students in the school year 1955-56. 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...

Police Reports

Teen Driver Cited In Crash

A 16-year-old boy from Harrisonville was cited by state police for driving too fast for roadway conditions after he crashed along Lincoln Highway on Tuesday, April 5. More...

Harassment Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg have charged two Warfordsburg area residents with harassment following a physical altercation at 184 Bradshaw Road. More...

Police Release Crime, Patrol Report

State police in McConnellsburg have released a crime and patrol activity report for the month of March, during which a total of 86 criminal offenses were reported. Sixty-four of the offenses were cleared, and 47 arrests were made. More...

Entertainment

MHS Musical Made Dreams Come True!

Audiences came along and listened to the lullaby of Broadway on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as MHS invited the community into the stuff dreams are made of in “42nd Street.” Full of big dance numbers, comedy and the talents of the compa More...

Community Bulletin Board

EASTER SERVICES

Lenten Services Lenten services schedule is as follows: April 17 - Laurel Ridge Christian Church with Rev. Strait. Host church will provide music. More...

RELIGION

Revival Amaranth Church of the Brethren is having a revival April 28, 29 and 30, at 7 p.m. each evening. Guest speaker will be Pastor Christian Elliott. More...

RECREATION

Benefit Concert Pennsylvania Special Olympics of Bedford County is collaborating with Matthew Vollbrecht and Rising Star in a benefit concert on May 1, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at Bedford High School auditorium. More...

Family

Engagement

Embracing the sanctity of marriage and the value of family, Dennis and Angie Gordon of Needmore are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Carissa Jade Gordon, to Timothy John Leedy, son of Tim and Jeanne Leedy of Needmore. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week at the local courthouse: Andrew Robert Skidmore, 24, Warfordsburg, and Kara Jean Haines, 19, Warfordsburg. More...

Cards Of Thanks

SOUDERS We would like to thank family, friends, neighbors and church family for their kindness during our loss. Grant and Ev Souders and family More...

Wide Range Of Topics Discussed At Town Meeting

June 2 town meeting cancelled due to conflicting schedules

Adhering to the rules announced at the start of last Thursday evening’s town meeting, the crowd debated a variety of topics with the Fulton County commissioners ranging from the county’s only union contract to repairing the pillars at the More...

Trout Season Opens Here Sat.

Pre-season stocking concludes Friday

Preseason stocking is slated to conclude on Friday with representatives from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s Huntsdale hatchery and local volunteers unloading trout in two sections of Wooden Bridge Creek in preparation for opening d More...

Obituaries

Helen G. Barnett

McConnellsburg, 76

Helen Grace Barnett,76, McConnellsburg, Pa., died Friday morning, April 8, 2011, at her home in Ayr Township. She was born July 18, 1934, in Dublin Mills, Taylor Township, Fulton County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Emma (McCoy) Taylor. More...

Steven E. Thomas

Wells Tannery, 55

Steven E. Thomas, 55, Wells Tannery, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnstown. He was born in Mc- Connellsburg on March 19, 1956, the son of the late Melvin E. and Nancy L. More...

Phyllis A. Forney

Lewisberry, 89

Phyllis Ada Forney, 89, Lewisberry, died Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at her home. She is survived by her husband, William D. Forney, with whom she celebrated her 70th wedding anniversary in August 2010. She was a daughter of the late Howard W. More...

Letters

Community Steps Up To Support GC Pool

To The Editor: It is with great pleasure the Great Cove Golf & Recreation Club’s board of directors can now announce the community pool will be open to serve the general public and to provide swimming lessons once again in 2011. More...

AP Classes Have Their Pros And Cons

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Local Economimc Development Issues Dominate Fulton County LEAD

Local economic development issues were a major topic of discussion at last Thursday’s Fulton County Local Economic Activity Discussion (LEAD) held at Ayr Township Municipal Building. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Alta Keefer, April 1; Nancy Lynch, April 4; Malachi Gress, April 15; Sally Gress and Sally Sowers, April 17; More...

Hustontown

The weekend weather wasn’t too bad. It was a little cool, but nice. Some folks are starting gardens. Our sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Steve Thomas, who passed away last week. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Thelma Shoop, Cameron Locke, Lucas Hale, Lindsey Hall, Lee Ann Henry, Abby Hann, Joe Diehl, Steve Mills, Heidi Roude, Rodney Roher, Kay Anderson, Nancy Greenland, Adam Swope, Ethan Anderson, Nelson Fleming, Donnie Keebaugh and Beth More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Baseball Fannett-Metal 4, Forbes Road 3 More...

Kenseth Leads Roush Sweep Of Texas

FT. WORTH, Tex. – Matt Kenseth came back from a 76-race winless streak to take Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. More...

Racing Roundup

Gary Stuhler debuted with a new race team Saturday night at Hagerstown Speedway and wasted no time in taking that team to victory lane. More...

Features

Say “Hola” To “Ollas”

Ancient idea with new purpose

When we think of a clay pot we can envision a dry flower vase, a water urn, a cooking vessel or some such. But, who would have ever thought to use a clay pot for irrigation? Well, it’s not a new idea. More...

Trying New Foods Part Of The Fun For Foodies

Trying new things is what food lovers are all about. The excitement of trying a new dish or experimenting with an old favorite is an experience unlike any other. More...

Great Recycling Tips For Earth Day

Whether you’re making plans for Earth Day or simply looking for ways to do more for the planet, now is the perfect time to revitalize your recycling efforts. More...

Church News

Easter Services

Antioch Christian Church will hold Easter services on April 24 with worship services at 8 a.m. followed by Sunday School with speaker Gerald Waltz. All are welcome. More...

Lutheran Parish To Hold Easter Services

The congregations of the McConnellsburg Lutheran Parish are pleased to announce their schedule of worship services for the upcoming Holy Week and Easter seasons. More...