April 21, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 4, 1961

Andrea Kendall, 11, was awarded a dictionary by the Society of Farm Women for her essay on “Why I Am Proud to Live In Fulton County.” The Sisters of Swish are busy planning for McConnellsburg’s 175th anniversary celebration. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 1, 1941

Deaths: J.W. Deshong of McConnellsburg; Harvey J. Wagner of Broad Top City; Ronald Morton Mellott of Chambersburg; Natalie Lynch Miller of Pittsburgh; Mrs. Abbie Bishop Gordon of Pigeon Cove; William Grenville Litton of Clearfield More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 18, 1991

Two persons, including a Warfordsburg man, were killed in a two-vehicle accident along a road in East More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 16, 1981

The First National Bank held its 75th anniversary with an open house last week. Visitors were treated to tours of the bank, memorabilia displays, free commemorative gifts and refreshments. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 29, 1971

For the past three weekends, forestry officials and volunteer firefighters have fought forest fires in the northwestern part of Fulton County, which, in the opinion of George Winning, chief forester for District I, have been deliberately set. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 3, 1951

The John M. Spangler Scholarship has been awarded this year to Audrey Glee, McConnellsburg High School senior. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 30, 1931

The winning glee club of the 1931 contest in Fulton County, that of the Warfordsburg High School, is pictured on the front page of this issue. More...