May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Primary This Tuesday

Two months of campaign speeches and door-to-door visits will come to an end Tuesday when Fulton County’s registered voters head to the polls to nominate their party’s finest candidates during the May 17 primary election. More...

Local & State

Current Budget Talks Could Define Corbett’s Tenure

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Animal Rescue Opens Thrift Shop Here

Fundraiser for Better Days Animal League set for May 28

Fannettsburg resident Jennifer Tomlinson certainly has a soft spot for animals. More...

Commissioners

County Conducts Routine Business

The Fulton County commissioners were dealt a varied agenda on Tuesday and gave a nod of approval to several issues, including upcoming work at the Wells Tannery Community Building and the employment of a temporary maintenance worker. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 9, 1991 ’91 More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by John and Karen Bishop of McConnellsburg, pictures the McConnellsburg High School Class of 1961. More...

Police Reports

McConnellsburg Man Waives Hearing

A McConnellsburg man waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, April 27, in Bedford County Central Court. More...

Two Escape Injury

Two Fulton County residents recently escaped injury during a single-vehicle accident along Route 26 in Bedford County. More...

Mischief Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a case of criminal mischief that occurred at the Sheetz convenience store on Sunday, May 1. More...

Family

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Lunch Monday, May 16: chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, corn or carrots, pineapple. Tuesday, May 17: stromboli w/sauce, tossed salad, fruit pushup. More...

Youth Shoot Winners

Youth shoot winners for the week are as follows: Sr. Rifle Category: First - Austin Gloyd; second - Josh Stotler; third - Morgan Davis. Sr. Shotgun Category: First - Jordan Mellott; second - Sam Gordon; third - Morgan Davis. More...

Bondsman Must Relinquish $100,000 Bail

Judge Angela Krom issues order in Ricky Hann case

A bail bondsman was ordered last week to forfeit $100,000 to Fulton County after he posted bail for alleged kidnapper Ricky Hann, who returned to the crime scene within 12 hours of being released from jail, murdered his ex-girlfriend and committed su More...

Commissioner Candidates Make Final Speaking Appearance

Among speakers at county Republican spring dinner

Six of the seven Republican candidates listed on the nominating ballot for Fulton County commissioner made a guest appearance at Friday’s annual spring dinner hosted by the county Republican Committee. More...

Obituaries

Mae Bumford Woodal

98, Wilmore, Pa

Mae Bumford Woodal, 98, Wilmore, Pa., died Wednesday, March 23, 2011. She was born in Wilmore, Pa., and was a longtime resident of Arlington, Va. More...

DEATHS

Maney, George, 53, New York Miller, James, 74, Renner, Nancy, 73, Hagerstown Rice, Kermit, 78, Ilmer Ross, Georgia, 62, Bt. Cabins Scott, Jeffery, 40, Robertsdale Weicht, Sgt. Rick, 46, North Carolina Woodal, Mae, 98, Wilmore, Pa. More...

George E. Maney

North Tonowanda, N. Y., 53

George E. Maney, 53, North Tonowanda, N.Y., died Monday, April 25, 2011. He was born July 13, 1957 in Philipsburg, Pa., to Anna Mae and George E. Maney Jr. He was preceded in death by his father. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to LaDawn Hoffman, Morgan Smith, May 14; Judy Strait, May 13; Paula Cook and Jessica Vance, May 15; Brian Shafer, May 18; Carl Duane Souders, May 17; Glenda and Doris M. Sheeder, May 19; Doug Shafer, May 19. More...

Hustontown

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful weekend for the annual celebration of Mother’s Day. A large crowd attended the annual Mother’s Day buffet at Hustontown Firehall. More...

First Annual Shearing Day

Alpacas continue to receive attention. Their maintenance is often questioned. People can see these unfamiliar animals and watch the fleece be sheared later this month in Mercersburg. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Southern Fulton 6, Hancock 5 Southern Fulton 5, Hancock 4 More...

Entertainment

Smith Gets Upset Win At Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. – After staying out on old tires, Regan Smith held off Carl Edwards to win Saturday night’s Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway in a dramatic green- whitecheckered flag finish. More...

Racing Roundup

Three new drivers visited victory lane in central PA 410 Sprint car racing over the weekend, making it 17 different winners in 20 races so far in 2011. Fred Rahmer, Justin Henderson and Alan Krimes are the latest drivers to score a win. More...

Path Valley Reports

600cc Micro Sprint: 1. Chandler Leiby (Carlisle), 2. Jimmy Brookens, 3. Tyler Walton, 4. Sam Lamothe, 5. Tim Dietz, 6. Timmie Barrick, 7. Chase Dietz, 8. Cale Reigle, 9. Devin Beidel, 10. Tanner Hunsicker, 11. Hannah Riser, 12. More...