June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Tower Bank Supports Relay For Life

Fifteen employees from the Fulton County offices represented Tower Bank in the annual Relay For Life walk. More...

Clearing The Record

In last week’s edition of The Fulton County News, it should have been reported that the Web site to make donations to the upcoming Special Olympics of Pennsylvania run that Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. More...

Former Husband Of Murder Victim Discusses Bail Forfeiture

Having received notice that a local bail bondsman must forfeit the bail posted in the hours prior to the murder of Tina Souders by her estranged boyfriend, the exhusband of the murder victim appeared before the Fulton County commissioners this week t More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Harassment Reported Behind School Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg are investigating a case of harassment that occurred behind McConnellsburg Elementary School on Tuesday, May 24. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Tussey Mountain 12, Southern Fulton 2 More...

Participated In USCAA Nationals

Helena DeShong, daughter of Danny and Brenda DeShong, Shippensburg, recently participated in the USCAA Nationals in Akron, Ohio. More...

Racing Roundup

Fred Rahmer captured the 2011 Keystone Cup 410 Sprint Series championship on the heels of a consistent week of finishes capped off with a win on the final night of the series. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Bible School will be held at Center MethodistChurch June 13-17, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The them is“Power Lab.” All are welcome to attend. The church is located off Rt. 655 onto Dublin Mills Road, near Waterfall. More...

Church News

Special Services

The Reformed Church of Fannettsburg will hold its annual worship service Sunday, June 12, at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Larry Locke and special music by The Gospel Jammers and the old time pump organist Lori Mcallen. More...

Special Speaker

Calvary Independent Baptist Church will feature evangelist Dr. Ron Comfort on June 5. Dr. Comfort is the founder of Ambassador Baptist College in Shelby, N.C He has preached in 47 different states as well as several foreign countries. More...

Thursday Storm Stories Recalled

Hail ranged from size of a pea to a softball

After having several tornado warnings come to pass, local residents are still cleaning up from the effects of last Thursday evening’s storm that saw whipping winds and hail up to the size of a softball pummel southern Fulton County. More...

Camp Cadet Begins Sunday

Mercersburg Police Chief John Zechman to give commencement address

Fulton County Camp Cadet Association’s 17th annual Camp Cadet class members will report to the Sinoquipe Scout Reservation, located near Fort Littleton, on Sunday, June 5. More...

Obituaries

James A. Smith

James A. “Jim” Smith, 71, Breezewood, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011. He was born May 15, 1940, a son of the Ivan L. “ Ipe” Smith of Everett, and the late Velma Irene (Ritchey) Smith. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 30, 1991 ’91 More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Lois Klock of Chambersburg, was taken in the late 1940s at the home of her grandparents, Logue and Maria Hess, in Warfordsburg. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Goldie Mellott, 84 on June 4; Stephanie Clevenger, June 6; Jean Weller, Linda Myers and Bill Gress, June 7; Melanie Bishop Kania, June 7; Betty Mc- Clain, May 28; Dorothy Harr Potter, June 4; Lynn Miller, June 3; Greg Sowers, June More...

Hustontown

After all the warnings of a tornado on Friday evening we are grateful it didn’t happen. The weekend weather has been great, but predictions are for a very warm few days this week. More...

Entertainment

Burning Fat Matters More Than Losing Weight

When it comes to losing weight, most Americans are impatient, seeking to shed pounds as quickly as possible. But many traditional diet and exercise plans often lead to disappointment and frustration – and can even make you less healthy. More...

Holocaust Survivor Visits MMS

Eighth-graders at McConnellsburg Middle School spent the afternoon with Holocaust survivor Melitta Stein on May 26, 2011. More...

Enter Favorite Recipe In Vegetable Recipe Contest

Statewide contest open to all residents

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program is sponsoring the eighth annual Pennsylvania “Simply Delicious, Simple Nutritious” vegetable recipe contest this summer. More...

Family

Celebrates Eighth

Zachary William Messner, Hedgesville, W.Va., celebrated his eighth birthday on May 3, 2011. He is the son of Tonya (Booth) Messner and Gene Sullivan. More...