June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Boro Discusses Stormwater, Zoning

Agrees to more discussion, amendment on zoning prior to OK’ing ordinance

McConnellsburg Borough Council met with the county’s chief clerk to discuss stormwater drainage, compromised on a request from a realtor regarding a zoning issue and held a lengthy discussion on its proposed new zoning ordinance at its regular More...

Hats Off To County Seniors!

Seniors across Fulton County donned their caps and gowns last Thursday evening as commencement exercises were held countywide. More...

Fulton’s Jobless Rate Takes A Turn For The Worse

Fulton’s April ranking back up to #66

Fulton County’s labor force statistics for April were disheartening as the county’s unemployment rate increased by nearly a percentage point, sending its ranking back up to the second-highest unemployment rate in the state. More...

Local & State

Clearing The Record

In last week’s letter to the editor concerning the Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club’s youth shoot, F&M Trust should have been included in the list of the event’s very valued supporters. More...

PSP Mounted Unit Visits Camp Cadet

Pennsylvania State Troopers Hamilton and Zook spent Tuesday morning at Camp Cadet with the Class of 2011 cadets. More...

Forbes Road Graduates 44

Class remembers classmates Joshua Wilt Jr. and Victoria Lynn

One of the largest classes to come through the high school in recent years, a total of 44 seniors were awarded their diplomas last Thursday during the Forbes Road School District’s graduation services that paid homage to former classmates Joshu More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 6, 1991 ’91 More...

Photo

This week’s Memory Jogger is the property of the Fulton County Historical Society and pictures the wedding of Norma Mellott and Bob Vores. More...

Police Reports

Two Cited For Harassment

Two McConnellsburg residents have been cited with harassment as a result of a dispute at 618 East Maple Street in McConnellsburg Borough. State police were dispatched to the residence at 10:43 p.m. More...

Deer, Vehicle Crash

A westbound 2011 Nissan Versa struck a whitetailed deer along Interstate 70 in Brush Creek Township on Tuesday, May 31. According to state police, driver Narahari R. More...

Man Found In Possession Of Drugs

A Fort Littleton man was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police just after midnight last Friday for possession of prescription pills with intent to deliver them. More...

Entertainment

Keselowski Stretches Fuel For Kansas Win

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Brad Keselowski assumed the lead on lap 258 with just nine laps remaining in Sunday’s STP 400 at Kansas Speedway after his teammate, Kurt Busch, had to pit for fuel with 10 laps to go. More...

Catches Rainbow

Charles Moore of Harrisonville caught a 24-inch rainbow trout in Licking Creek on May 17. More...

Family

Keep Kids’ Minds Sharp Over Summer Vacation

There’s nothing kids look forward to more than summer vacation. More...

Library Teens Need Dirty Cars And Sweet Tooth

The Fulton County Library’s Teen Advisory Board will hold a carwash and bake sale Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, at Car Quest Auto Parts (formerly Thomas Chevrolet). More...

How To Start Composting For Your Garden

Ecological experts have proposed countless ways to improve the environment, but something as simple as changing the way you dispose of your trash could have a significant impact on the future of our planet. More...

Mowing Accident Claims Local Man

Mower rolls into creekbed

Northern Fulton County suffered a loss over the weekend when one of its own was claimed in a lawn mower accident. More...

Man Uses Belt In Attack On Family

Andrew Skidmore jailed for assault

A Warfordsburg area man was jailed Monday night in lieu of $50,000 bail after he allegedly choked a family member with a belt until she was unconscious. More...

Licking Creek Man Jailed For Assault

James Baughman held in lieu of $100K bail

A Licking Creek Township man is accused of wielding a knife and a metal pipe during an assault at his home during the early morning hours Friday. More...

Late Ben Knepper To Be Honored At Event

Sixth annual Ben K-5K set for July 31

Always in the hearts and minds of his family and closest friends, the late Ben Knepper will be honored by the community next month at the sixth-annual Ben K-5K. More...

Pa. Says Flow Of Drilling Wastewater Almost Halted

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

HIXON SIDLER In memory of George Thomas Sidler, who passed away June 4, 2001. Loved and missed By family and friends More...

Edwin W. Glunt

Greencastle, 50

Edwin Wayne Glunt, 50, Greencastle, died Monday, May 30, 2011, at his home. Born November 16, 1960, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of Clifford E. and Patsy (McConaughey) Glunt Sr. of McConnellsburg. More...

Larry D. Houck

New Grenada, 69

Larry Dean Houck, 69, Robertsdale (New Grenada), died at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 4, 2011, at New Grenada. Born September 25, 1941, in New Grenada, he was the son of the late Carl and Ruth (Black) Houck. He was married to A. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tony Shives and Gabrielle McGarvey, 18 years old on June 14; Dora Lynch, June More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Sue Fleming, Emma Hann, Glenn Winnick Jr., Kelssey Park, Shirley Henry, Ruth Grissinger, Norman Sheffield, Tyrel Greenland, Jason Foor, Huck Smith, Janet Sipes, Wayne Mort, Mindy Brown, Brady and Carly Skinner, Jeremy Mills and Kri More...

Hustontown

The weather for the weekend was just beautiful and a good chance for everyone to get out and enjoy it. Our sympathy is extended to family, relatives and friends of Larry Houck, who was killed in a lawn mower accident on Saturday. More...

Sports

Peck Motorsports Returns To NASCAR National Touring Series

Pride of Pennsylvania announces five-race truck series schedule

Peck Motorsports, the only family-owned NASCAR race team competing out of Pennsylvania, is poised to make its return to NASCAR this July. More...

Racing Roundup

The third annual Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek kicked off Saturday night as 48 cars signed into Hagerstown Speedway. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

June 5 Sprint Nationals 270cc Micro Sprint: 1. Sean McAndrew (Apollo), 2. Ryan McAndrew, 3. Mike Boyer, 4. Levi Peck, 5. Steven Cox, 6. Brian Marriott, 7. Jared Esh, 8. Daryl Beakler, 9. Ben Houtz, 10. Cory Shifflett, 11. Sam Lamothe, 12. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church will hold Vacation Bible School in the Faith Center for children ages 3 through teens on Sunday, June 19, through Thursday, June 16, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome. More...

RECREATION

School retirees and senior center members are planning a trip to Penn’s Cave and Penn Stae Arboretum June 30. Admission to cave is $10.95 and lunch on your own in State College. More...

FOOD & DINING

Festival Siloam United Methodist Church will hold a festival June 18 at 4 p.m. Serving homemade ice cream, soup, sandwiches, pie, etc. Music by Country Christians. The church is located on Rt. 655, south of Harrisonville. All are welcome. More...