July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Rabies Case Confirmed Here

Dog to be euthanized following fox attack

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture confirmed last week a fox that was involved in a squabble with a dog in Brush Creek Township was indeed infected with the rabies virus. More...

Town Meeting A Washout

Next commissioners’ town meeting set for August 4

The attendance at last Thursday’s town meeting hosted by the Fulton County commissionwhen ers mirrored that of participation of meetings past. More...

Local & State

Area Youths Attend Work Camp

Area youths went to Petersburg, Va., last week to participate in the Tri-Cities Work Camp. They spent their days working with groups from Virginia and the Carolinas repairing houses. More...

U.S. Judge Has Robe Stolen While In Men’s Room

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A sticky-fingered person might be wandering the streets of Philadelphia in a flowing judicial robe. More...

South’s ‘Extreme Drought’ Could Be Felt At Supermarkets Soon

The extreme drought conditions throughout the South and as far west as California that stoked record-setting wildfires are increasingly taking their toll on cattle ranchers, a development that could lead to sticker shock at grocery stores in the fall More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 11, 1991 ’91 More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 9, 1981 ’81 More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 22, 1971 ’71 More...

Police Reports

Fireworks Damage Mailbox

A mailbox located at 338 Reservoir Road in Todd Township was damaged between 6 p.m. on June 30 and 10 a.m. on July 1, state police said. The damage was sustained when fireworks were set off inside the mailbox. More...

Truck Scratched

The right side of a green 1998 Ford Ranger was scratched between 10:30 p.m. on July 1 and 8 a.m. on July 2. More...

St. Thomas Man Involved In Hit-And-Run

State police said a St. Thomas man was responsible for a hit-and-run collision that occurred on Friday, July 1, at 232 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg. More...

Entertainment

Court Restores Ban On Newspaper, TV Ownership

WASHINGTON (AP) –A federal appeals court has restored a longstanding ban that prevents media companies from owning both a newspaper and a television station in the same market. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Bible School Family Vacation Bible School will be held at Shade Gap Assembly of God, one mile north of Sunny Ridge Station on Piper Lane (old Route 522) July 24-26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

RECREATION

Summer Reading Programs Free summer reading program for all ages will be held Monday, July 18, at 6 p.m., in Fulton County Library Community Room. Pacific Rhythm will present a cultural tour of the Pacific Islands. More...

FOOD & DINING

Chicken BBQ Needmore Fire Co. is holding a chicken barbecue Sunday, July 17, at 11 a.m. The menu will be half a chicken, baked beans, applesauce, cake and roll. Festival More...

Lane Pleads In Rape, Assault Case

Maximum penalty is 77 years in prison

A 62-year-old Hustontown man faces a maximum 77-year prison sentence after having pleaded guilty this week to allegations he raped and sexually assaulted a boy. More...

Wells Valley Church Bell Dedicated

Church members gather at oldest organized cemetery in Wells Valley

Little historical information is readily available on the founding and early years of the Wells Valley Presbyterian Church. Erected prior to 1834, the original church was located on the same plot as the cemetery located along Wells Valley Road. More...

Needmore Woman Dies In Crash

Thought to have been missing from her home

A woman reported missing from her Belfast Township home on Sunday actually succumbed to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident that same morning. More...

Obituaries

Claudia M. Duckwall

Berkeley Springs, 68

Claudia Mary Duckwall, 68, Berkeley Springs, WVa., died Sunday, July 10, 2011, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs. More...

Helen L. Hose

Helen Louise Hose, 86, Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at the home of her granddaughter, Vanetta Quintana, in Smithsburg, Md. More...

Dale L. King

St. Thomas, 71

Dale L. King, 71, St. Thomas, died Sunday, July 10, 2011, at his home. He was born February 18, 1940, in Harrisonville, to Chester and Nanny (Kearns) King. He had owned and operated King Excavating prior to his retirement. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Mary Deshong is back at her apartment and improving more each day. She was a patient at Fulton County Medical Center for several weeks. More...

Hustontown

After the Fourth of July, Mother Nature really turned on the summer temperatures and no rain to go with it. It is good to be at the beach or where it may be cooler. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Dorothy Angle, Stacy Weist, Edsel Hamman, Brittany Stains, Levi Shimer, Bob Albrecht, Julie F. Knepper, Eden Naugle, Dee Stetchock and Shannon Brown. More...

Sports

Kyle Busch 2 For 3 At Kentucky

SPARTA, Ken. – Kyle Busch won two of the three events over the weekend at Kentucky Speedway, including Saturday’s inaugural Sprint Cup race. More...

Racing Roundup

Lance Dewease took the lead from Justin Henderson on the 10th lap of Saturday’s 25-lap 410 Sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway and sped away to his 94th career win at the Juniata County speed plant. More...

Path Valley Results

270cc Micro Sprint: 1. Bryce Stephens (Huntingdon,), 2. Steven Cox, 3. Mike Boer, 4. Gary Keister, 5. Tyler Reich, 6. Daryl Beakler, 7. Jerry Palm, 8. Jason Houtz, 9. Alex Spalding, 10. Eric Forsythe, 11. Curtis Brown, 12. Cory Shifflett, 13. More...

Family

Kerlin Siblings Visit

The Kerlin siblings met in June at K’s Place in Knobsville for a visit. More...

Summer Health Advice For Seniors

The hot, hazy days of summer can pose special health risks to older adults. It’s important that older people avoid heat-related illnesses, known as hyperthermia. More...

Cards Of Thanks

FISHER I wish to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to neighbors, church family and friends for the good meals you brought me, prayers, cards, checking on me, phone calls and anything else you did. More...