July 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

SF Debates New Policies

Several policies tabled for further discussion

What appeared to be a short agenda on paper, turned into a lengthy process last Tuesday when the Southern Fulton School Board turned its sights on newly proposed policies. More...

Local Man Enters Plea In Drug Cases

Shane DeShong to be sentenced

Having appeared on unrelated charges last Tuesday, a Harrisonville man took his opportunity in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas to enter pleas in two drug cases dating back to January and February. More...

Local & State

Eichelberger To Hold Town Hall

Opportunity for constituents to discuss their views and concerns regarding state issues

Sen. John H. Eichelberger, Jr. will host the fifth of nine town hall meetings scheduled throughout the 30th Senatorial District this year Thursday, July 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. More...

Ft. Loudon Colonial Days Set For July 30

Colonial Days and Native American Tales will be held on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the state historic site of Fort Loudon. More...

F&M Trust Presents $1,500 Check To FCMC Foundation Scholarship Fund

Last week F& M Trust President and CEO William E. Snell Jr., and market manger Fulton County Paul Johnston presented Fulton County Medical Center Foundation a check for $1500. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 25, 1991

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30 Years Ago

’81 Gov. Thornburgh is pictured in this issue with area residents during a tour through Fulton County last Thursday, which was also his 49th birthday. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of August 5, 1971

’71 Following a weeklong investigation by borough and state police of the attack on two elderly Mc- Connellsburg women during the early hours of July 24, an arrest was made on Friday. The suspect was identified as a McConnellsburg man. More...

Police Reports

Chambersburg Woman Arrested At Cowans Gap

A Chambersburg woman faces charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest following an incident at Cowans Gap State Park Sunday afternoon. More...

Battery Stolen

A Polaris all-terrain vehicle battery was stolen from 5493 Thompson Road, Needmore, between 3 p.m. on May 15 and 7 p.m. on July 25. More...

Mailboxes Vandalized

Mailboxes located along Thompson Road in Bethel Township were damaged with a large rock between 9:30 p.m. on July 24 and 5:30 a.m. on July 25. Victims include a 44-year-old man and a 37-year-old man, both from Needmore. More...

Entertainment

Flea Circus To Appear In Hancock

The Hancock Arts Council announced this week that it will sponsor Professor Mike’s Amazing Flea Circus at the Hancock Performing Arts Center at Town Hall, 126 W. High Street, Hancock, Md., on Sunday, August 7, beginning at 3 p.m. More...

Preceptor Gamma Pi Honors Members, Elects New Officers

Preceptor Gamma Pi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi elected the following officers for 2011-12. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Bible School More...

RECREATION

Yard/Bake Sale A yard sale, bake sale and lunch stand will be held Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville. More...

FOOD & DINING

Ag Appreciation Picnic More...

Jail Restoration Continues

Work continues to move forward at the Fulton County Sheriff's Office located along North Second Street this week. More...

Man Jailed In Assault On Ranger, Trooper

Hagerstown man barricaded inside beach house

A Hagerstown, Md., man was arrested over the weekend after being barricaded inside the beach house at Cowans Gap State Park and then allegedly assaulting a park ranger as well as a Pennsylvania State Police trooper. More...

Personnel Tops FR Agenda

Students to pay $10 parking fee in 2011-12

The board dealt with a short financial agenda and approved charging students a $10 parking fee, effective with the 2011-12 school year, but personnel matters topped the agenda of the regular meeting of the Forbes Road School District Board of Directo More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Barnhart

Mary E. Barnhart, 77, formerly of Harrisonville, Pa., died at 1:30 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2011, at ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg, Pa. Born April 15, 1934, at Mc- Connellsburg, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Roxy (Lynch) Truax. More...

Sydney R. Fisher

Carlisle, 80

Sydney R. Fisher, 80, Carlisle, died Friday, July 22, 2011, at his home. Born January, 12, 1931, in McConnellsburg, he was a son of the late Fredrick S. and Hope Audrey Raker Fisher and the widower of Shirley Fisher. More...

Edna M. Shaw Warren W. Young

Three Springs, 93 Breezewood, 69

Edna M. Shaw, 93, formerly of Three Springs, Pa., died at 11:03 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, Pa. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Deb Welsh and Wanda Souders returned from a tour of Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana that included seeing Lambeau Field and Wrigley Stadium. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Chad Weist, Aaron Snyder, Frances Shehan, Donavin Myers, Eloise Swope, Cassie Clark, Jamie Swope, Megan Watkins, Judy Tyson, Donna Locke, Pamela Foor, Cheryl Hummel, Katie Patterson, Kenny Fraker, Lee Greenland, Lyncoln Williamson, More...

Hustontown

It seems as though Mother Nature has really turned on the heat. Predictions are that it will be a few degrees cooler later this week. Some folks got a slight shower but we weren’t so lucky. Congratulations on the U.S. More...

Sports

Edwards Wins Nashville Nationwide Race

LEBANON, Tenn. – Carl Edwards overcame a midrace pit road speeding penalty at Nashville Superspeedway to give Roush Fenway its fourth one-two finish of the season in the Nationwide Series. More...

Shaw Wins At Path Valley

Mini Stock: 1. Ryan Laye (Ft. Loudon), 2. Gary Newell, 3. Jodie Varner, 4. Keith Walls, 5. Ronnie Buck, 6. Eric Grubb. 4-Cylinder Strictly Stock: 1. Andrew Benson (Rockhill), 2. Kurt Knepper, 3. Gary Guise, 4. Steven Jacobs, 5. Wendy Anderson. More...

All-Stars Win Tournament

Fulton County 11-12-year-olds All-Stars won the Mildred Fix Tournament at Lions Club Park last week. Fulton County has won two tournaments in a row, outscoring their opponents in 10 games 106-31. More...

Family

The Foods Of France From The Comforts Of Home

French cuisine is world renowned for its delicacy. Visit a French restaurant and you’re liable to enjoy a meal you might never experience anywhere else; until now. More...

Keeping Your Muscles Healthy As You Age

Did you know you have more than 600 muscles in your body, including your tongue, heart and stomach? When exerted, your muscles pull against your skeleton, causing your bones to become strong and durable. More...

Five Generations

Pictured above are five generations of the Barnhart family. Sitting is Mildred Barnhart, 90 years old, holding Emilyn; standing, left: Amanda Lambert, William C. Barnhart and Carl Barnhart. More...