August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Local & State

Bard Receives State Ag Fair Award

Patrick Bard of Needmore was honored at this year’s fair Sunday evening when he was presented the Fair Ambassador Award by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. More...

Which View Of Fair Will Win Natural Gas Debate?

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Cowans Gap Activities

Tuesday, August 16: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – family backpack adventure. Is your family looking for something to do this afternoon? Why not go on an adventure? More...

Budgeting For Back To School

It’s time once again to buy new school supplies, clothes and other necessities your kids need for the school year. More...

Rural Road Maintenance May Push Spread Of Invasive Plants

Road maintenance may accidentally spread the seeds of invasive plants, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. More...

FR Elementary Room Assignments

Red Birds Mrs. Gabrielson More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week: Michael Peter Brown, 22, Woodlands, Texas, and Kara Elaine Layton, 20, Warfordsburg. More...

Jury List

The president judge and jury commissioners drew the following names of prospective jurors for Wednesday, September 21, 2011, jury selection. Please report to the courthouse by 9 a.m. on this date. Barbara Avery, McCbg. More...

Engagement

Carol and Bill Briggs of Potomac, Md., announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Angela Adell of Cordova, Tenn., to Dr. Emmett Chase Atwood, also of Cordova. Dr. Atwood is the son of Valerie and Ray Atwood of Vicksburg. More...

Corbett Orders Half-Staff Flags For Slain Officer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is ordering flags in the Capitol complex and in Northampton County to be flown at half-staff to honor a slain police officer. More...

New Tips For Crossword And Puzzle Lovers

Like baseball and pie-eating contests, crossword puzzles and word searches have long been a popular pastime across America. And recently, Sudoku has added to the fun. Moreover, research has shown that puzzles can help you stay mentally fit. More...

Deeds Recorded

The following deeds were recorded at the local courthouse during the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate one percent of the purchase or of the fair market value: Brian K. Ford and Tina R. Ford to Tina R. More...

Commissioners

County Hears Conservation Updates

Seleen Shives, director of the Fulton County Conservation District, appeared before the commissioners Tuesday afternoon for updates on the organization’s activities during the months of June and July. More...

C. Fulton Accepts Resignations

Hires several teachers

The Central Fulton School Board attended to an agenda heavily laden with personnel-related matters last Tuesday in preparation for the start of the quickly approaching 2011-12 school year. More...

Jail Benefit Auction Held At Hustontown Firehall

Supporters of the Fulton County Historical Society’s efforts to help with the preservation of the Fulton County jail building donated items for a benefit auction last Saturday evening at the Hustontown Firehall. More...

Birth Announced

Simon Xavier Lowe entered the world at 2:47 a.m., July 3, 2011, weighing in at 6 pounds, 15 ounces and stretching to 19 inches. Parents are Alice Politis- Lowe and John Francis Lowe Jr., Charleston, S.C. More...

Court Session Held August 9

Judge Douglas W. Herman of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, August 9. More...

Local Angus Breeder Recognized

Sinclair Cattle Co., Warfordsburg, owns 41 bulls listed in the 2011 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association ® in Saint Joseph, Mo. More...

Amazon.com Adding 100s Of Jobs In Central Pa.

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) – Online retailer Amazon.com says it’s adding hundreds of jobs to a central Pennsylvania distribution center. The company said Thursday it would add an unspecified number of fulltime jobs at the warehouse in Carlisle. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: turkey, gravy, stuffing, peas, wheat bread, applesauce, juice. Tuesday: ham loaf, sweet potatoes, coleslaw, wheat bread, peaches. More...

Lesters To Appear

The Lesters of St. Louis, Mo., will be appearing in concert Wednesday, Augsut 24, at Faith Assembly of God in Warfordsburg. The concert will be at 7 p.m. A freewill offering will be received. More...

Chain Saw Reveals Civil War Bullets At Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Workers cutting up a fallen tree at Gettysburg National Military Park came across some Civil War artifacts when their chain saw struck bullets that were buried in the tree’s trunk. More...

More Pennsylvanian People Being Banned From Chain Stores

By RICH CHOLODOFSKY PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Starr Bowman-Miles stood before a Westmoreland County judge in June and was banned from the largest retail chain in the world. “Any Wal- Mart? More...

Woman Recovering From Tiger Injuries

HALIFAX, Pa. (AP) – A wildlife park employee injured by a Bengal tiger is being released from a hospital after surgery, a park official said Friday. More...

Pennsylvania Taxpayers To Pay 14% More for Senate Health

LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania taxpayers will pay roughly 14 percent more for some Senate medical and drug benefits after lawmakers recently renewed the plans without making changes. More...