September 29, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 7, 1971

’71 McConnellsburg firemen were called on Sunday to assist the Needmore Fire Co. in fighting a barn fire on the farm of Harry Beam at Needmore. The barn and its contents were destroyed. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 11, 1951

’51 Registration figures released by the county commissioners this week show there are 4,492 Fulton Countians eligible to vote in the November election – 2,351 Democrats, 2,113 Republicans and 28 nonpartisan. John P. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 8, 1931

’31 Deaths: Leonard H. Carnell of Amaranth; Hayes A. Strait of near Saluvia; Elias Wilson of Maddensville; John H. Gaster of Bellevue; J.C. (Little Doc Clark) Burba of Evansville, Ind. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of September 26, 1991

’91 Max Stenger, superintendent of the Mc- Connellsburg Municipal Water Authority, told the “News” Tuesday that conservation measures instituted last week have helped. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of September 24, 1981

’81 It will be about two weeks before PennDOT decides whether or not to place a ban on heavy trucks eastbound on Route 30 through Fulton County. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 12, 1961

’61 Marshall Norman Mellott, 56, Harrisonville, was killed instantly on Saturday when the tractor he was driving overturned, pinning him beneath it. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 9, 1941

’41 In the FFA log-chopping contest at the Fulton More...