20 Years Ago
A farming family in Licking Creek
Township has found a method of dealing with the growing problem of making farming profitable these days – raising turkeys for an Adams County food company. Marlin and Judy Schriver recently contracted with Round Hill Foods of New Oxford to raise young turkeys for the company.
The 18th Fulton Fall Folk Festival features two new events for festival-goers in Fulton County October 18-20. On Friday night the harvest dinner dance at the American Legion with a buffet and the DJ group Bluejeans will kick off festival activities. On Saturday caller Ray Sword will lead newcomers and experienced dancers alike at the Harvest Country Hoe Down square dance at the old gym at McConnellsburg Elementary School.
Fulton County Commissioners are awaiting a ruling from the state Department of Community Affairs before giving the goahead on the Reservoir Road sewerage line project. The Sewerage Authority wants to charge a capacity fee of $40,000, or about $800 per hookup, for the project area and the commissioners are attempting to see if DCA will approve the use of Community Development Block Grant funds to pay those fees.
Ruby Bishop celebrated her 80th birthday on September 21 with a surprise party.
Mr. and Mrs. Moses Runk of Three Springs observed their 60th wedding anniversary on September 1.
Marriage licenses: Mark Mellott, Mc- Connellsburg, and Beth Parson, Fort Littleton; David Seiders, McConnellsburg, and Kimberly Wagner, Harrisonville; Mark Strait, McConnellsburg, and Helen Kester, McConnellsburg; Melissa Hall, Hustontown, and Darnell Spriggs, Hustontown.
Deaths: Andrew Ratliff, McConnellsburg; Grace Eshelman, Everett; W. Lyle Mosebey Sr., Wells Valley; Jean Chilcote, New Oxford, Pa.; Brittany Whitfield, infant daughter of Gregory and Kimberly Whitfield of Breezewood; Mildred Fritz, Little Cove, Pa.; Ellen Flory, St. Thomas.
Birth at the Medical Center: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Whitfield of Breezewood on September 24.