October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Mann: “Germans Were Trying To Get Rid Of Me”

World War II veteran recalls time on Anzio Beach, Italy

“They (the Army) joined me up. More...

Local & State

Palmer Realty Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Betty Palmer, founder of Palmer Realty, cuts the ribbon marking the opening of her real estate businsess in its new location at 201 South Second Street, McConnellsburg. More...

Fall Festival Parade

McConnellsburg attorney Stanley Kerlin and wife Carolyn enjoy the ride along downtown’s parade route in their restored Ford Model T Saturday morning. More...

Pleas Entered In Heroin And Marijuana Case

Michael Becker recommended for state intermediate punishment program

A Bedford County man was remanded to Camp Hill Department of Corrections last week after entering guilty pleas to one count each of delivery and possession of a controlled substance. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 17, 1991 ’91 More...

30 Years Ago 40 Years Ago 50 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 22, 1981 ’81 More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of November 8, 1951 ’51 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Iva Seiders, 98 on October 22; Bob Covert, October 19; Louise Carbaugh, October 23; Tonya Schetrompf, October 27; Cole Harman, October 25; Pastor Chris Martin, October 18; Marcella Lister, 87 on October 26; Elizabeth Bishop, Octobe More...

Hustontown

The weekend started out al little nasty, but finally turned out to be nice for the Fulton Fall Folk Festival. There seemed to be a lot of folks travelling around to all the activities. June Bennett spent Friday and Saturday with Kate Berkstresser. More...

Sports

Volleyball

Southern Fulton 3 Hancock 1 More...

Boys Soccer

Hyndman 4 McConnellsburg 0 Coming out strong early in the game, McConnellsburg wasn’t able to find the back of the goal Monday night, losing to the Hyndman Hornets 4-0. More...

Girls Soccer

McConnellsburg 4 Berlin 0 Sarrah Pollock racked up 10 saves in goal for Mc- Connellsburgís 4-0 shutout of Berlin last Wednesday. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Pioneer Club/Youth Group Pioneer Club/Youth Group will be held at Rock Hill Mennonite Church from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. on October 26, November 9 and 23, December 7 and 21, for ages K-4 thru teens. For additional information contact 485-9074. More...

RECREATION

Bus Trip More...

FOOD & DINING

Republican Dinner The Republican dinner will be held October 28 at Husotntown Firehall at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in tickets please contact a committee member or call 717- 485-9498. Democratic Fall Dinner Democratic Fall Dinner Pancake Supper More...

Marker Placed For Fallen FBI Agent Terry Anderson

A ceremony to place a marker in honor of FBI Special Agent Terry Anderson, killed 45 years ago by a deranged “Mountain Man,’’ in what is known as the Bradnick Kidnapping, was held S More...

Central Fulton OKs Costa Rica Trip

Tables taking action on substitute LPN, school nurse rates

Taking into consideration issues such as liability and the school calendar, the Central Fulton School Board gave a not-sounanimous nod of approval last Tuesday night for a student summer trip to Costa Rica. More...

Obituaries

Richard L. Foster

84, Three Springs

Richard L. Foster, 84, of Three Springs, Pa., died Tuesday morning, October 18, 2011, at his home. Born in September 1927, he was the son of the late Herman and Mae (McQuait) Foster. More...

Eleanor W. Gregg Charles B. Covert

Narvon, 85 Orbisonia, 80

Eleanor W. Gregg, 85, of Narvon, Pa., formerly of East Earl, Pa., died Sunday, October 16, 2011, at Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center. She was formerly of Hustontown. Born in Kinzers, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Elizabeth M. More...

Geraldine M. Helman

Knobsville, 94

Geraldine M. Helman, 94, of Knobsville, Pa., died Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center. She was born July 12, 1917, in Knobsville, the daughter of the late Lemuel and Susan (Myers) Divens. More...

Letters

DA An “Ideal Public Trustee”

To The Editor: This year’s five National Rifle Association home defense courses successfully concluded in September. More...

In Praise Of Greener Pastures No-Kill Animal Rescue

To The Editor: Last week I was presented with a very sad problem that needed immediate help. I am a retired Army veteran and spent a lot of time in Vietnam, so when I tell you that it was a tall order to fill, I mean it was serious. More...

Keefer Verdict Unjust

To The Editor: I cannot believe the justice in Fulton County. When Keefer had all the charges including felonies against her and can walk away with no jail time. She should have been charged with accessory to murder. More...

Police Reports

Break-in Reported In Todd Township

A 52-year- old McConnellsburg woman told state police a burglar entered her 409 R& D Lane home in Todd Township by crawling through a window. The break-in reportedly occurred between 3 p.m. on October 8 and 3 p.m. on October 9. More...

Vehicle Hits Deer

An eastbound 2006 Mazda 5 hit a deer along Route 30 near the intersection of Route 522 on Tuesday, October 11, state police reported. Police did not release the name of the driver or indicate if the person suffered any injuries. More...

Text Messages Violate PFA Order

Forty-five-year-old Mc- Connellsburg resident James Hege was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson on Sunday, October 9, and placed in the Franklin County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bond. More...

Entertainment

Art Exhibit Awards

Best of Show “Dahlia #2” by Janelle Gogan. People’s Choice “Old Things” by Cindy Smith. Oil First - “Peruvian Ladies” by Anne Gobin. Second - “Old Things” by Cindy Smith. More...

Features

The Lost Art Of Dropping In

I recently ran into a friend I hadn’t seen in a long while. Our conversation was animated and full of news from both sides. Before we parted she said, “You’ll have to drop in sometime.” More...

Pa. Capital's Bankruptcy Could Be Long, Difficult

ASSOCIATED PRESS More...

Family

Lake – Martz United In Marriage July 16

Alicia Marie Martz of Hustontown and Tyler Eugene Lake of Needmore were united in marriage on Saturday, July 16, 2011, in the flower garden at the home of the groom’s grandparents, Donnie and Marna Lake, of Needmore. More...