October 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

SF Acts On Personnel Items

Hears from teachers on PSSA testing results

Southern Fulton School Board took action on several personnelrelated items last Tuesday evening and also heard some favorable news on student PSSA test results from the 2010-11 school year. More...

To the Editor: More...

Specialty Services Adds Two Doctors

Fulton County Medical Center Specialty Services staff this week welcomed two podiatric surgery specialists from Orthopedic Associates of Chambersburg, doctors Karli Richards, DPM, and Katherine Cashdollar, DPM. More...

Local & State

Clearing The Record

Due to a reporter’s error, the photo caption for the Palmer Realty ribbon-cutting for its new location misidentified one of the participants and also contained a misspelling. More...

Northern Lights Seen Here Oct. 24

Local residents reported seeing a rare display of the northern lights over the skies of Mc- Connellsburg Monday evening at about 9:30 p.m. More...

Commissioners Conduct Routine Business Meeting

The Fulton County commissioners convened as members of both the Board of Assessment and Tax Appeal and Salary Board as part of Tuesday morning’s routine business. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 24, 1991

’91 It was a tractor weekend in Fulton More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 29, 1981

’81 A second mandatory truck stop will be installed about halfway down the east side of Sideling Hill Mountain and could be operational in about two weeks. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of November 11, 1971

’71 Lloyd Gamble, 38, Willow Hill, died Sunday at Washington County More...

Police Reports

Gasoline Stolen

Twelve gallons of gasoline were siphoned from a vehicle parked in the area of North Clear Ridge Road and Mc- Gowan Lane in Dublin Township. The theft, according to the male victim from Hustontown, reportedly occurred between 6 p.m. More...

Hit-And-Run Crash Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg barracks investigated a hit-andrun accident that occurred along North Third Street in McConnellsburg Borough on Thursday, October 13. More...

Exxon Gas Station Burglarized

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg reported burglars cut various electrical and telephone lines before breaking into the Warfordsburg Exxon station early Sunday morning. 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 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 Hustontown Firehall at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in tickets, please contact a committee member or call 717- 485-9498. More...

Husband, Wife Plead In Family Theft

Craig and Missi Carnell to be sentenced November 29 in theft of $228,000

After having been granted several continuances to find counsel and failing to appear in court recently for call of the criminal trial list, a husband and wife from the Warfordsburg area stood before the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas last week f More...

Trail: Where Does SF Go From Here?

Superintendent questions board as to how it plans to tackle building needs

After hearing presentation after presentation on possible heating alternatives, Southern Fulton School District Superintendent Kendra Trail stood before the school board last week with only one question needing answered, “Where do we go from he More...

Merchant Marine Tells WWII Tales Of Survival

James Hawbaker then drafted into U.S. Army

Several months shy of his 18th birthday, James Hawbaker gave up his chance to finish high school and the security of his home and family in Mercersburg to enlist in the military. More...

Yesterday’s Durability Beats Today’s Disposable World

To the Editor: On Sunday of Fall Folk Festival weekend, I set out for the car show in Needmore. Naturally, the show was on Saturday. So, I now had two choices. The first was to go back to McConnellsburg and see what remained at the fairgrounds. More...

Obituaries

Debra R. Clites

Greencastle, 57

Debra R. ( Anderson) Clites, 57, Greencastle, died Tuesday afternoon, October 18, 2011, in Chambersburg Hospital, surrounded by her family, following a year long battle with cancer. More...

Irene E. Coons

Shippensburg, 97

Irene E. Coons, 97, Shippensburg, died Friday, October 21, 2011, surrounded by her loving family at the home of her granddaughter, Mi-chelle R. Stouffer, and her husband, Andy. More...

Richard Lewis Foster

Three Springs, 84

Richard Lewis Foster, 84, Three Springs, died at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at his home in Clay Township, Huntingdon County, Pa. Born October 7, 1927, in Clay Township, he was the son of the late Herman and Mae (McQuait) Foster. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gage Henry, 12 years old on October 29; Michelle Sowers, October 30; Joanne Harr, October 25; Jean Davis and Cheryl Mellott, October 29; Wayne Hamil and Larry Ensminger, October 30; Nancy Lamsley and Frank Shehan Jr., October 31; G More...

Hustontown

The weather is great, the scenery is just beautiful. What more can we ask at the end of October? A large crowd attended the covered-dish meal and the church conference at Knobsville United Methodist Church on Sunday evening. More...

Sports

Boys Soccer

Southern Fulton 5 Everett 3 More...

Field Hockey

Forbes Road 2 Belleville Mennonite 1 More...

Girls Soccer

McConnellsburg 3 Northern Bedford 0 More...

Features

Gorbachev Sees New World Order Developing

EASTON, Pa. (AP) – Former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev says he believes protests occurring now in many places signal the emergence of a “new world order” movement. More...

Get Your Pumpkins Now

While Pennsylvania ranks fifth in the nation for pumpkin production, the extreme wet weather and flooding in some parts of the state this fall has hit the pumpkin crop pretty hard in some areas. More...

Advice For Parents Of Hyperactive Kids

Almost all children have times when their attention or behavior veers out of control. From rambunctious play to being distracted during homework time, parents often have to find creative solutions to keep their children on task. More...