2011-12-08 / From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 5, 1991


Inclement weather on Monday and Tuesday morning got the 1991 antlered deer season off to a slow start both countywide and statewide. Almost constant rain marked all of Monday and much of Tuesday morning.

Fulton County Commissioners last week agreed to reopen the county recycling center for three days in December to accept newspapers only. The newspapers are being collected for the county livestock bedding program. Newspaper bedding choppers are used to slice the papers into livestock bedding.

Members of a local citizens group opposed to the siting of a low-level radioactive or hazardous waste dump in the county planned to attend two public meetings this week being held by the state Department of Environmental Resources and Chem- Nuclear Systems Inc., a South Carolina firm chosen to site, construct and operate a low-level radioactive waste dump in Pennsylvania. The meeting will be held in Altoona on Tuesday and at the Sheraton Harrisburg East on Thursday.

Kristi Morton and Andrew Mellott were united in marriage August 24 at Damascus Christian Church, Big Cove Tannery. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Morton, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Mellott.

Deaths: Charles Clark, Needmore; Pearl Bishop, McConnellsburg; Bernice Dovey, Mercersburg; David Dunkle, Everett; Mary Martin, Hancock; Solomon Keefer, Mercersburg; Orville Cooper Sr., Chambersburg.

Mr. and Mrs. James Miller of Fort Littleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela, to Timothy Houck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter House of Waterfall.

Lisa Proctor and Melvin “Tommy” Souders Jr. exchanged marriage vows September 28 at the United Methodist Church of McConnellsburg. Parents of the couple are Paul and Gloria Proctor Sr. of Shippensburg and Melvin and Janet Souders Sr., McConnellsburg.

Marriage licenses: Darin Hess, Warfordsburg, and Doris McCusker, Warfordsburg; Troy Bookheimer, Hustontown, and Wendy Everts, Hustontown.

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