December 15, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 30, 1971

’71 At the end of this week, Susan More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 3, 1952

’52 Two Fulton County men were convicted and fined last Thursday in the first embracery case ever heard here. They were charged with discussing a court case with jurymen before the case had been decided. Each was fined $250 and costs. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 31, 1931

’31 Deaths: Rachel Jane Booth of Hancock, whose husband, William Booth, passed away only six weeks ago; Miss Sallie Hoop of McConnellsburg; Enoch Harvey Fohner of Pleasant Ridge, a veteran of the Civil War. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 12, 1991

’91 Fulton County Commissioners Tuesday gave tentative approval to a 1992 county budget of $2,931,245 which calls for a 5.5-mill real estate tax increase from 13 to 18.5 mills. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 17, 1981

’81 Edna E. Truax, 64, wife of Rev. Floyd Truax of Needmore, was killed on Monday when the car she was driving went out of control on the snow-covered, slippery road and struck a utility pole, head on. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 4, 1962

’62 Pennsylvania’s new minimum wage law went into effect on Monday and specifies that workers must be paid a minimum of a dollar an hour. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 1, 1942

’42 Deaths: James Maple Winters of near Warfordsburg; Mrs. Margaret A. Peterson of Burnt Cabins; Thomas E. Huston, 54, prominent merchant, who was killed when a gun he was cleaning accidentally discharged at his home in Petersburg. More...

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