January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sex Offense Cases Appear For Call Of The Criminal Trial List

Joshua Robinson, Curtis Bryner cases headed to trial

Four men with ties to Fulton County appeared in the Court of Common Pleas this week to answer to accusations of sexual crimes against children and women. More...

Local & State

16-Year-Old W. Pa. Girl Killed By Train

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a 16- year-old girl was struck and killed by a passing train in Beaver Falls, about 40 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. More...

Farm Show Facts And Figures

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in America. The Farm Show Complex houses 24 acres under roof, spread throughout 11 buildings including three arenas. More...

Commissioners Hold Safety Meeting Tuesday

Hear additional budgetary concerns from department heads

With department heads asked to hold the bottom line in spending during recent years, the new Fulton County commissioners reviewed some budgetary concerns during their first two weeks of office. More...

Letters

Action Needed To Maintain State-funded Health, Human Services

To The Editor: I am alarmed by the Corbett Administration’s freeze on state funding for health and human services. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tim McGarvey (55), Zac Dunkle and Betty Remsburg, 89 on January 13; Dale Humbert, January 13; Dave Washabaugh, January 15; Betty Hershey, January 17; More...

Hustontown

For January the weekend weather was great. Hope everyone got out to enjoy. Troy Miller will enter Back Country Bad Boys turkey hunting in Kansas on WJAL on Saturday, January 14, at 6: 30 p.m. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Bonnie Watkins, Laura Reynolds, Ashley Mitchell, Krista Brown, Tommy Cohenour, Alexys Anderson, Cali Brown, Danielle Winnick, Almeda Nead, Brittany Whitsel, Kennedy Heaster, Chris Anderson and Tina Swan. More...

Sports

Area High School Sports

Boys Basketball Frederick Force 65 FCCCS 42 More...

Bayne And Wood Brothers To Return

THE RACING REPORTER The Wood Brothers, the longest continuous operating team in NASCAR, will return for the 2012 season with Trevor Bayne as their driver. More...

Racing Roundup

We have made it through the holiday season and that only means one thing – the countdown is on until the 2012 racing season here in the Northeast. More...

Church News

Palmer Joins Beta Sigma Phi Sorority

Virginia Palmer, above, recently became a pledge of Iota Lambda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, an international women’s social, cultural and service organization. More...

Medical Center Auxiliary News

December was a busy month for the FCMC Auxiliary. The annual Christmas bazaar and Tree of Love Ceremony were held. At the December meeting these activities were planned. Also held was election of officers for the next two years. More...

Homistek Accepts Seat At School Of Osteopathic Medicine

Cody Elizabeth Homistek, daughter of Marty Homistek and Elizabeth James Homistek of Mc- Connellsburg, has accepted an offer for the class of 2016 Doctoral Seat at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W.Va. More...

Borough Council Reorganizes

Elects officers, appoints committee members

McConnellsburg Borough Council met last Wednesday evening and reorganized for the year as required by municipal law. Mayor Mike Chilcote presided over the meeting until the following officers were elected. More...

Woman Jailed In Attempted Ayr Twp. Murder

Victim to be discharged from hospital later this week

The victim of an attempted homicide is expected to be released from a trauma center in York, Pa., later this week, Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks said. More...

Obituaries

Rodney J. Armstrong

Rockhill Furnace, 67

Rodney J. Armstrong, 67, Rockhill Furnace, died at 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at Lewistown Hospital. More...

Barry L. Ball

Rockhill Furnace, 20

Barry Lee Ball, 20, Rockhill Furnace, died at 11:52 p.m., Wednesday, December 28, 2011, in Cromwell Township, as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. More...

Max L. Brooks

Shade Gap, 83

Max L. Brooks, 83, formerly of Shade Gap, Pa., and more recently of Smithfield Township, died at 4:55 p.m., Thursday, January 5, 2012, at the Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 9, 1992

’92 A seven- year employee of More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 14, 1982

’82 More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 27, 1972

’72 A banquet was held on Saturday to honor two local men who were chosen by the Fulton Chamber of Commerce as the Man of the Year and the Citizen of the Year. Rev. More...

Police Reports

Charged Pending In Teen Assault

Charges of simple assault, harassment and criminal mischief are pending against a 16-year-old McConnellsburg boy who was involved in a physical altercation on Monday, January 2. More...

Georgia Woman Treated After Crash

A woman from Dacula, Ga., was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for injuries suffered in a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Great Cove Road on Tuesday, January 3. More...

Credit Card Fraudulently Used

Credit card information belonging to a McConnellsburg woman of 641 Friendship Lane was used to make fraudulent purchases over the computer on Wednesday, December 28, between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Celebrates Second

Josiah Steven Horton celebrated his second birthday on January 10, 2012. He is the son of Josh and Stacy Horton of McConnellsburg. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RECREATION

Card Night More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Free Clothing Free clothing and new children’s winter coats and toiletry items will be available Tuesday, January 17, at 9 a.m., at St. Stephen Catholic Church. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5917. Knitting Class More...

FOOD & DINING

Soup Sale St. Paul Lutheran Church, 220 North Third Street, McConnellsburg, will hold its annual soup sale January 23 and 24. Cost is $3.50 a quart for vegetable beef soup. For orders, call 717-485-4445 or 717-485-4653. More...