January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Special Olympics Athletes Ready For Competitive Play

Special Olympics Pennsylvania held its first Fulton County bocce ball tournament at the Mc- Connellsburg Lions Club on Thursday August 11, 2011. More...

Pa. Welfare Agency Alters Benefits Handling Rules

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare wants to dramatically reduce the number of organizations that can provide financial management services to Medicaid recipients who get home-based and communitybased services. More...

Celebrate Birthdays

Marin Aimslee DeShong turned 2 on October 14 while her older brother, Gavin Cooper DeShong turned 4 on November 20. They are the children of Brian and Carrie DeShong of Harrisonville. More...

Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Driver licensing, motor vehicle services still available online

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Jan. 14, through Monday, Jan. More...

Court Session Held January 3

Judge Carol L. Van Horn of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, January 3, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Marriage License

George Charles Cutchall, 59, Needmore, and Christine Blair Clark, 60, Needmore, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Tri-State Shootout Benefits Polio PA Youths Exhibit ‘Top Notch’ Breeding Stock

The 26th annual Tristate Shootout boys basketball tournament was held December 26 and 27. For that number of years Berkeley Springs and Hancock rotary clubs have joined together to sponsor this event. More...

Trial Soon In Homicide Case Over Missing Pa. Woman

JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) – Jury selection is scheduled this week for the trial of an eastern Pennsylvania man charged with homicide in the disappearance of his estranged wife four years ago. More...

Historical Society To Present Underground Railroad Program

Fulton County Historical Society will present an educational and inspirational drama about the underground railroad for slaves traveling through Pennsylvania to freedom prior to the Civil War. More...

Snags Rainbow Trout

Jersey Knepper caught a 19- inch rainbow trout December 31 while fishing in Fulton County Sportsman’s 12 and under waters. She is the daughter of Justin and Hillary Knepper of McConnellsburg. More...

Pa. Auditor General Warns Of Turnpike Debt

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

McConnellsburg High/Middle School Presents “Anything Goes”

Erica Sexton will once again direct this year’s musical “Anything Goes”. Erica is a graduate of Shenandoah University with a B.A. in costume design. More...

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

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. 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...

Honor Guard Installs Officers

The Fulton Honor Guard installed officers for 2012 at its annual banquet held Sunday evening at the VFW home in McConnellsburg. Pictured taking the oath of office, from right, are: Capt. More...

Monte Carlo Night To Benefit FCMC Healthcare Scholarships

On Saturday, January 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) Foundation hosts Monte Carlo Night at Celebrations Unlimited 27994 Great Cove Road, Ft. Littleton, PA 17223. More...

Local Girl Takes Second At Farm Show Brownie Contest

The smell of chocolate filled the air as the “Hershey’s Cocoa Classic Chocolate Cake and Baking Chips Cookie / Brownie / Bar” contests were held at the 96th Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg on Saturday, January 7. More...

Beta Sigma Phi News

The sisters of Xi Eta Lambda, McConnellsburg chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, were quite active over the fall months. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: closed. Tuesday: roast pork, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, rye bread, cookies. Wednesday: turkey, cheese, lettuce and tomato sandwich, potato soup, wheat bread, cake. More...

Attain Dean’s List At Millersville University

The following local residents have been named to Millersville University of Pennsylvania’s dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester: Whitney N. Davis, a senior from Harrisonville. Ellen E. Nesbitt, a senior from McConnellsburg. Logan F. More...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Monday, January 16: french toast, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Tuesday, January 17: scrambled eggs, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. More...

Four Generations

Pictured above, left, are four generations of the Jane Lamison family: great-grandmother Jane Lamison, father Robert Barger; grandmother Peggy Lee Moore and baby Peyton Elizabeth Barger. More...

Lutheran Women Hold Cookie Swap

Becky Brackbill hosted a cookie swap for the Lutheran women of St. Paul’s at The Christmas Mercantile in Websters Mill. More...

Deeds Recorded

The following deeds were recorded at the local courthouse during the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate one percent of the purchase price or of the fair market value: Heinz Peter Kempe and Lucia Kempe to James D. More...

Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Hampson of Chambersburg and Greg Gracey of McConnellsburg would like to announce the engagement of their son, Dillon Gracey, to Neeley Spence, daughter of Steven Spence and Kristen Karteis of Shippensburg. More...