January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CF Reveals 2012-13 Budget Draft

Hires grant writer

In acting on a short agenda last Tuesday, the Central Fulton School Board took official action on additional matters, including the approval of a preliminary budget for the upcoming 2012-13 school year. More...

DEATHS

Bricker, Forrest, 89, Mercersburg Lynch, Jennings, 91, Somerset Tyler, Robert W., 53, Warfordsburg More...

Local & State

County Schools Implement New Bullying Program

Kickoff event at Southern Fulton with students Jan. 24

Bullying is described as behavior involving teasing, spreading of false rumors, damaging personal property and even physical violence or the threat of violence. More...

JLG Turning Lane Project Moving Forward

Commissioners meet with project engineers

The Fulton County commissioners got their first look at the JLG turning lane schematic Tuesday afternoon before heading to JLG Industries for a meeting with engineers, company officials and others involved with the project that is slated to get under More...

Pa. Legislature Kicks Off 10-Month Campaign Cycle

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The campaign for the Republican presidential election has dominated national political news lately, but in Pennsylvania the never-really-over battle for control of the Legislature has been quietly heating up. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 16, 1992

’92 Chalmer Hann was named Needmore Fire Co.’s Fireman of the Year at the company’s 22nd annual banquet Saturday, January 11, at the firehall. Hann is a 10-year member of the fire company and serves as 2nd captain. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 21, 1982

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40 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 3, 1972

’72 Susan Martz of Hustontown is pictured in this issue presenting a check for $3,721 to Woodrow Strait, administrator of the Fulton County Medical Center, to be used as payment for a portable cardiograph unit. More...

Police Reports

Fight Reported At School

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg responded to an altercation at Mc- Connellsburg High School on Tuesday, January 10. More...

Wheel Detaches From Vehicle

The driver’s side front wheel of a westbound 1993 Toyota became detached along Interstate 70 on Tuesday, January 10, state police said. The vehicle crossed the median and into the path of an eastbound 2008 Mercury Mariner. More...

Theft, Mischief Repor ted

Kee Ta Quay Construction in Hustontown reported to state police investigators it was the victim of a case involving theft and criminal mischief in neighboring Huntingdon County. More...

Entertainment

Fundraisers To Benefit Fireman’s Heart Transplant

Dinner scheduled for Broad Top’s Dennis Drenning

In 1987, Dennis Drenning Sr. of Broad Top City suffered a massive heart attack and was life flighted from J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh where he was only given two months to live. More...

Wilson College Offers Noncredit Courses

Wilson College still has openings in the following noncredit, personal enrichment courses for the spring term: Appreciating Art – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Feb. 21 to March 6. Cost: $50. More...

Library News

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes “Locked On” (large print) by Tom Clancy, “Death Benefit” (large print) by Robin Cook, “Chango’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes” ( large print) by William Kennedy, &ldqu More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG I would like to thank all my family and friends for the beautiful birthday cards, gifts and friends who took me out to eat. Thank you and God bless. Avon Deshong More...

Engagement

Stanley and Denise Potter of Hancock are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kymber Lynne Potter, to Joshua David Divelbliss. More...

Murray Enters Plea In Child Abuse

To appear in court for call of the list April 10

A Thompson Township woman waived her right to mandatory arraignment this week on allegations of child abuse and endangerment. More...

Commissioners To Borrow More Money

tSign commitment letter for $1.4 million

With the clock ticking down to the January 15 deadline, the new board of Fulton County commissioners made its first big decision of office last week, deciding to borrow additional money that will be used for ongoing construction. More...

Forbes Road OKs Limiting Tax Increases

The Forbes Road School Board of Directors approved an Act 1 Resolution last Monday evening that states it will not raise the rate of any tax for the support of the district for 2012-13 fiscal year by more than its index of 2.4 percent. More...

Obituaries

Jennings M. Lynch

Somerset, 91

Jennings McCauley Lynch “Jiggs”, 91, Somerset, died Sunday, January 8, 2012, at Somerset Hospital. Born July 19, 1920, in Mc- Connellsburg, Fulton County, he was the son of Jennings McCauley Lynch and Meta Fryman Lynch. More...

Forrest L. Bricker

Mercersburg, 89

Forrest Lambert Bricker, 89, of Mercersburg, died Monday, January 12, 2012, with his family by his side. He had been in poor health for several years. He was born May 23, 1922, at Mercersburg, a son of the late Charlie Grover and Ida A. More...

Robert W. Tyler

Warfordsburg, 53

Robert W. Tyler, 53, Warfordsburg, died Monday, January 16, 2012, at his home. Born April 15, 1958, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of thåe late John W. Tyler, Pauline A. Mills and stepfather, Roy A. Mills. He was of the Protestant faith. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Stanley Mellott, January 15; Mark Plessinger, January 19; Jace Fletcher, January 20; Bryce Garland, January 21; Pam Carmack, January 20; Sis McQuade, January 21; Lloyd Dovert, 93 on January 22; Misty Ritchey, January 22; Paul Johns More...

Hustontown

The weekend was cold but no storms, so we can’t complain. Pastor Bill and Joan Kuhn are spending a few days this week at a retreat in Lancaster. Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor a shooting match Saturday, January 21, at 1 p. m. More...

Sports

Area High School Sports

Girls Basketball McConnellsburg 48 Chestnut Ridge 44 More...

Sale Of Champions Rounds Out Junior Livestock Exhibits

The Sale of Champions kicked off the Junior Livestock Sale Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show, with grand and reserve champion lambs, pigs, steers and goats sold to the highest bidders, bringing $35,200. More...

Sponsors Didn’t Want Kurt Busch

THE RACING REPORTER Richard Petty said the reason Kurt Busch wasn’t hired to drive his No. 43 was personality. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Special Music Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute cordially invites all to attend a night of acappella music Wednesday, February 1, at 7:30 p.m. The institute is located 1 1/2 miles west of Harrisonville along Rt. 30 at the old Green Hill School. More...

RECREATION

Little League Registration More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Knitting Class Fulton County Parks and Rec will be host a knitting class January 24 and 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Community State Bank, McConnellsburg, meeting room. The class is structured for first-time knitters. More...