January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Finances, Transportation Top SFSB Agenda

Finances and transportation were two of the hot topics discussed by the Southern Fulton School Board last week. More...

Local & State

SF Continues To Explore Energy Options

Hears presentation on wood pellet boiler for elementar y

Southern Fulton School District continued to explore all possible avenues in energy alternatives last week when the school board members heard additional information on a wood pellet biomass boiler for the elementary as well as the additional benefit More...

Special Olympics PA Athletes Compete In Fulton County

With much excitement in the air, Fulton County athletes took to the court to play in their first-ever bocce ball competition in front of a home crowd of about 150 fans at McConnellsburg Alumni and Friends building. More...

New Doctor At FCMC Specialty Services

Fulton County Medical Center is pleased to announce Matthew Espenshade, D.O., of Arlington Orthopedics, will start providing services at the Fulton County Medical Center Specialty Services Department on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jace Fletcher, 2 years old on January 20: Margaret “Peg” Gordon, 93 on January 31; Wylan Gress, January 31; Thomas Glenn, January 29; Ike Bivens, January 30; Clarence Weimer, January 31; Tom Strait, January 29; Chase No More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone is enjoying Old Man Winter with that pretty winter scene. A combined birthday party meal will be held with Fairview and Knobsville United Methodist churches at Knobsville on Sunday evening, January 29, at 5 p. m. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Josh Ramsey, Deb Kerlin, John Wain, Ashlee Keebaugh, Kara Park, Mandy Snyder, Corey Lake, Arlie Knepper, Rodnise Roher, Justin Anderson and Lisa Henry. More...

Sports

Legends Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

“Legends” is the best way to describe NASCAR Hall of Fame’s third class of inductees, who were enshrined this past weekend at the HOF in Charlotte. Topping the list as one of the sport’s biggest performers was Cale Yarborough. More...

Racing Roundup

Before we start this week, it’s goes without saying that I am completely heartbroken on the passing of Joe Paterno, a true legend in our lifetime, on and off the field. More...

Area High School Sports

Boys Basketball Southern Fulton 58 Tussey Mountain 40 More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Special Music Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute cordially invites all to attend a night of a cappella 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

Snow Tubing Fulton Fatherhood is hosting a snow tubing night at Whitetail February 17, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. to get tickets. Prices are $17 for people over 5 and for 2-4-year-olds tickets are $8. More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Book Club A Book Club is held every Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., with free childcare at the Bedford/ Fulton Head Start building. The group will be reading “Between Parent and Child” by Dr. Haim G. Ginott. More...

Farm Service Agency Office Could Close

Farm Bureau, commissioners discuss topic; public meeting Monday

With the clock ticking down to next week’s public meeting, the president of the Fulton County Farm Bureau appeared before the county commissioners Tuesday to garner their support in keeping the Farm Service Agency office open here. More...

Gary Peck Chosen MVFC’s 2011 “Fireman Of The Year”

Company holds 50th annual banquet Saturday

The McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. (MVFC) bestowed its top honor on Gary L. Peck on Saturday evening. Acknowledging his more than 10 years with the company as an officer and with the ambulance squad, MVFC named Peck the 2011 Fireman of the Year. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

HAWKINS In loving memory of Norman Evan Hawkins, June 22,1933 – January 30, 1997: No words can express the depth of our love and how greatly you are missed. You remain in our hearts every day. Sarah, Lester, Nancy, Michael, Gary and family More...

John H. Hann

Hustontown, 85

John Henry Hann, 85, Hustontown, died at 11:20 p.m., Monday, January 16, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. Born January 31, 1926, in Needmore, he was the son of the late Henry and Altie (Hill) Hann. More...

Theodore G. Cromwell

Shade Gap, 30

Theodore G. “Ted” Cromwell, 30, of Shade Gap, died Tuesday morning, January 17, 2012, in Madison Twp., Columbia Co., Pa., as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 23, 1992

’92 Mont R. Chamberlain, 35, was named McConnellsburg Fire Co.’s 1991 Fireman of the Year at the company’s 30th annual banquet January 18. More...

30 Years

From The Files Of January 28, 1982

’82 Miss Zoe Margaret Mason of Mc- Connellsburg will celebrate her 100th birthday February 4, and the staff of the Medical Center Extended Care Unit, where she is now a guest, is preparing a celebration for her as Fulton County’s oldest More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 10, 1972

’72 Fulton County Republicans will gather on February 19 at the Mc- Connellsburg firehall to celebrate the annual Lincoln Day dinner, sponsored by the Fulton County Council of Republican Women and the Fulton County Republican Committee. More...

Police Reports

Death Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police and the Fulton County Coroner’s Office investigated a death that occurred at a home along Old 126 in Bethel Township last Monday. More...

Man Slapped In Face

A 25-year-old Harrisonville woman was arrested for harassment on Friday, January 6, following an incident at the Peckwood Tavern in McConnellsburg Borough. More...

Truck Rolls Over

A Waynesboro man escaped harm during a vehicle rollover along Aughwick Road last Monday evening. More...

Entertainment

PA Sees Season’s First Significant Snow

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A weekend storm blanketed Pennsylvania in the first significant snow of the season Saturday, causing flight delays and prompting speed limit reductions on some major roads. More...

Support Fulton County 4-H Endowment

Four-H provides life skills training in areas such as leadership, citizenship, business, and communication. The active partnership of 4- H youths and volunteers enriches their lives and the quality of life in their communities. More...

New Year Kicks Off With Great Live Entertainment By Capitol Theatre

Entering the New Year, Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg will continue its live show season by presenting top notch, national and international traveling performances. More...

Features

Financial Focus

What You Should Know About Market Corrections

There is no way around it – markets generally move in cycles! More...

Family

Celebrates Second

Nattalee Marie Dickinson celebrated her second birthday December 15. She is the daughter of Robbie and Danyell Dickinson, Hustontown. She celebrated with a Care Bears-theme at the Clear Ridge community building. More...

FR Elementary Honor Roll

Second Marking Period Principal’s List Grade one: Heidi Strait, Carly Souders, Brady Skinner, Sarah Schepis, Jacob Mumma, Porter McMath, Isaac Kuhn, Loreli Fleming, Alyssa Fittry, Abigail DeShong, Jade Claycomb, Haley Baughman, Kayla Baker. More...

Named To President’s List

Derek Gracey of Robertsdale has been named to the fall 2011 President’s list at Mansfield University. To be named to the President’s list, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester. More...