February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Former Chamber Bookkeeper Gets A Year Probation

Must pay over $15,500 in restitution to Fulton County Chamber

Surrounded by family, a county native and bookkeeper for the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce stood before Judge Richard J. Walsh this week to answer allegations that she embezzled money belonging to her former employer. More...

Local & State

Join The Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17-20

Watch for snowy owls, early migrants on the move

Warmer temperatures and lack of snow in parts of North America are setting the stage for what could be a most intriguing 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count, coming up February 17-20. More...

Commissioners Attend To Busy Schedule

Appoint annual Flag Committee

The Fulton County commissioners attended to a busy schedule last Tuesday, giving a nod of approval to several agreements and purchases as well as the listing for the annual Flag Committee. More...

Sheds Built For Recycling Program

Students enrolled in the building trades program through Fulton County Area Vocational-Technical School pose in front of one of several sheds they constructed for the county’s electronic recycl More...

Letters

Red Cross Needs Blood Donors

To The Editor: Every two seconds, someone in our country needs a blood transfusion. More...

VFW Asks For Support Of Veteran Needing Bypass Surgery

To The Editor: The VFW Post 655 would like to ask for the support of the community on February 19 at a spaghetti lunch to benefit Roger Sowers and his family. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kay McBeath and Terry Lynch, February 14; Irene Harris, June Frixafroch and Lois Strait, February 15; Mack Clevenger, Cindy Headley and Ted Hall, February 12; Ralph Mellott and Eric Poe, February 1; Bill Nesbitt, February 5; Cather More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Victor Watkins, Crystal Taylor, Larry Steele, Dick Anderson, Joe Gearhart, Aiden Barnett, Nelson Nead, JoAnne Benson, George Anderson and Barb Keebaugh. More...

Hustontown

The football game seemed to be the weekend highlight, with the New York Giants being the winner. Also, we can’t complain about the weather. More...

Entertainment

MHS To Present “Anything Goes”

“Anything Goes” sails smoothly! More...

Basketball Standings

Girls A Southern Fulton 15 1 Berlin 14 2 Meyersdale 8 7 Shanksville 8 7 McConnellsburg 7 8 < More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: two hot dogs, baked beans, macaroni salad, buns, fruit. Tuesday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, Harvard beets, wheat bread, jello. More...

Features

Here’s How To Insure A Great Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. More...

Court Orders Bard To Pay $2.5M Penalty

Federal court says payment due by March 12

Two-and-a-half years after the U.S. More...

Auto Accident Claims Life Of Forbes Road Senior

Ashlyn Buterbaugh remembered by students, faculty

In a rural area the loss of one life is tragic and affects many, possibly even more so when the individual is a child with so much potential and life yet to live. More...

Boro Discusses Driveway, Alley Projects

Refuses to approve driveway plan

McConnellsburg Borough Council refused to sign off on a borough parking lot project and gave tentative approval to paving an alley during its regular meeting last Wednesday evening. More...

Obituaries

Ashlyn N. Buterbaugh

Hustontown, 18

Ashlyn Nicole Buterbaugh, 18, Hustontown, died at 11:35 p.m, Wednesday, February 1, 2012, as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Dublin Township, Fulton County. More...

Ruth M. Richards

McConnellsburg, 85

Mrs. Ruth M. Richards, 85, McConnellsburg, died at 9:15 p.m., Sunday February 5, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center, Extended Care Unit, in McConnellsburg. More...

William C. Fessler

Six Mile Run, 86

William C. Fessler, 86, Six Mile Run, died Saturday, January 28, 2012, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born September 7, 1925, in Dudley, a son of the late Robert and Charlotte (Flenner) Fessler. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 6, 1992

’92 A light covering of snow and trees stripped of their summer greenery are about all there is to show for this winter as mostly mild temperatures and below-normal precipitation prevail. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 11, 1982

’82 Traffic was held up for about an hour on Scrub Ridge early Tuesday morning when a tractor-trailer rig jackknifed in the wet snow which fell Monday night. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 24, 1972

’72 It was work around the clock for More...

Police Reports

Vehicles Collide On Saw Mill Road

A Needmore woman was cited by state police for driving on roadways laned for traffic following a two-vehicle collision along Saw Mill Road. More...

Man Jailed For Assault

A McConnellsburg man was sent to the Franklin County Prison on Saturday in lieu of $10,000 bail after he allegedly assaulted another man at the Cardinal Glenn Apartments. More...

Warfordsburg Man Accused Of Public Drunkenness

A Warfordsburg man has been accused of both public drunkenness and criminal trespassing following an incident on Timber Ridge Road in Thompson Township. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Tussey Mountain 58 McConnellsburg 49 More...

It’s Time To Put Up Or Shut Up

With the season’s first race, the Daytona 500, fast approaching, it’s time for some teams and drivers to either “put up or shut up.” When a team falls to the bottom of the points standings, who should be faulted the organizati More...

2012 NASCAR Spring Cup Schedule

Feb. 18 Budweiser Shootout, Daytona Feb. 23 Gatorade Duels, Daytona Feb. 26 Daytona 500 Mar. 4 Phoenix,Arizona Mar. 11 Las Vegas, Nevada Mar. 18 Bristol, Tennessee Mar. 25 Fontana, Calif. Apr. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Pioneer Club/Youth Group All are invited to Pioneer Club/Youth Group at Rock Hill Mennonite Church, 1173 Rock Hill Road, McConnellsburg. Meetings will be held February 22, March 7 and 21 and April 4, from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. More...

RECREATION

Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center February 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Food and drink will be available. Donation is a $1. For more information, call 717-294-6020. Snow Tubing More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Tree Orders More...