February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Couple Given Jail Time In Family Theft

Craig and Missi Carnell ordered to pay almost $200K restitution

A husband and wife from the southern end of the county were sent to a state correctional institution Tuesday for “misappropriating” a substantial sum of money belonging to the manís mother, disabled brother and the United Cerebral Palsy f More...

Library Corner

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes “ Girl Reading” by Katie Ward, “Broken Land: A People of the Longhouse Novel” by Michael Gear, “Dear Mr. More...

Graduates

Ty Fogal, 18, graduated in June 2011 from Tussey Mountain High School. More...

Court Session Held January 31

Judge Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, January 31. More...

MES Character Counts Students Named

McConnellsburg Elementary is continuing its character education program this year. It is believed that character counts, so every month a different character trait is promoted. More...

Attain Dean’s List

The following students were named to the dean’s list at Penn State University for the 2012 fall semester: McConnellsburg: Jennifer Buterbaugh, Erin Chardon, Lauren Deshong, McKenzie Hann, Kendall Rachel, Kimberly Runkle, Timmy Strait and Devin More...

Spring Lectures Of Retired Persons Opens At Wilson

Lectures on local history, the economy, the environment, religion and the arts will help shape the spring session of the Institute of Retired Persons, which opens March 13 at Wilson College in Chambersburg. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Matthew McCullough, son of Lori and John Hershberger of Crystal Spring and Mark McCullough of Dillsburg, was named to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania dean’s list for the 2011 fall semest More...

Pa. Gas Well Fire Out, At Least 1 Home Evacuated

GREENVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A compressor at a natural gas well in northwestern Pennsylvania caught fire and burned for about three hours, prompting at least one nearby home to be evacuated. More...

Skills Events Held

Skills USA District 7 competitive events were held recently at Fulton County Area Vocational-Technical School and Admiral Peary Career Tech Center. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON Elementary Breakfast Monday, February 13: assorted cereal or funnel cake, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. Tuesday, February 14: assorted cereal or scrambled eggs, cinnamon toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. More...

Pa. Man Gets 1 To 2 Years After Son Pulled Teeth

EASTON, Pa. (AP) – An eastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to one to two years in prison after his teenage son tried to pull out his own teeth because he hadn’t been taken to a dentist. Northampton County Judge Michael Koury Jr. More...

Harrisburg Bankruptcy Appeal Came Too Late

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Harrisburg’s City Council has failed in its latest bid to declare bankruptcy on behalf of Pennsylvania’s debtchoked capital. More...

Lawmakers Seek Vote On Pennsylvania Drilling Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A final framework is at hand on sweeping legislation to impose an impact fee and update safety regulations on Pennsylvania’s booming natural gas industry, top Republican state lawmakers say. More...

Police Clear Andretti Of Breaking Pa. Garage Gate

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – Police in eastern Pennsylvania have cleared IndyCar driver Marco Andretti of any involvement in breaking a gate at a municipal parking garage in Bethlehem. 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...

Unemployment Remains Stagnant

Very slight gains shown in December

Fulton County’s labor force statistics for December showed the county once again making small gains in employment with the county’s unemployment rate decreasing by four-tenths of a percentage point. More...

PinnacleHealth To Provide Tertiary Medical Services For FCMC

McConnellsburg-based Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) has selected PinnacleHealth as its partner for tertiary medical and surgical services that are not available in that area. The arrangement is effective immediately. More...

Hunter Treated For Rabies

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania game officials say a hunter has received treatment consisting of shots after he field-dressed a deer that tested positive for rabies. More...

‘Hoarder’ Found Dead Among Debris

INGRAM, Pa. (AP) – A 90-year-old Pittsburgh man considered a “hoarder’’ by his neighbors has been found dead amid debris in a home so cluttered that emergency crews were unable to enter some of the rooms. More...

South Central Hoop Shoot Held

On January 29 at Southwestern High School in Hanover Jayden Kies, son of Misty Henry and Bill Kies of McConnellsburg, and Kierstyn, daughter of Kelly and Allen Morton of Needmore, both placed first in the South Central District Elks Hoop Shoot compet More...

February Is National Pet Dental Month

Valentine’s Day is just one of the constant reminders of why dental care is so important. More...

Cards Of Thanks

MELLOTT Thank you to each and every one who remembered my 70th birthday with cards, phone calls, gifts, food and flowers. I enjoyed my day very much. Doretta Mellott ROSENBERRY More...

Hollinshead To Travel To China

Sarah Hollinshead has been selected to travel to China for 18 days with People to People Student Ambassadors, a national organization. More...

Future Looks Promising For Raystown Lake Eagles

Midwinter survey completed

The recently completed annual survey of bald eagles wintering on Raystown Lake and the Juniata River in Huntingdon County found a total of 13 of the majestic raptors on the lake. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Jesse N. Smartt, Needmore, has been named a Provost Scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for the fall 2012 semester. More...

FCMC Lab Announces New Equipment

Fulton County Medical Center is pleased to announce its newest lab equipment. More...

Nearly 20,000 Pounds Of Chocolate Lost In Pa. Fire

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) – An official says a fire at a candy factory in southwestern Pennsylvania destroyed nearly 20,000 pounds of chocolate. More...

PennDOT Details Modernization Efforts On New Web Page

PennDOT’s efforts to modernize and improve the way it does business – ensuring the efficient use of taxpayer dollars – are detailed on a new Web page announced last week by Transportation Secretary Barry J. Schoch. 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: Franklin E. Thompson and Carol M. Thompson to Harry E. More...