March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Keefer Gets 18 Years In SCI

Woodrow Keefer Jr. sentenced for sexual offenses against children

A McConnellsburg man convicted of committing sexual offenses against three young boys over a six-year time frame was sentenced to state time Tuesday. More...

Local & State

Disrepair Of Pa. Locks And Dams Threaten Failure

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh's three rivers, an economic engine since Lewis and Clark departed the city for their epic exploration of the West, are flirting with disaster. More...

County Town Meeting Draws Small Crowd

Next town meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 22

A town meeting hosted by the Fulton County commissioners last Thursday evening drew a small crowd of interested residents. More...

Sweetheart Ball Raises $6,400 For Breast Cancer Alliance

Beta Sigma Phi Iota Lambda Chapter’s annual Sweetheart Ball held February 11 at the American Legion in Mc- Connellsburg brought in one of the largest sums of money in the ball’s 28-year h More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The files Of March 19, 1992

’92 McConnellsburg Fire Co. is sponsoring an appearance of country music star Charley Pride at the Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown for two performances on Friday, March 20. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 25, 1982

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40 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 6, 1972

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Police Reports

Cited For Theft

A McConnellsburg woman was arrested for retail theft after she was caught with multiple items inside her purse at the cash register. More...

Harassment Charges To Be Filed

Warfordsburg area resident Adriel Fonda Fletcher is slated to be charged with harassment in connection with an incident along Buck Valley Road. More...

Mischief Reported

A 23-year-old man from Needmore informed state police investigators the driver’s side front door lock of his 1996 Chevrolet Blazer was damaged on Tuesday, March 6. More...

Entertainment

McCbg. Boys Finish Third In Tournament

McConnellsburg Boys traveling basketball team ended their season play this weekend with a third-place win in the 2012 Great Cove Basketball Tournament. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Krista M. Daniels has been named to the dean’s list at Waynesburg University for the fall term 2011. Daniels is a undeclared freshman and a graduate of McConnellsburg High School. More...

Airman Graduates

Air Force Airman Benjamin T. Stoey has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Family

Marriage License

Jesse Anthony Vance, 33, McConnellsburg, and Marsha Leigh Buterbaugh, 32, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

1800s Couple's Portraits Reunited At Museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – It might be the first time a separated couple got back together thanks to their great-great-great granddaughter. More...

JLG’s Tax Appeal To Go To Court

County, CFSD to share cost of expert fees, costs

A tax assessment appeal filed by JLG Industries Inc. against the county, Central Fulton School District and Ayr Township is moving forward and is slated to be heard in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas this fall. More...

Park Making Big Improvements

Thanks in part to the Lions Club Crab Feed and Dinner Auction that raised $38,500 this year, a flurry of building projects and improvements are taking place at the community park this spring. More...

Early Morning Crash Claims Two

McConnellsburg woman pronounced dead at scene

A Fulton County woman and her passenger died as a result of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle accident in Peters Township, Franklin County, over the weekend. More...

DEATHS

Beaton, Shauntel Ramsey, 26, Hustontown Beatty, William, 41, Mt. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

LYNN In memory of our beloved daughter, Victoria Rose Lynn, March 27, 1993 – November 9, 2010: CHILCOTE In memory of my wife, Thelma Chilcote, born March 22, 1945: More...

Barbara A. Feagley

McConnellsburg, 40

Barbara Ann Feagley, 40, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, March 17, 2012, in Mercersburg. She was born January 9, 1972, in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of the late Raymond Hyatt Sr. and Julia Walton Seburn of Needmore. More...

Goldie E. Grubb

Big Cove Tannery, 82

Goldie E. Grubb, 82, Big Cove Tannery, died Friday March 16, 2012, at her home. Born November 18, 1929, in Rock, W. Va., she was the daughter of the late John M. and Bessie Jane Kinzer Prince and the widow of the late Delcia G. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Vivian Reilly, March 24; Parker Knepper, March 28; Peggy Reed, March 17; Sylvia Smith, March 18; Tony Mc- Garvey, March 26; Tracey Truax, March 25; Steven Wible, 20 on March 18; Russell Seville, March 24; Dave Welsh and Diane Harr, More...

Hustontown

This beautiful weather is getting folks interested in that yard and garden, and also the fruit trees are showing those blossoms. We hope the frost doesn’t get them. More...

Sports

Eckert, Bieber, Dixon Grab Checkered Flag At Path Valley

The first race of the 2012 Big Kahuna Series at Path Valley had quite the drama in the late laps of the Speed- STR and late model races as Rick Eckert and George Dixon, Jr. got their mounts under the checkered to claim $1,000 victories. More...

SF Boys Take First In Tournament

Southern Fulton Elementary boys basketball team took first place in the 2012 Great Cove Basketball Tournament. More...

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Speedway hit a home run for its Saturday night season opener with temps in the 70’s during the early evening and a huge crowd coming out for the show. And what a show they got. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Lenten Services Schedule for Lenten services are as follows: March 25 - Church of the Nazarene with Brother Scott Deshong; April 1 - Fort Littleton Bible Church with Sister Debra Strait. All services start at 7 p.m. Weekend Event More...

RECREATION

Easter Egg Hunt Forbes Road Lions Club Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 17, at Lions Park conditions permitting. In case of inclement weather or muddy grounds the event will take place in Forbes Road High School gym. More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Pesticide Trainings More...