April 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CF Board “Sending Message’’To Governor

Approves job description for technology coordinator

The Central Fulton School Board unanimously accepted a resolution last week that will in turn be sent to the state level to address financial concerns and appropriations proposed in the 2012- 13 budget. More...

DEATHS

Bendik, Mary, 85, Chambersburg Duvall, Orville Jr., 83, Arizona Francis, Russell, 90, Hancock Lynn, Julia, 99, Hancock Miller, William, 74, Needmore Ramsey, Richard, 75, Harrisonville More...

Local & State

Chamber Of Commerce To Celebrate 60th B-Day

At awards banquet on Saturday evening

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism is throwing a birthday party on Saturday evening and more than 200 of its closest friends have been invited to the annual Celebration of Excellence and Distinction awards night at the firehall in Mc- More...

Murray Pleads Guilty To Child Endangerment

To be sentenced June 12

A Fulton County woman arrested after her 2-year-old daughter was hospitalized with serious injuries pleaded guilty to child endangerment last week. More...

GOP Gathers For Spring Dinner

Bonnie Mellott Keefer honored by fellow party members

County Republicans kicked off their annual spring banquet Friday night at the Hustontown Firehall by honoring one of their own. More...

Police Reports

Local Woman Arrested For DUI

A Harrisonville area woman was arrested on April 9 for driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop along Lincoln Way East. More...

Vehicle Crashes Into Guiderail

An Everett, Pa., woman suffered moderate injuries on Tuesday, April 10, after her westbound 2005 Chevrolet PT Cruiser struck a guiderail along Route 30. Michelle L. More...

DUI Charges To Be Filed

Charges of driving under the influence are slated to be filed against a 21-year-old Hancock, Md., woman in connection with a traffic stop along Thompson Road. More...

Entertainment

Odyssey Of The Mind Students Place Fifth In Competition

McConnellsburg High School Odyssey of the Mind team Andrew Smith, Brandi Welsh, Bryan Guyer, Sara Beth Winegardner, Larkin Shearer and Ashton Doyle competed on Saturday, April 14, at the Pocono Mountain East Campus, Swiftwater, Pa., in the statewide More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Revival Revival services will be held May 3, 4 and 5, at Black Oak Independent Bible Church, Stoneybreak Road, Warfordsburg. Speaker will be Pastor William Swope. Music will be held May 4 and 5 by the Old Fashion Gospel Singers. Special Services More...

RECREATION

Card Party A free old-fashion card party will be held at McConnellsburg Alumni Building Saturday, April 28, starting at 6 p.m. Please bring a covered dish to be enjoyed by all. A variety of card games will be played. More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Cove Creek Cleanup Fulton County Library Teen Advisory Board and Fulton County Conservation District will be doing a cleanup of Cove Creek on Sunday, May 20, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Meet at Clevenger’s Beverage Connection in Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Church News

Groundswell Revives Pa. Church’s Beloved Chimes

WYNDMOOR, Pa. (AP) – What happened to the bells of Wyndmoor? The sweet sounds of bells tolling from the Grace Lutheran Church bell tower had been absent for weeks. More...

Revival

Revival services will be held May 3, 4 and 5, at Black Oak Independent Bible Church, Stoneybreak Road, Warfordsburg. Speaker will be Pastor William Swope. Music will be performed May 4 and 5 by the Old Fashion Gospel Singers. More...

Final Judgement Sought In Bard Securities Fraud

Defendant makes no payments to SEC

A month after investment advisor Robert Glenn Bard failed to meet the deadline to pay a $2.5 million civil penalty imposed by a federal court for violating securities laws, the plantiff in the case, the U.S. More...

Primary Election This Tuesday

After hearing the talk and watching the ongoing debates for the past year, residents of Fulton County will finally have the opportunity to cast their vote on April 24 during the spring presidential primary election. More...

FCMC Suffers Federal And State Budget Cuts

Asks state legislators for support

Fulton County Medical Center’s (FCMC) executive and senior management staff members along with members of the center’s Board and Foundation met with state and local legislators on Friday regarding budget cuts to the hospital and sent a lo More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 16, 1992

’92 Hancock residents Richard and Marianne Murray were the winners of the $8.5 million Maryland Lottery last Thursday with a Lotto ticket purchased at Pittman’s Liquor Store in Hancock. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 22, 1982

’82 More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 4, 1972

’72 St. Stephen’s, the first Catholic Church in Fulton County, will be dedicated next Sunday, May 7, when the Most Rev. Bishop James J. Hogan will solemnly bless the new structure and offer the Mass of Dedication. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to Adam Swope, Ethan Anderson, Nelson Fleming, Donnie Keebaugh, Beth Barmont, Jen Ramsey, Fred Fleming, Cindy Kendall, Ashylynne Cornelius, Tyson Brown, Dawn LeBeau, Tom Henry, Brian Ramsey, Jordan Speck and Travis Wilson. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful weather, but we still need rain. A nice crowd attended the sale at The Barn storage on Rt. 522 Saturday. Knobsville United Methodist Church folks will hold a food and rummage sale Satuday, April 28. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mariah Truax and Dustin Souders, April 23; Stuart Fletcher, April 19; Tina Gress, April 20; Carol Tebo, April 25; Nancy Cordell and Drew Washabaugh, April 23; Jean Mellott, 91 years old on April 24; Katie Gordon, April 19; Andrew W More...

Sports

High School Sports

Softball Southern Fulton 6 Northern Bedford 1 More...

Racing Roundup

Alan Krimes used a late race surge to score his second career 410 Sprint car win Friday at Williams Grove Speedway. Krimes came out on top of a wild battle to seal the win over Daryn Pittman, Fred Rahmer, Rick Lafferty and Logan Schuchart. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

Tim Smith Jr.’s winning percentage remains consistent this season following his second win at Path Valley Speedway on Friday night that trailed an Allegany County triumph last Saturday. More...

Features

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, Fulton County Center for Families encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making Fulton County a better place for children and families. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

TRUAX The family of Charles E. Truax Jr. would like to thank everyone for the flowers, donations and cards. Times like these we are glad for family and friends. We would like to thank all of you. Everyone holds a special place in our hearts. More...

Engagement

Danyelle Dawn Kling of Broad Top and Jeffery Daniel Knepper of Waterfall are pleased to announce their engagement. Danyelle is the mother of MacKenzie Traxler and Jamison and Dawson Kling. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Courtney A. DeShong, Harrisonville, has made the dean’s list for the first term at Central Penn in Harrisburg. Courtney is in an accelerated 22 month physical therapy assistant program. More...