May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Wheat Harvest

Pigeon Cove Farm Custom Harvesters were busy in the fields last week chopping and gathering the winter wheat harvest. More...

Local & State

Magic Show Helps Support Food Basket

The Magic of Nutrition entertained audiences of all ages May 2 and 3. More...

Forbes Elementary Presents Evening Of Music, Dancing And A Musical

On April 17, Forbes Road Elementary School presented an evening of music that included fifth grade square dancers and first and second graders. More...

Southern Fulton Takes First At Envirothon

This year, a team from Southern Fulton High School took first place in the local Fulton/Franklin County Envirothon competition. On Tuesday, May 1, at Cowan’s Gap State Park, the SFHS “Senioritis” team led the field. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gary Ludwig, May 4; Ida Flory, May 9; Carrie Glee, 10 years old on May 13; Leah Horton, May 12; Robert Bingaman, May 16; Sheri Perry, Andrea Minnier, May 12; Larry Cordell, May 14; LaDawn Hoffman, Morgan Smith, May 14; Judy Strait, More...

Hustontown

After a beautiful weekend the week has started out with some much-needed showers. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Earl Martin, Katherine Hollibaugh, Ryan Grissinger, Barb Swope, Pam Cornelius, Nicholas Watkins, Bon Scott Booher, William Group, Minerva Park, Madison Johnson, Jody Skinner and Courtney Shehan. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Southern Fulton 2 Hancock 0 Southern Fulton’s Seth Hall shut out Hancock Saturday during the first of two non- league games. More...

All-American Sports To Sponsor FR Schedules

Brown Cutchall, athletic director of Forbes Road High School, wishes to inform the surrounding business community that he has authorized All-American Sports Posters to produce Forbes Road High School’s athletic posters. More...

Softball Standings

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Features

Living Alone With Alzheimer’s Tough Choice

AP MEDICAL WRITER WASHINGTON (AP) – Elaine Vlieger is making some concessions to Alzheimer's. She's cut back on her driving, frozen dinners replace once elaborate cooking, and a son monitors her finances. More...

Church News

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Members Receive Degrees

Alice Jean Snyder, Judy Eisaman and Dorothy Sigel, members of Preceptor Gamma Pi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, progressed to higher degrees. These members met specific criteria for conferment of third and sixth degrees. More...

Receives Ag Accomplishment Award

Michael Fogal of Southern Fulton was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DeKalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company. More...

Piano Recital Held

The private piano students of Cathy Richards held a recital Friday, April 27, 2012. The recital was held at McConnellsburg United Methodist Church. More...

Boro Council Conducts Short, Routine Meeting

Enforcement of land use permits discussed

McConnellsburg Borough Council discussed how best to inform borough property owners of the need for land use permits, revisited the “haircut” given to the tree to the southeast of the Fulton House and heard an update from Councilwoman Pat More...

18th Camp Cadet Set For June 3-8

DA Travis Kendall to give commencement address

Fulton County Camp Cadet Association’s 18th annual Camp Cadet class members will report to Camp Sinoquipe, located near Fort Littleton, on Sunday, June 3. More...

Brother And Sister Arrested On Drug Charges

Jason Fischer, Jennifer Shaw jailed for Bedford County incident

A brother and sister accused of taking part in drug-related activity in neighboring Bedford County earlier this year were picked up here on arrest warrants last Tuesday. More...

Md. Teenager Pleads Guilty In Terror Case In Pa.

ASSPOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A teen from Pakistan with a once-bright future in the U.S. More...

Obituaries

Marian A. Carbaugh McConnellsburg, 82

Marian A. “Skip” Carbaugh, 82, McConnellsburg, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Penn Knoll Village, Everett, Pa. She was born in Webster Mills, Pa., on February 25, 1930, the daughter of the late Raymond E. and Bessie E. (Evertts) Souders. More...

Elias W. Goldy Hustontown, infant

Elias W. Goldy, infant son of Elijah H. Goldy and Kaylyn J. Moore, Hustontown, died Friday, April 27, 2012 at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. He was born in Chambersburg, April 21, 2012, in Chambersburg Hospital. More...

Philip C. Prager McConnellsburg, 89

Philip C. Prager, 89, formerly of McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at The Village at Laurel Run in Fayetteville, Pa. He was born June 6, 1922, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Paul and Louise Fischer Pragliola. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 7, 1992 ’92 More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Janet E. Mellott Geyer, pictures the Margaret Barmont Mellott and Jacob Winfield family and was taken in the late 1930s at Lokins Gun Club. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Juvenile Charged More...

Judge Herman Holds May 1 Session Of Court

President Judge Douglas W. Herman of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held Tuesday, May 1, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Care Home Aide Sold Drugs Door-To-Door

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Police say a Pittsburgh personal care home employee left elderly patients alone, some of them with dementia, while she went door-to-door selling morphine pills from the business in an apparent attempt to raise money to get out More...

Entertainment

Path Valley Speedway Results

Path Valley Speedway dodged the raindrops just long enough Friday night to get a four-division show in the books. More...

Students Participate In Sixth Grade Band Fest

The following McConnellsburg Middle School band students participated in the sixth grade band fest Friday, May 4, at Bucktail Area High School in Renova, Pa: Chase Buterbaugh (trumpet), Logan Conner More...

MHS Students Participate In Chorus Festival

PMEA District 4 Chorus Festival was held at Penns Valley High School Jan. 25-28. More...

Family

Students Recognized In VFW Essay Contest

McConnellsburg VFW recognized five McConnellsburg Middle School students in the Patriot’s Pen essay contest. More...

Cowans Gap Activities

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks, and Cowans Gap State Park would like to announce the following upcoming public programs at Cowans Gap State Park: More...

Library News

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes “Deadlocked” by Charlaine Harris, “Fatal Fleece: A Seaside Knitter’s Mystery” by Sally Goldenbaum, “Following Your Heart” by Jerry Eicher, “Hush Now, Don&rs More...