June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Late Ben Knepper To Be Honored At 5K Event

Next Wednesday marks the seven-year anniversary of the tragic passing of Hustontown resident Ben Knepper. More...

Local & State

S. Fulton Graduation Held May 25

Graduates 67 students

Seniors Steven Meyer and Justin Mellott led their fellow classmates through Southern Fulton’s commencement exercises May 24 after having earned the honor of being named Class of 2012 valedictorian and salutato - rian. More...

Summer Exhibits At Fulton House

Summer exhibits at the Fulton House include a large display of Girl Scout artifacts and a large collection of paintings and artwork by Elmer Carpenter, a late resident of Crystal Springs. More...

McConnellsburg High School Graduates 54

Last Thursday’s commencement exercise packs auditorium

Amidst the tears, embraces and smiles, McConnellsburg High School’s Class of 2012 led by valedictorian Nicholas McClure and salutatorian Dakota Deneen made their final stage appearance last Thursday evening before a packed house of family and f More...

Letters

New Members Welcome At Lions Club

To The Editor More...

What a Book Sale!

To The Editor: The Friends of Legal Services Book Sale was a big success again this year. This happens only when our communities contribute and cooperate ... and you did. More...

Cards Of Thanks

ANSELL The Homer Ansell family would like to thank all of those who supported us in our time of loss. Thank you to Walnut Grove Church ladies for the meal and Alann Schmidt for conducting a wonderful ceremony. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Crystal Spring Man Cited After Fleeing Crash A Crystal Spring man will be cited by state police in Bedford after he allegedly fled the scene of a single-vehicle accident. More...

Entertainment

Racing Roundup

Jamie Lathroum kicked off the fourth annual Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek presented by Harbaugh Amusements with a big win Saturday night at Hagerstown Speedway. More...

MES Character Counts Students Named

McConnellsburg Elementary has continued its character education program this year. It is believed that character counts, so each month a different character trait is promoted. In May the character trait of self-discipline was worked on. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Bible School Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren welcomes all to Vacation Bible School Monday, June 11, thru Friday, June 15, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Adventures on Promise Island where God’s promises never change. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: crab cakes, baked potato, lima beans, wheat bread, peaches. Tuesday: pizza casserole, tossed salad, garlic sticks, mixed fruit. More...

Church News

Philly Parishioners Hail Pope’s Planned 2015 Visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Local officials and parishioners hailed the announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that he plans to visit Philadelphia in 2015 when it is the site of the next World Meeting of Families, some adding that it might heal divisions caused b More...

Chamber’s Strawberry Festival Begins Friday

On courthouse square

The 22nd annual Strawberry Festival returns this weekend to the county courthouse campus, June 8 and 9. There will be lots of strawberry treats featured under the chamber tent: shortcake, pies, cheese cake, waffles and ice cream. More...

Heavy Rain, Winds Here But No Tornado

Receive weather updates through aler t.pa.gov

In spite of all of the warnings, watches and hoopla surrounding Friday’s wet weather, Fulton County residents for the most part escaped relatively unscathed from the rain and winds that buffeted the area. More...

April County Jobless Rate Increases

Unemployment up nearly one percentage point from March

Fulton County’s labor force statistics for April showed a .9 percent increase in unemployment, as jobless rates continue to disappoint both here and nationwide. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

HIXON In memory of Curtis W. Hixon, June 10, 1960 – September 30, 2004: More...

Gene R. Mellott Orlando, Fla., 76

Gene Ralph Mellott, 76, Orlando, Fla., died Monday, February 6, 2012. He was born to Vernon Lee and Bessie Jane Mellott onJune 3, 1935, in Needmore. More...

Barbara Moser Mount Union, 78

Barbara (Raker) Moser, 78, of Shirley Twp., Mount Union, diedTuesday, May 29, 2012, at 10:08 a.m., at Lewistown Hospital, Lewistown, after a brief illness following a valiant recovery from a stroke. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 4, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Eric Souders, June 12; Tony Shives, June 14; Gabrielle McGarvey, 19 years old on June 14; Dora Lynch, June 12; Emma Hann, 10 on June 11; Linda Deshong, June 13; David Glenn, June 12; Ray Pittman, June 12; Steve “Smoke” More...

Hustontown

The rain showers we have been receiving are giving us a break from the hot weather of several weeks. A large crowd attended the auction at Hustontown Firehall Saturday evening. More...

Sports

F.C. Americans Capture Chambersburg Suburban Invitational Tournament

Fulton County Americans Pony League team captured the annual Chambersburg Suburban Invitational Tournament held last week at Greenvillage. More...

U10 AYSO Soccer Tournament Champs

Pictured, above, left are the U10 Boys AYSO Soccer East & West Tournament champions: Landon Bishop, Tyler Bottenfield, Payton Yingling, Ethan Fix, Taysean Foster, Zander Sipes, Dayton Gress, Rain More...

Walton Stays Unbeaten At Path Valley

Tyler Walton has only competed in three of the seven events for the 600cc Micro Sprints that have been run so far at Path Valley Speedway in 2012. In those three races, Walton has found his way to victory lane every time. More...

Family

Birth Announced

William and Bridget Guyer of Breezewood announce the birth of their daughter, Carrie Elizabeth, May 25, 2012, at Waynesboro Hospital. More...

Celebrates 75th

Geraldine Stallman celebrated her 75th birthday Saturday, May 26, 2012, with a party at her home in Three Springs. More...