June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

SF High Honored By “U.S. News”

Named “bronze medal school” for educational efforts

After receiving kudos over the years within the confines of Tuscarora Intermediate Unit #11 for its student academic achievement, Southern Fulton High School received some recognition last month on a national level. More...

Local & State

Decorated Hats Compete For “Top Hat” Titles

1st annual Strawberry Fest hat contest held

The hat contest held Friday evening at the Fulton Theatre during the Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s annual Strawberry Festival saw a number of decorated, themed hats vying for “top hat” honors in five categories: Kentucky Derby More...

Camp Cadet Holds 18th Graduation

Forty cadets graduated from 2012 Fulton County Camp Cadet during graduation ceremonies held lakeside last Friday evening at Camp Sinoquipe Scout Reservation near Fort Littleton. Fulton County District Attorney Travis L. More...

Murray Gets State Time For Endangering, Assaulting Daughter

Former boyfriend Lance Hixon asks to withdraw guilty plea

Moments after a Thompson Township woman was led away to begin a state sentence for assaulting her 2-year-old daughter, the woman’s former boyfriend requested to withdraw his guilty plea in the child end anger- ment case. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Gun Stolen A .357 Smith and Wesson revolver was stolen from a pickup truck between May 14 and May 30, Pennsylvania State Police said. Victim of the theft is a McConnellsburg man. More...

Fire Destroys Pa. Home, Kills 96-Year-Old Man

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Fire investigators in central Pennsylvania are trying to find out what started an early morning blaze that destroyed a home and claimed the life of an elderly man. More...

Sports

New Records Set At Local Hershey Track Meet

McConnellsburg High School track team sponsored the Hershey local track and field games Saturday, May 12, at the high school track. A total of 52 children from ages 9 to 14 participated. Sixteen new records were set on this picture perfect day. More...

Racing Roundup

Brian Leppo made the best of a one-night stand in the Zemco Speed Equipment sprinter Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway as he drove the race of his life to pick up the win in the All- Star Circuit of Champions feature. More...

Morton Places Third In PA Elks Hoop Shoot

On March 3, 2012, at State College High School in State College, Kierstyn Morton, daughter of Kelly and Allen Morton of Needmore, placed third in the Pennsylvania State Elks Hoop Shoot Competition. More...

Family

Five Generations

Pictured above are five generations of the McGarvey family: great-great-grandmother Ruth Souders, great-grandmother Kay McGarvey, grandfather Tony McGarvey, mother Danielle Wagner and daughter Brooke More...

Weight Limit Placed On Third Street Bridge

10-ton weight limit will be temporary until bridge can be replaced

McConnellsburg Borough Council members, at their regular meeting last Wednesday evening, discussed the inspection report of borough bridges, granted several citizen requests and talked about how to make bathrooms in the Fulton House more accessible. More...

SF,Teachers’ Union OK Contract

Five-year agreement begins retroactive to July 1, 2010

After several years of bargaining and conceding on matters of importance, the Southern Fulton School District and the Southern Fulton Education Association have finally reached an agreement. More...

Forbes Approves Teacher Contract

Passes 12-13 budget with no new taxes

After a one-hour executive session last Monday evening, the Forbes Road School District Board of Directors approved a three-year contract with its teachers, effectively ending collective bargaining and reaching a deal prior to the end of the current More...

Rabid Cat Found Here

Needmore woman, son undergo treatment

A southern Fulton County woman and her son are currently undergoing post-exposure treatment for the rabies virus following an encounter with a feral cat. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

EVERTS In loving memory of my dear friend, Isaac T. Everts, 12-17-1916 – 12-4-2010. Loved and very sadly missed Always, Jane DAD Remembering my dad on Father’s Day. More...

Full Story

Wendy L. Fischer Warfordsburg, 58

Wendy L. Fischer, 58, of Warfordsburg, died Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. She was born in Roaring Springs, Pa., on October 7, 1953, the daughter of the late William E. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 11, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Adam Heaster, George Hann, Aimee Brumback, Sue Fleming, Emma Hann, Kelsey Park, Shirley Henry and Ruth Grissinger. Birthday wishes this week to Tyrel Greenland, Jason Foor, Huck Smith, Janet Sipes, Wayne Mort, Mindy More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Nancy Hendershot, June 13; Westin Mellott, 5 years old on June 17; Marie Lane, June 13; Dennis Fox, June 12; McKayla Fry, June 17; Dane Pollock, June 17; John Boehme, June 20; Ruth Bolinger, June 17; Carrie Stermer, June 17; Isabel More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weekend, but the showers are arriving. An open stage will be held at Hustontown Firehall Saturday, June 23, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Admission is free. More...

Entertainment

Ott, Singer Continue Path Valley Dominance

Jeremy Ott continued his near-perfect season so far at Path Valley. The only race he started and did not win was due to engine problems while he was leading with one lap to go. More...

Hancock Barge Bash Set For June 23 Mills To Sing At Pittsburgh Ceremony

The Hancock Arts Council has announced that boating and canal enthusiasts should get ready to weigh anchor because the Hancock Barge Bash is coming again. More...

Colonial Day Set For June 23 At Fort Loudon

The second annual Colonial Day will be held Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the State Historic Site of Fort Loudoun. Food historian and instructor Linda Zeigler will return with her popular hearth cooking program. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Revival Revival services will be held at Black Oak Independent Bible Church, Stonybreak Road, Warfordsburg, June 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and June 17 at 6:30 p.m. Speaker will be Rev. J.C. Thornton from Somerset, Ky. More...