June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Old House On Third Street Being Torn Down

The last old house on the west side of Third Street is being demolished by the McConnellsburg Fire Co., which has owned the property for about 10 years. More...

Special Olympics Athletes Receive Medals

Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fulton County management is happy to announce the following athletes received medals: Luther Murray, silver in Division 2 basketball skills. Jesse Graham, gold in Division 1 basketball skills. More...

Clearing The Record

Even small towns often have two people of similar age with the same first and last name. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 18, 1992 ’92 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Driver, Passengers Flee Crash Scene The driver of a 1996 Chevrolet 1500 and his two passengers fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident along Little Egypt Road on Saturday, June 2. More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

Tim McCreadie’s hot streak continued Saturday night as the World of Outlaw Late Models invaded Hagers-town Speedway. More...

McQuade, Rasp Take Wins At Path Valley Speedway

For three of the five winners at Path Valley Speedway it was their first win of this season and for one of them, it was a career first win. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Revival Revival services with Phillip Johnson will be held June 22, 23 and 24, at 7 p.m. by His Grace Ministries (Wilson Chapel), 14907 Rufus Wilson Road, Clear Spring, Md. Located three miles west of Huyetts Crossroads, Rt. More...

Expanded Appliance Race Scheduled For 2012 Fulton County Fair

During last year’s Monday night demolition derby at the Fulton County Fair, a new feature referred to as an appliance race made its debut. More...

Drugs Led To Pa. Alzheimer’s Patient Death

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Officials say the Pennsylvania Alzheimer's patient killed by her husband before he committed suicide in March died of a drug overdose. More...

Be Aware Of Armyworm Infestations

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Pennsylvania farmers and homeowners should remain aware of possible armyworm infestations that could continue to appear within the next week in hay pastures, grain fields and lawns near agricultural fields. More...

Iron Man Athlete John Gracey Remembered

Passes away last Wednesday after suffering from pulmonary fibrosis

Iron Man. Natural athlete. Inspiring. Generous. John Gracey was all of those words and even more to those who knew and watched the northern Fulton County man move up the ranks from high school baseball standout to senior track and field star. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

DESHONG In loving memory of Andrew B. DeShong, who passe away 10 years ago: Love, Your daughters Danielle and Courtney EVERTS In loving memory of my dear friend, Isaac T. Everts, 12-17-1996 – 12-4-2010: More...

L. Dean Wilkins

Memorial services will be held for L. Dean Wilkins, Sunday, July 1, 2012, at 2 p. m., at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren. More information may be obtained by calling 717-860-1880. More...

Betty A. Divens Greencastle, 82

Betty Amelia Divens, 82, formerly of Greencastle, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Chambersburg Hospital. She was born July 25, 1929, in Fort Loudon, to Mahlon and Ada (Crouse) Cline. She was the widow of the late Harold L. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Dick Armagost Sr., Sharon Horne, Kevin Fleck, Braden Taylor, Kris Kelly, Terry Mills, Mark Stevens, Kim Ramsey, Jayden Mitchell, Tyler Watkins, Dorothy Henry, Matt Greenland, Andy Mills and Alicia Hamman. More...

Hustontown

We had a great weekend weatherwise. Hope everyone got out and enjoyed it and also hope all fathers had a good day on Sunday. A nice crowd attended the festival at Knobsville United MethodistChurch on Saturday evening. More...

Our Town

The church festivals that were held over the weekend were Siloam United, Big CoveTannery, Lutheran and Knobsville United Methodist with nice weather prevailing, good music and lots of folks. More...

Entertainment

“Children Of Eden” Musical Held May 18 & 19 At Cito Church

Audiences learned about the “hardest part of love” in this year’s community musical held May 18 and 19 at Cito United Methodist Church as several churches in the community invited everyone to explore two families from the book of Ge More...

Church News

Financial Solutions

Having A Plan Can Help You Reach Financial Goals

Regardless of where you are in life, you probably have a vision of your future. More...

Luo Joins F&M Trust As Portfolio Manager

Officials at F&M Trust Co. have announced that David Yi Luo, chartered financial analyst, has joined the bank’s Investment & Trust Services Department as portfolio manager. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Dakota Unger of Mercersburg has been placed on the dean’s commendation list for outstanding academic achievement in the spring 2012 semester at Gettysburg College. More...