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Local & State

Lightning Downs Tree At Library

Fulton County Library Executive Director Jamie Brambley surveys a tree stuck by lightning behind the Fulton County Library last Wednesday during a severe thunderstorm at about 5 p.m. More...

Colorado Shooting Suspect Used Internet For Arsenal

ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER (AP) – In a world where Amazon can track your next book purchase and you must show ID to buy some allergy medicine, James Holmes spent months stockpiling thousands of bullets and head-to-toe ballistic gear without raisin More...

Recycling Business Under New Ownership

Dibert’s Recycling has changed hands and is now owned and operated by Roy and Dixie Hess under the name R & D Recycling LLC. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 23, 1992 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Four Injured In I-70 Crash Four individuals suffered minor injuries during a collision involving three vehicles along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70. More...

Sports

Farm League All-Stars Named

Fulton County Farm League 7-8-year-old All-Stars are pictured above. More...

Rays Named Farm League Champs

The Rays were named McConnellsburg Farm League champs for the 2012 season. The team finished the season with a 11-1 record. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

Two days of rain returned the moisture and traction to the clay surface of Path Valley Speedway. This gave the racers a chance to run their cars all-out, providing a high speed show for the fans. More...

Church News

New Latter-day Saint Missionary

Sister Jennifer Swensen, a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has transferred to a new area within the Baltimore Maryland Mission. Sister Maricela Montes has joined Sister Meghan Andersen in serving the Hancock Ward. More...

Special Services

Mahnes Chapel, 223 Mahnes Church Lane, Berkeley Springs, will hold special services with evangelist Phillip Johnson from North Carolina Sunday, July 29, at 11 a.m. More information may be obtained by calling 301-678- 6953 More...

Revival Services

By His Grace Ministries (Wilson Chapel), 14907 Rufus Wilson Road, Clear Spring, Md., will hold revival services July 27 and 28 at 7 p.m., with evangelist Phillip Johnson from North Carolina. More...

Bard Pleads Not Guilty To Alleged Fraud Scheme

Indicted by U.S. for fraud, making false statements

STAFF WRITER Robert G. Bard pled not guilty during arraignment proceedings Tuesday to 21 charges of securities fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to the FBI brought against him by the U.S. More...

Boro Makes Weight Limit Official On Third Street Bridge

Discusses Maple Street sidewalk repair issue

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Wells Tannery To Host 65th Homecoming Sat.

Event kicks off with parade at 11 a.m.

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Obituaries

Horace Reed Feight Waterfall, 83

Horace Reed Feight, 83, Waterfall, Pa., died at 5:10 p.m., Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. Born October 8, 1928, in Breezewood, Bedford County, he was the son of the late Elmer and Olive E. (Peck) Feight. More...

Violet P. Golden Hancock, 88

Violet Pauline Golden, 88, of Hancock, Md., died Thursday, July 19, 2012, at her home. Born February 5, 1924, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Myrtle T. More...

Norma J. Garland Needmore, 65

Norma Jean Garland, 65, a resident of Fulton County Medical Center Extended Care Unit, and form-erly of Needmore, died Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kellyn Perry and Allen Cover, July 29; Marie Henry, 91 on July 19; Ben Chestnut and Kirsten Sowers, July 31; Ida Strait and Cindy Cutchall, August 1; Stan Earley and Pam Seiders, July 29; Sherwin Hollenshead, August 2; Jim Pittman, More...

Hustontown

Hope everyoe is enjoying this beautiful weather. We could have had a little more rain over the weekend though. We extend our sympathy to the family and relatives of Reed Feight who passed away Saturday. Rev. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to Joe Ely, Audrey Cutchall, Leonard Bingaman, Frances Shehan, Donavin Myers, Eloise Swope, Cassie Clark, Jamie Swope, Megan Wat-kins, Donna Locke and Judy Tyson. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Youth Camp Fort Littleton Bible Church will host a youth camp for children ages 5-11. Children will arrive Friday, August 10, and stay until Sunday, August 12. Dismissal is at 2 p.m. More...

Family

New Lab Working On Security Shoe Sole To ID People

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – High-tech security? Forget those irksome digital eye scans. Meet the biometric shoe. More...

Bear Walks Into W. Pa. Mall

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pittsburgh-area mall was evacuated after a bear entered a store. Authorities say they have no idea why the young bear walked across a parking lot, through doors and into the Sears store at about 9 p.m. Saturday night. More...

Pa. Creating Special Photo ID For Certain Voters

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. More...