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Jana Malot obtains sponsorships, donations

If you ask Jana Malot where she was born, she may tell you the fair. In fact since retiring, Malot has spent much of her free time trying to breathe life back into the small, but fun-filled, Fulton County Fair. More...

Local & State

Health Center Week August 5-11

Tri-State Community Health Center will celebrate National Health Center Week August 5-11, 2012, to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers. More...

Jury Commissioners Elect State Officers

The Pennsylvania State Association of Jury Commissioners elected Larry Thompson of Butler County to a full term as president of the organization. Thompson has led the organization since early this year when the previous president resigned. More...

S. Fulton Fills Multiple Vacancies

Seeking bids for use of old elementary

The Southern Fulton School Board opened up its meeting in much the same way it ended last Tuesday night – with an executive session. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 30, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We have been having some beautiful summer weather. A lot of folks are going camping, etc., for their summer vacations. It won’t be long until the school year starts. Summer has just gone so fast. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Pamela Foor, Cheryl Hummel, Katie Patterson, Ken Fraker, Lee Greenland, Holden Jenkins, Angie Hamman Cook, Cody Myers, Phyllis Metz, Holly Shehan, Jamie Rhodes, Ty Myers, Marcie Locke and Razi Grissinger. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn Culler, August 5; Wes Souders, August 4; Justin Knepper, August 7; Jersey Knepper, August 9; Tessa Mc- Garvey, August 7; Jack Keen, Carl More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Results

A makeup feature for the Mini Stock division plus the six scheduled classes gave the Path Valley fans seven features to enjoy on Friday evening. More...

Great Cove Golf News

Men’s league results for July 26 are as follows: Team point winners were Toby Souders/Jim Truax, 7.5 points. Least putts: Craig Paylor, 11 putts. Individual low-gross winner was Brett Cornelius with a 36. More...

Racing Roundup

Greg Hodnett had a big weekend in central Pennsylvania with wins Friday and Saturday nights. More...

Church News

CARDS OF THANKS

BISHOP The family of Mary Bishop would like to thank everyone for their prayers, visits, phone calls, flowers and gifts in the passing of our mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-greatgrandmother. More...

MHS Class Of 1947 Holds Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1947 held its 65th reunion June 16, 2012, at the New Fort Restaurant in Fort Littleton. More...

Solar Energy Project In Ayr Continues To Move Forward

Supervisors set fall bulky item day

Ayr Township supervisors received an update on a planned solar energy project and discussed comments from the local Conservation District regarding plans for the new state police station to be built in the business park at their regular meeting on Mo More...

Homecoming Delights Crowd

NEWS EDITOR Always a draw for northern Fulton County residents and natives, the Wells Tannery Homecoming continued to delight visitors Saturday when organizers pulled off a successful 65th annual event. More...

Three Drown At Raystown Lake Sunday

Three men died in two unrelated drownings at Raystown Lake over the weekend. More...

Obituaries

Clara J. Barton

Chambersburg, 88 Clara Jean Barton, 88, formerly of McConnellsburg, of Chambersburg, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at Menno Haven Nursing Home in Chambersburg. More...

Douglas E. Everhart

Hustontown, 38 Douglas Eugene “Dougie” Everhart, 38, Hustontown, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 28, 2012. Born March 18, 1974, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of Marie and Kenneth Waite and the late Ralph D. More...

Frederick M. Campbell

Huntingdon, 85 Frederick M. Campbell, 85, Huntingdon, died at 3:15 a.m., Sunday, July 22, 2012, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Huntingdon, surrounded by his son and daughterin law. More...

Letters

Those Who Don’t Support “Obamacare’’ Are Misinformed

To The Editor: The U.S. spends more than twice per capita on healthcare as any other country, yet our healthcare ranks 37th. More...

Don’t Ditch Kittens, Puppies

To The Editor: The five kittens that a thoughtless person dumped out on Taylor Road, close to Hustontown, were found! The kittens were left on one of those days when it was 100 degrees or more. More...

Time To Get Serious About Teenage Wreckless Driving

To The Editor: A short time ago, the community lost two youngsters in a tragic accident near Wells Tannery. There is no question it was a total waste and no one can feel anything but gut-wrenching sorrow for the families. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI Charges To Be Filed Driving under the influence of a controlled substance and other traffic offenses are slated to be filed against a Warfordsburg man who crashed his car along Interstate 70. More...

Family

Celebrates First

Sara Palmer celebrated her first birthday on June 27, 2012, with a “Hello Kitty” pool party. Her proud parents are James and Miriam Palmer of Chambersburg. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Ryan Albert Boden, 28, Warfordsburg, and Chelsi Shaedawn Hill, 25, Warfordsburg. More...

Celebrates Fourth

Emma Elizabeth Viener will celebrate her fourth birthday Sunday, August 5, 2012. Her proud parents are Mark Viener and Camille Whitsel of Rockhill. More...