August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Oshkosh Names New President At JLG Industries

Third quarter access-equipment sales up 40 percent

JLG Industries’ parent company Oshkosh Corp. has announced that Frank Nerenhausen has replaced Wilson Jones as president of JLG Industries. The change in leadership at the access equipment manufacturer was effective Aug. 1. More...

Local & State

Judge Weighs Scope Of Mob History At Philly Trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A U.S. judge must decide how much mob history the government can detail at the upcoming racketeering trial of nine alleged La Cosa Nostra members in Philadelphia. More...

New Look, New Definitions Of Success For Penn State

AP SPORTS WRITER STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Winning still means everything to Penn State linebacker Mike Mauti, but success this season won’t be defined by titles or a bowl. More...

Civil War Road Show At Fairgrounds

The 92nd annual Fulton County Fair is proud to host the state’s traveling Civil War Road Show during fair week August 12 -18. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 13, 1992 ’92 More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Results

Soft clay from the heavy rain the day before produced and unusually rough racing surface Saturday evening at Path Valley Speedway. More...

MHS JUNIOR HIGH SOCCER

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MHS JV/VARSITY VOLLEYBALL

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Mills Faces More Counts In Eyedrop Poisoning

Accused makes bail, preliminary hearing continued

A preliminary hearing scheduled for Monday in Fulton County Central Court for Vickie Jo Mills, who allegedly poisoned her boyfriend with eyedrops over a three-year period, has been continued upon the request of her attorney, Public Defender Dwight Ha More...

Fix, Truax Win Fair’s Baby Beef Show

Trai Fix, 16-year-old Forbes Road student, showed the grand champion baby beef, while fellow veteran exhibitor and Forbes Road student Brittany Truax showed the reserve champion market steer Monday evening at the 4-H/FFA Market Steer Show at the Fult More...

Obituaries

David K. Hixon

David Keith Hixon, 75, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, August 8, 2012, with his family by his side. He was born May 11, 1937, in Buck Valley, Fulton County, Pa., the son of the late Clive and Lily Ritz Hixon. More...

John W. Martz Sr. Camp Hill, 79

John William Martz Sr., 79, Camp Hill, died Friday, August 10, 2012. He was the son of the late John and Beaula Martz. He served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War and was also a member of the VFW and American Legion. More...

William R. Erickson 89, Mercersburg

William R. Erickson, 89, of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away peacefully at his home at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, August 9, 2012. Born March 28, 1923, at Ramey, Pa., he was a son of the late Victor E. and Loretta Jones Erickson. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Debra McGarvey, August 16; Jim Souders, August 18; Donald Ray and Kathie Sipes, August 20; Margaret Shepard, August 19; Nancy More...

Hustontown

Fulton County Fair week. The weather is great, but there are predictions for some showers. Then it’s off to school already. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Special Service Corner Independent Church, Big Cove Tannery, will hold a special service on Sunday, August 19. Services begin at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11:10 with Pastor Richard Bernhard. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

CLIPPINGER The family of Robert Clippinger would like to thank everyone for their prayers, phone calls and flowers at the passing of our father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. More...

Engagement

Michael and Brenda Worthing of Wells Tannery are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie, to Tony Vinson, son of Mark and Shirley Vinson of Harrisonville. Tony and Stephanie are both graduates of Forbes Road High School. More...

Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin A. Young Willow Street, Pa., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary June 13. Many years ago Mrs. Young contributed more than 50 recipes to newspapers in McConnellsburg. More...