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Personnel Decisions Top Forbes Road Agenda

Board holds short regular meeting

STAFF WRITER The Forbes Road School District’s board of directors held a 30- minute regular meeting last Monday evening after holding a 50-minute executive session for personnel reasons. More...

4-Hers Pull KP Duty, Peel Potatoes

4-H members Cheyenne Burger, left, and Ryan Rourke, right, make quick work of peeling potatoes last week for the popular curly fries the club sells every year at the Fulton County Fair. More...

DeShong Sentenced For Corrupting Minor

To spend 10 days in Franklin County Prison

NEWS EDITOR A Harrisonville man was remanded to the Franklin County Prison last week to begin what will be a short period of incarceration for having a brief sexual relationship with a local teen. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

night at her home, given by her family. Guests enjoyed watching the fireworks later in the evening from the backyard. Esta Pittman is now a resident in the long-term-care unit at Fulton County Medical Center. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Amber Reynolds, Mike Souders, Asher Horne, Mahlon Shimer, Anita Greenland, Helen Redman, Haley Strait, Erica Hann, Paxton Horne, Alle Young, Jordon Glunt, Luke Snyder and Deb Cornelius. More...

Hustontown

The week started off with showers, but it was pretty nice weather for the Fulton County Fair. It was off to school this Monday morning for school children. Happy birthday wishes to Shawn Berkstresser, who had a special day August 27. More...

Entertainment

Fresh Zucchini Recipes

August is the prime season for the prolific zucchini. It only takes a few days for a zucchini flower to become a nice tender squash 7 inches long – and only a few more days before it becomes a baseball bat if not harvested! More...

Thrift Store Holds Car Show

The first Better Days Animal League Car Show held at the Thrift Store sponsored by Peckie’s Auto Body Saturday, August 4, was a great success and a fun time was had by all. More...

Family

Engagement

Mr. & Mrs. Claudio Gutwein of Guelph, Ontario are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Cynthia Gutwein to Eris Clugston son of Mr. and Mrs. Rene Clugston of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Students Enjoy Basketball Camp

Second-and third-grade students enjoyed a basketball camp at McConnellsburg Elementary July 23 through 26. More...

Bard Graduates From Practical Nursing Program

Graduation for the students of the August 2012 class of Franklin Co. Career & Technology Center - Practical Nursing Program was held August 9 at St. Paul United Methodist church in Chambersburg. More...

CFSB Makes Last-Minute Personnel Decisions

Hires new business manager

NEWS EDITOR With the clock quickly ticking down to the first day of school on August 20, members of the Central Fulton School Board convened last Tuesday to give a nod of approval to several personnelrelated decisions. More...

Obituaries

Leroy G. Barnhart Warfordsburg, 88

Leroy Grant Barnhart, 88, Warfordsb u r g, died Wednesday August 15, 2012, at his home. Born February 22, 1924, in Warfordsburg, he was the son of the late Grant and Bertha Virginia Layton Barnhart. He retired in 1985 as purchasing agent for H.B. More...

Jeremy O. Ensor Hancock, 30

Jeremy Omega “Country” Ensor, 30, Hancock, died Monday August 6, 2012, near Warfordsburg. Born July 4, 1982, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of Warren I. Ensor Sr. and Linda M. Eidinger Ensor of Hancock, Md. More...

Amy L. Morrison Greencastle, 33

Amy Laurel Morrison, 33, Greencastle, died Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg. She was born in Mc- Connellsburg, October 28, 1978, the daughter of the late Shane Lampson and Roger L. Barnhart, who survives her of Ft. More...

Letters

Proud To Be A Fulton County Native

To The Editor: Something happened last week that makes me proud to say I’m from Fulton County. More...

Kudos To Fulton County Fair Board

To The Editor: I feel that I need to openly express my thanks to the Fair Board for the outstanding midway at this year’s fair. To those that constantly criticize the board I ask: Did you attend the fair this year? More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Results

What a difference one week can make. Last week the Path Valley clay surface was rough and moist. This week it was smooth and dry. Two drivers were able to get back-to-back wins. More...

Racing Roundup

Shippensburg racer Jerry Bard captured his biggest career win Saturday night at Hagerstown Speedway. Bard’s second career Hagerstown win came in the topless Ernie D’s Shorty Bowers Bull Durham Championship for Late Models. More...

Young Americans Win Keystone Rally

The McConnellsburg Young Americans U14 baseball team won the fifth Annual In the Net Keystone Rally in Palmyra, Pa. The two-day tournament was held the weekend of August 11 and 12, 2012, and consisted of six teams from Pennsylvania and New Jersey. More...

Church News

CARDS OF THANKS

HILL I want to express my sincere gratitude to everyone for making our benefit a night that I will always remember. Words cannot express how much everyone’s kind words meant to me. More...