September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County Hears Routine Agenda Matters

NEWS EDITOR  The Fulton County commissioners attended to a brief agenda Tuesday meeting with several department heads including the business manager, who proposed a new system for making grant application requests.  More...

New Artifacts Displayed At Gettysburg Museum

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Mounted behind a thick piece of glass at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center is a new addition to the display case. More...

Local & State

Pa. Banks, Homeowners Examine Oil And Gas Leases

ASSOCIATED PRESS  PITTSBURGH – When Donald Yost tried to refinance his home about 30 miles north of Pittsburgh in January, he met a roadblock. More...

Historical Society Takes Tour

Lower Fulton County, Hancock tour planned for October 19

A bus tour of Franklin County sponsored by the Fulton County Historical Society (FCHS) on Aug. 30 was “immensely enjoyed” by around two dozen people, according to tour organizer and FCHS board member John Mentzer.  More...

HH Hazardous Waste Collection September 29

On Saturday, September 29, the Fulton County Conservation District, in conjunction with the PA Department of Environmental Protection, and the Bedford, Huntingdon and Fulton County commissioners, will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of September 3, 1992  ’92   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy this beautiful Labor Day weekend. The weather was just great.  We are glad to report Lee Tice had some surgery and is getting along real well. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Doris Agesen, September 11; Van  Ingram, September 11;  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION   Outdoor Gospel Sing An outdoor gospel sing will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren Saturday, September 8, at 5 p.m. Several local groups will present music and light refreshments will be served. Bring lawn chairs. More...

Family

Farm Bureau Helps Lead Nation In Promoting New Book Program

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s State Women’s Leadership Committee announced that a new program designed to encourage children to learn more about where their food comes from has been a huge success. More...

Deneen Arrested In Bank Heist

Awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania

A McConnellsburg man recently charged with robbing the Penn’s Village branch of F&M Trust was taken into custody Friday afternoon in Maryland.  More...

Student Involvement In Music Growing

SF seeking new and used instruments; FR looks to replace band uniforms

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Scout Reservation To Host Bluegrass Fest

NEWS EDITOR  After boasting two years of rave reviews and a solid turnout, the Mason-Dixon Council of the Boy Scouts of America is moving forward with its plans to offer a day of great food and music at the Sinoquipe Scout Reservation later this More...

Obituaries

Christina L. Kauffman New Freedom, 62

Christina LaVerne Kauffman, 62, New Freedom, Pa., and formerly of Big Cove Tannery, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at York Hospital, York, Pa.  She was born in Battle Creek, Mich., on August 24, 1950, the daughter of the late Walter “Pet More...

James I. Fleming Blairs Mills, 73

James I. Fleming, 73, Blairs Mills, Pa., died at 8 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at his home.  Born September 3, 1938, in Tell Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Ira and Mary Kathleen (Parsons) Fleming. More...

Betty J. Lynch McConnellsburg, 59

Betty J. More...

Letters

Outlines Steps To Get Voter ID

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Urges Participation In Annual CROP Walk

To The Editor,  On Sunday, October 7, we will be walking in the 29th annual Fulton County CROP Hunger Walk at Cowans Gap State Park. More...

Sports

Cowboys Sink Vikings

Fulton County claimed its first varsity win of the season, grabbing a 13-6 victory over the Mount Union Vikings.  The Vikings struck first in the late summer heat. More...

Racing Roundup

Greg Hodnett, Brent Marks and Cory Haas split the Jack Gunn Memorial Triple 20s Friday at Williams Grove Speedway.  Hodnett won the first feature over Danny Dietrich, Don Kreitz, Daryn Pittman and Adam Wilt, while Marks scored the win in the sec More...

Lady Spartans Set For Annual Volleyball Tournament

The 2012 edition of McConnellsburg Lady Spartan Volleyball opened its regular season by hosting St. James Academy on Tuesday and county rival Southern Fulton at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday. More...