September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents,Teachers Publicly Support SF Supt.Trail

Encouraged to stay with So. Fulton

NEWS EDITOR A group of Southern Fulton School District teachers and parents rallied to back departing Superintendent Kendra Trail last Tuesday, attending the school board’s monthly meeting and in some cases publicly voicing their support. More...

Local & State

Big Beet Crop Produces Super-sized Beets

Dorothy Rohm shows of five giant turnips she harvested from seed sown Good Friday in her Sawmill Road home garden in Belfast Township. More...

Man Jailed In Drunken Kidnap Attempt At Resort

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) – A 24- year-old man who drunkenly entered the ski resort hotel room of an 11-year-old girl and dragged her out of bed will spend six to 23 months in jail. More...

Death Penalty Trial Set In Game Warden’s Death

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Opening statements are scheduled Monday in the death penalty trial of a man accused of having killed a game warden in central Pa. almost two years ago. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 24, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ed Stenger, October 1; Janet Geyer, October 3; Jackie Doyle and Robert Snyder, October 4; Marty Marcus, October 5; Michele Welsh, September 30; Tony Helman, October 3; Sheryl Rowels, October 4; Joyce Rideout, October 4; Mandy More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Lester Swope, Toryn Locke, Kent Fraker, Maddsion Wible, Jamie Patterson, Cassie Patterson, Leah Brown, Sienna Cohenour, Richard Armagost Jr., Monica Armagost, Kristi Streightiff, Sandy Hilbert, Jacob Hann and Bob Paruch. More...

Hustontown

This weather is really great, so we hope it will last at least until the Fulton Fall Folk Festival is over as I’m sure all the vendors are hoping so. We send speedy recovery wishes to Larissa Englert who was injured on Monday. More...

Entertainment

Path Valley Speedway

Carl Miller has been one of the quickest drivers all most every week in the Super Stock division at Path Valley Speedway in 2012. He appeared capable of winning several races this year, only to have circumstances keep him from victory. More...

FR Class Of 1972 Holds Reunion

Forbes Road Class of 1972 held its 40th class reunion at New Fort Restaurant Saturday, September 15, 2012. More...

Family

Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Waid and Louella (Reel) Smith of Needmore recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 12, 1962, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., by Rev. Henry Rawland. More...

Financial Focus

Should You Prepare for “Fiscal Cliff”?

By Edward Jones Investors As an investor, you can sometimes still feel you’re at the mercy of forces beyond your control. More...

Cards Of Thanks

HALL We, the family of Ron Hall, would like to express our deepest thanks and gratitude for the outpouring of love and support from all our friends and neighbors during this time of loss. More...

TIU Director To Serve As CF, SF Interim Superintendent

Trail offered sizeable raise to stay as SF’s top administrator

NEWS EDITOR Richard Daubert, executive director of Tuscarora Intermediate Unit #11 in McVeytown, will serve as the interim superintendent at both the Central Fulton and Southern Fulton school districts following action taken by the local boards last More...

Nonprofit Honors Ashlyn Buterbaugh

Ashlyn’s Angels to hold Halloween party

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Obituaries

Paul K. Shockey Chambersburg, 89

Paul Kenneth Shockey, 89, Chambersburg, Pa., and formerly of Greencastle, Pa., died at 10: 05 a. m., Tuesday, September 18, 2012, in the Quincy Retirement Home, Quincy, Pa. Born July 30, 1923, in Ringgold, Md., he was the son of the late Harry B. More...

John C. Darrell II McConnellsburg, 27

John C. “Charlie” Darrell II, 27, McConnellsburg, died Friday, September 21, 2012, at his residence. He was born in Camp Hill, Pa., on January 20, 1985, the son of John Charles Darrell Sr. More...

Sandra C. Doyle York, Pa., 69

Sandra C. “Pete” Doyle, 69, York, Pa., and formerly of McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at York General Hospital, York, Pa. More...

Letters

It’s Just Common Sense

To The Editor: More...

Do The Math On Nation’s Debt

To The Editor: Do we need this amount of change? The current national debt is now more than $15 trillion, which is an increase of 5 trillion in 3.75 years ... 5 compared to 10 is an increase of 50 percent. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Police Make DUI Arrest Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg have arrested a Needmore area man for driving under the influence. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Bishop Walsh 5 Southern Fulton 1 Southern Fulton gave up five goals during a 12-minute stretch of the second half of last Friday’s match that ended in a 5-1 loss to Bishop Walsh. More...

Cowboys Football Report

Neighboring Southern Huntingdon once again hosted the Fulton County teams for a day of games at the Southern Huntingdon High School stadium on September 22. More...

FCMC Golf Tournament Held

On Saturday, September 15, 2012, Fulton County Medical Center Foundation held its 19th annual golf tournament at Great Cove Golf Course. The championship flight team, with a score of 56, was John Mixell, Jim Truax, Dustin Doyle and Lucas Carbaugh. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Catholicism Series A series of one-hour DVD presentations on Catholicism, followed by discussion facilitated by Sister Martha Burbulla, CCW, will be held at St. Stephen Catholic Church in the social hall. More...

Church News

Tonoloway Church Service Set For October 7

Annual fall worship at county’s oldest church

The Friends of Tonoloway’s fall worship service held annually at Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church takes place Sunday, Oct. 7, in the historic brick church near Warfordsburg in Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pa. More...