October 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Mills Pleads Guilty In Eyedrop Case

Vickie Mills sentencing set for December 11

A McConnellsburg woman publicly admitted Tuesday to making her live-in boyfriend ill over a three year period by tainting his drinking water with overt he-counter eyedrops. More...

Local & State

Shanholtz WWII Military Police Escort Guard

Guarded WWII prisoners in stateside camps

Editor’s Note: The following story is the fourth of a series about Fulton County veterans who fought in World War II that will be published each week in the “News’’ through Veterans Day. NEWS EDITOR More...

GSR Tractor And Engine Show Brings Back The Past

In October 2011 Grease, Steam and Rust Association brought back many of the original events and activities to its annual show. More...

Pa. Confirms First Case Of Fatal Deer Disease

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Letters

Healthy Economy Needs Public/Private Partnership

To The Editor: A recent letter blames President Obama for our economic crisis when clearly it was caused by the flagrant abuses and unchecked excesses inflicted on us by our insurance, banking and real estate industries. More...

Extends Thanksgiving Day Dinner Invitation

To The Editor: There’s a chill in the air, the mountains are dressed in their fall colors, and ... eggnog is on the store shelves, so that must mean Thanksgiving is just around the corner. More...

Remind Voters No Photo ID Required To Vote

To The Editor: If you are a registered voter in Fulton County, you should know that you can vote Election Day, November 6, without showing a photo voter ID card. Don’t let all the ads and news releases confuse you. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Everett Man Cited For Harassment More...

Call Of The Criminal Trial List Held

Judge Douglas W. Herman, president judge of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, presided over call of the criminal trial list held on Tuesday, October 9, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Oct. 14-20 Teen Driver Safety Week

Gov. Tom Corbett last week proclaimed Oct. 14-20 as Teen Driver Safety Week, noting two significant pieces of legislation that he signed into law in the past year aimed at increasing safety for teens. More...

Entertainment

SF Musical Opens October 19

Southern Fulton cast members of “Happy Days” put the finishing touches on the choreography for their upcoming performances on Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20. More...

FALL FOLK FESTIVAL

FULTON FALL FOLK FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES More...

Halloween Tales for Teens

Ready to shiver and shake this Halloween? Get your pre-Halloween jitters by listening to ghost stories at the Fulton County Library in McConnellsburg. More...

Church News

Church Holds Chili Cook-off

Winners of the Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church Fellowship/ Outreach Team’s first-ever Chili Cook-off on Oct. 6 were, from left: Roland Silver, third place; Angela McKelvy, second place; and Tracy Covalt, first place. More...

Andrews - Strait United

James Edmond Andrews III and Olivia Skye Strait were united in marriage September 24, 2011, in an outdoor ceremony performed by Pastor John Hodge. The bride is the daughter of Todd and B.J. Strait of McConnellsburg. More...

Heidler To Conduct Services

Former pastor of Harrisonville Holiness Church Frank Heidler returns to Fulton County with his family to conduct special services. More...

Festival Sure To Please All

Festival to kick off Friday

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Quilt Show Features Late Velma Leese

Quilter made 40 quilts each year

When thousands attend the Fall Folk Festival this weekend, many of them will wind up at the Fulton Theater enjoying the 32nd annual quilt show. More...

Dept. Of Health Working With Pain Clinics On Exposure To Fungal Meningitis

The Department of Health is working closely with two pain clinics to identify and contact patients who received a medication linked to cases of an unusual type of fungal meningitis in several other states. More...

Obituaries

Wilbert H. Anderson McConnellsburg, 85

Wilbert Herman Anderson, 85, McConnellsburg, died Monday, October 15, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md. He was born in Mc- Keesport, Pa., on August 16, 1927, the son of the late Herman and Elna (Elstrum) Anderson. More...

Doris I. Baer Shade Gap, 82

Doris Isabelle Baer, 82, Shade Gap, died at 7:05 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center. Born May 18, 1930, in Spring Lake, Bradford County, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Lillie Pearl (Springer) Johnson. More...

James D. Fuller DuBois, 88

James David Fuller, 88, DuBois, died Thursday, October 11, 2012, at his daughter’s residence. Born December 15, 1923, in DuBois, he was a son of the late Stanley and Grace Gray Fuller. He was married to Mary Jane Stasukinas. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 15, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

A surprise 70th birthday party for Hannalore “Honey” Hann was held by her family on Saturday at the Foot of the Mountain restaurant. Birthday wishes to Sherry Harr, October 14; More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Kelly Brown, Nicole Kling, Will Greenland, Susie Schmidt, Barb Ramsey, Larry Roher II, Mike Snyder Jr., Dwight Swope, Jen Greenland, Penny Groff, Hull Holtry, Brian Anderson and Chet Clark. More...

Hustontown

We couldn’ have had any nicer weather for the weekend. We just hope it continues until the festival is over this coming weekend. Lee Tice had surgery at Meritus Hospital in Hagerstown. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer McConnellsburg 2 Hyndman 0 More...

TYSC Participate In Tournament

Tuscarora Youth Soccer Club Revolution’s U11 girls soccer team participated in the Dillsburg Dual Soccer Shootout tournament October 6-7. More...

Racing Roundup

The final multi-race weekend for the 2012 is in the books with three different drivers scoring 410 Sprint car wins. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

Nevin Eugene Shaw, 42, McConnellsburg, and Sheryl Ann Keller, 51, McConnellsburg, applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Jesse Newbaker Smartt of Needmore has been named to the summer 2012 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Smartt is a physical education and sport/exercise More...

Graduates

Erica Umstead graduated with honors from Slippery Rock High School at commencement ceremonies held at Slippery Rock University Fieldhouse June 8, 2012. More...