November 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Focus on meth labs in Bedford County

Drug Task Force Arrests Local Man

A Crystal Spring man was arrested last Monday evening after Pennsylvania State Police and the Bedford County Drug Task Force launched a full-scale investigation into possible methamphetamine lab operations. More...

Local & State

11 Puppies Found Skinned, Pa. Humane Officials Say

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) – Animal welfare workers in northeast Pennsylvania say someone skinned 11 puppies before dumping their bodies near a public park. More...

All Items in ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Now Top $107K

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than they did a year ago. More...

Annual CROP Walk Held At Cownas Gap

Fifty-one people from the community joined together to fight hunger at the Fulton County CROP Walk held on Sunday, October 7. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 26, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jacyie Moody, 7 on November 22; Jackie Deshong, December 30; Randie Mellott, 36 on November 23; Emma Bivens will observe her 96th birthday December 5; Carl Knable and John Duffey, November 3; Lynette Helman, December 4; Dolly Mille More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Mary Cutshall, Sarah Diehl, Leann Weist, Dan Gaff and Zach Smith. Birthday wishes this week to Ron Kasper, Jim Mills, John Mills, Marlin Martin, Melanie Myers, Junior Anderson, More...

Hustontown

Glad to report your news correspondent is back after spending a few weeks in the hospital due to a broken hip. I wish to thank everyone for their cards and acts of kindness during that time. Good luck to all the deer hunters. More...

Features

Celebrates Third

Madelyn Buterbaugh, left, will celebrate her third birthday December 1. Helping her celebrate her birthday is her brother Andrew, right, who was 1 on October 12. Proud parents are Steven and Jennifer Buterbaugh of Carlisle. More...

Family

Celebrate Birthdays

Wyatt Lutton Schriver and Lynndee Ann Schriver recently celebrated their birthdays. They are the children of Garrett and Carla Schriver, Darlington, Pa. Wyatt turned 2 on August 4 and celebrated with a “Thomas the Train” party. More...

Engagement

William E. Schriver and Cassie R. Johns, along with their parents, Marlin and Judy Schriver, Harrisonville, and Terry and Dawn Johns, Emmittsburg, Md., wish to announce their engagement. More...

Trip Home Smooth For Many Thanksgiving Travelers

ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE (AP) – Despite a predicted increase in the number of holiday travelers, Americans returning home after the long Thanksgiving weekend found generally good weather, few airport delays and at times manageable conditions on More...

3-Day Bear Count Reaches 20

Fourth day total not yet available

Luck was definitely on the side of 12-year-old Bow Ramsey. Not only did he not have school last Wednesday, but he used his time wisely and harvested his first-ever black bear on the fourth and final day of the statewide bear season. More...

Hann Hired As SF Interim Superintendent

Fulton County native to serve through June 30, 2013

A former county school administrator was unanimously hired as Southern Fulton’s newest leader last Tuesday. More...

Obituaries

Helmet K. Leis Sr. Waterfall, 78

Helmut K. Leis, Sr., 78, died Saturday, November 17, 2012. He was born September 18, 1934, to Karl and Elise ( Oswald) Leis. He was married to Phyllis Stauffer Leis on November 26, 1955. More...

Nile E. Calhoun Breezewood, 81

Nile E. “Hot Rod” Calhoun, 81, Breezewood, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at Pennknoll Village with his family by his side. He was born February 12, 1931, in Breezewood, a son of the late Theodore and Nellie (Layton) Calhoun. More...

Grace V. Grissinger Hustontown, 80

Grace Virginia Grissinger, 80, formerly of Hustontown, and more recently a resident of the Long-Term Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday afternoon, No- vember 20, 2012, at the Medical Center. More...

Letters

Operation Christmas Child Thanks Supporters

To The Editor: More...

Superstorm Good Neighbor

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Cards Of Thanks

RED CROSS Thank you to United Methodist Church for donating food to the American Red Cross on November 20. The food was delicious and greatly appreciated. Sandy Novak Volunteer Coordinator SEVILLE More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Two Collide On I-70 Two vehicles collided along the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 on Monday, November 5, leaving one driver with minor injuries. More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

As the 2012 racing is now in the books, let’s take a look at who won track championships around the midstate this season. More...

Bags Three-Point

Eleven-year-old Ryan Fittry of Hustontown bagged a 3-point during the opening day of deer season. Fittry, the son of Jim and Janet Fittry, killed the buck at 8:47 a.m. More...

Downs Seven-Point

Zander Sipes, 9, got this 7-point buck with his Ruger 223 on the first day of deer season. He was hunting with his dad, Jamie, in the Narrows. More...

Church News

Shippensburg University School Study Council Recognizes Outstanding Teachers

At the 26th Annual Outstanding Teacher Luncheon Wednesday, November 14, 2012, Dr. More...

Lincoln Document On Sale For $900,000

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A document signed by former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln that marked the official start of the Civil War is for sale. More...