December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Board Reorganizes

Bard and Helsel re-elected as president, vice president

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CF Reorganizes Last Tuesday

Cory Gress to continue as school board president

NEWS EDITOR  Cory Gress and Dr. Brent Carlson will continue to oversee the business of the Central Fulton School District after being reelected last Tuesday to serve as school board president and vice president.  More...

Local & State

Fracking Surveys Find Support In Unexpected Places

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St. Paul’s Women Hold Christmas Cookie Exchange

The women of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Big Cove Tannery gather December 8 at the Christmas Mercantile in Webster Mills for their annual Christmas cookie exchange. More...

Private Vendor To Manage Caseworker Positions

One year after a proposal to form a nonprofit organization to oversee the county’s mental health, intellectual disabilities and early intervention programs, a decision was finally handed down last week.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of December 10, 1992  ’92   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Erin Shafer, December 20; Dena McGarvey, December 20; Judy Seville, December 22; Barbara Sowers, December  18; Connie  Cunningham, December 18; Edith  Rhodes, December 19; Betty Bivens, December 5; Jean Carbaugh, Dec More...

Hustontown

Another year of deer season has gone by. Hope all the hunters were lucky to have gotten that buck with a nice trophy rack. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to Robyn  Gaff, Ryan  Hann, Jamie  Brown, Betty  Hann, Ty Hall, Nattalee Dickinson, Rylan Bennett, Ed Anderson, Joshua Edgin, Teresa Greenland, Denny Fraker and Joe Tyson.  Also birthday wishes to Do More...

Entertainment

Local Dentist Announces Retirement

Dr. Carl Pedersen will retire from the practice of dentistry, effective December 20. A native of Canada who earned his degree from Georgetown Dental School, Dr. More...

McCbg. Bands To Hold Christmas Concert

The music program at McConnellsburg is proud to announce its 2012 Christmas Band Concert to be held on Wednesday night, December 19, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  More...

Teacher On Leave After Classroom Fireball Burns Five

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Church News

Re-Creation To Perform At Cito

Cito United Methodist Church announced Monday that Re- Creation, the full performance singing and dancing group from Port Trevorton, Pa., will be presenting two different programs in Fulton County.  More...

MES Character Counts Students Named

McConnellsburg Elementary is continuing its characater education program this year. It is believed that character counts, so every month a different character trait is promoted. More...

So. Huntingdon Choir To Present Musical

Southern Huntingdon Community Choir, in cooperation with the Trolley Car Community Theatre Co., will present “Come see the Lamb,” a musical drama for Christmas, Saturday, December 15, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 16, at 4 p.m. More...

Boro Gives Final Approval To 2013 Budget

Approves Historical Society grant plans for air conditioning

STAFF WRITER  McConnellsburg Borough Council gave unanimous approval to a 2013 budget that calls for no tax increases and projects increased spending of about $58,738 over 2012 expected expenditures.  More...

SF Accepts Gas Agreement

Allen Morton to serve as board president

NEWS EDITOR  After failing to accept a proposed agreement last month, the Southern Fulton School Board revisited the topic of a line extension agreement with Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania last Tuesday night.  More...

Maryland Woman Gets Jail Time For Shooting Boyfriend

Sarah Sipes sentenced for aggravated assault

NEWS EDITOR  A Hancock, Md., woman accused of shooting her boyfriend in the groin area while she was drunk and pregnant stood before Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Shawn Meyers on Tuesday for sentencing on one count of aggravated assa More...

Obituaries

Robert W. Calhoun Everett, 90

Robert W. Calhoun 90, Everett, died Monday, December 3, 2012, at Donahoe Manor, Bedford.  He was born on May 22, 1922, in Everett, Pa., a son of the late Simon W. and Maude E. (Clark) Calhoun. More...

Margaret A. Capaccione Needmore, 92

Margaret A. (Chambers) Capaccione, 92, Needmore, Pa., formerly of North Braddock, Pa., died Wednesday, December 5, 2012.  She was the beloved wife of the late Frank M. Capaccione for 55 years.  More...

Harry B. Carbaugh McConnellsburg, 70

Harry B. Carbaugh, 70, formerly of McConnellsburg, died Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Laurel Wood Care Center in Johnstown, Pa.  He was born September 1, 1942, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late Daniel and Lillian (Keefer) Carbaugh.  More...

Letters

Weighs In On Selling Eagle Scout Recognition

To The Editor  Attention Scouters:  As a former Boy Scout and adult Scout leader for many years, I was at first pleasantly surprised to see the “Eagle Wall of Honor” at Camp Sinoquipe! More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Domestic Assault Repor ted   A McConnellsburg man was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne last Tuesday and remanded to the Franklin County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball   Mount Union 51  Forbes Road 35  More...

Racing Roundup

The World of Outlaw Sprint and Late Model series were the first to release 2013 schedules, which came out last week.  More...

PSU Won’t Pursue Discipline For Sorority Photos

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Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

CHRISTMAS SERVICES   Christmas Eve Service All are welcome to attend Christmas Eve services at Dublin Mills Community Church Monday, December 24, at 7 p.m. More...

Family

Celebrates Second

Destiney Leevy is celebrating her second birthday December 13. She is the daughter of Kimberly Mellott of McConnellsburg and Derrick Leevy of St. Thomas. More...

Totem Pole Keeps It “All In The Family” With Sally Struthers Show

During the summer Jean Stapleton, who played the lovable Edith in the hit television series “All In The Family,” retreated to southcentral Pennsylvania to perform at the Totem Pole Playhouse.  More...

Grissinger Named Lion Of The Year

Forbes Road Lions Club recently observed its 33rd anniversary of charter night. Zone chairman and Forbes Road Lions member Steve Grissinger received the Forbes Road Lion of the Year award for 2012. More...