January 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Road Passes Act 1 Resolution

Agrees not to raise taxes by more than 2.4 percent index

STAFF REPORTER The Forbes Road School District began its regular meeting last Monday evening with a 20-minute executive session for personnel reasons and then continued the meeting dealing with an agenda that included a tax resolution, personnel and More...

Local & State

Drug Delivery Case Continued

Maryland man accused of selling cocaine here

NEWS EDITOR A criminal case involving the alleged sale of cocaine in southern Fulton County has been continued for a later date. More...

Benefit Account For Tristan Douglas Established At Susquehanna Bank

A benefit account has been set up for Tristan Douglas at Susquehanna Bank. More...

Farm Show Results

PA Farm Show results as of January 10 are as follows: Genny Stephens, Crystal Spring: first – Best of Variety Rabbits, Polish-Chocolate; first - Best of Variety Rabbits, Satin. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 14, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Lt. Cpl. Ty Trainor of Needmore recently deployed with the U.S. Marines to Afghanistan. Those wishing to can write him at Lcpl Trainor, Ty A., 3/9 India Co., Weapons Platoon Unit 73002, FPO AE 09510-3002. More...

Hustontown

We can’t complain about this weather for January. It was very nice for the Farm Show. Sorry to see Karen Grissinger, Maddensville news correspondent, is giving up writing for the “News.” Her column will be missed. More...

Fulton Co. Historical Society Membership Meeting January 18

Fulton County Historical Society will hold its winter general membership meeting at 7 p.m., January 18, in Fulton County Courthouse courtroom. The program for the evening will be a presentation by David J. More...

Family

Celebrates First

Makenzie Barnes celebrated her first birthday with a “peanut” party at Blue Rock United Brethren Church in Waynesboro. She is the daughter of Jennifer and Duane Barnes of Waynesboro. More...

Cards Of Thanks

DUFFEY The families of H. Lyle Duffey would like to extend a sincere thank-you for all the thoughts, prayers and support given during Lyle’s recent illness and subsequent passing. We also wish to send a special thank-you to Dr. More...

Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Paul and Sherrill Snyder of Fayetteville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 20, 2012, at New Franklin Ruritan. The couple met while attending Forbes Road High School. More...

Central Fulton Looks Into Security Upgrades

NEWS EDITOR Like many schools in the area still reeling from the tragic deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., the Central Fulton School District is continuing to review possible security enhancement options for its facilities. More...

Two Arrested In Death Of Former Fort Loudon Resident

Man said he thought Robert Devitto was a deer when he shot him

Two Sanford, N.C., men were arrested last week in connection with the death of a former Fort Loudon resident who succumbed to buckshot wounds to his face and chest while duck hunting on North Carolina state gamelands. More...

Obituaries

Verna L. Bishop Hancock, 77

Verna Lee Bishop, 77, Hancock, died Saturday January 12, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md. Born November 12, 1935, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Jesse E. and Ruth B.(Bishop) Bishop and the widow of Grant A. More...

Blanche E. Miller McConnellsburg, 93

Blanche E. Miller, 93, Mc- Connellsburg, died Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center. She was born August 30, 1919, in Neeleton, Pa. More...

Roger D. Mills Sr. McConnellsburg, 65

Roger “Buck” D. Mills Sr., 65, McConnellsburg, Pa., died Monday, January 7, 2013, at his residence. He was born in Warfordsburg, Pa., on July 31, 1947, the son of the late Harry and Wavy (Stotler) Mills. He was the widower of Carol R. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Assault Rumors Unfounded Talk circulating around Fulton County that a woman was assaulted in Mc- Connellsburg Borough recently is totally unfounded. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball FCCCS 54 Bedford 11 Fulton County Community Christian School Lady Chargers defeated Bedford - CIA 54-11. The Chargers were led by Jenae Gordon with 27 points, 10 steals, nine rebounds and six assists. More...

FR Hockey Team Recognized

Forbes Road’s field hockey team was honored with a banquet for its great 2012 season achievements. More...

Racing Roundup

The final National Sprint Car Poll rankings for the 2012 season were released last week by the Knoxville, Iowa based poll. More...