January 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Netted In Undercover Drug Bust

Randy Mills, Corey Hann arrested Friday

NEWS EDITOR Two Fulton County men were arrested Friday and remanded to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of bail following an undercover drug operation in McConnellsburg Borough. More...

Local & State

FCMC, Penn State Team Up For Blue And White Tuesdays

Fulton County Medical Center has teamed up with Penn State Mont Alto nursing students to provide free blood-pressure screenings in the center’s main lobby every Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. More...

Southern Fulton Board Handles Personnel Issues

Accepts proposal for asbestos abatement

NEWS EDITOR The Southern Fulton School Board’s agenda was laden with personnel, policy and contractual matters last Tuesday when directors and administrators convened for their monthly meeting. More...

Unger Wins Retrial In Murder Case

Escape artist serving life sentence in Md.

Merle W. Unger Jr., a convicted killer who once had ties to the Fulton County area, will receive a new trial nearly 38 years after he shot and killed an off-duty police officer in Hagerstown, Md. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 21, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Pearl Souders, January 15; Margaret “Peg” Gordon, 94 on January 31; Wylan Gress, January 31; Tom Strait, More...

Hustontown

The weekend weather wasn’t too bad for January, even with a dusting of snow. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Raymond Martz, who passed away Friday morning. More...

Tax Aide Offers Free Income Tax Preparation

The AARP tax aide counselors will start to prepare tax returns for the 2012 tax year on February 1, 2013 at the Fulton Theater, N. Second Street, McConnellsburg. More...

Waterfall Post Office To Get Reduced Hours

Over 40 in attendance at public meeting

NEWS EDITOR The United States Postal Service is compromising with local patrons. More...

Eagles Donate To Community

Approximately $55,000 awarded by FOE Executive Board

NEWS EDITOR After receiving numerous requests in recent months, officials from the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 4274, carefully whittled down their list of potential recipients and awarded approximately $55,000 to area organizations last week. More...

Obituaries

DEATHS

Crouse, Helen, 75, McConnellsburg Day, Mildred, 71, Hagerstown Grimmett, Ervin, 72, Berkeley Springs Harding, Robbie, 52, Six Mile Run Kipe, Richard, 92, Mercersburg Lewis, James, 83, Carrollton, Texas Martz, Raymond, 87, Hustontown McCray, Dorothy, More...

Naomi B. Weller Mercersburg, 70

Naomi B. Weller, 70, Mercersburg, passed away peacefully at 6:45 p.m., on January 16, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family. Born October 24, 1942, in Maddensville, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Fred O. and Verda Penrod Brown. More...

Richard E. Kipe Mercersburg, 92

Richard E. Kipe, 92, Mercersburg, died January 17, 2013, at ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg. Born May 6, 1920, at Waynesboro, he was a son of the late Earl W. and Daisy B. Sprenkle Kipe. More...

Letters

Rankin Mellott Remembered

To The Editor: Regarding The Fulton County News: Edition January 17 2013, From The Files Of January 25, 1973: (40 years ago today) More...

In Response To Mr. Politis

To The Editor: Mr. Politis has recently submitted several editorials to local papers eschewing basically the Democratic talking points. He continues by accusing Republicans of all sorts of accusations and denigrates them. More...

People, Not Guns, Do Evil

To The Editor: More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Local Man Waives Hearing A Warfordsburg area man waived his right to a preliminary hearing during the January 9 session of Bedford County Central Court. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball McConnellsburg 57 Forbes Road 44 More...

Gordon Gets 1,000th Point

Fulton County Community Christian School Charger Skyler Gordon sunk a 3-point basket scoring his 1,000th high school career point Tuesday, January 15. More...

Wilkes-Barre Rebounds Strong Win Over Penn College

Despite 24 points from sophomore Jesse Newman of Waterfall, the Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s basketball team lost 78-63 to Penn State Wilkes Barre Saturday. More...