February 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Game Comm.’s Mountz Promoted

County wildlife conservation officer now a regional super visor

NEWS EDITOR Seventeen years after heading into field and forest to uphold the duties of a Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer, Kevin Mountz has left the job he holds dear to his heart to start anew. More...

Local & State

Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Early Spring

ASSOCIATED PRESS PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) – An end to winter’s bitter cold will come soon, according to Pennsylvania’s famous groundhog . More...

Sandy’s Wake Leaves Shore Birds In Dire Straits

ASSOCIATED PRESS When red knots descend on the beaches of Delaware Bay this spring famished from their marathon flight toward the Canadian Arctic from the tip of South America, the rosy-breasted shorebirds may find slim pickings instead of the feast More...

FCMC Dinner Auction March 9

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation auction committee is pleased to announce its much-anticipated dinner auction will be held Saturday March 9, 2013. The event will begin at 4 p.m at Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files of February 4, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Richard Lake, February 11; Betty Holland, February 9; Bessie Rasp, 82 on February 8; Andy More...

Hustontown

The groundhog predicted an early spring, but it hasn’t arrived yet because as I write snow is falling this evening. I am glad to be back home after spending a few days in the hospital last week. More...

Entertainment

Folk Musician Visits Schools

Southern Fulton students were treated to a performance by world-renown folk musician Michael Miles on January 29. More...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Lunch Menu Monday, February 11: hot dog bar, potato wedges, choice of fruit, choice of milk. Tuesday, February 12: spaghetti, tossed salad, breadstick, choice of fruit, choice of milk. More...

Attain Dean’s List

Students who attainedthe dean’s list for the fall 2012term at Shippensburg University are as follows:Kimberly Sealock, WellsTannery.Kelsi Swope, Big CoveTannery.Brenna DeShong, Harrisonville. More...

Family

Celebrates Fourth

Ean Mathew Ritchey celebrated his fourth birthday January 15, 2013. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” cake was baked and decorated by Grandma Waite. More...

Skidmore Arrested In Borough Pharmacy Robbery

Demands prescription medication

NEWS EDITOR A former Warfordsburg area man was remanded to the Franklin County Jail over the weekend after allegedly robbing a McConnellsburg Borough pharmacy of prescription medication. More...

County Meets Briefly

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners convened Tuesday morning to attend to several issues including the review of blue prints for the office of Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne. More...

All Plastics Are Not The Same

CONSERVATION DISTRICT RECYCLING CO-ORDINATOR More...

Shuster Visits Medical Center

Recently named chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa. 9th) toured the Fulton County Medical Center on Friday. More...

Obituaries

James R. Barnhart Sr. Warfordsburg, 75

James R. “Tink” Barnhart Sr., 75, Warfordsburg, died Friday February 1, 2013, at his home. More...

Ray M. Fessler Waterfall, 85

Ray M. Fessler, 85, Waterfall, and formerly of Six Mile Run, died Thursday, January 24, 2013, at his home. Born April 26, 1927, in Six Mile Run, he was a son of the late Edward and Amanda Viola (Black) Fessler. More...

Beverly A. Foor Everett, 78

Beverly A. (Bolinger) Foor, 78, Everett, died Friday, February 1, 2013, at Altoona Regional Hospital. She was born on May 16, 1934, a daughter of the late Wilda M. and Katharine (Gobin) Bolinger. More...

Letters

Furniture Donations Requested For Those In Need

To The Editor: Christian Social Services has been operating a program to provide usable furniture to people in our county who have been “burned out” or find themselves in desperate situations where they have little or no furniture. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Vehicle Rear-Ended A 2003 Chevrolet Express driven by Garry E. Miller, 48, of McConnellsburg, was rearended at the intersection of Lincoln Way and McDowell Road in Franklin County recently. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Forbes Road 62 Belleville Mennonite 29 More...

Walls Places First In District Elks Hoop Shoot

On January 27, 2013 at Trinity High School in Camp Hill, Pa., Taylor Walls, daughter of Melinda and Bryan Walls of McConnellsburg placed fist in the South Central District Elks Hoop Shoot competition. More...

Racing Roundup

Nearly four months after its final event of the racing season, Port Royal Speedway held its annual awards banquet Saturday night at the Port Royal community building. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center February 9, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Donation is a $1. Everyone is welcome! Weather permitting. More...