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Council Reviews New Parade Rules

Discuss workers’ comp bill

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Forbes Requests Vo-Tech Revenue

Holds executive session

STAFF WRITER Forbes Road School Board members followed an approximately 30-minute regular meeting with a 25-minute executive session for personnel reasons last Monday evening. The meeting was adjourned following the executive session at 8:35 p.m. More...

Local & State

McCbg. FFA To Hold Benefit Pet Food Drive

As part of its National FFA Week celebration, McConnellsburg FFA will hold a bake sale and pet food donation drive to benefit Better Days Animal Shelter on Monday, Feb. 18, from 1 p.m. More...

Alleged Drug Dealer Waives Arraignment

Maryland man accused of selling cocaine here

NEWS EDITOR A Maryland man accused of selling cocaine outside a southern Fulton County business appeared in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas this week. More...

Contest Seeks Names For 2 Pluto Moons

AP AEROSPACE WRITER CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) – Want to name Pluto’s two tiniest moons? Then you’ll need to dig deep into mythology. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 11, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

The weather wasn’t too bad over the weekend. At least the storm moved on up the coast, but I guess some rain is in the forecast for this week. Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Marie Strait, 86 years old on February 6; Jerry Mellott and Gilbert Deshong, February 14; Helen Glunt, February 14; Barry Weller, February 19; Deb Culler, February 19; Sherry Metz, February 16; Karen Bishop, February More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Benefit Auction A benefit auction will be held at Chambersburg Mennonite Church, Friday, February 22 (snow date February 23). Food will be available at 5 p.m. and auction begins at 5:30 p.m. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Ruben Alejandro Castellano, 41, McConnellsburg, and Stephanie Nicole Yingling, 27, McConnellsburg. Brad Loren Booher, 46, Hustontown, and Christine A. More...

Celebrates First

Cayden Anthony Buterbaugh celebrated his first birthday January 9, 2013. He is the son of Troy and Karen Buterbaugh and has a big sister, Lexi. More...

Church News

Cards Of Thanks

KIPE The family of Richard Kipe would like to extend our appreciation to our family and friends for the acts of kindness shown to us during the passing of our husband, father and grandfather. More...

Memorial Service

McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church at Maple and South Second streets, will hold a memorial service Saturday, February 16, at 2 p.m., in celebration of the life and ministry of Rev. More...

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Plans For Fourth Szwydek 5K Under Way

Preregistration forms accepted through March 25

NEWS EDITOR Applications have already begun circulating throughout the community in anticipation of the fourth annual Szwydek Memorial 5K run/walk. More...

Eyedrop Case Nets 2-4 Years

Vickie Mills sentenced to state time for aggravated assault

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg woman who repeatedly tainted her child’s father’s drinking water with eyedrops causing him to seek specialized medical treatment for several years was remanded to the custody of the Fulton County Sheriff&rsquo More...

County Library Seeks Teen Artwork

Fourth annual teen art contest set for April 6

NEWS EDITOR The Teen Advisory Board of the Fulton County Library is calling all local teenage artists to sharpen their pencils and pull out their paint sets. More...

Obituaries

Robert H. Long Sr. Wells Tannery, 94

Robert H. Long Sr., 94, Wells Tannery, died Saturday, February 9, 2013, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born January 25, 1919, in Hopewell, Pa., the eldest son of the late Curtis and Ethel Jane (Shue) Long. More...

Lavern Brown Chambersburg, 86

Lavern Brown, 86, a resident of ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg, Pa., and formerly of Hustontown, died at 4:05 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Manor- Care. More...

Douglas A. Kerlin McConnellsburg, 41

Douglas Alan Kerlin, 41, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, February 9, 2013. He was born April 18, 1971, in McConnellsburg, the son of Donald and Shirley (Miller) Kerlin of McConnellsburg, Pa. More...

Letters

Moderation Works Best For U.S.

To The Editor: When it comes to solutions to problems that affect all of us as Americans what I’m looking for as a moderate, middle-of-the-road pragmatist is a measured response. More...

Still Time To Donate To Ronald McDonald House

To The Editor: We can be helpful to family and neighbors, anyone in need really, if we are aware of the difficult circumstances that are impacting that person(s) life. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Hit-And-Run Reported Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg were dispatched to a hit-and-run accident in the rear parking area of Dr. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball Fannett-Metal 75 Forbes Road 47 More...

SF Lady Indian Scores 1,000th Career Point

Hollenshead a contender on the court

NEWS EDITOR A contender on the court, Macey Hollenshead traces her start in the game back to first grade when she began participating in elementary basketball. More...

Racing Roundup

The 2013 dirt track racing season is officially under way as the All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprints and the World of Outlaw Late Models kicked off the year over the weekend down south. More...