February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Arrested In Attempted Rape

Dennis Thomas charged last Tuesday

NEWS EDITOR A Hustontown man was charged last week amid accusations of attempted rape and indecent assault of a young girl. More...

Local & State

Judicial Candidates Speak At GOP Dinner

Lincoln Day Dinner held Saturday

NEWS EDITOR More than 110 Republicans and friends crowded the McConnellsburg Firehall Saturday night to meet and greet three candidates for the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Southern Fulton Looking Forward To Energy Savings

Pens energy savings agreement with Reynolds

NEWS EDITOR Looking toward the future, the Southern Fulton School Board and its administration took time last Tuesday to talk about finances, real estate taxes and how they relate to a proposed renovation project at the junior/senior high school. More...

Hann Pleads In Drug Sting

Randy Mills also appears for arraignment

NEWS EDITOR Two Fulton County men arrested last month on the heels of an undercover drug operation in Mc- Connellsburg Borough have waived their right to formal arraignment in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 25, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Rev. Neil E. Ray was installed as pastor at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church on Sunday. He will be the pastor of McConnellsburg Lutheran, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Big Cove Tannery and Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Little Cove. More...

Hustontown

Another nice weekend, just a little cool with not enough snow to shovel. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Robin Feight and also to Beryl Dodson and Lowell Lee Mellott, who all passed away this past week. More...

Entertainment

Financial Focus

Be Aware Of Risks Of Not Investing

By Edward Jones Investors You’ve no doubt heard about the risks associated with investing. This investment carries this type of risk, while that investment carries another one. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE February 18 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1154- 1586 lbs., $127 to $131.50; choice 2-3, 1276-1562 lbs., $123 to $126; high select and low choice 2-3, 1144-1470 lbs., $119 to $123; select 2-3, 1168- 1388 lbs., $114 to $117.5 More...

Trustee: Penn State Should Seek Refund For Report

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

County Questions Fish Commission

$4 million in repairs needed at Meadow Grounds Lake

NEWS EDITOR Hearing from upset residents late last week about the unexpected drainage of Meadow Grounds Lake, the Fulton County commissioners took the newfound concerns directly to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Department of Envir More...

PennDOT Hosts Public Meeting In Ayr

On plans to replace Rt. 928 state bridge

STAFF WRITER A small group of Ayr Township residents attended a public meeting hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT )on Monday evening at the Ayr Township building prior to the township supervisors’ regular meeting. More...

Skidmore Pleads In Pharmacy Robbery To be sentenced on April 2

A former southern Fulton County man appeared in county court last week to answer to allegations he robbed a McConnellsburg Borough pharmacy of prescription pills. More...

Obituaries

Robin R. Feight Hustontown, 56

Robin Reed Feight, 56, Hustontown, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at the Chambersburg Hospital. He was born on March 21, 1956, at Fulton County Medical Center. More...

Manford L. Hart Big Pool, Md., 70

Manford Lee Hart, 70, Pecktonville, died Saturday February 23, 2013, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born October 4, 1942, in Pectonville, Md., he was the son of the late Franklin M. Hart Sr. More...

Donald R. Griffith McConnellsburg, 56

Donald R. “Griff” Griffith, 56, McConnellsburg, died Friday, February 22, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born September 23, 1956, in Somerset, Pa., the son of the late Charles and Wilma (Bittner) Griffith. More...

Letters

Congressional Bill For Navy Vietnam War Veterans

To The Editor: The 112th Congress has failed to pass a law for Vietnam War veterans. The law would have afforded all U.S. Navy Vietnam vets VA benefits. More...

Catholic Mission Thanks Community

To The Editor: On behalf of the Fulton County Catholic Mission we would like to publicly thank the churches, civic organizations and individual benefactors for their many contributions in support of our helping ministries that assist people in this c More...

Thank You, Fulton County

To The Editor: On February 19 two members of the Fulton County Farm Bureau travelled to the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey to deliver $3,192.67 in cash and donated goods. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Frederick Force 70 FCCCS 50 More...

Dodgeball Tournament A Success

The eighth- grade Character Education Class at McConnellsburg Middle School decided to help others as part of their community outreach project and held a dodgeball tournament on Sunday, February 24, at the alumni gym in Mc- Connellsburg. More...

NCAA Disputes Pa. Congressmen On PSU Scholarships

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – The NCAA disagrees with two Pennsylvania congressmen who say that taking some football scholarships away from Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal unfairly punishes innocent studentathletes. More...

Church News

High Honors Awarded To Warfordsburg FFA Members

On January 7, 2013, Warfordsburg FFA traveled to the 2013 Farm Show and the location of the FFA Mid-Winter Convention. More...

Lenten Services

Lenten services will be held March 3 through March 24 at 7 p.m. each evening. The schedule is as follows: March 3: Laurel Ridge with Rev. Williams. March 10: Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Bard. March 17: Rehoboth New Life with Rev. Hamilton. More...

Patriotic Cantata Set For Memorial Day Weekend

The combined choirs of McConnellsburg and Cito United Methodist churches will present a patriotic cantata, “ The Home of the Brave,” over Memorial Day weekend. Members of the community are invited to participate. More...