March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County Jobless Rate Unchanged

County now ranks 49 out of 67

STAFF WRITER Fulton County’s unemployment rate for January decreased by 1.4 tenths percent, from 10 percent in December to 9.7 percent in January. More...

Local & State

Burnt Cabins Man Jailed For Rape

Warren Kerlin III facing 1,260 sex-related charges

NEWS EDITOR A Burnt Cabins man remains in the Franklin County Jail this week after being arrested on 1,260 criminal allegations related to the ongoing rape and sexual assault of a girl. More...

Area Man Sentenced In Teen Sexual Assault

Ordered to Camp Hill SCI

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man has been ordered to state time for the 2012 statutory sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. Caleb Miller Koons appeared before Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Judge John R. More...

Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge Recognizes County’s Honor Society Students

NEWS EDITOR Free and Accepted Masons with Mount Zion Lodge #774 of McConnellsburg met Saturday night as part of their annual recognition of area high school students involved with the National Honor Society. More...

Letters

Announces Homeownership Workshop

To The Editor: Christian Social Services of Fulton County (CSS) is happy to announce that our first Homebuyer Workshop Program is coming to Fulton County. More...

Citizens, Commissioners Praised For Speaking Out At Meadow Grounds Lake Meeting

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Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Harvester Gets Stuck A 2004 International Harvester 9400E got stuck in a yard along Friendship Lane on Wednesday, March 20, according to state police. More...

Sports

SF Lady Indians Fall To Tri-Valley

Tri-Valley 82 Southern Fulton 45 Tri-Valley put an end to Southern Fulton’s winning streak and hopes of bringing home a state championship to an end last Tuesday evening. More...

McQuade Wins Opener At Path Valley

A few brave souls, eager to get their racing fix, came to Path Valley Speedway for the season opener despite the chill in the air. More...

High School Sports

Baseball McConnellsburg 7 Fannett-Metal 3 More...

Church News

Easter Services

Amaranth Church of the Brethren; 2709 McKees Gap Road, Warfordsburg, will have Easter sunrise service March 31, at 7 a.m., followed with breakfast. Vistors are invited to come out and fellowship one with another. More...

AREA CHURCH SERVICES

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PA Secretary Of Aging Here

Speaks with seniors about plan on Aging, privatization of lottery

NEWS EDITOR Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Aging Brian Duke made a stop in Fulton County Friday morning to discuss issues facing older persons in the commonwealth as well as the state’s plan on Aging and the proposed privatization of the lot More...

Megan’s Law Offender Arrested Again

Roy G. Barnhart posts bail following arrest

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man registered as a Megan’s Law sexual offender for the indecent assault of a person less than 13 years old has been arrested again amid claims of sexual misconduct. More...

Obituaries

Lena P. Bergstresser McConnellsburg, 96

Lena P. Richards Bergstresser, 96, a resident of ManorCare Nursing Home, and formerly of McConnellsburg, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at ManorCare Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pa. More...

Naomi M. Carbaugh Orbisonia, 91

Naomi M. Carbaugh, 91, a resident of Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, Pa., and formerly of Burnt Cabins, died at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Woodland. More...

Dennis R. Cisney Warren, Pa., 61

Dennis R. Cisney, age 61, formerly of McConnellsburg, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Warren General Hospital. He was born July 3, 1951, in McConnellsburg, Pa., to Foster and Althea (Crouse) Cisney. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

center in Ocean City, Md., over the weekend. Anniversary wishes to Randy and Kim Waters on their fifth wedding anniversary. Sympathy goes out to the families of Marie Shimer, Lena Richards Bergstresser, Carrie McKee and JoAnne Harr. More...

SF Students Participate In Dental Poster Contest

In observance of Dental Health Awareness Month, third-grade students at Southern Fulton Elementary School recently participated in a poster contest, highlighting the importance of good dental hygiene More...

Hustontown

A nice crowd attended Sam’s Auction Barn on Saturday evening. Always a nice place to go on a Saturday evening with lots of items for sale. Visitors in the Kate Berkconvention More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

EASTER SERVICES Easter Sunrise Service Amaranth Church of the Brethren; 2709 McKees Gap Road, Warfordsburg, will have Easter sunrise service March 31, at 7 a.m., followed with breakfast. More...

Family

Celebrates 90th

Hope Garay of Leisure Living in Fort Littleton recently celebrated her 90th birthday with her friends at the Hustontown Senior Center. Garay turned 90 on Saturday, March 16. More...

Cards Of Thanks

GORDON More...

Tritt – Chilcote United In Marriage

Leslie Marie Chilcote and Alan Craig Tritt were unite din holy matrimony July 28, 2012, at 3 p.m., during a beautiful outdoor ceremony held at Whispering Pines, Carlisle. The bride is the daughter of Bill and Ann Chilcote of Hustontown. More...