April 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SF Awards Hann 3-Year Contract

Hervey Hann to remain on board as district superintendent

Hervey Hann will be joining the Southern Fulton School District on a permanent basis as a result of action taken by the school board last Tuesday evening.  More...

Local & State

County Jobless Rate Drops

County now ranks 44 out of 67

Fulton County’s unemployment rate for February decreased significantly by 1.3 percent, from 9.7 percent in January to 8.4 percent in February.  By comparison, the state jobless rate decreased by only onetenth of a percent, from 8.2 percent More...

Judge Tosses Suits By 3 Wounded Duquesne Players

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A federal judge in Pittsburgh has dismissed lawsuits by three former Duquesne University basketball players who sued the school, claiming it was responsible when two men shot them after an oncampus dance in 2006.  More...

Earth Day Festival Set For April 20

Event sponsored by Fulton County Library Teen Advisory Board

Children and adults alike are urged to visit the Fulton County Library later this month to partake in a second annual Earth Day Festival sponsored by the library’s Teen Advisory Board.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of April 1, 1993  ’93   More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Marion Booth Strait of Buck Valley, pictures her homeplace near Stoney Break in lower Fulton County during the 1920s. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Mountain House Cited For Liquor Violation   The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement through the Pennsylvania State Police cited the Mountain House Bar & Grill in McConnellsburg with a liquor law violation. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Softball  Forbes Road 4 Southern Fulton 3   More...

Keefer Wins At Path Valley

The night before Easter the Easter Bunny paid a visit to Path Valley Speedway, giving treats to all the kids in attendance. Meanwhile six drivers got an Easter “treat” with a trip to victory lane. More...

Racing Roundup

Hagerstown Speedway was finally able to kick off the 2013 season Saturday night as Racin’ Jason Covert scored the big win in the Three State Flyers Late Model feature win.  More...

Church News

Special Services

The Regans in the Race will be at Burnt Cabins Bible Church Sunday, April 7.  They will be ministering in song and God’s word. More...

Preacher To Give Great-grandson Baptism

FRANKLIN, Pa. (AP) – A country preacher in western Pennsylvania was scheduled to baptize his great-grandson on Easter Sunday.  The Derrick of Oil City reports Saturday that 82-yearold Rev. More...

Revival

Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore, will hold revival services April 11-14, at 7 p.m., with Rev. Delmas Bard as speaker.  All are welcome.   More...

Open Carry Walk Being Organized

Event here to support Second Amendment rights

A local man is heading up an effort to conduct an open carry walk in support of Second Amendment rights here in Fulton County.  More...

FCMC Opens Wound Care Services

Monday, April 1, at Fulton County Medical Center officials cut the “band aid” to officially kick off the opening of its newest department: Wound Care Services. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn S. Ruggiero

McConnellsburg, 87

Kathryn “Tat” S. More...

Esther E. Mellott

Chambersburg, 78

Esther E. Mellott, 78, a resident of the Falling Spring Nursing Home, Chambersburg, and formerly of St. More...

Edgar L. Swisher

Hancock, 76

Edgar Lee Swisher, 76, Hancock, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at his home.  Born March 26, 1937, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late George E. More...

Letters

Actions Needed Following Meeting On Meadow Grounds Lake

To The Editor:  There are three actions I believe should be taken to provide follow-up to the March 21 meeting at the McConnellsburg High School on the Meadow Grounds Lake.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Louise Long and family Beverly, Edward and Jacob Hopper and Barbara and Richard Leham had Easter dinner at Gibbles Restaurant at Greencastle. All had a very nice time.  More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone had a nice Easter Sunday celebration and really took time to realize we worship a risen Savior who makes all things possible or do we really take it for granted.  Visitors in the Kate Berkstresser home this past week were Andrea Be More...

PennDOT Invites Volunteers To Join In Statewide Spring Cleaning

PennDOT is seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania effort that runs through May 31.  More...

Entertainment

MHS To Present “Willy Wonka”

Spend an entertaining evening at McConnellsburg High School as students present Music Theatre International musical “Willy Wonka.”  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION  Revival   Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore, will hold revival services April 11-14, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Delmas Bard as speaker. All are welcome. Revival   More...