April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Central Fulton Accepts Seven Retirement Letters

Pens new food service contract with Metz

On the heels of an announcement regarding a retirement incentive for employees with prolonged years of service to the district, Central Fulton School Board accepted a total of seven resignation letters last Tuesday evening. More...

Local & State

Forbes Road Board Gives Nod Of Approval To Retirement Incentive

TIU budget also approved

The Forbes Road School District’s board of directors approved a retirement incentive at their regular board meeting held last Monday evening. More...

Free Seminar Social Media Training

A free seminar entitled, “Using Social Media In All Aspects of Your Business,” will be held at Lincoln Way Pizza in Mc- Connellsburg, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 11a.m. More...

Open Carry Slated For This Sunday

Event to begin on courthouse stairs at 1 p.m.

This Sunday, Fulton County will join the ranks of seven other communities in the commonwealth to not only organize but host an open carry walk in support of the Second Amendment. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 15, 1993 ’93 More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week's Memory Jogger, submitted by Donald Daniels of Harrisonville, pictures Forest Dale School March 29, 1923 in Licking Creek Township. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Stella Carbaugh, May 12; Margaret Horton, April 11; Avrie and Ellie Harr, 7 on April 5; Tim Gress, April 23; Mariah Truax and Dustin Souders, April 23; Stuart Fletcher, April 19; Tina Gress, April 20; Carol Tebo, April 25; Nacy Cor More...

Hustontown

This weekend presented us with nice weather and only a little cool. Good luck to all the fishermen. A nice crowd attended the auction at Sam’s on Saturday evening on Route 30. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Track McConnellsburg 76, Mercersburg 74 McConnellsburg 96, Carson Long 49 More...

Racing Roundup

Three new drivers graced Central PA 410 Sprint car victory lane over the weekend as Cory Haas got his first win of the year at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, while Doug Esh scored the Port Royal Speedway win and Alan Krimes took the Lincoln Speed More...

Church News

Revival

Revival services will be held at Fort Littleton Bible Church nightly April 25-28, at 7 p.m., with Rev. Norman Hege. Come and join in and welcome the Holy Spirit’s fellowship. More...

Meadow Grounds Dam: No Signs Of Imminent Danger

County releases dam evaluation by CES Engineering

Having obtained the services of an engineering firm over a month ago to further investigate potential problems with Roaring Run Dam, the Fulton County commissioners have publicly released those findings that indicate the dam at Meadow Grounds Lake is More...

Hixon Convicted In Toddler Assault

Girl’s mother testifies against Union Township man

Bail was revoked last week sending a Union Township man to the Franklin County Prison where he awaits sentencing for the assault and neglect of his former girlfriend’s 27-month-old daughter. More...

Obituaries

Esther G. Barnhart

Hancock, 86

Esther Geneva Barnhart, 86, Hancock, died Wednesday April 10, 2013, at her home. More...

Harold G. DeShong

Bensalem, Pa., 85

Harold G. Nhyle (Nine) DeShong, 85, formerly of Bensalem, Pa., died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Wesley Enhanced Living, Philadelphia, Pa. Born August 2, 1927, he was the son of the late Thomas O. and Luemma E. (Chesnut) DeShong of Harrisonville, Pa. More...

Elwood V. Doyle

Huntingdon, 72

Elwood “Woody” Vernon Doyle, 72, Huntingdon, died at 12:10 a.m., Saturday, April 6, 2013, at his residence. Born October 7, 1940, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of the late John A. and Alberta V. (Long) Doyle. More...

Letters

Cancer Society Thanks Volunteers

To The Editor: This year the American Cancer Society celebrates its 100th birthday. On behalf of our patients, families and communities, your American Cancer Society would like to take this opportunity to thank our valuable volunteers who support us More...

New And Improved Youth Field Day To Be Held

To The Editor: I want to inform the community about an outstanding youth field day program that will be offered by the Fulton County Sportsmen for Youth organization to our youth (ages 10-15) on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Camp Sinoquipe, Fort Little More...

Why Is Social Security A Budget Issue In Washington?

Social Security is a self-supporting program supported through a separate payroll deduction. It is not part of the federal budget nor does it contribute to the deficit. Everyone pays a payroll tax called FICA, Federal Insurance Contributions Act. More...

Police Reports

McConnellsburg Man Accused Of DUI

A 28-year- old McConnellsburg man faces charges of driving under the influence following a traffic stop along Great Cove Road. More...

West Virginia Man Charged With DUI Following Accident

A Great Cacapon, W.Va., man was charged with driving under the influence following a single-vehicle accident along Timber Ridge Road on March 30. More...

Fugitive From Justice Apprehended

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg apprehended a fugitive from justice at 4933 Buck Valley Road, Warfordsburg on Monday, April 8. More...

Entertainment

3-On-3 Tournament Held

Fulton County Community Christian School hosted a 3-on-3 basketball competition on Saturday, April 6, at the Needmore Bible Church. A total of 25 teams participated. The games began at 9 am and ended at 5 pm. A total of 89 games were played. More...

McQuade Wins At Path Valley Speedway

Every racecar driver will tell you, they will never forget their first win. Two drivers accomplished that feat Friday night at Path Valley Speedway. More...

SF Elementary Honor Roll

Third Marking Period Distinguished Honor Roll Grade four: Rachel Bradshaw, Carson Elbin, Kyrsten Golden, Hailey Mellott. More...