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Second Annual Earth Day Celebration

Area children braved some chilly, windy weather Saturday morning to participate in the second annual Earth Day Festival at the Fulton County Library. More...

Southern Fulton Board Makes Quick Work Of Agenda

NEWS EDITOR The Southern Fulton School Board quickly attended to its monthly agenda last Tuesday evening, touching on a variety of subjects ranging from field trips and resignations to enrollment numbers at the Fulton County Area Vocational-Technical More...

Rocket Raceway MX Under New Ownership

“A dream come true,” is what co-owner Mike Lupey says about purchasing Rocket Raceway. Mike and best friend of 35 years, Bill Donnelly of Dover, Pa., always wondered what it would be like to own a motocross track. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Helping Polly Richards celebrate her 92nd birthday on Thursday, April 18, with a luncheon at her home were her husband K.G., daughter-in-law Nancy Richards, her brother Andrew and wife Nora Grissinger of Shippensburg, her sisters, Dorothy of here and More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone was out enjoying the beautiful weekend, especially those beautiful tree blossoms. We just don’t take notice to what beauty the Master creates. Fran Mellott is spending some time with her sister, Lois Clark, and relatives. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Track McConnellsburg 106, Mt. Union 44 Bellwood-Antis 111, Mc- Connellsburg 39 More...

Walton Wins Two At Path Valley

On the same night that Tyler Walton won two features, Devin Beidel was at the other end of the spectrum, flipping his 600cc Micro Sprint twice, once landing on top of the guardrail. More...

First Fulton County Flounder Tournament Held

Thirty-five Fulton County residents and former residents braved the cold weather, rain and wind to fish in the first Fulton County flounder tournament. The tournament was held in Chincoteague, Va., and began April 11. More...

Commissioners To Air Meadow Grounds Concerns

To speak with elected state officials

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners are moving forward with their plans to contact elected state officials regarding their growing concerns for the drawdown and proposed repair of Meadow Grounds Lake. More...

Owner Burned Fighting Garage Fire

Garage and contents deemed a total loss

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man remains at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Burn Unit this week recovering from second- and third-degree burns suffered while trying to extinguish a garage fire last Thursday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

Edward A. Peffer McConnellsburg, 83

Edward A. Peffer, 83, Mc- Connellsburg, Pa., died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg, Pa. He was born in Robertsdale, Pa., March 4, 1930, the son of the late William Elias and Rose (Julian) Peffer. More...

Donald R. Long Harrisonville, 71

Donald R. Long, 71, Harrisonville, Pa., died Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Culpeper Regional Hospital in Culpepper, Va. He was born December 22, 1941, in Dublin Mills, Pa., the son of the late Raymond and Irene (Bishop) Long. More...

Helen P. Bonebrake Chambersburg, 86

Helen Phyllis Bonebrake, 86, Chambersburg, and formerly of Hagerstown, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Shook Home in Chambersburg. Born Sunday, October 10, 1926, in Beddington, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William P. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 22, 1993 ’93 More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week's Memory Jogger, submitted by Doretta Mellott of Hustontown, pictures the boys of the Forbes Road Class of 1960, which was the first graduating class of the new high school. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Virginia Man Charged With DUI A Manassas, Va., man is accused of driving under the influence of a controlled substance following a traffic stop at 135 Knobsville Road. More...

Entertainment

A Delicious Treat For “Willy Wonka!”

Audiences received a golden ticket on April 4, 5, and 6, as McConnellsburg High School astounded the community in the scrumdiddlyumptious production of “Willy Wonka”. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Hymn Sing Amaranth Church of the Brethren, 2709 Mc- Kee’s Gap Road, Warfordsburg, will hold a hymn sing with special music by the New Connections Saturday, May 11, at 6 p.m. More...

Church News

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attend Special Assembly Day

“Safeguard Your Conscience” was the theme of the Saturday Special Assembly Day attended by local Jehovah’s Witnesses. More...

New Organ Celebration Weekend Planned

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 228 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, invites the public to a celebration of their new Allen organ. More...

AREA CHURCH SERVICES

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