May 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Small-town Girl Looks To Make It Big As Singer

Former McCbg. resident Jodee Seiders cuts first album

Her passion for making music is the driving force behind former McConnellsburg resident Jodee Seiders’ pursuit of a full-time career as a singer-songwriter.  And in the next two weeks or so, Seiders will complete the first steps toward rea More...

Local & State

Companies, Homeowners Vie Over Royalty Checks

THE (SCRANTON) TIMES-TRIBUNE  MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) – Growing up in the 1970s, Charles Chidester would often find old rail spikes from the abandoned Northern Electric trolley line that bisected the family farm.  More...

Forbes Road FFA Raises Donations For International Agriculture

FORBES ROAD FFA  CHAPTER REPORTER  Forbes Road FFA Chapter recently had the opportunity to celebrate National FFA Week, February 16-23. More...

County UE Shows Little Change

County ranked 54 out of 67 in March

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Letters

Urges Defeat Of Senate Bill 2

To The Editor:  More...

Praises Open Carry Participants, Supporters

To The Editor,  Outstanding! Our Open Carry Walk exceeded our very best expectations. It appears there are far more good people here who are willing to stand up for what they believe in than many thought. More...

Takes Issue With Open Walk Speakers’ Comments

To The Editor:  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS Two Charged In Altercation

Local Man Cited For Disorderly Conduct   A Harrisonville man will be cited for disorderly conduct after he caused “public inconvenience” by making “loud, unreasonable noise” at 120 West Walnut Street, McConnellsburg. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball   Everett 10  McConnellsburg 8  More...

Shaw Wins At Hill Valley

Chase Shaw of Hustontown won his second Mini Stock feature race of the season. Shaw won the opening night feature on April 6 and again on Saturday night at Hill Valley Speedway in Orbisonia. More...

Racing Roundup

Doug Esh dominated the field to score the big $12,000 payday in Saturday night’s All-Star Circuit of Champions Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway.  Esh took the lead early and drove away for the big win in front of a packed house More...

Officials To Unveil New, Improved Youth Field Day

Event to be at Sinoquipe Scout Reservation June 15

NEWS EDITOR  Local youths are already jumping at the opportunity to be part of the new and improved annual Youth Field Day that will be accepting registrations through mid-June when officials unveil the revamped event to the public.  More...

County Tackles Agenda Items

Commissioners to look into grant funding for Buck Valley Park

NEWS EDITOR  The Fulton County commissioners whittled down some long-standing items on their weekly agenda Tuesday, including the possible establishment of a Keystone Opportunity Zone locally and improvements proposed for Buck Valley Park.  More...

Obituaries

Dennis C. Cubbage Sr. McConnellsburg, 57

Dennis Charles Cubbage Sr., 57, McConnellsburg, Pa., died Friday, April 26, 2013, at his home with his family by his side.  He was born May 23, 1955, in Chester, Pa., the son of the late Robert and Leola (Marcus) Cubbage. More...

Keith A. Grimmett Warfordsburg, 46

Keith Alexander Grimmett, 46, Warfordsburg, Pa., died on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.  Born November 29, 1966, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Betty Florence Alexander Grimmett of Berkeley Springs More...

Alice Joan Houck Robertsdale, 70

Alice Joan Houck, 70, Robertsdale, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Homewood at Martinsburg.  Born December 18, 1942, in Everett, she was a daughter of the late Marian A. (Martz) and George S. Hann Sr. She was united in marriage to Larry D. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of April 29, 1993  ’93   More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week's Memory Jogger, submitted by Mary Ott of McConnellsburg, pictures the first prom queen court at Mc- Connellsburg High School in 1963. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Nikole Gelvin, May 6; Trudy Gelvin,  May 5;  Rheon  Gelvin, May  8; Vicki Bogetti, May 7; Randy and Rodney Waters, May 8; Harlan Deshong, May 5; Jason Hamnon, 46 on May 5; Dinah Chamberlain, May 8; Elijah Poe, M More...

Hustontown

Another beautiful weekend with some showers. As we travel around take time to notice the beauty that spring brings. Spring also has folks busy getting those gardens, cornfields, etc., ready to plant. More...

Entertainment

MHS To Hold Band Concert

The 2013 McConnellsburg High School and Middle School bands announce their annual spring band concert at McConnellsburg High School auditorium Wednesday evening, May 8, at 7 p.m.  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...

Family

Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Norman and Pat Martz celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in January.  Pat is the former Pat Hoachlander. They lived in Fulton County for more than 50 years and now live in Cottonwood, Ariz., near Sedona.   More...

Engagement

Ashley Nichole Hall of Three Springs and Jason Lewis Hoffman of McConnellsburg are proud to announce their engagement.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Liana Hall of Three Springs. More...