May 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Hess Withdraws Pleas In Drug Delivery Cases

Defense asks for jury trial

NEWS EDITOR A motion was granted Tuesday by the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas to allow a Mc- Connellsburg man to withdraw two guilty pleas connected with delivery of a controlled substance. More...

Local & State

State’s Second Disease Management Area Created In Response To CWD

DMAs now in parts of six counties

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has established the state’s second Disease Management Area in parts of four counties in response to three hunter-killed deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease. More...

SF Takes First At Environthon

While the day was cool and dreary, teams from several local schools braved the elements to compete in the 2013 Franklin/Fulton County Envirothon competition held April 30 at Cowans Gap State Park. More...

Republicans Gather For Spring Dinner

Judicial candidates address crowd

NEWS EDITOR Local Republicans again had the opportunity to hear from three candidates vying for a position with the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Letters

Op- Ed

There’s No Place Like Meadow Grounds Lake

Now that the quiet, secluded and beautiful Meadow Grounds Lake is drained, and soon the surrounding gamelands likely will be closed to the public, it is important to remember what we had if we are to work to get it back. There is no place like it. More...

Prom Court Memory Jogger Garners Comment

To The Editor: What a great Memory Jogger picture! And, I, as a graduate from McConnellsburg High School (now Central Fulton), am proud of my heritage, and the fact that I graduated from there. More...

Thanks Semper Fi Memorial 5K Supporters

To The Editor, April 20 was a day we will not soon forget due to the unfailing support of the community and all those who value the freedoms we enjoy in this country. More...

Entertainment

Scouts Enjoy Civil War Re-enactor

Girl Scout Troops 1597 and 861 were treated to Civil War re-enactor Cindy King. Cindy dressed in authentic era clothing and described life in the mid-1800s. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Matthew and Rachael Redenius of New Market are proud to announce the birth of their son, Zachary Jonathan Redenius, born at 1:43 p.m., Monday, March 11, 2013, at Fairvew Southdale Hospital – Ed More...

Marriage License

Jeffrey Eugene Gibson Jr., 26, McConnellsburg, and Amanda Lee Thompson, 26, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Borough Council Reviews UMC Building Project

Engineer comments on Methodist building discussed

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Borough Council reviewed a letter from its engineer, Keller Engineers, that included more than 20 comments on the proposed United Methodist Church building plan. More...

Local High Schools Lauded By U.S. News & World Report

Southern Fulton Jr./Sr. High School, McConnellsburg High School awarded bronze medals

NEWS EDITOR Two county high schools received high praise and commendations from the U.S. News & World Report late last month as part of its annual listing of the best high schools in the nation. More...

Hixon Gets Five Years State Time

Sentenced in assault, neglect of 27-month-old girl

NEWS EDITOR A Union Township man was ordered to a minimum five-year sentence in a state correctional institution this week for the aggravated assault of his former girlfriend’s 27-month-old daughter. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy A. Minnier

Swatara Township

Dorothy A. “Dottie” Minnier, formerl y of Swatara Township, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Falling Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Chambersburg. More...

Janet L. Kegarise, 73

Hancock

Janet Louise Kegarise, 73, Hancock, died Saturday May 4, 2013, at her home. Born June 16, 1939, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Roy Franklin and Goldie A. Ray Younker and widow of Samuel Carlton Kegarise, who died June 23, 2001. More...

Vaughn D. Meyer, 61

McKeesport

Vaughn Delaine Meyer, 61, McKeesport, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013. He was born April 24, 1951, in Portsmouth, Va., the son of the late Emil and Harriett Arlene Tillit Meyer. He was a member of St. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 6, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gary Ludwig, May 4; Ida Flory, May 9; Carrie Glee, 11 on May 13; Leah Horton, May 12; Sheri Perry and Andrea Minnier, May 12; Larry Cordell, May 14; LaDawn Hoffman and Morgan Smith, May 14; Judy Strait, May 13; Paula Cook and Jessi More...

Hustontown

We can’t complain about the beautiful weather we had this weekend and the beauty of all these trees out in bloom. As we look around we have to enjoy God’s masterpiece. We just neglect to give him the credit. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Everett 14 Southern Fulton 0 More...

Racing Roundup

Mike Wagner returned to Port Royal Speedway victory lane Saturday night for the first time since the 2010 season. 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

Southern Salvation To Appear At Campgrounds

Steve Hess and Southern Salvation from Nashville, Tenn., will be in concert Sunday, May 19, 2013, in the dining hall at Pleasant Ridge Campgrounds, Harrisonville. A potluck dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 6:30 p.m. More...