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Songwriter Inspired By Rural Setting

Cinda Perry’s newest song released through HillTop Records

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Local & State

Groundbreaking Held For Marmon/Keystone

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Marmon/Keystone building was held on Tuesday in the Fulton County Business Park. More...

Relay For Life Raises $29,000 And Counting

132 walk in 18-hour event

STAFF WRITER Supporters of the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) war on cancer turned out Friday evening for the annual Fulton County Relay For Life. More...

Shuster Challenger Declares Candidacy

On Armed Forces Day, local businessman and military veteran Art Halvorson of Manns Choice announced his candidacy for Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives at Jean Bonnet Tavern. More...

Letters

Urges Support Of Memorial Day Programs

To The Editor, Memorial Day will be celebrated this year on Monday, May 27. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Retail Theft Investigated Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg barracks investigated a retail theft at the Family Dollar Store in the Penn’s Village Shopping Center on Thursday, May 16. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Track Locals Participate In District Championships McConnellsburg and Southern Fulton will be represented at the PIAA championships after having garnered top honors last Wednesday at the District 5 track and field championships held in Loysburg More...

Two First-time Winners At Path Valley

Two drivers out of the six winners Friday night at Path Valley were experiencing firsts. For one it was his first win in a Late Model and for the other it was his first-career feature win. More...

Racing Roundup

The World of Outlaws invaded Central PA over the weekend as the Posse and Outlaws split the two events completed. More...

Family

Gracey – Spence United

Neely Spence and Dillon Gracey were united in marriage December 31, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Carlisle Ribbon Mill in Carlisle. Neely is the daughter of Steven Spence and Kiristen Harteis of Shippensburg. Dillon is the son of Jill and Terry Hampson of St. More...

Voters Give Nod In Municipal Primary Election

17.3 percent voter turnout on May 21

NEWS EDITOR With little fan fare and very low voter turnout, the May 21 municipal primary election ended with several local races being decided on by registered Republicans and Democrats. More...

County Honors Fallen Monday

Memorial Day services at Union Cemeter y, cour thouse, elsewhere

STAFF WRITER U.S. Army Col. Brian J. McHugh will give the memorial address at a 10 a.m. Memorial Day observance this Monday at Union Cemetery in Ayr Township. More...

Obituaries

Clara M. Keefer McConnellsburg, 85

Clara M. Keefer, 85, Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at her home. She was born October 29, 1927, in Hancock, Md., the daughter of the late Howard and Sarah (Paylor) Peck. She was married to the late Thomas “Lee” Keefer. More...

Annie L. Avery McConnellsburg, 85

Annie Leatha Avery, 85, McConnellsburg, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at York Hospital. One of 14 children, she was born in Marion County, S.C., on May 30, 1927, to William R. and Annie L. Edwards. More...

Chlorous L. Little Great Cacapon, WVa., 98

Chlorous Linda Little, 98, Great Cacapon, W.Va., formerly of Hancock, Md., died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Great Cacapon. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey Birthday wishes to: Mack Shives, 75 on April 25; John Rasp, May 22; Heidi Minnier, May 22; Sylvia More...

Hustontown

It was a pretty nice weekend until the clouds started to appear. Hope everyone took the time to go out and vote. That is a very important privilege we have. It was good to hear from Jo (Rouzer) Shoemaker of Chambersburg. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

MEMORIAL SERVICES Memorial Day Services The 69th Annual Memorial Day service will be held at Wells Valley United Methodist Church at 11 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2013. Paul Crawford Jr. will be the quest speaker. More...

Features

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week: Daniel Charles Carbaugh, 23, Huntingdon County, and Carlyn Stepheny Crowl, 21, Huntingdon County. More...

Church News

Special Methodist Program Schedule

McConnellsburg United Methodist Church will present “Smoke On The Mountain” Friday, June 7, at 7 p.m. at Cito United Methodist Church and Saturday, June 8, at 7 p.m. More...

Memorial Musical

“ The Home Of The Brave,” a musical celebrating America’s courage and commitment, will be held Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m., at McConnellsburg United Methodist Church and Sunday, May 26, at 9:30 a.m., during worship at Cito United Me More...

Fellowship Quartet To Appear At Mt. Zion

The Fellowship Quartet will perform at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 10987 Little Cove Rd, Mercersburg, Sunday June 2, 2013. They will provide special music, sponsored by the Mt. More...