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Local & State

FCMC Emergency Dept. To Expand

Although they weren’t the words Jenny Wade was expecting to hear when she rushed her daughter Chelsea into the Fulton County Medical Center’s emergency department on a cold, snowy February night, the Fort Littleton mother was comforted no More...

Commissioners Bids Opened On Sale Of AAA Vehicles

Future of jury commissioner positions discussed

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners along with Area Agency on Aging Executive Director Alan Smith opened bids Tuesday morning for the sale of 16 used vehicles operated by the Aging Agency. More...

Employment Still See-Saws

County ranked 52 out of 67 in May

STAFF WRITER Preliminary unemployment data for May released this week shows Fulton County’s employment continues to see-saw at less than a percentage point most months. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 1, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Summer season has arrived starting those warm temperatures, but we had a great weekend weatherwise. Some got showers on Saturday, but we didn’t. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Vickie Vance and Debbie Glass, July 5; Jeff Pepple, Dot Kelly and Evelyn Gobin, July 6; Betty Everts and Rose Bivens, July 7; Hanna McGarvey, 15 on July 9; Robert Strait, July 8; Selena Strait, 21 on July 11; Sharon Deshong, July 5 More...

Entertainment

Pearl S. Buck House Completes $2.6 Million Rehab

THE INTELLIGENCER PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) – When Janet Mintzer became president of Pearl S. Buck International 12 years ago, Buck’s historic home was in poor shape. More...

Family

Harrs Celebrate 50th Anniversary

John and Betty Harr of McConnellsburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 22, 2013, with family and friends at McConnellsburg Firehall. John is the son of the late William “Buzz” and Margaret Harr. More...

Celebrates 100th

Miss Mildred Hege of Mercersburg, born May 4, 1913, celebrated her 100th birthday on May 5 with family and friends. Shown above is Miss Hege with nephew Rev. More...

Fords Celebrate 65th

Glenn and Pat Ford will observe their 65th wedding anniversary on July 9. They were married by Rev. Scott Wagner at Hagerstown, Md. Glenn is retired from the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Pat is mostly a homemaker. More...

Ayr Nixes KOZ In Business Park – Again

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SF Handles Personnel Appointments

Adopts budget for 2013-14

NEWS EDITOR The Southern Fulton School District Board of Directors convened last Tuesday evening to handle an agenda heavily laden with personnel matters and financial issues, which included final adoption of the 2013-14 budget and establishment of r More...

Veterinary Practice Reopens

Under ownership of Dr. Jennifer Shindle

NEWS EDITOR Life has been full of new beginnings for Dr. Jennifer Shindle, DVM. Having married in October and relocated to the McConnellsburg area, Dr. More...

Obituaries

Mark H. Hollinshead Orrtanna, Pa., 47

Mark H. Hollinshead, 47, of Orrtanna, Pa., died Thursday afternoon, June 27, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital. Born February 15, 1966, in Ashtabula, Ohio, he was the son of Marlin H. More...

Nancy M. Snyder Greensburg, Pa., 74

Nancy Mae ( Hockensmith) Snyder, 74, Greensburg, Pa., died Sunday, June 23, 2013. She was born August 30, 1938, in Harrisonville, a daughter of the late Charles and Pauline Hockensmith. She graduated from Greenhill High School in 1956. More...

Douglas L. Whitsel Jr. Blairs Mills, 27

Douglas Lee Whitsel Jr., 27, Blairs Mills, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, as a result of an automobile accident in Cromwell Township. Born July 19, 1985, in Huntingdon, he was the son of Douglas Lee Whitsel Sr. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Maryland Man Accused Of DUI A 24-year-old Hancock, Md., man has been accused of driving under the influence following a traffic stop on Sunday, June 20. More...

Sports

Keefer Wins At Path Valley

It took Steve “The Bear” Bailor awhile to get up to speed in 2013, but once he got the issues resolved he has been unbeatable, winning the last four races he has entered, three of them at Path Valley. More...

Racing Roundup

The 23rd annual Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek kicked off Friday at Williams Grove Speedway where Greg Hodnett used a lastlap pass on Danny Dietrich to pick up the feature win. More...

26th Annual Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest

Calling all bakers for the 2013 Blue Ribbon Apple Pie baking contest to be held on August 12, 2012, at the Fulton County Fair. More...