August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Wanted: Volunteers For “Happy Place”

Medical Center seeking help to operate gift shop

NEWS EDITOR Perched upon her stool behind the gift shop counter, Helen Overly watches hospital staff, patients and friends and families of patients walk the hallways of the Fulton County Medical Center. More...

Local & State

County Fair Teaches Responsibility

93rd annual fair to get under way August 11

NEWS EDITOR Six years ago, McConnellsburg area resident Brock Hohman entered his very first animal in the Fulton County Fair. More...

Workers Set Skeleton For Marmon/Keystone

The framework is set for the new 43,000-square-foot Marmon/Keystone building in the Fulton County Business Park. More...

Ritchey Joins F&M Trust Co.

Joyce E. Ritchey has joined F&M Trust as vice president and market manager for the Fulton and Huntingdon County market. More...

Letters

Supports A National Sales Tax

To The Editor: Everyone agrees that taxing Internet sales is needed to prevent the eventual demise of every store in America, and there’s only one practical way to accomplish it – a national sales tax. More...

Cards Of Thanks

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Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Truck Hits Tree In Hit-And-Run A Hancock, Md., man accused of hit-and-run Sunday suffered minor injuries during the accident along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70. More...

Sports

Knaub Takes Two At Path Valley Speedway

When the Steel Block Bandit feature was rained out on July 12 it was rescheduled for July 26. More...

Qualifies For USA Diving Nationals

Nick Cover, 13, son of Bill and Missy Cover of Chambersburg, qualified for USA diving nationals at the Univeristy of Minneapolis the first week of August. More...

Racing Roundup

Alan Krimes dominated Friday night’s 25-lap 410 Sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway as he scored his second win of the season. More...

County To Hold Closed Meadow Grounds Meeting

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners will be sitting down with various state officials this week behind closed doors to help determine the future of Meadow Grounds Lake. More...

Ayr Plans Bridge Repairs

Discuss PSP building project

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Getting Ready For County Fair

The 93rd annual Fulton County Fair will get under way on Sunday, August 11, at the McConnellsburg Fairgrounds. More...

Licking Creek Bridge Project Continues

The Lincoln Highway bridge project in Harrisonville continues this week under the direction of contractors George S. Hann and Son. More...

Obituaries

Phyllis E. Eader Big Cove Tannery, 75

Phyllis E. Eader, 75, Big Cove Tannery, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Hagerstown, Md., June 26, 1938, the daughter of the late Albert Russell and Goldie Levenia (Clark) Ragland. She was the widow of John H. More...

Joan L. Miller Harrisonville, 70

Joan L. Miller, 70, Harrisonville, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, peacefully at home surrounded by those who loved her most. Born January 14, 1943, in Harrisonville, she was the daughter of the late William Burden and Bertha Viola (Mellott) DeShong. More...

Nathan D. Butts Titusville, Fla., 23

Nathan Daniel Butts, 23, Titusville, Fla., died Friday, July 5, 2013, while in the hospital, with his dad by his side. Born April 2, 1990, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Daniel C. Butts, Titusville, Fla., and Dawn Lucas Barnes, Lewistown. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We couldn’t have asked for a nicer weekend. It was good to get out and enjoy it. It won’t be long until the Fulton County Fair and then it’s back to school for children and teachers. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jenny Sipes, 80 on July 27; John Helman, August 2; John Bishop, August 3; Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn Culler, August 5; Wes Souders, August 4; Justin More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

BIBLE SCHOOL Bible School A one-day Vacation Bible School will be held at Rock Hill Mennonite Church Saturday, August 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for ages kindergarten through eighth grade. More information may be obtained by calling 485-9074. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Rod Jr. and Lisa Duvall of Breezewood are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Alex Lyle, July 2, 2013, at Nason Hospital. Kyle and Lauren Duvall are his siblings. More...