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Skidmore Sentenced In Pharmacy Robbery

Remanded to state correctional institution

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man was remanded to the custody of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday to begin what will be a significant period of incarceration in a state correctional institution for robbing a borough pharmacy of multipl More...

Local & State

Welfare Chief Rethinks Food-stamp Asset Test

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pennsylvania’s top welfare official says she is rethinking the state’s widely criticized asset test for food-stamps, but it remained unclear Wednesday what that means for the 1.8 million people served by the prog More...

End Of An Era: AAA’s Alan Smith To Retire

Anne Harvey to serve as interim executive director

NEWS EDITOR Perhaps one senior citizen summed it up best Friday when she informed Area Agency on Aging Executive Director Alan Smith that his proposed retirement on November 30 would mark the “end of an era.” More...

Drug Delivery Jury Trial Cancelled

Hess enters plea, to be sentenced Nov. 19

NEWS EDITOR With a jury waiting in the wings Wednesday morning, a Mc- Connellsburg man charged with delivery of a controlled substance and criminal conspiracy was allowed yet another opportunity to enter a plea. More...

Letters

No Photo ID Required To Vote

To The Editor: Fulton County registered voters should realize that you can vote this coming election day, November 5, without having to show any kind of photo ID. More...

Police Reports

Some Pa. Districts Banning Halloween In Backlash

PENNLIVE.COM HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Hell has no fury like the wrath of community whose school Halloween celebration has been canceled. More...

Sports

SF Secures District 5 Title

Southern Fulton Lady Indians cross- country squad had an impressive showing with all seven teammates finishing among the top 18 runners last Wednesday. More...

Lawsuit: Pa. Zoo Warned About Area Where Boy Died

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pittsburgh Zoo safety committee had concerns about a wild African dogs exhibit but the zoo didn’t make any changes before a 2-year-old boy fell into the pen last year and was mauled to death by the animals, his parents More...

Southern Fulton Finishes Second

Southern Fulton fell short of securing a District 5-A championship title last Wednesday finishing nine points behind first place finishers from Meyersdale, but 15 points ahead of the third-place Chestnut Ridge team. More...

Municipal Election This Tuesday

Voters to head to polls November 5

NEWS EDITOR Fulton County registered voters are slated to head to the polls this Tuesday to help decide several important races ranging from judge of the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas and school board directors to township supervisors. More...

Republicans Honor Rep. Hess

State GOP releases information on special election

NEWS EDITOR County Republicans gathered for the fall dinner Friday night but more importantly took ample time to pay homage to the late Dick L. More...

Obituaries

Alfonso Lazo Hagerstown, 87

Alfonso Lazo, M.D., 87, Hagerstown, Md, died Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at his home. Born October 17, 1926, in Seville, Spain, he was the son of the late Sebastian SanLucar de Barrameda Lazo and Mercedes de Zbikowski. More...

Mary A. Smith Berkeley Springs, 70

Mary Ann Smith, 70, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., formerly of Hancock, died on Monday, October 21, 2013, in Hedgesville, W.Va. More...

Sylvester D. Trice McConnellsburg, 63

Sylvester E. “Dutchie” Trice, 63, McConnellsburg, died Monday, October 28, 2013, at his home with his family by his side. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 28, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We are still having nice weather only cooler, but the fall foliage is just beautiful as usual. Hope everyone remembers next Tuesday is election day. If you are not registered it is important to do so. Your vote helps elect your choice of candidates. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mark Weller, 55 on October 25; Lester Hawkins, November 4; Barney Wilt, November 8; Jean Pepple and Ruth Bishop, November 5; Michelle Johnson, November 5; Linda Garber, October 29; Florence Fix, Gary Benedick and Mary Johnston, Nov More...

BINGO

Redneck Bingo Redneck basket bingo will be held Saturday, November 9, at McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends building. Doors open at 5:30 p.m .and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Men’s Conference Risk Takers for Christ will present DARE 2B Daring men’s conference at Knobsville Church of the Brethren, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. More...

Family

Celebrates First

Myah Hoffman celebrated her first birthday October 8, 2013. She is the daughter of Dustin and Destiny Hoffman. She enjoyed her day with family and friends. More...

Church News

Sparse Pa. Ballot Still Whets Donors’ Interest

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s 2013 ballot is the sparsest in more than a decade, with only one statewide race – for an open seat on the state Superior Court – to draw voters to the polls. More...

MHS Class Of 1963 Holds Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1963 held its 50th reunion August 17, 2013, at the home of Ronnie and Connie Richards. More...

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