November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

McLaughlin’s Robbed Of Prescriptions

Harrisonville man jailed Tuesday in pharmacy robbery

NEWS EDITOR Forty minutes after allegedly holding up a McConnellsburg pharmacy Tuesday morning, a Harrisonville man was taken into custody by Pennsylvania State Police troopers on charges of robbery. More...

Local & State

Fight Like A Girl Wraps Up Annual Cancer Fundraiser

Raises more than $9,200 for three residents

NEWS EDITOR “Wow,” exclaimed a stunned Mary Barnhart and Kathy Hendershot. More...

Local Ladies Enjoy Night Out At FCMC

Ladies Night Out October 24 2013, proved to be a success with more than 145 ladies receiving free screenings offered at Fulton County Medical Center’s Second Annual Ladies Night Out. More...

Habitat Incentive Offered Here

Open to Fulton County’s private landowners

To quote Aldo Leopold, “conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” This principle was recognized in the late 1940s and is best represented by the private landowner today, as no one else is as well positioned on the landscape to carry o More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

As we look around we can enjoy those beautiful fall colors that are God’s beauty, which only He can create. Happy birthday to Pat Berkstresser and Eli Berkstresser on November 11. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Whimpy Harmon, October 19; Paul Sipes, 83 on November 12; Randy Peck, November 16; Jade Shoemaker, November 10; Kathleen O’Connor, November 9; Thelma Drenning, November 10; Clair Lininger, November 10; Missy Barnett and Jan H More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Christmas Celebration A community Christmas celebration will be held Friday, December 6, at 6 p.m., in Akersville Church. Snowdate is Friday, December 13. Akersville Church is located in Brush Creek Township on PA 915. More...

Family

Benefit Dinner Raises More Than $6,000 For Cancer Patient

Tristan Douglas, a local cancer patient, was the recipient of a check totaling $6,186 from the benefit dinner held by Needmore Chapter of Modern Woodmen of America Youth Service Clubs. More...

FR Students Sponsor Spirit Week

To end the month of October with a bang the Forbes Road Student Council sponsored both a spirit week and afternoon fun day at the high school. More...

Birth Announced

Josh Wertz and Jodie Kerns are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elijah David Wertz, Friday, July 26, 2013, at 3:56 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces and 21 inches long, at Meritus Hospital in Hagerstown, Md. More...

Township Races Decided On In Municipal Election

Write-in candidates prevail in several races

NEWS EDITOR Write-in candidates and their supporters flocked to polling places across Fulton County Tuesday to show their support in a range of local races from township supervisor and tax collector to school board director. More...

Veterans Day Service Monday

Nov. 11 program to be held at courthouse

NEWS EDITOR Fulton County resident William G. Hine will take the podium Monday as keynote speaker for the annual Veterans Day ceremony held outside the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Forbes Hires New Principal

Maria Scott to begin work mid-November

STAFF WRITER The Forbes Road School District’s Board of Directors held a special meeting on Tuesday, October 29, and, following an hour-long executive session, hired Maria Scott to fill its K-12 principal position. More...

Obituaries

Grover M. Souders McConnellsburg, 79

Grover M. Souders, 79, McConnellsburg, died Friday, November 1, 2012, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born November 12, 1933, in McConnellsburg, Pa., the son of the late Claude and Goldie (Cooper) Souders. More...

Trent E. Hess Mill Creek, 24

Trent Edward Hess, 24, Mill Creek, died at 6:40 p.m., Saturday, October 26, 2013, at his residence. Born March 6, 1989, in Huntingdon, he was the son of Gary and Susan Anne (Hess) Watkins. More...

Paul D. Shives Hancock, 69

Paul D. Shives, 69, Hancock, died Friday, November 1, 2013, at Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 4, 1993 ’93 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Driver Arrested For DUI Twenty-six-year-old Crystal Spring resident Megan Donahue was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police on October 23 in connection with a driving-under-the-influence related accident. More...

Sports

Game Commission Aims To Rescue Dwindling Bats

VALLEY NEWS DISPATCH CABOT, Pa. More...

High School Sports

Volleyball McConnellsburg 3 Tussey Mountain 0 More...

Racing Roundup

Silly season in racing normally refers to changes among drivers and race teams, but we have a slight twist to the meaning this season. More...