November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Display To Light Up Christmas

“Festival of Lights” planned for fairgrounds

NEWS EDITOR Reminiscing about the times he spent taking in the festive displays and elaborate decorations at Hershey Park as well as Lakemont Park in Altoona, local resident Shain Mellott began to ponder why a similar project couldn’t be undert More...

Swope Not Guilty Of Sexual Assault

NEWS EDITOR A Warfordsburg woman has been acquitted of criminal allegations she sexually assaulted a 14- year-old boy on multiple occasions several years ago at a Buck Valley area home. More...

Local & State

Gov. Corbett Calls For Action on Transportation Bill

(AP) Gov. Tom Corbett urged the state House of Representatives to adopt a compromise transportation plan that will keep Pennsylvanians safe, keep Pennsylvania businesses competitive, create jobs and keep drivers and transit riders moving. More...

Gettysburg Address Is A Sacred, But Elusive Text

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Central Fulton Outlines Teacher Evaluation Tool

Process described as time-consuming

NEWS EDITOR Central Fulton School Board heard from teachers as well as administrators about the ins and outs of the new state-mandated process currently being used to evaluate teachers in the classroom. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 18, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We are still having beautiful weather, only it begins to feel like fall breezes are here. June Bennett of Carlisle spent Monday with her mother, Kate Berkstresser. The teen youths will hold a bake sale November 23 at 9 a.m. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Dolly Miller, Delores Sheffield, November 5; John Duffey, November 3; Jacyie Moody, 8 on November 22; Randi Mellott, 37 on November 23; Betty Mellott, November 24; Cara Bishop, November 26; Clair Traxler and Linda Covert, November More...

Entertainment

Raffle Winners

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League winners from the fall raffle are as follows: Savage Model 111, 7mm- 8 and Nikon scope: Chris Smitt, McConnellsburg. Henry .22LR Golden Boy lever action: Larry D. Laing, Hedgesville, W.Va. Rem. More...

MES Character Counts Students Named

McConnellsburg Elementary has continued its character education program this year. In the month of October compassion and how to care for others, doing kind and thoughtful deeds and putting other people’s needs before their own were worked on. More...

Compete At State Horse Show

Members from Fulton County Horse & Pony Club competed at the 2013 State Horse Show held at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg October 25-27, 2013. Lindsey Palmer, showing “Truman,” competed in the open trail ponies class. More...

GOP Backs Topper For 78th District

Conferee meeting held Monday

NEWS EDITOR Jesse Topper, a Bedford County state committeeperson, has been selected to represent Republican voters of the 78th Legislative District during the January special election to fill the position previously held by the late, longtime state r More...

Young Man Killed In Car Accident - Free Access

Vehicle crashes into tree

NEWS EDITOR A Fulton County man suffered fatal injuries Sunday evening in a single-vehicle accident along Timber Ridge Road. Twenty-two-year-old Nathan D. More...

Red Kettle Campaign To Begin Here

Bell ringers needed for Salvation Army kettle

NEWS EDITOR Having received such a favorable response last year and raising just over $2,000, organizers of the local Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign are counting down the days until they can ring in the holiday season. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

GRISSINGER In loving memory of Grace Grissinger, July 1, 1932 – November 20, 2012: We think of you every day, but know you are in a better place, free from heartache and pain. Your loving family HARR More...

Nathan D. Dean Big Cove Tannery, 22 - Free Access

Nathan Dominique Dean, 22, Big Cove Tannery, died Sunday, November 17, 2013. He was born June 13, 1991, in Cincinatti, Ohio, the son of Charles and Alleene (Jeffreys) Dean. He was a 2010 graduate of the Fulton County Community Christian School. More...

Kevin L. Kidd Huntingdon, 53

Major Kevin Lee Kidd, U.S. Army (Retired), 53, Huntingdon, died unexpectedly at 2:33 a.m., Monday, November 11, 2013, at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. More...

Sports

Former SF Cross-Country Runner Qualifies For Nationals

California University of Pennsylvania junior Alex Zanella of Everett recently qualified for the NCAA National Championships as a member of the university’s women’s cross- country team, which recorded its best-ever finish at the NCAA Atlan More...

MHS Honor Roll

All A’s Grade nine: Daniel Booth, Claire Brubaker, William Crowder, Rylan Cutshall, Bronwyne Mellott, Chase Novak, Amber Strait. Grade ten: Jacob Boehme, Ian Cheatle, Alexis Mellott, Sky Vance, Bailey Walters. More...

Racing Roundup

The final Sprint car event of the season took place Saturday at Susquehanna Speedway Park where Derek Sell jumped in the car Fred Rahmer ran all season and captured his first-ever 410 Sprint car win. More...

Family

Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Doris and Woodrow Keefer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary October 28, 2013. A small party was held in their honor. More...