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FCMC Caregivers Reach New Contract

Nurses and other healthcare providers at Fulton County Medical Center have unanimously ratified a new union contract. More...

Local & State

Suppliers Say Fuel Tax Hike To Hit Pump

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s new transportation law will raise fuel taxes Jan. More...

Food Basket Scores Big With Blitz!

McConnellsburg Ministerium hosted a “Food Basket Blitz” in lieu of its annual Thanksgiving Unity Dinner. More...

Commissioners Attend To Routine County Business, Budget

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners attended to routine matters over the last two weeks, meeting with department heads regarding the proposed county budget and authorizing several commission appointments. More...

Letters

Help Needed With Wells Tannery Luminaries

To The Editor: Once again, the luminary gang at Wells Tannery needs your help to prepare the luminaries on Sunday, December 15, at 1 p.m., at Wells Tannery Community Park. More...

A Lesson In Keeping Those Less Fortunate In Mind

To The Editor: More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Burnt Cabins Couple Uninjured A Burnt Cabins couple escaped injury on November 24 in a single-vehicle accident at the intersection of Great Cove and Sinoquipe roads. More...

Sports

Rural Pa. Tradition: “Watching The Bear Come In”

By Nick Malawskey PENNLIVE.COM ANTES FORT, Pa. (AP) – A few miles outside of Jersey Shore, Stan and Rob Shrader are parked next to the Antes Fort firehall in their green pickup, waiting on the game commission. More...

Girls AYSO U-12 Soccer Team Undefeated In 2013

Pictured above is the McConnellsburg girls AYSO U-12 team that went undefeated this fall. More...

County Budget Now On Display

Includes one-quarter mill increase

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners publicly released their budget summary as well as a detailed listing of tentative expenditures and revenues for the 2014 calendar year last Wednesday morning. More...

Statewide Bear Season Wraps Up

17 harvested here in first three days

NEWS EDITOR Bear season ended last Wednesday statewide as well as in Fulton County where after three days a total of 17, were harvested. More...

Ayr Adopts Proposed 2014 Budget

STAFF WRITER The Ayr Township supervisors adopted a proposed 2014 budget at their regular November meeting. More...

Obituaries

David H. Bratton Leitchfield, Ky., 82

David Henry Bratton, 82, Leitchfield, Ky., died Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Springview Health and Rehab Center, Leitchfield. He was born June 25, 1931, in Fulton County, Pa., the son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Cline Bratton. More...

Ronald E. Seville McConnellsburg, 75

Ronald E. “Stucky” Seville, 75, formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday, December 2, 2013, at Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md. He was born June 25, 1938, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late John and Lottie Seville. More...

Phyllis M. Doyle St. Thomas, 92

Phyllis M. Doyle, 92, St. Thomas, died Sunday, December 1, 2013, at her home. She is survived by her son, Leroy Doyle Jr. of St. Thomas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Doyle Sr. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 2, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is fast approaching. Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving holiday. Kate Berkstresser spent the holiday with Harvey and Pat Berkstresser. Sorry to hear Don and Ann Divens are not feeling so well. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Joyce Wright, December 6; Don Diehl, December 7; John Washabaugh, December 7; Kimmy Harris, 14 on December 8; Kim Keaton, More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Pioneer Club There will be Pioneer Club at Rock Hill Mennonite Church for grades kindergarten thru eighth grade from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., December 11 and 18. Additional information may be obtained by calling 485-9074. More...