December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Smalley Pleads Guilty To Robbery

Harrisonville man to be sentenced January 21

NEWS EDITOR A Harrisonville man pleaded guilty to robbing McLaughlin’s Drug Store of prescriptions during arraignment proceedings this week in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Local & State

Morton, Bard Continue To Head Southern Fulton School Board

NEWS EDITOR The Southern Fulton School Board convened last Tuesday evening for reorganization purposes that included selecting board members to serve in the capacity of president and vice president. More...

Man Charged With Manure Spreader Hit-and-run

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Penn State police have charged a truck driver with leaving the scene after a manure spreader he was hauling ran over a pedestrian at the university’s Ag Progress Days in August. More...

Library’s Tree Of Giving A Hit

Officials hope donations will help offset 2014 shor tfall

NEWS EDITOR Draped with sparkling lights and multi-colored ornaments, the fifth annual “Tree of Giving” continues to be a popular means for local residents and patrons to donate a little or a even a lot to the Fulton County Library that i More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 9, 1993 ’93 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Christians Underground 65 FCCCS 30 More...

Yo, Adrian! Rocky Devotees Set To Make Tribute Run

AP SPORTS WRITER PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Yo, Adrian, Rocky devotees are gonna run now, a grueling tribute to their mythical champ. More...

Elks Hold Soccer Awards Banquet

On November 18, 2013, Chambersburg Elks Lodge #600 held a recognition banquet to honor the top three boys and girls who participated in the 2013 Elks Soccer Shoot championship. The following are the results: More...

County Hires New Business Manager

Recycling bin relocated at Forbes Road

NEWS EDITOR On the heels of two rounds of interviews, the Fulton County commissioners sat down with their top candidate behind closed doors last Wednesday morning to make an offer of employment for the position of county chief financial officer. More...

Festival Of Lights Fri. & Sat.

Santa, live nativity and more planned for event at fairgrounds

NEWS EDITOR Counting down the hours until the “Fulton County Festival of Lights” lights up the nighttime sky, Shain Mellott and his team of elves at the Grease, Steam and Rust Association and the Fulton County Fair Association are checkin More...

Borough Adopts Final Budget

Conducts other routine business

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Borough Council adopted a final budget and conducted routine business at its regular December meeting held last Wednesday evening. More...

Big Snow Misses Area Sunday, Tuesday

The first significant snow of the season fell Sunday, leaving four to five inches on the ground in town, seen here, and in some parts of the county. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy K. Douglas Hancock, 97

Dorothy Kathleen Douglas, 97, Hancock, died Thursday December 5, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family. More...

Donald “Don” E. Clark Breezewood, 82

Donald “Don” E. Clark, 82, Breezewood, died Sunday, December 8, 2013, at home surrounded by family. He was born on December 16, 1930, in Breezewood, a son of the late Charles E. and C. Helen (Salkeld) Clark. More...

Raymond H. Barr Chambersburg, 78

Raymond H. Barr, 78, of Chambersburg, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pa. He was born March 3, 1935, in Warfordsburg. More...

Letters

Favors New Location Of Recycling Bins

To The Editor: I would like to commend the county commissioners for saving some green space in their resurfacing of the old IGA parking lot. I hope they do not return the recycling bins to the old location in the parking lot. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Winter has arrived and is treating us to a little of that beautiful white coating. Glad to hear some of those hunters were lucky to get that buck last week. If you didn’t, better luck this week. More...

Our Town

Birthay wishes to Selena Johnson, 40 on December 1; Erin Shafer, December 20; Dena McGarvey, December 20; Barbara Sowers, December 18; Judy Seville, December 22; Connie Cunningham, December 18; Edith Rhodes, December 19; Betty Bivens, December 5; Jea More...

Entertainment

The 3-Rs Of Healthy Woodlands

University Park, Pa. – We are fortunate to live in a state that boasts so many trees and acres of woodlands. The benefits we derive from our woodlands are innumerable and greatly enhance our quality of life. 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 18. Additional information may be obtained by calling 485-9074. CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS More...