January 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents, Businesses To Participate In Farm Show

98th annual event gets under way Saturday

From rodeos and dairy showmanship to visiting wineries and cooking demonstrations, the much-anticipated annual Pennsylvania Farm Show continues to please the masses that turn out for a firsthand glimpse of the 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibi More...

Local & State

Pa. Libraries Find Success In Used Book Business

PITTSBURGH (AP) – For more than three decades, the Mt. More...

PennDOT Issues Reminder To Keep Snow off Of Roadways

With the winter season in full swing, PennDOT is reminding residents of guide- lines for shoveling or plowing snow around state-owned roadways to help ensure safe travel through the season. More...

VFW Donates To Athletic Departments

FOVA Post 655 recently made a donation to three area school districts’ athletic departments. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 30, 1993 ’93 More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger was found in the News office files and pictures the front of a postcard featuring Decker’s Midway Restaurant and Supply Store located along Route 30, the Lincoln More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Local Man Involved In Fatal Crash A McConnellsburg man was reportedly involved in a fatal three-vehicle accident in neighboring Franklin County Saturday, December 28, police reports from Waynesboro indicate. More...

Burnt Bard Investors Seek Compensation

Arbitration claim to be filed against brokerage firms

Lawyers representing investors who were bilked out of money by Warfordsburg investment advisor Robert G. Bard, 47, will seek as much as $6 million in compensation for investment losses stemming from Bard’s violation of securities laws. More...

2013 FULTON COUNTY CELEBRITIES

Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. Firefighter of the Year Justin Gregory McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. Firefighter of the Year Ed Stonecipher Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. More...

One Thumb Down

One Thumb Up

As the year ends and 2014 looms ahead, the “News” offers a “one thumb down” and “one thumb up” on the 2013 year. More...

Obituaries

Richard L. Mellott

Hopewell, 89

Richard L. Mellott, 89, Hopewell, Pa., formerly of Breezewood, Pa., died Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at Homewood Retirement Center, Martinsburg. He was born June 27, 1924, in Breezewood, a son of the late John H. and Lida M. (Barton) Mellott. More...

Helen V. Hege

Mercersburg, 64

Helen V. Hege, 64, formerly of Mercersburg, died at 12:55 a.m., Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at Quincy United Methodist Home. Born November 16, 1949, at Lemasters, she was a daughter of the late Norman D. and J. Elizabeth Harmon Johns. More...

Dorothy M. Hoover

Hollidaysburg, 84

Dorothy Mae Hoover, 84, Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, formerly of Waterfall, died Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Born in Altoona on September 20, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Shannon H. and Blanche E. More...

Letters

Who’s Really Messing With Voter’s Rights

To The Editor: Mrs. Dasher wrote a letter to the editor prior to the November election. I found the beginning of her letter informative, but then she got into the basic Democratic talking points on voter ID More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lori Bottenfield, January 8; Heidi Newman, January 6; Karen Shives, January 8; Deb Seville, January 9; Adam Doyle, January 10; Joe Pollock, January 10; Margaret “Libby” Barton, January 3; Kurt Kendall, January 5; and Ch More...

Hustontown

I hope everyone had a nice Christmas with family and friends, and I wish everyone a happy and good new year in 2014. Sympathy to the family and friends of Audrey Cutchall who passed away over the weekend. More...

Sports

FR Girls Win Tournament

The Forbes Road Lady Cardinals reigned at last Friday’s annual Teddy Thanos Tournament hosted by the Lions Club, downing both the Fulton County Community Christian School and Fannett Metal for the tourney title. More...

Gordon Scores 1000 Career Points

Fulton County Community Christian School Lady Charger Jenae Gordon sunk a 3-point basket to score her 1,000th high school career point Friday, December 27. More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Southern Fulton 72 Clear Spring 58 More...