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Local & State

FFA Awards Abound At Farm Show

Harrisburg – Pennsylvania FFA members were recognized for their dedication to agriculture during the youth organization’s annual convention on Monday, Jan. 6, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...

Lang Announces 78th District Candidacy

NEWS EDITOR A Bedford County, Pa., veteran has announced his intentions to seek the Republican Party nomination during the May primary election for the 78th District of the state House of Representatives. More...

Locals Place At Farm Show

Local Farm Show results as of Tuesday are as follows: Kimberly Nutwell, Needmore: seventh - mini pony pulling. More...

Letters

Responds To Last Week’s Voting Rights Letter

To The Editor, More...

Ronald McDonald House And PFB’s Food Check Out Day

To The Editor: Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s Food Check Out Day is an activity whereby we, as farmers and consumers, celebrate the productivity of our farms by the collection of much-needed items for the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Man Injured In Franklin County Accident Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg reported 20-year-old McConnellsburg resident Daniel E. DeShong suffered minor injuries during a two-vehicle accident along Buchanan Trail Saturday afternoon. More...

Buterbaugh To Again Lead Boro Council

Reorganizes for 2014

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Mayor Mike Chilcote presided over the reorganizational meeting of McConnellsburg Borough Council last Wednesday as officers were elected and other appointments made. More...

Commissioners Attend To Annual Business

NEWS EDITOR Fulton County commissioners Rodney McCray, Craig Cutchall and Irvin Dasher closed out 2013 with a final meeting last Tuesday and opened up the new year this week holding several executive sessions and penning agreements. More...

Residents Take The Icy Plunge

PVO holds second annual Frozen Frenzy at Cowans Gap

NEWS EDITOR Hundreds of spectators lined the beach of Cowans Gap State Park Sunday afternoon in spite of temperatures that were only anticipated to reach a high of 38 de- grees. More...

Obituaries

Susan L. Stains

Hustontown, 77

Susan L. Stains Hustontown, 77 Susan Leoda Stains, 77, Hustontown, Pa., died at 4:50 p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2014, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, Hollidaysburg, Pa. More...

John L. Keefer

Big Cove Tannery, 83

John L. Keefer, age 83, formerly of Big Cove Tannery, died Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born January 3, 1930, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., the son of the late Ulysses and Olive (Bishop) Keefer. More...

Mary E. Koontz

Warfordsburg, 70

Mary Evelyn Koontz, age 70, Warfordsburg, died Monday, December 30, 2013, at her home with her family by her side. She was born January 8, 1943, in Warfordsburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Marvin and Mary (Plessinger) Powell. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 6, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kurt Kendall, January 6; Forest Plessinger, January 5; Brooklyn Gelvin, January 6; Christian Hann, January 7; Melinda Howells, January 9; Linda Clippinger, January 11; David Garland, January 12; Tim McGarvey, January 13; Yvonne Gar More...

Hustontown

I guess we can say the weekend arrived with Ole Man Winter. With him came the temperatures that were a little on the low side. Some of the churches didn’t have services on Sunday so folks could stay in out of the cold. More...

Sports

Tests Confirm CWD Case In Bedford Co.

A white-tailed deer that was killed by a vehicle in Bedford County this fall has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). More...

High School Sports

Girls Basketball Southern Fulton 82 Clear Spring 44 More...

Lancaster Angus Wins Supreme Champion

Gambles Shadoe, an Angus heifer owned by Addison Weaver of Ephrata, Lancaster County, was named Supreme Champion Beef Female of the Junior Breeding Beef Show on Sunday, Jan.5, at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...