January 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County Hires Technology Management Firm

Technology director Eldon Martin to work for ETM

NEWS EDITOR In an unexpected e-mail to county employees last Wednesday, the Fulton County commissioners announced some changes to the future management of technology services that included penning an agreement with a Hanover, Pa.- based company. More...

Local & State

Woman’s Death Murder, Not A Mercy Killing

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – A man dying of throat cancer fatally shot his wife in a planned murder suicide that went awry, not a mercy killing, authorities said Friday. More...

Autism Comic Book Released

THE YORK DISPATCH YORK, Pa. (AP) – For something as simple as a comic book, Dover resident Dave Kot’s work has planted a lot of seeds. More...

Daisy Troop Visits District Courtroom

Daisy Troop 80334 visited Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott’s courtroom January 27. The girls are working on their Honest & Fair petal as they learn the Girl Scout Law. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 27, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Mother Nature gave us a coating of snow on Sunday. There was a benefit bingo held at Hustontown Firehall Sunday afternoon for Larry Traxler, who had been injured due to a fall from a roof. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Andy Rasp, February 5; Ralph Mellott, February 1; Bill Nesbitt, February 5; More...

Family

Miller - DeShong United In Marriage

Danielle Ketura De- Shong and John Wesley Miller were united in marriage on Sunday, September 29, 2013, at two o’clock in the afternoon at Lake Raystown Resort in Entriken, Pa. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Loy Garber. More...

PFBC To Get Funding For High-Hazard Dams

Meadow Grounds geo-technical study findings due this week

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Topper Tapped In Local Special Election

Fulton County has 12.6 percent voter turnout Tuesday

NEWS EDITOR Registered voters from Fulton and Bedford counties as well as those from six precincts in neighboring Huntingdon County braved the frigid weather Tuesday to cast their vote in the special election to determine the fate of the 78th Legisla More...

Arrest In Heroin Delivery

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man accused of selling heroin waived his right to a preliminary hearing last week in Fulton County Central Court. More...

Obituaries

Fredric J. Knepper Hustontown, 82

Fredric Joel Knepper, 82, Hustontown, died Tuesday evening, January 21, 2014, at Pinnacle Health-Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg. Born February 28, 1931, in Taylor Township, Fulton County, he was the son of the late Joel and Ferne (Wright) Knepper. More...

Madeline M. McQuait St. Thomas, 98

Madeline M. McQuait, 98, St.Thomas, died Friday, January 24, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Sandra Smith of St. Thomas. She was born to George and Myra Mills Bolinger on March 13, 1915, on a small farm near Waterfall, Pa. More...

Leroy C. Waite Hustontown, 81

Leroy Clayton Waite, 81, formerly of Hustontown, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at Harrisburg General. He was currently residing in Apron Tree Personal Care Home in Spring Run, Pa. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Coroner’s Office Closes Death Investigation The Fulton County Coroner’s Office closed its investigation into the death of an 18-year-old McConnellsburg man last September. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball McConnellsburg 66 Fannett-Metal 62 More...

Big Bears, Big Harvest

58 bears topping 500 pounds part of fifth-largest harvest in PA history

Pennsylvania hunters harvested a total of 3,510 bears in 2013, the fifth-highest tally in state history, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported Monday. More...

Little League Registration

Fulton County Little League will hold open registration for the 2014 season at the clubhouse located at Lions Community Park in McConnellsburg. More...

Church News

Some Churches Count On Earthly Messages, Too

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ron Curcio wants not to offend, but to get people thinking. More...