March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Sorority Donates Sweetheart Ball Proceeds

Last week Iota Lambda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority presented a check for $3,000 from the proceeds of its Sweetheart Ball in February to Renewing Hope Ministries to help with its ongoing mission More...

Unemployment Rate Dips Below 7 Percent

County ranked 46 out of 67 in January

STAFF WRITER Preliminary unemployment data for January released last week showed the unemployment rate in the county dropping by almost one percentage point. More...

CMU Develops Trash-talking, Scrabble-playing Robot

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Victor, the Scrabble-playing robot, does not like to lose. It’s arguably his most human quality. Even when he’s winning, he tries to get under your skin. More...

Letters

MHS Talent Extraordinaire

To The Editor: The talent displayed in Mc- Connellsburg High School’s musical was indeed extraordinaire, some of the best in recent years. The leads were fabulous, never broke character, voices were outstanding. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Motorcycles Stolen Two motorcycles were stolen from an Ayr Township home this month, Pennsylvania State Police in Mc- Connellsburg reported. More...

Sports

SHL Girls All-Stars

Pictured is the 2014 Sideling Hill Girls Basketball All-Stars first team. More...

Racing Roundup

Western Pennsylvania’s Mason Zeigler made the long tow to Hagerstown Speedway pay off by winning his first-ever Late Model feature at the Maryland half mile Saturday night. More...

High School Sports

Baseball Southern Fulton 4 Southern Huntingdon 0 More...

Factory Farms, Electric Bills Topics At Town Hall Meeting

State senator meets with residents

NEWS EDITOR From factory farming and the legalization of marijuana to skyrocketing electric bills and the future of Meadow Grounds Lake, local residents came to last Thursday’s town hall meeting armed with questions and concerns to pose to stat More...

Drug Case Heard In Court

Alan Large sentenced for growing marijuana at his Union Township home

NEWS EDITOR A Union Township man currently being held on a detainer by the state of Maryland on drug-related charges appeared in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday on accusations he was growing numerous marijuana plants at his home. More...

Obituaries

LaRhue H. Cunningham McConnellsburg, 72

LaRhue H. Cunningham, 72, of McConnellsburg, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Hustontown, January 4, 1942, the daughter of the late Mildred (Gress) and Lucius Hann. She was the wife of Fred L. More...

Charlotte M. Myers Greencastle, 67

Mrs. Charlotte M. “Lu” (Dunkin) Myers, 67, Greencastle, died Monday, March 24, 2014, in her home. Born September 14, 1946, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Maurice Leroy and Corrine (Diffendaffer) Dunkin. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 24, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We had a beautiful weekend to enjoy, but the weather still calls for more snow. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of LaRhue Cunningham who passed away last week. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Bobbie and Donnie Keefer, March 28; Jessica Grosh, More...