November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Festival Of Lights Needs Help

Every year for the past six years the Fulton County Fair Association has hosted the Fulton County Festival of Lights at the fairgrounds. More...

Local & State

Elk Graze Among The Pumpkins

Farm-raised elk on the Lyle Mellott farm along the Sipes Mill Road graze among the pumpkins in this mid-autumn scene. More...

Paisley Bringing Award-Winning Talents To FCMC’s Annual Mid-Winter Event Jan. 20

Benefits Foundation’s scholarship program

The third annual Bluegrass and BBQ on Sat., Jan. 20, promises to be a toe-tapping event for Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s scholarship fundraiser. More...

PA Starts Signing Up Medical Marijuana Patients

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvanians moved a giant step closer Wednesday to being able to get marijuana to help treat medical conditions, as the state announced the launch of its patient and caregiver registry. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kirby Knepper, November 17; Tom Humbert, November 16; Rhonda Black, November 14; Sam Metz, November 21; Danielle McClain, November 18; Beulah Paylor, November 18; Kirby Carbaugh, November 20; Randy Peck, November 16; Martina McGarv More...

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings in the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.  Center United Methodist Church will hold evening services November 8 at 7 p.m.  More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The 2017 dirt track season is officially in the books with the running of the World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor speedway over the weekend.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Gun Drawing A 225 gun drawing will be held Saturday, November 18, at Needmore Fire Co. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Dance to follow. Tickets are $30 for ticket holder and guest. Must be 18 years of age to attend. More...

Features

Surprising Facts About Pneumonia

(StatePoint) – Pneumonia can strike anywhere and anytime, the American Lung Association reminds us. More...

Today In History

Saturn Rocket Blasts Off From Cape Kennedy

Today is Thursday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2017. There are 52 days left in the year.  Today’s highlight in history:  On Nov. More...

How To Pick A Retirement Account

(StatePoint) – Whether you’re starting your career, approaching retirement or you’re somewhere in between, it’s important to understand the various options available to help you reach your retirement goals.  More...

King Makes Plea Deal Prior To Trial

A widely-known area business man avoided a jury trial in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas by pleading guilty to seven charges of aggravated indecent assault of a person less than 16 years of age and one count of indecent exposure just prior to More...

Boro Won’t Raise Taxes

PMCA to assist in tidying up town

Borough Council members met last Wednesday night at their monthly meeting to talk about taxes, the proposed 2018 budget, borough cleanliness and Christmas lights.  More...

Needmore Mother Begins Sentence For Shaking Baby

Will spend 4 ½ to 10 years in state prison

A Needmore woman will spend the next 4 ½ to 10 years in a state prison after pleading no-contest to allegations that she shook her infant son on several occasions, causing bleeding on the child’s brain. More...

Obituaries

Marvin L. DeShong

Hustontown, 79

Marvin LeRoy DeShong, 79, Hustontown, died at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the VA Community Assisted Living Center, Martinsburg, W.Va.  Born April 3, 1938, in Todd Township, Fulton County, he was the son of the late George Preston More...

Alice H. Branche

McConnellsburg, 104

Alice Henrietta “Granny” Branche, McConnellsburg, 104, was called to glory on October 30, 2017, with her children, grandchildren and a host of family and friends by her bedside. More...

Alda M. Fuller

Chambersburg, 78

Alda Maye (Shearer) Fuller, 78, Chambersburg, died Thursday, November 2, 2017, in Chambersburg.  She was born January 21, 1939, in Fort Loudon, the daughter of the late Oscar W. and Vernal E. (Byers) Shearer. She married Samuel Fuller Sr. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 6, 1997 ’97 More...

Sports

FR Hockey District Champs

Forbes Road 6 Huntingdon 1   Forbes Road traveled to Bald Eagle Area High School last week and came home with the PIAA District 5/6 Class A Field Hockey Championship, defeating Huntingdon 6-1.  Harlie Strait started the scoring for the More...

Fix Wins State Soccer Shoot

The Elks held the 2017 Pennsylvania State Soccer Shoot Championship November 5 at Park Forrest Middle School, State College. Eight area youths represented the southcentral district. More...

High School Sports

Volleyball  MHS Denied District Volleyball Title  Berlin 3 McConnellsburg 0  More...