November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Fulton County Allied Health Program Wins Honor

The Fulton County Advanced Vocational Technical School’s (FCAVTS) Allied Health Program took first place at the 2017 “Careers Start Here Award” contest during the 16th Annual Health Careers Week Oct. 30 - Nov. 3. More...

FCMC Holds State-Of-The- Company Meeting

Reports a $251,472 operating gain

The Fulton County Medical Center Board of Directors held its annual, public State-Of-The- Company meeting on Monday night, reporting an operating gain of $251,472 for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.  More...

Harry Helser Named GSR 2017 Honorary Member

Before the start of the truck pulls at the 44th Fulton Fall Folk Festival (FFFF) on Oct. 20, members of the Grease Steam & Rust Association Inc. (GSR), now in its 37th year, presented Harry Helser with its 2017 Honorary Member award.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Criminal Mischief An argument between a Mercersburg wom-an and a McConnellsburg man escalated to physcial damage to a vehicle. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Speedway honored its 2017 track champions and top drivers at its banquet Saturday night.  Brock Zearfoss was honored as a first-time 410 Sprint car track champion after his breakout season with his family owned team.  Zearfoss ha More...

Features

Electric Trucks Emerging But Still Have A Long Haul

DETROIT (AP) – Electric trucks are having a moment in the spotlight, but they won't replace diesel-powered trucks in big numbers until they overcome costs and other limitations. More...

Museum Of The Bible, Built By Hobby Lobby Owner, Opens In D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith. More...

Weatherization 101: 4 Ways To Get A Warmer Home This Winter

(StatePoint) – Dreading the cold drafts and rising heating bills that come with winter? You’re not alone. More...

Shops Set For Small Business Saturday

Shop local, shop small Nov. 25

It’s that time of year again when people start planning three major things: cooking, eating, and shopping. More...

MHS Spartan Band To Get New Uniforms

School board puts $20,000 toward purchase

After years of mismatching uniforms, the McConnellsburg High School Band will be getting new uniforms for the 2018 school year. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Letters

Thanks Military Honor Roll Dedication Attendees, Participants

To The Editor,  The Forbes Road Lions Club wishes to thank all who attended and participated in the Veterans Day program and dedication service of the Hustontown/Forbes Road Military Honor Roll.  More...

A Recollection Of December 7, 1941

To The Editor:  Most of the older generation have memories of where they were on Pearl Harbor Day.  William “Bill” Turner of Warfordsburg does. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lisa Plessinger, November 14; Lynette Helman, December 4; Arlene Nesbitt, November 29; Bob Hoffman, November 29; David Bivens, December 3; Wendy Mellott, December 5; Monte Rasp, December 5; Dolly Miller, December 5; and Nickolas Er More...

Hustontown

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I want to share with you all an email I received from Janet (Hoover) Richards:.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board

RECREATION Adult Basketball Adult basketball will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., every Tuesday night at the alumni community building. Questions, call Kathy Kendall at 717-377-3643 More...

Family

Marriage License

Mark Anthony Martine Jr., 27, Chambersburg, and Kayla Rae Schultz, 29, Chambersburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG  Thank you, Lord, for the strength you provided each day to take care of Marvin and to Martin Brown Funeral Home and those who transported his body from Martinsburg VA Community Assisted Living Wing.  More...