March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction To Begin On Belfast 522 Bridge

Hollidaysburg, PA – Construction for the Route 522 (Great Cove Road) bridge, spanning Tonoloway Creek in Belfast Township, Fulton County, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bri More...

Local & State

Commissioners Address Concerns About bEARTHday Bash Event

On March 13 the commissioners met with a concerned Wells Tannery citizen regarding an event that is slated to be held on the Abandoned Turnpike Trail April 27-29 named bEARTHday Bash Arts. More...

County Republicans Hold Spring Dinner

Hear candidates running in May primary election

A plethora of Fulton County Republicans attended the Republican spring dinner in Hustontown Saturday night to show their support and hear from candidates running for senate, congress, and governor. More...

Man Seen Dealing Drugs Leads State Police On High Speed Chase

County native jailed on $1 million bond

A Fulton County native, Loren Ryan Stains, 27, of St.  More...

Letters

Big Cove Creek A Valuable Water Resource Worth Protecting

To The Editor:  There is concern for the future of Fulton County’s most productive trout stream, namely Big Cove Creek (BCC). More...

Correspondents' Notes

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. All are welcome. There will be a PPRC meeting at Center United Methodist Church March 19 at 7 p.m. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gerald Peck, March 15; Adam Culler, March 4; Rhonda Weller, March 15; Allen Bishop,   More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

It was a cool weekend in central PA but dirt flew at two area speedways that saw two more drivers score feature wins in 410 Sprint car action.  Saturday at Lincoln Speedway, Danny Dietrich started fourth and sized up polesitter and leader Lucas More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Sunrise Services Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 140 McGoverns Lane, McConnellsburg, will hold Easter sunrise services Sunday, April 1, at 7 a.m. More information at 717-485-4745. More...

Features

Las Vegas Sands To Sell PA Casino For $1.3 Billion

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is selling its Pennsylvania casino to an American Indian tribe from Alabama for $1.3 billion, the company announced Thursday.  More...

Girl Accused Of Falsely Reporting Abduction In New Jersey

BELVIDERE, N.J. More...

Bill To Expand Alerts When Prohibited People Try To Buy Gun

WASHINGTON (AP) – Maine Sen. Susan Collins is one of the co-sponsors of a bill that would require state authorities to be alerted when prohibited individuals fail a national background check.  More...

Herb Hardin Named To All-Sports Hall Of Fame

Coached boys basketball at Southern Fulton

Born in Berkeley Springs, W. Va., in 1935, James Herbert “Herb” Hardin is well known for his long-standing passion for basketball. More...

Borough Approves 5K Run, Strawberry Festival, Truck Sale

McConnellsburg Borough Council met at its monthly meeting last Wednesday at the Fulton House to discuss the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Strawberry Festival in June, a proposed 5K run, street sweeping, and the sale of a borough truck. More...

Obituaries

Ronald D. Foreman

Waterfall, 83

Ronald Duane Foreman, 83, Waterfall, died Sunday evening, March 11, 2018, at his home.  Born January 28, 1935, at Fort Littleton, he was the son of the late John Russell and Marjorie (Wagner) Foreman. More...

Ruth E. Johnson

Berkeley Springs, 78

Ruth Elizabeth Johnson, 78, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility in Kearneysville, W.Va.  Born September 4, 1939, in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Leroy Woodro More...

Remembrance Service

There will be a remembrance service for William Spencer “Willie” Pendleton Friday, March 16, at 6 p.m., at the alumni building, 151 East Cherry Street, Mc- Connellsburg.   More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 12, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

2 Local Men Injured, 1 Killed In Waynesboro Crash  STAFF REPORT   Beau Wilson, 22, Big Cove Tannery, and Harold Metz, 56, McConnellsburg, were driving north on the 1000 block of Wayne Highway in Quincy Township on Thursday, March 8, when a More...

Sports

McConnellsburg Girls Win Tournament

McConnellsburg girls junior high basketball team won the Fannett- Metal Junior High Tournament on February 10, 2018. The Lady Spartans played Cumberland Valley Christian School in their first game, winning with a score of 52 - 16. More...

Robinson Places Third In Foul Shooting

Essence Robinson, daughter of Joshua and Tara Lowery of McConnellsburg, placed third in the foul shooting competition held at the Tussey Mountain tournament February 24.  She competed in the eighth-grade competition against girls that played tor More...

Kylor Named Foul Shooting Champion

Brianna Kylor, daughter of Colleen and Chance Kylor of McConnellsburg, became the 2018 seventh-grade foul shooting Champion at the Tussey Mountain tournament February 24.  More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Anthony Eugene Sheldon, 25, Warfordsburg, and Melessa May Burral, 33, Warfordsburg.  Tyler Kenneth Harnish, 27, Chambersburg, and Kathryn M More...

Church News

Sunrise Services

Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 140 McGoverns Lane, McConnellsburg, will hold Easter sunrise services Sunday, April 1, at 7 a.m. More information at 717-485-4745.   More...

Easter Services

Needmore Bible Church will hold Good Friday services March 30, at 7 p.m. More...