March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

All-Sports HOF To Induct Adventurer Fran Mellott

Fran Mellott is known as many things: traveler, race car driver, beauty shop owner. In April, she will be honored as a sports enthusiast that made it into the National Senior Softball Hall of Fame (SSSHF) in 2008. More...

Local & State

Truck Driving Groups Sue Over Turnpike Toll Increases

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Several truck driving groups have filed a lawsuit against the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the state Department of Transportation over toll increases.  More...

‘We Are Safer’: GOP Lawmaker Wins Protection From Colleague

WILKES – BARRE, Pa. More...

W.Va. Author To Sign Book On McNeill’s Rangers

Steve French at Fulton County Library March 27

Author and historian Steve French will be at the Fulton County Library March 27 at 6:30 p.m. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 19, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Crash   A crash occurred on March 15, when a pickup traveled into a front porch according to state police. The accident occurred at 4:58 p.m. at the corner of Pitt street and Church street in Hustontown. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Lincoln Speedway was the lone local speedway to complete another racing program over the weekend as cool temps continue to hang on this winter. More...

Features

Bones Found In 1940 Seem To Be Amelia Earhart’s

NEW YORK (AP) – Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.  The study and other evidence “point toward her rather strongly,&rsquo More...

For Brunch, Bake Your Eggs In A Pastry Nest

With spring – and Easter – upon us, I offer a dish guaranteed to spruce up a seasonal brunch. It may look complicated, but it really couldn’t be simpler. More...

Guide To Reducing The Prom Price Tag

(StatePoint) – Prom is a time-honored tradition and a rite of passage for teens. More...

Church News

Area Easter Services

Buck Valley Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold worship services Easter Sunday, April 1, at 7 p.m., with Rev. Allen Weatherholt.   More...

HAVFCO Names Englert 2017 Fireman Of The Year

At 50th annual awards banquet

Firefighter Kyle Englert was presented Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co.’s top honor Saturday evening when he was named the company’s Fireman of the Year.  More...

Commissioners Have Issues With Music Festival

Fulton County commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney McCray met at their regularly scheduled board meeting March 13 to endorse applications, prepare for the May 15 primary election, and hear concerns over a “BEARTHday Bash” mus More...

Obituaries

Wolf Sets Up Task Force In Effort To Improve School Safety

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Wolf administration is asking for public input to help a new task force that the governor and auditor general are heading up to explore ways to make Pennsylvania schools safer and more secure.  Democratic Gov. More...

Cherie L. Fix

Fort Littleton, 81

Cherie L. Fix, 81, Fort Littleton, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Falling Spring Nursing Home, Chambersburg.  She was born in Wells Tannery, August 2, 1936, the daughter of the late Mary (Guillard) and Mont Hiram Chamberlain. More...

Sarah R. Duvall

Gold Canyon, Ariz., 85

Sarah Ruth Duvall, 85, Gold Canyon, Ariz., formerly of Fulton County, died November 27, 2017.  Born November 3, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Lena Strait Mellott of Needmore and late of Laidig, Fulton County.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Norman Mellott, 82 on March 28; Jessica Grosh, April 2; Dorothy Hoffman, March 30; Nancy Shafer, March 31; Gayle Harris, March 12; Jamie Strait, March 31; Norma Deshong, April 3; Brittany Ott, March 29; Denise Chestnut and Sam Sain More...

Sports

Mont Alto Names Stermer Cheerleader Of The Month

Kassie Stermer, Mc- Connellburg, has been named the Penn State Mont Alto Cheerleader of the Month for February. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION  Sunrise Services Knobsville Church of the Brethren will hold Easter sunrise services April 1, at 7:30 a.m., followed by breakfast. Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m.; resurrection celebration at 10:30 a.m. All are invited. More...

Family

United In Marriage

Emilee Chafardon and John Commerford were united in marriage November 11, 2017. Rev. Conrad H. Pitkin officiated the beach ceremony at Montego Bay, Jamaica, on the Sandals Resort.  Erin Chafardon, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. More...

Birth Announced

Brandon and Jennifer (Pittman) Yocum announce the birth of a son, Gattlyn Wayne Allen Yocum, born March 12, 2018, at 3:04 a.m. at Waynesboro Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14.2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. He was delivered by Dr. More...

Cards Of Thanks

DIVENS  The family of Donald P. More...