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Boro Approves Strawberry 5K

Awards dump truck bid

Fulton County Food Basket Director Sue Cubbage presented the itinerary for this year’s Strawberry Stampede to Mc- Connellsburg Borough Council last Wednesday night at the council’s monthly meeting. More...

Local & State

Masons Honor NHS Students At Annual Banquet Saturday

Fifty-one students from Forbes Road, McConnellsburg and Southern Fulton high schools, along with their parents, attended Mt. More...

Primary Approaches For Senate GOP Hopefuls, With No Debates

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) – Without any debates scheduled, Pennsylvania’s two Republican U.S. More...

MHS To Present “Seussical”

McConnellsburg High School will present the musical “Seussical” Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at 7 p.m. More...

Letters

Safety First, Drivers!

To The Editor:  The Fulton County Farm Bureau is celebrating Rural Roads Safety Week April 8-15 by encouraging county motorists to travel safely on roadways this spring and throughout the year.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Denise Sebring, April 5; Anita Bishop, April 6; Roger Skvarka, April 19; Stuart Fletcher, April 19; Kayla Shives, 20 on April 15; Helen “Duck” Sheeder, April 20; Delores Christian, April 20; and Ken Reeder, April 5.&nbs More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball  Forbes Road 4 Southern Huntingdon 3   More...

Trout Season Opens April 14

Opening day of trout season is Saturday, April 14. Each year Fulton County Sportsmen’s League stocks trout on opening day in Spring Run and Big Cove Creek and will do so again this year. More...

Family

Fischers Celebrate 68th Anniversary

George “Mickey” and Betty (Ward) Fischer celebrated 68 years of marriage with a surprise dinner March 11, 2018, with their family at Keystone Family Restaurant in Waynesboro.  More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  David Scott Johnston, 60, McConnellsburg, and Neva Kay Caldwell, 66, Mc- Connellsburg.  Nathan Martin Ross, 22, Waterfall, and Kelsey Ann Ra More...

One Community, One Voice, All Children

Mural painted to support Child Abuse Awareness Month

Dozens of community members showed up to the Mc- Connellsburg Firehall last Thursday to participate in the Family Support Alliance’s Paint for Prevention Mural. The event, hosted from 1 p.m. More...

Fatal Crash Claims Local Woman

A local woman was killed in a car crash April 9 at 3:30 p.m. when a Green 1999 Ford F250 crossed the center double yellow line at 1200 Lincoln Highway and entered the opposite lane of travel.  More...

Out With The Old, In With The New

The building that once housed a well-known and longtime Lincoln Way East business, Richards Auto Sales, was razed this week to make room for a new AutoZone store. More...

Obituaries

Juanita Branche

McConnellsburg, 72

Juanita “Grace” Branche, 72, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at her home where she was surrounded by a host of family and friends at her bedside.  She was born March 23, 1946, the daughter of the late Ted W. More...

Frank A. Dziedzic

Doylesburg, 89

Frank Anthony Dziedzic, 89, Doylesburg, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Allegheny Rehab of Pleasant Gap, Pa.  He was born August 8, 1928, to John Dziedzic and Stella (Gusik) in Center Union, Huntingdon County. More...

Donna L. Shope

Orbisonia, 88

Donna L. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 9, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Runaway An underage male ran away from home on March 27. According to state police, a 14-year-old male from Mc- Connellsburg ran away from a residence on the 23300 block of Great Cove Road at 4:30 p.m. The juvenile has since been found. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The calendar may say spring but Mother Nature isn’t letting up as cold weather continued to hinder local speedways again this weekend,.  More...

Features

Simple Vegetarian Spring Pasta Salad

A great pasta salad is a beautiful thing. It anchors a picnic, potluck or buffet with aplomb. It’s portable, flexible, and easily and often vegetarian. More...

Studies Link Legal Marijuana With Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

NEW YORK (AP) – Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may. More...

Plowing A Path: State To Buy Farms To Help New Farmers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island is launching a program to buy farms and sell them to new farmers for dirt cheap.  A farm bought for $500,000, for example, could then be sold for $100,000. More...