April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Recycling Funds May Fizzle

Southern end of county could lose recycling bins

Fulton County’s Conservation District recycling coordinator Greg Reineke met with the commissioners at their weekly meeting last Tuesday to discuss issues regarding recycling bins at the southern end of the county. More...

Local & State

Wolf Pushes To End Gun-show Exception To Background Checks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

Enigma Machine Collection Recalls Computer Science Victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Carnegie Mellon University will hire a researcher from the Library of Congress to help it decode a collection that includes two WWII German Enigma machines. More...

SF To Hold Student Art Festival

Southern Fulton Art Honor Society will present the 2018 Southern Fulton Student Art Festival Sunday, April 29, at Southern Fulton Elementary School, from noon to 3 p.m. It is a free event and open to the public.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 23, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mary Richards, 100 years old on April 14; Betty Geyer Hade, April 28; Jodi Hann, April 29; Danielle McGarvey Wagner, May 1; Leroy Sheeder, Tom Howells and Tom Christian, May 3; Laura “Becky” Martz, 91 on April 29; Andre More...

Sports

Cyclists Touring All 3 Sites Of Sept. 11 Attacks

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. More...

Competes In 4-Stars Finale

Abigail “Abby” Deshong recently competed in 4-Stars season finale April 7, at HCC in Hagerstown.  She had a great meet. More...

High School Sports

Baseball McConnellsburg 4Forbes Road 2 More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

TRUAX  We would like to give a special thanks to Hustontown Fire Co. More...

Church News

Day Of Prayer

National Day Of Prayer will be held May 3 with an informal prayer service at noon by the flagpole at the Fulton County Courthouse.  For more information call Chris Elliott at 717-987-3935.   More...

Marriage License

Andrew Boyd Hawkins, 24, Waterfall, and Miranda Rae Lee, 25, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

St. Thomas Collision Claims Three

Fulton County grandmother, grandson killed

A Fulton County grandmother and her 11-year-old grandson lost their lives in a head-on collision last Thursday morning on Route 30 in St. Thomas.  More...

Dems Hold Meet & Greet

Candidates address working-class concerns

Saturday morning Fulton County Democrats gathered at the FOVA on Poplar Street in McConnellsburg for a meet-and-greet breakfast with Democratic candidates running in the May primary. More...

Pinwheels For Prevention

Throughout the remainder of April dozens, if not hundreds, of multi-colored pinwheels will be seen throughout Fulton County. More...

Obituaries

Ethan N. Strait

McConnellsburg, 11

Ethan N. More...

Willis L. Sipes

McConnellsburg, 87

Willis L. “Uncle Dickie” Sipes, 87, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. More...

Shirley A. Strait

McConnellsburg, 72

Shirley Ann Strait, 72, McConnellsburg, passed away unexpectedly due to an automobile accident Thursday, April 19, 2018.  She was born October 29, 1945, in Mercersburg, Pa., the daughter of the late Alvie Ray and the late Alice Hensley Funk. More...

Letters

Hate-filled KKK Flyers Have No Place Here

To The Editor: A beautiful spring Sunday was darkened this week with the discovery of Ku Klux Klan flyers littering the streets here in Mc- Connellsburg. We live in town. More...

Topper Supports Judy Ward’s Bid For State Senate Seat

To The Editor:  When I think of leadership, I think of characteristics such as integrity, a strong work ethic ethic and humility.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI   A DUI occurred at the 7600 block of Cito Road on April 21 at 12:33 a.m. According to state police, Joni Lynch, 43, McConnellsburg, was pulled over during a traffic stop for a moving violation. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Brock Zearfoss came away with two big 410 Sprint car wins on the weekend, taking a Friday night win at Williams Grove Speedway and then again Saturday at Port Royal Speedway.  Zearfoss’ Friday win came over Bill Balog, Freddie Rahmer, Rick More...

Features

Interest Rates Are Rising: Should You Buy A Home Or Wait?

(StatePoint) – With heightened talk of rising interest rates, many prospective homebuyers are understandably concerned about whether it’s the right time to purchase a home.  Indeed, you may be wondering if you waited too long and let More...

Serve Green Pozole With Chicken For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s defeat of the French army in a battle on that date – May 5 – in 1862. The holiday also happens to coincide with the start of the season for fresh tomatillos. More...

Today In Histor y

Colonists Establish First English Settlement In 1607

Today is Thursday, April 26, the 116th day of 2018. There are 249 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...