April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Wolf Pushes To End Gun-show Exception To Background Checks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. 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...

Business As Usual For SF School Board

High school students to see Orioles/Yankee game

At the April Southern Fulton School Board meeting last Tuesday high school students were approved to go to Camden Yards in Baltimore for an Orioles/New York Yankees baseball game. The game is scheduled for August 24.  More...

Kids In Arm Wrestling Club Have Big Dreams

YORK, Pa. More...

Completes Training

SPC Helena J. DeShong, graduated from United States Army basic training program January 29 and AIT March 29 at Fort Jackson, S.C.  She is the daughter of Danny and Brenda (Reed) DeShong of Shippensburg. More...

GOP Plan To Impeach 4 PA Justices Remains In Limbo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A proposal to impeach four Democratic justices on Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court over redistricting rulings remains in limbo more than a month after resolutions were introduced by Republicans in the state House.  More...

Mom Gave Baby Fatal Dose Of Allergy Medicine

MONESSESEN, Pa. More...

Dick’s Destroying All The Guns It Pulled From Its Shelves

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Dick's Sporting Goods is destroying all the guns and accessories that it stopped selling earlier this year after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla.  The retailer said last Tuesday that it is in the process of destroyin More...

All Explosives Stolen From Worksite Believed Recovered

MARIETTA, Pa. More...

Lawsuit Filed Over Cemetery Left As Giant Mound Of Earth

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) – Descendants of people buried in a small cemetery in western Pennsylvania have sued the owners of a motel over an excavation project that left the cemetery a mound of earth more than 25 feet high.  More...

Library Corner

This month is coming to an end. Before it’s over, stop by the children’s wing to check out a PA One Book from a previous year. You will also find activity sheets to go along with each book. Enjoy! More...

PA Payrolls Hit Record High, Jobless Rate Flat

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

FR Class Celebrates Anniversary Of Fulton County

Forbes Road seventh-grade PA/local history class celebrated the 168th anniversary of the formation of Fulton County from Bedford County. More...

Police Find 33 Pounds Of Marijuana After Traffic Stop

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – State Police say they found more than 33 pounds of marijuana in a man's car after a traffic stop on Interstate 81 in western Maryland. 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...

McCbg. FFA Holds Safe Tractor Driving Contest

McConnellsburg FFA held the annual safe tractor driving contest last Thursday, enduring every type of weather this spring has offered so far. More...

Plans For A New Christian School Taking Shape

Hope Christian Academy of Fulton County (HCA) has been making big steps to start a new Christian school in Fulton County. More...

Employment & Training Career Programs At SF And CF

Employment and Training Inc. More...

Heinz Asks If America Is Ready For Mayochup

PITTSBURGH (AP) – What do you get when you combine mayonnaise and ketchup?  More...

PA Senate OKs Bill Targeting Repeat DUI Offenders

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Man Fires 121 Rounds Into Hunting Cabin, Later Dies

MEYERSDALE, Pa. More...

PA Mayor Accused Of Soliciting Prostitute

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. More...

Man Sentenced For DWI Crash That Killed His 3 Hunting Pals

GREENE, Pa. (AP) – A man who was driving drunk when he struck a tree, killing three friends who were on a hunting trip with him, is now headed to prison.  Thomas Howey Jr. was sentenced Thursday to 6 to 20 years. More...

FR Students Visit Arlington Cemetery

Forbes Road Class of 2019 recently took their annual trip to Arlington National Cemetery and visited the grave of Lance Cpl. Steven Szwydek. More...

House Votes To Ban Abortions Over Down Syndrome Diagnosis

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PennDOT Highlights Progress On Public-Private Bridge Partnership

Harrisburg, PA – There are 390 bridges complete and open to traffic with 50 under construction in the state’s public- private partnership (P3) for bridges, the Rapid Bridge Replacement project, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation S More...

Raffle Winners

Winners of the spring gun bash at Hustontown Firehall April 21 are as follows:  First - Randy Waters; second – Braden Wissinger; third – Pamela Keefer; fourth – George Myers; fifth – Sue Keefer; sixth – Scott Roher; More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE  April 16  Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1302- 1542 lbs., $119 to $121.50. Choice 2-3: 1388-1602 lbs., $114 to $119. Select 2-3, 1000- 1488 lbs., $106 to $112.  More...