May 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

JD Meds Takes Steps To Obtain Permit To Grow Medical Marijuana

Grow facility planned for business park

Jim Delaplaine of JD Meds LLC attended the monthly Ayr Township meeting Monday night to request a letter stating that there is no zoning in the township. More...

Local & State

PA Gun Owners Fight For Cause During Capitol Rally

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

With New Map, PA Fields Busy U.S. House Primaries

DILLSBURG, Pa. More...

Southern Fulton Holds Annual Art Festival

Southern Fulton School District (SFSD) students got the chance to show off their artwork last Sunday at the annual SFSD Art Festival that exhibited work by most of the student body and featured AP portfolios by the 10 members of the National Art Hono More...

Letters

Changes At 2018 Fair Include Earlier Date, New Events, No Fair Queen Contest

To The Editor:  The Fulton County Fair Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to inform the public of recent changes to the fairgrounds, fair dates, activities at the fair, and pending improvements.  More...

An Invitation To Come To The Book Fair!

To The Editor:  The book drive for the 34th annual Friends of Legal Services book sale has now ended. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Overdose   An overdose occurred on Thompson Road April 28 at 2 a.m. According to state police, a 51-year-old male from Warfordsburg overdosed on methamphetamine. PSP McConnellsburg investigated the incident. Needmore EMS assisted at the scene. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Greg Hodnett ended a season-long winless streak by dominating Saturday night’s 410 Sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway,.  More...

Features

U.S. Pecan Growers Seek To Break Out Of The Pie Shell

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – The humble pecan is being rebranded as more than just pie. Pecan growers and suppliers are hoping to sell U.S. More...

PA Congressman Who Settled Sexual Harassment Charge Resigns His Seat

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide’s sexual harassment charges abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday.  More...

After Years Of Talks, Former Girl Scout Camp Protected

Advocates for a former Girl Scout camp dotted with waterfalls and wetlands no longer have to fear outside development on the land now that it has been transferred to the National Park Service.  More...

Church News

Special Services

Bailey’s Crossing will perform at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 10987 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg, Sunday, June 3.  They will provide special music, sponsored by Mt. More...

Day Of Prayer

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.   More...

Revival

Revival services will be held at Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore, May 10-13, at 7 p.m. Evangelist will be Bill Ulment. Everyone is welcome.   More...

Central Fulton Students Explore Nature-based Careers At Job Expo

Students at McConnellsburg High School were able to participate in an all-day career expo last Thursday to learn more about potential career paths. More...

12-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Shooting

A 12-year-old boy from Huntingdon County was arrested after shooting a 54-year-old-man in the head on Friday. According to news sources, the shooting occurred around 3 p.m. near the 19000 block of Cummins Road in Cromwell Township. More...

Couple Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary

State House awards citation

In a rare show of devotion, two Fulton County residents recently celebrated seven decades of marriage to one another.  Gerald and Virginia Mellott were married 70 years ago on March 28, 1948. More...

Obituaries

Ralph H. Deavor

Chambersburg, 86

Ralph H. Deavor, 86, Chambersburg, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital.  He was born June 2, 1931, in Hustontown, to R. Harry and Pauline (Newman) Deavor.  His family moved from Fulton County to St. More...

Rebecca M. Fix

Chambersurg, 90

Rebecca Mosebey Fix, 90, Chambersburg, died peacefully Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born August 13, 1927, in Wells Tannery, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Carrie Rosenberry Mosebey. More...

Gregory A. Shears

McConnellsburg, 66

Gregory A. “Gig” Shears, 66, McConnellsburg, formerly of Keyser, W.Va., died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at his residence.  Born June 27, 1951, at Columbus, Ga., he was the son of Shirley M. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 30, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ida Flory, May 9; Tracy Mellott, May 8; Carrie Glee, 14 on May 13; Leah Horton, May 12; Sherry Perry, May 12; Andrea Minnier,   More...

Hustontown

Hello, everyone, and happy spring; I think it is finally here now that it is May. Just wanted to send out a ton of thanks to everyone who sent me food, cards, flowers and visited with me while I was recovering from surgery. More...

Sports

Chamber Holds Golf Tourney

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce held its 11th annual Spring Golf Outing last Friday at Great Cove Golf Course. More...

Funeral Held For Pro Wrestling Great Bruno Sammartino

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Former professional wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino has been laid to rest in Pennsylvania, where he was remembered as one of the sport’s good guys.  More...

High School Sports

Baseball Forbes Road 7 Hyndman Charter 0 More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Jesse William Cox, 29, Mc- Connellsburg, and Courtney Rae McClure, 27, Mc- Connellsburg.  Cree Clark Ensley Fix, 28, Hustontown, and Sarah B More...

Engagement

Della Selner and Billy Pittman, together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement on April 25, 2018.  Billy is the son of Phyllis (Brown) Pittman, Big Cove Tannery, and the late Robert “Bob” Pittman. More...

Cards Of Thanks

APPEL  Special thanks to Janelle Appel and everyone who donated time and gifts for Emma’s benefit auction.  Brock, Eli and Ellie   More...