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Boro To Bring Back Ordinance Enforcement

Following a brief discussion, McConnellsburg Borough Council last Wednesday approved the return of an enforcement agency to ensure that residents follow borough ordinances. An exact date was not given as to when an officer would return.  More...

Local & State

Ribbon-cutting Held For New Probation Office

County commissioners cut the ribbon to open the new probation office, located at 318 North First Street, McConnellsburg, (formerly Dr. Milroth’s office) Tuesday morning. More...

Professor Sorts Fact, Fiction In Underground Railroad Tales

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – Scenario No. 1: Nine escaped slaves make their way in 1856 from Clarksburg, then in Virginia, and cross the Mason- Dixon Line. More...

Controlled Burns Planned For Region Game Lands

The Pennsylvania Game Commission this week, May 7, plans to conduct controlled burning operations, weather permitting on any of the following State Game Lands in the south-central region. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 7, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Don’t forget to hug a mom on Sunday to celebrate Mother’s Day Hustontown Fire Co. will hold its Mother’s Day buffet Sunday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until food runs out. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ronnie House, 60 on May 1; Janet Hann, 87 on May 11; Justin Rasp, May 11; Judy Waters, 65 on May 6; Michele Horton,   May 21; Dr. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The ASCS National 360 Sprint car tour invaded Central PA for the first time ever over the weekend but it was two members of the Pennsylvania Posse who sent the travelers home without the big money.  Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, it wa More...

Features

America’s Air Isn’t Getting Cleaner As Fast As It Used To

DENVER (AP) – For decades America’s air was getting cleaner as levels of a key smog ingredients steadily dropped. More...

Hawaii Considers Growing Algae For Feed, Fuel

HILO, Hawaii ( AP) – Farms in Hawaii could become “zero waste” if a state-funded demonstration project proves viable. More...

Today In History

Paul Revere Dies In 1818

Today is Thursday, May 10, the 130th day of 2018. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: More...

Church News

Memorial Homecoming

Timber Ridge Cemetery Association and Antioch Christian Church invite all to its memorial and homecoming service Sunday, June 3, at 2 p.m., at Antioch Christian Church, 7902 Timber Ridge Road, Big Cove Tannery.  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...

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...

Primary Voters To Cast Ballots Tuesday, May 15

9 compete for Shuster’s U.S. House seat

Next Tuesday Fulton County registered voters will return to the polls to cast their votes in the 2018 midterm primary election. About one-third of all U.S. senators (who serve six-year terms) are up for reelection and every member of the U.S. More...

Alumni Building Gets $1,500 Gift

Brothers give to honor their former coach, mentor Fowler

After being honored last month with induction into the Fulton County All-Sports Hall of Fame for his tireless volunteer work as a baseball coach and field manager, Don Fowler, retired coach of the McConnellsburg High School Spartan baseball team, rec More...

Obituaries

In Memory

BAER/WEAGLEY   In memory of Gladys Baer and Sue Weagley:  Loved and greatly missed Red and Mary   More...

In Memory

CROUSE  In memory of Troy Crouse, May 16, 1934 – October 2, 2015, and Helen Crouse, May 15, 1937 – January 16, 2013:   You never look for praises  You were never one to boast.  You just went quietly working  For t More...

In Memory

BATDORFF  In loving memory of Helen Batdorff on Mother’s Day:  God saw you getting weary  A cure not meant to be  He looked down upon your lovely face  And whispered “Come with Me”  It broke my heart to More...

Letters

A Mother’s Day Tribute

To The Editor:  During an overnight family vigil in her Wilkes-Barre home December 31, 2000, my mother died.  Born Feb. 29, 1916, her mother was 15; her father, a Greek iron worker, 30.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Ethnic Intimidation, Scattering Rubbish   According to state police, bags of racial propaganda and birdseed were dispersed around 104 West Wood St. on April 22 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. More...

Sports

Trap Team To Compete At State Tourney

This is the first year for the Southern Fulton Indians Trap Team, coordinated through the USA High School Clay Target League and the PA State High School Clay Target League.  More...

High School Sports

Baseball McConnellsburg 8 Chestnut Ridge 5 More...

Softball Standings

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Family

Birth Announced

Proud parents Jeanette Pittman and Daniel Akers are excited to announce the birth of their son, Paxton Finnley James Akers.  More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.  Kevin Matthew Tyser, 40, Silver Spring, Md., and Carmen Marie Sanders, 36, Silver Springs, Md.  John Daniel Clatterbuck, 33, Mercersburg, an More...

Cards Of Thanks

SCHOOLEY  Local riders Dwight “Ed” and Barb Schooley wish to thank everyone who sponsored them in the yearly fundraiser for the Christian Motorcyclists Association (C.M.A.) held May 5. It was great ride with no rain.  More...