May 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

FCMC Hires CEO

Fulton County Medical Center Board of Directors has appointed Michael D. Makosky, FACHE, as chief executive officer (CEO) and will begin his employment before July 1. More...

Local & State

Sportsmen’s League Holds Fishing Rodeo

Despite gathering storm clouds, families gather at the Esther Run fish hatchery for the annual fishing rodeo put on by the Fulton County Sportsmen’s League. More...

Relay For Life Set For June 15

Relay For Life of Fulton County will be held on June 15, at Central Fulton High School, 151 East Cherry Street, McConnellsburg, from 3 p.m. to midnight. More...

Deadline For Entries For Fulton County In Bloom

Deadline for entries in the Best of the Bloomers categories is Monday, July 2. Winners will be announced Monday, July 9. Once submissions are received by both mail and e-mail, the teams of judges will go out across the county and choose the winners. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 28, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Borough Man Jailed For Knife Stabbing Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report of a stabbing at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at 409 Lincoln Way Eastin McConnellsburg. More...

Features

Humans Account For Very Little Next To Plants, Worms, Bugs

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists calculate that when you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don’t amount to much compared to trees, earthworms or even viruses. More...

Cool Summer Entertaining Tips To Keep Guests Happy

(StatePoint) – Hosting friends and family for backyard barbecues, picnics and garden parties during summer carries its own challenges. Here are a few tips guaranteed to keep your guests cool, comfortable and happy when you entertain.  More...

4 Tips For Managing Asthma

(StatePoint) – Asthma is a lung disease that makes breathing difficult for millions of Americans throughout their lifetime. 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...

Worship Services

St. Paul’s Luthern Church, Big Cove Tannery and St. More...

Special Services

Come out for an evening of worship Saturday, June 16, at 6 p.m., at Pleasant Ridge Campground, 5807 Pleasant Ridge Road, Harrisonville. Be a part of what the Lord is doing in the local community and among the community of His body. More...

County Honors Fallen

“What I want to do, to begin with, is to discuss the American spirit, which binds men’s souls in the pursuit of liberty,” was one of the first sentences in U.S. Army Colonel Nick Kioutas speech Monday morning at 10 a.m. More...

Forbes Graduate Lands Nashville Songwriting Deal

At age 32, Zac Grace seems to have grabbed life by the horns and steered his way toward his dreams. More...

Obituaries

Janet V. Seville

McConnellsburg, 72

Janet V. “Jan” Seville, 72, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday May 22, 2018, at Buffalo General Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y. She was born in Knobsville, January 26, 1946, a daughter of the late Ira and the late Katherine (Yohn) Fleming. More...

Margaret S. Hershey

Three Springs, 100

Margaret S. Hershey, 100, formerly of Three Springs, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia, Pa.  Born January 8, 1918, at Saltillo, she was a daughter of the late John B. Sr. and Pearl (Gress) Shope. More...

Esther L. Webb

Mechanicsburg, 83

Esther Lee Warthin Webb, 83, died Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg, Pa., after her battle with cancer.  She was born April 23, 1939, to William and Blanche Warthin in McConnellsburg.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Braylin Gelvin, May 23; Ann Shimer Seville, May 26; Nat Taylor, May 25; Denny Seville, June 10; Eric Souders, More...

Sports

The Brickmobile Is Back In Victory Lane

It was a big weekend for former 410 Sprint car owner Walt Dyer, his family and former driver Lance Dewease as the familiar baby blue Kreitz Racing mount was turned the famous Dyer Masonry No. More...

High School Sports

Spartans Fall To Cougars In District 5 Playoff  North Star 11 McConnellsburg 2   More...

Little League Schedule

FARM LEAGUE May 30 Orioles/Mets 6 May 31 Phillies/Indians 6 June 1 Phillies/Mets 6 June 4 Indians/Mets June More...

Family

4 Ways To Make Summer Easier For Children With Autism

(StatePoint) – Transitional times of the year mean shifting schedules, which can be particularly challenging for children with autism and their families.  More...

Smart Tips To Keep Your Grill Clean And Safe

(StatePoint) – Nothing beats barbecues, block parties and al fresco dining. For your family’s safety and for the sake of your grill, here are some pointers on keeping that grill well-maintained all season. More...

Want To Quit Smoking? How To Find Help

(StatePoint) – Quitting smoking is almost never simple or easy, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s one of the most important steps you can take for your health. More...