June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fulton County In Bloom To Feature Artist Kellie Mele

In two weeks’ time, on July 1, Fulton County’s first-ever Fulton County in Bloom Festival (FCBF) will make its debut. More...

Local & State

Boro Deals With Regular Business

McConnellsburg Borough Council met at its monthly meeting last week to handle routine business matters. The council received its liquid fuel fund allocation from the county in the amount of $1,438.98. More...

Graduating 8th Graders Get Ballistic Shields For Backpacks

CHADDS FORD, Pa. More...

Strawberry Festival Delights All

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Strawberry Festival was held last weekend, June 8 and 9. Locals gathered to enjoy music, company and, of course, strawberries. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 11, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jackson Clevenger, 11 on June 25; Adalynn Culler, 7 on June 21; Nathan Minnier, June 23; Darcy Humbert, June 24; Chloe Rife, 17 on June 20; Rickie Hoffman, June 25; Joe Hann, June 25; Gary Minnier and Ellis Yingling, June 24; Taylo More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

ACT 64 Drugs and paraphernalia were found at 26 Gerald Circle in McConnellsburg on June 10 at 6:40 p.m. According to state police, Daniel Shields II, 31, McConnellsburg, was found in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. PFA Violation More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

After six straight rainouts, Lincoln Speedway was finally able to complete a racing program Saturday night where it was Jim Siegel coming out on top of a thrilling 410 Sprint car feature for his first win in nearly two years.  Siegel took the wi More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

THIS & THAT Meals Available Once a month volunteers pack up boxes of food to be given to anyone in need in the Waterfall area. Pickup is at Center United Methodist Church community building on Doran Road, Waterfall. More...

Features

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. Visual check More...

5 Ways To Reduce Everyday Stress

(StatePoint) – Deadlines, responsibilities, bills -- there are so many causes of stress in our lives. Unfortunately, stress can take a negative toll on one’s health and wellness, particularly if it goes unaddressed for too long. More...

What’s The Secret To Making Great Whoopie Pies? Brown Sugar

Made up of two cookie-like chocolate cakes stuffed to the gills with fluffy marshmallow filling, the whoopie pie is a sweet indulgence. More...

Church News

Area Bible Schools

New Grenada Church of God will hold Bible School Sunday, June 24, to Thursday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the evening. For questions or to let us know you’re coming call 818-685-3399. All are welcome.   More...

Special Services

An evening of worship will be held 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...

Worship Services

St. Paul’s Luthern Church, Big Cove Tannery and St. Paul Church in Mc- Connellsburg, June calendar:  June 17 – fourth Sunday after Pentecost, holy communion at St. More...

Southern Fulton Grad Drafted By Phillies

After being immersed in baseball nearly all his life, Connor Litton, a graduate of Southern Fulton High School, had his dream of playing professional ball come true when he was selected in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft. More...

Camp Cadet Holds Graduation

Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Jim Lupey welcomed parents and guests last Friday to the 24th annual Camp Cadet graduation. More...

Obituaries

Solomon E. Keefer

Mercersburg, 65

Solomon Ellsworth Keefer, 65, Mercersburg, died Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.  He was born in Chambersburg, August 18, 1952, the son of the late Ellsworth and the late Anna Mary Keefer.  More...

Harold R. Largent

Pasadena, Texas, 87

Harold Richard Largent, known by most as “Harry” or “Dick”, 87, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, after a valiant fight with lung cancer. More...

Larry G. Walters

Shade Gap, 72

Larry G. Walters, 72, Shade Gap, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  Born January 17, 1946, at Shade Gap, he was a son of the late Wilburt and Alfaretta (Cisney) Walters.  More...

Letters

Family Farms As Compared To Large Factory Farms

To The Editor: The fact is small family farms have been decreasing at an alarming rate since the 1970s. They have declined by nearly 40 percent be - tween 1969 and 2002. More...

Celebrate Dairy Month By Buying Milk Produced In PA

To The Editor: June is Dairy Month in Pennsylvania. More...

Memories Of Dad

To The Editor:  Dad and I never played baseball or went fishing. But in my early years, we dug up bricks together.  A building with a brick foundation apparently once stood on what became my dad’s garden behind the house. More...

Sports

Legion Baseball Roundup

POST 561 5POST 15 1 Post 561 opened the season with a win at Waynesboro last Thursday. Post 15 took the early lead pushing across an unearned run. More...

Indians To Vie For PIAA Championship

High School Baseball

Southern Fulton 11 Sayre 0  More...

MHS Falls to Softball Power

High School Softball

West Greene 10 McConnellsburg 0   More...

Family

Celebrates Third

Mason B. Gordon celebrated his third birthday June 9, 2018, with a PJ Masks party.  He is the son of Scott and Melissa Gordon and little brother of Madeline Gordon. More...

Marriage License

Garry Lee Markel, 69, Hancock, and Karen Marie Markel, 57, Hancock, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

KNEPPER  Thank you God for caring people during my hospital stay and recovery. I really saw this caring. It came through cards from other churches and many friends.  Love was experienced through prayers and phone calls. More...