July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

At-risk Students See GPA Increase

In Check & Connect program

Check & Connect is an intervention program for students in grades kindergarten through 12th who show signs of disengagement with school and could be at risk of dropping out. More...

Local & State

Approach To Managing Communities Varies

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Businesses have them. So do school districts.  Whatever they’re called – superintendents, chief executive officers or presidents – they’re managers.  More...

Public School Leaders Meet To Talk About PIAA

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PA Health Insurance Outlook Improves In 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 23, 1998 ’98 More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The World of Outlaws invasion into Central Pennsylvania over the weekend resulted in two Posse wins, both wins being milestones for the two respective winners.  Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, Lance Dewease became the alltime winningest More...

Features

Sesame Street Moving Into Classrooms

SEATTLE (AP) – Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum – a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move in More...

Managing Your Debt In Retirement Takes Planning

Owing money in retirement isn’t ideal – but most people do.  Seventy percent of U.S. More...

Astronomers Spy Nearby Star That Could Be Chomping A Planet

WASHINGTON (AP) – Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets.  A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year. More...

Worker Killed In Letterkenny Army Depot Explosion

An explosion that rattled everyone in Franklin County last Thursday at 7:20 a.m. at Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County has left four people injured and one deceased.  More...

98th Fulton County Fair Begins Sunday

The 98th Fulton County Fair will get under way July 29 and runs through Aug. 4 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, located just east of McConnellsburg on Old Route 30. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

CROUSE  In loving memory of Loni Crouse July 28, 1960 – December 19, 2011:  You were someone very special who can never be replaced.  The memories of 51 years can never be erased.  Your birthday is here again and we cannot More...

James T. Donahue

Ashland, Va., 94

James T. Donahue, 94, Ashland, Va., died peacefully at home with his wife and family by his side Wednesday, July 11, 2018.  He was born in Norfolk, Va., June 1924, to Louise E. More...

Carolyn A. Mellott

Fort Loudon, 72

Carolyn A. Mellott, 72, Fort Loudon, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at her residence.  She was born in Mc- Connellsburg, May 4, 1946, a daughter of the late Anna (Tritle) DeShong and Charles Hardman. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Anna and Kenneth Ray, July 30; John Bishop, July 26; Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn Culler, August 5; Wes Souders, August 4; Isaiah Rife, July 23; Tessa Mc- Garvey Strait, Carl Knepper and Justin Knepper, August 7; Jack Keen, Augu More...

Hustontown

Center United Methodist Church will hold a food pantry disbursement July 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The fifth Sunday worship service will be held at Fairview United Methodist Church July 29, at 10:45 a.m., followed by a covered dish lunch. More...

Sports

Legion Baseball

Region 4 Division 2 Tournament GAME 1 Post 262 4 Post 561 3   More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Needmore Parade Needmore firemen’s parade and ice cream social will be held September 8. Parade lineup will be at 5 p.m. and parade at 7 p.m. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

NEEDMORE SCOUTS &  COMMUNITY CENTER  Needmore Community Center and Boy Scout Troop 45 would like to thank the following businesses and individuals:  More...

Marriage License

Joshua Brock Johnson, 30, McConnellsburg, and Maci Blanche Coy, 22, Mc- Connellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Church News

Forbes Road To Hold Back-To-School Prayer Night

Plan to attend the backto school prayer night Monday, August 20, at Forbes Road High School at 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium. Everyone is welcome to attend: parents, students, faculty, staff, friends, relatives and community members. More...

Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held August 7-8, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., for ages 3 years to fifth grade at Warfordsburg   Presbyterian Church.  To register or for more information call 717-294-3028.   More...

Gospel Strings To Appear At Fair

The Gospel Strings will be singing at vesper services Sunday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m., at the Fulton County Fair. There will be a special church service with special speaker Pastor Jack Noll. More...