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Local & State

County Awarded Federal Funds

Under Department Of Homeland Security

Fulton County has been chosen to receive $5,500 through the State Set Aside Funds of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.  More...

County Signs Joints Resolution For 911 Regionalization Funds

With Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Huntingdon and Somerset counties

A joint resolution between the boards of commissioners of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset in support of an application for a Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency grant was signed by Fulton County commissioners Pe More...

Gov. Wolf Tours JLG

Gov. Tom Wolf made his first visit to JLG Industries in Mc- Connellsburg along with Sen. John Eichelberger and Bonnie Mellott- Keefer from Rep. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. Can you believe only two weeks left until school starts? I sure can’t. Have a wonderful week and stay cool!  More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ruby Fields and Kevin Richards, August 14; Roxanne and Dakota Rhodes, August 13; Jane Souders, August 17; Jessica Miller, August 18; Dennis Strait, August 19; Debra Mc- Garvey, August 16; Christen   More...

Racing Roundup

Logan Wagner Scores Again At The Port

For the second time in less than a month, Harrisonville’s Logan Wagner raced to the win in 410 Sprint car action Saturday at Port Royal Speedway.  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...

Features

Warmer Soil Releasing More Carbon, Worsening Climate Change

WASHINGTON (AP) – Even the dirt on the ground is making climate change worse, a new study finds.  Plants capture massive amounts of carbon, pumping it into the soil where usually it stays for hundreds or thousands of years.  More...

Deep Origin Of Rare Blue Diamonds Revealed In Their Flaws

WASHINGTON (AP) – Blue diamonds –like the Smithsonian’s famous Hope diamond –are the rarest of all and how they formed more than a billion years ago is a bit of a mystery. More...

Food Safety Training For Organizations

Don’t take a chance with food safety! More...

Trinity Pittman Crowned Little Miss Fair Queen

At 98th annual Fulton County Fair

Six-year-old Trinity Pittman was crowned Little Miss Fair Queen last Tuesday night at the 98th annual Fulton County Fair. More...

Bedford Co. Man Charged In Fatal Crash

Robert E. Burkholder, 32, Mann’s Choice, was charged with homicide by vehicle and involuntary manslaughter arising from an accident that killed Connie J. Seville, according to online court documents.  More...

Obituaries

Chauncey J. McGarvey Jr.

McConnellsburg,

Chauncey J. “Chaunce” McGarvey Jr., 79, McConnellsburg, died at home Monday, August 6, 2018, surrounded by his loving wife of 40 years and children and grandchildren.  More...

Charles L. Fix

Mercersburg, 85

Charles L. “Jack” Fix, 85, Mercersburg, died Thursday August 2, 2018.  He was born May 18, 1933 in Cove Gap, Pa., a son of the late Charles Walter and Grace Walck Fix.  He served in the U.S. More...

Sharon T. Kinney

Mercersburg, 84

Sharon Thompson Kinney, 84, Mercersburg, died Sunday July 29, 2018. She was born January 19, 1934, in Rock Springs, Wyo., the daughter of the late Neal and Myrtle (Jones) Thompson. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 6, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Damaged Vehicle   A 2013 Subaru Outback that was parked at All Things Automotive over the weekend of Aug. 4 was struck on the front driver's side fender while it was parked, according to state police. The actor then fled in an unknown vehicle. More...

Sports

Buck Valley T-Ball Members

The Terminators – first row: Landen Garland, Maverick Powell, Deacon Pelton, Carson Morris; second row: Gavin Hoopengardner, McKenzie Smith, Domanic Haulman, Alexus Corle, Reagen Hoover; third More...

Buck Valley Little League Members

Champion Red Sox team – first row: Joey Moorman, Kami Moorman, Blaine Fischer, Camdyn Cain; second row: Jimmy Bard, Mario Cook, Cole Strait, MiKayla Blake; third row: Gary Quackenbos, Clay Moor More...

Chamber’s Summer Golf Classic Held

Fulton County Chamber’s Summer Golf Classic was held Friday, July 27, at Great Cove Golf Course with a scramble format, fielding 17 foursomes sponsored by local businesses.  The scoring was closely rivaled, with the winning team, sponsored More...

Family

Birth Announced

Dillon and Neely Gracey of Lafayette, Color., announce the birth of a son, Athens Spence Gracey, July 29, 2018. Paternal grandparents are Jill and Terry Hampson of St. Thomas and Greg Gracey of McConnellsburg. More...

Cards Of Thanks

FARM BUREAU  Many thanks to all who attended the Fulton County Farm Bureau picnic July 15. Everyone enjoyed great food and speakers who came to share some thoughts and ideas with everyone.  More...