August 9, 2018 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Pollution Control Project Funded Here

26 county conser vation districts received funding

Fulton County Conservation District has received $1,500 to host a timber harvesting workshop.  “This grant funding will allow the Conservation District staff to reduce pollution in our communities. More...

State Finalist In National American Miss PA Pageant

Mikayla Lynne Carnahan, 17, daughter of Christine Carnahan, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Pennsylvania pageant to be held August 12 and 13 at Hilton Harrisburg Towers in Harrisburg.  More...

Name Of Toddler Killed In Pit Bull Attack Released

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a toddler killed by pit bulls inside a northeast Philadelphia home.  The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the city’s medical examiner said an autopsy Friday determined that More...

Annual Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Fair Contest Winner

Did you see all those apple pies at the Fulton County Fair last week? More...

Officials Warn About West Nile As Suspected Infection Tested

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PA Preferred Junior Baking Contest Cookies, Brownies, Bars Fair Winner

Kendyl Truax from Needmore, took home top honors in the PA Preferred Junior Baking Contest with her Best Brownies recipe which was held at the Fulton County Fair on July 30, 2018. More...

Fair Results

Horse Show   More...

FR Elementary Room Assignments

RED BIRDS  Mrs. More...

Library Corner

Summer readers: Although the Summer Quest programs are mostly over, keep logging reading until Saturday, August 18. Then, be sure to pick up prizes by the end of August. More...

Korean War Veteran’s Remains Returned

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The remains of a 20-year-old soldier from Pittsburgh who died in the Korean War are being returned to his family.  Army Sgt. William A. Larkins will be buried with full military honors Aug. 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...

Sen. Eichelberger Bids Farewell

At last townhall meeting

Sen. John Eichelberger arrived at the Fulton Theatre last Thursday night to a crowd of five to hear and address the concerns of the public. More...

P&W Wins Two Boro Bids

McConnellsburg Borough Council accepted two bids from P&W Excavating at their monthly meeting last Wednesday evening – one for snow removal and one for roadwork. Council also opened bids for painting the Fulton House.  More...

SF Votes No To Forbes Road Vo-tech Pullout

The Southern Fulton School Board voted ‘no’ at its monthly meeting July 17 to Forbes Road School District’s letter of intent to withdraw from the Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School (FCAVTS).  The vote was unanimous. More...

Fair Results

4-H/FFA Vocational Swine   Lightweight 1  First - Katelyn Truax; second – Zachary Henry; third – Bo Carbaugh; fourth – Malaina Ritchey; fifth – Riley Black; sixth – Lainnie Glenn.  Lightweight 2  More...

3-Vehicle Crash Kills 2, Injures 3, Including State Trooper

SINKING SPRING, Pa. (AP) – A multi-vehicle crash killed two people and injured three others, including a state trooper who was responding to a call about a police officer being assaulted, authorities said. More...

Angel Food Cake Fair Contest Winner

Did you see the angel food cakes at the Fulton County Fair?  More...

Senior Center Activities

Activities at Warfordsburg Senior Center for August are as follows:  August 9: ring toss at 10:30 a.m.; Bible study at 11 a.m; choir practice at 12:30 p.m.  August 10: trip to Rockwood, leave at 8 a.m.; blood pressure screening; study time More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: chicken cobb salad, mixed greens with diced chicken, cucumber, cheddar, egg, bacon bits, vegetable noodle soup with crackers, wheat bread.  Tuesday: sloppy joes, ta More...

Senior Citizens Day Enjoyed At The Fair

Doretta Mellott, right, Hustontown Senior Center’s new food service manager, accompanied a group of senior citizens August 2, to the Fulton County Fair. More...

Chocolate Cake Fair Contest Winner

Tracy Deneen from Needmore, took home top honors again in the PSACF Homemade Chocolate Cake Contest with her Salted Carmel Toffee Crunch Cake recipe which was held at the Fulton County Fair on July 30, 2018.  More...

Wells Tannery Car Show Winners

The 71st annual Wells Tannery homecoming and ninth annual car show was held July 28. More...

Livestock Market Report

GREENCASTLE  July 30  Compared to last Monday’s slaughter steers sold $2 to $3 higher. Slaughter Holsteins sold $1 to $2 lower. Slaughter heifers sold $2 to $3 higher. Slaughter cows sold steady to $1 lower. More...