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Local & State

Grand Opening Held For Republican Party Headquarters

Fulton County Republicans opened the doors to their new headquarters located at 109 Lincoln Way East. More...

PennDOT Provides REAL ID Update

Customers may bring REAL ID documents to driver license centers beginning September 1

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers provided an update Monday on Pennsylvania’s progress toward compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, and how customers can apply More...

FCMC Installs Additional Parking Signage

Fulton County Medical Center has added additional signage on the parking lot light poles to assist patients and guests parking in the lot closest to their services. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 27, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Peggy Wagner and Tristan Gelvin, September 2; Betty Christian,   More...

Hustontown

Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a chicken barbecue September 22 at 3 p.m., an open stage with kitchen open at 5 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

It was a four race weekend for the All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprints in Central PA with a mix of different winners.  Grandview Speedway kicked off the weekend with a Thursday night event where ASCoC points leader Aaron Reutzel scored the win More...

Features

Animal Crackers Uncaged With Push From PETA

After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free.  Mondelez International, the parent company of Nabisco, has redesigned the packaging of its Barnum’s Animals crackers in response to pressure f More...

Back-To-School Safety Tips

Summer vacation has ended and children are back to school. According to SafeKids Worldwide, every day, 44 children are hit by a car in the United States, about 16,000 a year. More...

WSP Says Olympia Abduction Report A Hoax

OLYMPIA, Wash. More...

Church News

Homecoming

A cordial invitation is extended to everyone to the annual homecoming of Sideling Hill Christian Church, 10424 Sipes Mill Road, Needmore, September 2. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship services with Rev. More...

Worship Service

Friends of Tonoloway will hold annual fall worship services Sunday, October 7, at 2 p.m.  The guest speaker will be Rev. Roger Myers, pastor of Brandts Church of the Brethren in Frankllin County. More...

Homecoming

Rehobeth Cemetery Association’s annual homecoming service will be held at Rehobeth United Methodist Church Sunday, September 2, at 2 p.m. There will be an old-fashioned hymn sing led by Rev. Ed James and pianist Hannah Guyer. More...

Road Rally To Follow Barn Quilt Trail

What do you get when you cross a scenic drive and an intense scavenger hunt? You get a road rally, one of the least expensive and most fun motorsports around! More...

Bedford/Fulton Joint Recreation Authority Formed

To oversee Old PA Pike

At their weekly meeting last Tuesday commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney McCray signed a resolution endorsing the creation of the Bedford/ Fulton Joint Recreation Authority that will support and advise The Old PA Pike trail (TOPP). More...

Obituaries

William R. Shives

Needmore, 66

William “Bill” Reed Shives, 66, Needmore, died Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, April 7, 1952, the son of the late Dorothy O. (Truax) and A. Reed “Pete” Shives. More...

Zella L. Shields

McConnellsburg, 55

Zella L. Shields, 55, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at her residence.  She was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on May 11, 1963, the daughter of Helen Marie (Barthalow) and Roy Barnhart, of Mc- Connellsburg.  More...

In Memory

MELLOTT  In memory of Naomi Mellott on your birthday in heaven – September 3:  Birthdays in heaven  Must be without a doubt  Celebrated in such a way  We could only dream about.  No gifts would be required  Th More...

Letters

Forbes Scholarship Program Needs Financial Help

To The Editor:  The Lena B. McClain Scholarship Program that awards scholarships (gifts) to any Forbes Road graduate continuing his or her education at a four-year, two-year, trade school, beauty school, etc., is running out of money. More...

Retiring Commuter Thanks PennDOT

To The Editor:  At the end of the month, I will be retiring after nearly 40 years working at Letterkenny, but that is not what this letter is about.  More...

Sports

High School Sports

GOLF  McConnellsburg High School golf team opened its season with an 18-hole match August 22 at Down River Golf Course, Everett.  More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Ricky Lee Lake III, 20, McConnellsburg, and Kierra Nicole McCumbee, 19, Warfordsburg.  Corey Morgan Wahl, 24, Belcamp, Md., and Brittey Nic More...

Birth Announced

Shaina Mellott, Warfordsburg, announces the birth of a daughter, Tovah Jade Mellott, August 22, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Cards Of Thanks

CULLER  The family of Marjory B. “Sue” Culler wishes to thank the many relatives, neighbors and friends for the love and support during a very difficult time. More...