October 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Man Dies In Work Related Accident

A Wells Tannery man died Thursday, Oct. 11, as a result of a work-related accident that occurred on Hooversville Road in Somerset County.  According to news sources, Andrew E. More...

Local & State

Democrats Hold Fall Banquet

Emily Best, local Democratic candidate for the District 30 PA Senate seat, speaks at the Fulton County Democratic banquet on Saturday, at the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Town Welcomes Festival-Goers

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce displayed “Welcome to McConnellsburg” flags along Second Street and Lincoln Way just in time for the 45th annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival this weeke More...

Dollhouse Design Is Thriving Thanks To Social Media

For five months now, Reagan Baker has spent nights after work hanging curtain rods, assembling chandeliers and installing wood floors. She’s not renovating her New York City apartment, but outfitting a miniature dollhouse camper.  More...

Letters

Thoughts, Questions On Plan For Old Turnpike

To The Editor:  More...

Encourages Pro-Life Vote

To The Editor,  “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” II More...

County Volunteers “Do It Again”

To The Editor:  When the newly formed downtown revitalization group was organized about eight weeks ago, “Main Street McConnellsburg, there were many ideas on what can and needed to be done.  It was decided the very first thing that c More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI   A minor was pulled over on Route 30 in Todd Township on Oct. 14 at 1:15 a.m. According to state police, a 17-year-old Wells Tannery male was pulled over and was found to be operating his vehicle under the influence of drugs. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FFFF ACTIVITIES HAVFCO FFFF Meal Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a roast beef dinner October 19; a potpie dinner and open stage October 20; and a buffet October 21. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

HARR  The family of Martha Harr expresses our sincere thanks and gratitude for the support during a very difficult time.  The prayers, cards, phone calls, flowers, food, visits and expressing of sympathy and kindness were greatly appreciate More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: baked meatloaf w/gravy, baked potato w/margarine, mixed bean medley, white bread, cherry chip cake with topping.  Tuesday: ham and green beans, applesauce, rolls, d More...

Marriage License

Eric Logue Lynch, 28, Needmore, and Erin Rachael Deneen, 25, Needmore, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

More Teen Smoking, Drinking, Bullying Here Than PA Average

According to 2017 survey

In 2017, 485 Pennsylvania Youth Surveys (PAYS) completed in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 were submitted to the state from all three Fulton County school districts. Out of those 485, 482 of them were valid. More...

Central Fulton OKs Senior Class Trip

McConnellsburg High School seniors Leah Seville, Kaleb Skiles, and Lucas McClain gave a presentation to the Central Fulton School District board Oct. 9 at the monthly board meeting about their planned senior class trip to Orlando, Fla. More...

Obituaries

Andrew E. Van Horn

Wells Tannery, 35

Andrew E. Van Horn, 35, Wells Tannery, died Thursday, October 11, 2018, at Hooversville, Somerset Co., Pa., as a result of injuries sustained in a construction accident.  More...

James R. Paylor

New Washington, Ohio, 79

James “Jim” Richard Paylor, 79, lifetime resident of New Washington, Ohio, died Monday, October 8, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family.  More...

Edith B. Rhodes

St. Thomas, 74

Edith B. Rhodes, 74, St. Thomas, died Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa. She was born in Needmore, December 19, 1943, the daughter of the late Ruth (Winters) and Stanley Mellott. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 15, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Harold Peck, September 14; Sherry Harr, October 11; Doris Pittman, October 29; Gage Henry, 17 on October 29; Michelle Sowers,   More...

Hustontown

Happy “fall folking” to everyone this week! Please drive cautiously this week and weekend as there will be a lot of people out along the roads enjoying the many festivities. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Cross- Country Southern Fulton 15Juniata Valley 50Individual results More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

As the season winds down, this past weekend served as one of the busiest of the racing season.  The 410 Sprints were in action four times where four different winners emerged at four different tracks  Freddie Rahmer won his first career 410 More...

Features

Halloween Tips To Save Money

(StatePoint) – Halloween may be the spookiest night of the year, but it’s the prices for costumes and decorations that are scarier than any vampire (and they’ll drain your wallet even faster).  More...

The Trick To Getting Velvety Pumpkin Soup Is Canned Pumpkin

This velvety pumpkin soup is surprisingly easy and fast thanks to canned pumpkin. The trick is getting rich, balanced pumpkin flavor out of a can.  More...

Additional Financial Protection For Your Family: What To Know

(StatePoint) – It is hard to think about death, but organizing your financial paperwork, having a will, making sure you have an appropriate amount of life insurance coverage and even writing out funeral plans, can help ensure that loved ones le More...

Church News

PA State Sunday School Convention Set For Nov. 3

The 156th anniversary Pennsylvania State Sunday School Convention will be held November 3 at Newville First Church of God, 475 Shippensburg Road, Newville. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a devotional session featuring a message by Rev. Dr. More...

God And Country Rally

Calvary Independent Baptist Church in McConnellsburg will host a God and Country Rally with speaker Dave Kissler October 25 and 26, at 7 p.m.  Everyone is invited. Let’s bring America back to God. More information at 717-485- 4745.   More...

Revival

Revival services will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren Friday through Sunday, October 26-28. Speaker will be Pastor Mac Miller from Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren. Services will be held at 7 p.m. More...