November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tyrone Boy, 7, Found Dead

At school bus stop

A 7-year old boy who had been waiting for his school bus was found dead in Tyrone last Thursday morning, Nov. 1, at his bus stop, according to news sources. More...

Career Fair Held

Celebrating Careers in Demand Month, Fulton County Employment and Training and Fulton County Medical Center held a career fair at McConnellsburg’s American Legion on Tuesday, Oct. 30. More...

Local & State

Remington Ryde On Tap For FCMC Foundation’s Scholarship Fundraiser

Ryan Frankhouser is a man of constant motion. It started when he received his first guitar for Christmas at age 13. Frankhouser is the founder and lead man for Remington Ryde. More...

Congregations Attacked At Synagogue Hold Joint Service

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The three congregations attacked at a Pittsburgh synagogue gathered for a joint service last Saturday, while a prayer vigil was planned outside their desecrated worship space to mark the time the massacre began one week earlie More...

143-Lb. Pumpkin Wins Fall Fest Pumpkin Contest

The results are in for the annual pumpkin-growing contest hosted by the Grease, Steam, and Rust (GSR) Association during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival (FFFF), and Tracy Deneen of Needmore took first prize and second prize this year with her 143-pound More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 5, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Theft   Money was stolen from a resident on the 1400 block of Pump Station Road on Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. According to state police, a 47-year-old Licking Creek woman had $4,877.08 stolen. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The 2018 racing season is in the books as the World of Outlaws concluded the season over the weekend with the World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte.  Of course Mother Nature had to have her hands in the weekend but all racing was able to b More...

Features

Feds Say Heroin, Fentanyl Remain Biggest Drug Threat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. More...

Dish Gardens Bring Gardening Inside For The Winter

Theres no need for gardeners to go dormant along with their landscape when cold weather arrives. Arranging plants in small dishes and pots can be an enjoyable indoor alternative at the end of the summer growing season. More...

Woman Who Created Green Bean Casserole Dies

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) – The woman who created a Thanksgiving staple enjoyed by millions – the green bean casserole – has died at age 92.  Dorcas Reilly died on Oct. More...

Veterans Day Observance Set For November 12

Nov. 11 memorial service at Union Cemetery

Two observances honoring the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces are planned for the upcoming Veterans Day weekend. On Sunday, Nov. More...

Firefighters Get Grain-Bin Rescue Training

Three county companies participate

McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. (MVFC), Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. (NVFC), and Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. (HAVFCO) participated in a grain-bin rescue awareness training provided by Penn State Ag Rescue Training Program on Saturday, Oct. 27. More...

Bones In Bedford Could Take A Year To Identify

The human skeletal remains that were found in a wooded area in Snake Spring Township, Bedford County, could take up to a year or more to identify, according to news sources. The remains were found by a hunter on Oct. More...

Obituaries

Robert E. Appleby

Fort Loudon, 79

Robert Eugene Appleby, 79, Fort Loudon, died Thursday morning, November 1, 2018, at the home of Jack Clark and Stacie Scholl, Davis Lane, Hustontown.  Born May 4, 1939, at Hustontown, he was the son of the late John E. More...

Keith A. Carbaugh

Waynesboro, 53

Keith A. Carbaugh, 53, Waynesboro, died unexpectedly Friday, November 2, 2018, at his home.  Born November 13, 1964, in Chambersburg, he was a son of Paul H. Carbaugh and the late Wilma J. Lehman Martin.  More...

Lois L. Leevy

Chambersburg, 91

Lois L. Leevy, 91, Chambersburg, died Tuesday, October 30, 2018.  Born September 9, 1927, in Fulton County, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Rush D. and Adaline Kuhn Hann. Her beloved husband, Grant J. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings in the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kirby Knepper, November 17; Tom Humbert, November 16; Rhonda Black, November 14; Sam Metz, November 21; Danielle McClain, November 18; Kirby Carbaugh, November 20; Randy Peck, November 16; Martina Mc- Garvey, November 20; Melvina A More...

Sports

FR Hockey District 6 Champs

The Forbes Road Cardinal field hockey team rallied to a 3-0 victory over the Huntingdon Bearcats to become the District 6A champions last Wednesday night at Bald Eagle Area High School. More...

ICC All-Stars

The Inter-county Conference all-stars were released last week. Volleyball First Team More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

KIPE  I would like to thank all who were a part of the Cruise-In for a Cause last month.  A special thank-you to Kim and Kevin Mowen for organizing this event. Thanks to Sheila and Jan Fraker for providing the music. More...