November 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

State’s Hungry Thankful For Hunters

When they sat down at the dinner table last Thursday, Pennsylvania’s hunters had plenty for which to be thankful. More...

Local & State

FCMC State Of The Company

Fulton County Medical Center Board of Directors held the annual public State of the Company meeting Monday, November 19. More...

Festival Of Lights Starts This Weekend

Members of Fulton County Fair Board have been working hard to decorate the fairgrounds and get ready for Santa to visit the Festival of Lights to be held on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 and December 7 and 8.  More...

PA Democrats Have High Hopes For Redistricting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The opportunity for Democrats to enhance their prospects in races for legislative and congressional seats for an entire decade is still three years away, but they’re already thinking about it in Pennsylvania. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 26, 1998 ’98 More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Brian Montieth was honored last Saturday as a seven time 410 Sprint car track champion at Lincoln Speedway. Montieth’s championship winning season included six wins at the track and 14 top-five finishes in 21 starts. More...

Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board

FOOD AND DINING Free Lunch Lunch will be served every first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at McConnellsburg United Methodist Faith and Life Center, across from the courthouse. Parking available behind the church. More...

Features

How To Throw A Holiday Open House Party

There are many ways to entertain, but during the busy holiday season, it’s the open house party that I gravitate to. Not a big, sit-down meal. Not a frenetic, crowded, twohour cocktail party. More...

Senior Center Activities

Activities at Warfordsburg Senior Center are as follows:  December 3: Wii league bowling at 9 a.m.; bring in decorations.  December 4: trip to Hagerstown; Christams luncheon, leave at 10:30 a.m.; center closed.  December 5: tree and ce More...

Today In History

Sand Creek Massacre Took Place In 1864

Today is Thursday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2018. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1890, the first Army-Navy football game was played at West Point, N.Y.; Navy defeated Army, 24-0. On this date: More...

County Awarded $97K In 9-1-1 System Funding

To use for updates, cyber security, and maintenance

The county’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director, Brian Barton, met with commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Pete Lynch, and Rodney McCray at their weekly Tuesday morning meeting on Nov. More...

Cito Road Bridge Now Open To Traffic

The Route 1001 (Cito Road) bridge, which spans Spring Run in Ayr Township, Fulton County, has reopened to traffic. This bridge was replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. More...

Obituaries

Helen E. Dickinson

Everett, 89

Helen E. Dickinson, 89, Everett, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  She was born July 4, 1929, in Everett, a daughter of the late Albert Karns and Clara (Pittman) Karns.  On March 10, 1953, in Cumberland, she married Clair O. More...

Steven R. Koons

Greencastle, 58

Steven Ray Koons, 58, Greencastle, and recently of McConnellsburg, died Friday, November 16, 2018. He had been in failing health for the past several years.  Born in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Robert L. More...

Ada R. Walls

Needmore, 86

Ada Ruth Walls, age 86, Needmore, formerly of Hancock, Md., died Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term Care Facility in McConnellsburg, Pa.  Born June 25, 1932, in Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late E More...

Sports

High School Sports

Volleyball All-Stars   District 5A volleyball alldistrict all-stars are as follows:  First Team  Kiera Booth, Berlin; Lexi Dorcon, Berlin; Grace Dorcon, Berlin; Jennifer Durica, Conemaugh; Mikala Faith, Conemaugh; Taylor Rapsky, Shade More...

Preliminary Two-Day Bear Harvest Results

After two days, 1,622 black bears had been harvested as part of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season, according to preliminary totals released last Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  Bears have been harvested in 54 counties duri More...

Glenn Wins PA State Soccer Shoot

The Elks held the 2018 Pennsylvania State Soccer Shoot Championship November 18, at Park Forrest Middle School, State College. Eight area youths represented the South Central District. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Gary and Maria (Randazzo) Hibner, McConnellsburg, announce the birth of a son, Rocco George, November 24, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at Waynesboro Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. He has a big sister, Sofia. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week at the local courthouse:  Timothy James Divelbliss, 32, McConnellsburg, and Kylie Ann Miller, 35, Mc- Connellsburg.  Paul Irvin Hock III, 46, Mc- Connellsburg, and Lau More...

Cards Of Thanks

FAIR BOARD  The Fulton County Fair Board wishes to thank Grease, Steam and Rust Association and all supporting businesses for their help with the Festival of Lights and activities throughout the year.   More...