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Local & State

Death Of Rabid Bear First For NC

FAIRFIELD, N.C. More...

Groups To Save Historic Tree

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Environmentalists and residents are trying to stop developers from cutting down an estimated 300-year-old tree in Pennsylvania.  The Philadelphia Inquirer reports technology firm Susquehanna International Group (SIG) is More...

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From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 31, 1998 ’98 More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FOOD & 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

Women In Military Shifting From GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) – It had been months since retired Lt. Cmdr. Michele Fitzpatrick paid attention to news coverage. She was turned off by President Donald Trump’s tweetstorms and attacks on critics such as the late Republican Sen. More...

Deaths Of Police Officers On Duty On The Rise In The U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) – More police officers have died in the line of duty this year in the United States than in 2017, according to data released Thursday. More...

Make Better Brain Health Your Top New Year’s Resolution For 2019

(StatePoint) – Alzheimer’s Disease is expected to impact nearly 14 million Americans by 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. More...

Obituaries

Edward A. Doyle

McConnellsburg, 70

Edward A. Doyle, 70, Mc- Connellsburg, died Monday, December 24, 2018, at his residence.  He was born in Chambersburg, April 30, 1948, the son of the late Jacquelyn (Metcalf) Doyle and Norman E. Doyle Jr. He was the husband of Lisa A. More...

Jacob R. Everts Sr.

McConnellsburg, 74

Jacob Robert “Jake” Everts Sr., 74, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center.  He was born in Big Cove Tannery, Friday, February 4, 1944, a son of the late Robert W. More...

Ricky L. Mackey

Mercersburg, 61

Ricky “Rick” Lee Mackey, 61, Mercersburg, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at the Chambersburg Hospital.  Born June 16, 1957, to Theodore and Mabel (Patterson) Mackey of Chambersburg, he spent More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball SF Drops Final InTri-State Shootout North Hagerstown 45 Southern Fulton 44 More...

State Gamelands 99 Seasonal Road Closed Early

Due to extremely wet weather conditions this fall, and the early November snowstorm road conditions have deteriorated to the point where the decision was made to close the seasonal road on Jack’s Mountain, State Gamelands 99 prior to the end of More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

WAGNER  I have no other way to say thank you to the Rehobeth UMC of Mercersburg for the large basket of food and household items given to me for Christmas.  I also want to thank Forbes Road Lions Club for the fruit and to my friends, neighb More...

Church News

Marriage License

James Robert Bottenfield, 58, Needmore, and Iva Louise Swindell, 49, Needmore, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...