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CFSD Board Celebrates PSBA Month

Abbott receives Keystone FFA Degree

At the January Central Fulton School Board meeting held Tuesday, Jan. More...

Local & State

Bible Sent Back To Veteran After 73 Years

INKERMAN, Pa. (AP) – After arriving stateside following three years at sea during World War II, Haydn Evans left his Navy barracks in Washington state and didn’t come back for three days. He had some much-deserved partying to do.  More...

Ventilator Purchased At FCMC

Jolene Shaffer, RRT, and Shawn Chilcote, RRT, are shown with the Hamilton Transport ventilator, which meets the needs for patients from adult to neonate and for all transport situations. More...

John Duffey Announces For Commissioner

John C. Duffey has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for Fulton County commissioner in the May 2019 primary.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 21, 1999 ’99 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds morning prayer meetings every Tuesday in the high school auditorium from 7: 30 a. m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome. Center United Methodist Church will hold a food pantry disbursement January 23, from 5:30 p.m. More...

Sports

State Parks, Forests Offering Visitors A Winter Playground

Harrisburg, PA – With the arrival of winter, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn is reminding outdoor enthusiasts Pennsylvania’s state forest and park systems again are rolling out the welcome mat f More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball  Southern Fulton 51 Fannett Metal 45   More...

2019 PA Fishing Licenses Are On Sale

HARRISBURG, Pa. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has announced that 2019 fishing licenses are now available.  A license purchased now is valid through December 31, 2019. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

VFW/FOVA POST 655   Fulton County Historical Society would like to thank the VFW/FOVA Post 655 for the recent, generous donation of $1,000.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Matthew Scott Swope Jr., 19, Needmore, and Ashlyn Michelle Gregory, 18, Big Cove Tannery, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Forbes Road SPP Scores Highest In Area

Forbes Road Elementary Principal Maria Scott-Bollman reported at the Forbes Road School Board’s Jan. 14 meeting that the elementary “School Performance Profiles” scored the highest in the area. Their high score was 75.1. More...

Lynch Will Not Seek Re-election

For county commissioner

Fulton County Commissioner Pete Lynch will not be seeking another term of office in this year’s municipal election.  “I have had a great experience as a commissioner of Fulton County. More...

County Handles Routine Business

Commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Pete Lynch, and Rodney McCray approved a purchase of service agreement between the county of Fulton and the county of Westmoreland for a youth shelter facility at their weekly meeting Jan. 15. More...

Obituaries

Shirley A. Feagley

McConnellsburg, 80

Shirley Ann Feagley, 80, McConnellsburg, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at AristaCare at Woodland Park in Orbisonia.  She was born on Sunday, January 30, 1938, in Big Cove Tannery, the daughter of the late William and the late Margaret (Shives) More...

John W. Houck Jr.

Six Mile Run, 85

John Wesley Houck Jr., 85, Six Mile Run, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at his home.  Born on July 29, 1933, in Wood, he was a son of the late John Wesley Sr. and Rachel Alice (Gates) Houck.  He was united in marriage to Judith L. More...

Joyce A. Souders

McConnellsburg, 78

Mrs. Joyce A. (Johnston) Souders, 78, McConnellsburg, died Monday, January 14, 2019, as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Mercersburg. Born May 30, 1940, in Waynesboro, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John B. More...

Letters

Offers Ways To Decrease Greenhouse Gases

To The Editor:  Can we move beyond the rhetoric and get things done? 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

Today In History

Gold Nugget Discovered In 1848 In Calif.

Today is Thursday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2019. There are 341 days left in the year. Today’sHighlight in History: On Jan. 24, 2013, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the lifting of a ban on women serving in combat. On this date: More...

How To Keep Dogs Safe During Cold Weather Walks

(StatePoint) – Make winter a wonderland for dogs by ensuring they’re safe when temperatures drop. More...

Resolve To Boost Health With These Breakfast Tips

(StatePoint) – Looking to make a change to your nutrition in the new year? Start by examining what is often referred to as the most important meal of the day; breakfast.  More...

Church News

Sorority News

Sisters of Preceptor Gamma Pi of Beta Sigma Phi ended their first half year with a Christmas lasagna dinner hosted by President Amy Hill. Her daughters, Kaylan and Kayla, along with their friends, served as waitresses.  More...

Winter Retreat

The Fellowship of Bible Churches will host its annual winter retreat February 8 and 9 at the facilities located at Camp Tohiglo, 10670 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg.  Speakers will be John Loeffler, national radio program, and Rev. More...

Night Of Acapella

Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute cordially invite all to attend a night of acapella music on Wednesday, February 6, at 7 p.m.  The institute is located 1 1/ 2 miles west of Harrisonville along Rte. 30 at the old Green Hill School.   More...