January 31, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Approve Van Purchase

For sheriff’s office

Fulton County Sheriff Keith Stains and county solicitor Stanley Kerlin met with commissioners Rodney McCray, Stuart Ulsh, and Pete Lynch on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to discuss inmate transports. More...

Local & State

Three Springs Teen To Reign As 2019 PA State Fair Queen

Huntingdon County Fair Queen Mikara Anderson of Three Springs, Huntingdon County, was crowned the 2019 Pennsylvania Fair Queen on Saturday, January 26, at the annual joint convention of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs and Pennsylva More...

Gov. Wolf Takes New Step On Marijuana With Town Hall Sessions

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

U.S. Congressman Joyce Visits Fulton County Medical Center

Continues district-wide healthcare tour

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) made his eighth health center visit of the month last Friday, with a trip to Fulton County Medical Center. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 28, 1999 ’99 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...

Church News

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 Instititue, 1 1/2 miles west of Harrisonville, along Rte. 30, invites all to attend a night of acapella music Wednesday, February 6, at 7 p.m.   More...

Central Fulton Hosts Skills USA

Approximately 50 technical/ vocational school students from 15 area technical and high schools gathered at Mc- Connellsburg High School on Jan. 24, for the District 7 Skills USA Competition.  More...

Lake Restoration Moves Forward

Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake President Anthony D’Anna and secretary Dayton Tweedy led a public meeting Monday evening at The Community State Bank concerning the progress of refilling Meadow Grounds Lake.  More...

SFSD Mourns Loss Of Business Manager

Southern Fulton School District board members mourned the untimely loss of their business manager, Debbie Schetrompf, at their monthly board meeting on Jan. 22. More...

Obituaries

Frank B. BIshop Sr.

Hancock, 80

Frank Bernard Bishop, Sr., 80, Hancock, Md., died Friday, January 25, 2019, at Doey’s House, in Hagerstown, Md., surrounded by his loving wife and family.  Born February 15, 1938, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Jesse E. More...

Lot L. Blankley

Warfordsburg, 75

Lot L. Blankley, 75, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at his home under hospice care. Born July 12, 1943, in Warfordsburg, he was the son of the late George W. and Hilda H. (Bishop) Blankley. More...

Elmer L. Gordon

Chambersburg, 58

Elmer L. Gordon, 58, Chambersburg, died Monday, January 21, 2019, at his residence.  He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, December 6, 1960, a son of Harold E. “Sammy” Gordon, Harrisonville, and the late Mary V. Naugle. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Two Indicted In West Virginia   Two McConnellsburg residents were indicted by a Morgan County, W.Va., grand jury Jan. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball  Fannett Metal 49 McConnellsburg 48   More...

Features

Wine And Wings? Getting Creative For The Big Game

(StatePoint) – Everyone enjoys a hearty spread of comfort food for the big game. More...

Today In History

13th Amendment Passed In 1865

Today is Thursday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2019. There are 334 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. More...

Asteroids Are Smacking Earth Twice As Often As Before

WASHINGTON (AP) – Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don’t worry.  For the past 290 million years, large asteroids have been crashing into Earth more than twice as often as they did in the pre More...