Carquest To Hold Car Show

Area auto dealership establishing outdoor market

The next several months Thomas Great Cove Autos Dealership will be playing host to the area’s only outdoor market, with hopes of offering a variety of items to local shopping enthusiasts ranging from fresh flowers and produce to antiques and baked goods. Chuck Robertson, dealership general manager, informed the “News” the ongoing market will undoubtedly draw in some motorists and […]

Clearing The Record

In last week’s edition of the “News,” it was reported Forbes Road Elementary Principal Byron Helsel has spent his entire career in education at the northern Fulton County school aside from a stint at Juniata Valley. It should have been stated Helsel spent a small amount of time in Juniata County. The “News” apologizes for the error. In a recent […]

Class of 2009 Cadets To Graduate Friday

Capt. Timothy Mercer will deliver 15th annual graduation address

The Fulton County Camp Cadet Association will hold its 15th annual graduation for 37 members of the Class of 2009 this Friday evening, June 12. The cadets arrived at Camp Sinoquipe near Fort Littleton for the one-week camping experience on Sunday and are scheduled to graduate lakeside at 6:00 p.m. on Friday. The graduation address will be delivered by Pennsylvania […]

Plans Progressing For Youth Field Day

Applications being accepted for 10th annual event

Youths eager to learn about the outdoors, hunting and wildlife conservation are urged to sign up before the deadline passes for the annual Fulton County Youth Field Day. Organized in county by Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer Andy Carbaugh, the 10th annual event is set for Saturday, September 17 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fulton County Pistol & […]

Forbes Student Remembered Through Scholarship

Five graduates receive Joshua T. Wilt Jr. scholarship

A handful of Forbes Road School District seniors will be selected annually to receive a newly created, educational scholarship named in honor of a 14-year-old boy and fellow student who succumbed to injuries sustained in a single-vehicle collision last summer. Last Friday evening during the Class of 2009 graduation and award ceremonies held at Forbes Road’s auditorium, five graduating seniors […]

SF Alumni Assoc. Awards Scholarships

The Southern Fulton Senior Alumni Association awarded a total of $1,000 in scholarships to two seniors at Southern Fulton High School this year. By a generous contribution of some of the scholarship committee members, three other seniors received a $100 schoalrship. Emily Garland and Elaina Truax are the recipients of the $500 scholarships. Emily is the daughter of Jamie and […]

McConnellsburg Awards Scholarships To Grads

Scholarships presented at June 4 ceremony

Sixty-four members of the Class of 2009 walked down the aisle of commencement services held at McConnellsburg High School last Thursday evening and many of those same graduates departed with multiple scholarships in hand to further their education. Justin Gordon snagged a total of eight scholarships and special awards, including the distinguished graduate award; a $3,000 Sam Walton Scholarship; $1,000 […]

Shore To Step Down From Position


Ardella Shore, a longtime employee of the Fulton County commissioners office, announced this week she will be resigning from her position later this month. The resignation of Shore, a volunteer in the office that primarily oversees voter registration and related election issues, is slated to become effective June 30. Shore did note, however, that she would be available to work […]

F&M Trust Promotes Ramsey

Officials at F&M Trust have announced that Gerri A. Ramsey has been promoted to Community office manager at the Warfordsburg office located at 560 Great Cove Road, Warfordsburg. Ramsey has been with F&M Trust for more than a year and was previously a management trainee for the Fulton County market. Ramsey will be responsible for actively contributing to the efforts […]

Stohl Receives Scholarships

Amanda Stohl has been awarded two scholarships for her senior year at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art,) in Baltimore. The competitive scholarship committee reviewed work from nearly 800 highly qualified applicants and awarded scholarships to those presenting the best quality artwork and having the best academic records. Amanda received the General Fine Arts departmental Recognition Award and the Samson […]