Paul E. Ward

Little Cove, 95

Paul E. “Mike” Ward, 95, Little Cove, died at 5:45 a.m., April 8, 2017, at his home following a brief illness. Born August 3, 1921, at Little Cove, he was a son of the late Dallas and Iva Smith Ward. He was a lifelong dairy farmer in Little Cove. He was forest fire warden for 60 years. He drove his […]

Faberge Egg Reunited With Its Missing ‘Surprise’ In Texas

DALLAS ( AP) – A Faberge egg and the jeweled elephant designed to fit inside it are being reunited for the first time in almost a century thanks to a loan from Queen Elizabeth II to a Texas museum. A gallery that opens Monday at the Houston Museum of Natural Science features the elephant, which only recently was discovered to […]

In Memory

KERLIN In loving memory of Phyllis (Fix) Kerlin on April 13: Her Journey’s Just Begun Don’t think of her as gone away Her journey has begun, Life holds so many facets This earth is only one. Just think of her as resting From the sorrows and the tears In a place of warmth and comfort Where there are no days […]

Canine Medics On Front Lines To Offer Aid

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. (AP) – Bill Sirianni has responded to numerous incidents in his 10 years as an EMT, using his training to help people who have suffered medical emergencies or been injured in accidents or fires. On occasion, he finds himself helping four-footed patients as well. Sirianni is on staff with Mt. Pleasant EMS. He also is a canine […]

Ameon V. Hann

McConnellsburg, 70

Ameon V. Hann, 70, Mc- Connellsburg, died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. She was born in Harrisonville, March 6, 1947, the daughter of the late Bernice M. (Bishop) and George T. Hollinshead. She was the wife of Richard H. “Dick” Hann, whom she married September 4, 1965. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist […]

Celebrates First

Brinley Jane Gelvin celebrated her first birthday March 13, 2016, with a pink and glitter party with all of her family and friends She is the daughter of Brandon and Hope Gelvin. Grandparents are Tammy and Steve Gelvin and Tom Blue. Great-grandparents are Rheon and Patsy Gelvin and Carol Claybaugh. Brinley has three sisters: Kailee, Brookelynn and Braylin; and two […]

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG With heartfelt thanks to all who gave a hug, a smile, prayer and kind thoughts in our family’s time of sorrow at the passing of our mother, Mary A. DeShong. Special thanks to Sipes Funeral Home. Jason and Darrin did a wonderful job. Jeremy Fletcher – you were a godsend. Also, thanks to the United Methodist Church ladies for […]


20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 10, 1997 ’97 An innovative fundraiser at Forbes Road Elementary School resulted in an $8,200 profit to be used for needed supplies and equipment and a sizable donation to the school district’s new auditorium fund. Forbes Road Elementary School Helpers (FRESH) and about half of the elementary school’s 300 students worked with […]

Maundy Thursday Services At Wells Valley

Wells Valley Presbyterian Church will hold a Maundy Thursday tenebrae service at 7 p.m., April 13. The service will include communion. All welcome.

U.S. Regulators Let Company Test For Health Risks

NEW YORK (AP) – For the first time, U.S. regulators have authorized a company to tell consumers directly about their individual genetic risk of certain diseases and conditions without involving a health care professional. The California-based company 23andMe gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market genetic testing for risk of 10 ailments, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases. […]