2020-02-06

2020-02-06 E-Edition

Marlys Palmer Admitted To All-Sports Hall Of Fame

Decorated coach guided teams to national, state wins


Growing up in the village of Dott, Marlys Palmer has memories of a fun and loving childhood. She had the opportunity to grow up next to her grandparents’ farm and spent a lot of time with them outdoors. It was through this experience that she discovered her love for horses and was ecstatic when she got her very own pony […]

Southern Fulton Discusses School Renovations

For elementary school building


Southern Fulton School District (SFSD) superintendent Tara Will and SFSD business manager Jennifer Mellott presented renovation proposals for the district’s elementary building to the school board at its monthly meeting Jan. 21. The board will start advertising for proposals to obtain architect service costs to complete a project feasibility study whose ownership will be retained by SFSD. Board member David […]

Renewing Hope Offers Christian-based Recovery

For women 18 and older


ReNewing Hope Ministries (RHM), a Christian faith recovery house and center located in Fulton County, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is dedicated to “renewing hope to a hurting and desperate world through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.” RHM is also dedicated to the restoration and relief of the poor, the distressed, the underprivileged and those who are held captive […]

Commissioners Discuss Special Needs Work Opportunities



The Fulton County commissioners met with Randy and Logan Crouse at their weekly meeting last Tuesday to discuss special needs work opportunities. Commissioners Randy Bunch, Paula Shives, and Stuart Ulsh have previously met with state Sen. Judy Ward regarding special needs work opportunities and agree that it is an issue that needs to be pursued. During the Jan. 28 meeting […]

What To Watch For In PA Governor’s Budget Proposal



HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf’s sixth budget proposal to Pennsylvania’s Republican controlled Legislature will come out Tuesday, and the Democrat is expected to seek more money for public schools and emphasize the urgency of addressing student-loan debt and cleaning up lead and asbestos in schools. Many details of the plan, which could exceed $35 billion, remain under wraps, […]

Students Make Pouches For Marsupials In Australia Wildfires



CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) – A sewing machine hummed as King High School junior Paige Hart guided layers of flannel and fleece under the needle. With soft fabric in maroon and pastel shades, she crafted a pouch recently that would hold a young orphaned or displaced marsupial affected by Australia’s relentless wildfires. The project, a collaboration between student council members […]

WV Student Uses Birthday To Help Animals



BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – Eight-year-old Josie Adams, a second-grade student at Barboursville Elementary School, says she loves animals and wants to take care of them whenever she gets the opportunity. “I love all animals because they are nice,” she said. “So for my birthday I wanted to help the animals at the animal shelter since they don’t have a home […]

Clearing The Record

In last week’s issue of the “News,” the front-page story “Former MHS Coach Named To All-Sports Hall Of Fame” unintentionally omitted the names of Allen Cover’s daughter, Sherry Perry, and his granddaughters, Kellyn and Sheridan, of McConnellsburg. The Fulton County News wants its news reports to be fair and correct in every respect. If you have a question or comment, […]

County Weather Forecast


It is a messy forecast all the way through Friday night with chances of rain, freezing rain and snow at times. Keep up with the latest forecast because it’s going to be a close call for having some bad road conditions. The worst weather will be to the north, but there could be slick spots at times in Fulton County […]