March 25, 2013
A Fulton County, Pa., man has been charged with sexually abusing a girl multiple times over the course of the last 2 1/2 years, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Warren David Kerlin III, 50, of Burnt Cabins, Pa., is charged with rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, indecent assault and other related offenses, according to a state police news release. Troopers allege Kerlin sexually assaulted the girl over the course of the last 2 1/2 years in Dublin Township.
March 15, 2012
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Franklin County, Pa., dropped 0.2 percent in January to 6.5 percent, according to the latest data from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The rate in neighboring Fulton County, Pa., held steady at 8.9 percent, a dramatic decrease from its high points during the recession. Fulton County reached 16 percent unemployment in February 2009. Labor department data indicates Franklin County gained 100 nonagricultural jobs in January, reaching 57,100 nonfarm jobs in the civilian work force.
August 16, 2011
The number of confirmed cases in an E coli outbreak linked to Cowans Gap State Park is now 13, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Tuesday. In a statement, health department officials said 11 cases involve Pennsylvania residents - six from Franklin County, four from Lancaster County and one from Huntingdon County. Two cases were confirmed in Maryland residents, officials said. All swam in the lake at Cowans Gap State Park, although the source of the bacteria has not been found.
February 21, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013 GIRLS BASKETBALL Frankfort 50, Berk. Springs 42 BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Sarah Haynes scored a game-high 26 points, including two 3-pointers for Berkeley Springs in a loss to Frankfort. Frederick Force 42, HVA 20 Courtney Tooley had six points and five steals for Highland View Academy in a season-ending loss to Frederick Force. Wendy Anyona had six rebounds and five steals for the Tartans. FREDERICK FORCE Romanchuk 17, Quick 2, Reifsnider 4, Hall 2, Hughes 8, Blickenstaff 3, Muller 2, Mak. Quick 3, Pritt 1. Totals 18 5-22 42. HIGHLAND VIEW Anyona 3, Wootton 4, Harrison 1, Tooley 6, Roberts 4, Reginato 2. Totals 8 4-16 20. Frederick 9 18 11 4 - 42 Highland View 4 0 2 14 - 20 3-point goals - Frederick Force 1 (Blickenstaff)
November 8, 2012
Mercedes stolen from Fulton County barn WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - A Warfordsburg man told authorities Wednesday that someone stole a Mercedes-Benz that was parked in his barn in Fulton County, Pennsylvania State Police said. The 2000 black Mercedes-Benz ML320 was taken between 1:30 and 3 p.m. from a pole barn at 260 Locust Grove Road in Brush Creek Township, according to a state police news release. Troopers said the person who took the car fled north in the vehicle on Old Route 126. Anyone with information may call state police at 717-485-3131.
February 22, 2011
Autopsies performed in a Fulton County, Pa., murder-suicide investigation found both victims died of gunshot wounds. Tina Souders, 39, died of multiple gunshot wounds, Fulton County Coroner Berley Souders said. Her death will be listed as homicide, he said. Ricky L. Hann, 51, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Souders said. Pennsylvania State Police said Hann took Souders to a wooded area near her Cito Road home shortly before noon Sunday. He had been arrested Saturday for allegedly kidnapping her, then was released on bail.
October 31, 2012
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Franklin County held steady from August to September, but it increased two-tenths of a percentage point in neighboring Fulton County, according to the latest data from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Franklin County's rate remained unchanged at 6.8 percent. Fulton County's rate worsened from 8.8 percent to 9 percent, labor department data shows. Since a year ago, Franklin County gained 1,100 jobs. Its manufacturing sector gained jobs in September and reached 8,700 jobs, the highest level since February 2009.
March 23, 2013
Marie S. Shimer, 77, of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Fulton County (Pa.) Medical Center. Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg.
May 3, 2013
Marian Park, 85, of Fulton County (Pa.) Long Term Care Unit, and formerly of Burnt Cabins, Pa., died Thursday, May 2, 2013. Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.