While autumn brings cooler temperatures and beautiful changing leaves, it also brings an opportunity for families to enjoy days spent picking pumpkins and learning about life on area farms.
As the Big Spring School District embarks on its future, two of its newest administrators are settling into their roles with a deep sense of Bulldog Pride.
Building on his successful It’s On Us PA initiative, Gov. Tom Wolf this week unveiled a four-bill package that will further strengthen protections for students and combat sexual assaults on campuses. The governor has made Pennsylvania a national leader in addressing sexual violence and chang…
Residents and business owners in the area, especially Carlisle, have noticed delays in mail and package deliveries due to staffing issues and changes instituted by the U.S. Postal Service.
Get your costumes, accessories and make-up ready, and prepare to enjoy a number of Halloween-related events throughout Newville and the surrounding areas through the end of the month.
World War II Veteran and Purple Heart recipient Charles Shaffer Sr. celebrated his 97th birthday in style Saturday as his family and friends surprised him with a party honoring him and his military service.
The community enjoyed a spook-tacular time over the weekend sporting their Halloween costumes, partaking in fun activities and exciting contests, and sampling great food, all to benefit the Big Spring Area Food Bank.
Area volunteers are excited for the return of the annual Newville Halloween Parade, which will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at Broad Street.
Friday night marked the 2021 Big Spring High School Homecoming Game against Boiling Springs. Before kick-off, the 2021 Homecoming King and Queen were announced. This year, Grant Chestnut was crowned King, and Kennedy Sheriff was crowned Queen. Congratulations, Grant and Kennedy!
Attorney General Josh Shapiro, in conjunction with the 45th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury, this week announced that the Office of Attorney General’s Environmental Crimes Section has charged Energy Transfer, L.P. (Energy Transfer), the corporate successor to Sunoco Pipeline L.P., with 46…
Bright yellow rubber duckies took to the water at the Laughlin Mill in Newville Sunday in support of the Big Spring High School Bulldogs football team.
The community gathered Sunday to hear some great music, eat some delicious food, and most importantly, support a Shippensburg toddler who is battling cancer.
The Friendship Hose Co. of Newville is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association, the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years, to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” This year’s campaign, which runs from…
The 2021 Big Spring High School Homecoming Court was recently named. The King and Queen will be crowned during the Homecoming Game this Friday, Oct. 8, against the Boiling Springs Bubblers. The Homecoming Dance will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, outside of the high school. Pictured is the 2021 H…
Bulldog Stadium was alive with music Saturday as the Marching Bulldogs, along with the Big Spring community, staff and administration welcomed several high school marching bands to compete in the Cavalcade of Bands Bulldog Band Brawl.
After learning that the Newville Fountain Festival was forced to cancel this year due to a lack of vendors and financial support, F&M Trust immediately stepped forward with a donation of $1,000 to help ensure the success of next year’s festival. Ed Bidelspach of the Fountain Festival Boa…
Head to the Cumberland Drive-In, 3290 Ritner Highway, on Saturday, Oct. 9, for a one-day spookfest to benefit Scares That Care, a charity that combats real monsters.
More than 120 classic vehicles and motorcycles lined the field at the Newville Community Park Saturday to benefit those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country -- Pennsylvania’s Veterans.
The public comment during Monday’s school board meeting at Big Spring High School was filled with parents and community members who are still against the district’s decision to require students to wear masks during school.
Families spent a wholesome afternoon together Saturday at the second annual Labor of Love event while shopping, playing games and enjoying delicious food.
A sea of yellow rubber duckies will race along the Big Spring Creek at Laughlin Mill on Oct. 3 in support of the BSHS Bulldogs football team.
Never forget. Never forget the day time stood still in America as we all watched the planes hit the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Never forget the heroic passengers of Flight 93 who opted to retake the plane and divert it from killing e…
Bentley Janney, 8, caught a whopping 24-inch rainbow trout Saturday morning during the 13th Annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at Letort Park in Carlisle. The event, hosted by Fraternal Order of Eagles 1299, gathered a few hundred kids in three age brackets: 2 to 5, 6 to 10 and 11 to 15. Prizes give…
Pennsylvania State Police said John K. Cook, 54, of Carlisle was killed in a three-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle at 11:54 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, at the intersection of Anthony Highway (Route 997) and Saint Annes Drive in Guilford Township. His passenger, Pamela S. Cook, 53, of Carlisle…
Pamela Soaring Raven of SHAPE Gallery in Shippensburg hopes their newest exhibit will spark an interest in different mediums of artwork, particularly work made with plant-based fibers.
Engines rev, vibrating your entire body as you sit on the edge of your seat eagerly watching hairpin turns and dirt flying through the air. Adrenaline courses through your veins as you root for your favorite racer, enjoying a night with the family at the Path Valley Speedway in Spring Run.
Last month’s withdrawal from Afghanistan and the deaths of 13 servicemen and women during the attack at the Kabul airport is weighing heavily on area Veterans.
The VFW National Headquarters announced that Hamilton-Myers Post 6070 of Newville was awarded the status of “All-American Post” this summer, and Commander Don Flagle has earned the esteemed status of All-American Post Commander.
The second annual Wheels for Warriors Car Show will make its way to the Newville Community Park on West Street Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The defendant of the June 4 animal cruelty case in Shippensburg has asked for a recusal of Cumberland County judges and a change in venue due to the relationship between the president judge and the animal sanctuary that rescued the reported neglected animals.
Dr. Kevin Roberts started the school year Tuesday as the new superintendent of Big Spring School District, succeeding longtime superintendent Dr. Richard Fry, who retired in June.
Retired educator Richard Tritt has served as the photo curator for the Cumberland County Historical Society since 1990.
Big Spring School District Superintendent Dr. Kevin Roberts announced Friday that when students return to school on Aug. 31, masks will be required inside of all district buildings. However, students may remove their masks while in their classrooms, outdoors and while eating lunch. Masks wil…
Last Thursday was bittersweet for Summer Program Coordinator Sandy Brymesser as the program celebrated its end-of-season Family Fun Night at the Newville Community Park. Several area children and their families headed to the park for free food, entertainment and an inflatable obstacle course…
The Newville community was welcomed during the 7th Annual Back to School Bash on Saturday for families to spend an evening together eating snow cones, picking up school supplies and enjoying some fun activities.
As schools across the state plan to open for the 2021-22 school year, administrators and school boards are once more met with the task of developing health and safety plans surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
A group of area teenagers proved they have what it takes to pursue a career in law enforcement this summer as they strived to complete an eight-week virtual South Central Camp Cadet.
A family of three was left temporarily displaced, and sadly lost their dog, when a fire broke out in their Cumberland Highway home Saturday afternoon.
A passenger, whose identity has not been released, was killed in an accident along Interstate 81 North just after 10:30 a.m. Saturday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has assessed an $85,666 penalty from Sunoco Pipeline LP (Sunoco) for violations related to the construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in four Pennsylvania counties: Blair, Cumberland, Juniata, and Lebanon. The violations took…
The Newville Fountain was abuzz with activity last Tuesday evening as area families met local law enforcement officials, enjoyed free food and games, toured emergency apparatus and watched an impressive demonstration by Newville’s own K-9 Lock and handler, Officer Shawn Gutshall.
As Pennsylvania’s vaccination rate continues to progress, Gov. Tom Wolf recently thanked Pennsylvanians for doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 and urged individuals ages 12 and older to get vaccinated.
A 30-year-old Carlisle man was arrested following an extensive police search in Upper Frankford Township Aug. 4 after he robbed the Belco Community Credit Union on Carlisle Road.
Area children and their parents look forward to visiting the Newville Community Park each week during the summer to engage in fun and faith-filled activities.
A Newville area singer-songwriter is using her talents to raise funds for a community group that responded in her family’s hour of need 35 years ago.