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Missing Person: Kenn Speaks

This evening the Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce shared on their Facebook page that Kenn Speaks, a large supporter of both the Chamber of Commerce and the Community was missing and a message from his family.

“URGENTLY, we need help locating Kenn Speaks. He went missing sometime yesterday and no one can locate him or his vehicle. If anyone knows anything, please contact Polly Stine Speaks or the State Police…desperately trying to locate him…please pray for his safety and a safe return home. He drives a 2017 SILVER/GRAY CHRYSLER PACIFICA, PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE PLATE “SPIN4U”

He was last seen leaving his place of employment, Navitor Printing in Waynesboro PA on Sunday at midnight. The most likely route home would be US16 to Mercersburg.


Gregg P Davis 1926-2024

Gregg was well known as an avid outdoorsman, a passion he developed as a boy who helped provide food during the Depression.

A Fred McCleaf 1923-2024

Mr. McCleaf served in the South Pacific with the United States Navy during World War II. He owned and operated A. Fred McCleaf Plumbing & Heating most of his life.

Daily Forecast, February 24, 2024

Franklin County Forecast: In the forecast for today, we are expecting light rain, with a high of 42.03°F and a low of 27.55°F. The humidity

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