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Fulton residents face drug charges

Somers
Somers

Four Fulton residents were charged recently with various drug charges.

Three people from the same family were arrested by the Oswego County Drug Task Force after a joint investigation conducted by members of the Oswego County Drug Task Force and the City of Fulton Police Department.

Craig
Craig

A search warrant was conducted May 29 and resulted in the recovery of 84 bags of heroin, Fentanyl patches, marijuana, unlawfully possessed prescription pills and crack cocaine along with digital scales and packaging material.  Continue reading

Together again – The Hudson family poses in 2012. All four of Henry and Beverly Hudson’s sons still live in Fulton. Their daughter, Holli Bacon, lives in Connecticut. From left to right: Dan, Holli, David, Beverly, Henry, Eric and Doug.

FULTON FAMILIES — A Country Boy Can Survive: The Hudsons

This photo, circa 1968, shows Henry and Beverly Hudson’s five children. Back row: Holli Hudson Bacon, Doug and Eric Hudson; front row: David and Dan Hudson.
This photo, circa 1968, shows Henry and Beverly Hudson’s five children. Back row: Holli Hudson Bacon, Doug and Eric Hudson; front row: David and Dan Hudson.

Editor’s note: This is the ninth installment of stories about Fulton Families. The monthly series tells the stories of families that have either lived in Fulton for ages or perhaps only a short while — but the common bond will be they love the city and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. If you know of a family we should highlight, please email Ashley M. Casey, Valley News assistant editor, at acasey@scotsmanmediagroup.com.

By Ashley M. Casey  |  Photos courtesy of the Hudson family

“Can’t take the farm out of a country boy.”

That’s what Doug Hudson says about staying close to his roots.

Doug, who owns Hudsons’ Dairy, left Fulton only long enough to go to college. He and his three brothers, Dan, Eric and David, all returned to the city — or, more accurately, just outside it — to be close to their parents and help out on the farm in Granby.

fulton familiesTheir sister, Holli Bacon, is the only one of Henry and Beverly Hudson’s children who moved out of Fulton. She now lives in Wethersfield, Connecticut.

“We’re lucky all the boys are around us,” Beverly says.

Through the Hudsons’ dairy business, community connections and deep roots, it seems that Fulton is lucky to have them around.

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More on the Aldi project

By Ashley M. Casey

Even if the Nestlé location doesn’t work out, the show will go on for a proposed Aldi store in Fulton.

Mayor Ron Woodward Sr. told The Valley News that he spoke to Lew Kibling, a regional real estate director for Aldi based in Tully. Woodward said Kibling told him that Aldi was having difficulties dealing with Carbonstead LLC president Ed Palmer, who owns the property on Fourth and Fay streets. Continue reading

Off Broadway Dance Center recital June 6

The students of Off Broadway Dance Center will present their 17th annual spring recital, “Inspired,” at the G. Ray Bodley High School. Recitals will be held Friday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 7, at 3 p.m.

The Off Broadway Dance Center is directed by Ellen Russell Marshall and the recital is sponsored by Quirk’s Players.

The OBDC Competition Team will present a showcase of their dances at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7.

Tickets for the recitals are available at the door and entry to the Competition Showcase is free.

Benefit for Oswego County Humane Society on Saturday

The committee for the “Ridin for the Paws” poker run to benefit the Oswego County Humane Society are, first row Beth Holland, Lynn Maxwell, Barb Capella, Evie Thurlowe, Marty Plante, Jason Hanmore; second row, Jon Maxwell, Dan Capella, Paul Larkin, Sanya Merrill, Mike VanHorn, Alicia Hughes. Not in the photo Jody Bristol, Jody will be catering the event.
The committee for the “Ridin for the Paws” poker run to benefit the Oswego County Humane Society are, first row Beth Holland, Lynn Maxwell, Barb Capella, Evie Thurlowe, Marty Plante, Jason Hanmore; second row, Jon Maxwell, Dan Capella, Paul Larkin, Sanya Merrill, Mike VanHorn, Alicia Hughes. Not in the photo Jody Bristol, Jody will be catering the event.

A Poker Run to benefit the Oswego County Humane Society is scheduled for Saturday June 7.  Registration is at 9 a.m. — $15 per person. Kickstands up at 11 a.m. — rain or shine.

Gather at the VFW park on the corner of Fifth and Seward in Fulton. Cars are also welcome.

There will be live entertainment, 50/50 drawings and other events.

 

Emily Stowell turns 1

Emily Mattingly “Button” Stowell turned one year old April 7, 2014. Helping her celebrate her first big year are her sisters, Brooke, 6, and Ali Ruth, 4. Emily is the daughter of Aaron and Jennifer Stowell of Woodstock, Ga. Her grandparents are Larry and Susan Roth Stowell of Marietta, Ga. and Bill and Patsy Rhodes of Carrollton, Ga. Her great grandparents are Clifford and Ruth Stowell of (Bowens Corners), Fulton.
Emily Mattingly “Button” Stowell turned one year old April 7, 2014. Helping her celebrate her first big year are her sisters, Brooke, 6, and Ali Ruth, 4. Emily is the daughter of Aaron and Jennifer Stowell of Woodstock, Ga. Her grandparents are Larry and Susan Roth Stowell of Marietta, Ga. and Bill and Patsy Rhodes of Carrollton, Ga. Her great grandparents are Clifford and Ruth Stowell of (Bowens Corners), Fulton.