February 22, 2017 RSS feed / News

C&O Canal Towpath closure at Paw Paw Tunnel

The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal) will be performing a rock scaling project along the towpath at the northern or downstream portal of the Paw Paw Tunnel (Mile 155.2) starting mid- February. More...

Hospice makes annual cookie deliveries to partners

It’s not a Nabisco factory, or grandma’s kitchen on a Saturday morning, but every year around Valentine’s Day, Hospice of the Panhandle’s Education Center takes on the distinct aroma of one of those places.  More...

Lenten luncheons

For nearly two decades the Morgan County Clergy Association has sponsored an annual Lenten Luncheon series.  This year The Word of Deliverance Church and its pastor, Rev. More...

Temporary bridge will carry Highland Ridge traffic

Patricia Keys took this photo last Wednesday, February 15 along Highland Ridge Road, where a temporary bridge is being built over Sleepy Creek. More...

2017 Farming Heritage entries sought

Farming families are being sought as applicants for the 2017 Farming Heritage Award that is being offered by the State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farm Bureau.  More...

Learn how to identify trees

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will offer a winter tree indentification field trip at the Antietam National Battlefield’s Snavely Ford Trail on Saturday, March 4.  Larry Stritch, a retired U.S. More...

Lawyer graduates from auction college

Earning the title of “Colonel” Jay Lawyer of Berkeley Springs recently graduated from World Wide College of Auctioneering, (a.k.a. Reisch World Wide College of Auctioneering) during the February 11-19 class.  More...

Morgan County Day at State Capitol

House of Delegates Speaker Tim Armstead presented a resolution to community members as part of Morgan County Day at the State Capitol on February 13. photos courtesy of WV Legislative Photography More...

WATER TRUMPS FRACKED GAS!

As true as it was 5 years ago today, when the following was signed by 128 citizens and attendees of the 22nd Annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting, 2-22-2012. More...

Friends Fur Life seeking foster families

Foster families are needed for rescue animals currently in boarding awaiting their “furever” homes. We provide the food, toys, bedding, vetting and any other necessities. More...

Worship Services

Open Arms Ministries, 3 1/2 miles west of Hedgesville on Rt. 9 (Johnsontown), 304-258- 4256 or 304-279-3005 - Sunday morning 10:30 a.m.; Sunday evening 7 p.m. and Tuesday Bible study and youth activities 7 p.m. More...

65th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Max D. Crosen, Sr. More...

Paw Paw saw the final fall of Union Brig. Gen. Landers in 1862

Part I: From surveyor to Brigadier General  More...

CAMP JOY currently accepting applications

CAMP JOY is currently accepting applications for home repairs in the local West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania area.  Qualifying homeowners may submit their applications by May 15 for this year’s July 9-22 work session.  More...

Shepherd to host discussion on women and children’s health

Shepherd University’s Gender and Women’s Studies program will present a panel discussion titled “It’s Not a Moment, It’s a Movement: Women and Children’s Health in West Virginia” on Monday, February 27, at 7: More...

Hedgesville alumni seek nominees

The Hedgesville High School (HHS) Alumni Association is seeking nomination for their Outstanding Alumni Award.  Nominees must be a graduate of HHS or attended HHS, be outstanding in their community service, their personal achievements and in the More...

Round The Town

—MAN JOKED: I think Mardi Gras is really just a holiday for people who can’t wait all year for Halloween and another chance to dress up.  —Next Tuesday, February 28, is Shrove Tuesday – also known as Fat Tuesday or Mardi More...

Veterans group raising money for memorial

Susie Barker serves Glenn Ryburn a helping of ham and dumplings during the Morgan County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's ham and dumpling dinner last Friday, February 17 at the American Legion. More...

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