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Indians blast Hampshire with an offensive explosion

by Jamie Harris It was homecoming night at Berkeley Springs High School and the Indians football team was ready for the showdown with the Hampshire Trojans. Both teams entered the game needing the win to help establish a better path towards a playoff run. Before the kick-off Berkeley Springs High School crowned Haden Fincham and…

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Chip Shots – Midpoint

Midpoint by Jim Buzzerd The midpoint of the West Virginia University football season arrived following an ugly 45-20 loss at Baylor two Saturdays ago. Following a much needed off week the Mountaineers will resume their season this Saturday night at TCU. Game time is 7:30 and will be televised by ESPNU. The Baylor loss was…

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Robert Victor “Vic” Wilson

Robert Victor “Vic” Wilson 1945-2021 Robert Victor “Vic” Wilson, age 76, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the Fulton County Medical Center, in McConnellsburg, Pa. Born January 30, 1945, in Bedford, Pa., he was the son of the late William Walter Wilson and Rose C. (Howsare) Wilson; and the husband…

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Minority Affairs office will hold listening tour session here

The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) continues its statewide listening tour in November with stops in Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan counties. The tour was launched in August to hear what communities need and how the state’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) allocation can help. The Office of Minority Affairs will continue…

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Prep work continues for Hancock truck plaza

by Geoff Fox Heavy equipment has been tearing up the asphalt at the former site of the Hancock Truck Stop for the last few days as the site is prepared for construction of a new plaza. Site Superintendent Steve Wright of Cassnik Contracting said this stage of the project will take about two weeks to…

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Miller promoted to sergeant

by Geoff Fox In 2014, Rich Miller was promoted to the rank of sergeant with the Hancock Police Department and last Tuesday, October 12, he was once again promoted to that rank. For about a year, Miller was the Hancock Police Chief, but stepped down in 2018. He would return in 2019 to be an…

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Dr. Ralph Edward Thomas

Dr. Ralph Edward Thomas 1962-2021 Dr. Ralph Edward Thomas, 59, of Williamsport, Pennsylvania passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on February 17, 1962 to Dr. Frank B Thomas III and Marion Reich Thomas of Hancock, Maryland. Ralph was the fourth of nine children, five boys…

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Margaret Joyce Gloyd

Margaret Joyce Gloyd 1943-2021 Margaret Joyce Gloyd, age 78, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at the Canterbury Center in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Born August 24, 1943 in Glendale, S.C., she was the daughter of late Norman and Daisy Pearl Ward Leatherwood. She attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Great Cacapon.…

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Gerald E. Widmyer

Gerald E. Widmyer 1939-2021 Gerald Eugene “Dumpy” Widmyer, 82, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, October 16, 2021 at War Memorial Hospital, Berkeley Springs. Born September 28, 1939. Graveside services will be November 14, at 1 p.m. at Greenway Cemetery, Berkeley Springs. Arrangements are being handled by Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 36 S. Green Street, Berkeley Springs.

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