Inaugural Cacapon State Park golf tournament September 15

Cacapon Resort State Park will host a golf tournament Saturday, September 15 in what is expected to become an annual event to support the  local high school golf program. The park is working with sponsors and golfers to raise funds for the Berkeley Springs High School golf team, as well as the Cacapon Foundation and…

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Back to school events

Berkeley Springs High School 149 Concord Avenue, 304-258-2871, Thursday, August 16, 5 -7 p.m. – all grades. Freshman orientation is at 5 p.m. in the auditorium. Warm Springs Middle School, 271 Warm Springs Way,  304-258-1500, Thursday, August 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Warm Springs Intermediate, 575 Warm Springs Way, 304-258-0031, Open House, Thursday, August 16, 3:30-5 p.m.…

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Karen Clark runs her way into the BSHS Athletic Hall of Fame

by Jamie Harris Before current Berkeley Springs High School Athletic Hall of Famer’s Rachel Buser and Valerie Peer were dominating the cross country courses and tracks for the Lady Indians running programs, there was another female athlete who was a dominant runner back in the early 1990s. Karen Clark burst onto the running scene for…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzzerd Camp begins Football practice began on the campus of West Virginia University last Friday, August 3 and there are some items of interest to mention here. Of course head coach Dana Holgorsen’s policy that extremely limits media access to practices is still in place, so what access the media has is basically…

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Helping Hands reaching out for fifth year

by Geoff Fox This Saturday, August 11, Hancock Helping Hands, a community outreach group, is celebrating their fifth anniversary of helping families in the Hancock area get ready for school. The outreach event will take place in Widmeyer Park, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. or while supplies last. “We are looking…

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Fire causes damage to Resley Road home

by Geoff Fox An early morning electrical fire caused some damage to home on Resley Road west of Hancock on Friday, August 3 around 12:30 a.m. According to Hancock Fire Chief Robert Hoopengardner the fire was in the attic above the bathroom closet in a light fixture. The attic, he said, had about six to…

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Pa. man charged for abusing child, other charges expected

A Pennsylvania man has been arrested and charged with first-degree sexual abuse for allegedly having sexual contact with a young child several years ago in Berkeley Springs. Robert J. Taylor, 32, of Warfordsburg was arrested on August 1 by Captain Tim Stapleton of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant stemming from an investigation…

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County weighing move to replace 78 voting machines

by Kate Shunney A routine request for a grant resolution last week turned into a lengthy discussion about how Morgan County voters will cast their ballots in the future. County Clerk Kim Nickles requested a resolution from the County Commissioners on Wednesday, August 1 in support of a grant request from Help America Vote Act…

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