Police say no cases of child abduction in Hancock

by Geoff Fox A social media post regarding a possible child abduction at Save A Lot was widely circulated on Monday, October 15 but police have said there have have been no cases of child abduction in the area. According to the post, an older man tried to take an 11-month old child from a…

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County internet service survey seeks household, business input

by Kate Shunney Morgan County residents received a printed survey in their mailboxes last week asking for information about the quality and cost of local broadband internet service. The Morgan County Commission, with a $75,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is planning ways to improve or provide reasonable-cost broadband internet…

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Workshop on depot, trail set for Oct. 25

by Trish Rudder The Town of Bath has many projects its committees are working on, and a community workshop called “Putting the Pieces Together” will be held on Thursday, October 25 at 10 a.m. at the Ice House in Berkeley Springs. The town’s Streetscapes committee co-chair Sally Marshall said the workshop topics include updates on…

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Changes underway at Cacapon

Excavators and other contractors were on site at Cacapon State Park on Monday, October 15, digging into work on an expansion of the lodge and other improvements. Paramount Builders of St. Albans is the general contractor for the $25 million project. A new wing with 78 additional rooms will be added on the north end…

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Harvey and Lady Indians take PVC Cross Country Championship

by Jamie Harris The 59th running of the Potomac Valley Conference championships were held at Keyser High School on Tuesday, October 9. The PVC schools were finally able to have a good day to run, but it was the same team from Berkeley Springs dominating the girls race. The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians won their…

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Paw Paw volleyball picks up win over Legacy Christian Academy

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw Lady Pirates hosted the East Hardy Cougars in volleyball action last Tuesday, October 9. East Hardy swept Paw Paw 3-0 with the scores being 25-14, 25-12 and 25-8. Leading Paw Paw was Laken Day with seven service points and five aces. Elizabeth Henderson with one service point and two…

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Indians Soccer wrap up

by Jamie Harris One week removed from a two game win streak, the Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Soccer team saw that streak quickly end with back-to-back road losses last week. On Tuesday, October 9 the Lady Indians dropped a 6-0 decision to St. James of Maryland. The Lady Indians traveled to Clear Spring,…

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Dominic Tanouye captures SSMAC Cross Country Championship

Finishes fifth at PVC Championships by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw High School Pirates Boys and Girls Cross Country Team was back in action this past week as they participated in the 59th Potomac Valley Conference championships held at Keyser High School. The Pirates did not register a team score due to not having a…

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Tribe Falls to Trojans 52-18

Payton Thompson rushes for 208 Yards by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School Indians Football Team took their 0-7 record to Hampshire County this past Friday, October 12 for a showdown with the Class AAA and 0-6 Hampshire Trojans. With both teams winless it was a guarantee that one of the teams was walking…

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Chip Shots – Who stole Will Grier?

by Jim Buzzerd I’m going to try and keep this rant short, as I need to be on the road soon. I’m still in a state of shock over how poorly the West Virginia University Football Team played Saturday night against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. West Virginia lost the game 30-14 and they were…

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