Keenan and Morris earn honorable mention

The Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians Volleyball Team had two players named to the Class AA All-State Honorable Mention Volleyball team recently. Sophomore Ally Morris and senior McKayla Keenan. Morris who played setter and was one of the team captain’s, had 837 assists, 87 service aces, a 99.98 serve percentage, 208 service points, 136…

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Chip Shots

by Jim Buzerd Good finish and a nice beginning The West Virginia University Football Team failed to come up with a winning season in 2019, but the Mountaineers finished on a positive note as they knocked off TCU 20-17 last Friday in Fort Worth. First year head coach Neal Brown will finish his first season…

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Main Street lit up with holiday kick-off

by Patricia Keys “Miracle on Main Street,” an event planned by Main Street Hancock was held on Saturday, November 30 and ran from 4 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Many of those who attended the event were sure that this event would become a tradition on Main Street in Hancock. The Saturday evening air was a…

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The Cocoa Crawl is back

by Trish Rudder The 2nd Annual Cocoa Crawl is on Friday, December 6 from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Berkeley Springs. Sponsored by Hometown Holidays in Berkeley Springs, coordinator Jules Happy Rone said the cocoa crawl was a success last year with more than 500 guests served a different flavored cocoa at each participating shop. “It’s…

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Laptop initiative supplies BSHS students with tech access, support

by Kate Evans More than 600 Berkeley Springs High School students in Morgan County are tackling their homework and school assignments on school-provided computers this year. High School Principal Mitch Nida the school has 642 students this year. The school now has Chromebooks for every student. It’s a big initiative that can bring a whole…

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Economic development board backs rail service to Hancock

by Kate Shunney Morgan County’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) has put its support behind a resolution proposing that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MTA) extend commuter train service out to Hancock, W.Va. The Maryland agency operates the Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) train – the D.C. area commuter rail service. MARC’s Brunswick line serves the Eastern…

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Paw Paw Christmas parade this Sunday

The annual Paw Paw Christmas parade will take place this Sunday, December 8 beginning at 4:30 p.m. Parade floats begin at Kimble Funeral Home and follow Winchester Street to the Bank of Romney. Parade entries will line up at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. A costume contest by the Paw Paw Parade Committee will…

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Winter Fest Parade on Saturday

by Trish Rudder The 4th Annual Winter Fest Parade in the Town of Bath will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. It begins at the Moose Lodge on North Washington Street and travels beyond the park on South Washington Street. Washington Street is the main thoroughfare in town. The parade has 34 participants…

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Lone town water well stops pumping, repaired without service interruption

by Geoff Fox The town’s lone working water well went down Sunday, November 24, after the pump inside shorted out, leaving the town with enough water for three days. Town crews replaced the pump and some pipe within two days. According to Town Manager Joe Gilbert, he found out the following day when Water/Wastewater Superintendent…

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