Cassius J. Garland

Cassius J. Garland 2018 Cassius John Garland, age 5 months, of McConnellsburg, Pa., passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Fulton County Medical Center, in McConnellsburg. Born July 14, 2018, in York, Pa., he was the son of Healie M. Garland, of McConnellsburg, Pa., and Tanner A. Rhodes, of Loysburg, Pa. He is…

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Donald L. Marshall

Donald L. Marshall 1975-2018 Donald Lee “Donnie” Marshall, 43, of Berkeley Springs, died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at his home. Born February 2, 1975 in Olney, Md., he was the son of Leanna Joy Larman Crosen of Boonsboro, Md. and the late Richard Earlee Marshall, Jr. He was a Christian. He graduated from Berkeley Springs High School. He…

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Ervin T. Ray

Ervin T. Ray 1940-2018 Ervin Theodore Ray, 78, of Hancock, died Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Meritus Medical Center, in Hagerstown, Md. Born July 14, 1940 in Hancock, he was the son of the late Theodore and Hazel Hull Ray. He worked for many years for C. William Hetzer, Inc. and also self-employed for many years.…

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Gary E. Fox

Gary E. Fox 1955-2018 Gary Edward Fox, 63, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, December 14, 2018 at his home. Born October 17, 1955 in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Glendon E. and Iona M. Gallion Fox. He was a graduate of Berkeley Springs High School. He liked to fish and hunt. He is…

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Gilbert R. Russell

Gilbert R. Russell 1931-2018 Gilbert Richard “Dick” Russell, 87, of Alto, N.M., died Wednesday, December 12, 2018. He was born on September 8, 1931 at Confluence, Pa., he was the son of the late Reverend Clarence Gilbert and Ruth Richard Russell. He was a 1949 graduate of Charles Town High School, Charles Town. He attended Shepherd College…

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Tribe finishes in fifth place at 34th Max Horz Wrestling Invitational

by Jamie Harris With the new gym construction causing the administration at Berkeley Springs High School and the Morgan County Board of Education office some considerable stress with the 34th Max Horz Border Wars Wrestling Invitational. The school and county got some good news earlier in the week when the Fire Marshal gave the green…

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by Jim Buzzerd   Grier passes on bowl As had been widely speculated West Virginia University quarterback Will Grier announced Saturday that he will not play for the Mountaineers in their upcoming game against Syracuse in the Camping World Bowl on December 28. The senior released the following statement Dear Mountaineer Family: “Since arriving in…

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Morgan hunters took 621 bucks

Preliminary data collected from the electronic game checking system indicates that deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 44,572 antlered deer during the two-week buck firearms season which ran from November 19 through December 1, according to Gary Foster, assistant chief of Game Management with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Section. Morgan…

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Developers seek permit for new sewer plant at Coolfont

by Kate Shunney Owners of the core pieces of property once known as the Coolfont Resort near Berkeley Springs are seeking discharge permits to build and operate a new sewer treatment plant at the former resort. Larry Omps, manager of Berkeley Springs Development LLC, and the Warm Springs Public Service District have applied for a…

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Paw Paw High School gets state honor

by Kate Evans Paw Paw High School received special recognition from the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Board of Education for exceeding state standards on the 2017-2018 West Virginia Schools Balanced Scorecards for its graduation rate. The scorecards measured school accountability in areas such as academic performance, graduation rate and…

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