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Discovery of body opens suspicious death investigation

On Friday morning, local emergency officials were alerted to the discovery of a deceased body on a property off Winchester Grade Road south of Berkeley Springs. Law enforcement officers who responded to the remote area along a creek are now treating the incident as a suspicious death, and continue to[Read More…]

Chip Shots – Bittersweet ending to baseball season

Bittersweet ending to baseball season by Jim Buzzerd Last week was the first time I mentioned the West Virginia University baseball team in the 2023 season. They were having a fantastic season. The Mountaineers were 39-13 overall and 15-6 in the Big 12 heading into a three game series at[Read More…]

Jimmie Joe Richardson, Jr.

Jimmie Joe Richardson, Jr. 1985-2023 Jimmie Joe Richardson, Jr., age 37, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died on Friday, May 12, 2023 at his mother’s home in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born May 27, 1985 in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of Bobbie Jo Riggleman Visco of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. and the[Read More…]

Frank J. Subasic

Frank J. Subasic 1940-2023 As the sun set on the beautiful late afternoon of May 16 in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, Frank J. Subasic completed his remarkable journey at the age of 82. Frank’s focus on family, faith, friendship, music, and community were cornerstones of his life. Even during his final[Read More…]

County planners approve KOA commercial permit in 6-4 vote after packed public hearing

Overflow crowd catalogs concerns about traffic safety, environmental and historical impacts by Kate Shunney After hearing from a crowd of concerned citizens split between the County Commission meeting room and a courthouse hallway, the Morgan County Planning Commission voted 6-4 on Tuesday to approve the Commercial Improvement Location Permit (CILP)[Read More…]

Kasekamp & Tanouye earn track All-State Honors

by Jamie Harris The Paw Paw Pirates track and field team ventured to the state capital this past week- end for the Class A State Track and Field Championships. All season long the small but competitive Pirates program turned out numerous personal records and also set some impressive overall stats[Read More…]

Michael honored for four decades of county service

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department secretary Ronda Michael was recognized for 41 years of service to the county by the Morgan County Commission and Sheriff K.C. Bohrer, along with many members of the Sheriff’s Department last week. Michael has retired from her full-time position, but will fill in if needed, said[Read More…]