Everyday Outdoors: Prepping for the hunt

Even though we are right in the middle of the hottest days of summer, fall and hunting season will be here before you know it. Now is the time to sort out your hunting gear and prepare for the upcoming season. Making sure your clothing and equipment are ready to go ahead of time can…

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Berkeley Springs High School golf information

by Jamie Harris The 2021 Berkeley Springs High School golf season will start on August 2. Practice will start at 3 p.m. and all potential players should report to the Cacapon State Park Golf Course Pro Shop. Players should take a water bottle and towel. If they do not have any equipment or if they…

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Chip Shots – Here we go again

Here we go again by Jim Buzzerd Late last Wednesday the Houston Chronical broke a story about the Oklahoma University and the University of Texas petitioning the Southeastern Conference for membership. If you’re a Big 12 fan in general and a West Virginia University fan, this is potentially devastating news for the conference and the…

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Hancock National Night Out set for this Tuesday

by Geoff Fox Last year, Hancock Police and the Town of Hancock put a damper on National Night Out events, reducing it to a fireworks display for 2020. This year though, it’s going to be a return to normal as National Night Out takes place Tuesday, August 3, in Widmeyer Park. The event kicks off…

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Palmer is state finalist for School Service Personnel of the Year

by Kate Evans Holly Palmer, Paw Paw Schools cook III and cafeteria manager, was selected as one of 10 finalists for the West Virginia State School Service Personnel of the Year. Palmer was chosen as the Morgan County Schools Service Personnel of the Year at the March 30 Morgan County School Board meeting. Palmer has…

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County residents asked for input on spending American Rescue Plan funds

The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is seeking input from the public regarding where funds from the American Rescue Plan should be spent in Washington County, Maryland. County residents can take a survey online and rank the top five priority areas for spending. The survey asks residents to rank, in order of importance from…

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School system releases plan for $4.7 million in federal ARP funds

Plan open for public comment by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools has shared their plan for spending $4.7 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding and is asking for public comment on that proposal. The planning team responsible for deciding what to do with $4,744,748 in federal dollars consisted of Superintendent Kristen Tuttle, School Treasurer…

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Hancock council takes first look at proposed $5 million budget

by Geoff Fox Hancock officials took a brief look at a preliminary budget that proposes an operating budget over $5 million and a general fund over $4 million. A council meeting held Monday evening, July 26, was mainly for the purpose of looking at the budget. Mayor Tim Smith read through each particular item for…

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Teresa A. Thomas

Teresa A. Thomas 1954-2021 Teresa A. Thomas, 67, of Mercersburg, Pa., died July 15, 2021 in the Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa. Born June 4, 1954 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Ira R. and Virginia M. (Mills) Shoemaker. Teresa was a graduate of Hancock High School, Hancock, Md. She was a…

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