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High school mourns loss of student, offers counseling support

A 17-year-old male Berkeley Springs High School student passed away last week. School officials made the announcement about the death, but did not release any information about the cause of the young man’s passing. Social workers were on hand at the high school last Thursday and Friday for students that[Read More…]

Chip Shots – It is better to receive

It is better to receive by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University football team is six games into the 2022 season and it’s still difficult to handicap this team. Last Thursday night the Mountaineers got past visiting Baylor by a 43-40 count. The win leaves West Virginia 3-3 overall and[Read More…]

OPINION: Finding West Virginia’s path of recovery

The Huntington Herald-Dispatch reported on Monday that West Virginia’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research has issued their annual “Economic Outlook” report, and the takeaways are “familiar business woes.” Director John Deskins, who has delivered this annual recap of West Virginia’s economic health for many years, isn’t in the business[Read More…]

Hampshire deals Indians eighth straight loss

by Jamie Harris This past Saturday, October 15, the Berkeley Springs Indians football team hit the road for a rare Saturday after- noon contest against the Hampshire Trojans. With three games left in the regular season the Indians were look- ing to end a seven game los- ing streak and[Read More…]

Indians Soccer close out regular seasons with two wins

by Jamie Harris This past week, the Berkeley Springs Indians soccer team closed out the regular season with two wins. With three wins in their last four games the Indians improved their record to 6-11. On Tuesday, October 11 the Indians hosted the Southern Fulton (Pa.) Indians at Morgan Field.[Read More…]

John Street closed for two months

John Street, County Route 38/13, in Morgan County, will be closed to allow for superstructure replacement over Warm Springs Run. The closure will be in place 24 hours a day for approximately two months. The closure location will be at the intersection of John Street and Concord Avenue. Traffic is[Read More…]

State releases sample ballot tool

With the November 8th General Election less than a month away, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner announced recently that voters can now easily access an interactive sample ballot tool online by going to The interactive sample ballot tool allows voters to review their specific ballot, practice making[Read More…]

Gov. Justice visits Cacapon, stumps against Amendment 2

by Kate Shunney West Virginia Governor Jim Justice stopped at Cacapon State Park on Monday, October 17 on his statewide circuit of Town Hall meetings campaigning against Amendment 2 on the November ballot. While in Berkeley Springs, Justice also kicked off the 2022 Fall Trout Stocking program and Monster Trout[Read More…]