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Minervia Jean Johnson

Minervia Jean Johnson 1942-2021 Minervia Jean Johnson, 78, of Hancock, Md., passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 in Hagerstown. Born December 4, 1942, in Mercersburg, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Emmert V. and Rose P. Rubeck Bowers. Jean was raised in Mercersburg and was the youngest of 14 children. She married…

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Milton Bernice Simpson

Milton Bernice Simpson 1937-2021 Milton Bernice “Bernie” Simpson, age 84, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at his home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born July 12, 1937 in Dunbar, W.Va., he was the son of the late Bernice Oakley and Madeline Ella…

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Joy Denise Gregory

Joy Denise Gregory 1965-2021 Joy Denise Gregory, age 56, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died on Friday, November 26, 2021 at her home. Born November 3, 1965 at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Boyd Price and Betty Lee Hiles Farris. She was a Christian. Joy attended Berkeley…

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Earl Franklin Yost Earl 

An Unforgettable Man Earl Franklin Yost Earl  Franklin “Pap” Yost, age 88, of Berkeley Springs, peacefully passed at his home, surrounded by his loved ones on November 19, 2021, at 1:05 a.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter Edison Yost and Bertie Sweetie (Zimbrow) Yost; brothers, Edward, Charles, Harry, Dick, Marvin and Ercel (Leroy); wife,…

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Ronald Thomas Largent

Ronald Thomas Largent 1956-2021 Ronald Thomas “Tommy” Largent, age 65, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at his home. Born October 12, 1956 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Otis Watson and Portia Virginia Batt Largent. He was a Christian. Tommy was a graduate of Paw Paw…

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Elderess Marcia Joan Coffman

Elderess Marcia Joan Coffman 1963-2021 Elderess Marcia Joan Coffman, 58, of Coshocton, Ohio departed this life on Sunday, November 21, 2021. Born May 7, 1963, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Marvin “Buddy” Fox and Elderess Iris Fox. She was married to her husband, Brother James “Jim” Coffman, for 40 years.…

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Dennis James Dishman

Dennis James Dishman 1976-2021 Dennis James “DeeJ” Dishman, age 45, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Winchester Medical Center. Born March 25, 1976 in Gaithersburg, Md., he was the son of Lucy Deborah Robinson Cox, of Berkeley Springs and the late James Elbert Cox. He was of the Anglican faith.…

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Chip Shots – Bowl on the line

Bowl on the line by Jim Buzzerd The West Virginia University Football Team kept its post season bowl hopes alive last Saturday with a 31-23 win over Texas at Mountaineer Field. Only 2-9 Kansas stands in the way of WVU becoming bowl eligible for the 2021 season. Most fans look at beating Kansas a mere…

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Maryland’s deer firearms hunting season opens Nov. 27

Maryland’s two-week firearms hunting season for sika and white-tailed deer opens this Saturday, November 27 and runs through Saturday, December 11. “The two-week firearms season is our most popular season with deer hunters,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “The season traditionally has been a time for hunters to head to hunting camps…

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Pennies for Patients coming back this year

by Geoff Fox Hancock students are raising funds to help find a cure for leukemia and other cancers. The Pennies Patient fundraiser has been going for 14 years with a total of over $29,000 raised by students at Hancock Elementary and Hancock Middle-Senior High School. Due to the 2020 COVID/Quarantine, the fundraiser was able to…

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