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Berkeley Springs Golf kicks off 2023 Fall sports

by Jamie Harris As it always has, the Berkeley Springs High School golf team kicked off the 2023 fall athletics season with a match last week. Longtime head coach Dale McCumbee is doubling up his duties coaching both the Indians and the Warm Springs Middle School Wolves golf programs once[Read More…]

BSHS Cross Country Fall preview

Ian Helmick takes over as Head Coach by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs High School cross country programs will have a new/old head coach again this season as Ian Helmick takes over for Pedro Miguel who stepped down after one season. Helmick had previously served as head coach two years[Read More…]

Much of the Potomac River Basin in drought conditions

Much of the Potomac River watershed is in moderate to severe drought situations at the moment, says the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin. Despite the low river levels, Hancock and Morgan County are not yet experiencing drought levels of dryness, and only the eastern end of the area[Read More…]

Curtis Lee Heldreth

Curtis Lee Heldreth Major (Retired) Curtis Lee Heldreth, 75, passed away July 30, 2023, in Fayetteville, N.C., after an extended illness. Born and raised in Clarksburg, W.Va., he was the oldest of five children born to the late Walter Heldreth (two-time Purple Heart recipient from World War II) and Jeneva[Read More…]

Wanda Loraine Fleece

Wanda Loraine Fleece 1933-2023 Wanda Loraine Fleece, age 89, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Thursday, August 3, 2023 at her home with her family by her side and while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born November 24, 1933 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter[Read More…]

Betty Jean Goodman

Betty Jean Goodman 1933-2023 Betty Jean Goodman, age 90, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, July 28, 2023 at the Harrison House Senior Living in Snow Hill, Md. Born January 30, 1933 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of James and Virgie Bishop Waugh. She attended St.[Read More…]

Greenway Cemetery is in trouble

Management group says new funds, ideas needed to maintain historic resting place by Kate Shunney The resting place for generations of Morgan County’s families is getting to be too much to maintain for the Town of Bath Cemetery Corporation, the group’s head has told county officials. According to Elizabeth Skinner,[Read More…]