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Mother taken into custody and children safe after search

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department assisted with the location of a mother and two sons involved in a parental kidnapping case last week. Sheriff K.C. Bohrer said grandparents here contacted his office with concerns. The local residents told police they didn’t know where their two grandchildren were but thought they[Read More…]

Judith Lorraine Compton

Judith Lorraine Compton 1943-2023 Judith Lorraine Compton, age 80, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at Hampshire Memorial Hospital Extended Care Facility in Romney, W.Va. Born August 23, 1943 in Great Cacapon, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Glen Roy and Kathryn Lorraine Henry[Read More…]

Anna Gay Pennington

Anna Gay Pennington Anna Gay Pennington, 80, passed away at her daughter’s home in Hancock, Md. on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Born in Dryfork, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Easton and Myrtle Wolford and the wife of the late Jack R. Pennington, Sr. Anna’s first job after[Read More…]

John Franklin Bassford

John Franklin Bassford 1938-2023 John Franklin Bassford, age 85, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at his home. Born June 18, 1938 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Samuel Franklin and Lillian Louise Holbrook Bassford. He was a graduate of Mergenthaler Vocational[Read More…]

Laurence “Larry” H. Freiheit

Laurence “Larry” H. Freiheit 1944-2023 On Monday, September 18, 2023 Laurence (Larry) Henry Freiheit, 78, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., passed away peacefully at home with his beloved wife Terri by his side. A beautiful, sunny day ushered him from his cherished mountain home to heaven. Larry and Terri were together[Read More…]

Keyser routs Indians on Hall of Fame Night

The atmosphere last Friday night, September 15, at Morgan Field was electric as the stands were packed for a Friday night showdown between the Berkeley Springs Indians and the visiting Keyser Golden Tornado. The game held a special meaning as it was the Hall of Fame Night and members of[Read More…]