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2022 Morgan County Expo winners

YOUTH Handcrafts Scarlet Henry-first place for beaded art. The Settlers 4H Club hosted a watermelon eating contest during the Morgan County expo on Saturday, July 23. Caitlyn Savicki-first place for fairy house. Caitlyn Savicki-first place for flower crowns. Caitlyn Savicki-first place for sword and piece of wood. Caitlyn Savicki-first place for turtleduck. Jamison Laney-first place […]

Pigs, bugs, fish and more… 4-H projects on display during Expo

by Kate Evans Saturday’s Morgan County Expo is featuring a variety of 4-H member projects on display at Hunter’s Hardware this week. The most popular 4-H project was the “Choose Your Own” project, said West Virginia University Morgan County Extension Agent Cindy Smalley. 4-H Cloverbuds member Harrison Lykin did a bug project for the Morgan […]

Morgan County Expo is this Saturday

by Kate Evans The 2022 Morgan County Expo will take place this Saturday, July 23 at Berkeley Springs State Park and the Country Inn. The event features musical entertainment, art, exhibits, a watermelon-eating contest at 1 p.m., the 4-H cake auction and other fun. The Morgan County Expo starts at 10 a.m. and ends at […]

Summer offers a mix of music, art and fun events

by Kate Evans Summertime is ramping up local music, art and community events. Here are some to watch for this week, and through the rest of the summer. Paw Paw Fun Day Starting Points is partnering with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Paw Paw PTO to sponsor a Family Sports Fun Day on […]

A booming birthday show

Free fireworks at Widmyer Elementary on July 2 drew locals and visitors to watch the show and celebrate Independence Day. The fireworks are sponsored by Travel Berkeley Springs and The Country Inn each year, supported by the local Hotel/Motel tax.  

Fireworks will go off Saturday

A free public fireworks display will be set off this Saturday, July 2 at Widmyer Elementary starting at dark. Limited parking is available at the school. Families and groups are encouraged to carpool to the event to reduce traffic congestion. Widmyer is located at 10 Myers Road, on the west side of U.S. 522. The […]

It’s Stacy — Healthy Eats: Cherries

Sweeten Your Life with a Bowl of Cherries There was nothing my Great Grandmother Arizona Henry enjoyed more than cherries. She always told me that pitting fresh cherries was time well spent. Grandma said you should always leave the stems on cherries because they kept longer that way. The sweet flavor of cherries makes them […]

Paw Paw Public Library summer program offers ocean activities

by Kate Evans The Paw Paw Public Library’s summer program is called “Oceans of Possibilities” and is full of summer reading fun for ages 1-100.  The program begins on Tuesday, July 12.  Summer reading program participants should come to the library the week of July 5 and sign up, said Paw Paw Library Director Ginny […]

Gat Creek to double capacity with expansion

by Lisa Schauer “Nothing’s better for the furniture business than a pandemic,” said William Gastin “Gat” Caperton IV, owner and CEO of Gat Creek, a solid wood furniture company in Berkeley Springs. “People were sitting around at home thinking, this isn’t good enough. Instead of spending money on vacations, they started spending money on their […]

Berkeley Springs Pride to host 2nd annual Picnic in the Park

The second annual Pride Picnic in the Park will be held on Saturday, June 25 in Berkeley Springs State Park from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Events will include live music by Matt Otis, more food trucks this year, new vendors, face painting, kids’ games, raffles, giveaways and more. “Bring your blankets and picnic baskets […]