Waking up to a snowy Saturday

Brenda Mason’s photo of Saturday morning’s landscape captured the freshly-fallen snow in Morgan County, with delicate colors of the distant sunrise. Predictions of a major snowfall fell short, bringing just two to four inches of precipitation to most areas of the county. Sunshine cleared roads by mid-day on Saturday.

Tax benefits can help seniors, older people raising children

by Deb Miller, JD West Virginia Senior Legal Aid “The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets.” – Will Rogers, American humorist         It was time for Jean to work on her 2023 taxes because she wanted to file her federal and West[Read More…]

Crash claims life of local woman

A single-vehicle crash along Duckwall Road in central Morgan County took the life of a Berkeley Springs woman this past weekend. West Virginia State Police responded to a 911 call reporting a single vehicle off the roadway on Sunday, February 18. Trooper B.A. Meyers determined that a silver Chevrolet Tracker,[Read More…]

Bath Hotel/Motel requests due February 29

by Trish Rudder It was announced in the February 6 Bath Town Council meeting that Hotel/Motel applications for Fiscal Year 2024-25 are available and must be submitted by February 29. Bath Clerk Sharron Corrick said the application forms can be picked up at the town office at 271 Wilkes Street[Read More…]

Suspect in local burglary arrested in Virginia

A Morgan County man who was wanted by the Sheriff’s Department for a substantial burglary on Mawani Terrace was apprehended in Frederick County, Virginia on Saturday, February 10 and is being charged for similar crimes in that jurisdiction. Sheriff K.C. Bohrer had issued a “Wanted” poster for Cole Alexander Puffenberger,[Read More…]