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Raymond B. Divelbiss

1959-2018 Raymond Blake Divelbiss, age 58 of Hancock, Md., died Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born April 2, 1959 in Oklahoma City, Okla.,  he was the son of the late Millard Clarence Divelbiss and Noramay “Jackie” Payne Divelbiss Mellott of Hancock, Md. He was a member of The […]

Ulyses S. G. Megargee IV

1955-2018 Ulyses Sidney Grant Megargee IV, 62, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, February 24, 2018 at his home. Born July 4, 1955 in Front Royal, Va., he was the son of Mary Ann Jenkins Gibbs, Charles Town and the late Ulyses Sidney Grant Megargee III. He attended Charles Town High School. He worked for Jefferson County Parks […]

Evan Lefever

1948-2018 Evan Lefever, 69, of Elkhart, Ind., formerly of Morgan County, died Monday, February 26, 2018. He was born in 1948 in Spring Grove, Pa. He attended Unitarian Universalist Church. He was self-employed doing designing, building, repairs and maintaining things. He also worked on the water system at Coolfont. He donated his body to medical science. […]

David J. Ruifrok

1954-2018 David Jerome Ruifrok, 63, of Berkeley Springs, died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his brother’s home. Born April 24, 1954 in Prince George’s County, Md., he was the son of Wilhemus Jeromenus Ruifrok, Sterling, Va. and the late Norma Jean Carlson Ruifrok. He was a graduate of Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, Md. He was […]

State leaders reach deal on teacher, state pay on ninth day of strike

by Kate Evans Morgan County Schools and other schools across West Virginia remained closed on Tuesday, March 6 as teachers and school personnel held out for a 5 percent pay raise and fixes to their health insurance benefits. Locally, the walkout affected 2,374 students enrolled in six Morgan County schools and 321 school employees. A […]

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