July 5, 2017 RSS feed / News

West Virginia officials say proposed healthcare bill in U.S. Senate would hit state too hard

West Virginia’s senators and governor have said a proposed Senator healthcare bill, which would change the Affordable Care Act in effect now, would have heavy negative effects on West Virginia residents and should be rejected.  All three More...

Bill seeks forest heritage area designation for 18-county region

Congressman David McKinley (R-W.Va.) has introduced H.R. 3142 - the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area Act of 2017 - in the U.S. More...

Worship Services

Berkeley Baptist Church, Route 522 and 13, 304-258-4101 - Breakfast 9 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship service and children’s church 10:45 a.m. Food pantry distribution site call for more infor. Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m. More...

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society meets

John Bohrer opened the meeting with a prayer. A motion passed to approve the minutes and the Treasurer’s report from the last meeting. Rick Unger updated the group on graveyard information. More...

Photo

West Virginia’s Children’s Home Society has been caring for the Mountain State’s children since 1896 and recently an issue of their quarterly magazine featured bits of their 121-yea More...

Historic preservation grants available

Applications are now being accepted for a second round of FY 2017 historic preservation survey and planning grants through the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History.  More...

55 Plus luncheon held

The 55 Plus Community ‘Pot Luck’ luncheon was held at the First United Methodist Church on June 19 with 49 in attendance.  More...

A Lasting Hunting Memory

IN THE WILD

For the most part, I’ve forgotten a lot of things that happened during my six years in college, the time spent during my hitch in the army, and my 38 years employed by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. More...

Capito, Manchin back EPA’s repeal of federal water rule

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), a member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D.-W.Va.) both applauded the U.S. More...

County Agent’s Corner

Extension Service West Virginia University

304-258-8400 129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 www.wvu.edu/~exten/   The Japanese Beetles have arrived  More...

Some important summer safety tips for everyone

Summertime is the season for lots of outdoor activities. More...

Bird walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk along the Final Attack Trail on the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Md. More...

Paw Paw Festival marks second year

Snow cones were a popular treat at the Paw Paw Festival as temperatures reached the upper 80’s on Saturday. More...

Round The Town

—MAN JOKED: I suspect that if our forefathers had known how we would celebrate our independence as a nation, we’d still all be British now.  —Time to prune the trees that bleed, like maple, birch and elm, advise the West Virgin More...