August 9, 2017 RSS feed / News

Mondo Mushroom Mystery

This pale, floppy mushroom was growing out of the upper trunk of a local maple tree. John Webster brought it to the news office in hopes that our readers might know what sort of fungus it is. More...

Paw Paw and environs...

The Paw Paw Senior Citizens met at the center on August 3. More...

Kids Krusade

The Peoples Assembly of God Church at 295 Rock Ford Rd. in Great Cacapon is having a Kids Krusade from Monday, August 14 to Friday, August 18.  The services are nightly at 7 p.m. with Rev. More...

Cacapon State Park activities

Wednesday, August 9 9 a.m. - Breathe Happy Wal. Meet the Naturalist 11 a.m. - Craft time 1 p.m. - WV Wildlife tracks and signs Thursday, August 10 9:15 a.m. - Spirit of Cacapon stroll 11a.m. More...

Make the most of your garden presentation

James Dillon, certified horticulturist, will give a presentation at the Board of Education, 247 Harrison Avenue, on Saturday, August 12 at 6 p.m.  More...

Homeless Coalition meeting

Homeless Coalition meetings will be held at the Country Inn on Monday, August 14 and Thursday, August 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Everyone is welcome to attend.   More...

BIRTHS

GLOYD Amanda Gloyd and Bradley Gloyd of Hedgesville announce the birth of their daughter, Ara- Bella Rain Gloyd at Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg on July 19, 2017, weighing 8 lbs. 1 oz. More...

Round The Town

—WOMAN JOKED: Friends come and go like waves of the ocean, but the true ones stick – like an octopus on your face.  —Fall webworm nests and white pine weevil damage should be apparent now, according to West Virginia Department More...

Wind Dance Farm summer camp

Campers at Wind Dance Farm & Earth Education Center were taught wilderness skills by Ben Brooks, camp guide and former Wind Dance homeschool student. More...

State treasurers: drug corp must help fight addiction or lose investments

Drug distributor McKesson Corp. must police itself to address the heroin and opioid epidemic or face financial consequences in their stock prices, state treasurers from Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia said recently.  More...

Treasurer breaks down unclaimed property returns by county

The state’s most populous county again led West Virginia in unclaimed property returned. Surprisingly, residents of some smaller counties also saw a handsome collective return, says State Treasurer John Perdue.  More...

May contract okayed; Willard steps in as super for two weeks

The Morgan County School Board approved the finalized contract for new Interim School Superintendent Erich May at their August 1 meeting. His term begins on August 15 and ends June 30, 2018. More...

Worship Schedule

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...

Free Cass Scenic Railroad State Park town tours

Visitors of Cass Scenic Railroad State Park in Pocahontas County are welcome to take a tour showcasing the park’s past when it was a thriving company town of 2,000 residents during the peak logging years of the early 20th Century.  More...

Outdoor gospel concert

There will be an outdoor gospel concert at the Johnsontown Church of the Brethren on Saturday, August 12 at 6 p.m. featuring Victory Express (Southern Gospel) and Jeff Fuss and friends.  Take a lawn chair or blanket. More...

August Supper Club

Supper Club will meet at the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Thursday, August 17, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 3606 Valley Road, U.S. More...

Senior Life Services menu

Thursday, August 10 - Sloppy joes on bun, mixed vegetables, peaches and milk.  Friday, August 11 - Tuna salad on roll, vegetable soup, sliced apples and milk.  Monday, August 14 - Chicken Italiano, spaghetti with marinara sauce, bread, swee More...

Five appointed to state Health Care Authority

Governor Jim Justice announced the members of the newly reconstituted West Virginia Health Care Authority.  The following members were appointed for a fiveyear term, effective immediately: Darrell W. Cummings, Wheeling; Charlene M. More...

#AlmostHeaven campaign a success

Last month, you pulled off one of the most successful social media campaigns by any state, ever. In a span of just two weeks you used #AlmostHeaven tens of thousands of times, and your posts reached more than 15 million people.  More...

Local Watershed groups gather in Martinsburg

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Family Reunions

BISER Biser reunion will be held Sunday, August 20 at Cacapon State Park Nature Pavilion. Meat and drink provided. Take a covered dish. Eat around 1:30. Family and friends welcome. pd8-9-2tm   More...

Morgantown landlord must pay $600K to settle harassment case

The Justice Department has reached a settlement with the owners and former managers of more than 70 residential rental properties in the Morgantown area to resolve allegations against Gary Walden. More...

Harpers Ferry bird walk

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk in the South Schoolhouse Ridge section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Wednesday, August 16 at 7 a.m. More...