November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Governor asks for military, first responder photos for holiday tree

Governor Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice are encouraging all West Virginians to honor the state’s military men and women and first responders by submitting photos to be showcased on the two recognition trees located in the Governor&rsq More...

Town committees discuss demolition and building guidelines for Bath historic district

Two draft Landmark Commission ordinance amendments were discussed in a meeting between the town Ordinance Committee and Landmark Commission members on Monday, October 30. More...

Opinions

West Virginia’s children deserve better than adversity

From The Parkersburg News and Sentinel  More...

Mountain sunrise in fall

Morning mist settled between the mountains recently, filling in the valleys seen to the south of the Panorama Overlook. More...

This Week in West Virginia History

from The West Virginia Encyclopedia  West Virginia Humanities Council 1310 Kanawha Blvd., E. Charleston, WV 25301   More...

What's Happening

Public flag retirement

Boy Scout Troop 12 will be performing a Public Flag Retirement on Friday, November 10, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church Campus, The Blue, at 440 Fearnow Road.  Everyone is welcome to take a flag that needs retired.   More...

BSHS drama department presents “A Lighter Shade of Noir”

The Berkeley Springs High School drama department will present “A Lighter Shade of Noir” on Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 12 at 2 p.m. More...

November

Thursday, November 9 – Mt. State Cruisers, 7 p.m.,  Wesley Chapel – Rotary Club, noon, Country  Inn – Apache 4-H Club, Pl. More...

Police & Safety

Man charged with dealing heroin

James A. More...

Morgan County Sheriff’s Report 304-258-1067

Sheriff KC Bohrer reports the following calls, investigations and reports for October 29-November 4:  October 29  Cpl. Lemon investigated a single vehicle crash on Martinsburg Road.  Cpl. More...

Magistrates Report

Recent sentences from Magistrate Kermit Ambrose:  Ashley N. Conner, 29, of Hedgesville was fined $100 after pleading guilty to permitting an unauthorized person to drive. She must also pay $165.25 in court costs and fees.  More...

Remains on wooded hillside still under investigation

Police work to verify ID on body, await forensics on cause of death

Human remains that were located by a couple walking their dog last Wednesday afternoon have been transported to the State Medical Examiner’s office for forensic testing.  Morgan County Sheriff K.C. More...

Veterans Day events honor those who served

The Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60 in Berkeley Springs will hold its annual Veteran’s Day service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 11.  Veterans, their families and the public are welcome to attend. More...

News

Bath Winter Fest parade, window contest accepting entries

The second annual Winter Fest Christmas parade will be held in Berkeley Springs on Saturday, December 2 at 5 p.m.  Anyone can enter a parade float or entry for free if they sign up before November 24 with the Town of Bath. More...

State tourism office gets rights to use “Take Me Home, Country Roads” in marketing

The West Virginia Tourism Office announced it has obtained the rights to use “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” in its marketing efforts. More...

Local Master Naturalists hold meeting

The Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Program held its annual meeting October 28 at the Hospice of the Panhandle facility in Kearneysville.  More...

Letters

Time to heal

Dear Editor:  I went to Senator Manchin’s town hall meeting and was impressed. He made three stops that day to speak with his constituents.  More...

Good & bad in both parties

Dear Editor:  More...

Obituaries

Natasha N. Schetrompf

1991-2017

Natasha Noel Schetrompf, 26, of Hancock, died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md. Born January 2, 1991, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Joy D. McCarty Dailey and the late Cloyd M. Schetrompf II. More...

Cecilia I. Savino

1919-2017

Cecilia Irene Savino, 98, of Berkeley Springs, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at The Berkeley Springs Center. Born August 23, 1919 in Rutland, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Mary Romano DeLauri. She was a member of St. More...

William H. McCumbee, Jr.

1949-2017

William Hollis “Jumbo” McCumbee, Jr., 68, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Extended Care Facility of War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs. More...

Sports

Indians win fifth straight win, 63-0 Tribe finishes 6-4 for the season

A lot of things were on the line this past Friday night November 3 as the Hancock Panthers paid a visit to Morgan Field to take on the Berkeley Springs High School Indians in the Battle of the Potomac River season finale between both teams.  More...

Cacapon State Park to host Five State Challenge 5K

The brainchild of Brian Heironimus and the efforts by Berkeley Springs Hall of Fame Cross Country coach John Rowland and Glen Stotler have paid off in a big way. More...

Chip Shots

Good win

Nothing is coming easy for the West Virginia University Football Team. West Virginia beat Iowa State 20-16 last Saturday, but it wasn’t easy. More...