November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Opinions

Five reasons to keep shopping local

We know you’ve already started shopping. But with two weeks until Hanukkah and a little less than a month left before Christmas, there are still gifts to find. More...

An oak moon

During November’s full moon on the fourth, Brenda Berkey took this photo – a seasonal silhouette of oak leaves against the light of the moon. More...

This Week in West Virginia History

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

Obituaries

Wade D. Kesecker

1931-2017

Wade Damon Kesecker, 86, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.  Born March 17, 1931 at home in Spruce Pine Hollow, Morgan County, he was the son of the late Henry “Sonny” More...

Clara A. Largent

1918-2017

Clara Agnes Largent, 99, of Paw Paw, died Friday, November 24, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Holt, Mo.  Born September 7, 1918, in Paw Paw, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Brinkman Milburn.  She was a member of Ligh More...

Stuart Methven

Stuart “Stu” Methven, of Brussels, Belgium and New Hampshire, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Nicole Lermusieau; two daughters, Laurie Methven, Morgan County and Megan McFatter of Florida; tw More...

Sports

Lady Indians basketball making adjustments for 2017-2018 season

The 2017-2018 Berkeley Springs High School Lady Indians basketball season will have some missing elements to this year’s team.  More...

BSHS Athletic events

Friday, December 1  Wrestling 2 p.m. at Hedgesville Invitational Depart 10:45 a.m.  Varsity Girls Basketball, Tip-Off Classic host Game 1 Frankfort vs St. James 6 p.m. More...

Chip Shots

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County school board joins group to replace RESA 8

The Morgan County School Board unanimously approved joining the newly-formed Eastern Panhandle Instructional Cooperative (EPIC) that will replace RESA 8 after the agency dissolves on June 30, 2018.  The action took place at their November 21 mee More...

Town parking free, meters decorated for the holidays

The Bath Town Council and the local Chamber of Commerce are working together to not only provide free parking over the holidays but to also allow the bagged meters to be covered with holiday decorations.  More...

Christmas parades this Saturday

The Paw Paw Parade Committee will host the annual Christmas parade on Saturday, December 2 at 4:30 p.m.  The parade will begin at Kimble Funeral Home and travel down Winchester Street to The Bank of Romney.  The Lights of Love Tree ceremony More...

News

When dementia patients wander, timely response is critical

This is the third in a series of articles about Alzheimer’s and dementia.  More...

Worship Directory

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...

War Memorial gets top rating for nursing home unit

War Memorial Hospital’s 16-bed Long Term Care Unit has received a five-star rating in the annual rankings of the country’s “Best Nursing Homes,” released by U.S. News & World Report.  More...

What's Happening

Local Alliance for the Bay representative to speak at Sleepy Creek Watershed meeting

The Sleepy Creek Watershed Association will host Holly May, Watershed Forester for the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay at their annual meeting on Saturday, December 2 at 7 p.m.  More...

Autumn concert

Autumn concert the 16th season, Morgan Community Concert Band, Thursday, December 14, 7:30 p.m. at Connie Perry Community Auditorium, Berkeley Springs High School. Ben Arnold, Director.   More...

Coldwell Banker supports local food drive

Realtors from Coldwell Banker Premier and other local real estate companies participated in the annual Realtors’ Food Drive on Saturday, November 18 at Food Lion to support Morgan County InterFaith Emergency Care.  Approximately 630 pounds More...

Police & Safety

Morgan County Sheriff’s Report 304-258-1067

Sheriff KC Bohrer reports the following calls, investigations and reports for November 19-25:  November 19  Deputy L. Shambaugh investigated a single vehicle crash on Spohrs Road. More...

On the public docket

All local government meetings are open to the public.  Morgan County Government   More...

Blue Knights get giving award

Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club West Virginia V received the Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Friday, November 17 in Winche More...

School News

Extreme Science show captures the imagination with fact and magic

Magician David Hagerman dazzled county students with his original and zany Extreme Science comedy and magic show that demonstrates the laws of motion, energy, electricity and chemistry through fun-filled, hands-on experiments, some with audience part More...

Clerk-of-the-Works hired for high school gym project

The Morgan County School Board approved a contract with Gregory J. Wolfe to serve as Clerk-of-the-Works for the Berkeley Springs High School Building C and Building D renovations. More...

2017 Varsity Wolves

Varsity Wolves, left to right, front row: Collin Widmeyer, Antonio Sanchez, Austin Patton, Marcus Parrill and Ty'Mir Ross. More...