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Berkeley Springs Cross Country running hard

by Jamie Harris The long distance runners from Berkeley Springs High School had two events they participated in this past week. Each event has shown the young Indians team getting faster with each race. On Tuesday, September 19 the Indians traveled to Keyser for a contest. The Keyser course will[Read More…]

Judith Lorraine Compton

Judith Lorraine Compton 1943-2023 Judith Lorraine Compton, age 80, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at Hampshire Memorial Hospital Extended Care Facility in Romney, W.Va. Born August 23, 1943 in Great Cacapon, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Glen Roy and Kathryn Lorraine Henry[Read More…]

Anna Gay Pennington

Anna Gay Pennington Anna Gay Pennington, 80, passed away at her daughter’s home in Hancock, Md. on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Born in Dryfork, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Easton and Myrtle Wolford and the wife of the late Jack R. Pennington, Sr. Anna’s first job after[Read More…]

John Franklin Bassford

John Franklin Bassford 1938-2023 John Franklin Bassford, age 85, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at his home. Born June 18, 1938 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Samuel Franklin and Lillian Louise Holbrook Bassford. He was a graduate of Mergenthaler Vocational[Read More…]

Laurence “Larry” H. Freiheit

Laurence “Larry” H. Freiheit 1944-2023 On Monday, September 18, 2023 Laurence (Larry) Henry Freiheit, 78, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., passed away peacefully at home with his beloved wife Terri by his side. A beautiful, sunny day ushered him from his cherished mountain home to heaven. Larry and Terri were together[Read More…]

Odgen Newspapers’ Mike Myer, Spencer Newspapers Mary Helen Hedges voted into the WV Press Association Hall of Fame

William Harper, Don Marsh, Joe Mills and Samuel Craig Shaw entering Hall of Fame in ‘Veterans Class’ WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia newspapers have voted J Michael ‘Mike’ Myer of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register in Wheeling and Mary Helen Hedges of Roane County Reporter and Spencer[Read More…]

Political Advisory: Delegate Brandon Steele to seek Circuit Judge seat in West Virginia’s 10th Judicial Circuit

Steele: “I feel strongly that this is the next stage in my life”  By Autumn Shelton, West Virginia Press Association BECKLEY, W.Va. – Del. Brandon Steele, R-Raleigh, has announced his candidacy for circuit court judge in Raleigh County’s 10th Judicial Circuit. As a result, Steele will not be seeking re-election[Read More…]

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine White Coat Ceremony speaker to students: ‘Seize this opportunity’

WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. – One by one, first-year medical students participating in the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) Convocation and White Coat Ceremony crossed the stage to receive the coats that represent the beginning of their career in health care service, cheered on by an[Read More…]