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Jury finds man guilty of sex offender registry violations

A Morgan County jury found Christopher Cook, 39, of no known address, guilty of two counts of failure to update his sex offender registry following a Tuesday, March 7 trial in Morgan County Circuit Court. Judge Debra McLaughlin presided over the one-day trial, which ended in a guilty verdict after[Read More…]

Va. jury finds Berkeley Springs man guilty of injuring child

A jury in Frederick County (Va.) Circuit Court found a Berkeley Springs man guilty of three felony charges following a weeklong trial in Winchester last week. Joshua Michael Reed, 39, was convicted of child abuse by a parent resulting in injury, child cruelty that resulted in injury and malicious wounding.[Read More…]

Eugene Paul Hare

Eugene Paul Hare 1942-2023 Eugene Paul Hare passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023. Born December 7, 1942, he was the son of Robert Eugene and Anna Caroline Zorich Hare. Gene graduated from Paw Paw High School in 1961. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in Korea, where he[Read More…]

Charlotte Rayne Higginbotham

Charlotte Rayne Higginbotham 2021-2023 Charlotte Rayne Higginbotham, 17 months, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., went to be with the heavenly angels on Monday, March 6, 2023 at War Memorial Hospital. Born September 28, 2021 in Morgantown, W.Va., she was the daughter of Jeremy Lee Richard and Santana Marie Ziegler Higginbotham at[Read More…]

Pearl Murphy Murray

Pearl Murphy Murray 1939-2023 Pearl Murphy Murray, 83, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023 at Stonerise, Martinsburg. Born July 7, 1939 in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Harley Morgan Murphy and Myrtle May Lutman Murphy. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting. She worked at the[Read More…]

Country Roads Angel Network investment helps Endolumik close $1.5 Million investment round

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Morgantown surgical device company Endolumik, Inc., closed a $1.5 million investment to commercialize their patented near infrared (NIR) surgical device — Gastric Calibration Tube, thanks in part to a new investment from the Country Roads Angel Network (CRAN).  Endolumik uses near-infrared light to[Read More…]

Police name suspect in murder of man in county residence

by Kate Shunney The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of a man in the killing of a county resident in his home late last week. Ian Bosben-Grayson is now wanted for homicide in the death of Geoffrey Thomas Reed, 75, sometime between Thursday, March[Read More…]

WV Legislature completes 332 bills during 2023 session; Governor has up to 15 days to consider legislation

WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — During the first session of the 86th West Virginia Legislature, legislative staff reports 332 bills were advanced – 203 House Bills, 129 Senate Bills – to Governor JIm Justice’s consideration. Legislative staff noted the bills include adopting a budget during the regular legislative session for the[Read More…]