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How to map out a perfect summer garden

by Lisa Schauer Snow might still be in our future, but this time of year is ideal for dreaming up the perfect summer garden and making plans to ensure it’s a success. Planning a garden is a matter of personal taste, available resources, plant compatibility, and defense against pests, blight,[Read More…]

Bath Hotel/Motel requests due February 29

by Trish Rudder It was announced in the February 6 Bath Town Council meeting that Hotel/Motel applications for Fiscal Year 2024-25 are available and must be submitted by February 29. Bath Clerk Sharron Corrick said the application forms can be picked up at the town office at 271 Wilkes Street[Read More…]

Suspect in local burglary arrested in Virginia

A Morgan County man who was wanted by the Sheriff’s Department for a substantial burglary on Mawani Terrace was apprehended in Frederick County, Virginia on Saturday, February 10 and is being charged for similar crimes in that jurisdiction. Sheriff K.C. Bohrer had issued a “Wanted” poster for Cole Alexander Puffenberger,[Read More…]

A big wet one from winter

Forecasts of snow on Tuesday morning were spot on, as February returned with a heavy dose of winter. A two-hour delay for Morgan County Schools turned into a full day of remote learning as school officials took the measure of road conditions. Many area residents were experiencing power outages as[Read More…]

John Edward Barker

John Edward Barker 1935-2024 John Edward “Dick” Barker, age 89, of Hancock, Md., passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024, at his home. Born Saturday, January 12, 1935, in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clarence Luther and Daisy Pearl Karns Barker. Dick served in the United[Read More…]

Twila Michael Andrews

Twila Michael Andrews 1933-2024 Twila Michael Andrews, 91, of Berkeley Springs passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, February 9, 2024 at Commonwealth Assisted Living in Berryville, Va. Born January 6, 1933 in Great Cacapon, daughter of the late Martin Elisha Shanholtz and Oleta Pearl Arnold Shanholtz. Twila was[Read More…]