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Horton trial for Gilhart murder set for spring

by Geoff Fox One of the suspects in the murder of 60-year old Hancock resident Edward Gilhart will be heading to trial in March. According to Franklin County District Attorney Matthew Fogal, the trial for Ryan Horton, 29, has officially been listed to begin March 11, 2019. “A jury will be selected that morning, and […]

Paw Paw hosts annual Christmas parade

Riders and horses alike were dressed for the Christmas season during Paw Paw’s parade on Sunday. Paw Paw High School’s marching band drummed out a holiday beat on Sunday, December 2. Santa and Mrs. Claus were pulled through Paw Paw’s Christmas parade by his faithful reindeer. The Grinch, from Dr. Seuss’ famous book, couldn’t steal […]

State sets new speed limits on several county roads

State speed limits on the following Morgan County roads have been changed by the West Virginia Department of Transportation: Fulton Road In northeastern Morgan County, the speed limit on roughly two miles of Fulton Road is now 30 miles per hour. The area affected is from west of Mason Road and running east to Householder […]

Bob E. Morris, Jr.

Bob E. Morris, Jr. 1958-2018 Bob Ellis Morris, Jr., age 60, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at his home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born January 2, 1958 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of Bobby Ellis Morris, Sr. and Margaret Carolyn Beyer Proescher. He was […]

Barbara J. Cirigliano

Barbara J. Cirigliano 1938-2018 Barbara Jean Cirigliano, age 80, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on November 19, 2018 at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born May 23, 1938 in Corona, N.Y., she was the daughter of Joseph Lawrence and Elizabeth Greenwood Cirigliano. She was of the Protestant faith. Barbara […]

Ruth M. Miller

Ruth M. Miller 1942-2018 Ruth Marie Miller, 76, of Berkeley Springs, died on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility in Kearneysville. Born June 16, 1942 in the New Hope Section of Morgan County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Dunn and Anna Blanche Crone Tritapoe. She was […]

Vivian D. Strader

Vivian D. Strader 1936-2018 Vivian Darlene Kuhl Strader, 82, of Berkeley Springs, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018. She was born October 11, 1936 in Burnsville, she was the daughter of the late Minnie B. Spaur and Cecil Dan Kuhl. She graduated from William Penn High School, New Castle in 1955. She was a member of the […]

No mail on Wednesday

Post office officials have confirmed reports that U.S. Postal Service locations will be closed on Wednesday, December 5. Wednesday has been set as a national day of mourning for former U.S. President George H. W. Bush, who died on Friday, November 30 at the age of 94. The offices of federal executive agencies, including the […]

Man wanted for thefts arrested in Thursday search

A Rio man who was wanted here in connection with theft and for violating his probation was arrested on Thursday morning at a residence in the Posey Hollow area of southern Morgan County. Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer said four members of the Sheriff’s Department and five members of the Frederick County (Va.) Sheriff’s Department […]

Lady Indians basketball in rebuilding mode

by Jamie Harris Veteran head coach Dale McCumbee makes his return to the sidelines this season for Berkeley Springs High School after missing all of last season with back surgery. McCumbee will be faced with a very young and inexperienced roster that has only two varsity starters returning and only three seniors on the girls […]