ROMNEY — Cory Orndorff was sentenced today to the maximum time in prison permitted by law for the October death of an 18-month-old child in his care. In February, Orndorff, of Green Spring, pled guilty to 1 count of death of a child by abuse by a custodian, which carries with it a term of 10 […]
Workers move earth at the west edge of the Hampshire High School campus to prepare for construction of a new veterinary science building.
ROMNEY — Food left cooking on the stove was cause of a Romney home’s total destruction by fire yesterday, said Romney Fire Chief GT Parsons. Area firefighters responded to the blaze at 260 Marathon Place yesterday at about 3:15 p.m. Crews from Romney, Augusta, Springfield, Burlington, Slanesville, Levels, New Creek, Fort Ashby and Moorefield were […]
ROMNEY — When a transformer in Romney exploded at around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night, it sent a shock-wave that shattered the windshields of nearby vehicles and shorted out the electricity in parts of town for nearly 2 hours. Although Romney’s homes did return to power that night, the stoplights at the corner of U.S. […]
ROMNEY— Armed with a 7-member crew of socially conscious kids and some helpful, town-minded volunteers, Romney council members Holly Cowie and Duncan Hott took to the walking trail near School Street Stream on Friday morning as part of the “Make it Shine Community Cleanup” initiative. The crew removed dozens of bags of trash from the […]
ROMNEY — Artwork, ranging from brightly colored abstract paintings to cartoon replications of Disney characters, created by Hampshire County students is currently on display at the library in Romney. A reception on the 2nd floor at the library is set for 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. this Saturday.
ROMNEY — Visiting Hampshire County all the way from Mezzolombardo, Italy, 6 students in the school system’s Italian Exchange took a tour of Romney Volunteer Fire Department on Monday. The 6 — or “sei” in Italian, if you please — are spending 11 – “undici” – days locally to get a taste of American life. […]
Not your everyday bluegrass group, Sweet Potato Pie was formed in January of 2000, with Sonya Stead, Penny Oman, and Angela Murphy.
The Honorable Ken Hechler, Ph.D., currently the longest-living former member of United States Congress, was recently a guest speaker at Potomac State College of West Virginia University.