Members of the Romney American Legion Post 91 install flags on Main Street Monday morning to honor veterans.
Submitted by NORM SIMPKINSLocal volunteer firefighters inspect the scene of a motorcycle fire at the Slanesville General Store on Wednesday morning. SLANESVILLE — An early morning fire at the Slanesville General Store destroyed a motorcycle and damaged part of the store, but left no one injured, fire officials said today. Bradley Hotchkiss, a volunteer with […]
Students at Augusta Elementary school were treated to a morning of fun and games Friday as a reward for reading Charlotte’s Web. Classes went to different station and played games, and some kids even dressed up.
Mountaintop removal mining — a common sight in southern West Virginia –provides the backdrop for Ann Pancake’s 2007 novel, “Strange As This Weather Has Been.” Earlier this year, Shepherd University selected the book as its “Common Read” and the author is set to talk in Shepherdstown next week. COURTESY OF OHIO VALLEY ENVIRONMENTAL COALITION SHEPHERDSTOWN […]
ROMNEY — County commissioners honored 9 residents, 5 businesses and 4 organizations for their service to the community during the 3rd annual Hampshire County Government Recognition Program at the county courthouse on Friday. In keeping with tradition since its inception in 2011, the ceremony’s keynote speaker was U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin. Manchin spoke about his […]
MORGANTOWN — With temperatures hovering around freezing all day and snow falling in the morning, 74 of 300 pumpkins survived the 11-story drop from the top of West Virginia University’s Engineering Sciences Building in the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources’ 26th annual Pumpkin Drop. Team 79 from Suncrest Middle School had the best result, […]
PURGITSVILLE — A 17-year-old girl sustained fatal injuries after her car wrecked into 2 tractor-trailers near Purgitsville on Friday morning, West Virginia State Police say. At about 6:45 a.m., the victim was driving a 2002 Hyundai Elantra south on U.S. Route 220, police say, and the 2 tractor-trailers, a 2001 and a 2013 Kenworth truck, […]
West Virginia’s trapping season will open Nov. 2, 2013.
ROMNEY — The good news for the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind — that they are staying in Romney after the state board of education looked at moving them — has led to a predictable next step. Party time. A community celebration will be held at 2:45 p.m. Friday in the […]