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If you have a picture to share, email it to news@hampshirereview.com, mail it to P.O. Box 1036, Romney, WV 26757 or drop it by our office at 74 W. Main St. For more photos from Hampshire County’s past, visit the Hampshire History page on Facebook.

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Here we are in the middle of the traditional Passion week of Christ – a time when the customary church calendar remembers what Jesus did during the last week of His earthly ministry.

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Yes, it’s true. There are things I would rather write about than COVID-19. If I were to pick a topic that I really enjoy talking about, preaching about or writing about, it is the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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“When have you experienced a time when your sadness turned to joy? How will you share the news of Christ’s resurrection this week? Jesus, I celebrate Your resurrection and the new life I can experience in You.” Read John 20: 1-18.

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Not much news again this week. Almost all activity in the area has been canceled. This stay at home rule has given me lots of time to work in my yard.

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Many families will decorate eggs this Easter season. There are many commercial dyes to choose from as well as numerous homemade recipes.

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We are experiencing some unusual times and, depending on your perspective, that can be a good or bad thing. There’s no sense in allowing this to be an unpleasant experience, so let’s snap out of that negativity and do something positive and maybe even fun.

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The Battle of Blue’s Gap sign has been placed on Route 50 in Hanging Rock. I have found a letter going back to March 30, 1963 with history of the battle that took place there. It was very interesting. There were 3 cannons placed in the location. One on top of Brushy Ridge, one across on Nort…

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Completion of some projects may take longer, but agencies continue to function despite coronavirus concerns, according to reports given at the quarterly meeting of the Hampshire County Infrastructure Committee last Wednesday.

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We asked for your photos of the flora and fauna that show spring is on its way. Here's what you've been seeing as the season blooms, right before our eyes. 

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If you have a picture to share, email it to news@hampshirereview.com, mail it to P.O. Box 1036, Romney, WV 26757 or drop it by our office at 74 W. Main St. For more photos from Hampshire County’s past, visit the Hampshire History page on Facebook.

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Over the past few months, I have read different times that we should not use events and circumstances in our society and culture as a means of discussing one’s place in God’s eternity.

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Here we are, still in the midst of the pandemic and thinking about how much the empty streets remind us of episodes of “The Twilight Zone” that we have seen.

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The governor issued a stay-at-home order directing West Virginians to limit excursions away from their homes. We should make trips only to fulfill essential needs.

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During these unprecedented times with the stay at home orders, we might want to take another look at our surroundings.  Whether cleaning, organizing or just appreciating being at home, we can view our environment in a different way.  If you are like me, you like to collect things.  My thing …

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Today we are in the time of our lives that we never been in before, but we are told in our Bible that He will never leave us or forsake us. We need to pray every day.

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I wish I could tell you the hours are flying by, but that is not true.  I feel as if I am suspended in a holding pattern, not really accomplishing anything. Getting comfortable with this new reality is difficult.  I am very much a creature of habit and feel rudderless without my days mapped …

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NEW CREEK — The Rolling Acres Gospel Music Park has canceled its previously announced 2020 season due to the continued threat of the coronavirus.

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I recently watched an old episode of “Everybody Loves Raymond.” In this particular episode, Raymond minimizes the contribution his wife makes and she, in turn, throws the checkbook at him and challenges him to manage the financial affairs of the household.

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 Floyd B. Johnson, after conducting enough research to complete a comprehensive piece shedding light on some of the historical and environmental elements of the Cacapon River and its role in the watershed, has had his feature article published in the Winter 2020 issue of the Ecoletter, a mag…

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Last week, my esteemed sporty coworker and Resident Office Jock (who is now labeling himself as “COVID-19 Reporter Extraordinaire”) Nick recorded a podcast with Sam Blizzard, the Voice of the Potomac Highlands. In the podcast, they debated the best sports venues to be quarantined in during t…

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Elizabeth Braun is an accomplished glass artist whose studio near Paw Paw holds 9 kilns of various sizes. Her current exhibit at FNB Bank’s headquarters showcasing her smaller pieces is sponsored by Hampshire County Arts Council’s Art in Public Places Program. Some of her larger pieces are o…

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There’s no getting around it: the COVID-19 pandemic has elbowed its way unceremoniously into daily life.

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If you have a picture to share, email it to news@hampshirereview.com, mail it to P.O. Box 1036, Romney, WV 26757 or drop it by our office at 74 W. Main St. For more photos from Hampshire County’s past, visit the Hampshire History page on Facebook.

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On Sunday March 15 the congregation of Romney Assembly of God church celebrated the 20th anniversary of Pastor Jim and Rhonda Mou serving as pastor of their church. The congregation praised and gave thanks to the Lord for their leadership and devotion to God's people. During the last 20 year…

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With the effort to contain coronavirus in full swing, check with your church to see if Bible studies, prayer services and other ministries are still being conducted.

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This is my 4th attempt at trying to write this column. I think mainly because I’m trying too hard to make it sound just right.

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With the cold days and nights we had in December, we decided to leave the birdfeeders out every night and had no problems.

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When she was 4 months old, our oldest daughter contracted Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). As new parents, my husband and I were beyond scared as we watched our infant struggle to breathe.

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“Go home, my people, and lock your doors! Hide yourselves for a little while until the Lord’s anger has passed.” (Isaiah 26:20)