There was a time when this question wouldn’t have to be answered. But the day and age we live in now, not only is it a question that has to be answered, it’s also a touchy question to delve into.
Recently, people were apparently angry with Ellen DeGeneres for sitting beside and enjoying the company of former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys football game.
Using his great-grandfather’s sword, Rotary member Carter Wagoner knighted Elton A. Judy of Augusta as the 40th Knight of Olde Hampshire this year.
JACKSON’S MILL — Local 4-H volunteer leaders Emily Milleson, Marie Fields and Bryan Flanagan, along with 4-H members Marissa Coyle and Makayla Kidner, were inducted into the West Virginia 4-H All Stars during the recent conference at Jackson’s Mill.
The Photography Interest Group of the Hampshire County Arts Council will have an exhibit of their photos on display until Nov. 4 at the Hampshire County Public Library in Romney. This event is part of the arts council's Art in Public Places Program.
Local watercolor artist Sarah Purol will be exhibiting her work at the main branch of FNB Bank in Romney until Nov. 15 as part of Hampshire County Arts Council's Art in Public Places Program.
For those who feel as if their privacy has already been invaded by credit and debit card scans, finger printing and cameras at every turn, get ready, it’s about to get even worse.
Jeremy the Juggler*, a unique Christian ministry, performed last week at Tearcoat Church of the Brethren’s KICK — Kids in Christ Klub — Program. Adults and children alike came to witness Jeremy the Juggler and how he brought God's Word through such an entertaining way. A world-class juggler…
We have seen no hummers for several days, but we’ll leave the feeder up for another week to be sure. I think it’s early for them to be gone, but they probably know much more about that than I do.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Timber Ridge Christian Church will hold its annual oyster/turkey dinner with all of the usual side dishes, dessert and drink, starting at 3:30 p.m.
Last Sunday, Oct. 6, if the railroad crossing at the lower end of Green Spring were open, it would have saved a lot of frustrations and lines of traffic back-ups as motorists were waiting for several hours to get to and from Maryland.
MORGANTOWN — Genes borrowed from a spider turned Peter Parker into Spiderman. If scientists can use archaea — tiny organisms similar to bacteria — as a source of useful genes for humans, might it help prevent blindness one day?
If store shelves are awash in pumpkin spice goodies right now, blame (a) McCormick, the spice people; (b) Starbucks, the coffee people who are so cool they can’t be bothered to set up shop in Hampshire County; and (c) ourselves, for buying what they and their colleagues are selling.
September’s Community Dinner in Capon Bridge pulled in large numbers of rib lovers. The word spread and approximately 200 rib fans showed up to enjoy a great meal.
September was one of the busiest months for Cub Scout Pack 32 in recent memory. Even before the month began, for 5 weekends in a row, Aug. 31 through Sept. 29, the pack kept busy with activity after activity.
One evening last week, our son greeted me by saying, “I need to know all of West Virginia’s 55 counties and where they’re located on the map for a social studies test.”
This week I am jumping right into a problem I need help solving. Ten years ago, there was a situation that I felt needed addressing and I asked for help (which I received) and everything worked out very well.