Hampshire Review - Headlines

Grant Memorial Hospital cited with Medicaid Fraud

Attorney General Morrisey Reaches $320K Medicaid Fraud Settlement with In-State Hospital Read more



DMV closing here today

After 20 years in the same location, the Division of Motor Vehicles office in Romney is apparently closing today. Read more


Gas prices hit a high

Texas’s agony has turned to Hampshire’s pain at the gas pump. Read more


‘Friends’ will monitor Cacapon water quality

CAPON BRIDGE — “We feel lucky that the Cacapon River is one of the cleanest in West Virginia,” the Friends of the Cacapon River states on i… Read more



Against the current

Trojan swimmers overcome odds to start the season Read more


Expressions gymnasts land in 1st place at Dutch Classic

READING, Pa. - The Expressions Gymnastics team traveled to Reading, Pa. for a Valentine’s Day gymnastics meet. The PA Dutch Classic was hos… Read more


Is Cuban Unamerican?

The national anthem and American sports have been intertwined for over a century.  Read more


National Spelling Bee to return in mostly virtual format

The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the in-person competition limited to a dozen final… Read more


‘Flying friends and foes’ at STEM fest

KEYSER — “Flying Friends and Foes” is just 1 of the engaging topics to be offered during the Mineral County Virtual STEM Festival on March … Read more

Governor’s schools now accepting applications

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts and the Governor’s Honors Academy are now accepting applications from high sc… Read more


Mary L. Riggleman

Mary L. Riggleman, 90, of Romney, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 at Hampshire Center, Romney. Read more


John Ty Chandler

John Ty Chandler, 58, of Augusta, died on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Winchester Medical Center, Va. Read more

Lohr A. ‘Junior’ Seldon

Lohr Anderson “Junior” Seldon, 98, of Gore, Va., died on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at the Winchester Medical Center.  Read more



Keep the pedal to the metal

The good news on the Covid-19 front is that there are extensively tested vaccines that have Emergency Use Authorization. Read more

Inside the search for Covid’s origin

After a 2-week quarantine, the real work has begun. Maybe. Read more


‘Emma In Training’

Here’s my question for you: what can you get for $12? Read more


Livestock Reports Feb. 24

Friend’s Stockyard Inc. Read more

Sheep inventory drops in W.Va.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s inventory of sheep and lambs fell by 9 percent in 2020 while the number of goats grew by 6 percent. Read more

Easement updates strengthen protection

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released the final rule for its Agricultural Conservation Easement Program, which enabl… Read more

Upcoming Events

Capon Valley Ruritan

Capon Valley Ruritan Club board meeting 7 p.m., Ruritan Park, Yellow Spring. Read more

Capon Bridge Town Council

Capon Bridge Town Council regular monthly meeting 7 p.m., Town Hall.           Read more

Romney Ruritan Club

Romney Ruritan Club meeting 6:30 p.m., Shirley’s Diner. Board of Directors meeting at 6 p.m. Read more


Weather Today

Mostly cloudy


46° 36°

More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 30s.

Cloud Coverage:59%
Wind:ESE at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:24%
UV Index:4 Moderate
Sunrise:06:51:39 AM
Sunset:06:04:22 PM

This Week's Forecast

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