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‘Crystal Traveler’ is a new science fiction romance novel by local authors

October 14, 2016 Breighton and Kathleen Dawe mesh themes of love, science and history to create a magical story of the final days of Atlantis. In their debut publication, authors R. B. more »»

Shepherd happy hour added to homecoming, RSVPs due Oct. 19

October 14, 2016 Shepherd University Ram fans will have a chance to get a preview of the Homecoming football game from Coach Monte Cater during a special happy hour scheduled for Friday, Oct. 21, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. more »»

Olympiad shows students that science is everywhere

October 14, 2016 Last week, beginning Oct. 3, the Jefferson County Community Center hosted approximately 750 sixth graders for the county’s annual Science Olympiad. more »»


October 14, 2016 Jefferson High School Marching Cougars were featured at Shepherd’s halftime show Saturday. more »»

Gibbs shares his ‘Game Plan for Life’

October 14, 2016 Former Redskin Coach Joe Gibbs shared his ‘Game Plan for Life with more than 800 men at the Ranson Civic Center on Wednesday morning. more »»

Audubon Bird Walk scheduled in Harpers Ferry on Oct. 12

October 7, 2016 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk in the South Schoolhouse Ridge section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The walk will begin at 8 a.m. more »»

Zika expert to present Shepherd President’s Lecture

October 7, 2016 The Zika virus will be the focus of a special President’s Lecture Series talk at Shepherd University on Monday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Erma Ora Byrd Hall auditorium. Dr. more »»

Scarborough Society Art and Lecture Series to feature local novelist

October 7, 2016 The Scarborough Society of Shepherd University will sponsor a program featuring novelist and Shepherd University adjunct instructor Alan Gibson, Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.. more »»

Shepherd’s CATF featured in ‘American Theatre’ magazine

October 7, 2016 Shepherd University’s Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) will be featured in the October issue of American Theatre magazine. more »»

Friends of Music sponsoring Oct. 27 Bourbon Tasting fundraiser

October 7, 2016 The Friends of Music will sponsor an upcoming Bourbon Tasting at Shepherdstown’s Bavarian Inn on Thursday, Oct. 27. The event is a fundraiser for the Friends and its Two Rivers Chamber Orchestr. more »»

Commission works to resolve fire service issues

October 7, 2016 Representatives from the West Virginia State Fire Commission recently appeared before the Jefferson County Commission to discus a 911 dispatching dispute with area fire departments because of lack... more »»

Women for Shepherd University to host Bodice Project exhibit and reception

October 7, 2016 The Women for Shepherd University, in conjunction with the Shepherd University Foundation, will host the Bodice Project exhibit on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, from 5-7 p.m. more »»

Antietam bird walk planned for Saturday, Oct. 22

October 7, 2016 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a bird walk along the Final Attack Trail on the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland on Saturday, Oct. 22. more »»

Shepherd, Hospice of the Panhandle to co-host end-of-life seminar

October 7, 2016 Two Shepherd University professors with expertise in end-of-life care will participate in a seminar based on the best-selling book “Being Mortal” by D. more »»

Book donated to library

October 7, 2016 Judith Van Tol Wilson visited her childhood home of Shepherdstown to present a complimentary copy of her children's picture book, Growing Smarter, to the board of trustees for the Shepherdstown... more »»

Alice Barkus recognized as Woman of Distinction by local Girl Scouts branch

October 7, 2016 Mary Stordstrom Ogden Newspapers Alice Barkus, longtime volunteer with the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle, has been named one of three Girl Scouts Women of Distinction. more »»

West Virginia Lions seeking several students to travel and study abroad

October 7, 2016 Each year the Lions Clubs of West Virginia provide the opportunity for several students to travel abroad. more »»

Rural Heritage Museum and Village toured by DAR

October 7, 2016 Shepherdstown's Pack Horse Ford Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently visited Washington County's Rural Heritage Museum and Village in Boonsboro, Maryland,... more »»

One runner’s story

October 7, 2016 Here’s my story. I was never a runner. Some people seem to be born with an innate ability to run; I’m not one of those peopl. more »»

AWS brings back Paws & Claws Howl-O-Ween Dinner and Auction

October 7, 2016 The Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County is holding its 10th annual Paws and Claws Dinner and Auction on Oct. 29. more »»



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