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More land at local Battlefield to be forever protected

December 9, 2016 The Battle of Shepherdstown, fought Sept. 19-20, 1862 is credited as being the decisive action of the historic 1862 Maryland Campaign during the Civil War. more »»

Parking plans announced for gameday

December 9, 2016 Shepherd University will be hosting the University of North Alabama for the NCAA II Football Championship semifinal game on Saturday, Dec. 10, at Ram Stadium. more »»

Shepherd Business 2020 Committee exceeds its $600K goal

December 9, 2016 Shepherd University and the Shepherd University Foundation have exceeded their initial fundraising goal of $600,000 to fund a School of Business at the university. more »»

Handmade Holiday gifts for kids from 1 to 92

December 9, 2016 “One of the great things about Shepherdstown, and even West Virginia as a whole is that people here really appreciate artistry and handmade things,” said Michelle Kwiatkowski, owner of the Wild... more »»

The Magic of christmas

December 9, 2016 The Shepherdstown Christmas parade, although starting an hour early this year, saw hundreds lining the streets to watch the entries. more »»

Shepherd social work students do well on national exam

December 2, 2016 Shepherd University social work graduates once again did very well on the Association of Social Work Boards exam. more »»

Shepherd’s President Hendrix continues cancer research via live video feed

December 2, 2016 Shepherd University President Mary J.C. Hendrix will be able to continue her cancer research from her office via a live video feed that links her to her research team in Morgantown. more »»

Reps meet for proposed harm reduction program

December 2, 2016 Emily Daniels Ogden Newspapers Dave Didden, Jefferson County health officer, facilitated a meeting Tuesday night hoping to involve the community in a harm reduction program he is going to propose... more »»

First Friday Coffeehouse features Cosy Sheridan

December 2, 2016 The Dec. 2 First Friday Coffeehouse will feature the musical diversity, virtuoso guitar and provocative songwriting talent of Cosy Sheridan. The event is held at Trinity Orchard Hous. more »»

Shepherd’s summer Appalachian program for teachers expanding, accepting applications

December 2, 2016 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has asked Shepherd University to expand a summer program for teachers wanting to incorporate Appalachian themes into their classrooms. more »»

Jefferson County League of Women Voters to launch election forums

December 2, 2016 In the wake of this year’s tumultuous presidential election, the Jefferson County League of Women Voters is working to create a partnership with a handful of county organizations to develop a serie... more »»

Shepherd students to make presentations about the influence of culture on clothing

December 2, 2016 Family and Consumer Sciences students at Shepherd will give the campus and community the opportunity to learn what has influenced clothing styles in various countries and time periods. more »»

TubaChristmas set for Dec. 24

December 2, 2016 Shepherd University will present the 2016 TubaChristmas on Saturday, Dec. 24, at 1 p.m. on the steps of McMurran Hall. This Christmas Eve concert is free and open to the public. more »»

Apollo Civic Theatre holding auditions

December 2, 2016 The Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St., in Martinsburg, announces auditions for “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Director Amanda Hartman is casting five men and five women, ages 14 and up. more »»

Be on the alert for signs of carbon monoxide poisoning

December 2, 2016 Cold weather has struck West Virginia this week, and so have carbon monoxide poisonings. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can be produced when fuels do not burn completely. more »»

PVAS sponsoring Dec. 11 C&O Canal bird walk

December 2, 2016 The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is offering a bird walk along the C&O Canal towpath in the Williamsport MD area on Sunday, Dec. 11. The walk will begin at 8 a.m. more »»

Prosecutors cut ribbon at new offices

December 2, 2016 Members of hte Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s office joined in a recent ribbon cutting ceremony at their new offices located on George Street in Charles Town. more »»

‘Moving Forward’ clinic grads notice improvement with stress

December 2, 2016 The ‘Moving Forward’ de-stress clinic finished its ninth week with a graduation party for participants at Renova Clinic in Kearneysville. more »»

Fire Department hosting annual dinner

December 2, 2016 The Shepherdstown Fire Department will have its annual free Community Christmas Dinner and Open House on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 12 to 3 p.m. more »»

Cafe Society to discuss U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia

December 2, 2016 The next Cafe Society’s session on Dec. 6 will focus on the U.S. more »»



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