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County magistrate earns Boy Scout recognition

April 13, 2018 The Shenandoah Area Council of Boy Scouts of America selected William “Bill” Senseny as the recipient of its Citizen of the Year for 2018. more »»

Man shot near Shepherd University

April 13, 2018 An Inwood man was arrested April 4 after being shot in the arm for breaking and entering into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment near Shepherd University. more »»

Annual Potter’s Bowl will raise funds for local caregivers

April 6, 2018 Good Shepherd Caregivers will host its annual Potter’s Bowl event next Friday. The event allows guests to choose a handcrafted soup bowl and enjoy soups, bread, beverages and desser. more »»

Community continues MLK’s conversation

April 6, 2018 Several members of the community gathered for a meal and a panel discussion on race in the United States at Covenant Church in Shepherdstown on Tuesday. more »»

Doctor discusses facts about Islam

April 6, 2018 Shepherd’s diversity and multicultural week featured many events and speakers, including a talk on Islam by Dr. Syed Haque of Fredrick, Marylan. more »»

Invasive species expert discusses outlook of ecosystem

April 6, 2018 Stink bugs, pythons and kudzu—all invasive species that many people wish would just go away. more »»

Students, elderly break down barriers between generations

March 30, 2018 It may not be a stretch for college students to imagine being married with a family and a career, but few think of growing old. more »»

New dog park to host grand opening

March 30, 2018 Jefferson County Parks and Recreation will host a grand opening and dedication ceremony for the new Sam Michael’s Dog Park on April 7, beginning at 9:45 a.m. more »»

Campus gun bill pushed to next session

March 30, 2018 A bill that would allow concealed carry of armed weapons on college campuses was not passed this session by West Virginia delegates. Berkley County Delegate Eric L. more »»

Fire department honors its own

March 30, 2018 Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department recognized the exemplary service of its members at its annual awards banquet March 17. more »»

Local artists raise breast cancer awareness nationally with exhibit

March 23, 2018 When artist and activist Cynthia Fraula-Hahn’s friend was battling breast cancer, Fraula-Hahn realized women and men undergoing mastectomies needed a pathway to accepting — and even celebrating —... more »»

Parks and Rec offers new Easter event

March 23, 2018 Over 200 children converged on Sam Michael’s Park last Saturday to take part in the first ‘Hoppin’ Down the Bunny Trail’ event. more »»

Author discusses new fictional book on Donner Party

March 23, 2018 Author Alma Katsu made her way to Four Seasons Books last Sunday to share thoughts on her recently released book, “The Hunger. more »»

Local storyteller’s Speak Series continues for 6th season

March 23, 2018 Six years ago, storyteller Adam Booth had a vision that he worked to turn into reality. That vision culminated in the Speak Series, which offers a venue for storytelling in Shepherdstown. more »»

‘Read Aloud’ volunteers prepare to encourage literacy in local kids

March 16, 2018 People with a passion for reading to children gathered last Saturday at the Tate House in Charles Town to receive instruction from members of the Read Aloud West Virginia organization. more »»

Town Council approves upcoming events

March 16, 2018 After opening with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Girl Scout Troop 40339, event requests took center stage at Tuesday’s monthly Shepherdstown Town Council meeting. more »»

County Commission proposes FY19 budget

March 16, 2018 After weeks of deliberation, the Jefferson County Commission held a public hearing March 8 to present the budget numbers for fiscal year 2019. more »»

Local parks department provides childcare services during strike

March 9, 2018 The local parks and recreation departments worked to provide an option for childcare as parents were faced with school closures during the nine-day teachers’ strike. more »»

Schools re-open after bill passes

March 9, 2018 School buses were rolling along West Virginia highways Wednesday morning as students headed back to school after a nine-day work stoppage that covered all 55 counties. more »»

Local church offers lunch to students during strike

March 9, 2018 New Street United Methodist Church opened its doors Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to serve a hot lunch to kids who weren’t receiving meals due to the teacher work stoppage. more »»



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