Shepherdstown Chronicle, 30 Mar 2020 05:49:37 EDTMon, 30 Mar 2020 05:49:37 EDT strong, Shepherdstown! Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that COVID-19 had been upgraded from an epidemic to a pandemic, due to the level of global devastation it had caused.Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 EDTMemorial Day memories: A debt we cannot repay past weekend, many Americans celebrated Memorial Day, by getting together with family and friends to indulge in grilled burgers and hotdogs.Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 EDTShepherd Professor Sylvia Shurbutt positively changing U.S. perceptions of Appalachia doesn't realize how lucky it is to have an academic like Sylvia Shurbutt on its sid.Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EDTMiss America is starting to catch up waves her hand and smiles, with a tiara glinting in her hair and a sash draped across her satin gown. Little girls admire her like they would a Disney princess, teenage girls envy her and women wonder what sort of legacy she'll leave behind.Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDTWinning shouldn't be everything"We are the champions, my friends," the popular song goes. Whenever I hear these lyrics, I'm reminded of the sometimes obsessive way people pursue winning. My grandfather is no exception to this obsession. Pappy loves football.Fri, 1 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EDT