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Widmyer shares her take on farm life in ‘Chasing Cows’

CHARLES TOWN – After a book signing/reception last week to celebrate the publication of Lyn Widmyer’s new book, “Chasing Cows: I’m Not in the Suburbs Anymore,” the Spirit of Jefferson asked the author if she could share an excerpt with our readers. For more on the book, turn to Widmyer’s website: lynwidmyer.net. From “Chasing Cows: […]

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Church adheres to the word of the Bible

The Charles Town Church of Christ is a God-centered congregation of believers who believe in the word of the Bible — literally. Led by 23-year-old Allan Hornbuckle, the congregation of 60 base doctrine and practice on the Bible alone. Hornbuckle spent two years at the Memphis School of Preaching before coming to Charles Town three […]

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Dog Day!

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On the road to ‘Road Show’

KEARNEYSVILLE–Forrest and Mildred Hammond didn’t come away from last month’s taping of PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow” with the news that a family keepsake actually is a treasure worth hundreds of thousands. And that’s just fine with them. “It was wonderful just to be there,” explained Mildred, an 82-year-old Berkeley County native who retired as a school […]

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This week Chamber of Commerce July meeting: Yellow Brick Bank Restaurant, Shepherdstown, Thursday, noon to 1 p.m. Attendees are requested to bring canned goods for Jefferson County Community Ministries. Miller/Orndorff/Nesmith reunion: The descendants of Phillip Setzer Orndorff and Mary Jane Tevault, Jacob Sylvanius Miller and Mary Catherine Reynolds, and Bethuel Middleton Nesmith and Alice Dortha […]

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Christian Ramey and Christopher Kidwell, of Kearneysville, welcomed their daughter, Caidence Niquel, on June 8, 2012 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 0.2 ounces and was 17 inches long. Welcoming the baby at home was Damien and Aiden. Kassandra Hamm and Anthony Tanner, of Ranson, welcomed their daughter, Nevaeh Skye, at 10:50 […]

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Life in the fast lane

There’s fun to spare this summer at Shenandoah Lanes with owner Josh Grewal offering young people the chance to bowl for free six days a week. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again to view it. The rest of this article […]

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This week EPBA meeting: The monthly meeting of the Eastern Panhandle Conservation District will be held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the USDA Service Center, 151 Aikens Center, Martinsburg. Agenda will be posted at the office. Tire collection event: The Berkeley County Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce the […]

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Community Notes

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Jefferson Memorial Park roundup: Children’s tennis standings — Little League: Cubs 5-0, Vikings 4-1, Hawks 1-4, Owls 0-5. Big League: Lions 4-1, Blue Jays 3-2, Tigers 2-3, Bears 1-4. Results: July 10 — Vikings 8, Owls 4; Cubs 8, Hawks 4; July 11 — Blue Jays 7, Bears 2; Lions 5, Tigers 4; July 12 […]

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Out&about

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Cut ups: A watermelon carving contest highlights this week’s Third Thursday, happening from 5 to 9 p.m. throughout downtown Charles Town. Sponsored by Discover Downtown Charles Town, the contest is open to anyone and gift bags worth $50 each will be given in three categories: Those ages 7-12, teens and adults. Other watermelon-themed happenings on […]

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