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Oct. 14 2:45 a.m. 11th Avenue Ranson — Assist Ranson Police Department — Assistance rendered 4:31 a.m. Holmes Drive — Disturbance — Advised of options 10:12 a.m. Augustine Avenue — Traffic hazard — Removed deceased deer from roadway 11:04 a.m. North Lawrence Street — Disturbance — Advised of options 2 p.m. West Avis Street — […]

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Oct. 9 – Oct 15   Suspicious person: BB&T Domestic: Kohls Disturbance: North Mildred Street at Railroad Road West 5th Avenue 6th Avenue and Mildred Street Apple Tree Gardens (two times) Flowing Springs Pub (two times) East 4th Avenue West 6th Avenue Rocs Briar Run AAAA Self Storage East 3rd Avenue Agency Assist: Jefferson County […]

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Folk has what it takes   While I am a resident of Jefferson County, I felt compelled to write in support of Mr. Mike Folk, who is running for West Virginia House of Delegates — 63rd District in Berkeley County. I have been a professor of psychology at Shepherd University since 1986 and have been […]

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‘A light’ that is missed

CHARLES TOWN – An ardent art collector since she bought her first watercolor at age 20, the late Susan Ford Pritchard enlivened the Panhandle’s art scene in 2010 with the creation of Washington Street Gallery & Gift. The gallery later became an arts co-op and then transformed again late last year when it moved to […]

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RANSON — A Jefferson County man was killed after being struck by a train Sunday night, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. Michael William Johnson, 23, of Ranson, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson County medical examiner after being struck by a Norfolk Southern Railway train at about 11:50 p.m. near […]

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  Oct. 7   2:21 a.m. Belvedere Drive — Disturbance situation — resolved 3:20 a.m. Flowing Springs Road — Assist W.Va. State Police (disturbance) — W.Va. State Police handled 3:31 a.m. State Route 9, Ranson — Assist Ranson Police Department (welfare check) — Unable to locate 2:20 p.m. West Washington Street — Disturbance — No […]

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  Oct. 1 – Oct. 8   Suspicious Person:   East 14th Avenue Domestic: Apple Tree Gardens Disturbance: Roc’s Briar Run AAAA Self Storage East 3rd Avenue Company 4 East 12th Avenue North Reymann Street East North Street South Mildred Street Jefferson Memorial Hospital Motorist Assist: Silver Tree Drive Agency Assist: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Help KinderPraise help kids learn music KinderPraise is a faith-based, music education ministry for children, starting from infancy through age 12. We seek to provide quality musical experiences for children and families through weekly, developmentally appropriate classes. We are able to offer these classes at no cost for tuition (and minimal cost for materials) due to […]

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Shenandoah Women’s Center welcomes October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. One in four women will be the victim of domestic violence at some point in her lifetime and, on average, three women are killed every day at the hands of a current or former intimate partner. The economic downturn has had a devastating effect […]

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Harpers Ferry raid had lasting ‘Charlestown’ impact

When people think of the John Brown Raid in October 1859, they think of Harpers Ferry and the attack and capture of the federal arsenal. Yet much more occurred in nearby Charlestown in the aftermath of the raid. The siege at the federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry began around 10 p.m. on Oct. 16 and […]

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