Home » Archives by category » News (Page 62)

Better deal than a cup of coffee CHARLES TOWN – Since coming on board at the Spirit 20 months ago, I’ve heard lots of feedback from faithful readers as well as those new to the paper, nearly all of them telling me how much they look forward to reading what we put together each week […]

Continue reading …
Getting colorful to fight cancer
Continue reading …
Stricter seat belt law set to take effect July 9

CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a stricter seat belt law for West Virginia motorists. Tomblin signed the bill Thursday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. It is effective July 9 and allows police to pull over motorists if the driver or passengers aren’t wearing seat belts. Previously the driver had to […]

Continue reading …

POLICE Watch

No Comment

Charles Town Police Log May 19   5:45 a.m. Jefferson Memorial Park, suspicious person, advised of park closure and to vacate area 5:58 a.m. East Washington Street, welfare check, contact made/assistance rendered 7:55 a.m. East Liberty Street, parking complaint, vehicle towed/citation issued 10:50 a.m. Eldon Drive, assist Clarke County (attempt to locate), negative contact 11:50 […]

Continue reading …

PRAISE&nays

No Comment

PRAISE for beefing up the Mountain State’s seat belt laws. Come July 9, drivers and passengers in West Virginia can be pulled over if they aren’t properly restrained. Late last week, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed legislation making failure to buckle up a primary offense. Before, drivers could be cited only if they were being […]

Continue reading …

Thank you, with a capital ‘Tea’ I feel it is very important for the community at large to become aware of how many dedicated volunteers it took to put on the Back Alley Tea. They have cheerfully responded to anything I have asked of them and I want everyone to know how much I appreciate […]

Continue reading …

OTHER VIEWS

No Comment

Best drinking rule — don’t drink and drive It seems simple. And it really is. There’s no excuse for impaired driving, of any degree. And violators need to be prosecuted and removed from our highways. Natalie Harvey, public information spokesperson for the state Division of Motor Vehicles, summed it up pretty well last week in […]

Continue reading …

I feel that it is my clear public duty to write this column. Under the current stewardship of Shepherd University, semester attendance has been cut by two weeks, graduation requirements (number of course hours) have been cut and it is apparent that standards are slipping precipitously. The current president of Shepherd, Suzanne Shipley, is a […]

Continue reading …

Class of 2013

No Comment
Class of 2013

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 is exclusive, , click “buy” and view it instantly. Exclusive content Already have a Cleeng account? Welcome back! Log-in Logout Welcome,   Read it now! Customer […]

Continue reading …

Paying tribute

No Comment
Paying tribute
Continue reading …