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WINNERS

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YOUNG WRITERS Six Jefferson County students’ writing efforts have been selected to compete in the West Virginia Young Writers Contest. The county’s winners are: Addison Duncan of North Jefferson Elementary (for grades 1 and 2); Una Haines of Shepherdstown Elementary (for grades 3 and 4); Elsa Jenkins of Shepherdstown Middle School (for grades 5 and […]

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Cranes for peace

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Cranes for peace
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Shepherdstown musicians in D.C.
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CHARLESTON (AP) — The West Virginia State Police is making it easier for organizations that serve children, the elderly and disabled individuals to obtain the results of federal background checks of potential employees. The agency has revised its policy to allow the state’s background check contractor, MorphoTrust, to submit potential employees’ fingerprints to the FBI. […]

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Commuters urged to try ‘Work Local’

Jefferson County Development Authority wants resumes from Panhandle workers CHARLES TOWN – If good jobs are available locally, wouldn’t some Eastern Panhandle residents who now spend hours commuting to Washington, D.C., and elsewhere switch plans? Whitney Burch thinks so. The Jefferson County Economic Development Authority official says there’s an easy way for commuters to test […]

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — A Cabell County sheriff’s deputy is being recognized for the 1,000 felony arrests he has made as part of the U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force. Sgt. Dale Enochs recorded the milestone last week in Huntington when he arrested a suspect in a daytime burglary in Kanawha County. The 41-year-old law enforcement […]

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Roundabouts squared

It’s interesting to consider the subject of a roundabout on U.S. 50 at Hampshire High School. As mentioned in the Hampshire Review, the roundabout at U.S. 50 and 15 at Gilbert’s Corner in Virginia works quite well though it looks like ol’ Gilbert got his corners rounded off. There are other examples nearby. Further along […]

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HUNTINGTON (AP) — A 46-year-old Huntington man who admitted accepting heroin and prescription painkillers in exchange for rent has pleaded guilty to distributing oxycodone. The government says Jerry A. Lowe entered his plea on Monday. His sentencing was scheduled for June 24 in U.S. District Court. Prosecutors say Lowe admitted that he received heroin and […]

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Beauty and the brush

Harpers Ferry artist Autumn Beckett’s mural for the children’s section at the Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library is a sight to see BOLIVAR – There’s a squirrel up on a wall at the public library here and a fox at the window. But that’s not all. Elsewhere, two rabbits peek out from behind opened books while […]

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This Easter, create your feast the easy way

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