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The annual HyperFest all-day motorsports event will take place Saturday at the Summit Point Motorsports Park in Summit Point. This event draws over 10,000 people to the Motorsports Park to participate in or watch the various activities. Included in the events will be the 24 Hours of LeMons, Twilight Kart Enduro, Rollover Contest, Daredevil Challenge, […]

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On June 6, the lady golfers of Sleepy Hollow played through a steady rain. The Tournament of the day was “Acres” (Low net, minus one point for each one putt). Dr. Marneerat Vongxaiburana won with 29. Peggy Sowers and Maggie Whitehair tied for second place with 30 each. Dot Sager finished third with 31. Chipping […]

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BOLIVAR – The winners of the 2013 municipal elections in Bolivar have been announced. With incumbent Edmund Stazyk stepping down from his seat on the town council and two newcomers throwing their hats in the ring, only town council seats were contested. Each voter cast a ballot in which they chose all five candidates they […]

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CHARLES TOWN – Residents from three areas that could face potential land and home seizures as a part of the four-lane expansion of U.S. 340 disagree about where the road ought to go, but are virtually unanimous in demanding that the Division of Highways come to a decision on the road’s precise path soon. This […]

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CHARLES TOWN – The West Virginia Public Service Commission has announced that it will launch a general investigation into the billing practices and infrequent meter reading of Potomac Edison and fellow FirstEnergy subsidiary Monongahela Power, following mounting pressure from Eastern Panhandle citizens, lawmakers and interest groups. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it […]

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CHARLES TOWN – A recount held late Monday night confirmed and certified the victory of political newcomer Jonathan Wertman in the race for the Ward 3 council seat, narrowly unseating two-term incumbent Donald Clendening. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article is exclusive, use Cleeng again […]

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He’s walking ‘until cancer is cured’

Relay Chair Matt Kropf battled bladder disease 3 years ago KABLETOWN – Matt Kropf has been named the honorary chair of Jefferson County Relay for Life this year. He will lead the first lap of the walk on June 22 at Charles Town Middleschool, which is set to begin at 2 p.m. This article is […]

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Landing this week’s ‘Big’ Life features CHARLES TOWN – You’ll find on this week’s Life front on B1 a pair of neat stories related to the McDonald’s Big Mac. I’d enjoy sharing some background into how these features came to be part of the Spirit. With West Virginia’s 150th birthday coming up this month, it […]

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A SECOND LOOK

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A SECOND LOOK

Winning ways When baseball players from Jefferson High lost to Hedgesville in regional play this spring, it turns out they were ceding the field to West Virginia’s eventual Class AAA champion. The Eagles won the title over the weekend over Cabell Midland High.

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