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MARTINSBURG – Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Shirley has responded to a lawsuit alleging he and 14 other unnamed officers beat a suspect in custody. The lawsuit was filed by Mark Daniel Haines, who is currently serving a 19-year sentence for bank robbery, last month. It details a litany of injuries Haines suffered because of the alleged […]

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If you’re looking for something to do this July 4, we hope it’s not fireworks that you’re looking for. This year, Independence Day celebrations will run the gamut from this weekend to next and all points of light in between, but the only one set to go off on July 4 is at War Memorial […]

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Thanks for library turnout Dear Friends: Again, I would like to thank all the people who showed up at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, June 12 to discuss the “proper location” of the new Shepherdstown Public Library. Despite some differences of opinion, it is clear that the majority of people care very much about […]

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Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, almost 3,800 Americans are injured by charcoal or gas grill fires. • An estimated 5,700 grill fires occur on residential properties each year in […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Some West Virginia inmates rent apartments months in advance of their parole hearings to show they have a place to go if they’re released, lawmakers said Monday as they studied the state’s inmate crowding crisis. Presenting a suitable home plan is one of several hurdles an inmate must clear to appear before […]

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MOUNDSVILLE (AP) — Water lines in Marshall County are being put at risk for bacteria contamination by crews installing pipelines for energy companies, a public service district official said. Natural gas pipeline crews are not following proper procedures when they dig around the Marshall County Public Service District 4’s water lines. Water lines are being […]

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WESTON (AP) — Relatives of a missing 3-year-old Lewis County girl are still searching for answers. Aliayah (uh LEE’ uh) Lunsford vanished from her Bendale home on Sept. 24, 2011. Media outlets report that family members held a vigil Sunday evening at a bridge where a search dog had picked up her scent. They plan […]

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