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Remembering a daring duo

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Big day for APUS
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Tee time

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Tee time
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New seats

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New seats
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This week in history

Novelist Pearl Buck was born in Hillsboro in the home of her maternal grandparents on June 26, 1892. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature for “The Good Earth.”   Something to smile about: The emperor of China on June 26, 1498, patents the first bristle toothbrush, with bristles made from the coarse hair from […]

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The Spirit of Jefferson was founded in 1844 to serve as an antidote to another newspaper being published in Charles Town that leaned Federalist and Whig, the Virginia Free Press. From the beginning, the Spirit embraced the old ways and, as such, provided a reliable voice for pro-South, pro-states’ rights, pro-slavery positions as espoused by […]

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Friday Drew Carey isn’t the host and there won’t be TV cameras, but fans of “The Price Is Right” can come to Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races this week to be part of a live stage version of long-running TV game show. To celebrate its 40th year on television, “TPIR” has been offering special […]

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Walking for Life
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Around the State

Jail, prison misconduct claims cost W.Va. millions CHARLESTON (AP) — Sexual misconduct claims at prisons and regional jails have cost West Virginia nearly $12 million over the last decade. Board of Risk and Insurance Management records show that prisoners and their lawyers received more than $5 million in settlements and fees from Jan. 1, 2003, […]

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POLICE Watch

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Charles Police Department call log   June 16   12:45 a.m. West Washington Street, disturbance, advised of options 1:15 p.m. North West Street, disturbance, advised of options 1:30 p.m. City Of Charles Town, narcotics complaint, information forwarded to detective division 4:37 p.m. U.S. 340, vehicle crash, report taken 7:40 p.m. Washington Patriots Drive, suspicious persons, […]

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