Home » Archives by category » News (Page 74)
Breaking new ground
Continue reading …

EDITOR’S NOTE

No Comment

When events get ahead of our newspaper By the time many of you picked up your Spirit at stores or in your mailbox last week, some of the news we featured was no longer up to date. Case in point: our front-page coverage of the gun-related legislation before lawmakers in Charleston. Our deadline requires us […]

Continue reading …

Thursday This month’s free Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum at the Inn at Charles Town begins with a networking hour at 5:30 p.m. April’s topic: Farming as a business. For more information, call Kathy Mason as 304-267-4144.   Saturday The Morgan’s Grove Farm Market kicks off the season with locally grown food, locally raised beef, unique […]

Continue reading …

Autumn’s art

No Comment
Autumn’s art
Continue reading …

On April 3, 1822, writer Edward Everett Hale is born in Boston. Among his most famous words: “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. What I can […]

Continue reading …

CHARLESTON (AP) – The West Virginia Senate Finance Committee has passed a bill authorizing a sixth casino in the state. The bill would allow a casino to be built on a “rural resort community” in Pendleton County near the Virginia border. In order to build a casino, the developers would have to submit plans to […]

Continue reading …

Sweet tradition

No Comment
Sweet tradition

Shepherdstown’s Easter Parade – one of the community’s best-loved annual traditions – brought happy, hoppy throngs to German Street Saturday morning. The day’s fun also included an Easter hat competition (with categories such as “Best Dog” and “Most Innovative” and prizes donated by town businesses) as well as an egg hunt behind White Hall.

Continue reading …
W.Va. school bus argument leads to fatal shooting

BLUEFIELD — West Virginia State Police say a Bluefield woman has been charged in the fatal shooting of another woman after their children argued on a school bus. State Police spokesman Sgt. Michael Baylous says 42-year-old Judith Kowaleski is accused of shooting 42-year-old Elizabeth Slagle of Bluefield with a handgun last Thursday night. Slagle’s body […]

Continue reading …

March 24 3:55 a.m. U.S. 340, traffic stop, arrest made (DUI) 12:08 p.m. West Washington, street parking complaint, written warning issued 5:30 p.m. Patrick Henry Way, assist sheriff’s office (vehicle crash), assistance rendered 6:55 p.m. West Washington Street, welfare check, no problems March 25 1:25 p.m. East Washington Street, alarm, building secure 2:50 p.m. North […]

Continue reading …

March 25 4:53 p.m. Burkett Road, petit larceny, report taken 8:40 p.m. Riverside Drive, domestic battery, arrest   March 26 8:30 a.m. Crosswinds, domestic assault, report taken 12:40 p.m. Patrick Henry Way, shoplifting, report taken   March 27 3:48 a.m. Morgan Drive, burglary, report taken 11:16 a.m. Hilcrest Drive, breaking and entering, petit larceny, report […]

Continue reading …