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Baylous a Great Choice for Marshal

September 15, 2017 West Virginia State Police Lt. Michael Baylous recently was chosen by President Donald Trump to be the new United States Marshal for the Southern West Virginia District. more »»

White Supremist Charlottesville Marchers Are ‘Indefensible’

September 8, 2017 There were no “very fine people” among the mob of torch-bearing marchers in Charlottesville on Friday night, Aug. 11. Not one. “Very fine people” do not shout out “The Jews will not replace us. more »»

Did We Elect This Governor?

September 1, 2017 With our completely unverifiable, proprietary electronic voting-machines that even election officials cannot examine, we “elected” Jim Justice as governor. more »»

Repeal of Helmet Law Could Help Economy

September 1, 2017 It is a well known fact that the economy in West Virginia needs help. Our legislature has discussed several options in the past, including increasing taxes and fees paid by our residents. more »»

‘We Were Not There!’

August 25, 2017 The West Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV), (a 501c3 organization,) condemns the recent violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. more »»

Knowledge is Power for Reproductive Rights

August 25, 2017 Shepherd University is a campus that actively strives to provide an environment of diversity and acceptance for all its students. more »»

Was George Orwell a Prophet for Our Times?

August 25, 2017 The world recently celebrated the anniversary of the publication of George Orwell’s “Animal Far. more »»

Fracking Isn’t Worth the Danger

August 18, 2017 On July 26, a full-page article appeared in a major WV newspaper. It had color photos, half truths and outright lies all wrapped in folksy language. more »»

Thanks from the Shepherdstown Library

August 18, 2017 The staff of the Shepherdstown Library would like to thank the following individuals who helped to make our “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Program a success: Sarah Barz, Sandy D’Onofrio, Ben... more »»

A deep, heartfelt ‘Thank You’

August 11, 2017 The Shepherdstown Farmers Market would like to thank the town of Shepherdstown for supporting our third Farm to Fork event on July 2. more »»

Morrisey isn’t good for West Virginia

August 4, 2017 I read with interest about Mr. Morrissey’s plans to run for Joe Manchin’s Senate seat. Although M. more »»

How about Medicare for all ages?

August 4, 2017 What if each person in this photo could have the basic healthcare he or she needs without insurance? What if he or she did not have to pay a deductible or a co-pay to get care? What if all he or she... more »»

Fight for rights is a long, hard road

July 28, 2017 The Eastern Panhandle was well represented at the Women’s March from #NRA2DOJ rally in Washington, D.C. on July 15. more »»

Thanks for making Fourth of July a success

July 14, 2017 This year’s Fourth of July turned out to be hot, but it was dry enough to let Shepherdstown’s parade and community picnic go forward without any major hitches. more »»

The Case Against the Potomac River Pipeline

July 14, 2017 In fifty years, when our country and the rest of the world is being fueled by renewable energy, citizens of West Virginia will look back at the glut of natural gas pipelines and ask — why? Why did w... more »»

Natural gas distribution line — build it now

July 7, 2017 On behalf of the Jefferson County Development Authority (JCDA) and numerous stakeholders in the business community, we are writing in support of the current effort by Mountaineer Gas to expand the... more »»

Questions need answered before building pipeline

July 7, 2017 As a community, we should be cautious about this proposed pipeline, and ask the necessary questions to help us evaluate whether the pipeline would indeed be beneficial to the community. more »»

Letters to the Editor for June 23

June 23, 2017 Today is a sunny, mild day in beautiful Shepherdstown. Yesterday we had much needed rain, which came down in torrents! I heard a sound in Back Alley, I check to see what it was. more »»

Jefferson Co. reneging on retiree promise

June 16, 2017 I grew up in Shepherdstown and went to school in Jefferson county for grades K-1. more »»

Feminine hygiene drive raised awareness

June 16, 2017 During the month of May, Women’s March Eastern Panhandle partnered with Planned Parenthood South Atlantic in a feminine hygiene product drive in observation of Menstrual Hygiene Day. more »»

 
 
 

 

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