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A lesson in love: Search party organizer reflects on the power of communal togetherness

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Jan. 11, a 30-year-old member of Covenant Church in Shepherdstown went missing, after completing his shift with his employer in Hagerstown, Md. The Hedgesville resident, David Michael Barefoot, was last seen at a Sheetz gas station in Williamsport, Md., where he had fueled up that afternoon. According to his mother, Donna Barefoot, who is also a member of Covenant Church, he had recently undergone a medical procedure. Combined with a history of brain aneurysms, Donna knew to be concerned when he did not respond to her phone calls after he got off of work. The search ...

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Sheetz to open transportation depot in Jefferson County

KEARNEYSVILLE — It was announced on Monday by West Virginia Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch that Jefferson County will become the site for a Sheetz transportation depot. The facility, to be located at the Burr Industrial Park, will serve as a transfer station for trucks operated by the gas ...



Evans finally made the right choice

Among the angry mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was incoming West Virginia Del. Derrick Evans, R-Wayne, who posted a video online from the Capitol interior yelling, “We’re in! … Derrick Evans is in the Capitol!” His illegal actions demanded a swift and severe ...

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Regarding article on town’s new email list

I appreciate the article in The Shepherdstown Chronicle's Feb. 26 issue, concerning Shepherdstown’s new email list as a vehicle for helping the Town Council communicate more efficiently with residents. I’d like to point out one important thing that was not covered in the article. The most ...