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Daisy Troop collects school supplies

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Daisy Troop 15099 steadily collected school supplies during the entire month of August and beginning of September, as part of the council-wide School Supply Service Drive. Initiated by Girls Scouts of the Nation’s Capital, the drive encouraged troops to collect much-need ...

BOE recognizes Service Personnel Day, hears concerns

CHARLES TOWN — At the most recent regular meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Education, members, along with the superintendent, heard from some members of the service personnel staff as they recognized them in advance of the Sept. 23 Service Personnel Day. Commended by board president ...

Church holds Sept. 11 remembrance service

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Rev. Gusti Linnea Newquist, pastor of the Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church, said she felt it was important to hold a remembrance service in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States, because of the significance of the event. “For myself, ...

Board of Education tables attendance policy

CHARLES TOWN — After a lengthy discussion Monday evening, the Jefferson County Board of Education voted in a rare unanimous vote to table the approval of an attendance policy that had been presented several weeks ago before being sent to the public for comment. Ideas and revisions were ...

Town council talks BooFest, water tower broadband service

SHEPHERDSTOWN — On Tuesday night, the Shepherdstown Town Council returned to holding its monthly meeting in a Zoom format. The online meeting covered a variety of lengthy discussion relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the town’s approval of grant funding. To begin the meeting, the town ...

Birth announcement

Emily Cogle Howell and Tyler Shanley, of Charles Town, welcomed Ainsley Grace-Ann Shainsley on Aug. 6, 2021 at 8:29 a.m. At birth, Ainsley measured 20.25 inches tall and weighed eight pounds and 13 ounces. Her paternal grandparents are Tim and Meagan Shanley, of Shepherdstown. Her paternal ...