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Everhart speaks out on eight-year-old charges

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherdstown Town Councilman Mark Everhart, who is also a candidate for the West Virginia House of Delegates, issued a public statement this week acknowledging that he did plead guilty to two counts of violating a protective order in 2012 in Baltimore County, Md.Susan Pipes, a ...

Caring for the trees at Morgan’s Grove Park

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Here in Shepherdstown, Morgan's Grove Park is and has been a part of the lives of area residents and their families for many years.Children who once played in the woods, stream and playground are now themselves parents of children who enjoy doing those same things. The park ...

Auxer, Cotgreave to vie for mayoral seat

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Two local residents have filed to compete for the Corporation of Shepherdstown's seat of mayor in the upcoming primary election.Incumbent Jim Auxer has filed to retain his seat as mayor. Auxer has served from 2000 to 2004 and then from 2008 to present."I love Shepherdstown and ...

Not ending in two weeks: Jefferson County Schools prepare for extended closure

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On March 13, Governor Jim Justice announced all West Virginia public schools would be closed indefinitely, to prevent the rapid spread of COVID-19 through the school system. As the virus continued to spread and 20 cases of it were confirmed throughout the state over the past ...

Shepherdstown Shares: Facebook page continues to strengthen community

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- There are those faces of people who can be seen all around town. Those people, who are at every community event, often running them. While those indefatigable people are essential parts of the clock that makes Shepherdstown tick, many of them have had to go into social ...

Town council approves grant application, congratulates officer for recognition

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- "We thank you, Officer Carper, for your good service to the town of Shepherdstown," said Mayor Jim Auxer to Shepherdstown Police Department patrolman William Carper.Carper, who left a higher-paying security position to return to work the night shift at the police department, ...

Flags for your prayers

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Dozens of prayer flags hang in front of St. Peter's Lutheran Church on Saturday afternoon. Community members can write prayers on the cotton prayer flags, and tie them to cords in front of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. The flags will remain in front of the church throughout ...