May 22, 2012
Dorothy F. Shipe, 93, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at her home. Born Jan. 9, 1919, in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert Nathaniel Carpenter and Viola (Turner) Carpenter. She was a member of Christ Reformed Church. Mrs. Shipe loved her church, family, town and her cats. She is survived by one daughter, Arbutus C. Curvey and husband, the Rev. Paul H. Curvey, of Limerick, Pa.; granddaughters, Kimberly Palmer and husband, Eugene, of Clear Spring, Md., and Stephanie Seward and husband, Jeffrey, of Smithsburg, Md.; four great-grandchildren, Kaitlin Palmer, Benjamin Palmer, Lauren Seward and Emily Seward; great-great-granddaughter, Sophie Grace Palmer; and one brother, Elliott Carpenter of Bunker Hill, W.Va.
May 20, 2010
JULY 20, 1930-MAY 18, 2010 Jo Ann King, 79, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at her home. Born Sunday, July 20, 1930, in Gaffney, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Dufay Blackwell and the late Arbutus Parris Blackwell. Her husband of 56 years, Charles George King Sr., preceded her in death in 2009. She graduated from Eastern High School in Baltimore, Md., in 1950. She was a member of Paramount Baptist Church, where she was a charter member, chairman of the trustees and the greeters.
July 18, 2011
Linda Kay Wilhide, 69, of 2809 Harpers Ferry Road, Sharpsburg, Md., passed away courageously Sunday, July 17, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md., with her husband, family and very close friends by her side. She was born July 18, 1941, in Washington County, Md., to the late Oscar Leo and Daisy Arbutus Taylor Otzelberger. She was a 1959 graduate of Boonsboro High School and attended Hagerstown Junior College. She was a homemaker and previously was employed with the Washington County Board of Education as a secretary at Boonsboro Middle School.
October 23, 2012
Lamont Bradley "Monty" Mumma, 66, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Born Aug. 24, 1946, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Margie Arbutus (Jenkins) Mumma and the late Hubert Gher Mumma. Monty was a 1965 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1965 to 1968, where he served two tours in Vietnam; first in the 1st Air Calvary Brigade and then in the 82nd Airborne Division.
July 21, 2013
Sunday. June 21, 2013 YOUTH BASEBALL ARBUTUS, Md. - Three pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout as Conococheague advanced to the winners' bracket final of the Maryland 11-12 Little League Tournament with a 6-0 victory over host Arbutus on Sunday. Ryan Greene pitched three hitless innings to start the game for Conococheague. Trenton von Philp struck out five in 2 2/3 innings, and Josh Gerber got the final out to cap the shutout. Conococheague managed just three hits on offense but made the most of six Arbutus errors, five walks and a hit batter.
April 12, 2011
The Washington County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to award a $1,569,768 construction contract for the rehabilitation of Devil's Backbone Dam to C. William Hetzer Inc. of Hagerstown. Hetzer submitted the lowest of four bids for the project, Deputy Director of Public Works Robert J. Slocum said. The project includes rehabilitation of the county-owned stone dam on Antietam Creek near Boonsboro, stabilization of eroded stream banks near the dam and other improvements.
February 22, 2013
The following individuals have been indicted this week by a grand jury that was seated Tuesday for the February term of Berkeley County Circuit Court. An indictment merely indicates that an individual is believed to have committed the crime. Azeez B. Banire, 21, Martins Landing, Apt. 125, Martinsburg, on counts of burglary, second-degree robbery and conspiracy. Shanz J. Campbell, 28, 364 Royal Crest Drive, Martinsburg, on two counts of delivery of cocaine and one count of conspiracy to deliver cocaine.
January 30, 2008
ANNAPOLIS -- Members of Washington County's General Assembly delegation on Wednesday debated a bill to tighten the county's tip-jar regulations. The bill would add a state layer to a county prohibition against electronic tip jars that dispense randomly generated numbers. The machines aren't used in Washington County, which only allows pre-printed tickets, but are in Allegany County, where they have been likened to slot machines. The bill would set other benchmarks for Washington County's tip-jar gaming, further distinguishing it from forms played elsewhere.
January 31, 2008
ANNAPOLIS - Members of Washington County's General Assembly delegation on Wednesday debated a bill to tighten the county's tip-jar regulations. The bill would add a state layer to a county prohibition against electronic tip jars that dispense randomly generated numbers. The machines aren't used in Washington County, which only allows pre-printed tickets, but are in Allegany County, where they have been likened to slot machines. The bill would set other benchmarks for Washington County's tip-jar gaming, further distinguishing it from forms played elsewhere.