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By JULIE E. GREENE | July 22, 2007
CEARFOSS - It's not the time of year most people think about hunting, but you wouldn't know that at Fairview Wildlife Studio at Eby's Lawn & Garden. The taxidermy shop is swamped with work. We're not just talking about whitetail deer and black bears. There are boxes of African antelope hides from wildebeests, steinboks, waterbucks, impalas, red hartebeests and kudus with large twisted horns. Taxidermist Wayne Smith expects Fairview, west of Cearfoss, to mount 150 to 200 pieces this year.
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NEWS
January 23, 2009
MAY 5, 1931-JAN. 21, 2009 MAUGANSVILLE, Md. - Florence E. Martin, 77, a resident of the Mennonite Home of Maugansville, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, at Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Born May 5, 1931, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Phares H. and Fannie R. Eby Martin. She worked at the former B & L Grocery Store in Maugansville. She was a member of Reiff Mennonite Church near Cearfoss. She is survived by two sisters, Amanda Martin and Mary Martin, both of Maugansville; one brother, Reuben A. Martin of Hagerstown; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.
NEWS
September 15, 2007
St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 1020 Maryland Ave., Hagerstown, a Christian family music fest featuring Common Place, Eternal Praise and others will be held today from 4 to 8 p.m. Mount Zion Church, 14336 Greencastle Pike, Cearfoss, The Gospel Strings will present a program of bluegrass gospel music this Sunday at 2 p.m. Heritage Academy, 12215 Walnut Point West, Hagerstown, a fundraiser for a mission in the Philippines will be held...
OPINION
February 20, 2012
“Good article in the Sunday paper on the 12th, about the hotel/motel tax and the stadium. Doubled the tax in 2000, from 3 to 6 percent, $15.3 million, and it was used to support cultural and recreational, because it wasn't stipulated in the legislation. Does that sound like the gaming commission report, and the fire and rescue, hide the ball? Sorry about that, I don't believe any of it, and it's time for a bigger story.” - Leitersburg “Every time I see a column in the paper from Limbaugh, I am going to call in because I do not agree with David Limbaugh and his comments, his deranged syndrome of Obama, President Obama.
OBITUARIES
January 12, 2011
AUG. 31, 1943-JAN. 11, 2011 CLEAR SPRING, Md. — Lewis Victor Eby Jr., age 67, of Lynnehaven Drive, Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Clear Spring, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Balitmore, Md.   Born Aug. 31, 1943, in Clear Spring, he was the son of the late Lewis Victor Eby Sr. and Edna Horst Eby. He was a member of the Mount Zion Mennonite Church of Boonsboro, and...
NEWS
By MARLO BARNHART | August 6, 2007
CEARFOSS - Starting from scratch in 1979, Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship has grown in the number of its faithful and more than doubled the size of the building at 14010 Greencastle Pike. "Our original building, which opened in 1984, is 6,690 square feet," said Paul Reid, church board chairman. "The new community ministry center is an additional 8,380 square feet. " More than half of the new space is a multipurpose room that Reid and Pastor Len Smith envision as a site for all kinds of community-based activities, reaching out to the Cearfoss area and beyond.
LIFESTYLE
December 30, 2011
Nathaniel L. Webb Sr. and Mary Rose Harsh Webb of Cearfoss were surprised by their sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren with a 50th wedding anniversary celebration at Maugansville Ruritan Club. They were married Nov. 10, 1961, which is also the Marine Corps birthday, at the Downsville Christian Church by the Rev. McDonald. Friends and many extended family members were present. The Webbs have two sons, Nathaniel "Lee" Webb Jr. and his wife, Toni, their children, Sheridan and Nathaniel Anthony and Laura and her husband, Eric,  and granddaughter, Kennady; and son, William "Andy" Webb and his wife, Lori, and their children, Maxwell and Madison.
OBITUARIES
September 1, 2013
Glenn Eugene Myers, 69, of Funkstown, Md., and formerly of Williams-port, Md., passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at NMS Healthcare in Hagerstown. Born Oct. 1, 1943, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Carl Lloyd and Hilda Louise French Myers. He was a finish carpenter, retiring from Maryland Maid Kitchens in Hagerstown. He was a member of Faith Temple in Cearfoss, Md. He is survived by brothers, James Robert Myers and his wife, Saundra, of Fayetteville, Pa., and Gary L. Myers and his wife, Brenda, of Hagerstown.
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