September 28, 1998
GREAT CACAPON, W.Va. - Police are investigating an accident in which a Great Cacapon man was killed on Saturday, according the Morgan County Sheriff's Department. Dwight Arthur Mechem, 20, apparently was lying on W.Va. 9 outside of Great Cacapon when he was struck by a car driven by James Edward Youngblood Jr., age unavailable, of Great Cacapon, according to Chief Deputy Ronald McIntire. An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death, McIntire said. Youngblood has not been cited, he said.
May 16, 2008
GREAT CACAPON, W.Va. - Marijuana plants with a street value of about $500,000 were found Saturday morning in a home in Great Cacapon, according to the Morgan County Sheriff's Department. The plants were discovered when the sheriff's department responded to the home for a reported suicide, police said. Vince Shambaugh, chief deputy of the Morgan County Sheriff's Department, said 270 marijuana plants were found in the home. The plants were being grown under grow lights, Shambaugh said.
October 24, 2012
Richard Theodore "Shrew" Fischer, 59, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. The service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Great Cacapon, with Pastor Steve Dawson officiating. Private burial will be in Great Cacapon Cemetery.
August 24, 2010
Kim Robinson of Great Cacapon, W.Va., floats in his kayak on the Conococheague Creek in the Potomac River Monday afternoon.
July 26, 2010
Nellie S. Montgomery, 45, of Baltimore, and formerly of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Saturday, July 24, 2010. A graveside service was held Sunday at Mount Nebo Cemetery in Great Cacapon. Arrangements were by Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
November 20, 2012
Gladys Marion Johnson, 92, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Services and private burial will be in Mount Nebo Cemetery, Great Cacapon. Arrangements are by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs.
March 9, 2009
SEPT. 22, 1932-MARCH 7, 2009 GREAT CACAPON, W.Va. - Raymond Ashby "Sneaky" Gloyd, 76, of Great Cacapon, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center. Born Sept. 22, 1932, in Great Cacapon, he was the son of the late Adam Kaylor and Alice Virginia Farris Gloyd. He attended Road Ridge School, Great Cacapon. He owned and operated Gloyd's Sawmill and Timber Operations in Great Cacapon. He was a Protestant. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Bernice Lee Virginia "Mouse" Farris Gloyd; two sons, L. Keith Gloyd of Warfordsburg, Pa., and Randy W. Gloyd of Great Cacapon; two sisters, Rosie Spielman of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.
March 25, 2011
Georgina Lee and Earl William Grove Jr. of Great Cacapon, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Tyler Jacob Grove , Feb. 23, 2011. Maternal grandparents are Vicky and Christopher Conaway of Great Cacapon. Paternal grandparents are Tammy and Donald Kimble of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Maternal great-grandparents are Calvin B. Wineholt of Union Bridge, Md., and Sara and Floyd Conaway of Great Cacapon. Paternal great-grandmother is Joan Williamson of LaValle, Md.
January 22, 2013
Delores Suanne "Sue" Ziler, 77, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs, and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, Great Cacapon. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Great Cacapon Cemetery.
April 17, 2009
Robert Arthur Milburn, 79, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Cumberland (Md.) Memorial Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.