May 15, 2013
Chlorous Linda Little, 98, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., and formerly of Hancock, Md., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at her daughter's home in Great Cacapon. Born March 14, 1915, in Cold Run Valley, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Underwood and Martha Irene Henry Hovermale. She was a Christian. She attended the Valley School in Cold Run Valley and worked seasonally at Milton Michael's Canning Factory. She was a member of AARP and had worked at the Interwoven Hosiery Mill in Martinsburg, W.Va.
May 13, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013 PREP BASEBALL Allegany 6, Hancock 3 CUMBERLAND, Md. - Allegany scored five runs in the first two innings and made that cushion hold up in a win over Hancock in the Maryland Class 1A West Region West Section semifinals. Darren Lashley and Chad Sipe each drove in a run for the Panthers, who finished the season 10-10. North hosts 3A game North Hagerstown will meet Linganore today in a Maryland Class 3A West Region game at 4:30. On Monday, Linganore defeated Thomas Johnson 1-0 in 12 innings, a game that was resumed from Friday.
May 11, 2013
Fifth marking period Distinguished honor roll Grade six - Devon M. Getz, Hannah L. Hogbin, Ashley L. Jenkins, Sarah D. Kerns, Hayden A. Norris, Kayla M. Wood Grade eight - Cody M. Childers, Ean T. Mann Grade nine - Emily M. Fox, Jared I. Hose, Jenna N. Mitchell, Harmony B. Stotler, David M. Wood Grade 10 - Morgan T. Hamil, Alena L. Knable, Brianna M. Knable, Eva C. Smith Grade 11 - Hannah A....
May 9, 2013
The Hancock Town Council voted Wednesday to provide a $200,000 loan to the company planning to build electronic home plates there later this year. The council voted to loan the money to Spessard Manufacturing with a personal guarantee from owner Jerry Spessard. Spessard is the co-inventor of the Eagle Eye Electronic Home Plate, which can call balls and strikes, as well as record pitch speed and other data. He plans to build a 6,000-square-foot facility in the town-owned Stanley Complex property.
May 6, 2013
Carrie Belle Shoemaker, 73, of Big Pool, passed away April 30, 2013. Carrie was born June 16, 1939, in Hancock, Md. She moved to Orlando, Fla., in 1986, where she worked at Dobbs International. In 2004, she returned to Big Pool. She was an animal lover, and during her retirement, she enjoyed bird-watching, gardening and traveling to visit family. She is survived by her husband, Donald E. Shoemaker; five sisters, Irene Hull, Alice Shoemaker, Bessie Culler, Patsy Weller and Nell Mills; two brothers, Richard Wagner and Quinten Wagner; three children, Sandra Ruchlewicz, Robin Porter and Donald Shoemaker Jr.; and seven grandchildren, Michelle Thomason, Jacob Cherry, Alli Porter, Randy Shoemaker, Taylor Porter, Ashley Cherry and Brandi Helman.
April 23, 2013
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 COLLEGE BASEBALL Montgomery College 4, HCC 3 ROCKVILLE, Md. - Montgomery College scored the winning run in the bottom of the 14th inning to edge Hagerstown. Montgomery tied the game in the ninth on four consecutive walks with two outs. Dylan Dunn and Drew DeShong each had an RBI for the Hawks (26-23). HCC 000 100 002 000 00 - 3 5 4 Montgomery 000 000 102 000 01 - 4 9 1 Ayres, Eyler (9)
April 23, 2013
Eastbound Interstate 70 at Exit 3 to Md. 144 (Main Street) in Hancock was closed for about six hours Tuesday morning due to an accident involving a tractor-trailer, a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said. Police responded to the accident shortly after 6:45 a.m. Tuesday. The eastbound lanes reopened at about 12:40 p.m., the supervisor said. No one was injured in the accident, according to the supervisor.
April 14, 2013
The Maryland State Highway Administration advises motorists that the exit from northbound U.S. 522 to West High Street in Hancock will be closed for pavement repairs Tuesday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The SHA said the following detour will be posted. It will direct traffic to: Continue on northbound U.S. 522 Turn right on eastbound Interstate 70 Take eastbound I-70 to exit 3 for Hancock/Md. 144 At the end of the exit 3 ramp, take a right to westbound Md. 144 Continue on westbound Md. 144 to Virginia Avenue Take Virginia Avenue to West High Street
April 12, 2013
Esther Geneva Barnhart, 86, of Hancock, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at her home. Born March 20, 1927, in Hancock, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Cora Mae Bivens Younker, and widow of Harry "Ike" Barnhart, who died April 24, 2000. She was a member of the Orchard Ridge First Church of God, and a member of the Webster B. Harrison Post 26 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by one daughter, Janice Fink, Hancock; two sons, Leroy Barnhart and Edward Barnhart, both of Hancock; one sister, Ida Hart of Hagerstown, Md.; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
April 12, 2013
Friday, April 12, 2013 PREP SOFTBALL Williamsport 10, Boonsboro 9 WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport needed nine innings to get its first win of the season Friday against Boonsboro in an MVAL Antietam game. Kate Wade earned the win on the mound for Williamsport (1-7, 1-5). Tristen Hartle hit two three-run homers for Boonsboro (0-7, 0-5) and Natelie Tobrey added a two-run shot, but the Warriors committed nine errors. Southern Fulton 14, Meyersdale 1 MEYERSDALE, Pa. - Southern Fulton was got a complete game from starter Marley Elbin and rolled to a win over Meyersdale.