March 18, 2003
If you are sober enough after the St. Patrick's Day weekend and still have a food and beverage supply ready next to your favorite chair, let's get ready for the men's NCAA March Madness frenzy that begins tonight. Despite the pool of fraud around academics and payments to athletes, it's time to get on with the games. While Georgia, Michigan, Fresno State and St. Bonaventure will be off in the wilderness playing in their own Academic Final Four, the two-week frenzy for those qualifiers is underway.
April 6, 1997
By BRENDAN KIRBY Staff Writer Pamela A. Stephens was overwhelmed when a tractor-trailer pulled into her flood-ravaged town last month with food and supplies from Hagerstown. On Sunday, she said thanks. Stephens, superintendent of West Point (Ky.) Independent School District, was one of about 50 people who attended a benefit concert at Hagerstown Junior College. Organizers raised another $700 for the relief effort. "Saying thanks in person means a little bit more than over the phone," Stephens said.
August 18, 2005
email@example.com SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - A 39-year-old Kentucky work-release escapee who was apprehended Monday in Shepherdstown remained at Eastern Regional Jail on $5,000 bond Wednesday afternoon, a jail spokeswoman said. Timothy Scott Carlisle initially was seen at a public boat ramp at the end of Princess Street, said Patrolman K.E. White of the Shepherdstown Police Department. Carlisle went to a house near the boat ramp and police responded to the house, according to White and court records.
February 7, 2003
firstname.lastname@example.org MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - In a Kentucky hotel Wednesday night, authorities found the man who is charged in a warrant with kidnapping an 83-year-old Martinsburg woman in December and trying to force her to withdraw money from her bank account. U.S. Marshals took Belcher Grady, 19, into custody around 11 p.m. after finding him at a hotel in Florence, Ky., according to Detective Sgt. George Swartwood of the Martinsburg Police Department. Outstanding arrest warrants in Berkeley County charge Grady with kidnapping, aggravated robbery, burglary, assault, giving false information to police, obtaining money by false pretenses, petit larceny and writing worthless checks.
December 14, 2012
Frances S. York, 93, of South Carlisle Street in Greencastle, Pa., and formerly of Kentucky, died Thursday, Dec., 13, 2012, at her home. There will be no viewing. A memorial service will be Monday at 12:30 p.m. at Greencastle Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle.
September 22, 2011
Angela Nicole and Bobby Lee Thomas of Martinsburg, W.Va., announce the birth of a son, Brandon Levi Thomas , Aug. 19, 2011. Maternal grandparents are Deborah Painter of Montgomery, Texas, and the late Paul Painter Jr. Paternal grandparents are Patricia Horn of Inwood, W.Va., and Claude Thomas of Kentucky.
October 31, 2009
SEPT. 14, 1928-OCT. 30, 2009 Ann S. Ausherman, 81, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at Washington County Hospital. Born Sept. 14, 1928, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Gertrude A. (Blankline) Schoolden. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, David William Ausherman Jr. Ann is survived by three daughters, Sundra L. Ware of Bedford, Pa., Patricia A. Stivell of Virginia Beach, Va., and Cathy L. Vitti of Whiting, N.J.; one son, David R. Ausherman of West Virginia; two sisters, Edna Abel of Kentucky and Audrey Salvato of Brooklyn, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, Candace C. Bennett, Melissa A. Ware, Katharine Sahene, Benjamin Bean, Sarah Shumaker, Tyler Ausherman and Ashley Riffe; and seven great-grandchildren.
June 21, 2004
Make mine Ford; no, Chrysler; no, Chevy DETROIT (AP) - Ben Wallace appears in ads touting Ford trucks. Rasheed Wallace tools around the Motor City in a $300,000 car built by DaimlerChrysler AG. But after the Pistons won the NBA championship, they piled into Chevrolets - "the official vehicle of the Detroit Pistons" - for the victory parade. The 40-plus vehicles were provided by the Detroit Area Chevy Dealers Association, one of many businesses trying to cash in on the Pistons' first NBA title since 1990.
May 13, 2006
The Rev. Craig Jones comes to the Downsville Christian Church after serving two churches in Ohio. A native of the Washington, D.C. suburbs, Jones, 55, spent some of his youth in and around the White House, where his father worked in the mailroom. Before seminary, he was a locksmith and held many lay jobs at University Christian Church in Hyattsville, Md. Following his undergraduate studies in history at the University College of the University of Maryland, Jones earned his Master of Divinity degree from Lexington Theological Seminary in Kentucky and completed a semester of ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. He was ordained in 1995.
March 23, 1999
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The $2,000 raise for West Virginia State Police approved by the state Legislature last weekend still leaves trooper pay lagging behind troopers in other states, according to the head of the West Virginia Troopers Association. "It's a good start, but we would like to see it get to the point where our pay is competitive with other states," said WVTA President Dave Williams. The West Virginia Legislature approved a $2.26 billion general revenue budget Sunday after Gov. Cecil Underwood called a special session that allowed lawmakers to revisit the issue of pay raises.