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OBITUARIES
August 21, 2013
Christiable “Chris” Lee Domino, 63, of Gerrardstown, W.Va., died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at the Martinsburg (W.Va.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center. A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood, W.Va.
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OBITUARIES
August 21, 2013
Rosalie “Lucille” Hoover Busey, 95, of Inwood, W.Va., died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Heartland of Martinsburg (W.Va.). The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel, Inwood. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg.
NEWS
August 21, 2013
Police seized marijuana and “angel dust” Wednesday from an Inwood, W.Va., man in a traffic stop south of Martinsburg, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Maurice Larnard Hough, 28, of Matthew Court, was arraigned by Magistrate Robert L. Lowe II on two felony counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance (marijuana and phencyclidine), the court records said. The defendant was found in possession of $1,330 in cash, in addition to the drugs, which were packaged in multiple plastic baggies, according to a complaint filed by Berkeley County Sheriff's Deputy R.L. Steerman Jr. The weight of the drugs seized was not specified in Steerman's complaint, but the deputy indicated that two small bags were seized, one containing what appeared to be marijuana and the other containing several baggies with a brown powder inside, records said.
NEWS
August 21, 2013
Steve Catlett, executive director of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks & Recreation board, told board members Tuesday that he has received “nothing but positive” feedback on a proposal to implement a swipe-card system and user fee for the community's first dog park. No action was taken by the board on the proposal Tuesday, but Catlett said low-voltage electricity service is being extended to the dog park area to accommodate a swipe-card system, should it be approved. Water service also is being extended for drinking fountains.
OBITUARIES
August 20, 2013
John Joseph Gue, 48, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Berkeley Springs. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
OBITUARIES
August 20, 2013
Barbara Ann Caton, 54, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at her home after a battle with cancer. A memorial service will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W.Va.
OBITUARIES
August 19, 2013
Tina Marie Viman, 52, of Falling Waters, W.Va., died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born Feb. 28, 1961, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Anthony A. Britti Sr. and Helen Everhart Wilkinson and stepfather, James Wilkinson of Falling Waters. In addition to her mother and stepfather, she is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Barnhart of Falling Waters; a son, Donald Barnhart of Pennsylvania; brother, Anthony Britti and wife, Robin, of Martinsburg; stepbrother, James Wilkinson II and wife, Ina Mae, of Falling Waters; a sister, Jenny Brown and husband, Joe, of Hurlock, Md.; three grandchildren, Alexis Barnhart, Donald Barnhart Jr. and Jeremiah Barnhart, all of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.
BUSINESS
August 18, 2013
Interviewing techniques Aug. 21 - Learn employers' tips about successful interviewing to get the job. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. New member reception Aug. 21 - Washington County Chamber of Commerce's new member reception. Open to new chamber members and new employees of chamber members. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 241 Railway Lane, Hagerstown.
NEWS
August 16, 2013
A 44-year-old man is accused of entering Shipwrecked Bar & Grill in Martinsburg where he worked and stealing two bank bags of cash early Thursday morning, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Mark Wayne Carter of Centre Street, Martinsburg, was arraigned Thursday evening on one felony count of burglary without breaking, court records said. Surveillance video footage documented the burglary at 94 McMillan Court about 3 a.m. Thursday. The business owner told police she was “100 percent sure” the man in the footage was the defendant, the records said.
NEWS
August 16, 2013
A Martinsburg, W.Va., man was flown to a Baltimore hospital and a 6-year-old boy was taken to Meritus Medical Center after an all-terrain vehicle accident Thursday in the 6400 block of Zittlestown Road near Boonsboro, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. Jeremy Ryan Gowers, 36, of Martinsburg, was discharged on Friday morning from R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, a hospital spokeswoman said. The boy, whose name was not disclosed, was taken to Meritus Medical Center east of Hagerstown to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
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