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April 18, 2011
On the weekend of March 25, Carroll County, Md., resident Brittni Gallagher, 17, attended the IMPACT 2011: EPIC Youth Conference with her Uniontown (Md.) Bible Church Youth Group and won IMPACT's Inaugural "Minute to Win It" competition.  Gallagher competed against hundreds of other youths at each of the 12 "Minute to Win It" stations. She made it to the playoffs against youth leader Grady Shingler, 20, of Hagerstown's One Accord Youth Group. Gallagher raced through the Stack Attack game in 32 seconds to win the title and a $50 VISA gift card.
February 25, 2011
OCT. 29, 1916-FEB. 25, 2011 Mary Louise Wolford, 94, of 122 Stouffer Ave., Funkstown, Md., died on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Ravenwood Lutheran Village, where she was a resident. Born Oct. 29, 1916, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Georgie Putman Brennan. She was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Wolford. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown. She retired after 22 years with the Washington County Board of Education.
By LUCIA TAYO | September 4, 2010
Cheerleaders Destani McCauley, Sierra Pompell and Brittney Malott from the Xtreme Magic Allstarz Divas cheerleading team in Hagerstown are ready to be tossed in the air in Hawaii. Destani, 11, a sixth-grader at Clear Spring Middle School, Sierra, 12, a seventh-grader at Western Heights Middle School, and Brittney, 17, a senior at Washington County Technical High School, were recently invited to cheer during half-time at the Pro Bowl Performance Tour & National Scholarship Invitational in Honolulu.
April 24, 2010
OCEAN CITY, Md. - The Hagerstown Heat All Stars Competitive Cheer and Dance team's Small Youth Cheer Level 4 Team, known as Sizzle, won the title at a competition in Ocean City. The squad had four teams compete in the event and Sizzle won the championship. There were more than 300 teams at the event, all ages, levels and divisions. Sizzle was in a division by itself, but still was required to beat a set score (75 percent of the perfect score of 300; 75 percent would be 225)
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | April 10, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- Dressed in 1920s-style clothing, friends Willa Hawn, Madison Celebre and Lydia Winebrenner ambled about in the first block of South Potomac Street in Hagerstown on Saturday night. Hahn was portraying Coco Chanel and Winebrenner was Greta Garbo -- both cultural icons of the era. The freshmen at the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts were taking part in the Roaring Twenties Gala, a red carpet fundraiser for the school's artist-in-residence programs and ancillary needs.
December 22, 2009
OCEAN CITY, Md. - Jamie Beckley of Washington County was the winner of the Collegiate Discussion Meet at the 94th Maryland Farm Bureau Annual Meeting and Convention at the Clarion Resort Hotel in Ocean City recently. Her national competition will take place at the AFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference in Tulsa, Okla., in February. The winners of the 2009 Young Farmer Achievement Award were Brooks and Katie Long of Washington County. Jason Watt of Carroll County captured the Excellence in Agriculture honor.
November 13, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A 46-year-old man was in Eastern Regional Jail on one count of possession of child pornography, according to jail and Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Roger L. Stotler, of 16 Retirement Lane, No. 119, in Martinsburg, was arraigned Thursday on the felony charge Wednesday by Magistrate Sandra L. Miller, according to court records. Pornographic images were found on a computer at Stotler's home by West Virginia State Police Sgt. D.E. Boober in October 2009 after a search warrant was executed, according to court records.
By MARIE GILBERT | October 29, 2009
For vacationers who have seen the sights of Ocean City, Md., from along the beach or boardwalk, Veronica Grove suggests another option. Try the view from 800 feet in the air. Last summer, Grove threw caution to the wind and went parasailing. Not only was it one of her favorite experiences, it was the perfect way to celebrate her 85th birthday, the Hagerstown resident said. With the attitude of an adventure seeker, Grove said she always is willing to try something new. So when several of her children had gone parasailing during a family vacation, she wanted to join in on the fun. "Anything they do, I'll do," she said.
October 7, 2009
JULY 24, 1947-OCT. 2, 2009 BERLN, Md. - Charlotte Lee Bennett, 62, died at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md., on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. She was born July 24, 1947, in Clarksburg, W.Va., to the late Charles and Mavis Kenney. Charlotte worked for the Potomac Electric Power Co. (Pepco) located in Washington, D.C. She retired in July of 2003 to spend time with her family and friends. She enjoyed going to the beach, crocheting and cross-stitching. Charlotte is survived by her husband Gary Bennett; two daughters, Rachelle Ferrante and Tammy Bennett; son, Chad Bennett; son-in-law Tony Ferrante and daughter-in-law Terra Bennett.
September 24, 2009
AUG. 12, 1938-SEPT. 23, 2009 WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mrs. Nancy F. (Capuano) Dukehart, 71, of 27 N. Church St., Waynesboro, Pa., entered into eternal rest at 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, at her home. Born Aug. 12, 1938, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Margaret (Weber) Capuano. She spent her early life in Baltimore until moving to Waynesboro in 1950. Mrs. Dukehart was a graduate of St. Joseph's High School, Emmitsburg, Md., with the class of 1956.
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