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by TARA REILLY | June 5, 2002
Miss Washington Co. discusses her platform Danielle McGarvey, Miss Washington County 2002, gave a brief presentation to the Washington County Board of Commissioners Tuesday about her platform for the pageant. McGarvey's platform deals with teen violence. She will compete in the Miss Maryland Pageant this month. Reappointments made to two county boards The Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday reappointed the following people to the Economic Development Commission: James Hamill, Roger Johnston, Douglas Wright and Charles Shindle.
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January 22, 2004
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Five young women will compete for a crown, scholarships and other prizes at the Miss Berkeley County pageant at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 E. Martin St. Each contestant, young women from Martinsburg, Charles Town, and Glengary, W.Va., will showcase a talent during competition. The winner will receive the crown, scholarship money, flowers, gift certificates and a place in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant later in the year, which is preliminary to the nationally televised Miss America pageant.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | August 23, 2005
Summit Avenue will close for a short time this morning so a large platform can be removed from The Herald-Mail. Mark Kelly, the newspaper's operations director, said the road briefly will close around 6:30 a.m. Before and after that time, a crane will block part of the road, but traffic will be able to pass because certain parking spaces will become no-parking areas, Kelly said. On Aug. 16, The Herald-Mail used the platform to install an addition to the press, which will allow the newspaper to increase its production of color pages.
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February 26, 2004
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Miss Shenandoah/Miss Jefferson County Scholarship competition will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Wright Denny Intermediate School, 209 W. Congress St. Eight young women will compete for $8,200 in scholarships, the Miss Shenadoah and Miss Jefferson County crowns and a chance to compete in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant in June in Morgantown, W.Va. Mike Martin will be the master of ceremonies for the evening of "Celebration. " Guests will include Miss West Virginia 2003 Allison Williams and Miss Shenandoah and Miss Jefferson County alumnae.
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by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | June 26, 2006
Carrie Shank, Miss Washington County, signs her name Sunday during the traditional sign-in ceremony to kick off Miss Maryland pageant week in Hagerstown. Miss Frederick Tauri Summers talks about her platform during the sign-in ceremony Sunday. For more information check out the pageant's Web site at www.missmd.info .
NEWS
January 9, 2008
Terry Dutrow, an employee with City of Hagerstown Parks and Recreation department, on Tuesday uses a pole to move a floating platform that holds the Christmas tree that was displayed in City Park's lake. The park's holiday decorations were removed Tuesday.
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by KATE COLEMAN | June 26, 2003
katec@herald-mail.com Nikki Gouker, Miss Monocacy 2003, started dancing when she was 3 - about the same time she first heard "There She Is ... Miss America," the national pageant's trademark theme song. As a little girl, she watched the annually televised pageants with her family and decided she would one day be Miss America. "I wanted the glamour, I wanted to dance, I wanted that crown," Gouker says. As she makes her fifth bid for the Miss Maryland title, Gouker's perspective has changed.
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by KATE COLEMAN | June 30, 2002
katec@herald-mail.com Miss College Park Camille Lewis, 22, a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, was crowned Miss Maryland 2002 Saturday night at The Maryland Theatre. Miss Western Maryland Nikki Gouker was second runner-up. Lewis is the daughter of Leon and Pamela Lewis of Silver Spring, Md. She played "Victory" by Tonci Huljik on the violin. Her platform was "Encouraging Youth Involvement in the Arts. " During the informal interview portion of the pageant, Lewis said she works with students in the D.C. Youth Orchestra.
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February 28, 2005
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Rachel E. Carr was crowned Miss Jefferson County 2005 Saturday night at Wright Denny Intermediate School. Carr, the daughter of Dan and Vicky Carr, received her crown from Jessica Lorraine Morrison, Miss Jefferson County 2004. For winning the title of Miss Jefferson County, Carr received a $3,000 scholarship and the chance to participate in the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant. Carr is a senior at Georgia State University, where she is pursuing a degree in physical therapy.
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March 14, 2001
Pageant winner takes wing By ANDREA BROWN-HURLEY andreabh@herald-mail.com Photo: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer WILLIAMSPORT - To Miss Western Maryland Christina McAllister, beauty is ageless. The Williamsport High School graduate said her passion for building relationships between young people and senior citizens prompted her, in part, to participate Feb. 24 in the Miss Washington County and Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Pageant in Hagerstown.
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