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April 18, 2017 by Trudy Wood Smith (Register to contact)

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Tickets are now for sale for the HHS Alumni Banquet held on Saturday May 20th in the school cafeteria. Tickets this year are now $20 and can be purchased at Butlers Farm Market, the Hedgesville CNB Bank or the High School thru May 15th. For out of town guests, they can contact Trudy Smith at (304) 754-XXXX

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Hedgesville High student 2019 West Virginia Scholar - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Hedgesville High School student Megan Meyer looked at her mother moments before her name was announced Wednesday as this ...



Megan Meyer named 12th WV Scholar  Record Delta

Hedgesville High School's Megan Meyer of Martinsburg is the winner of the 12th annual West Virginia Scholar competition. Meyer will receive a four-year full ...



Magistrate finds probable cause in case of man accused of killing Riley Crossman  Martinsburg Journal

BERKELEY SPRINGS — A local magistrate found probable cause Wednesday afternoon in a case against a man charged in the death of 15-year-old Riley ...



WVWC announces winner of West Virginia Scholar program | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

BUCKHANNON — One of the largest applicant pools for the West Virginia Scholar program in its 12-year history about 100 applicants led to some tough ...



Hedgesville High School art students examine public — and personal — topics  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — For Donna Pill, art can serve as a tool to help students plunge into the most immediate — and also into the most far-reaching — of issues. Her.



27 high schools across WV chosen for Secretary of State's Jennings Randolph Award  WV News

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner on Wednesday said 27 high schools had been selected to receive the Jennings Randolph ...



Hedgesville High School students delve into dance, storytelling with coming musical  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — When Morgan Johnson moves on stage, a kind of joy pervades her words and gestures.



Hedgesville Class of 2019 excited to begin "next chapter," honors their past  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — The Hedgesville High School Class of 2019 reminisced over the last 13 years of their lives Wednesday evening during the 180th ...



Power outage sends Hedgesville High students home  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Students at Hedgesville High School were dismissed shortly after arriving to school Thursday morning due to a power outage at the school, ...



Martinsburg substitute teacher accused of partying with students  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A long-term substitute teacher at Martinsburg High School was placed on administrative leave after allegations surfaced that she had ...



Research yields action for Hedgesville High School student  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — For MacKenzie Wasson, a Hedgesville High School sophomore, a research project on human trafficking led to new personal discoveries ...



Dates set for 'The Marvelous Wonderettes' at Fairmont State University  WV News

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont State University Town & Gown Theatre will present “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, next Thursday, ...



Hedgesville High School senior dies after crash | West Virginia  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A member of the graduating Class of 2018 at Hedgesville High School died Monday morning as a result of a two-vehicle crash in ...



Martinsburg High School teacher placed on leave after "partying" allegations  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — A long-term substitute teacher with Martinsburg High School has been placed on administrative leave after allegations surfaced that the ...



Evarts named Berkeley County Schools 2019 Teacher of the Year  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Cindy Evarts, of South Middle School in Martinsburg, has been named Berkeley County Schools' 2019 Teacher of the Year. She received ...



HHS Alumni Association celebrates 107 years  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — The Hedgesville High School Alumni Association celebrated 107 years on May 19 in the school cafeteria, enjoying a meal prepared by Bev ...



Leadership and development projects help nonprofit organizations  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — At the Holiday Inn Tuesday, the Berkeley County Business Education Partnership hosted its end-of-the-year dinner honoring 33 students ...



Hedgesville High graduates look ahead, honor a loss  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE—The Hedgesville High School Class of 2018 will remember their school as a second home and their classmates as family.



Hedgesville High student remembered as sweet, loving  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE – Students at Hedgesville High School are mourning a loss while remembering the good times after one of their classmates passed away after a ...



New assistant principals named for Berkeley County Schools  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG—New assistant principals in the Berkeley County Schools district have been appointed for the upcoming school year.



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Hedgesville senior who died after crash was 'outstanding' student  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A senior at Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School died Monday morning as a result of a two-vehicle crash in Berkeley County, W.Va., ...



Berkeley County Council recognizes Hedgesville Junior, Eagle Scouts  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — The Berkeley County Council continued its support of area students and Scouts Thursday as it honored an area high school student as well ...



Five named assistant principals in Berkeley County | West Virginia  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Five Berkeley County, W.Va., educators recently were named assistant principals at several county schools.



Betty J. Webber  Martinsburg Journal

Betty Jane Webber, 63, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at her home in Martinsburg. Born on Oct. 3, 1955 in Berkeley County, she was ...



WV Secretary of State gives awards, prepares informational program  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner gave the Jennings Randolph Award to two high schools in the Eastern Panhandle on Monday, ...



Math Field Day winners announced for Berkeley County  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Berkeley County Public Schools has announced the top 10 Math Field Day winners per grade.



Thomas Corbin, 74  Herald-Mail Media

Thomas Lee Corbin, 74, of Martinsburg, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 28, 2019, at Hospice of the Panhandle. Tom was born on March ...



Prep baseball: Hedgesville's Chase DeLauter named state Player of the Year  Charleston Gazette-Mail

HEDGESVILLE — High school baseball players regularly double up as pitchers and regular position players on the field.



1 dead after Hedgesville accident  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — A traffic accident Thursday afternoon on Hedgesville Road, near Hedgesville High School, resulted in the death of one individual.



Male dies, female hurt in Berkeley County crash  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A male died and a female was injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Back Creek Valley Road near Hedgesville, W.Va., ...



In the Know for March 24  Martinsburg Journal

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Longtime Hedgesville resident James Edwards remembered  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Hedgesville resident James L. Edwards never really got the chance to sit still for very long.



HBCUs spark hopes, imaginations of local high school students  Martinsburg Journal

SPRING MILLS — Baratou Bah, a senior at Spring Mills High School, is eyeing a multitude of college possibilities — and she felt her prospects widen when she ...



Berkeley Co. magistrate resigns for job with school district  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Berkeley County Magistrate Betty Jo Hersh said Tuesday that she is stepping down from the bench after accepting a position as an ...



Hedgesville Graduation: Class of '17 ends one chapter, begins another  Martinsburg Journal

Class of 2017 members file into The Gilbert B. Miller Health and Physical Education Center for the 116th Annual Commencement at Hedgesville High School ...



Berkeley County Schools community seeks to maintain Project AWARE's momentum  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Sometimes what can prevent a person from receiving mental health care is the reluctance to seek it out in the first place. And that reluctance ...



Folk taking on Justice, Thrasher for West Virginia governorship  Parkersburg News

PARKERSBURG — He may not have the wealth of Gov. Jim Justice or former Department of Commerce secretary Woody Thrasher, but former Berkeley County ...



Eastern Panhandle braces for freezing temperatures  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Residents of the Eastern Panhandle can expect temperatures to dip as low as zero degrees this week and slowly increase to reach the 50s ...



Spring break shortened, school year extended in Berkeley County  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Spring break for students attending Berkeley County (W.Va.) Schools will be shortened by four days as part of the school district's ...



Wagaman and Kettering  Martinsburg Journal

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Hedgesville High track team to host meet on new state-of the-art, fenced-in regulation track  Herald-Mail Media

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. — On May 3, for the first time in Hedgesville High School's 100-plus years of history, its track team will host a meet on its own track.



April 30  Martinsburg Journal

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B-UHS a finalist for W.Va. High School Business Plan Competition  My Buckhannon

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Hedgesville High School senior awarded full scholarship by Davis & Elkins College  Martinsburg Journal

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Berkeley County Schools names new principals for 2018-19 school year  Martinsburg Journal

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North-South Football Head Coaches Announced. Bob Mullett, game director of the West Virginia Athletic Coaches Association's WCHS-TV/FOX-11 North-South ...



Berkeley County resident, educator receives Lifetime Achievement Award  Martinsburg Journal

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Hedgesville residents remember West Virginia woman killed in Las Vegas mass shooting  WJLA

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Article riles up Church | Sports Columns  Martinsburg Journal

Kelly Church is irritated, and not one official has blown a whistle yet.



A new reign: Morris crowned Queen Pomona XXXIX  Martinsburg Journal

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Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival parade continues as family tradition  Herald-Mail Media

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Profiles in Recovery: Berkeley County woman talks struggle to take control, get clean  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — Catherine Fletcher had finally had enough.



Marshall announces its 33rd class of Yeager Scholars  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — The Yeager Scholars program, the top merit-based scholarship at Marshall University, has announced its 33rd class, members of which will ...



New principals selected in Berkeley County schools  Martinsburg Journal

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Berkeley, Jefferson stand together amid statewide walkout  Martinsburg Journal

BY TIM COOK and ADRANISHA STEPHENS tcook@journal-news.net, astephens@journal-news.net HEDGESVILLE—Teachers and other public employees ...



Burns among MU's 33rd class of Yeager Scholars  The Logan Banner

Coal Valley NewsHUNTINGTON - A Scott High School senior has received a scholarship to Marshall University.The Yeager Scholars program, the top ...



BRCTC reaches 6000 student enrollment mark  Martinsburg Journal

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Top Players To Watch For In Class AAA  West Virginia University Wire

Now that we have given you our players to watch for in class A and AA we move on to AAA. Now this is going to be just a little different than the previous two, and ...



38 WV students nominated to US Service Academy by Senator Manchin  WBOY.com

Senator Joe Manchin announced on Tuesday that he will be nominating 38 West Virginia students from 18 counties to the U.S. *Service* Academies.



Yurish-Stout | Weddings  WV News

The marriage of Emilee Stout, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Abner Stephen Stout of Bridgeport, to Matthew Yurish, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Yurish of Martinsburg, ...



St. Joseph School welcomes new principal  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — For Pat Blanc, the appeal of leading a school in Martinsburg was simple. “I get to work with saints,” Blanc said with a smile. Blanc is the new ...



Hedgesville softball rallies in the rain to beat Jefferson, 4-2  Martinsburg Journal

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION – After a fifth-inning rally on Senior Night against Hedgesville, it looked like the Jefferson Cougars were heading for a surprising ...



Berkeley County Council candidates sound off ahead of election  Martinsburg Journal

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Journal contacted candidates of West Virginia's primary in contested races only. Each candidate was asked for a brief biography of 50 ...



Former Martinsburg-area teacher charged with sexual assault  WHSV

A former Martinsburg-area high school teacher has been accused of having inappropriate relations with a female student.



Full-court fitness  Martinsburg Journal

From left: Coach Rebecca Neely and Philip Pasco measure and weigh Hedgesville student Erika Simensen Wednesday evening at the Dorothy A. McCormack ...



Area athletes hit the track in lightning-interrupted first day of states  Martinsburg Journal

CHARLESTON – After a heart-breaking near-miss last season, Spring Mills' Kobe O'Neil knows exactly how many points he needs to win a state title.



West Virginia schools given A-F grades by state Department of Education  Martinsburg Journal

CHARLESTON — The state Department of Education on Wednesday has released A-F grades of all schools in the state for the 2015-16 school year.



The Ripple Effect of the West Virginia Teachers' Victory  The Atlantic

The success of the statewide strike has intensified education unrest nationally—and could have lasting implications for the country's schools.



Sens. Capito, Manchin Nominate Four Local Students to Service Academies  Wheeling Intelligencer

WHEELING - U.S. Sens. Shelley Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., have nominated several dozen state students - four from the local area - to the ...



Spring Mills High School boundaries approved  The Herald-Mail

The Berkeley County Board of Education Monday night unanimously approved boundaries for Spring Mills High School, which is scheduled to open in 2013.



EQT scholarship recipients told to work hard, follow their passions  WV News

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice told recipients of the EQT Students of Excellence scholarships Saturday they need to work hard in order to achieve their ...



Berkeley County students earn honors in Regional Science Fair  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — The 44th annual West Virginia Eastern Panhandle Regional High School Science Fair was recently held at WVU Potomac State College ...



BRCTC president voices support for community college bill  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG – Peter Checkovich, president of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, has expressed strong support for West Virginia Senate Bill 1, ...



Team effort: Hedgesville girls hold off Jefferson  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — As the Hedgesville girls basketball team walked away with a 41-32 win over Jefferson on Wednesday, all Ben Merica could say was it was a ...



Keyser High School hosts eighth annual Cadence in the Valley  Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune

KEYSER - Even a hurricane couldn't stop the Golden Tornado as the Keyser High School Band hosted its eighth annual Cadence in the Valley Saturday at ...



Hurricane travels to Hedgesville on Friday  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. - Three-tenths of a point is all that separated No. 9 Hurricane from playing host to No. 8 Hedgesville in the first round of the state high ...



Delgado to plead in murder, arson case  Martinsburg Journal

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82nd Mountain State Forest Festival Grand Feature Parade | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

Sponsored by Polino Contracting Inc. at 1:30 p.m. Saturday Industrial Unit and Log Truck Division 1 Semi Elkins Truck *Service* Inc 2 Semi Woodford Oil 3.



Sen. Rucker addresses education concerns  Martinsburg Journal

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Mark Catlett played basketball at WVU in the 1970s  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

D. Mark Catlett, who now resides in Winchester, Va., played basketball at West Virginia University from 1970-71 through 1974.



Ken and Tally Reed Go Shopping for a House of Delegates Seat in West Virginia  Morgan County USA

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Morris named 39th annual Apple Harvest Queen Pomona XXXIX  Martinsburg Journal

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BCT - Bank of Charles Town Awards $843,994 In College Scholarships To Local High School Students  PR Newswire

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Unofficial Berkeley County election results  Martinsburg Journal

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Church and Hedgesville set for elimination round of sectional play - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

Hedgesville head coach Kelly Church looks at his team heading into the postseason.



2 local cadets solo in a CAP aircraft  Martinsburg Journal

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Electrified Christmas at Oglebay  Martinsburg Journal

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Wheeling Park High School Students Named West Virginia University Foundation Scholars  Wheeling Intelligencer

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Apple Harvest parade draws crowd to Martinsburg  Herald-Mail Media

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Keith and Melissa Corwell from Clear Spring and their Hagerstown friends Harry and Janet McNally were sitting on their chairs on ...



Del. Saira Blair not to run in 2018  Martinsburg Journal

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Hedgesville LL opens season with Challenger Division  Martinsburg Journal

HEDGESVILLE — There's no challenge too large for these Little Leaguers.



Looking back at 2012 in West Virginia HS athletics - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

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Kerns, of Faith Christian Academy, voices support for education bill  Martinsburg Journal

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Trump Jr. stumps for Morrisey in Eastern Panhandle  Martinsburg Journal

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Police & Court Report for July 26  Martinsburg Journal

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Kidz Power Pacs helps feed hungry children  Martinsburg Journal

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Two gay West Virginia high school athletes attend senior prom as couple  Outsports

Michael Martin and Logan Westrope danced to 'Stay With Me' on a night to remember. 'When the slow songs played, we would just stare into each other's eyes.'



Just Announced! THE CLAY CENTER'S BROADWAY IN CHARLESTON 2019-2020 SEASON!  Broadway World

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