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  1. Dr. James NestorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    In recent years, the University of Virginia's men's basketball team has experienced unprecedented success - consistently ranked among the top teams in the country. However, although the 2017 season has yet to begin, the 'Hoos suffered one of its biggest losses in decades with the passing of Dr. James Nestor .


  2. Mining the future of W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    West Virginia University President Gordon Gee said he's willing to listen if you have a good idea for developing the state's economy. In what has become an annual summer rite for Gee, the university head is making stops throughout the state to cull raw economic development idea material from local officials, which he plans to then coalesce into a state economic development to take before state and national legislators.


  3. 33 charged in West Virginia in oxycodone traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Federal authorities in northern West Virginia have charged 33 people following an investigation into the illicit distribution of the painkiller oxycodone. According to prosecutors, the 129-count indictment unsealed Thursday alleges that the group from Michigan and West Virginia conspired to operate the trafficking ring.


  4. Shepherd rallies twice into MEC - Sbaseball finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    A pair of late-innings uprisings put Shepherd in strong position to defend its Mountain East Conference baseball tournament championship and move into the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional. A pair of five-run seventh innings helped the Rams to win a pair of games on Saturday at Linda K. Epling Stadium.


  5. Musselman's Warr chooses prep schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Youthfulness played a major role in Latrell Warr's decision to join the program at Fork Union Military Academy, Virginia, for next year. "I'm kind of young, and I just wanted another year to play football on another level and then go to college," When Fork Union, located a little south of Charlottesville, Virginia, did contact him, Warr dismissed overtures from schools like Shepherd, Glenville State, Alderson-Broaddus.


  6. 2 Detroit men fatally shot at home in northern West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Police in northern West Virginia say two Detroit men have died in a shooting at a home in Fairmont. Media outlets report Fairmont Police Chief Steve Shine identified the victims in a news release as 31-year-old Jemiez Weathersby and 21-year-old Earnest Cole Jr. Shine says both were shot multiple times in the head on Sunday.


  7. Pride lacrosse opens season with pair of winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Berkeley County boys lacrosse coach Rodney Watcher said it took his team about a quarter to shake off the rust during its season opener Saturday. However, once the Pride started getting hot, they never looked back, picking up an 18-0 win over Bridgeport and a 23-4 win over Kanawha Valley.


  8. Reverend shows ' how people can bring meaning to life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    By SARAH GOODRICH, The Times West Virginian FAIRMONT, W.Va. - If you have gone to a local government meeting, enjoyed entertainment at Palatine Park or stopped by the local Christmas Toy Shop, you've probably noticed a gentleman named Reverend D.D. Meighen filming, recording or interviewing people.


  9. Three Rams named to all-MEC teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Three members of the Shepherd men's basketball team have been named to the 2017 all-Mountain East Conference team as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Junior forward A.J. Carr was a first-team choice, while junior guard Steffen Davis and senior guard Niam Muhammad were honorable mention selections.


  10. Roundup:Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    West Virginia State and Shepherd have been tabbed by the league coaches as the preseason favorites for the 2017 Mountain East Conference baseball season. Shepherd, which went 39-15 last year and earned an NCAA Tournament bid, is picked to repeat as North Division champions.


  11. Terry L. StaubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    Terry Lynn Staubs, 64, of Ranson, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Care Facility in Kearneysville. Born in Charles Town on Dec. 12, 1952, and was the daughter of the late Franklin Burl and Sylvia Jane Minor.


  12. This Week in West Virginia History for Nov. 27-Dec. 3Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, visit e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


  13. Spring Mills' Shaw inks with ShepherdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Spring Mills' Sydney Shaw has spent her basketball career with a great support system from her family. They're in the stands at every game.


  14. Excitement builds among crowd at Lego competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Area students and their robotic constructions competed in an exciting and challenging competition at the Shepherd University Wellness Center on Saturday. The First Lego League qualifying tournament brought together 16 West Virginia teams consisting of students aged 9 to 14 for a chance to compete at the state tournament at Fairmont University.


  15. New guitar a 'must-see' attraction at Sagebrush Round-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Sagebrush Round-Up, a Fairmont staple since starting as a radio show in the 1930s, has recently received a 14-foot, 3-inch guitar as a donation. It took Sharon Wright, of Fairmont, along with her family and friends seven months to build the guitar.


  16. christy-mary-louRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Mary Lou Christy passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, while a resident of Fitzwater's Assisted Living Facility, and under Hospice care. The world lost a truly good person, I lost a wonderful wife, and the Ellis family lost a loving sister.


  17. Shepherd handles ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Maybe it was the wind, gusting more than 20 mph at times, that blew in a more defensive-oriented game for Shepherd Saturday. Either way, the Rams stayed undefeated with a 21-7 victory during the usual close game Shepherd and Concord play.


  18. Rams out to extend streak against JacketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Third-ranked and undefeated Shepherd has the most to lose as the as the Rams expected to play on a messy track today as West Virginia State hosts the Rams in a 1 p.m. league game at grassy Lakin Field. As late as Wednesday night, the forecast called for a 90 percent chance of rain for today's game.


  19. Roundup: Martinsburg still sits atop Class AAA pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Four Eastern Panhandle teams rank among the top 16 in the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission Class AAA football playoff poll. Houchins scored late in the first half, then scored again a minute into the second half off an assist from Madelynne Jones.


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