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  1. Brand New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    For the first time in awhile, the Martinsburg football team began the first day of statewide practice not as the defending Class AAA state champions. After winning four straight state titles, beginning in 2010, the Bulldogs fell to Capital in the state semifinals last year.

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  2. Martinsburg man gets 84 months for heroin traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Michael Jose Roberts, 62, of Martinsburg, was convicted of heroin trafficking Monday in federal court, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II announced. A federal grand jury recently charged Roberts with multiple heroin trafficking offenses following the death of a female victim who used heroin allegedly purchased from Roberts in Berkeley County in May. Roberts, also known as "Jose," pled guilty Monday to a criminal Information charging him with one count of aiding and abetting distribution of heroin."

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  3. Preliminary plans approved for new Martinsburg grocery storeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    While the project is in the very early stages of planning, preliminary sketch plans for a new grocery store and fuel station in Martinsburg was approved Monday evening by the Berkeley County Planning Commission. The name of the grocery store and the organization are currently withheld, with the project titled "The Grocery Store," and is to be located on the north side of the intersection of W.Va.

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  4. Purple Heart killers sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Two men convicted earlier this year of shooting to death a Purple Heart recipient outside a Martinsburg bar in September 2012 were each sentenced to serve three consecutive prison terms Monday in Berkeley County Circuit Court. Christopher R. Wyche, 24, of Jacksonville, North Carolina, and 31-year-old Rashuan R. Boyd, of Hagerstown, Maryland, were convicted on multiple felony charges related to the Sept.

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  5. Dairy goat farming growing in Berkeley CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Emily Behrmann's 13 years on her parents dairy goat farm paid off Monday at the Berkeley County Youth Fair. The 17-year-old is a member of the Soaring Eagles 4-H Club.

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  6. Berkeley County Youth Fair visitors miss poultryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Randy Stanton could have sworn the chicken sitting in a corner of a cage on Sunday afternoon at the Berkeley County Youth Fair was real - that is until he took a second look, and realized it was actually a stuffed animal. That brought plenty of laughter from his wife Denise, and daughter Samantha, as they recalled their own days raising chickens - a flock that eventually grew to about 275 - and then teasing him about his mistake.

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  7. Journal Junction for August 3Read the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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  8. Youth fair continues agricultural traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsburg Journal

    While fair week is a time to ride carnival rides and eat deep-fried treats, the Berkeley County Youth Fair is also a celebration of all things agricultural that provides thousands of youths the opportunity to showcase their talents. According to Doug Hovatter, a 4-H agent in Berkeley County and associate professor at West Virginia University, approximately 2,000 youth age nine to 21 are showing exhibits in the indoor arena at the fairgrounds and more than 600 youth are exhibiting livestock outdoors this week.

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  9. Beulah M. BreedenRead the original story

    Saturday | Martinsburg Journal

    Born March 16, 1943, in Jefferson County, she was the daughter of the late Irvin L. Breeden and Helen V. Breeden. She is survived by her son, Gregory Breeden of Martinsburg; brother, Roger L. Breeden Sr. and wife, Karen, of Winchester; and nieces and nephews.

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  10. Martha H. DavisRead the original story

    Saturday | Martinsburg Journal

    Born March 12, 1928, in Dixon, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late George Herndon and Ina Bell Herndon. She is survived by her son, Gregory H. Davis; daughter, Linda "Paulette" Roberts, both of Martinsburg; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Roberts, Jason Roberts, Gregory H. Davis Jr., Michael Davis, LaKisha Davis, Melissa Davis, and Archelle Roberts, all of Martinsburg; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; her special nephew and nieces, George Miller, Rae Jean Miller, Martha Miller, all of Winchester, Kentucky; and a host of other nieces and nephews.

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  11. Healing HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Martinsburg Journal

    "I was a steelworker in Winchester - erector, fabricator - and it was not good," he said during the recent grand opening of his Manta Muscular Rehab and Massage Therapy practice. "I had a lot of issues and I had to take care of myself.

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  12. Journal Junction for August 1Read the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Martinsburg Journal

    Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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  13. Blue Sox fall to BrunswickRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Martinsburg Blue Sox faced Blue Ridge League foe Brunswick in play Friday during the National Amateur Baseball Federation regional. The Blue Sox took a 1-0 lead, but a staff of weary-armed pitchers after two games, one 12 innings, a day earlier caught up with Martinsburg, manager Garry Geffert said.

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  14. Garnett P. Morison Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Martinsburg Journal

    Garnett Pierce Morison Jr., 95-years-old, of Ranson, went to be with the Lord on July 30, 2015, while in care of the Palliative Care Unit at VA Medical Center, in Martinsburg. Born in Martinsburg, March 14, 1920, he was the second of two sons born on the same day nine years apart to Dr. Garnett P. Morison and Malinda Peters Morison.

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  15. James L. RaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Martinsburg Journal

    Born May 14, 1925, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Lee W. Raney and Nina Pearl Baugher Raney. Spud served in the United State Army from 1943 - 1946, during World War II.

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  16. County council shares rehab facility vision with Martinsburg City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Martinsburg Journal

    Berkeley County Council representatives asked for cooperation and a shared vision from the Martinsburg City Council on Wednesday night toward establishing a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. During the city council meeting, Berkeley County Council President Doug Copenhaver and member Dan Dulyea presented the county's decision behind evaluating and potentially purchasing a warehouse facility, located at 750 Baltimore St., which is within city limits.

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  17. Council approves drafting non-discrimination ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Martinsburg Journal

    After more than two hours of testimony from 43 people, Martinsburg City Council members voted unanimously Wednesday during a special meeting to have their attorney draft a non-discrimination ordinance that would add sexual orientation to the list of protected groups in the city's Human Rights Act. Councilmen Donald Anderson, Dennis Etherington, Kevin Knowles, Ken Collinson and Jason Baker voted to authorize Kin Sayre, the city council's attorney, to write a proposed ordinance for the council members to consider.

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  18. Federal heroin bust leads to guilty pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Martinsburg Journal

    Two people named in a June 16 federal indictment that led to the arrest of 41 people for allegedly operating a heroin trafficking operation that extended from Baltimore to the Eastern Panhandle pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to their alleged roles in the ring. Martinsburg residents Roma Michelle Bland, 37, and James Welsely Faircloth, 34, pleaded guilty to one felony count of aiding and abetting interstate travel in aid of racketeering for their alleged part in the operation.

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  19. Church remodeling bar for new worship centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Martinsburg Journal

    About a year ago, Pastor Arlethia Dupree-Jones was holding worship services and delivering sermons from a conference room at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg. Now, her Deliverance Ministry and Healing Center occupies three sections of the shopping center at 318 Wilson St., and she's getting ready to convert an old bar at the shopping center into a new worship center.

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  20. Martinsburg 9-10 falls in tourneyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Martinsburg Journal

    The Martinsburg 9- and 10-year-old all-stars' offense started to find itself too late against East Surry, North Carolina, in the Southeast Tournament of State Champions on Tuesday. Luke Bowman bunted for a basehit, and Folger Boaz singled to right field, moving Bowman to third.

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