August 1, 2023

Sale of Harpers Ferry Armory Property

For some months since the people of our section of country have looked forward to this expected sale of the valuable government property at Harper’s Ferry with much interest, and we are glad to chronicle that […]
May 22, 2020

Drunk Ore Bank Employee Arrested over dynamite.

A man from the Virginia ore bank came to Shepherdstown last Friday and got pretty comfortably drunk. He bought some dynamite cartridges for use in the mine there, but he handled them rather too recklessly for […]
May 22, 2020


A well-defined earthquake was felt throughout the southern and middle western States on Monday about 2 o’clock in the afternoon. The shocks lasted but a few seconds and no serious damage is reported, although chimneys toppled […]
May 22, 2020

Bakerton, 1890

Bakerton is the name of the new town that is being built up at Oak Grove school-house. It is two and a-half miles from the main line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, by which it […]
May 21, 2020

Working the Flim-Flam Game.

Two sharpers visited Shepherdstown last Monday evening and made industrious efforts to swindle the store-keepers by what is known as the “flim-flam” game. They would go into a store, buy some cheap article, and offer a […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

July 20, 2018

New Telephones Placed

New Jefferson County Telephones have been placed at the lumber yard of Geo. T. Hodges, Shepherdstown; the B. &. O. depot at Duffields; and the new store of Manuel and Welsh at Bakerton.
June 22, 2018

Feb. 1898 List of Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following is a list of petit jurors drawn to appear February 9, second day of the next term of the Jefferson Circuit Court: E. A. Colston, D. T. Nichols, C. J. Knott, […]