December 3, 2023

An Honorable Roll (Company F, First VA Cavalry)

An Honorable Roll. Robert L. Billmyer, of this vicinity, has handed us the following list of the surviving members of Company F, First Virginia Cavalry, commanded by the late Captain M. J. Billmyer, and we print […]
November 12, 2023

Married In Baltimore: Flanagan & Jones

Married In Baltimore. A beautiful wedding took place in Baltimore last Wednesday at high noon, when Mr. Walter J. Flanagan, of Bakerton, and Miss Daisy E. Jones were united in marriage at the home of the […]
November 12, 2023

Methodist Camp Meeting At Bakerton

The Methodist campmeeting at Bakerton begins Friday of this week and will be continued for ten days. Services held three times each day. Ministers announced for addresses on Sunday are Revs. George Hazel, F. A. Strother, […]
November 12, 2023

Frances Riesley Bride in Ohio Of Cadet Jones

Frances Riesley Bride in Ohio of Cadet JonesWedding Ceremony In Cincinnati Last Evening The marriage of Miss Frances Lee Riesley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Riesley of Twin Springs, Vienna, Va., to Aviation Cadet […]
August 17, 2023

Grand Jury

GRAND JURY RETURNS MANY INDICTMENTSIgnores Charge of Violating Policy Law Against Johnson. The grand jury for the January term in its final presentment reported indictments against the following persons for offenses mentioned: Charles R. Erdman, violation […]
August 2, 2023

School For Females in Alexandria

Female Education WM M. JONES respectfully informs his friends and the public generally, that he has concluded to open a School for Females in Alexandria, on the 1st Monday in September next. His course of instruction […]
July 25, 2023

B&O Radical Changes at Harpers Ferry and More

Important Railroad News.The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company has awarded to Messrs. Jones & Thorne, of Baltimore, the contract for radical changes at Harper’s Ferry. It will use up about $250,000 of the $300,000 appropriated for […]
July 24, 2023

Columbia Guano & Phosphate Company Charter

The Secretary of State has issued a charter to the Columbia Guano and Phosphate Company. The office will be kept at Harper’s Ferry. Capital stock $5,000 with the privilege of increasing to $200,000. The incorporators are […]
July 18, 2023

Mary E. Grim, Ever-Busy Death

A couple of weeks ago Miss Mary E. Grim, who lived with her brothers near Bakerton, this county, came to Shepherdstown to visit her sister, Mrs. Sarah Jones. Wednesday she was taken suddenly ill, and by […]
December 11, 2020

Married: Griggs, Lemon

MARRIED.On Tuesday evening last, by the same [Rev. A. Jones], Mr. Wm. M. Lemon, to Miss Catherine S. Griggs, daughter of Mr. John Griggs, all of this county.
December 4, 2020

Death Notice, Mary Hunter

DIED. Near Charlestown, September 30th, 1879, of Scarlet Fever, FANNIE AMELIA, youngest daughter of D. H. C. and A. A. Beckham, aged 2 years. “She is not dead, — the child of our affection. — But […]
May 22, 2020

Guy Allen Is Drowned.

Guy Allen Is Drowned While Swimming In Potomac River. Women Wandering Along River Bank Near Dargan Discover Body of Bakerton Man — Duffey Gives Verdict of Accidental Death. Guy Allen, 25 year old Bakerton W. Va., […]
December 4, 2019

Knight Tournament

On Saturday last , it was our pleasure to be present at the Tournament at Reinhart’s School House, where a large number of persons had gathered to witness the equestrian exercises, and to take part in the […]
April 1, 2019

West Virginia & It’s People – Flanagan

FLANAGAN — Among the industrious Irish-American citizens now residing in West Virginia may be named the Flanagan family, which was first represented in America in 1798 in the person of William Flanagan, who became the grandfather […]
September 18, 2018

Jones Family Poisoned

A Family Poisoned — The family of Mr. George T. Jones, bookseller, near the University of Virginia, consisting of himself, wife and five children, and his clerk, were poisoned last week, but not fatally. Suspicion rests […]
July 31, 2018

Rain Mars Picnic Sat’y At Bakerton

Rain Mars Picnic Sat’y At Bakerton. Fine Dinner Enjoyed By Guests; Many Officials Present. The Bakerton plant of the Standard Lime and Stone Company held its annual picnic at Duke’s Woods Saturday, activities getting under way […]
July 31, 2018

Death Notice: Daisy Jones Flanagan

We are sorry to record the death of Mrs. Daisy Flanagan, wife of Walter S. Flanagan, of Strasburg, Va., formerly of Bakerton, which occurred last week at the Memorial Hospital in Winchester, the result of influenza. […]
July 19, 2018

Flanagan and Jones Wedding

Married in Baltimore. A beautiful wedding took place in Baltimore last Wednesday at high noon, when Mr. Walter J. Flanagan, of Bakerton, and Miss Daisy E. Jones were united in marriage at the home of the […]