May 1, 2024

Parrott Stabbed in Jealous Rage

STABBED IN A JEALOUS RAGE.Negress Used Carving Knife on Woman with Probably Fatal Effect.Special to The Washington Post. Harpers Ferry, W. Va., Oct. 9.— Saturday night during a cake-walk and dance at Engles Switch, near Bakerton, […]
May 1, 2024

Sallie Rice, Death Notice

Mrs. Sallie C. Rice, aged 63, died at 6:30 o’clock this morning at the City Hospital, where she had been taken Sunday for treatment. Death was due to heart trouble and bloodpoisoning. She was born near […]
May 1, 2024

Bakerton Campmeeting at Duke’s Woods

Camp-Meeting at Bakerton. Charles Town W. Va, July 26. – A camp-meeting will be held in Duke’s woods, at Bakerton, W. Va., commencing August 11 and continuing 10 days. The meeting will be in charge of […]
May 1, 2024

Harper to Assist Jones, Bakerton Campmeeting

REV. MR. HARPER TO HELP. Will Assist at Campmeeting at Bakerton in August. Rev. Dr. W. H. D. Harper, presiding elder of the Winchester district of the Methodist Episcopal church, will present at the big campmeeting […]
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 […]