May 1, 2024

Obit: Thomas Licklider

Mr. Thomas Licklider, father of Mr. T. P. Licklider, of this city, and one of the most prominent and highly respected residents of Jefferson county, died at his home in Kearneysville at 1 o’clock Sunday morning, […]
November 12, 2023

Obit: Mrs. Mary C. Licklider

Mrs. Mary C. Licklider, for many years a greatly esteemed resident of this neighborhood, died last Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Kephart, near Duffields, following an illness of a couple of weeks […]
August 2, 2023

A Large Political Demonstration

A Great Demonstration. We don’t know how it used to be in old times, but it is certain that the younger generation has never seen a political demonstration in Shepherdstown equal to that of Tuesday night […]
August 2, 2023

Jefferson County Clerk, Deeds Admitted

State of West Virginia,County of Jefferson,Clerk’s Office of the County Court. The following is a list of deeds admitted to record in said office during two weeks ending January 5, 1884: Teste, T. A. Moore, Clerk […]
July 18, 2023

Morgan’s Grove Fair

Notwithstanding the heavy rain Monday night and the gloomy outlook Tuesday morning, a large crowd of persons assembled at Morgan’s Grove to witness the opening of the third annual agricultural exhibition. The entries of horses, colts, […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

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 […]
March 31, 2019

Birth: Willie M. Licklider

Register of Births Lines Numbered 107 Date of Birth Oct. 18, 1872 Name of Child, If Named Willie M. Licklider Color White Sex Male Born Alive Place of Birth Shep Dist. Father’s Name in Full J.C. […]
July 30, 2018

Boy Finds Death In Rattlesnake Run

Finds Death in Rattlesnake Run Last Sunday afternoon Lewis Woods, a boy about 14 years of age, met with a peculiar death in Rattlesnake run, two or three miles south of Shepherdstown. The little fellow made […]
July 30, 2018

Obituary: Laura Frances Moler

Crossing To The Other Shore. It is with regret that we announce the death of Mrs. Laura Frances Moler, which occurred last Sunday afternoon. She had made, her home with her sister, Mrs. Alice Hopper, at […]
July 22, 2018

National Highway Garage Sells Automobiles to Area Residents

The National Highway Garage has sold automobiles to the following during the past week: Maxwell touring cars to W. L. Manuel, Bakerton, and Joseph Williams, colored, west of town; Ford touring car to E. T. Licklider […]
July 20, 2018

Interests in Flanagan Quarry Sold To Washington Building Lime

James Flanagan, Mrs. Alice Lee Hopper, Mrs. Laura F. Moler, and Mrs. Mary C. Licklider have sold their interests in the Flanagan limestone quarries near Bakerton to the Washington Building Lime Company.
July 20, 2018

February Term of Court Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following persons have been drawn as petit jurymen for the February term of the Jefferson Circuit Court — to report on February 14th, the second day of court: J. W. Kearney, W. […]
July 19, 2018

Circuit Court, May 1911 Term

The regular May term of the Circuit Court for Jefferson county began in Charles Town on Tuesday, with Judge E. Boyd Faulkner on the bench. Judge Faulkner delivered the usual charge to the grand jury, which […]
July 19, 2018

John G. Flanagan Suddenly Passes Away

Passing Away. We regret to announce the passing of another estimable Jefferson county citizen in the death of Mr. John Griggs Flanagan, who died very suddenly last Thursday afternoon at his home near Bakerton. Mr. Flanagan […]
June 20, 2018

Company D Reunion at the Crossroads

Reunion of Company D. Pleasant Gathering of Confederate Veterans at Moler’s–Snug Sum for Memorial Hall. The reunion of the surviving members of Company D, Twelfth Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Moler’s Cross Roads, this county, […]
June 20, 2018

Obituary: Frances Griggs Flanagan

A Tribute of Respect. The loss of a worthy resident is a sad blow to any community; hence it is with feelings akin to sorrow that we refer to the decease of Mrs. Fanny Flanagan, which […]