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Man Who Shot Wicomico Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted On 18 Charges

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The 21-year-old man arrested in the murder of a Wicomico Sheriff’s Deputy was indicted on multiple charges—including first-degree murder—last week, according to charging documents. Austin Jacob Allen Davidson faces a total of 18 charges related to the death of Deputy Glenn Hillard, per June 27 documents filed at the Circuit Court for Wicomico County. He is being held without bond at the Allegany County Detention Center in Cumberland, Maryland, according to charging documents. Davidson is scheduled to appear in court on July 15. Hillard was shot in Pittsville while he was trying to take a Davidson into custody. Davidson was wanted on felony warrants in multiple jurisdictions at the time, authorities said. Hilliard had chased Davidson as he was leaving an apartment complex before he was fatally shot.
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Cumberland Police Detail Saturday Arrests

On July 2, 2022 officers of the Cumberland Police Department conducted a traffic stop. Officer’s identified the driver as, Joseph Allen Edmonson. Officers then observed suspected marijuana and a suspected meth pipe in plain view. Mr. Edmonson received a criminal citation and was released from the scene. Arrest: Joseph...

The Story Never Ends: Kim Clapper, a testament to community service

Meyersdale has lost one of its kindest souls. And, while Kim Clapper, who died June 22 at her home in Arizona, hasn't been back to her hometown of Meyersdale for awhile, she stayed connected to family and friends and her beloved service organizations here. She and her husband, Woody Miller, moved to Meyersdale in 2008 from Colorado into a historic home once owned by her grandfather, Carl Clapper, along 11th Avenue and she soon became known for her community service and gracious smile.

4 men charged for organized home burglary in Meyersdale

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A group of men from Somerset County have been charged for an alleged home burglary that was planned and executed on June 13. The burglary happened at the 300 block of Olinger Street in Meyersdale Borough around 3:45 a.m., according to charges filed. The alleged burglars include 19-year-old Tylor Ritchey, […]
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James Judy

James Estel Judy, 79, of Oakland, Md., passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Mon Health Medical Center. James was born on June 4, 1943, the son of the late Charlie and Julia Judy. Friends and family will be received at Hastings Funeral Home, 153 Spruce St., Morgantown, WV...

West Virginia brewery releases Babydog-inspired IPA

TERRA ALTA, W.Va. – A Preston County brewery has introduced a new IPA inspired by West Virginia’s favorite Bulldog, Babydog. Veteran-owned High Ground Brewing in Terra Alta announced the new craft beer Thursday on its Facebook page. “Alright alright, we just can’t hold it in anymore…Baby Doge is our newest Session IPA,” said the post. […]

More To The Story with Staley: Making Knives

FLINTSTONE, Georgia (WDEF) – “I figured out I’m good at this. Or I can BE good at it.”. He’s good at it all right! History indicates such! For Michael Prater is really good at making knives. Specifically, making knife handles. With uniqueness and creativity. Prater started...
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Cumberland Police Investigate Two Incidents

On July 1, 2022 an Officer of the Cumberland Police Department observed a drug transaction between a male and female subject. The Officer witnessed a transaction of currency in exchange for a small plastic bag of suspected CDS. The female was contacted and was identified as Brittany Nicole Miller. Miller advised the Officers that she had marijuana and prescription medication in her possession. Miller was holding the currency in her hand when she was contacted. During the investigation it was determined that Miller sold prescription medication to the male subject for $100.00. Miller was placed under arrest and transported to Police headquarters for processing. Miller was subsequently remanded to the Allegany County Detention Center Held on $5000.00.

Constance Ehrlich

OAKLAND — Constance Maxine Fowler Ehrlich, 97, widow of Rev. Charles Norman Ehrlich, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Born Sept. 17, 1924, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Constance Whitlock Fowler. She served as a stenographer to the U.S. Army during World War...

Mineral County 8-9-10 All-Stars state tournament bound

KEYSER, W.Va. (WV News) — Building on a rich tradition of Mineral County and previously Bi-State Little League success, this year’s Mineral County All-Stars 8-9-10 squad is back in the thick of things. With their 17-4 victory over Jefferson last Thursday at Hedgesville, Mineral County now advances to...

Athletic Director: 'It takes a village' for Keyser High athletics

KEYSER, W.Va. (WV News) — The summer months of June and July are, for obvious reasons, considered to be the quiet months for high school athletics in the Mountain State. That is, of course, with the exception of a smattering of off-season practices and conditioning allowed. It’s in these...

Ronnenberg promoted to WEPCO branch manager

Keyser – WEPCO Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of Jessica Ronnenberg to Keyser Branch Manager. Ronnenberg has been an employee serving the members of WEPCO since May 2013. To celebrate the promotion, WEPCO will be holding a meet-and-greet all day at the Keyser branch located at 459...

Live Music Downtown Enhances Allegany Reunion Weekend

In honor of the Allegany High School Reunion weekend festivities, the City of Cumberland welcomes everyone to gather on the downtown bricks on Friday, July 8th from 6PM-9PM for a “Friday After Five” performance by Queen City Funk and Soul. For this evening, an open container ordinance will be in effect, so grab some food and drinks from a downtown restaurant or bar and enjoy the music.