Grant County, WVCumberland Times-News

Grant County man indicted by federal grand jury

ELKINS, W.Va. — A Grant County man was indicted Monday on a firearms charge, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard. Jeffery Allen McCurdy, 33, of Cabins, was indicted on one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. McCurdy, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior conviction, is accused of having two 12-gauge shotguns and a .22-caliber long rifle in January 2021 in Grant County.
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Frostburg, MDCumberland Times-News

Frostburg Rifle/Pistol Range to open

FROSTBURG — The Frostburg Rifle/Pistol Range, owned by the city of Frostburg and managed by Big Savage Sportsmen’s Club and Piney Mountain Sportsmen’s Association, will open for public use for 2021 on July 17 and 18, and will be open the first and third weekend of each month thereafter through Nov. 20 and 21.
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Keyser, WVMineral Daily News-Tribune

'Half of Keyser came out!': Lady Tornado heroics lead Keyser over Oak Glen

KEYSER - Were you there? If you weren’t then you very well may have been in the minority. When Keyser welcomed undefeated Oak Glen for game one regional action on Monday, seemingly half the town of Keyser was present, adorned in Black and Gold. They packed behind the backstop, they gathered together on the hill and along the outfield fence, all to see the Lady Tornado defeat the Golden Bears 3-2. “So proud of our KHS softball team! Huge win tonight! Half of Keyser came out in a big way to support our girls! We are blessed and so thankful,” Keyser coach Chris Shoemaker stated after the contest.
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Preston County, WVMetro News

Supreme Court rules against charter school’s challenge to its rejection

The state Supreme Court has ruled against a charter school’s challenge to its rejection in Monongalia and Preston counties. Justices issued a memorandum decision on Tuesday afternoon, siding against the arguments brought by West Virginia Academy, which last year proposed a new school serving Monongalia and Preston counties. All five justices signed the decision.
Maryland StateCumberland Times-News

Information sought in Barton motor home fire

CUMBERLAND — Information is being sought in the investigation of a fire early Tuesday that destroyed a motor home parked outside a Barton residence, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. It was 2:21 a.m. when the fire occurred in a 1987 Honey motor home owned by Robert Grant...
Keyser, WVMineral Daily News-Tribune

Bouncing back: Oak Glen defeats Keyser 4-2 in game two

NEW CUMBERLAND - If Keyser’s game one 3-2 victory over Oak Glen was a classic for the Golden Tornado faithful, no doubt Oak Glen’s 4-2 victory over Keyser in New Cumberland in game two was a classic for the Golden Bears. Oak Glen wasted no time in getting their offense...
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Grant County man faces firearms charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Jeffery Allen McCurdy, of Cabins, West Virginia, was indicted today on a firearms charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. McCurdy, 33, was indicted on one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” McCurdy, a person prohibited from having firearms because of a prior...
Short Gap, WVCumberland Times-News

Firefighters battle Knobley Estates blaze

SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Firefighters are battling a residential fire in Knobley Estates. The fire on Knobley Estates Drive was reported about 4 p.m. Monday. First-arriving units reported heavy smoke around the single-story structure. First-responders from Mineral and Allegany counties were at the scene.
Mineral County, WVMineral Daily News-Tribune

Jean Bradshaw is Mineral County Belle

RIDGELEY - Mineral County Community Educational Outreach Service, MCCEOS, has selected Jean Bradshaw to serve as a County Belle at the West Virginia Folk Festival to be held at Glenville June 18-20 2021. She will take part in a tea and tour at the home of Ike and Sue Morris,...
Purgitsville, WVHampshire Review

Sheriff’s report

June 7: David Lee Heward, 36, of Purgitsville was arrested for Domestic Battery. June 8: David Lee Devaney, 44, of Paw Paw was arrested for transportation of items into the jail. June 9: Brent Edward Kennell, 24, of Romney was arrested for Domestic Battery. June 10: Sierra Dawn Powell, 25,...
Keyser, WVMineral Daily News-Tribune

'We want justice!': Family of Ashby Doman takes to the streets

KEYSER — A good father to his daughter. A young man who served his country in the military. A man who fought addictions but was “so much more” than just another addict. These are just a few of the things that friends and family of Ashby Doman Jr. want the public to know about the man whose life ended abruptly two years ago Sunday.
Purgitsville, WVHampshire Review

Fire consumes mobile home

PURGITSVILLE — A family of 4 lost their home Sunday morning to a fire that consumed the trailer they were living in on Stringtown Road. “Total loss,” Romney Fire Chief G.T. Parsons said. The mother and her 3 children who were living there were uninjured, but lost everything. The cause...
Smithsburg, MDWVNews

Rams and Huskies sending numerous athletes to states

SMITHSBURG — Garrett County will be well-represented at Friday’s 1A State Championship track & field meet thanks to great performances across the board from both Northern and Southern high schools at regionals on Saturday. The 1A West Region’s standout track & field athletes met at Smithsburg High School looking for...
Mchenry, MDCumberland Times-News

Catoctin's fast start too much for Northern

MCHENRY — Northern trailed 4-0 before its first at-bat and 8-0 before its second chance to hit, proving too much to overcome as Catoctin’s fast start paced the Cougars past the Huskies, 13-5, on Wednesday at Garrett College in the Maryland Class 1A state semifinals. Jake Rush started on the...

Luncheon explores history of Piedmont Arts

Piedmont Arts will continue its 60th anniversary celebration with a catered luncheon on Tuesday, June 22 at noon at the museum. The event will feature speakers on the history and progress of Piedmont Arts, including former Executive Director Toy Cobbe and Julie Ascough Work, granddaughter of Michael “Big Mike” and Purnell Schottland, whose heirs donated their former home to Piedmont Arts.
Keyser, WVHampshire Review

Potomac State baseball program wins with Belt Paving, Inc. donation

KEYSER – The WVU Potomac State College baseball program opened the Belt Paving, Inc. Baseball Performance Center (BPC) during the 2020-21 academic year. The BPC, a baseball specific training facility that players can use year-round to train and develop, was made possible by a generous donation from Belt Paving, a subsidiary of Carl Belt, Inc.