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Thomas Wilton Lewis

Thomas Wilton Lewis 1944-2024 Thomas Wilton Lewis, age 80, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Care Facility while surrounded by his family. Born May 29, 1944, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of[Read More…]

Robert Melvin Barnard, Sr.

Robert Melvin Barnard, Sr. 1934-2024 Robert Melvin “Pappy” Barnard, Sr., of Hancock, Md., went peacefully to be with the Lord at his home on Tuesday, July 16, 2024. He was 90 years old. He was born on January 5, 1934 in Cumberland, Md. to Melvin Barnard and Catherine (Campbell) Barnard. He was a[Read More…]

Lucrecia Ann Embrey

Lucrecia Ann Embrey 1936-2024 Lucrecia Ann “Chris” Embrey, age 87, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at Berkeley Springs Healthcare Center. Born July 26, 1936 in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Dolan Forrest and Denise Marie Souders Thumma. She was of the[Read More…]

Stephen John Mellott

Stephen John Mellott 1955-2024 Stephen John Mellott, age 69, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Monday, July 15, 2024 at his home. Born February 7, 1955 in Honey Brook, Pa., he was the son of the late Charles Kenneth and Madeline Dorothy DeShong Mellott. He was a graduate of Honey[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of Monday, July 15, through Sunday, July 21: July 15 Traffic enforcement, Hancock area, four stops. Warrant service, 200 block East Main Street. Warrant served on Gary Eugene Malott, 42, of Warfordsburg, for failure to appear. July 16 Trespassing,[Read More…]

Area firefighters battle house blaze Sunday

by Geoff Fox It’s been a busy week for firefighters in Hancock and the surrounding area as they battled another fire east of Hancock. Firefighters were called to a house fire in the 14,700 block of White Oak Ridge on Sunday, July 21, around 3 p.m. According to the Maryland[Read More…]

Civil War historian to give free talk at Hancock Town Hall

On Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m., area Civil War historian Steve French will present a talk to the Hancock Historical Society entitled “The Pursuit and Defeat of McCausland’  Raiders — Aftermath of the Burning of Chambersburg.” The event is to be held at Hancock Town Hall 126 W. High[Read More…]