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Panther baseball back on the field

Spring rains have taken a break, letting Hancock’ s baseball team get back on the diamond as April kicks in. The varsity baseball team returned to play on Thursday, April 4 against Berkeley Springs, falling to the Tribe in a close 6-5 game. Hancock led the way for the first[Read More…]

Lady Panthers return to play, fall to Indians

Hancock’s varsity softball team made their way back to the field on Friday after more than a week’s hiatus, going head to head against Southern Fulton’s Indians on April 5. The Lady Panthers had bursts of scoring against Southern Fulton in Warfordsburg, but lost traction in the second half of[Read More…]

Washington County Division of Emergency Services public safety training center receives congressional funding

The Washington County Division of Emergency Services announces the Public Safety Training Center project has been selected for Fiscal Year 2024 Congressionally Directed Spending funding by the Senate Appropriations Committee. The project funding, requested by Senators Cardin and Van Hollen and Congressman Trone, was included in the first FY24 spending[Read More…]

Hancock Police Report

Hancock Police report the following arrests and incidents from the week of April 1-7: April 1 911 hang-up, 200 block Myers Street. Accidental. Attempted suicide, first block Fleming Court. Unable to locate subject, gone on arrival. Fraud, 200 block Baptist Road. Subject advised. Community policing, 100 block West High Street.[Read More…]

Conrad John Zittinger

Conrad John Zittinger 1936-2024 Conrad John Zittinger, age 88, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at his home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. Born February 24, 1936 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late George Conrad and Alice Kelly[Read More…]

Ernest Francis Robinson

Ernest Francis Robinson 1947-2024 Ernest Francis Robinson, age 77, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at War Memorial Hospital. Born March 10, 1947 in McCoole, Md., he was the son of Harry W and Lucy Belle Riggleman Robinson. He served with the United States Navy.[Read More…]

Philip Matthew Hofe

Philip Matthew Hofe 1957-2024 Philip Matthew Hofe, age 66, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., died on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born June 28, 1957 in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Melvin Richard and Norma Louise Miller Hofe. He was[Read More…]

Arthur Lee Conkey, Sr.

Arthur Lee Conkey, Sr. 1940-2024 Arthur Lee Conkey, Sr., age 84, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at his home. Born March 20, 1940 in Bath N.Y., he was the son of the late George Alexander Conkey and Juanita Gould Conkey Hallett. He was a graduate.[Read More…]

Bridge over Creek Road to close Tuesday, April 9

Bridge over Creek Road to close Tuesday, April 9        by Geoff Fox   The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will be performing patching and paving work on eastbound Interstate 68 at the Creek Road for one night, Tuesday, April 9, at 7 p.m., with all lanes reopening[Read More…]