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Journal Junction for May 21
I have the perfect solution for the use of the pedestal in the square in Martinsburg.
12 hrs ago
Gerald E. Ingram Sr.
He lived in Martinsburg for most of his life and was raised by his grandmother, Laura Ingram.
Mon May 20, 2013
National Public Radio
The Low-Tech Way Guns Get Traced
Document prep technician Carol Sine and tracer Debra Barrett process firearm transaction documents at the National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Document prep technician Carol Sine and tracer Debra Barrett process firearm transaction documents at the National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Opponents of expanding background checks for ... (more)
West Virginia Metro
U.S. Attorney: Drug fight drawing on many different weapons
"We have to a multi-pronged attack to this problem. We can't just round up 40 people and expect that the problem is going to go away," said Bill Ihlenfeld, the U.S. Attorney for West Virginia's Northern District.
Sat May 18, 2013
Bedington VFD celebrates 50 years
From humble beginnings, volunteers with the Bedington Volunteer Fire Department have a long history to be proud of as the fire station celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Thu May 16, 2013
Cemetery vandalism motive remains a "mystery"
Police now say that the motive behind recently discovered vandalism at two Martinsburg area cemeteries is a "mystery," as investigators have determined it doesn't appear anything was stolen from several dozen caskets and crypts that were found disturbed.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sen. Rockefeller needs to check out ATF operations
It appears to me that the ATF in Martinsburg is using the government mandated "Furlough" of employees and the subsequent change, thanks to Sen.
Mon May 13, 2013
Baby-sitter pleads no contest to abuse charge
A Martinsburg man accused of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl he was supposed to be baby-sitting pleaded no contest Monday to one count of felony first-degree sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 as part of a plea agreement.
Charleston Daily Mail
Ex-W.Va. sheriff gets 1 year for 2010 beating
A former West Virginia sheriff was ordered into federal custody Monday and will spend a year in prison for his role in the 2010 beating of a bank robber after a high-speed chase.
Community Development director to be part-time
At their meeting Thursday, Martinsburg City Council members voted to change the Community Development Department's director position from a full-time city employee to a part-time contractual position.
Family works to complete eighth Dairy Queen store
Roger and Vicki Peterson grew up at their parents' Dairy Queen stores. Before the siblings were born, in 1958, their parents had already purchased their first store.
Sun May 12, 2013
Morrisey describes best and wors...
With the myriad of issues that fall under the purview of the West Virginia attorney general's office, Attorney General Patrick Morissey has a clear vision on his idea of the legal landscape for the state.
Sat May 11, 2013
Renewed: Martinsburg police levy passes
With all precincts reporting, renewal of the Martinsburg police levy passed Saturday with about 65.5 percent, exceeding the minimum votes needed for renewal by 22.
Heritage Day celebrates previous generations
As the rain poured outside, ladies in 19th-century dresses - complete with hoop skirts - bustled about the Belle Boyd House Saturday afternoon as Martinsburg Heritage Day got under way.
Crime Report for May 11
Lenny Dale Luther, 34, of Williamsport Pike, Martinsburg, was arrested Thursday on misdemeanor charges of battery on a law enforcement officer, assault, obstructing an officer, disorderly conduct and two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer after he allegedly threatened to kill a deputy attempting to serve a court subpoena.
Journal Junction for May 11
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Fri May 10, 2013
Stabbing leads to seizure of crack, cash and stolen firearms
A stabbing Friday morning at an apartment in Martinsburg led police to the discovery of 113 grams of crack cocaine, a large amount of cash and stolen firearms.
Woman charged in elderly battery
A woman accused of injuring a 92-year-old woman's wrist in March following an argument with the alleged victim's great-grandson was arraigned Thursday on a warrant charging her with one count of misdemeanor battery.
Shepherdstown Police looking for...
Shepherdstown Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who was involved in a possible abduction attempt this morning in the city.
New school district lines aren't fair to families
Over many years, I have witnessed the trials and tribulations of the teen years.