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  1. Mary J. WeaverRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    She is survived by one son, Reginald C. Weaver and wife, Dawn, of Martinsburg; one daughter, Roshelle Cathcart and husband, Charles, of Martinsburg; four grandchildren, Devontae Beale, Chance Weaver, Gage Weaver, and Taylor Cathcart; and one brother, Johnnie Harris and wife, Katie, of Indianapolis, Indiana; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at Brown Funeral Home.

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  2. Help WantedRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Like communities across the United States, West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle has yet to recover fully from the economic downturn of 2008. Unemployment rates still waver.

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  3. Netflix is a welcome escape from realityRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    I've been more distracted than usual lately. That may not seem particularly remarkable.

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  4. Addiction task force coming to PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    One man recalled his "utter shock" after walking into a restroom at work, only to find a coworker openingly shooting heroin - complete with a tourniquet on his arm -while standing near the urinals. Another woman was saddened when a friend posted on Facebook about having lost her son - turns out, the young man had been lost to heroin addiction, even though he'd not yet died of an overdose.

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  5. Heroin has countless cost on communityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Aaron Mann grew up in Capital Heights, a tough local neighborhood where drugs like crack cocaine were common and openly sold in the streets. "At that time, back in the 1980s, kids really couldn't go outside and play, because it was so blatant and everyone was suspect.

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  6. Artist to The StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Here's a small rendering of computer-enhanced art work featuring athletes that Spring Mills sophomore Dylan Thomas creates in what could possibly lead to a future career. Through his adventures, he's communicated with some big-name athletes across the country.

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  7. Mohigans hold off Martinsbug boysRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    Martinsburg, led by Jarrell Jones who finished with 25 points, clawed its way back into the game, cutting the Mohingans' lead down to four points midway through the final period. A two-handed dunk by Kenzie Melko with two minutes left ended the game for all intents and purposes in Morgantown's 73-60 bounce-back victory.

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  8. Daisy B. LucasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Born Nov. 22, 1922, in Berkeley County, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Gertrude Hayes Bayer. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and Golden Believers Sunday School Class.

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  9. Rams fourth in baseball pollRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    The Shepherd baseball team is tied for fourth place in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Atlantic Region Poll for Jan. 23. Shepherd, the top-ranked Mountain East Conference team, posted a 39-14 overall mark last season and advanced to the Atlantic Regional. The Rams open the 2015 season Feb. 21 when they host Shippensburg for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.

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  10. Journal Junction for January 24Read the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Editor's note: Journal Junction offers the public a forum to applaud successes, discuss issues, point out problems and review the events of the day in a constructive manner. Journal Junction comments should be limited to two to four sentences and be no longer than 80 words.

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  11. Main Street Martinsburg kicks off recruitment driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    It was a full house at Everything Cheesecake Thursday evening as the dessert restaurant on West Stephen Street hosted Main Street Martinsburg's Renewing Our City membership and volunteer recruitment drive. "Main Street Martinsburg is important for business owners," Barbara Bratina, a member of MSM, told the crowd.

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  12. Pastor, homeless advocate on front line fighting drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    Although they live several miles apart, Pastor Bucky Chapman and homeless advocate Scott Fox both believe the region's illegal drug problem - especially heroin addiction and overdose deaths -is getting worse, a situation they liken to a battlefield. No stranger to drugs, the men - both were heroin addicts; Fox was also a dealer - also feel strongly that now is the time for the community at large to come together and begin addressing this growing problem.

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  13. Sheila E. AllenRead the original story

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    Sheila Elaine Allen, 64, of Martinsburg, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at the VA Medical Center. Born May 25, 1950, in Charleston, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Geneva Bonneau Davis.

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  14. Man indicted on negligent homicide, DUI chargesRead the original story

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    More than two dozen people were indicted this week by a Jefferson County grand jury, including a man accused of causing an alcohol-related fatal accident on W.Va. 45 in November.

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  15. Berkeley County begins budget processRead the original story

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    Starting with outside agencies, the council has begun scheduling hearings for organizations and groups to make their budget requests for the upcoming 2015-16 fiscal year. During the budget hearings, the council listens to the requests and asks questions, but will not assign funds to any organization until all requests have been made.

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  16. Bulldogs' bench helpful in winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsburg Journal

    Both offensively and defensively, every player that hit the floor for Martinsburg made a contribution in a 69-32 win over the Applemen. That made for an even happier Hall, who not only got the win, but got to see what kind of depth his team has and what, in particular, his supporting cast can do.

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  17. AOW: Jones steps up on court for BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Martinsburg Journal

    On most occasions, Jones has been the Bulldogs' leading scorer and has helped his team to a 7-3 record so far this year. Jones' contributions became even more important last week when a trio of Martinsburg starters went down to injury in a week where the Bulldogs played two key sectional games.

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  18. Thomas G. Reynolds Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Martinsburg Journal

    Born Nov. 30, 1912, in Martinsburg, he was the son of the late Thomas Guy Reynolds Sr. and Lora Lenora Stotler. He was preceded in death by two wives, Pearl Ennis Reynolds and Loma Cunningham Reynolds.

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  19. Oldest pilot, Reynolds, dies at 102Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Martinsburg Journal

    Thomas Guy Reynolds Jr., perhaps best known for his support of aviation locally and statewide, died early Wednesday morning. He was 102 years old.

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  20. Nunn leads Martinsburg girls over HampshireRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Martinsburg Journal

    Kristen Nunn scored a game-high 37 points in leading Martinsburg to an 82-62 win over Hampshire in girls basketball action on Tuesday. Also for the Bulldogs , Taylor Ferguson had 18 points, Alexus Bonner 14 points and Cameron Awkard 12 points.

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