THIS WEEK

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CHARLES TOWN—The motto of the United States Postal Service is, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Now visitors to the Jefferson County Museum online or in person can see how the post office system has …

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HARPERS FERRY — It has taken nearly three years, but the Jefferson County Welcome Center, formerly the Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau, officially opened its doors Saturday.

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CHARLES TOWN – As many as 1,200 children in Jefferson County could be considered homeless under a broad federal definition of the term, and coordinating the work of about six dozen government and charity social services efforts can better address the problem.

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KEARNEYSVILLE —Back in 2010, the Brown Marmorated stink bug cost farmers more than $37 million with its invasion and destruction of crops, in addition to populating in huge numbers in area homes. However, the future is a bright one thanks to the work of Tracy Leskey of the Appalachian Fruit …

OPINION

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As a board member, last week, I attended the adult education graduation and listened intently to the important and timely comments of the keynote speaker, W. Va. Delegate, John Doyle (D- Jefferson, 67).

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West Virginia’s two United States Senators, Democrat Joe Manchin and Republican Shelley Moore Capito, are doing yeoman work to bring about a workable compromise on President Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure bill that will help West Virginia and the entire nation.

SPORTS

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John Henry Writt, 78, of Shepherdstown, WV passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

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Dennis Patrick Kelly, 75, a resident of Shepherdstown since 2012, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at his apartment in Shepherdstown, WV.

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Sean Gregory Ott, 49, of Charles Town, West Virginia, passed away Saturday, June 12, at his residence.

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Stephanie Lynn Mills, 52, of Loris, South Carolina, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at her mother’s residence in Charles Town, WV.

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Gertrude “Tiny” Alfriend Kimbrough, 90, of Denver, Colo. passed away on April 24, 2020.  She was born on Oct. 28, 1929, to John and Eliza Alfriend of Charles Town, W.Va.  Memorial Service on Monday, June 21, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Zion Episcopal Church, 301 E Congress St, Charles Town, W.Va.

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William “Bill” Edward Bentz, 79, of Waynesboro, passed away Monday, May 31, 2021, in Charlottesville, Virginia.  He was born September 21, 1941, in Charles Town, West Virginia, son of the late Garnett Randolph Bentz and Louise Virginia Shull Bentz.

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Robin Collins Sheetz, 88, of Charles Town, West Virginia passed away at her home on Friday, June 4, 2021 under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

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Barbara “Miss Bobbie” Ann Dorr, 78, of Bunker Hill, WV passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021 at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.