Editorial

Times Past

10 Years Ago Week of March 6, 2014   Entrepreneur,  Family Matriarch    Shirley Yokum...   Shirley Yokum is one of the most formidable and accomplished businesswomen not only in Pendleton County, but in this part of eastern West Virginia. With her husband, Carl, she created and then presided over...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis Another month has gone by as March arrives on Friday. The winds will be picking up. There will be more daylight each day as spring will be here in a few weeks. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins - Mary Mitchell, Bucky Moyers,...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis Spring is getting closer as the robins have been spotted. Plus, the Easter flowers are starting to come up through the ground. The burning law expires the last day of February. Just be careful as the winds are picking up. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of...

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Times Past

10 Years Ago Week of February 20, 2014   SUGAR GROVE   Fashion and Manners Have Seen  Many Changes    The world of women’s fashion has changed dramatically since the post Civil War era. A short item featured in the Page Valley Courier stated: “For ladies only—Hoop skirts are now...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis Now that the Super Bowl is over, what is next? Daylight Savings Time is March 10 with spring arriving on March 19. Don’t count out winter yet as it can still snow in April. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins - Mary Mitchell,...

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Times Past

20 Years Ago Week of February 12, 2004   Highland Data  Closes Doors Here    The Franklin branch of Highland Data was closed on Jan. 20, and company officers, with regret, say they don’t expect the business to re-open, based on current prospects and market conditions. Amory Mellen, the president...

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