Times Past

20 Years Ago  Week of May 23, 2002 Pendleton School  First In  PROMISE Scholarships   The first high school seniors in West Virginia to receive PROMISE scholarships from Governor Bob Wise were 30 college-bound students at Pendleton County High School.  Although Wise was scheduled to hand out those scholarships personally...

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Times Past

10 Years Ago  Week of May 10, 2012 SUGAR GROVE Good Old Days  Weren’t So Good    The “good old days” seemed to have life moving slower, neighbors helping neighbors, and everyone had a snug home and lived comfortably off the land. But perhaps the good old days weren’t always...

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Times Past

20 Years Ago  Week of May 9, 2002 SUGAR GROVE Mothers Have  A Challenging  Rewarding Career   There is no assignment on earth that requires the array of skills and understanding that is needed by a mom in fulfilling her everyday duties. She must be a resident psychologist, physician, theologian,...

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Smith Creek / Friends Run

By Dave Ellis What a week the area had, nothing but rain. The days were good for ducks, but not fishermen. The area received more than 3 inches of rain, starting Friday night. The rain canceled the Trout Rodeo. Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins -...

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Grandparents’ Sayings Have Impact on Grandchildren

The photo is of the Franklin Elementary School’s 1970-1971 second-grade class. Mattie Adamson taught until January, with Paula Schulz Mitchell finishing out the year. Students were, from left, first row, Mark Hevener, Jay Mallow, Larry ‘Chip’ Harper, Mark Glover, David Waggy and Carl Hevener; second row, Gary Rexrode, Greg Moyers,...

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Times Past

20 Years Ago  Week of May 2, 2002 Habitat To Dedicate  51st House May 8  On May 8th, Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) will dedicate the 51st house they have built in Pendleton County.  This exciting and successful housebuilding ministry has spent over $2 million dollars in materials to...

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