FORT ASHBY, W.Va. — Margaret Miltenberger, 4-H agent with the Mineral County Extension Office, says the Mineral County Fair — which begins tonight and runs through Saturday — is an “important family activity because it takes the whole family to make the fair happen.”

KEYSER, W.Va. — Autopsy findings in the death of a 31-year-old Keyser area man who was found dead in the backyard of a residence at West Piedmont and North E streets late Thursday morning are inconclusive, according to Keyser Police Chief Tom Golden.


TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened tensions now between Tehran and Was…


NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday …


DALLAS (AP) — A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers, witnesses and authorities said.

FORT ASHBY, W.Va. — The Mineral County Fair kicks off its 70th year Tuesday with a week packed with trucks, cowboys and some of the region’s best musical entertainment.

KEYSER, W.Va. — Kicking off the Minco Music Heritage Festival will be the Potomac Concert Band, performing a free outdoor concert June 19 at 7 p.m. at the South End Stage in Keyser. The band will be conducted by Brent Weber, chairman of the Frostburg State University Music Department.

MCHENRY — The  2019 Heise Entrepreneurial Spirit Award was presented to Hugh Umbel, owner of Bear Creek Traders, Huey’s Ice Cream, Legacy Home Corp., McHenry Beverage Shoppe and Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, by Martin Heise at the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce annual membership meeti…

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. — Katie Beeman, a former high school standout at Frankfort and current West Liberty University center fielder, was named to the All-Mountain East Conference Softball second team by a vote of the conferences coaches.

FROSTBURG — The Frostburg Elks Lodge No. 470 continued its Flag Day tradition on Friday, which can trace its roots to Woodrow Wilson’s presidency wherein he recognized the National Elks organization’s observance. The ceremony is held to celebrate the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777.

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This Week's Circulars


CUMBERLAND - Marilyn Mae Keefer, 75, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Cumberland Healthcare Center. Services will be private and Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street is in charge of arrangements.

BROOKVILLE - Robert Lewis "Bob" Brode, 98, of Brookville, Ohio, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2019. Bob was a member of the Concord United Methodist Church in Englewood, Ohio. Born in Cumberland, on Nov. 16, 1920, to Paul E. and Mabel C. (Johnson) Brode, he lived his early life in Hyndm…

CUMBERLAND - Nancy Ellen Weisenmiller, 61, died at the Cumberland Health Care Center. At Nancy's request, she will be cremated. Memorial service Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. St Mary's Catholic Church, Cumberland. Friends received hour prior.