| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has joined the social network.
The sheriff’s office officially posted its inaugural Facebook page on Wednesday, said Deputy 1st Class Carly Hose, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Organizers of the 2013 Bonanza Extravaganza on Tuesday night doled out more than $100,000 from the annual fundraiser that has provided more than $1.2 million to organizations since its inception eight years ago.
The event, which features the raffling...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Mrs. Juanita Genevieve Hose Hart, 68, of Williamsport, and formerly of Hagerstown, died suddenly Friday afternoon, July 26, 2013, at her residence.
She was the wife of the late Terry Lee Hart Sr., who preceded her in death Jan. 3, 2009.
Born April 12,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:27 PM
About 150 people attended Kaplan University’s first Community Outreach and Public Safety Day in Hagerstown on Saturday.
The event, hosted primarily on the lawns of the local Kaplan campus, featured more than a dozen area organizations, including...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Authorities responding to a report of a deceased person in Conococheague Creek Thursday afternoon found the body of a 25-year-old Hagerstown man in the stream off Fairview Road in the Fairview area, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Corey Clopein died doing what he loved — fishing for bass in the Conococheague Creek not far from his Shinham Road home.
Corey’s father, James Clopein, said Friday afternoon that he believed his 25-year-old son slipped on a rock and drowned...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:08 PM
An employee was killed Thursday in an industrial accident at Manitowoc Crane Group, according to a company official and state police.
Rickie Lee Grimsley was killed when he was pinned between a parked crane and a crane that was being moved by another...
| Jul 23, 2013
You planted them. Now don't forget them.
New plants need special attention at first, until they have settled into their new soil and sent out the fine roots they need to anchor themselves and collect and store water and nutrients.
The plants' most...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A man was shot Sunday night in the Valley Meadow Townhomes off Virginia Avenue after a dispute with another male at a home in the development, a spokeswoman for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
The shooting, which was reported to...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Funkstown 8, Sykesville 7
FUNKSTOWN — Charles Cvijanovich hit a walk-off RBI single to score pinch-runner Troy Carbaugh as Funkstown Post 211 rallied with four runs in the bottom of the seventh in a win...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:03 PM
While it wasn’t a flawless effort, Clear Spring Little League’s 11-12 All-Stars made it difficult for manager Gary Hose to figure out how they could have played better.
The result was a convincing 11-4 victory over American in Tuesday night&...