| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Word came Tuesday afternoon that the U.S. Senate is poised to adopt a resolution allowing the body of Frank W. Buckles, the last surviving doughboy, to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
Buckles, of Charles Town, died early Sunday. He was 110....
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:54 PM
“Congratulations to the hardworking volunteers who organized the 2011 Relay For Life of Washington County, a great event. It would be perfect if the person who ‘borrowed’ the Pandora bracelet from the raffle tent would return it or...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:52 PM
There are at least five millionaires among the six U.S. senators and three U.S. representatives representing the Tri-State area, according to their 2010 financial disclosure forms.
U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., topped the list with an estimated...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:02 PM
U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett said Friday that he supports having World War I veteran Frank W. Buckles' body lie in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C.
In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, the Maryland Republican said the honor "is not for an...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 7:53 PM
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito fielded public policy questions from Martinsburg High School students and met with county leaders and members of the business community Tuesday in a visit to the Eastern Panhandle.
"I love to get out in the schools, it's...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 12:35 PM
America's last surviving World War I veteran will be buried at a private ceremony Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery, a cemetery spokeswoman said Thursday.
Frank Woodruff Buckles' remains will lie in honor in Arlington's Memorial Amphitheater on...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 3:18 PM
He was a very old man, the last of his breed, and when he was laid to rest in the nation's most hallowed ground Tuesday, he represented every American who ever served his or her country in a uniform.
Frank Woodruff Buckles, America's last World War I...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 10:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Wednesday that a new government agency designed to protect consumers from problems with mortgages, credit cards and other lenders has too much power. They also criticized it for participating in a federal-...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 6:30 PM
U.S. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito kicked off a two-day visit in the Eastern Panhandle Wednesday morning at the site of the future Macy's fulfillment center in Berkeley County, which officials said is on track to open in June of next year.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 2:30 PM
They stood straight, 58 right hands covering their hearts, some with tears in their eyes as they listened to a high school choir sing the national anthem, now, finally, their national anthem, too.
It was the biggest class of naturalized citizens in...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:13 PM
The late federal Judge W. Craig Broadwater accomplished more in his 56 years than most people could imagine possible, U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller said Friday in a ceremony naming the federal building and courthouse in Martinsburg after the jurist.