| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Have you ever kept a journal or a diary? I have distinct memories of writing nightly during my adolescence and teen years, at first in a small pink book that I locked, and later in whatever type of notebook I picked up at the grocery store. I lost track...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:46 AM
The networks might be struggling on Sunday nights but not basic cable's the History Channel. The miniseries beat everything in sight Sunday night with record ratings for "The Bible."
I think this quote from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark...
| Feb 10, 2013
A couple of weeks ago, a visiting priest, the Rev. Daniel Webster, canon in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, gave an interesting sermon on “splintering.” One of his singular statements, concerning the universal Christian Church was: “...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Congressman Joe Courtney recently wrote a letter to director Steven Spielberg insisting that he had made a mistake in his film "Lincoln":
"I was on the edge of my seat during the roll call vote on the ratification of the 13th Amendment outlawing...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Kelly Hancock, museum educator for the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, Va., will present a collection of wartime love letters, valentines and home-made items of affection during a presentation Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Washington County Museum...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Hunter Hayes is ready for an “Encore” of sorts. The Grammy-nominated country singer is set to release an update of his self-titled 2011 debut album, on Tuesday, June 18.
The CD, appropriately titled “Encore,” contains re-releases...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:34 PM
1. It's a winter wonderland
Hancock's Winter Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Widmeyer Park, West Main Street, Hancock. Activities for all ages include snow-sculpting contest, hat contest, ice carving, cake walks, live music...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:31 PM
The Top Five
Make Me Laugh Comedy Tour
Hosted by Chad Beadle and featuring C.J. Burney, Stacey Carver and Jennifer Nelson. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Majestic Restaurant, 908 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. $15 at the door. Call 240-367-5052. Go to...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Jefferson County photos
“A Photographic Impression of Jefferson County” is a look at what Jefferson County looked like in the late 1970s and early ’80s, with photographs by Hali Taylor. Exhibit concludes Saturday, Jan. 26. AHA! Fire Hall...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Preservationists associated with the Battle of Monterey Pass are hoping to take advantage of massive crowds anticipated in Gettysburg, Pa., this summer as they promote their own Civil War battlefield stories.
Starting June 29, tens of thousands of...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Thousands of military jobs have opened up to women in recent years, but not those in the front-line combat units. That may soon change, however, as a result of a lawsuit brought late last year by four women veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars,...