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 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 13, 2019 

Central's Class of 2019: 'Always a Dragon'

Central High School presented diplomas to 133 young men and women of the Class of 2019 during commencement on Thursday, June 6. The ceremony was held at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field. The parking...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 13, 2019 

Central Cove FFA Recognizes Members at Annual Banquet

Central Cove FFA held its annual Parent-Member Banquet on May 17 at Central High School, Martinsburg. The dinner was served buffet style in the cafeteria and was partially made by Frederick's Meat Mar...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    June 6, 2019

Power Reunion's Tractor Pulls a Huge Success in New Enterprise

The Southern Cove Power Reunion held its tractor pull on Saturday, May 18, in New Enterprise. This was once again a huge success with hundreds of folks attending this free event. The event got off to...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 6, 2019

Group Planning History Tour

The Southern Cove Historical Group met on May 18 at the South Woodbury Township building in New Enterprise. Bob Detwiler is the chairman of the group, and Linda Claycomb is the group's secretary....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 30, 2019

Seventh-Graders Learn About Agriculture Professions

Seventh graders from Blair County schools visited the Kulp Farm in Martinsburg on May 7 and 8 to learn first-hand about careers in an agriculture-related field. The planning for this activity began...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    May 30, 2019

Couple to Start Facility for Men

David and Emily Summers of Martinsburg are starting a new journey in their lives. The Summers are starting a facility in Cresson – Jacob's Way – to empower, equip, lead and support men to a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 30, 2019

E-Commerce Business Opening New Facility in Martinsburg

Beaps, an e-commerce business, is expanding to a surplus store in Fredericksburg. Brooke Long-Yarrison, Fritz Yarrison and Dustin Detwiler are the owners of Beaps @ the Fredericksburg Mall, a small...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    May 23, 2019

Dog Trainer Opens Pet Lodge Near RS

A quaint pet lodge that was designed and built specifically for pets' needs and comfort is nestled along a quiet rural Cove mountain road on a private wooded lot outside of Roaring Spring. Jessica...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    May 23, 2019

Area Girl Scouts Learn About Women in Field of Trucking

Girl Scouts from the Bedford Service Unit spent four hours on Saturday, April 27, at Smith Transport in Roaring Spring. There is a new patch for Girl Scouts called the WIT (Women in Trucking) patch. L...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 16, 2019

S. Woodbury Twp. Adopts Public Comment Policy

South Woodbury Township supervisors adopted a public comment policy during their May 7 meeting. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that citizens are allowed time to present their views pertaining to issues concerning South Woodbury Township,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 9, 2019

Woodbury Borough Seeking Inspector of Elections for Upcoming May Primary

Woodbury Borough Council is looking for a majority inspector of elections to replace Betty Harclerode for the upcoming primary election on May 21. During the Monday, May 6, regular meeting, councilmembers learned the following duties of a majority...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 9, 2019

SC Historial Group 'Historian of the Year'

The Bedford County Historical Society recognized the Southern Cove Historical Group as its Historian of the Year during its annual History Banquet on April 27 at the Hall at Kinton's Knob in Bedford....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 9, 2019

Geeseytown-Newry Lutheran Parish Names Interim Minister

The Newry Lutheran Church held a fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, to aid two children with medical issues. Many bake goods including cream puffs, coconut cream pie, Rice Krispie treats, hot dogs and more were sold. There also were a variety of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    May 9, 2019

Conemaugh Nason Celebrates 'Donate Life Month'

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center in Roaring Spring celebrated "Donate Life Month" by having speakers and a flag-raising ceremony on Tuesday, April 23. The ceremony took place next to the hospital's...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Spring Cove Enjoys Annual STEM Night

Spring Cove held its second annual Elementary STEM Night on Thursday, April 25, at the Spring Cove Middle School in Roaring Spring. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade participated in the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

More Than 100 Spectators Enjoy Plow Days

The Southern Cove Power Reunion Association held its annual Spring Plow Days & Tractor Show on Saturday, April 27, near New Enterprise. The event had been postponed on April 20 because of rain. Ap... Full story

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    May 2, 2019

Red Hat Society Holds 15th Luncheon

Various area chapters of The Red Hat Society gathered for a luncheon on April 10 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, Altoona. A total of 220 women attended. This was a very colorful luncheon with red and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 2, 2019

Bedford County Farm Bureau Promotes Rural Roads Safety Week

Bedford County Farm Bureau hosted a Rural Road Safety Event on Tuesday, April 16, at the farm of Allen and CA Detwiler on Golden Rule Road in New Enterprise. Bedford County Farm Bureau hosted the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 25, 2019

W-bury Donates to Home Nursing, Library

Woodbury Borough Council met on Monday, April 1. Expenditures for March were $26,756. Upcoming expenditures for April are $2,661, which include a donation to Home Nursing for $150 and the Bedford County Library for $200. Welcome signs for the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 18, 2019

South Woodbury Twp. to Replace 2 Bridges

The Board of Supervisors of South Woodbury Township met Tuesday, April 2, at the township building. Bids were opened for road projects, which include seal coating. Two bids were received: one from New...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 18, 2019

'Life is a Beautiful Ride' at Nason

"Life is a Beautiful Ride" is the theme for this year's CORE (Center for Organ and Recovery Education) campaign. Each year the campaign is held at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center in Roaring Spring....

 

Children Hunt for Easter Eggs at Village

Children up to 12 years of age hunted for Easter eggs on Friday, April 12, at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. Eggs were filled with candy and one egg in each age group had a paper for a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    April 11, 2019

Fishing Season to Begin April 6

With the regular opening day for trout at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, I sought out the help of an expert, Corey Brown of Martinsburg. Brown said if you want to start fishing but do not know a lot...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    April 4, 2019

Woodbury Couple to Mark 75 Years of Marriage April 8

Robert Stanford Beck and Frances B. Beck of Woodbury will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Monday, April 8, 2019. Mr. Beck married the former Frances Diefendors on April 8, 1944, in...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 4, 2019

NB Takes First Place at Reading Competition; C-K Places Second

Spring brings with it sunshine, robins, flowers and the Bedford County Reading Competition. On March 28, 20 teams from schools around the county converged at the Northern Bedford County Middle Senior...

 

The Village Holds a Special Birthday Party

A special birthday party to honor two residents who are currently turning 101 and 103 years old this month was held on Friday, March 15th, at The Village of Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. This special...

 

Cove Community Chorus Concert Once Again a 'Huge Success'

The Cove Community Chorus once again was a huge success in its spring concert. Sue Stoudnour directed the chorus with its concert entitled "Listen to the Music" on March 23 and March 24 at the Spring...

 

Hundreds Enjoy Lions' Annual Oyster Dinner

The Cove Lions held its annual oyster dinner on Saturday, March 9, in Loysburg. As usual, folks arrived as early at two hours ahead to assure they could be one of the first ones to eat. The club sold...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 14, 2019

Community Chorus to Perform Spring Concert March 23-24

The Cove Community Chorus will present its spring concert, "Listen to the Music," at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, at the Spring Cove Middle School auditorium,...

 

Cove Club Resumes Meetings

The Cove Community Club will resume its monthly meetings at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the New Frontier Restaurant, Hopewell RR. This club, formerly known as the Federation of Women's Club, s...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 28, 2019

Power Reunion Honors Members, Past and Present

The annual Southern Cove Power Reunion and Tractor Pull Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Replogle School Building, New Enterprise. President Nathan Hershberger gave the welcome,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 21, 2019

South Woodbury Township Supervisors Reorganizes for Year

The Board of Supervisors of South Woodbury Township reorganized for the year on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Jay T. Claycomb is the newest member of the supervisors, replacing Michael Shaffer. Rick Mussleman was...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 14, 2019

Woodbury to Review Sidewalk Ordinance

Woodbury Borough Council held its monthly meeting on Feb. 4. Mayor Dave Chesney brought up discussion on the sidewalk ordinance that is dated back to 1914. Council will review data and possibly...

 

McKee Woman Turns 100; Receives Citation from State

Helen Decker of McKee celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. She was born on Feb. 13, 1919, in McKee, daughter of Samuel and Edith Wilt. She is the oldest of four sisters and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 14, 2019

Martinsburg Fire Co. Celebrates Service; Recognizes its Members

The Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Co. held its annual banquet and awards ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. After the welcome and invocation, a complete chicken and beef...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 7, 2019

BB&T Bank in Woodbury Closing in April; Bedford Still Open

The BB&T Bank in Woodbury will close its doors at the end of the business day on Friday, April 12. David R. White, vice president of corporate communications, said he recognizes that any business clos... Full story

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    February 7, 2019

McKee Man, 80, Inducted Into Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame

Gene Decker, 80 years young, of McKee, was inducted into the Semi Pro Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. in Evansville, Indiana. Decker said he was playing baseball since he was out of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 24, 2019

Woodbury Council to Help with Lift System

Members of the Southern Cove Volunteer Fire Co. attended the Woodbury Borough Council meeting Jan. 7. Harold Zimmerman and Kim Grimes demonstrated the need for a new lift system for the ambulance. The ambulance was brought to the meeting and shown...

 

Cove Chorus Names New Director

Sue Stoudnour has taken over as the director for the Cove Community Chorus, replacing Tom Kunkle, who has retired from this position. Kunkle has become the executive producer. He has put together the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 10, 2019

Musical Entertainment Set at Woodbury Center

Bill Imler of Everett is hoping to keep music alive in the Morrisons Cove area. Imler is managing a new endeavor that will bring music entertainment to the Woodbury Area Community Center. Two musical groups will perform from 6:30 to 10 p.m....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 3, 2019

Woodbury Council Swears in New Member

Woodbury Mayor David Chesney swore in Ronald Dibert as a new member of Woodbury Borough Council on Monday, Dec. 3. Dibert was approved as a new councilmember in November. Paperwork has been sent to get approval for welcome signs from PennDOT. These w...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 3, 2019

Letters Sent For Aging Sewer Bills In SWT

The Board of Supervisors of South Woodbury Township met Tuesday, Dec. 4. A quorum was present with all supervisors in attendance. Collection letters were sent for aging sewer bills. Keller Engineers clarified that it will not be touching the sewer...

 

Santa Claus Pays a Visit to Young and Old at Long's Outpost

Santa enjoyed talking to children and hearing their wishes for Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Long's Outpost, Martinsburg RR. More than 50 children enjoyed their time with Santa as parents took...

 

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