A Virginia man died when his 1993 Ford Explorer slid across the center line of U.S. 522 and ran into a tractor-trailer last Wednesday, March 7.
Kenneth Ray Zugel, 39, of Haymarket, Va., was killed in the accident which took place about 150 yards north of the West Virginia/Virginia line at 12:52 p.m. on March 7 during a snow storm, according to West Virginia State Police.
The Warm Springs Public Service District completed the loan closing on the long- planned wastewater treatment plant upgrade and line extension project on February 28.
Bonds have been issued in the amounts of $10,390,000 from the West Virginia Infrastructure & Jobs Development Council and $3 million from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. The remainder of the financing is a grant from the Infrastructure & Jobs Council for $2,450,000.
The Town of Bath Police Department has a new addition, a German Shepherd named Butch, a work dog imported directly from Germany.
Butch and his handler, Corporal Craig Pearrell, have been training during the past month at Battle Ridge K-9 and Kennel Services in Madison. Together they compose the new K-9 Unit of the Bath Police Department.
Betty Lou Harmison of Berkeley Springs has been named a History Hero for 2007 by the West Virginia Archives and History Commission.
Harmison was nominated by the Museum of the Berkeley Springs where she has served on the board of directors since she helped found the organization in 1984. She is currently vice president and chairs the Exhibits Committee.