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Benched in Shepherdstown

Shepherdstown W.Va., - Strolling through Shepherdstown one may look at the sidewalk to make sure they do not miss a step, peer into the shop windows, or at the greenery the town takes such...

Swallow Review (Spoilers)

It has been a long time since I have cupped my mouth with both hands during a movie. Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ new picture Swallow, is a grotesque, harrowing, beautiful, and tastefully depicted drama about a...

The Devil All the Time Review

Antonio Campos must be a misanthrope. His films are dark, often disturbing, but none have yet been so intense as his new film The Devil All the Time. This movie is a series of...

I’m Thinking of Ending Things Review (Spoilers)

It’s here: Charlie Kaufman’s return to directing. We have a lot to talk about. First let me give you a (criminally) abridged recap: A young woman goes on a road trip to visit her boyfriend...

Governor Justice to loosen stay-at-home restrictions

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced he will lift the state’s stay-at-home order, moving toward a less restrictive approach.  A “safer-at-home” approach will go into effect on Monday, May 4 at 12...

Community spotlight: Andy Ridenour and Mary Watters

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – Married couple Andy Ridenour and Mary Watters live in Shepherd Village in Shepherdstown. Ridenour is retired from West Virginia Public Broadcasting and is a co-founder of the NPR radio show Mountain Stage. Mary...

The Willoughbys offers something for everybody

Kris Pearns’ The Willoughbys is a deranged, non-stop, loveable tale about what it means to be a family. It’s a story that we have heard thousands of times, but hardly ever this silly, and...
Photo of Cathy Kunkel. Photo courtesy of Campaign Manager Dan Taylor.

Getting to know 2020 congressional candidate Cathy Kunkel

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – Cathy Kunkel is running for Congress as a Democrat in the 2nd Congressional District of West Virginia. In a recent interview, Kunkel said she believes that West Virginia deserves better leadership in...

Shepherd baseball momentum halted by COVID-19

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va., - Cancellations due to COVID-19 made a March 8 game versus Lock Haven University in Wilson, N.C. the last Shepherd Rams baseball game of the 2020 season.  The baseball team that had just...

Top ten “stay at home” movies for your quarantainment

Now that everybody is stuck at home due to the COVID-19 virus, things feel lonely and time moves sluggishly. The remedy? A list of ten handpicked films from your friendly SUPicket curator to help...

Pixar wows again with “Onward” (Spoilers)

Pixar wows again with the strangest premise yet: two brothers in a fantasy setting who will stop at nothing to bring back their father for 24 hours. Onward is the most alike to a...

Community gives support as Food Lion employees face shortages

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Due to COVID-19, the Food Lion in Shepherdstown has been running low on certain essential goods. In response, the Shepherdstown community has lent a hand to employees. John Antolini, Food Lion lead stocker,...
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