August 18, 1994
Section of Route 194 to close for repairsRoute 194 (Woodsboro Pike) in Frederick County will be closed between LeGore Bridge Road and LeGore Road from 7 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday for safety improvements at the Maryland Midland Railway crossing, the State Highway Administration has announced.Signs and flag posts will detour motorists to LeGore Bridge Road, Clyde Young Road and LeGore Road.Improvements include the installation of overhead railroad crossing warning lights, a prefabricated concrete road crossing surface and asphalt approaches.
August 25, 1994
Route 194 (Woodsboro Pike) will be closed to traffic again between LeGore Bridge Road and LeGore Road from 7 p.m. tomorrow to 6 a.m. Monday for safety improvements at the Maryland Midland Railway crossing.Work started last week was not completed because of the weather.Signs and flag posts will direct motorists to use LeGore Bridge Road, Clyde Young Road and LeGore Road as the detour route.Crews will install overhead railroad crossing warning lights, a prefabricated concrete road crossing surface and asphalt approaches.
February 19, 1999
Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department named Scott Seibert firefighter of the year and rookie of the year for 1998 at its annual installation and awards banquet.The top fire responders were Greg Dods, Ronnie Legore, Tim Legore, John Laster, Kevin Warner, Barry Schneider, Wayne Logue, Scott Brister, Scott Seibert and Mike Fogle.The top ambulance responders were Scott Seibert, Jamie Alder, Jim Clopein, Rodney Valentine, Greg Dods, David Bettinger, Chrissy Hopple, Mike Fogle, Ronnie Legore and Barry Schneider.
August 9, 1993
The flood relief effort of Winfield, Md., for Winfield, Mo., began with an atlas, a telephone and one woman's concern for Americans in trouble.After weeks of watching news accounts of residents of the Midwest made homeless by the Mississippi flooding, Wanda Legore decided she was going to do something to help.Mrs. Legore, a lifelong Winfield resident, said she took out an atlas Wednesday to look for an area to focus a flood relief effort. There, "not far off" the jagged path of the swollen waterway, Mrs. Legore said she discovered Winfield, Mo., "spelled exactly like we are."
February 4, 1997
The Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department designated Rodney Valentine "Firefighter of the Year" and Kristi Wilson "Rookie of the Year" for 1996 at its annual banquet.Tim Warner, fire chief from 1988 to 1996, and Scott Dayhoff, treasurer from 1984 to 1996, were given awards for service and dedication.Howard Legore was honored for being given a volunteer award from the state. Ronnie Legore was recognized for being dinner chairman for five years and carnival chairman for nine years.Certificates of appreciation were given to Debbie Gartrell for fire prevention; Mark Davis for in-house training; and Wayne Logue, Greg Dods, Mike Fogle, Barry Cullop, Tim Warner and Dave Bettinger for their work in obtaining and maintaining fire equipment.
July 8, 1996
A fire Friday afternoon extensively damaged a rancher in the 7500 block of Woodbine Road. No injuries were reported.The fire was reported shortly before 3 p.m. and units from Winfield, Mount Airy and Lisbon of Howard County responded.The fire, which apparently began in an attached garage, quickly spread across the attic of the single-level home, causing major damage, said Ronnie Legore, first assistant chief of the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department.Legore said the fire marshal's office would determine the cause of the blaze and estimate damage to the home.