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Robert Glen and Arbutus Marie ‘Sis’ Teter Schoonover

Robert Glen and Arbutus Marie “Sis” Teter Schoonover will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 7 at the IOOF Lodge Hall on the Beverly Five-lane south of Elkins. They were married Jan. 5, 1947, by the Rev. Albert Dimmock at his home in ...

Virgil and Twila Wolford

Virgil and Twila Wolford of Dryfork will celebrate their 70th anniversary Nov. 15. The couple were married Nov. 15, 1946, at Red house, Maryland, by the Rev. Alva K. Jones. Mrs. Wolford is the daughter of the late Edward and Chloe Bodkin Simmons. She has been a member of Blackwater Rebecca ...

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Neal and Edna Shockey

Neal and Edna Shockey will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Coalton Fire Hall. The couple were married Oct. 6, 1956, at Union Mission Church in Mill Creek by the late Rev. Kenneth Corley. This was the first ...

Lawrence and Lydia Tenney

Lawrence and Lydia Tenney of Mill Creek will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 8 in the fellowship hall of the Memorial Mission Church in Mill Creek. The couple  were married    Oct. 11, 1946, in Huttonsville. Gifts ...

Births/Birthdays | VIEW ALL

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Robert ‘Artie’ Shaw

Robert “Artie” Shaw of 24 Chestnut St. in Elkins celebrated his 90th birthday Feb. 20. He was born, in Elkins, the son of the late John F. and Nora Gibson Shaw. Mr. Shaw has six children, Gary Shaw and wife, Debbie, of Huddleston, Va., Beverly and husband, Rodney Woods, Nancy Aldridge ...

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Lawrence

Cody Walter Lawrence and Kendra Cheyenne Bender of Elkins announce the birth of a son, born at 4:21 p.m. Nov. 23, 2016, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Cole Walker Lawrence. Maternal grandparents are Tonya Taylor and Brian Bender. Paternal ...

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Meadows

Samuel and Chelsea Meadows of Fairmont announce the birth of a daughter, born Sept. 21, 2016, in Ruby Memorial Hospital. The infant has been named Siena Christine Meadows. Grandparents are William H. “Bill” Rice and Sheila and John Marshall, all of Elkins and Steven and Deborah Meadows of ...

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Robby Thompson and Angela Roupe of Whitmer announce the birth of a son, born at 5:55 a.m. Dec. 3, 2016, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named Jase Robert Thompson. Siblings include Kevin Michael Thompson. Maternal grandparents are Dianna K. Roupe and ...

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Dustin Nethken and Mikayla Markley

Dustin Nethken and Mikayla Markley, along with their parents, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Randall and Jennifer Markley of Elkins. She is a 2014 graduate of Elkins High School and is employed at Davis Trust Co. Her fiance is the son ...

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Tammy Vallastro Marsh and Michael Cowger

Tammy Vallastro Marsh, of Lynchburg, Virginia, and Michael Cowger, of Buckhannon, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Joseph Fisher Vallastro and the late Barbara Bell Vallastro. She is a 1980 graduate of Central Virginia Community College ...

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and Kylee Christine Gear

Adam Joseph Burky and Kylee Christine Gear

Charles and Chris Gear of Elkins announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kylee Christine Gear, to Adam Joseph Burky, son of Herman and Julie Burky of Elkins. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robert and Gladys Evans of Elkins and the late James and Mary Gear ...

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Kevin Jones and Wendy Phillips

Kevin Jones and Wendy Phillips, along with their parents, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Ron and Jan Phillips of Belington. She is employed at Philip Barbour High School as a math teacher. Her fiance is the son of Kevin and Chasity ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Phillip A. Painter Jr.

Mallory K. Carr and Phillip A. Painter Jr. were married June 18 at Hart Chapel Church in Elkins. The bride is the daughter of Terry and Brenda Carr of Elkins. She is the granddaughter of Mary Lou Irwin and the late Fred Irwin and Granville Carr and the late Marg Carr. She is employed by ...

Mr. and Mrs. Travis Scott Yost

Sarah Elizabeth Suan and Travis Scott Yost were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, at Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport.The bride is the daughter of William and Priscilla Suan of Johnstown. She is the granddaughter of Gene Doyle of Beverly and the Sandra Doyle and Reginald and ...

Melinda Kennedy and Allen Adams

Allen Adams of Petersburg and Melinda Kennedy of Bemidji, Minn. were married in an outdoor, double-ring ceremony at noon Aug. 15 at Benjamin Lake, Blackduck, Minn. The ceremony was officiated by Rita Haller.The bride is the daughter of Richard Smith of New York and Sharron Kennedy of ...

Mr. and Mrs. David Alan Phillips

One year ago, on April 5, 2014, Tara Lynn Braithwaite and David Alan Phillips exchanged wedding vows at the Halliehurst Mansion on the campus of Davis and Elkins College, Elkins. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Lois Kessler.The bride is the daughter of Tom and Jean ...

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Howes Reunion

The 53rd Howes reunion was Aug. 7 at Indian Camp. It opened with President Junior Howes saying the blessing.The business meeting opened with the group remembering the late Donovan Capocciamia and praying for cancer patient Krista Bond and all the lost loved ones. Howes said the prayer and ...