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Harvey and Judy Gum

Harvey and Judy Gum

Harvey and Judy Gum will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 3-6 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Tygart Valley Fire Hall in Dailey. The couple was married Feb. 10, 1967 by the late Rev. Frank Long in Mill Creek. They are the parents of two sons, Scottie and wife, ...

Delbert ‘Sonny’ and Dorothy Bennett Harris

Delbert “Sonny” Harris and Dorothy Bennett Harris will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 5. The couple were married at the Beverly United Methodist Church by the Rev. Gilbert Hart. Mr. Harris is the son of the late Luther and Rebecca Harris of Valley Bend. He was employed by ...

Richard and Betty Walden

Richard and Betty Walden of Elkins will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary May 23. They were married May 23, 1952, in the First United Methodist Church at Welch. They had just completed their first year of teaching in McDowell County. They moved to Elkins in 1969 and continued their ...

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Jack and Linda Skidmore

Jack and Linda Skidmore of Junior will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 6. Family and friends will host a renewal of vows ceremony at 2 p.m. in the upstairs area of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Belington. They were married May 5, 1967 in Elkins. Mr. Skidmore is the son of the ...

Births/Birthdays | VIEW ALL

Kisner

Kisner

Roger and Amber Kisner of Junior announce the birth of a son, born 8:17 a.m. May 16, 2017, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 7 pounds and had been named Brentlee Wade Kisner. The mother is the former Amber Poling. Siblings include Destiny, Dakota and Paislee Kisner. Maternal ...

Harris

Brandon Harris and Breanne Calvert of Elkins announce the birth of a son, born at 1:02 p.m. June 5, 2017, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Isaiah James Harris. Siblings include Chloe Brewster and Cameron Goldsmith. Maternal grandparents are ...

Chamberlain

Justin Chamberlain and Amanda Kyle of Elkins announce the birth of a son, born at 8:10 a.m. June 5, 2017, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Zayne Alan Chamberlain.

Branson Reger

Reger

Josh and Teri Reger of French Creek announce the birth of a son, born at 12:35 p.m. May 3, 2017, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Branson Todd Reger. The mother is the former Teri Riffle.

Engagements | VIEW ALL

Paige Marie Ball
and Nicholas Joseph Postlethwait

Paige Marie Ball and Nicholas Joseph Postlethwait

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ball of Valley Bend announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Paige Marie Ball to Nicholas Joseph Postlethwait. The bride-elect is a 2014 graduate of Tygarts Valley High School and is employed at Colonial Place. Her fiance is the son of Rita ...

Engagement

April Biser and Matthew Walker

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Biser of Lorentz announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, April Biser, to Matthew Walker, son of Darrell and Lynne Walker of Brunswick, Georgia. The bride-elect, a graduate of Marshall University, is a marketing specialist for Valley Health ...

Sarah Beth Pennington and Jason Harold Howes

John and Susan Pennington of Whitmer announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Beth Pennington, to Jason Harold Howes of Rock Cave. The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Harman High School and a 2015 graduate of Fred W. Eberle School of Practical Nursing. She ...

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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 ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL

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Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Nye Frazier

Jamie Nicole Sprinkel and Anthony Nye Frazier exchanged wedding vows Oct. 1, 2016, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church at Snowshoe. The Rev. Randy Long officiated. The bride is the daughter of Randy and Sherry (Lynn) Sprinkel of Valley Bend. The bride-groom is the son of Tim and Karen ...

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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 ...

Reunions | VIEW ALL

Descendants gather for Sutton reunion

The descendants of William and Armeda Sutton of Pickens gathered at the home of grandson James and Linda Summerfield, of Rawlings, Maryland, for their annual family reunion. After a potluck meal, a silent auction was conducted. A generational cookbook was shown and available for purchase. The ...

Karickhoff

The family and friends of Warwick and Maggie Karickhoff gathered to honor their memories and also the memories of their children who also have passed, Audrey Kincaid, Roxie Simons, Virginia Keller, Elsie Crider, Snow Dear Ward and Earl Karickhoff. Their living children are Tula Curkendall, ...

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 ...