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65th Anniversary

Hilbert and Irene Dolly of Elkins celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 16. A surprise 65th anniversary party was hosted by their children Aug. 11 in Elkins. They were united in marriage Aug. 16, 1953 in Cumberland, Maryland, by the Rev. E.L. Porter. Mr. Dolly is the oldest son of ...

Sterl Edward and Patricia ‘Patty’ Marie Welch

Sterl Edward and Patricia “Patty” Marie Welch of Elkins, formerly of Mabie, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married on Oct. 11, 1958, in Elkins, at the home of the late Rev. V.L. Bennett. Mrs. Welch is the daughter of the late Martin and Lucy Sturdivant ...

Butch and Helen Himes

Butch and Helen Himes celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 25. The couple was married on Aug. 25, 1968, by the Rev. S.L. Green at the Orlena Methodist Church at Gilman. A surprise party was hosted by their sons, Stephen and Kenny Himes, on Aug. 18. Attending from out of town were ...

Daniel J. Miller and Gloria J. Miller

Daniel J. Miller and Gloria J. Miller will celebrate their 62nd anniversary Sept. 1. They were married Sept. 1, 1956, in Oakland, Maryland. Mrs. Miller is the daughter of Raymond and Lillian Shelton. Mr. Miller was in the Army from 1957 to 1960 then was an insurance executive from 1963 ...

Births/Birthdays | VIEW ALL

Tula Karickhoff Curkendall

Tula Karickhoff Curkendall celebrated her 93rd birthday Nov. 8 at her home in Volga. Those celebrating with her included her daughter, Linda Wagner and husband Norman, grandson, Cory Wagner, granddaughter, Lydia Jones and husband Grant, and her dear great-grandson Max Jones, all of Elkins. ...

Eugene and Betty Dolly

Eugene and Betty Dolly of Belington celebrated their 90th birthdays on the weekend of Oct. 7. Mr. Dolly’s birthday was Oct. 10. Mrs. Dolly’s birthday was Sept. 3. The entire family gathered at the Outback Steakhouse in Clarksburg for a family dinner. Then, on Sunday, everyone attended ...

MORGAN

Ross Hunter Morgan and Muranda LaRae Morgan both originally from Pocahontas County announce the birth of a daughter, born at 1:56 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at Mon General in Morgantown. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, measured 21 inches and has been named Rylan Kennedy Morgan. ...

BONNER

Anna and Dillon Bonner of Dry Fork announce the birth of a son, born at 9:12 a.m. Oct. 9, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Bryceon Scott Bonner. The mother is the former Anna Losh. Maternal grandparent is Dana Losh. Paternal grandparents ...

Engagements | VIEW ALL

Harley Nicole Phillips and Hank Wesley Stevens

Thomas and Valerie Phillips of Elkins announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Harley Nicole Phillips, to Hank Wesley Stevens, son of Deanna Romans of Elkins. The bride-elect is a 2016 graduate of Elkins High School and has recently obtained her EMT-B certification. ...

Cassandra Marie White and Nevin David Shiflett

Together with their families, Cassandra Marie White and Nevin David Shiflett announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. The bride-elect is a student at Youth Build. Her fiance is a Tygarts Valley High School graduate with the class of 2018. The couple will reside in their home in ...

Alexandra Beth Boyles and Robert Brandon Lee Hammer

Craig and Jody Boyles of Grafton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexandra Beth Boyles, to Robert Brandon Lee Hammer, son of Robert Hammer and Rebecca Hammer of Elkins. The couple reside in Morgantown. The bride-elect attended West Virginia University, ...

Joshua Aaron Currence and Emily Beth Sutton

Joshua Aaron Currence and Emily Beth Sutton, along with their families, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Steven and Sharon Sutton of Elkins and the granddaughter of Margie Sutton of Elkins and the late John Sutton and the late Brady and ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL

Mr. and Mrs. Johnathan David Turner

Emily Louise McAtee and Johnathan David Turner were married Saturday, July 21, at the Elkins Family Worship Center in Elkins by Pastor Jamie Estep. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Louise McAtee of Beverly and the granddaughter of Janet Shears of Elkins, the late Richard Shears and the ...

Mr. and Mrs. KAO Statton

Chelsea LeAnn Anderson, daughter of Roger and Missy Anderson of Buckhannon, and KAO Statton, son of Miki Wilson of Las Vegas Nevada, were married at 6 p.m. June 30 in an outdoor event at the Riverbend Golf Course in Buckhannon, and the reception followed inside in the reception hall. The ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Andrew Loughry

Vicky Lynn Kelley and John Andrew Loughry were married April 21 at the Tygart Valley Christian Ministries. The service was officiated by Curlie Ray. The bride was escorted to the altar by her grandson, Ashton Clemens. Matron of honor was Angie Vanpelt, daughter of the bride. The best man was ...

Upshur County Marriages

The following marriages were recorded at the Upshur County Courthouse: Robert Ray Jackson II, 34, 265 Shady Brook Estates, Bruceton Mills, to Leigh Anna Reynolds, 25, 265 Shady Brook Estates, Bruceton Mills. Ryan Mitchell Bowers, 25, 327 Pecks Run Road, Buckhannon, to Chelsea Dawn Cutright, ...

Reunions | VIEW ALL

Howes family hosts reunion

The annual Howes reunion took place Aug. 5 at Indian Camp. The reunion was opened by President Junior Howes. Everyone enjoyed the food and music by Delora Brown and Group. The meeting opened with prayer for families that lost love ones this year, Carroll Chapman; Mary Howes, Joe Howes’ ...

Cutright family hosts gathering

Betty Cutright and her husband, Bob, of Harpertown hosted a number of her nieces and nephews at an impromptu brunch Sept. 20, Several other members of her family were also in attendance. Mrs. Cutright was honored by 20 family members at the brunch at the First United Methodist Church in ...

Auvil family hosts 19th annual reunion

The descendants of Charles and Charlotte Righman Auvil gathered at the New Beginnings Church Sept. 9 to celebrate the 19th annual Auvil reunion. After the blessing by Arthur Marsh, a covered-dish dinner was served. Those in attendance enjoyed the fellowship of family and friends. Those ...

BHS class of 1953 hosts reunion

The 1953 class of Belington High School hosted its 65th reunion Aug. 18 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Philippi. The evening began with a 5 p.m. social hour renewing old friendships and memories. The class picture was taken by Zachary Brown of Belington followed by dinner. Mildred ...