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Gary and Sada Scott Cutright

Gary and Sada Scott Cutright of Mill Creek celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 23. They were married Sept. 23, 1967, in Mill Creek, by the Rev. Frank Long. Mrs. Cutright is the daughter of the late Woodrow and Clara Scott. Mr. Cutright is the son of the late Cecil and Margie ...

Robert ‘Mutt’ and Violet Lucille Kines

Robert “Mutt” and Violet Lucille Kines will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 3. They were married in Pax by the Rev. Ritchie Smalley. Mr. Kines is the son of the late Delbert and Tina Kines. He had one brother, the late Benny (Jean) Kines. Mrs. Kines is the daughter of ...

David and Nancy Sturdivant

David and Nancy Sturdivant celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 15. They were married Sept. 15, 1967 at the Rowan United Methodist Church in Mabie. Mr. Sturdivant is the son of the late Author and Rosalyn Sturdivant of Coalton. Mrs. Sturdivant is the daughter of the late ...

Junior and Phyllis Cross

Junior and Phyllis Cross will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Light of Christ Chapel Fellowship Hall. They were married Sept. 16, 1967, in Belington. They have three daughters and six grandchildren.

Births/Birthdays | VIEW ALL

Verla Kathryn ‘Bobbie’ Lamb

Verla Kathryn “Bobbie” Lamb celebrated her 95th birthday Oct. 21 at Woodford Memorial Methodist Church. She was honored by 91 family members and friends. Mrs. Lamb was a “Rosie the Riveter” and this was the theme of the extensive party decorations. Ruby Coberly, 96, a Rosie who also ...

Thelma Gainer

Thelma Gainer of Elkins was honored with a surprise birthday brunch for her 90th birthday while attending her grandson’s wedding on Emerald Isle, North Carolina. The brunch took place at Caribesea Restaurant and was hosted by her children and grandchildren. The brunch was attended by both ...

HAMRICK

Charity Taylor and Justin Hamrick of Elkins announce the birth of a daughter, born at 8:44 a.m. Nov. 5, 2016, at Davis Medical Center, Elkins. The infant weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Harper Leeann Hamrick. Siblings include Kenah Lipscomb, Keyon Lipscomb and Avery Hamrick, ...

HAWKINS

Michael and Maria Hawkins of Elkins announce the birth of a daughter, born at 7:21 a.m. Sept. 25, 2017, in St Joseph’s Hospital. The infant weighed 7 pounds, measured 20 inches and has been named Sydney Grace Hawkins. Siblings include Hunter, Bella and Laurel Lantz and Camden and Khole Hawkins.

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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 ...

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 ...

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

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew ‘Andy’ Purdy

Peter Andrew “Andy” Purdy and Melissa Kay Sayres were married during the afternoon of May 5 by the ocean in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, by their minister, the Rev. Dr, William E. Calhoun of Elkins. The bride was escorted across the beach walkway by her college friend, Ed Cole of ...

Mr. and Mrs. Matthhew Walker

April Biser of Lorentz and Matthew Walker of St. Simons Island, Georgia, were married at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at South Buckhannon Mission Church. Pastors Jon Blankenship and Ed Lowther officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at the Event Center at Brushy Fork. The bride is the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Brennan Michael Elza

Together with their families and close friends, Bethany Ellen Boggess and Brennan Michael Elza were married May 6 in a ceremony on the grassy lawn along the scenic lake shore of Claytor Lake State Park in Dublin, Virginia. The Rev. Norman Lawrence officiated. A reception followed at the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Storrick

Samuel Storrick and Alexa Yurisko were married Nov. 12, 2016, in Morgantown. The bride’s brother, Garrett Yurisko, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Bill and Kim Yurisko of Moundsville. She is the granddaughter of Ron and Pat Taylor. The bride-groom is the son of Jay and Chris ...

Reunions | VIEW ALL

Descendants attend Auvil family reunion

The descendants of Charles and Charlotte Righman Auvil gathered Sept. 10 at New Beginnings Church to celebrate the 18th annual Auvil reunion. After the blessing, a covered-dish dinner was served. John Edge was surprised with a birthday cake to celebrate his 70th birthday. Those present and ...

EHS class of 1957 hosts 60th reunion

ELKINS — Recently celebrating their 60th graduation anniversary were 40 classmates of the 1957 class of Elkins High School along with their 27 guests. The fun-filled weekend started the evening of July 21 with an informal gathering at the home of classmates Dale and Pauline Newlon. Co-Chair ...

TVHS class of 1964 hosts reunion

ELKINS — With the passing of another year, Tygarts Valley High School class of 1964 met on the afternoon of Aug. 19 in the open air Armadillo Flats at CJ Maggie’s in Elkins for their 53rd annual get together. Twenty class members, with their spouses and guests, attended the event. The class ...