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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 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Teter

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Teter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 15. Douglas Teter and the former Carol Ann Smith were married June 15, 1968, at the Dryfork Assembly of God. It was a beautiful summer day surrounded by family and friends. Mr. Teter is the son of the late Ted ...

Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Gordon

Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Gordon of Kingsland, Georgia, formerly of Elkins, celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary May 16 at home in Kingsland. The Gordons were married May 16, 1952, at the home of the bride by the late Rev. Troy R. Brady. Mrs. Gordon, the former Carolyn Duggan, is the ...

Births/Birthdays | VIEW ALL

Mary Lou Roy

Mary Lou Roy will celebrate her 90th birthday with a celebration hosted by her children from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Gospel Light Tabernacle Church on Route 219. Mrs. Roy was born Sept. 28, 1928, in Kingwood, the daughter of William Teets and Kathryn Johnson. Mrs. Roy worked 20 ...

ARNOLD

J.D. Arnold and Ashley McFarlan of Elkins announce the birth of a son, born at 3:57 p.m. July 27, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named Kysen Dale Arnold. Siblings include Jaxon Arnold, D.J. Daylen and Aleah McFarlan. The mother is the former ...

BURNS

Shannon and Stephanie Burns of Mill Creek announce the birth of a son, born at 5:53 p.m. July 23, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named Brandon James Burns. Siblings include Bridget and Bryson Burns. The mother is the former Stephanie Collins. ...

BEALE

Harley and John Beale of Valley Head announce the birth of a daughter, born at 10:15 a.m. July 12, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and has been named Tegan Grace Beale. The mother is the former Harley Francisco. Maternal grandparents are the late Robert Allen ...

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

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 ...

Langevin honored for service to youth

The Rev. Harold Langevin has been honored for giving unusual amounts of time and energy in dedicated service to children and youth. Langevin was presented the Torch Award by West Virginia United Methodist Men’s President Don Davis during a Sept. 9 ceremony at the men’s annual retreat and ...

Haymond family gathers for fellowship

Another Labor Day is in the books and the Haymond clan has enjoyed another get together with food, fun and fellowship. Several relatives were missing this year because of too much going on with travel and other commitments. As always there was enough food and conversation to make the day a ...

TVHS class of 1964 hosts reunion

Another August came to the valley and several members of the 1964 graduating class of Tygarts Valley High School met at the Steer Steakhouse for an afternoon of socializing. The group has been meeting once a year since their 50th class reunion. Fred L. Ware Jr. welcomed the group, and a moment ...