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Woman is charged with murder

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MOATSVILLE — A Barbour County woman has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting and killing her husband Thursday evening. Carli Reed, 23, of Moatsville, is being held without bond in the Central Regional Jail. According to the criminal complaint, Reed allegedly confessed to ...

Upshur man arrested on arson charge

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BUCKHANNON — A man who allegedly set fire to his house early Friday morning was arrested at the scene after he allegedly confessed. Hunter Ray Shreve, 23, was arrested for arson in the first degree, a felony, by Deputy Joseph D. Barcus with the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department. ...

Buckhannon looks at health insurance

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BUCKHANNON — City of Buckhannon employees hired after Oct. 1 will now be expected to contribute some of the premiums for spouse and children after council passed on second and final reading Ordinance 437 Thursday night. Under the ordinance, all employees hired before Oct. 1 are ...

44th Barbour County Fair offering new events

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PHILIPPI — The 44th annual Barbour County Fair is asking the public to “saddle up” for new events and old favorites starting next week. The fair, featuring this year’s theme “Saddle Up,” will begin Saturday, Aug. 24 and run through Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Barbour County ...

Coalton man facing charge

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ELKINS — A Coalton man is facing a felony charge. Ricky A. Fortney, 35, is charged with failure to register as a sex offender (lifetime), second offense. Bond was set at $30,000 cash only by Randolph County Magistrate Mike Dyer. According to the criminal complaint filed by Corporal ...

Tucker County Property Transfers

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The following deeds were recorded in the Tucker County Clerk’s office: On July 8, Milton James Price III to Thomas G. Roncevich and Sally J. Crawford, 25.76 acres in Black Fork District, $285,000. On July 9, Richard D. Gump and Audrey Gump to Mr Enterprises LLC, part of lot 10 in Parsons ...

Elkins High School Memories

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The Inter-Mountain’s 150-page hardback book memorializing the 125th anniversary of Elkins High School is on sale at The Inter-Mountain office at 520 Railroad Ave. in Elkins. The cost is $24.99, including tax. For more information, call 304-636-2121.

Elkins City Hall News

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This past week was certainly a busy one, full of committee and council meetings. Upcoming, the focus turns to a few of the many boards and commissions authorized by the city who hold regular monthly meetings. These city authorities, boards and commissions operate as quasi-governmental bodies ...

D&E students arriving on campus

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College is set to embark on a new academic year as students make their way to campus this weekend. New students check in today and returning students arrive on Sunday, while some student groups have already moved in for early preparations. Resident assistants ...

First Day

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ELKINS — Randolph County Schools welcomed students back to school with open arms Thursday, the first day of classes for the new school year. Elkins High School, in particular, has gone through some changes recently. Not only is Carla Lambert the new principal, but there’s a new ...

Barbour woman charged with murder

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MOATSVILLE -- A Barbour County woman has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting and killing her husband Thursday evening. Carli Reed, 23, of Moatsville, is being held without bond in the Central Regional Jail. According to the criminal complaint, Reed allegedly confessed to ...

County OKs property ordinance

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ELKINS — The Unsafe Buildings and Lands Ordinance was approved on its second reading at Thursday’s meeting of the Randolph County Commission. The second reading of the ordinance passed by a 2-1 vote, with Commission President Mark Scott and Commissioner Kesling voting in favor and ...

Upshur man arrested on arson charge

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BUCKHANNON – A man who allegedly set fire to his house early Friday morning was arrested at the scene after he allegedly confessed. Hunter Ray Shreve, 23, was arrested for arson in the first degree, a felony, by Deputy Joseph D. Barcus with the Upshur County Sheriff's Department. The ...

Elkins Peebles set to reopen as a Gordmans

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ELKINS — After more than two decades in operation, the Elkins Peebles store is closing, with plans to reopen next year as a Gordmans store. While there is no official date set as of this moment, Stage Stores are planning on converting the Elkins Peebles location — at 320 Valley Point ...

Tucker County Fair scheduled to begin on Monday

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PARSONS — The Tucker County Fair will be offering family style fun starting on Monday. With the exception of the Mud Bog for $10 and Cornhole tournament, which is $20 to enter, all the fair’s events are completely free. This family friendly fair has something for everyone, young and ...

Woman in DUI wreck now faces felony

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BUCKHANNON — A woman who hit another vehicle head-on Tuesday night on Kanawha Hill while allegedly under the influence, a wreck which injured her son and the other driver, remains in jail on a $90,000 bond. Brandi Morris, 33, was arrested for child neglect resulting in injury, a felony; ...

Miss, Miss Teen Randolph County Fair pageants set

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CAMP PIONEER — The 2019 Miss and Miss Teen Randolph County Fair pageant will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Fourteen contestants from Randolph, Barbour, Pendleton, Tucker and Upshur counties will be vying for the titles of 2019 Miss Randolph County Fair and ...

TVLL wins donation program

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ELKINS — Tygart Valley Little League took advantage of Allegheny Insurance Services Inc.’s match donation program, “Keep the Change,” once again. This long-time program begins with a bottle water donation from Allegheny Insurance to local non-profit organizations who then sell the ...