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Partnership

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ELKINS — On Tuesday. Davis Health System and WVU Hospitals celebrated a clinical affiliation that began in May. The partnership is aimed increasing area residents’ access to certain highly-specialized services and innovative care. “This is a pretty exciting day for Davis Health ...

Woman indicted on murder charge

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ELKINS — Two individuals were indicted in relation to the November 2018 shooting death of Spencer Christian Zoller by the Randolph County grand jury on Tuesday. Vanessa Fay Logan, 32, an inmate at Lakin Correctional Center, was indicted on one felony count of murder in the shooting death of ...

Feds praise W.Va. for income growth

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia received national praise Tuesday for leading the nation in personal income growth for the first three months of 2019. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, West Virginia led the nation in the first quarter of 2019 with a ...

Mill Creek residents praise proposed ordinance

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MILL CREEK — Members of the public offered praise to the Randolph County Commission during a public meeting Monday in Mill Creek that focused on an “Unsafe Buildings and Lands Ordinance” being proposed by the Commission. Commission President Mark Scott said the commission hopes to ...

Rev. Rapking says goodbye to Parish House after nine years

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BUCKHANNON — It was during Rev. Alicia Rapking’s first year as director of the Upshur Parish House and Crosslines, Inc. when she encountered a young mother who came seeking help. The mother with one child already was pregnant with her second child, working a part-time retail job and ...

Woman’s Club donates to Operation Smile

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ELKINS — At a recent Elkins Woman’s Club meeting, bags of hotel-sized lotions, shampoos, bar soaps and other hygiene items filled the table as women brought donations for Operation Smile to provide take-home bags for children after cleft palate surgery. Operation Smile is an ...

Local graduates from Ithaca College

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ITHACA, NY — Christopher Barnes of Dryfork graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Arts in environmental studies. Founded in 1892, Ithaca College, home to some 6,500 students, offers more than 100 degree programs in its schools of business, communications, humanities and sciences, ...

Wardensville resident makes President’s List

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TUSCALOOSA, AL — McKenna Mae Manker of Wardensville was named to The University of Alabama President’s List for spring 2019. A total of 11,406 students enrolled during the 2019 spring term at UA were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President’s ...

Elkins man earns medical degree

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LEWISBURG — Caleb Judy, D.O., graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree on May 25. Judy earned a Bachelor of Science n biology from West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon in 2015. He is a 2011 graduate of Elkins ...

Barbour Dems ask Manchin to remain in Senate

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The Barbour County Democratic Executive Committee passed a resolution at its monthly meeting June 19 calling on Sen. Joseph Manchin III, D-W.Va., to keep his seat in the United States Senate instead of entering West Virginia’s 2020 gubernatorial primary; thus honoring the commitment he made ...

Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party features a $10,000 prize

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CANAAN VALLEY — Tickets are on sale now for the 30th annual Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party hosted by the Tucker Community Foundation featuring a $10,000 jackpot. This popular elimination style dinner will be held on Friday, July 5 at the Bear Paw Lodge of Canaan Valley Resort. Social hour ...

WVDA to begin market inspections

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CHARLESTON — As of July 1, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) will begin the inspection of farmers markets and Farmer Markets Vendor Permits. The inspections are part of the new rules and regulations authorized under Senate Bill 375 which passed during the 2018 session. ...

Fireworks 5K Trail Walk Run Planned for July 6 at Stonewall Resort

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On July 6, there will be a Fireworks 5K Trail Walk Run at Stonewall Resort. The event is organized by Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital employee Rachelle McIntyre-Nicholson. It will be a scenic event over a trail at Stonewall Resort. Dogs are allowed but there will be no t-shirts awarded. ...

Ways to help keep kids safe during summer break

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CHARLESTON — Schools out! This means a change in family schedules and daily routines. Children may be at home more, where they find things that could be poisonous. To reduce the chance of poisonings, the West Virginia Poison Center recommends: Teach children not to touch, taste or smell ...

New trail signs spark confusion

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ELKINS — New traffic signs have been placed in town in preparation for cyclists who will make use of the Allegheny Highlands Trail. The Elkins Rail Trail Connector was placed in October at the current trail head, located along U.S. 219, and work is currently underway on the section of ...

City seeking Fourth Ward representative

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ELKINS — Elkins City Council is accepting resumes for a new Fourth Ward representative. Council member Marly Hazen’s resignation becomes official on June 30. Hazen is moving to Morgantown. Council will appoint a replacement to fill the rest of Hazen’s unexpired term, Hazen was elected ...

Randolph County grand jury indicts 37

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ELKINS — A total of 37 individuals were indicted by a Randolph County grand jury meeting Monday. The grand jury will reconvene today to consider further cases. Monday’s indictments include charges such as intent to deliver a controlled substance, malicious assault and wanton ...