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Toys for Tots accepting donations

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Editor’s note: The Inter-Mountain’s annual Comfort and Joy series will continue in each edition leading up to Christmas. ELKINS — While the regional Toys for Tots holiday gift program is operating from a new location this year, the mission is the same — to spread joy to as many ...

Upshur supports pipeline permit

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BUCKHANNON — Upshur County Commissioners agreed to write a letter of support for the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan and General Pollution Control permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project to move forward. Mike Cozad, community liaison for the ACP, said he has approached local ...

SBA to fund new school roof for Tennerton

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BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Board of Education has received funding from the School Board Authority to carry out a much -eeded replacement to one of the local elementary schools. Upshur County Schools Superintendent Roy Wager verified this week the school system had received $546,164 — ...

Family gifts reindeer decoration to community center in Elkins

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ELKINS — Many Elkins residents may have noticed a reindeer that used to reside in south Elkins has scampered to the Phil Gainer Community Center. For many years, the reindeer pulled its sleigh across the lawn of 101 Riverview Dr., at the residence of the late Hilda Pennington who passed ...

Light Up a Life

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Editor’s note: The Inter-Mountain’s annual Comfort and Joy series will continue in each edition leading up to Christmas. ELKINS — For more than 30 years West Virginia Caring, formerly Hospice Care, has been giving individuals the opportunity to place ornaments in remembrance of loved ...

Santa makes appearance at Chamber party

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PHILIPPI — Santa Claus made an early appearance at the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Christmas party recently to the delight of a room full of children. Chamber President Reg Trefethen served as the master of ceremonies, and Past President Ron Phillips led an enthusiastic verse of ...

Surgeon to create fund at DMC

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ELKINS — Davis Medical Center will be receiving a significant contribution from a former surgeon. Hugh Hitchcock, DMC board of directors member, said during a board meeting Thursday that the foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Noronha Benevolent Care Fund. Dr. Joseph ...

W.Va. Poison Center available during holidays

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CHARLESTON — What would you do if your toddler gets up early in the morning and gets into cleaning supplies? What if you take too much medicine in the middle of the night? Some people say they would check the internet for poison information as they do not want to “bother” the West ...

Inter-Mountain offering 2018 People’s Choice

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ELKINS — Who will the people choose as the “Best of the Best” in the 2018 People’s Choice? The Inter-Mountain is once again offering the annual contest, which generates tremendous excitement among customers, businesses and staff members as they wonder who will be recognized and voted ...

Summit Church offering Christmas show

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ELKINS — For their Christmas Candlelight service this year, Summit Church is presenting “An Old Fashioned Christmas.” “This year we’ve really scaled the production level back,” Associate Pastor Jeremiah Wentz said. “We’re doing less media, flashy lights and loud guitars. ...

Division of Forestry headquarters opens

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BUCKHANNON — Community members, landowners and wood industry representatives gathered together to welcome West Virginia Division of Forestry’s Region 3 headquarters to Buckhannon. The Region 3 headquarters is the first new office to open since the Division of Forestry converted its ...

Old Brick Playhouse announces camp

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ELKINS — Leaders with The Old Brick Playhouse Company are thrilled to announce the 28th season of Camp Kids Playhouse, a summer acting day camp that is perfect for creatives of every age. “Robin Hood, Maid Marian, and Shenanigans in the Forest” promises not only to delight ...

Tucker County residents plead guilty to illegal firearms charges

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ELKINS — A Parsons man and woman have admitted to firearms charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Jamie Huffman, 35, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft of firearm from federal firearm licensee. Huffman admitted to stealing several firearms from B.F. Long & Co, a ...

Making Memories

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Editor’s note: The Inter-Mountain’s annual Comfort and Joy series will continue in each edition leading up to Christmas. PARSONS — A program that offers support to several local counties by providing information to parents also presents special holiday activities to make Christmas ...

Members of the Month announced

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PHILIPPI — Anglin’s Ford Trading Post and the Barbour County Development Authority are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month in December. The Anglin’s Ford Trading Post opened in November 2016 with 17 vendors who were invited to sell their products in store-front ...

K-9 officer approved for B-UHS

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BUCKHANNON — Upshur County Board of Education members voted to sign an agreement with the Upshur County Commission and Sheriff’s Department to allow Buckhannon-Upshur High School to welcome a canine officer. Currently Cpl. Rocky Hebb, of the Sheriff’s Department, serves as a Prevention ...

West Virginia sees savings at the gas pump

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CHARLESTON — Gas prices dropped again this week in West Virginia, this time by nearly 3 cents to $2.489 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Gas prices have dropped in every state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region this week, and compared to one month ago, ...

Live nativity scene offered in Upshur County

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BUCKHANNON — Tonight, residents will have the opportunity to bundle up, take a drive and learn about the true meaning of Christmas with the First Baptist Church’s drive-through live nativity scene. Going on its fourth year, the First Baptist Church, located on Little Sand Run Road, has ...

Winter Blues Series slated to continue

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ELKINS — The Arts Center’s Winter Blues Series continues with a show set to begin at 8 p.m. this Friday. Showcasing the talents of James Moore on trumpet, Rick Matt on woodwinds, Isaac Viars on trombone, guitarist Ryan Kennedy, drummer Kyle Andrews, and bassist Chris McGraw, Duke ...