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Randolph County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Randolph County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — Cook’s choice, whole wheat cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; Lunch — Cook’s choice, fresh fruit, garden bar and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — French toast sticks, whole ...

Mountain Lakes Preservation Alliance event scheduled

BUCKHANNON — Mountain Lakes Preservation Alliance’s Annual Meeting and Holiday Potluck will take place from 2-5 p.m. at Opportunity House in Buckhannon. Officers want your input as they elect new officers for 2019, plan the upcoming year, set goals and celebrate successes. The guest ...

Elkins High School annual Christmas concert set

ELKINS — The Elkins High Choir under the director of Liz Marshall-MacVean and accompanied by Deborah Super will present its annual Christmas concert at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in the Elkins High School theater. Admission is free and open to the public. This year’s concert will feature ...

Little Black Fork Day Use Area established

ELKINS — Monongahela National Forest has issued a permanent order prohibiting camping and being on national forest land after sundown or before sunrise in the Little Black Fork Day Use Area. Little Black Fork Day Use Area is located along County Route 6 north of Stuart Recreation Area. It ...

‘A Madcap Christmas Carol’ announced

PHILIPPI —If you think you know the story of miserly old Scrooge, think again! Madcap Puppets turns this Christmas ghost story into a fantastically funny tale, bringing your favorite Dickens characters to life with giant puppets and exciting new twists. “A Madcap Christmas Carol” ...

BCT presents ‘Miracle on 34th Street’

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon Community Theatre presents “Miracle on 34th Street,” the heartwarming holiday play based on the popular films by the same name. In the play, Kris Kringle, an old man in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy’s. Kris unleashes waves of good ...

Gas prices drop throughout the Mountain State

Gas prices in Northern West Virginia are five cents cheaper this week at $2.454 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Statewide, gas prices are about seven cents cheaper this week in West Virginia ($2.48). Refinery utilization across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast ...

BC Community Christmas Concert set

PHILIPPI — Barbour County continues to celebrate the holiday season with the second annual Barbour County Community Christmas Concert at 4 p.m. Saturday at Philippi Baptist Church across from the Barbour County Courthouse Square. Event coordinator Judson Bracey says that the final ...

TCC performances planned

“Christmas — A Season of Peace, Hope, Love and Joy!” will be brought to you in song by the Tucker Community Chorus in a series of two concerts. The first of two concerts will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Davis. The second concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. ...

Begg named Public Health Nurse of the Year

Karen Begg, RN, was name as Public Health Nurse of the Year at the West Virginia Public Health Association Conference in September at Glade Springs. Begg has been employed as nursing director at the Randolph-Elkins Health Department for more than 10 years. She also serves as assistant ...

YouthBuild North Central Mentor Group luncheon set

ELKINS — YouthBuild North Central has recently begun a mentor group comprised of alumni who have completed its program. As part of an effort to encourage more former students to get involved with the mentor group, there will be an open invitation for alumni to attend a free luncheon Dec. ...

GBEMS robotics team named state champions

On Saturday, the Green Bank Elementary Middle School’s robotics team took first place in the West Virginia First Lego League Tournament and will representing all of West Virginia (and be one of the teams representing the United States) at the World Championship Festival next ...

D&E Division of Creative Arts showcasing works

ELKINS — Students in the Davis & Elkins College Division of Creative Arts have let their energies flow creating various works throughout the semester. In celebration, the division will host an open house from noon to 2 p.m. Friday throughout the lower level of Myles Center for the ...

Health Department reminds residents to get flu vaccine

The Randolph Elkins Health Department would like to remind everyone to get their flu shot. This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week. If you have not gotten your influenza vaccine yet, it is not too late. The flu vaccine has many benefits and is the best way to resist the flu and its ...

Wesleyan bands to perform at Arts Center

ELKINS — “I started on alto saxophone at age eleven,” says Kyle Andrews, who will conduct two West Virginia Wesleyan College student bands in concert at the Randolph County Community Arts Center (RCCAC) at 7 p.m. Saturday. “I switched to drums about a year later, taught myself by ...