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Raymond D. Comer of Clarksburg receives a CCC Hall of Fame certificate and medallion for his late father, Raymond Comer of Shinnston.

CCC honors members at Jubilee

QUIET DELL — The Annual Spring Civilian Conservation Corps Honors Jubilee and Luncheon took place April 22 in the Dining Hall of the Quiet Dell United Methodist Church, Quiet Dell, Harrison County. A reception ran from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. CCC Displays featuring CCC Camp Hardy, Camp ...

Logan Rowan, FFA sentinel and Sanya Zickefoose, vice-president, high-five each other after participating in the FFA Regional Competitions.

FFA students win at regionals

EKLINS — The Regional FFA Career Development Events took place March 23 in Pendleton County, and Elkins High School came back victorious! Both contestants earn recognition. Sanya Zickefoose won second place in extemporaneous public speaking, and Logan Rowan earned fourth in prepared public ...

Rachel receives teaching fellowship

BUCKHANNON — Virginia “Ginny” Rachel, a 2015 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College’s Master of Fine Arts program, has been awarded the fifth annual Irene McKinney Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship. Rachel, of Princeton, received her bachelor’s degree from Concord College in 2001. ...

Popular local entertainer, Music by Dr. Chuck, will return to the annual Banquet Meeting of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce at Alderson Broaddus University May 12

Dr. Chuck to perfom at banquet

PHILIPPI — Popular local entertainer, Music by Dr. Chuck, will return to the annual Banquet Meeting of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce at Alderson Broaddus University May 12 where the featured speaker will be West Virginia’s Secretary of Commerce W. Wood “Woodie” Thrasher. A ...

Davis & Elkins College students and professors participating in Nurse Unity Day at the state Capitol in Charleston are, from left, first row, Erin Herron, Courtney Poling, Chantal Elza, Abigail Wittig, Rodnitta Miller, Joanna George, Connie Barrick, Ashley Hill, Elizabeth Arbogast, Elizabeth Williams, Brittany Thorne and Sydney Curtis; second row, Instructor of Nursing Valerie Posey, Molly Jackson, Ridgley Williams, Andrea Jones, Lindsey Pifer, Macey Bennett, Rachel Jones, Ashley Enterline, Dustin Bower, Andrea Thornhill, Danielle Vild, Tiona Kapnicky, Emily Shreve, Haley Smoot, Sarah D’Angelo, Kayla Simmons, Meagan Burgess and Associate Professor of Nursing Melissa McCoy.

D&E students attend Nurse Unity Day

ELKINS — Students in the Davis & Elkins College nursing program joined with their peers and professional nurses from throughout West Virginia to participate in Nurse Unity Day at the Capitol in Charleston. The annual event allows those in the nursing profession an opportunity to learn how ...

Elkins-Randolph County Public Library New Material

ELKINS — The Elkins-Randolph County Public Library has subscriptions to 30 magazines, including National Geographic Kids and Highlights. All of them can be checked out. The two-day spring used book sale, a fundraiser sponsored by Friends of the Library, will take place in the library ...

St. Joseph’s set to host diabetes class

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a free diabetes class from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday. The class will focus on “Meal Planning for those with Diabetes.” It will include a cooking demonstration and meal with recipes. The class is free and open to the public. It will be histed in ...

Square dances and a range of workshops will be part of the Dare to be Square weekend planned for May 19-21 in Helvetia.

Dare to be Square to return to Helvetia

ELKINS — The Dare to be Square workshop weekend is set to return to Helvetia next month, with more than 20 workshops for musicians, callers and dancers planned along with public square dances. “The goal of Dare to be Square Helvetia is to bring together people from all over the region to ...

Thomas

Thomas named enrollment vice president

ELKINS — Dr. Rosemary Thomas, a native of West Virginia and current chief operating officer for the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, has been appointed vice president of enrollment management and institutional advancement at Davis & Elkins College. She will begin her duties on July ...

Belldina

Wesleyan senior plans to teach in Tanzania

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College senior Anne Belldina, a chemistry and philosophy major and honors minor from Masontown, will be working as a secondary education science teacher in Tanzania in July through the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated ...

Competition set to create logo for the UAA

BUCKHANNON — Win $100.00, free membership to the UAA for one year and bragging rights while building up your portfolio. The competition is open to everyone. All entries must be received by May 15 to be considered. Submit a digital copy of your original logo to UpshurArts@hotmail.com and ...

Coloring

Coloring Contest Winner

McKenna Taylor is the winner of The Inter-Mountain’s Easter Coloring Contest and Pinwheels for Prevention, which was sponsored by Dairy Queen of Elkins and Marlinton, The Donut Shop in Buckhannon, Mike Ross Inc., the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library, St. Joseph’s Hospital/WVU Medicine ...

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Members of the Philip Barbour High School FBLA Club will participate in the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet.

Chamber’s banquet program announced

PHILIPPI — As they have done so many years in the past, members of the Future Business Leaders of America Club at Philip Barbour High School will “run” the door prizes during the annual banquet meeting of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce. Chamber Vice President Reg Trefethen ...

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A new management team has taken over at Colonial Place in Elkins. Members of the team are, from left, Sharon Teter, community relations manager; Diana Smith, executive director; and Michelle Barnett, resident care manager.

New management team takes over at Colonial Place

ELKINS — A new management team has taken over at Colonial Place. Leading the team will be Diana Smith, executive director. Smith started at Colonial Place as the resident care manager. Michelle Barnett, the new resident care manager, joined the Colonial Place team in February. Barnett ...

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Dr. Cindy Kolsun, president of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Elkins, the sponsoring organization for Phi Omega Mu, one of the new local sororities at D&E, meets with students at one of the recent information sessions. More than 80 students have signed up to get involved in two new sororities at D&E.

Greek Life

ELKINS — After several years hiatus, sororities are back on campus at Davis & Elkins College. More than 80 female students signed up to pledge two local sororities, both dedicated to service and the ideals of Greek life. For D&E First Lady Lisa Wood, this drive to bring back the ...

AG announces area activities

CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced scheduled events in north-central West Virginia to celebrate Money Smart Week 2017. The events are designed to remind consumers about financial literacy and educate them on ways to protect personal information. “The events during ...

Davis & Elkins College senior Emily Coffman, center, is congratulated by Dr. Barbara Sims and Dr. Brent Saindon on receiving the Barbara F. Sims Award for Year-Long Excellence in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. The award was presented to Coffman for her excellence in debate for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Coffman receives top debate award

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College junior Emily Coffman received the Barbara F. Sims Award for Year-Long Excellence in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. The award is one of two top honors of excellence presented to individuals by the Collegiate Forensics Association, a regional speech and debate ...

DMC

Raising a Flag For Organ Donation

Marlana Pennington, a resident of Junior whose husband is an organ donation recipient, spoke to the crowd on Thursday at Davis Medical Center. On Thursday, DMC celebrated the gift of life through organ donation at a flag-raising ceremony. Pennington said, ‘Sharing moments like our ...

Leadership academy applications on tap

BUCKHANNON – The Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy application deadline is approaching. West Virginia high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in attending the three-day educational camp must submit an application by May 15. This year’s Academy will take place July 11-13, ...

Upshur County School Menu

BUCKHANNON — The following is next week’s menus for Upshur school’s breakfasts and lunches: BUMS and BUHS offer a salad bar daily. Monday: Breakfast — French toast sticks, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; Lunch — Fish nuggets, green beans, creamy coleslaw, fresh ...