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Mary Poling and Sue Edwards, members of the Barbour County Association of School Employees, volunteer their time to set up and work the information tent for the Blue & Gray Reunion last year.

Blue & Gray Reunion needs volunteers

PHILIPPI — Mary Poling and Sue Edwards, members of the Barbour County Association of School Employees, volunteered their time last year to set up and work the information tent for the Blue & Gray Reunion. They set the tent and prepared the tables to receive reunion memorabilia. The ...

Davis & Elkins College alumnus and former trustee Hank Steinbrecher will be the featured speaker for Celebrate D&E’s Athletics at 7 p.m. Monday.

Steinbrecher set to speak at Celebrate D&E Athletics

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College alumnus and former trustee Hank Steinbrecher will be the featured speaker for Celebrate D&E’s Athletics, the focus of the second day of inauguration week activities, at 7 p.m. Monday in Myles Center for the Arts. Following the theme of “The ...

James

TV star to perform at HOFNOD

ELKINS — Randolph County Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs will welcome special guest Neal James, co-star from the Animal Planet network hit show, “Call of the Wildman,” during the 2017 expo set for this Saturday and Sunday in Elkins. James co-starred on the reality TV show alongside Ernie ...

TOPPS Awards

TOPS Recognized

A reception for new members will begin at 6 p.m. Monday in the Otterbien United Methodist Church basement. The reception is sponsored by Elkins TOPS 0235, recently recognized by National TOPS President Barbara Cady for celebrating 35 years of more than 1,820 weekly meetings and assisting area ...

Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County will host its semi-annual book sale from noon until 3 p.m. April 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21 and from 8 a.m. until noon April 22 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Social Hall, Franklin Street entrance.

Literacy Volunteers will host a book sale

BUCKHANNON — Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County will host its semi-annual book sale from noon until 3 p.m. April 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21 and from 8 a.m. until noon April 22 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Social Hall, Franklin Street entrance. There will be a wide variety of ...

DMC adds orthopedic care

BUCKHANNON — Davis Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of a new orthopedic clinic at Buckhannon Medical Care on 11 N. Locust St., Buckhannon. Dr. Walter Boardwine, orthopedic surgeon, and Carrie R. Arbogast, physician assistant are seeing patients on Fridays at the clinic. ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Due to numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

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Jim Cost and Dixie Gutmann, residents of Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center, receive the honor of being crowned Valentine King and Queen at the facility’s 2017 Valentin’s Day Ball.

ERCC crowns king and queen

ELKINS — Jim Cost and Dixie Gutmann, residents of Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center, received the honor of being crowned Valentine King and Queen at the facility’s 2017 Valentin’s Day Ball. “We are starting a new tradition at ERCC,” said Patricia Summerfield, administrator ...

Yokum

Yokum receives full college scholarship

BUCKHANNON — Upshur County resident Noah Yokum was recently awarded a full college scholarship by the EQT Foundation. The scholarship was part of the EQT Students of Excellence Program which awards scholarships on the basis of academic merit, community service and extra-curricular ...

D&E students gathering information for riverfront development

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College marketing research students are teaming up with community members to help determine their needs and ideas for development along the Elkins riverfront. The project is not only a part of their class work, but the data gathered will be used to assist a new ...

Registration on tap for 5K run/walk

BUCKHANNON — Are you ready for warmer weather? If so, join the Wellness Center at West Virginia Wesleyan College for the Sprint into Spring 5K Run/Walk on Saturday. Registration will run from 8-8:45 a.m. at the Wesleyan fountain on Camden Avenue. The race begins at 9 a.m. You may register ...

‘Super Heroes’ to be celebrated at Chamber

ELKINS — The Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce will host an awards dinner next month to celebrate “Super Heroes in Business” at the Phil Gainer Community Center. The dinner is scheduled for April 12, with social hour set to begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ...

2017 Augusta Catalog Cover

Augusta Heritage Center releases catalog

ELKINS — The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is celebrating its 44th year with an exciting line-up of instructors and expanded programming for the 2017 season. The Augusta catalog will arrive in mailboxes soon and is available online now at ...

Wesleyan to host Social Justice Week

BUCKHANNON — The WE LEAD program in the Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development at West Virginia Wesleyan College will be hosting its annual Social Justice Week beginning today and running through Friday. Social Justice Week is dedicated to education, empowerment, and ...

Growers sought for Strawberry Festival sale

CHARLESTON — Fresh, local strawberries are needed for this year’s West Virginia Strawberry Festival to stock a “Strawberry Market” during the event. The sale will take place May 20-21 of the weeklong event which begins May 13 and runs through May 21. The West Virginia Strawberry ...

Garden program taking applications

ELKINS — North Central Community Action will be taking applications for the 2017 Garden Program beginning March 31. The Garden Program was designed to help families supplement their food supply by providing seeds, plants and education on gardening. Participants will receive a voucher to ...

Snowshoe grant Kelly

Kelly receives scholarship

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College sophomore Zandra Kelly will, for the second consecutive year, hold the Snowshoe Foundation Highlands Scholarship at D&E. The Snowshoe Foundation presented its gift to the scholarship program during the annual Winter Gala. Kelly, an elementary ...

Streets

Streets joins staff at Davis Medical Center

ELKINS — Family Nurse Practitioner Michelle Streets has joined the Davis Medical Center family medicine team. “Michelle’s years of experience as a nurse has given her clinical experience and expertise that you generally only see from physicians who have been in years of practice. ...

Hooked on Fishing event scheduled for weekend

ELKINS — The Randolph County Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) Expo is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon until 5 p.m. Sunday at the Elkins High School gym. Fun activities, live entertainment, educational workshops and interactive vendor booths attract ...