Communities

D&E Art Club donates to school

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College Art Club is lending support to the Midland Elementary School playground project with a recent donation of a portion of the proceeds from its annual Color Run. Art Club President Cassidy Conner presented a $2,500 check to Midland Physical Education ...

Sign-up for Gypsy Moth Suppression Program underway

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) is urging landowners to sign up for the Cooperative State-County-Landowner (CSCL) Gypsy Moth Suppression program to help protect West Virginia’s forests. The sign-up period will run until Aug. 31. “West Virginia’s ...

Open house hosted at Belington Clinic

BELINGTON — The Belington Clinic recently held an open house at 70 N. Sturmer St. in Belington. One of several association agencies, the Belington Clinic offers urgent medical care, men’s and women’s health care, geriatric and pediatric care, on-site labs, well-child exams, sports ...

Public invited to attend Culture Camp activities

PARSONS — The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma and Monongahela National Forest are hosting a Culture Camp during this week at Horseshoe Leadership Center in Tucker County. Twenty tribal youth and elders will gather with USDA Forest Service employees for a shared experience focused on ...

Irish Road Bowling events set in Tucker

DAVIS — The West Virginia Irish Road Bowling Association (WVIRBA) will host the national championship of this ancient sport Aug. 3- 5 at Blackwater Falls State Park. The public is encouraged to attend and learn. Three clubs, Boston, New York City and West Virginia, meet each year in these ...

Carr named to UA President’s List

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tanner Caleb Carr of Moorefield was named to The University of Alabama President’s List for spring 2018. A total of 11,347 students enrolled during the 2018 spring semester at UA were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the ...

Local residents earn degree from Western Governors University

SALT LAKE CITY — The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university held its 64th (Orlando, Florida); 65th (Seattle, Washington); and 66th (Las Vegas, Nevada) commencement ceremonies earlier this year to celebrate the ...

REAP Program announces more than $85,000 in grants

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has announced the recipients of the fiscal year 2019 Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) Litter Control Matching Grants. The 31 recipients were approved for $85,117.72 in grant funding. Funding for the ...

Humanities Council seeks grant proposals

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking proposals for its upcoming Sept. 1 grant deadline. Four grant categories will be offered to nonprofit organizations that support public humanities programming for West Virginia audiences. A description of each category follows: ...

Cacapon Institute awards 13 communities with ‘tree kits’

GREAT CACAPON — Cacapon Institute, through our Carla Hardy WV Project CommuniTree, has awarded 13 organizations with tree planting kits to organize community-based volunteer tree planting projects in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia in fall 2018. Thanks to funding from the U.S. EPA, ...

Homestead Association set to host WVU professors

DAILEY — The Tygart Valley Homestead Association is hosting West Virginia University’s musicology professor Dr. Travis Stimeling and Dr. Ryan Claycomb, professor of English, at the Homestead Community Center, formerly Homestead School in Dailey, at 2 p.m. Monday. The purpose of ...

17 Randolph students attend Boys State

American Legion Post 29, along with additional community donors, sponsored 17 young men to attend the 81st American Legion Mountaineer Boys State the week of June 10-16. The American Legion Mountaineer Boys State is a one-week course in the operations of government and political process. ...

VFW Post 5583 installs officers

Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Roaring Creek Post 5583, Coalton, recently conducted the installation of officers at the Post Home in Coalton. Charles T. Petrice, commander of Post 5583, conducted the installation of officers. The officers are: President Lucy Petrice, Senior Vice ...

History the focus of Beverly Heritage Days

BEVERLY — Don’t be surprised if you happen to see early settlers, Yankees, Confederates, Allies, Axis, wives and civilians from throughout the centuries on the streets of Beverly this July. No, you haven’t entered a time machine, but Beverly Heritage Days: Centuries of History does ...

Senators announce $5M in funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that West Virginia has been awarded $5,016,100 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal ...

Juried Photography Exhibit to open

ELKINS —On Friday, The Arts Center will host a free opening reception for a juried photography exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. This exhibit features the work of over 20 professional and amateur photographers. The exhibit includes works by local photographers as well as from throughout ...

Roads closed for pipeline construction

ELKINS — The USDA Forest Service has issued a closure order for WB XPress pipeline construction in Pendleton and Randolph counties. In order to protect public safety during construction activities, the order prohibits going into or being upon Monongahela National Forest lands within 200 feet ...