Communities

Sunset Chase 5K planned in downtown Elkins

ELKINS —The fourth annual Sunset Chase 5K Fun Run will take place in the streets of downtown Elkins at 7 p.m. Sept. 9. This family-friendly event starts and ends at the Elkins Depot and Welcome Center. Registration begins at 6 p.m.; the run will start at 7 p.m. at 315 Railroad Ave. The ...

Coin-collecting business opens in historic Beverly

BEVERLY — A new business is open and operating in historic Beverly. Cutlip Coins carries a wide variety of coins, stamps, currency, and other collectible items and is open six days a week on Main Street in Beverly. Roy Cutlip, the store owner, is a long-time coin collector. Along with ...

Chalk Art Day set in Belington

BELINGTON — Belington’s second annual Chalk Art Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 at the old music store in the middle of town. Come see what others are creating or try your hand at creating public art with sidewalk chalk and color pastels. Last year, passers-by and ...

D&E educators lead sessions at conference

ELKINS — Two Davis & Elkins College educators will lead workshops at the West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference this month in Morgantown. The conference brings together teachers and education students interested in exploring new ideas for classroom technology. Associate ...

Miss Beverly Pageant slated

BEVERLY —The 2017 Miss Beverly Pageant will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at Beverly Elementary School. Contestants include: Bailey Morgan Bishop, 15, is the daughter of Melissa Kisner and the granddaughter of Mike Riggleman and Sissy Riggleman. She has brown hair and brown eyes and will be ...

D&E’s Smith selected for internship

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College senior MacKinzie Smith is among 28 undergraduate student interns selected to participate in the 2017 WV-INBRE Summer Research Program. The 10-week program provides the students with formal research training while expanding their learning experience ...

Barbour Chamber selects members of the month

ELKINS — Allegheny Insurance offices in Elkins and Philippi are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month in July. Cindee Campbell is the vice president for agency operations in Elkins. Kevin Lambert is a personal lines client service agent situated in ...

Dutch Oven cooking class slated

BEVERLY — Tygart Valley Chapter of NWTF and Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA will host a Dutch Oven cooking class July 29 at Izaak Walton’s Clubhouse pavilion, six miles out Files Creek Road, in Beverly. The event will start around 9 a.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. All who ...

Citizens announces new president, CEO

ELKINS — Citizens Bank of West Virginia’s Board of Directors announces Nathaniel S. Bonnell, who has served as the bank’s executive vice president and chief financial officer since 2011, has recently been appointed president and CEO. Bonnell also will serve as president and CEO of ...

The roar of cycles coming to Elkins

ELKINS — The Randolph County Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to host the Gold Wing Road Riders Association of West Virginia Convention in Elkins starting Thursday and running through Saturday. Gold Wings coordinator George Murphy approached Brenda Pritt, RCCVB executive ...

Free vein screening scheduled for July 26

WESTON — Weston’s Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital will again offer free vein screenings with testing on July 26 at the hospital. The screening provides clinicians with information about the vein health of the patient and whether further treatment is needed to alleviate any problems. ...

Bridge dedication set Saturday

ELKINS — One of Elkins’ most traveled bridges will now bear the name of a 27-year-old Elkins sailor who was among 10 men killed in a boiler-room rupture aboard the USS Iwo Jima during Operation Desert Shield on Oct. 30, 1990. The 11th Street bridge, spanning the Tygart River to provide ...

McGrew to study at Library of Congress

BUCKHANNON — Paula McGrew, director of library services at West Virginia Wesleyan College, was selected to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute. Selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants, McGrew and educators from around ...

St. Joseph’s Hospital welcomes new podiatrist

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Jennifer E. Michael to the staff of The Physicians of St. Joseph’s. Michael is a podiatrist and will begin seeing patients in mid-July. “We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Michael to our physicians’ group here at St. ...

Road closures announced in Tucker County

DRYFORK — The Division of Highways recently announced the temporary road closure of Tucker County Route 1/15, Mill Run Road, for paving from 7:30 a.m. to 5p.m. today. Road closure will begin at state Route 72 intersection and end at approximately 1 mile from starting point. Also recently ...

Tucker County Senior News

Travel News Collections are being taken for the Myrtle Beach trip in September and the Christmas trip to Louisville in November. Some spaces available for both trips. If you are interested in either of these trips, call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423. Plans for a two-day/one-night trip ...

Lee receives honor in nursing

ELKINS — Although Kathryn “Kitty” Lee plans to retire from West Virginia Gastroenterology and Endoscopy in August after working more than 30 years in GI nursing, she says she just recently reached the pinnacle of her career. In May, Lee, RN, CGRN, was selected as the 2017 Society of ...