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Envirothon set for Canaan Valley

CHARLESTON —The West Virginia Envirothon, the state’s premiere conservation education competition for high school students, will be held April 17-18 at Canaan Valley Resort State Park in Tucker County. Five-member teams who participate in the Envirothon explore current environmental and ...

SJMH and GSC announce partnership

Glenville State College and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital have announced a new partnership. The two entities signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting post-secondary educational opportunities for SJMH employees, spurring economic development in Lewis and Gilmer Counties, ...

Upshur County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Upshur County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — No school Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage and pancake on a stick, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; lunch — Chicken nuggets, parmesan broccoli, baked beans, peach ...

Plan now available for public review

The West Virginia Traumatic Brain Injury Social Service Model Plan 2018-2019 is now out for public review and comment. The draft plan can be found at http://tbi.cedwvu.org/media/3366/wv-tbi-social-services-model-plan-2018-2019.pdf. The WV TBI Advisory Committee will be accepting public ...

Financial advisors make Honor Roll

CHARLESTON — Fifty-two West Virginia investment professionals have been named to the sixteenth annual SMART529 Honor Roll for encouraging families to save for higher education. “West Virginia’s financial advisors play a valuable role in helping many families prepare for future costs ...

SJMH to provide Health Fair Saturday

Saturday will be Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Day at the Glenville State College women’s and men’s basketball games in Glenville. The designation is the culmination of the collaboration between SJMH and GSC. As part of the SJMH Day, the hospital will have a gigantic health fair ...

Big Possum String Band set for square dance

ELKINS — The award-winning Big Possum String Band kicks off its winter tour with live old-time music for the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College monthly square dance. Set for Friday in the Creative Commons in Myles Center for the Arts, the evening will also feature ...

Oldaker named AHF Student of the Month

ELKINS — A representative from Armstrong “AHF” came Feb. 6 to present a plaque to the first ever AHF Student of the Month at Elkins High School. Taylor Oldaker, an 11th-grader, was selected for the month of January. She won a $25 gift card and was presented a plaque. When asked what ...

Cortland’s Vision 2030 endorsed

THOMAS — A monumental event for Tucker County and the region took place on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. In a signing ceremony at Cortland Acres, Western Pocahontas Properties publicly expressed its support for Cortland’s Vision 2030. As the largest private landowner in Tucker County and ...

Sharp completes Air Force training

U.S. Air Force Airman Dalton H. Sharp graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and ...

New retinal scanner helps diagnose diabetic retinopathy

ELKINS — A new technology at Davis Medical Center is designed to help those with diabetes detect diabetic retinopathy in its early stages and avoid possible complications, including blindness. Tiffany Auvil, Nurse Manager of the DMC Population Health Department said the Intelligent Retinal ...

Pritt takes position with Army Corps of Engineers

Forrest Pritt of Mabie has recently accepted a position with the Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pritt joins the Kansas City District from West Virginia University. His new position will be as a civil design engineer, with responsibilities for designing sites for future ...

DMC No-Cost Clinic offered for underinsured adults

ELKINS — Patients who are uninsured or underinsured (high deductible) are encouraged to find out more about the No-Cost Clinic offered beginning at 1 p.m. Feb. 26 at Davis Medical Center. The clinic is held in the outpatient family practice center. Appointments are required and can be ...

Randolph County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Randolph County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — Bagel, whole wheat cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; Lunch — Pizza, pinto beans, corn, apricot cup, Caesar salad, chocolate chip cookie, fresh fruit, garden bar and ...

Second annual Chocolate Friendzy set

The Friends of the Library, the Elkins Bookhounds, are sponsoring a decadent evening of chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the library. There will be homemade candies, cookies, fudge, cakes, pies and other surprises based on one simple theme: chocolate. Many ...

Upshur County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Upshur County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — Super Donut, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; lunch — Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, cinnamon apples, hash browns, whole wheat biscuit, fresh fruits/vegetables, ...

Morrisey sending $235K to consumers targeted by telemarketer

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has started the process of distributing more than $235,000 to consumers victimized by a kitchen hardware manufacturing and sales company, a business the Attorney General accused of violating the state’s consumer protection law and ...