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AB honors alumni at Homecoming 2019

PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus University welcomed hundreds of guests to campus over the Homecoming weekend on Oct. 9-13. The annual celebration hosted a variety of events that featured renowned alumni and honored friends of Alderson Broaddus. The crowning of Homecoming King and Queen ...

Upshur Parish House awarded tax credits

BUCKHANNON — Last month, the Upshur Parish House received notification that $9,250 in tax credits has been awarded for 2019-2020. These tax credits are part of West Virginia’s Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP). Any donor wishing to participate in NIP must make a minimum contribution ...

Levine will deliver Phipps Lecture at D&E

ELKINS — Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University and author of books for adults and children, will deliver the William E. Phipps Religion & Philosophy Interdisciplinary Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in Madden Student Center, ...

Manchin presents flag to Tucker EMS

PARSONS — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., recently presented Tucker County Emergency Services Support Facility Station #2 with a U.S. flag. The following is a letter from Manchin: “I have always said what makes West Virginians some of the best people in our nation is the unwavering ...

City of Elkins Building Permits

The following building permits have been issued by the City of Elkins: Justin Terry applied for a building permit at 919 S Kerens Ave. This permit was issued for a demolition valuing $10,000. William Parks applied for a building permit at 21 Northview Dr. This permit was issued for ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following deeds were recorded in the county clerk’s office: On Sept. 24, Delores V. Conrad to Michael L. Steiger and Margaret M. Steiger, land situated in the Town of Beverly in Beverly Corporation Tax District, $8,000. On Sept. 26, Michelle L. Ratnakar to Ronald V. Davies and Melva ...

Elkins City Hall News

Next week at City Hall, you can witness and participate in the introduction of several new proposed projects. At the Personnel Committee meeting, at 1 p.m. on Monday, members will review a draft job description for an Information Services Coordinator position within the City, as well as hold ...

Manchin sends FCC speed test results

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) sent 17 letters to Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), with results from speed tests submitted by constituents from across West Virginia to highlight incorrect broadband coverage maps of West Virginia and support the ...

Volunteers sought at Adaland

PHILIPPI — From making scrumptious foods for specialty teas, to hosting those teas, to helping with various food events, to decorating for the holiday season, to greeting visitors to the house, to cleaning the house, to assisting with the Gift Shop, to washing dishes, and to many other ...

Farmers impacted by drought conditions can apply for assistance

CHARLESTON — West Virginia livestock farmers impacted by recent drought conditions may be eligible to apply for cost-share funding to help them purchase water tanks and fittings needed to provide their animals with water. Gov. Jim Justice declared a state of emergency last week because of ...

Morrisey urges college students to safeguard data in applying for financial aid

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges college-bound students to not overlook the word “free” as they prepare to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a necessary part of qualifying for financial assistance. The Attorney General reminds ...

Crites is the first woman to receive National Leadership Award

The National Hardwood Lumber Association is now recognizing women in leadership within the industry and gave its first ever “Women in Leadership” award to a West Virginia businesswoman. Patricia Crites, co-founder of Allegheny Wood Products Inc. received, posthumously, this honor at the ...

Local leaders receive awards

ELKINS — Ed Griesel was presented a Resolution by the Elkins-Randolph Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for his service on the Board from 2007-2019. “Using his quite humble style, Ed has been a leader pushing for a progressive, vibrant downtown Elkins. The Chamber appreciates ...

Elkins announces leaf pick up notice

ELKINS — Leaf pick up will begin Monday, Oct. 14. There is no set daily schedule for a ward or area; the city will go to where the heaviest concentrations of leaves are in the interests of efficiency. However, the city is implementing a new system of picking up bagged leaves within 48 ...

Golfers raise funds for agriculture education

MOOREFIELD — Dozens of golfers gathered Sept. 19 at Valley View Golf Club in Moorefield for West Virginia Farm Bureau’s 17th annual Friends of Agriculture Golf Scramble. Proceeds from the golfers’ registration directly benefited the West Virginia Farm Bureau Foundation, which focuses ...

Public input sought on Master Plan Update

WESTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is revisiting the Stonewall Jackson Lake master plan and is seeking feedback on the proposed changes to the management of the lake, resulting from public input. The master plan update, which was last updated during 1982, will ...

McClung set to Perform at October Brown Bag Concert

ELKINS — On Wednesday, Oct. 16 at noon, musician Jay McClung will perform during the Brown Bag Concert at The Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public. McClung is a singer/songwriter from Belington. Drawing inspiration from his surroundings and experiences, he weaves a local ...

Wesleyan students awarded NASA Fellowships

BUCKHANNON — The NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium awarded NASA Fellowships to 11 West Virginia Wesleyan College’s physics majors. The announcement was made by Dr. Joseph Wiest, professor of physics. “Winners are selected based on their academic record and their commitment to a ...