Communities

Library hosting writing events

ELKINS — November is National Novel Writing Month, or Writers Month. Two special free public activities are taking place at the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library. At 6 p.m. Wednesday, eight of the area’s wordsmiths will gather at the library with interested members of the community ...

Davis & Elkins to host workshop, reading

ELKINS — The 19th annual Davis & Elkins College Writers’ Series will feature poet, educator and alumnus Doug Van Gundy. The two-day event will include a Poetry Writing Workshop set from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and a Poetry Reading and Book Signing set to last from 7:30 to 8:30 ...

Local Democrat receives recognition

ELKINS — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III joined with Democratic leaders from throughout West Virginia in honoring Gerald Simmons as one of West Virginia’s Outstanding Democrats of the Year. This Outstanding Democrat was selected by local county leaders for hard work and dedication to the ...

Upshur County Schools Menu

The following is this week’s menus for Upshur School’s breakfasts and lunches: Daily lunch choices include: fresh fruit and vegetable bar, meat alternate and milk. B-UMS and B-UHS offer a salad bar daily. Today: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and ...

Tucker County Senior News

PARSONS — The Tucker County Senior Center has a range of announcements for upcoming events. Pittsburgh Pirates baseball The Senior Center is asking seniors whether they prefer to attend an evening Pirates game or a daytime game. If it’s a day game, it will be a one-day trip, and it ...

AB physician assistants excel in examination

PHILIPPI — The 36 members of the Physician Assistant Programs 2017 graduating class achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination. “The 100 percent first-time pass rate supports Alderson Broaddus’ ability to produce quality ...

Manchin, Capito announce funds for development projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., recently announced $3,439,000 in loan and grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Water and Waste Disposal Loans and Grants. This funding will assist in improvements to the water ...

Canadian-American duo plans performance

ELKINS — Have you ever sat in a living room and enjoyed a live performance? Some say sitting on a couch or a comfortable chair in a private home in the best way to hear live music. Roots-Folk duo Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen of Canada and California will make their third appearance in ...

Substance abuse program slated at W.Va. Wesleyan

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College’s Enactus Team in conjunction with the Opportunity House, a local recovery program, will present a very powerful production on substance abuse on Wednesday in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts at 6 p.m. For the last couple ...

Elkins inviting the public to event

As a reader of the Inter-Mountain, you may already be aware that the City has been deliberating and has taken action on a proposed 1 percent municipal sales and use tax. On Nov. 2, Elkins City Council voted on the first reading of an ordinance which eliminates the manufacturing category of the ...

ABU President Barry presents annual report

PHILIPPI —Alderson Broaddus University President Dr. James “Tim” Barry presented his annual state of the university report during the November meeting of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce, which was attended by several members of the community. The luncheon meeting was held at the ...

Randolph County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Randolph County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — Fruit and waffle dunkers, whole wheat cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; Lunch — Calzone, corn, peach cup, applesauce cake, fresh fruit, garden bar and milk. Tuesday: ...

RUN FOR IT

PARSONS — More than a dozen teams lined up in the 11th annual Run For It to raise support for a variety of Randolph County nonprofit organizations and charitable causes. The race, which took place Sept. 23 in neighboring Tucker County, generated $45,124 for a variety of local programs, ...

Veterans Day Parade to step off

ELKINS — Area groups will join with the community to honor all who served during the Elkins Veterans Day Parade beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday in downtown Elkins. The event will feature bands, veterans groups and service organizations. Greeting the crowd as official parade marshals will be ...

Augusta, D&E’s Appalachian Ensemble hosting event

ELKINS — An evening of live music and dancing will celebrate two traditions today as the Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College and Appalachian Ensemble team up to present an Irish Ceili dance and old-time square dance. The event will take place in Myles Center for the Arts ...

Annual Christmas Craft Show and Bazaar planned

ELKINS — Elkins Christian Academy will host its Sixth Christmas Bazaar and Craft Show from 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 1, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2, in the school gymnasium. The students and staff want to welcome and invite the community to this show. This event is being hosted by ECA to benefit ...

Randolph County Senior Center Menu

The following is next week’s noon meals menu at the Randolph County Senior Center: Monday: Chicken pot pie, spinach salad with cheese and ranch dressing and milk. Tuesday: Steak hoagie with cheese, lettuce, tomato and mushroom on a bun, carrots, pears and milk. Wednesday: Beef stew with ...

Community Care hosting food, coat drive

BUCKHANNON — Community Care of West Virginia is working to spread cheer and embracing the spirit of giving this holiday season by hosting a food and coat drive. Community Care employees are collecting donated canned and non-perishable food items at each of its 15 health centers as well as ...

National Science Foundation issues impact statement

WASHINGTON — The National Science Foundation has prepared a draft Environmental Impact Statement for Green Bank Observatory. The EIS is designed to evaluate the proposed operational changes associated with funding constraints. Comments are being accepted for 60 days with a public meeting ...