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From left are Executive Director of Economic Initiatives Clinton Burch Clinton Burch, Micah Toney, Associate State Superintendent Dr. Kathy D’Antoni and Charlie Preston.

Two RTC students chosen to attend summit

CHARLESTON — Two students from Randolph Technical Center, Charlie Preston and Micah Toney, were chosen to represent RTC at a fall summit, Simulated Workplace Economic Development Student Taskforce, which took place in Charleston on Sept. 10-12. Students from around the state were assigned ...

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Leo graduates from WVU School of Medicine

MORGANTOWN — Dr. Alyson Leo graduated May 12 from the West Virginia University School of Medicine. Leo is a 2009 graduate of Elkins High School. In May of 2013, Leo graduated summa cum laude from the West Virginia University School of Exercise Physiology and the West Virginia Honors ...

Winans named to academy class

KINGWOOD — Erik Tyler Winans has been appointed to Class 2-17 of the Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy. Cadet Winans, son of Robert and Tonya Winans of Huttonsville, is one of 166 Cadets attending a 22-week residential course designed to help youth improve their leadership and employability ...

West Virginia Grassroots Summit coming up

BUCKHANNON — There is a movement growing in West Virginia. On Sept. 29 and 30, Upshur County Indivisible-Votes will host the West Virginia Grassroots Summit at the Event Center at Brushy Fork in Buckhannon. If you are standing up for yourself, your family or your community, this summit is ...

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The congregation participates in the Prayer of Installation and Laying on of Hands during the Service of Installation of the Rev. Laura Brekke as Benfield-Vick chaplain at Davis & Elkins College. The ceremony in Robbins Memorial Chapel was attended by the campus community, members from across the Presbytery of West Virginia, the College Chaplain Search Committee and Elkins area residents.

Brekke installed as Benfield-Vick chaplain at D&E

ELKINS — The Rev. Laura Brekke was officially installed by the Presbytery of West Virginia as the Benfield-Vick Chaplain at Davis & Elkins College. At the service, D&E President Chris A. Wood charged the congregation to both support and challenge her, while recognizing her as a ...

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Bonnie Serrett, the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center board of directors chairperson, displays some of the many items available at the newly remodeled ERCC Gift Shop, which opened to the public Thursday evening.

ERCC unveils gift shop

ELKINS — As part of their continual effort to improve service for residents, families and the local community, the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center has launched a new website and opened their newly remodeled Gift Shop to the public. On Thursday, the ERCC Auxiliary opened the ...

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Wesleyan taps next president

BUCKHANNON — On Oct. 13, Joel Thierstein, J.D., Ph.D. will be inaugurated as West Virginia Wesleyan College’s 19th president during the College’s Founders Day Convocation at Homecoming. Founders Day Convocation will begin at 3 p.m. in Wesley Chapel on the Buckhannon ...

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Elkins High School students Mason Clark, Lauren Wilmoth and Peyton Shields were recently selected as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists.

3 EHS students named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

ELKINS — The National Merit Scholarship Program announced today that three students from Elkins High School have been named semifinalists for 2018. Elkins High School would like to congratulate Mason Clark, Lauren Wilmoth and Peyton Shields on their achievements. These seniors are ...

Alderson Broaddus named to 2018 Best Colleges list

PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus was named a first-tier South Regional College, ranking 26th overall, in the 2018 U.S. & World Report Best Colleges guide. The same guide also ranked Alderson Broaddus fourth in the Best Value School category among the same South Regional College group. The ...

Citizens Bank to host free shredding event

ELKINS — Citizens Bank of West Virginia is offering free shredding to area residents during Fall Shred Fest from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at its Elkins location, 211 Third Street. The public is invited to bring up to five boxes of paper and one hard drive to shred free of charge. “It ...

Corridor H Authority supports road bond

ELKINS — The Robert C. Byrd Corridor H Highway Authority has passed a resolution supporting Gov. Jim Justice’s “Roads to Prosperity” road building initiative and encourages eligible voters in West Virginia to vote in favor of the referendum authorizing the sale of road bonds. The ...

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The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats hosted a September meeting Monday at the Stonewall Jackson Stillwaters Restaurant at the Stonewall Jackson Resort.

Elkins Purple Majesties host meeting

ROANOKE — The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats hosted a September meeting Monday at the Stonewall Jackson Stillwaters Restaurant at the Stonewall Jackson Resort with 27 in attendance. Queen Mothers Debbie Cook and Carole Helmick presided over the meeting. A tribute in memory of the ...

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Bob Evan’s Restaurant assistant manager Dave Elmore draws a ticket for the raffle at the Tygart Valley Ladies Shrine Club fundraiser.

Local club hosts raffle fundraiser

ELKINS — Bobbie Valentine, president of the Tygart Valley Ladies Shrine Club wishes to thank all of the businesses and everyone who bought tickets and helped in any way to support the children in Shriners Hospitals. Elkins Builders Supply has provided space for yard sales and hot dog ...

City of Buckhannon slated to break ground on new water tank

BUCKHANNON — The city of Buckhannon’s Water Board will break ground Thursday on a new 1.2 million gallon water tank located at the top of Victoria Street Hill, immediately adjacent to an existing 1.0 million gallon tank that will continue to serve the community. The Water Board will ...

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Eighth-grade students from Tygarts Valley Middle/High School experience a range of hands-on activities during ‘The Arts and The Earth’ field trip last week in Elkins.

Students take part in trip

ELKINS — ArtsBank, in partnership with West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, welcomed eighth-grade students from Tygarts Valley Middle/High School for the first part of their “The Arts and The Earth” field trip at Fox Forest in Elkins last week. Thanks to funding from The Clay ...