Communities

Davis & Elkins students earn president’s list, dean’s list

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College has released its president’s list and dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. The president’s list includes all full-time students who earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester and the dean’s list includes all full-time students with a ...

Brandywine resident graduates from Tufts

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, MA — John Rhodes of Brandywine graduated from Tufts University on May 19, 2019 with a degree in political science, during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured an address by award-winning actress and activist Alfre Woodard.

Annual EMS door-to-door canvas slated

The Barbour County Emergency Squad Inc. will conduct its annual door-to-door canvas to raise funds to be placed in its new ambulance and equipment fund. The canvas, which is the squad’s largest fundraising project of the year, will take place through June 13. The canvas will continue July ...

Local students graduate from Eastern Mennonite University

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Four hundred and eighty-six students were welcomed as alumni on May 5 at Eastern Mennonite Univeristy’s 101st Commencement Ceremony. The following local students were recognized: Bekah Mongold of Mathias, Bachelor of Science in biology and minors in photography, ...

Coalton Days Sunday Best Pageant is tonight

COALTON — The 25th annual Coalton Days Sunday Best Pageant will begin at 7 p.m. this evening in the Coalton School gymnasium. This year’s theme will be Riding into the Sunset. A total of 17 girls will be competing for several titles including Wee Miss, Mini Miss, Little Miss and ...

Girls State officially begins at D&E

ELKINS — An abundance of enthusiasm ushered in the 77th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State at Davis & Elkins College Sunday evening. The newly sworn in citizens gathered in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium for an official welcome and ...

Museum founders set to be honored

BEVERLY — The commitment to save and share the history of Randolph County came to fruition over 40 years ago with the founding of the Randolph County Museum. Now a growing museum with a rich collection reflecting our county history, the museum owes to the individuals who volunteered their ...

Elkins High School class of 1979 to host reunion

The Elkins High School class of 1979 will be host its 40th class reunion on the weekend of June 21 and 22. On June 21, classmates will meet on the deck at Smoke On The Water, just outside of Elkins from 9 p.m. to midnight for snacks, drinks and fellowship. Elkins High School classes of 1978 ...

Elkins City Hall News

As reported yesterday in The Inter-Mountain and across social media, Marly Hazen has resigned her position as Fourth Ward Councilor. A full press release will be issued by the city later this month. However, inquiries have already been received by the city as to how and when the seat will be ...

Road Closure

The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced the temporary road closure of Tucker County Route 26/2, also known as Granville Road, for paving. Paving will begin Monday, June 10 through Wednesday, June 12, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily beginning at milepost 0.00 and end at milepost ...

Rhododendron Girls State set to open at D&E

ELKINS — The 77th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State will bring 350 rising high school seniors to the Davis & Elkins College campus, June 9-14. The young women selected to participate in West Virginia’s premier leadership academy will dedicate the week to ...

Upshur SWA awards $1,200 to schools

All nine Upshur County Schools, with over 3,700 students, participated in a “Bounty” recycling contest as conducted by the Upshur County Solid Waste Authority in the 2018—19 school year. A total of 84,680 pounds (42.34 tons) of paper, plastics or metal cans were collected and ...

Strawberry Festival quilt show winners announced

BUCKHANNON — The Quilters at Heart Guild and the Upshur County CEOS wish to thank everyone who participated in and visited the West Virginia Strawberry Festival Quilt Show. Over 600 people enjoyed the colorful array of 89 entries which were judged by Amy Pabst. The winners are as ...

Cortland Acres graduates four CNA students

THOMAS — Family, friends and well-wishers gathered at Cortland Acres on Thursday evening, May 23 to witness another class of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) students graduate. The graduation ceremony and pinning of Florence Nightingale “Lady of the Lamp” pin marks the successful ...

Four graduate from HAS

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School celebrated high school graduation for four seniors recently. All four students were honor graduates. The keynote speaker was Kevin Hostetler, owner of Randolph Funeral Home and father of one of the graduates. Each member of the all-female class has ...

Davis Medical Center Men’s Health Night is June 20

ELKINS — Surveys show that men are less likely than women to go to a physician for routine care and important health screenings. Davis Medical Center is offering men over the age of 50 an opportunity to learn how to stay on top of health issues and ways to prevent illnesses during the Men’s ...

Harman graduate receives D&E scholarship

ELKINS — Harman High School graduate Kyle Clements received a Regional Highlands Scholarship to Davis & Elkins College during the school’s Commencement Ceremony. The award, totaling $76,000 over four years, was presented by D&E Enrollment Adviser Megan Walters. The ...

Area students earn academic recognition at West Virginia Wesleyan

BUCKHANNON — Area students have earned academic recognition at West Virginia Wesleyan College for the classroom performance during the 2019 spring semester. Students who were named to the President’s List are: Brandon Ayers, John Antolini, Shania Clack, Madison Crickard, Lisa Fidler, ...