Communities

Wesleyan to feature special art show

BUCKHANNON — The West Virginia Wesleyan College Art Department will feature artist, activist and environmentalist John Sabraw on Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Sleeth Gallery in McCuskey Hall. The opening reception will be held from 4:30-6 p.m., and will be followed by an artist lecture at 6 ...

Hummer joins Davis Health System care teams

ELKINS — Dr. Terry S. Hummer has joined the medical care teams of Broaddus Family Care and the Better Sleep Center. Hummer, who retired from full-time medical practice in December, is looking forward to her new position which allows her to continue seeing patients, but does not mirror the ...

Elkins High School names students to Honor Roll

Administrators at Elkins High School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Ninth grade — Lucas R. Anger, Alexander R. Arbogast, Emily R. Arbogast, Noah P. Backus, David A. ...

Vandevander is promoted

ELKINS — Scott and Nypl, CPAs, A.C. is pleased to announce that Kristie Vandevander, CPA has been promoted to Managing Shareholder. Vandevander, an Elkins native and graduate of Davis & Elkins College, has been employed with Scott and Nypl CPAs, A.C. since 2007. She is experienced in ...

Unveiling of local artist’s mural set

PHILIPPI — The Barbour County Development Authority will host a public reception for the unveiling of the “General Store” mural from 2 to 4 p.m. on Jan. 29 at the 33 South Main Street office, in Philippi. The reception will be open to the public and give the community the opportunity ...

Spring semester planetarium shows announced

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College provides a wide range of educational and entertaining programs to area residents. Among that group of program offerings is the college’s planetarium, which features a series of shows, led by Dr. Tracey DeLaney, assistant professor of ...

Camp Horseshoe seeking counselors

CAMP HORSESHOE, PARSONS — College students looking to challenge themselves and grow in an environment with the power to positively impact young lives will want to check out Horseshoe Leadership Center. We’re looking for college-age students who want to use their skills, energy, and passion ...

Local students earn academic honors

SHEPHERDSTOWN — One thousand thirty-seven students were named to the Dean’s List at Shepherd University for the fall semester. Local students achieving the honor of the Dean’s List are: Christine H. Critchley of Beverly; Nevada G. Tribble and Jarrette B. Zopp of Elkins; Andrew G. Call, ...

Nursing assistants graduate from Cortland Acres

THOMAS — This is the fourth group of nursing assistants to graduate from Cortland’s CNA training program since its inception in April, 2018. While it’s the fourth class to complete the necessary training to earn a CNA certification, Cynthia Jeffers and Jennifer Lugo were the first to ...

Helpful tax tips for students

Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from KHEAA to help the process go more smoothly. Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before you file, ...

D&E hosting MLK Jr. events

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a reception, special presentation and entertainment on Jan. 21 in Myles Center for the Arts. The event is part of the Civic Dinners Project and National Discussion on King’s “Beloved Community: Bridging ...

Coalton Elementary School names students to honor roll

Administrators at Coalton Elementary School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the honor roll are: Fifth grade — Samuel Arbogast, Joshua Bodkins, Grace Collins, Hannah Currence, Tucker ...

Pageants planned in Elkins

ELKINS — The Miss Elkins Area and Outstanding Teen competition is scheduled for March 8-9 at the Gandy Dancer Theater in Elkins. The Miss and Teen winners will represent the Elkins Area in the Miss West Virginia and Outstanding Teen Pageant scheduled for June 2019 in Clarksburg. Young ...

Stockert receives $10,000 in funding

BUCKHANNON — Stockert Youth & Community Center Director Debora Brockleman received some good news recently — the Weyerhaeuser foundation awarded the center $10,000, which will go toward building the new multipurpose space. With this latest addition, the capital campaign now stands at ...

First Lady encourages students to enter contest

CHARLESTON — First Lady Cathy Justice and her Student Artist Series announced the new “Valentines to West Virginia” contest Friday. All students in the 6th grade are invited to submit a Valentine to West Virginia that shows or tells what they love most about the Mountain State. “I ...

Cortland Acres staff sets resolutions

THOMAS — Starting a new year is an opportunity to renew, restore and plan for the future. And the management at Cortland Acres took advantage of the occasion to celebrate a successful 2018 and raise the bar even higher for 2019. Toasting with sparkling grape juice, resolutions were made ...

Tygarts Valley Middle/High School announces honor roll

Administrators at Tygarts Valley Middle/High School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Sixth grade — Kendall Armstrong, Peyton Bolyard, Wade Cabaniss, Adley Felton, ...

Stonewall Jackson receives mammography certificate

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) recently received a mammography certificate of compliance after a survey through the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This inspection is performed annually at SJMH. Laura Lightner, ...

JRES student council hosts food drive

ELKINS — Jennings Randolph Elementary Student Council held a school-wide 12 Days of Christmas Food Drive. Each day had a different theme such as Canned Vegetables, Breakfast Items and Shampoo & Conditioner. With the items collected from the students, parents and staff of Jennings ...