Communities

Local nurse receives leadership award

ELKINS — Emily Starks, a clinical supervisor in the Broaddus Hospital Emergency Department, was among 40 nurses honored with the Emerging Nurse Leader award by the West Virginia Future of Nursing Action Coalition. The organization’s inaugural 40 under 40 leadership campaign ...

Solo exhibition set Thursday in Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON — Cayla Skillin-Brauchle will present her solo exhibition and performance of “Data Driven” at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the Sleeth Gallery in McCuskey Hall. An artist lecture will immediately follow. Skillin-Brauchle will use data collected this week to incorporate into her ...

Christmas Committee seeks volunteers

PHILIPPI — At its last meeting, the Philippi Christmas Committee heard a report on the progress of the Christmas Concert set for Dec. 9 and the status of tree decorators. Judson Bracey reported on the concert, and said he has been in contact with the Barbour County Ministerial Association ...

Senior Life Solutions Program plans open house scheduled Nov. 9

PHILIPPI — Community members are invited to join the Senior Life Solutions Program at Broaddus Hospital for an open house from noon until 5 p.m. Nov. 9. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the program facility and ask questions while enjoying light refreshments. A special ...

Cavanaugh presents Phipps Lecture at D&E College

ELKINS — The annual William E. Phipps Religion & Philosophy Interdisciplinary Lecture drew a large group Thursday to The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum in Myles Center for the Arts on the Davis & Elkins College campus. Dr. William T. Cavanaugh delivered the lecture titled “Does ...

Upshur native returns to roots to practice medicine

BUCKHANNON — Service to community is something near and dear to Dr. Lyndsi Carpenter Cress’ heart, so returning to Upshur County to practice medicine in her hometown with Community Care of West Virginia made perfect sense. Cress began working at the Community Care of West Virginia ...

Wesleyan to host fall open houses

BUCKHANNON — The Office of Admissions at West Virginia Wesleyan College will be hosting two fall Saturday open house dates on Nov.11 and Dec. 2. All events begin at 9 a.m. with a check-in in the Emeritus Club Lobby of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts. Attending the ...

Midland Elementary wins program

ELKINS — Allegheny Insurance Services, Inc. announced Midland Elementary School as winners of their latest “Keep the Change” match donation program. The school received $1,000 in a match donation from Allegheny Insurance for their efforts. Allegheny Insurance’s latest “Keep the ...

DHS bus trip to Winter Festival of Lights set

ELKINS — Davis Health System is sponsoring a one-day bus trip to Wheeling’s Oglebay Winter Festival of Lights Dec. 2. The cost includes round trip motor coach transportation, admission to the Good Zoo and Laser Light Show, Festival of Lights guided tour and bus driver tip. The bus will ...

DOH announces road closure

The Division of Highways recently announced the temporary closure of Randolph County Route 46/1, Metzner Road, from 7:30 a.m. Monday through 5 p.m. Wednesday for box culvert replacement located seven tenths of a mile east of the intersection of county Route 46, Helvetia-Adolph Road. No ...

Tygarts Valley Middle/High School Honor Roll

Administrators at Tygarts Valley Middle/High School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Sixth grade — Abigail Arbogast, Emma Bell, Jillian Bennett, Angelina Certo, Ashley ...

Coalton Elementary School Honor Roll

Administrators at Coalton Elementary School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Third grade — Summer Bradley, Keisha Caynor, Lincoln Daetwyler, Olivia DeWeese, Kadence ...

Trinity Lutheran Church plans Reformation program

ELKINS — Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Elkins will host a special program Sunday to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The church, located at 302 1st St., will present a viewing of a movie about the Reformation Sunday afternoon, beginning at approximately 1:15 p.m. The movie ...

Buckhannon set to host a variety of Halloween events

BUCKHANNON — A variety of spooktacular events will be held throughout Buckhannon over the weekend to celebrate the Halloween holiday. A Haunted Walk Trail will be today at the Binky Poundstone Memorial River Walk. This event is being sponsored by the Stockert Youth Center. Admission for ...

Randolph County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Randolph County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — Cereal bar and string cheese, whole wheat cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; Lunch — Scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage, grape tomatoes and baby carrots, warm ...

PurpleLight West Virginia hosted in Philippi

PHILIPPI — Philippi hosted the seventh annual PurpleLight West Virginia on Sunday at the Gazebo at the Barbour County Courthouse. The event was sponsored by the West Virginia Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. PurpleLight West Virginia is one of many services being held ...

Poison Center offers Halloween safety tips

CHARLESTON — Halloween is a time for fun and treats for princes, princesses and superheroes, but experts at the West Virginia Poison Center warn parents to use caution and to keep safety in mind for their trick-or-treater. Candy When in doubt, throw it out. Inspect Halloween candy before ...

D&E student athletes to host Trunk-or-Treat

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College Fellowship of Christian Athletes group will offer a fun and safe Halloween activity for area youth. The second annual trunk-or-treat is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in The McDonnell Center parking lot on the college campus. Cars and trucks ...