Communities

FBLA students will work at chamber banquet

PHILIPPI — For several years, members of the Business Leaders of America Club at Philip Barbour High School have assisted with the distribution of door prizes (donated by Chamber members) during the Annual Banquet Meeting of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce. This year is no exception. ...

H.A.S. receives science grant

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School has won a science equipment grant from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh. The grant monies were used to purchase a science equipment cart, a high quality laboratory heat source, and a ring stand. SACP contributes to science education in ...

Catholic Charities accepting applications

ELKINS — Catholic Charities is now accepting applications for any work that homeowners may need that they do not have sufficient income for. The program will be run this summer for Randolph County. Work camps are only for needed home repairs that will ensure the safety and efficiency of ...

STEM DAY

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School hosted a STEM day recently. Students from around the area joined H.A.S. students to spend the day learning about and experimenting with water. Students in grades PK-12 were divided into groups and traveled from station to station learning and ...

D&E students slated to share experiences

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College students and faculty who recently traveled to the Holy Land and El Paso, Texas, will share their experiences and observations in a public presentation. “D&E at the Border(s)” will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in The Joni and Buck ...

God’s Closet hosting special event

ELKINS — God’s Closet will host a special, free baby mini-shop day from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at the Elkins Seventh-day Adventist Church/Highland Adventist School location at 777 Kennedy Street in Elkins. This free shop day will feature only clothes for babies ages newborn to 12 ...

Denim Day set April 24

ELKINS — Women’s Aid in Crisis is your local sexual assault program. Women’s Aid in Crisis serves an average of 150 rape victims each year with a reasonable estimate of the number of victims who actually come forward to seek any kind of assistance being about 30 percent. With that ...

Elkins City Hall News

With the fiscal year 2020 approved by council this week, the focus of business at City Hall shifts towards annexation for some council committees. On Monday, the Communications Committee will finalize plans for the first of two scheduled meetings with property owners along North Randolph ...

D&E students presenting their works

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College students will present readings of essays on topics including home, local spaces, political places, poetry and mythology at the seventh annual Writing Showcase Monday, March 25 in Booth Library. Following the theme “Writing Our World,” the event will ...

MNF seeks applicants for AmeriCorps opportunity

ELKINS — Monongahela National Forest and Appalachian Forest Heritage Area are seeking candidates to fill an AmeriCorps position focused on community development and outreach in the Marlinton area. Ideal candidates enjoy developing partnerships, educating others about our natural resources ...

Allegheny Veterinary Service offers regenerative medicine therapy

GILMAN — Allegheny Veterinary Service is now offering regenerative medicine treatments for dogs and horses. Regenerative medicine represents a variety of treatments such as stem cell, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist protein (IRAP) that work by ...

Barbour Chamber taps Members of the Month

PHILIPPI — The Barbour County Commission and the Barbour County Sheriff’s Department are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month for March. The Barbour County Commission is the governing body of the county and consists of three elected Commissioners who each ...

Youth Conservation Corps applications due by April 19

MARLINTON — The Marlinton Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest will host a Youth Conservation Corps program this summer from June 10 to Aug. 2. Enrolled high school students, ages 15-18, in Pocahontas and surrounding counties are encouraged to apply. Both boys and girls are ...

35 inducted into B-UHS National Honor Society

Thirty-five students from Buckhannon-Upshur High School were inducted as new members of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school Friday. Members were selected by the chapter’s Faculty Council for meeting high standards of scholarship, leadership, service and ...

Spring Herb Gathering set at North Bend State Park

The West Virginia Herb Association is offering a Spring Herb Gathering with day-long activities at North Bend State Park on Saturday, March 30. The group welcomes anyone interested in learning more about the ethical and responsible use of herbs. Workshops include Treasures from Trees by ...

Chamber Banquet and Awards Night scheduled in Barbour

The annual Banquet of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce has been announced for April 23 in the Blue & Gold Dining Room at Alderson Broaddus University. The yearly dinner and program is open to the public. Paid reservations must be made in advance with the Chamber office at 101 ...

Hospital gets new CT scanner

WEBSTER SPRINGS — Webster County Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the recent purchase of a new 16-slice Aquilion Lightning, Canon Medical Systems’ CT system. The state-of-the-art technology will provide whole body imaging, optimizing patient care and accelerated clinical decision ...