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Agent named to real estate 10 Best list

The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals has recognized the exceptional performance of local real estate agent Christopher Pudder as a 2019 10 Best Real Estate Professionals for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals is a third-party rating ...

Elks to begin convention today in Charleston

The Mid-Year Convention of the West Virginia Elks Association begins today in Charleston. Featured guest for the two-day convention is Robert L. Duitsman, newly elected National President of the Order of Elks. Duitsman was installed at the group’s national convention in St. Louis, Missouri ...

Morrisey to consumers: Beware spoofing scams

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning consumers to beware of a new scam that uses a practice known as spoofing to target bank cardholders with notices of fraudulent activity. Experts say spoofing is a fairly easy thing for criminals to do. In the scam, ...

Davis Medical Center No Cost Clinic is Aug. 27

ELKINS — Patients who are uninsured or underinsured (high deductible) are encouraged to register for a No Cost Clinic offered at Davis Medical Center beginning at 1 p.m. Aug. 27. The clinic is held in the outpatient family practice center. Appointments are required and can be scheduled by ...

Mountain Hospice hosts Camp Good Grief

ELKINS — Mountain Hospice hosted its annual Camp Good Grief, a free one-day camp for children who have experienced grief, at the Elkins First United Methodist Church July 30. Local children were able to enjoy a fun-filled day with activities, games, and crafts that related to the grieving ...

Four students named Honorary Commissioners of Agriculture for the Day

CHARLESTON — Four West Virginia students have been chosen as this year’s Honorary Commissioners of Agriculture for a Day. The students, ranging in age from 12 to 16, will serve during the State Fair of West Virginia, Aug. 8-17. This is the third year of the program. Each student entered ...

SJMH employees provide success

WESTON — Recently two local medical professionals were featured in an issue of Quality Improvement Organizations “Quality Insights,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The two educators were noted as West Virginia success stories. Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program ...

Philippi and AMP host McKinley

ST. MARYS — American Municipal Power Inc., along with the city of Philippi, hosted Congressman David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., for a tour of AMP’s Willow Island hydropower facility along the Ohio River. The Willow Island Hydroelectric Project is a 44 MW run-of-the-river hydroelectric power ...

Senators announce airport funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $7,547,379 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for airport improvement and ...

Screenings and activities planned

ELKINS — Speech, language and vision screenings are administered each year to all students entering Randolph County Schools for the first time from other states or counties, to all students entering kindergarten who did not participate in the pre-enrollment screening process, and to all ...

Health Needs Assessment completed

WESTON — Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) in cooperation with the Lewis County Health Department, recently completed the 2019 Lewis County Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The two groups created their first joint venture in 2013 and then again in 2016 The Community ...

Public Health Service 5K set

WESTON — Roanoke resident and U.S. Public Health Service employee Tammy Thomason is coordinating the first U.S. Public Health Service 5K Walk Run on Saturday, Aug. 17, beginning at 9 a.m. next to the Weston Fire Department and Military Museum on Center Avenue in Weston. Part of the proceeds ...

Hospitals achieve highest ranking in state

MORGANTOWN — Mon Health Medical Center and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital both achieved four-star ratings for patient experience — the highest in West Virginia –in 2019-20 quality rankings from U.S. News & World Report. In overall hospital rankings, Mon Health Medical Center ...

Entrepreneur Center set to offer free Maker Day event

PARKERSBURG — Clark Kent made changing into Superman look easy. It is challenging to transform into Iron Man, Boba Fett or Wonder Woman, but aspiring heroes and villains can find help at the WVU Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center during the 2019 Maker Day event. On Sunday, Sept. 15, from noon ...

Bonnie’s Bus Mobile Mammography Program screens its 20,000th patient

MORGANTOWN – Bonnie’s Bus performed its 20,000th screening on Aug. 2 during its visit to the Mineral County Health Department in Keyser. The Bonnie’s Bus Mobile Mammography Program began its screenings in 2009 through a donation from Jo and Ben Stater. The Bus is named in memory of Jo ...

Emma Scott Garden Club takes tour

ELKINS — Emma Scott Garden Club members were treated to a tour of three local residences and their beautiful gardens on July 18. Diverse varieties of native and imported plantings were viewed as hosts Bill Stump, Jane Hoxmeier and Suellen Gross guided members and guests on their ...

Chapter hosting Family Campout

BEVERLY — The Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA will be hosting its third annual Family Campout on the club property on Files Creek Road in Beverly. The event will start at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the pavilion and run through the morning of Sunday, Aug. 18. There is no charge for this ...

Garlick takes on role with Title IX Compliance

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College Assistant Dean of Students Kate M. Garlick has been named Title IX & Section 504 Coordinator. Garlick will serve in the dual role, working directly with students to provide strategic supervision and respond to critical incidents. As a Title IX ...