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CHARLESTON — What do you do if your toddler eats something in your yard at 11 a.m.? What if you brush your teeth with antibiotic ointment at 6 a.m.? What do you do if you take too much medicine at 1 a.m.? The West Virginia Poison Center provides free, confidential advice 24 hours a day, 7 ...

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 third nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Sixth grade: Joie Bell, Lindsey Bell, Dakota Branson, Lucas Bright, Charles Brown, ...

D&E students showcase their work

ELKINS — An hour-long presentation of Davis & Elkins College’s performing arts, along with displays and demonstrations of students’ work in the visual arts, will highlight the Tuesday. The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the five-day celebration marking the ...

HOSA students head to Florida for conference

ELKINS — Twelve HOSA students from the Randolph Technical Center have qualified for the International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, in June. Students from the RTC traveled to Huntington with advisor Sallie Hamrick, guidance counselor Chis Thomas and principal John Daniels. ...

HAS students participate in international fair

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School students invited friends and family into their classrooms for an International Food Fair recently. After forming teams, researching the cuisine of their chosen country and preparing traditional dishes, the students opened up their International ...

HAS students tour NRAO

GREEN BANK — Highland Adventist School students recently visited the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank to learn about radio astronomy. Students in grades pre-kindergarten to four stayed for the day to tour the radio telescopes, learn about the constellations in the ...

Blue & Gray Reunion needs volunteers

PHILIPPI — Mary Poling and Sue Edwards, members of the Barbour County Association of School Employees, volunteered their time last year to set up and work the information tent for the Blue & Gray Reunion. They set the tent and prepared the tables to receive reunion memorabilia. The ...

Steinbrecher set to speak at Celebrate D&E Athletics

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College alumnus and former trustee Hank Steinbrecher will be the featured speaker for Celebrate D&E’s Athletics, the focus of the second day of inauguration week activities, at 7 p.m. Monday in Myles Center for the Arts. Following the theme of “The ...

TV star to perform at HOFNOD

ELKINS — Randolph County Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs will welcome special guest Neal James, co-star from the Animal Planet network hit show, “Call of the Wildman,” during the 2017 expo set for this Saturday and Sunday in Elkins. James co-starred on the reality TV show alongside Ernie ...

TOPS Recognized

A reception for new members will begin at 6 p.m. Monday in the Otterbien United Methodist Church basement. The reception is sponsored by Elkins TOPS 0235, recently recognized by National TOPS President Barbara Cady for celebrating 35 years of more than 1,820 weekly meetings and assisting area ...

Literacy Volunteers will host a book sale

BUCKHANNON — Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County will host its semi-annual book sale from noon until 3 p.m. April 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21 and from 8 a.m. until noon April 22 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Social Hall, Franklin Street entrance. There will be a wide variety of ...

DMC adds orthopedic care

BUCKHANNON — Davis Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of a new orthopedic clinic at Buckhannon Medical Care on 11 N. Locust St., Buckhannon. Dr. Walter Boardwine, orthopedic surgeon, and Carrie R. Arbogast, physician assistant are seeing patients on Fridays at the clinic. ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Due to numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

ERCC crowns king and queen

ELKINS — Jim Cost and Dixie Gutmann, residents of Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center, received the honor of being crowned Valentine King and Queen at the facility’s 2017 Valentin’s Day Ball. “We are starting a new tradition at ERCC,” said Patricia Summerfield, administrator ...

Yokum receives full college scholarship

BUCKHANNON — Upshur County resident Noah Yokum was recently awarded a full college scholarship by the EQT Foundation. The scholarship was part of the EQT Students of Excellence Program which awards scholarships on the basis of academic merit, community service and extra-curricular ...

D&E students gathering information for riverfront development

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College marketing research students are teaming up with community members to help determine their needs and ideas for development along the Elkins riverfront. The project is not only a part of their class work, but the data gathered will be used to assist a new ...

Registration on tap for 5K run/walk

BUCKHANNON — Are you ready for warmer weather? If so, join the Wellness Center at West Virginia Wesleyan College for the Sprint into Spring 5K Run/Walk on Saturday. Registration will run from 8-8:45 a.m. at the Wesleyan fountain on Camden Avenue. The race begins at 9 a.m. You may register ...

‘Super Heroes’ to be celebrated at Chamber

ELKINS — The Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce will host an awards dinner next month to celebrate “Super Heroes in Business” at the Phil Gainer Community Center. The dinner is scheduled for April 12, with social hour set to begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ...