Communities

Woofter Given President’s Award

Barbour County Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Woofter receives the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce President’s Award from Board member and President of Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Eric Ruf.

Manchin, Capito honor vets

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., welcomed 25 Veterans from West Virginia to the nation’s capital for the eighth “Always Free Honor Flight.” Manchin provided each veteran with a Congressional Record Statement to recognize the veterans’ ...

Wesleyan student honored

Kelsie Elizabeth Krantz, a senior majoring in chemistry at West Virginia Wesleyan College, received the College Chemistry Award presented by the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh at the annual Awards Dinner May 15 at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. The award includes both a ...

Team Anytime Fitness set to host Relay For Life fundraising event

ELKINS — Relay For Life of Randolph County is set to benefit from the fundraising efforts of Anytime Fitness’ “Purple Potty” campaign. Purple pottys will be spotted in yards and businesses around Elkins in an effort from Team Anytime Fitness to raise money to help Relay For Life of ...

HAS students take trip to Boston

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School students visited Boston for their end-of-year educational field trip. While there, the students took a whale watch cruise where they saw humpbacks, experienced lightning created by the giant Van de Graff generators at the New England Science museum and ...

ABU School of Nursing alums take classroom into the community

PHILIPPI — A pair of Alderson Broaddus University School of Nursing graduates are taking their classroom work and carrying it out into the community. “While furthering my education in the BSN program, I worked on a couple of projects with a classmate about community health and ...

Exhibit slated at The Arts Center

ELKINS — From 5 to 7 p.m. on June 2, The Arts Center will present the artwork of Don Hall, T. M. Nicholas, and David Curtis at an opening reception in The Arts Center’s Great Hall. Linda Walker Roberts’ solo exhibit also opens in the Maxwell Gallery. These openings are free and open ...

BCS plans special concert

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon Choral Society will once again celebrate the Memorial Day weekend with the local community with a public concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in West Virginia Wesleyan College’s Wesley Chapel. This year the group will be adding a few new dimensions to the program. ...

Valley Head Homecoming set

VALLEY HEAD — Folks attending the Valley Head Homecoming this weekend will be treated to not only pancakes, chicken and a parade, but the appearance of three Randolph County authors whose interests are in the history of the county, its people and environs. These authors will be at the ...

EHS Project Safe Graduation activities set

ELKINS — With Elkins High School graduation fast approaching, the GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Elkins has some activities set to help celebrate the occasion. The Junior Woman’s Club would like to have the businesses and residences of Elkins to help “Paint The Town” Orange and ...

Forest Service seeks public input

PARSONS — The Cheat-Potomac Ranger District of Monongahela National Forest is seeking public input on the proposed Bowden Timber Stand Improvement Project on 373.5 acres in Randolph County, north of Bowden. Public comments will be accepted through June 9. The proposed project will release ...

100 Miles in 100 Days to step off

ELKINS — Davis Medical Center’s popular summer walking program 100 Miles in 100 Days officially steps off Memorial Day weekend and runs through Labor Day. Walking is one of the best ways to maintain healthy weight, build muscle and feel great — physically and mentally. In fact, studies ...

Barbour Chamber announces winners

PHILIPPI — The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual charity golf tournament at Bel Meadow Country Club. Tournament and prize winners were announced by Chamber President Reg Trefethen, manager of the Barbour County Development Authority. The winners of Flights A and B each ...

2017 Farming Heritage Award deadline set

LEWISBURG — Co-sponsored by the State Fair of West Virginia and West Virginia Farm Bureau, the deadline to submit a nominee for the 2017 Farming Heritage Award is Friday. This award is being offered by the State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farm Bureau. The award will be ...

Dube practicing at Davis Medical

ELKINS — Davis Medical Center recently welcomed Dr. Nirva Dube to the hospitalist team that provides a continuum of care to patients during their hospital stay. Dube comes to DMC from Camden-Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, where she worked as a hospitalist since 2015 managing ...

Local residents receive degrees from Shepherd

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Seven hundred and forty students received baccalaureate degrees during Shepherd University’s 144th Commencement on May 6. Fred T. White, senior director of business development at ABS Consulting, delivered the commencement address and also was awarded an honorary ...