Communities

Augusta Heritage Center releases catalog

ELKINS — The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is celebrating its 44th year with an exciting line-up of instructors and expanded programming for the 2017 season. The Augusta catalog will arrive in mailboxes soon and is available online now at ...

Wesleyan to host Social Justice Week

BUCKHANNON — The WE LEAD program in the Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development at West Virginia Wesleyan College will be hosting its annual Social Justice Week beginning today and running through Friday. Social Justice Week is dedicated to education, empowerment, and ...

Growers sought for Strawberry Festival sale

CHARLESTON — Fresh, local strawberries are needed for this year’s West Virginia Strawberry Festival to stock a “Strawberry Market” during the event. The sale will take place May 20-21 of the weeklong event which begins May 13 and runs through May 21. The West Virginia Strawberry ...

Garden program taking applications

ELKINS — North Central Community Action will be taking applications for the 2017 Garden Program beginning March 31. The Garden Program was designed to help families supplement their food supply by providing seeds, plants and education on gardening. Participants will receive a voucher to ...

Kelly receives scholarship

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College sophomore Zandra Kelly will, for the second consecutive year, hold the Snowshoe Foundation Highlands Scholarship at D&E. The Snowshoe Foundation presented its gift to the scholarship program during the annual Winter Gala. Kelly, an elementary ...

Streets joins staff at Davis Medical Center

ELKINS — Family Nurse Practitioner Michelle Streets has joined the Davis Medical Center family medicine team. “Michelle’s years of experience as a nurse has given her clinical experience and expertise that you generally only see from physicians who have been in years of practice. ...

Hooked on Fishing event scheduled for weekend

ELKINS — The Randolph County Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) Expo is scheduled from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon until 5 p.m. Sunday at the Elkins High School gym. Fun activities, live entertainment, educational workshops and interactive vendor booths attract ...

Winners announced for Randolph County Young Writers Program

ELKINS — The winners of the Randolph County Young Writers 2016-2017 contest have been announced for participating grades. First-place winners’ essays were submitted to Marshall University for the state Young Writers contest. The first-place winners are invited to attend West Virginia ...

Members of the Month announced

MOOREFIELD — Carl Sears Jr. has been honored as the February 2017 Team Member of the Month for the Pilgrim’s Moorefield fresh plant. Sears works in the breast debone department on day shift and has worked for the company since August 2016. “Carl has excellent attendance and is ...

Blue & Gray mini lecture on tap

PHILIPPI — Gerald Fogg, Circuit Court Clerk, will host a tour of the historic Barbour County Courthouse as part of the Blue & Gray Reunion’s Mini Lecture Series, a new activity for the 2017 Reunion. The Mini Lecture Series is designed to highlight the rich history of Philippi as a ...

Tucker County Senior Center News

Elder law Attorney Brent Van Deysen from Morgantown will be at the Parsons Center at 6 p.m. March 22 to discuss elder law issues such as wills, trusts, nursing home issues, etc. If you would like to attend, call 304-478-2423 so officials can give him an idea of how many people to prepare ...

Upshur County School Menu

UPSHUR — The following is next week’s menus for Upshur school’s breakfasts and lunches: Daily lunch choices include fresh fruit and vegetable bar, meat alternate and milk. B-UMS and B-UHS offer a salad bar daily. Monday: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit, assorted cereals, yogurt, ...

Randolph County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Randolph County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast —No school, subject to change pending weather cancellation. Tuesday: Breakfast — No school, subject to change pending weather cancellation. Wednesday: Breakfast —Fruit and ...

Members of the Month named

BARBOUR — The Belington Medical Clinic and The Myers Clinic in Philippi have been named the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month for March. Belington Community Medical Services Association was founded in 1973 and strives to provide this area a high level of quality, ...

2017 Maple Syrup Festival is slated

PICKENS — The Pickens Improvement and Historical Society is preparing for the 33rd annual West Virginia Maple Syrup Festival March Saturday and Sunday in Pickens, deep in the hardwoods of Randolph County. The annual festival has become famous in West Virginia and surrounding states. The ...

Strawberry Festival Photography Exhibit and Contest set

BUCKHANNON — The WE LEAD program in the Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development (CCE) at West Virginia Wesleyan College will be hosting its annual Social Justice Week beginning March 20 through March 24. Social Justice Week is dedicated to education, empowerment, and ...

FFA to continue fundraiser

GASSAWAY — The West Virginia FFA State Officer team has decided to pack bags again — bags filled with food for children across the state. In 2016, West Virginia FFA raised $10,000 to purchase, package and donate food packages for Back Pack programs in West Virginia. The program was a ...

Tickets available for Chamber dinner

BUCKHANNON — Tickets are available for purchase for the 2017 annual celebration of the Buckhannon- Upshur Chamber of Commerce scheduled for 6 p.m. April 27 at The Event Center at Brushy Fork. Dinner will be prepared by Chef Dale Hawkins with Fish Hawk Acres. Dinner tickets are available for ...

Arts Center set to present the High Ridge Ramblers

ELKINS — Acclaimed mountain music trio High Ridge Ramblers will perform this Saturday at The Arts Center. The High Ridge Ramblers are Dave Bing, Andrew Dunlap and Mark Payne. With fiddle, banjo and guitar, the ensemble plays West Virginia mountain music the way they feel it. These ...