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Upshur County Schools Menu

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The following is this week’s menus for Upshur County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Today: Breakfast — Blueberry muffin, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; lunch — Chicken nuggets, parmesan broccoli, baked beans, sliced peaches, whole wheat bread, fresh ...

Tucker County Senior Center News

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PARSONS — The Tucker County Senior Center has a range of announcements for upcoming events. Out West trip There may be a few openings for the Out West trip Aug. 21-31. Anyone who would like to be added to the list or wants more details can call 304-478-2423. The first payment is due Jan. ...

Caboose to Coffeehouse

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ELKINS — A 1937 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad caboose that once graced the back campus of Davis & Elkins College has made its way back to its former home. The caboose was most recently stationed on area residents Jim and Pat Schoonover’s lawn before being donated to Sid and Sue ...

Cold snap causing highway headaches

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Already winter-weary parts of the Midwest and East Coast are dealing with a mounting number of weather-related headaches, from highway pileups to frozen pipes and a rash of car thefts. And there’s more to come. Bitter temperatures and snow squalls have been blamed for ...

Pets need to be protected from low temps

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BUCKHANNON — As temperatures begin to plummet this weekend and remain in single digits at night into much of next week, it’s critical to protect your furry friends from the frigid weather. Accuweather senior meteorologist Tom Kines said this weekend is looking to be bitter cold with ...

WVU official working with local rehabilitation counselors

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ELKINS — A West Virginia University official met with local rehabilitation center staff members about how to ensure their clients receive proper care and services. Counselors from West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services, along with employees of WorkForce West Virginia, recently ...

Decorating with a Smile

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Submitted photo A youngster in the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA after-school program decorates cookies with creative designs Friday afternoon while participating students enjoy their winter break from studies.

People’s Choice Ballots Winner Chosen

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Jennifer McDonald, left, of Bowden, receives a $200 check from The Inter-Mountain Business Office Manager Marcia Myers Friday afternoon. Anyone who completed a People’s Choice ballot selecting their favorite area businesses, restaurants and more was ...

Crews respond to structure fire

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ELKINS — Local crews responded to a fire inside a residence in Highland Park Thursday. At 8:52 a.m., the Elkins Fire Department was called to a blaze on Highland Street, where a cooking stove caught fire, according to Chief Tom Meader. “As far as damage, it was minimal, but we had to ...

Price to retire from Davis Trust Company

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ELKINS — Hugh G. Hitchcock will be the new president of Davis Trust Company in Elkins. He succeeds President and Chief Executive Officer Michael R. Price, who will retire at the end of the year. Price has been employed by Davis Trust for more than 40 years. He was a 1971 graduate of ...

City issues Suddenlink statement

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ELKINS — Elkins Mayor Van T. Broughton issued a statement Thursday announcing the city of Elkins does not intend to pursue litigation regarding the closure of the Suddenlink Communication office in Elkins. The company had announced its intention to close the Elkins location in late October. ...

Edible plants program set Saturday at Canaan

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DAVIS — A free public program where participants can learn to identify the wild plants and trees they can eat is coming up this Saturday. Mark Chapin, from Mountaineer Wilderness LLC, will show audience members what’s in season, all the edible parts of a plant and where to find them. ...

Two school buildings purchased

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VOLGA — Bid after bid, the property of two Barbour County schools have finally been sold. Joe R. Pyle Auctions conducted sales Thursday of Volga-Century Elementary School and Mount Vernon Elementary School. Both schools closed in 2016 after the Barbour County Board of Education voted ...

Hospital leaders support organ donation

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ELKINS — Vance Jackson, CEO of Davis Health System, and Dana Gould, CEO of Broaddus Hospital, joined the Center for Organ Recovery & Education for a rose vial signing ceremony. The rose vials signed separately for Davis Medical Center and Broaddus Hospital will be placed on the ...

Kump named festival maid

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WINCHESTER, Va.— Six girls have been selected to serve as Little Maids in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCI during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 27 through May 6 in Winchester, Virginia. Camile Kump is the daughter of Amy and Cyrus Kump of Winchester. She is the ...

Elkins man facing felony

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ELKINS — A Randolph County man is facing a felony charge after allegedly attempting to steal more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from a local retail store. Brandon Edward Hepler, 31, of Elkins, is charged with one felony count of attempted grand larceny. He is free on a $25,000 cash or ...