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RTC hosts completer reception

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ELKINS — Randolph Technical Center, in partnership with Pierpont Community and Technical College, recently honored students completing a concentration consisting of four courses with a reception. In addition to the four courses, students are required to take a NOCTI audit and complete a ...

Blue & Gray Choir preparing for annual concert

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PHILIPPI — The Blue & Gray Community Choir is once again preparing for its annual concert, a much-anticipated event of the annual Blue & Gray Reunion. The concert will be June 2 at 3 p.m. in the Philippi Baptist Church, located to the side of the Courthouse Square. There ...

‘Opportunity Zones’ tapped in local area

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ELKINS — Two area counties have been recognized as being eligible for a federal tax incentive that could promote economic growth. Gov. Jim Justice and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito announced last week that the U.S. Department of Treasury has certified 55 “Opportunity Zones” across West ...

Authors set to attend Valley Head Homecoming

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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 two Randolph County authors whose interests are in the history of the county, its people and environs. These authors will be at the Mingo ...

Tucker Board of Education honors students

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PARSONS — The Tucker County Board of Education acknowledged students who have excelled in fairs and competitions during their Monday meeting. During Math Field Day activities, numerous students were honored for their excellence in grades fourth through eighth. At the fourth-grade level, ...

TVHS Alumni seeking participants for celebration

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MILL CREEK — The Tygart Valley Alumni Association is seeking alumni to participate in various activities during the TVHS Homecoming 2018 celebration. The celebration is scheduled for the weekend of July 6-8 at Tygart Valley Middle/High School in Mill Creek. To participate in the golf ...

Elkins teenager competes in national archery tournament

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ELKINS — An Elkins High School took aim at earning a national title last weekend when she took part in the National Archery in the Schools Tournament. Jesse Tallman, an 11th-grade student at Elkins High School, recently took fifth place in the West Virginia Archery in the Schools state ...

EHS student waives hearing

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ELKINS — An Elkins High School student accused of attempting to sell and of giving marijuana to a juvenile at the school waived his preliminary hearing in Randolph County Magistrate Court. Joshua Michael Conti, 18, of Bowden, is charged with one felony count of possession of marijuana with ...

High speed chase incident headed to grand jury

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ELKINS — Probable cause for the arrest of a Randolph County man accused of leading police on a high speed chase was ruled to have been met during a preliminary hearing in Randolph County Magistrate Court. Freddie Allen Rose Jr., 27, of Valley Head, is charged with one felony count of ...

Strawberry Festival Parade dazzles

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BUCKHANNON — Downtown Buckhannon was crowded over the weekend with folks enjoying the final two days of the 77th annual West Virginia Strawberry Festival. Festival goers enjoyed specialty strawberry treats, carnival rides, craft shows, live music, an antique tractor show, entertainment and ...

Capito tells PBHS grads to ‘care for each other’

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PHILIPPI — One hundred and seventeen students from Philip Barbour High School celebrated their graduation and the completion of one chapter of their lives Friday evening during the school’s 55th commencement. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., keynote speaker, told students that in West ...

Tucker officials talk primary voter turnout

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PARSONS — The Tucker County Commission and County Clerk Sherry Simmons spoke about voter turnout in the May 8 primary election during last week’s commission meeting. Simmons explained that in a small community like Tucker County, elections are kept friendly and happy, but when only 35.42 ...

Tucker volunteer helps organize annual Run For It event

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DAVIS — For Janice Youngblood, the Tucker County Community Foundation volunteer coordinator and Run For It director, giving back to the community is something she was taught by her parents. Youngblood donates her time at the Tucker Community Foundation, performing a variety of jobs and ...

Homeschool Recognition of Achievement

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Bayli Helmick Graduates Rorry Day, Marissa Metz and Katelyn Sponaugle were honored at the first annual Tucker County Homeschool Recognition of Achievement on Saturday in Parsons. Many from the community showed their support and honor for the graduates, including ...

RTC students present to Gov. Justice

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CHARLESTON — Two Simulated Workplace Economic Development Taskforce members of Randolph Technical Center, Micah Toney and Charlie Preston, travelled to Charleston May 8-9 and presented to Gov. Jim Justice’s Chief of Staff, Sen. Michael Hall and several other of Justice’s office staff ...

Beverly man facing felony drug charge

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ELKINS — A Randolph County man is behind bars after allegedly being found in possession of marijuana. Roger Lee White Jr., 32, of Beverly, is charged with one felony count of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver. He is incarcerated at Tygart Valley Regional Jail on a $100,000 ...

State Social Studies Fair Winners

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Submitted photo Kyra Sauerwein, left, and Maddie Belan from Midland Elementary School won second place in the West Virginia State Social Studies Fair in Charleston April 27. They competed in the group anthropology division with their project titled, ‘What Emoji Are You Today?’

Award-winning video focuses on D&E

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ELKINS — Robert Peak Design, a Berkeley Springs family business, won three 2018 gold medals for video production from Muse Creative Awards, a prestigious international competition for creative professionals. One of the Peak gold medal-winning entries is a fundraising video for Davis & ...

Read-a-thon raises funding

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Randolph County school students in Pre-K through sixth grade recently enjoyed taking part in a Read for Fun and For Your School Read-a-thon sponsored by Literacy Volunteers of Randolph County. The funds raised will be used by each student’s school to purchase books or for a special ...