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Downtown Corn Hole Tournament

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The Inter-Mountain photos by Tim MacVean Area residents gathered during Friday night's Elkins Main Street First Friday event to participate in a corn hole tournament, one of many activities which welcomed local residents as well as Davis & Elkins College students back to the community.

State leaders push for confirmation

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CHARLESTON — Leaders in the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates are calling on the state’s senators in Washington, D.C., to quickly confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. The press conference, held Friday morning in the Senate President’s ...

Buckhannon hears parking concerns

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BUCKHANNON — Pressure has been increased on Buckhannon City Council to take action concerning parking complaints from several community members who live near West Virginia Wesleyan College’s campus. At the end of June, council was addressed by residents, who stated parking in front of ...

Visitor’s Bureau offers report

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission received an annual report for the new fiscal year from an area visitors center this week. G’na Stephens, Randolph County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau board secretary, read a letter from the organization’s board of directors president ...

Making a Splash

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FRANKLIN —The Franklin Swimming Pool went dog wild Aug. 24 to benefit Pendleton County’s homeless animals. “The seventh Annual Dog Swim event hosted by the Franklin Town Pool and Pendleton Animal Welfare (PAWS) drew 15 dogs and their owners to a splash fest,” said board chairman ...

Elkins Council tables strategic plan

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ELKINS — Elkins City Council had planned to vote on a proposed five-year strategic plan on Thursday night, but instead voted to table the ordinance until their next meeting. Earlier in Thursday’s meeting, several business owners presented council members with a letter opposing annexation ...

Buckhannon taking steps toward new tax

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BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon City Council unanimously voted Thursday night to authorize the city attorney to proceed with preparing an amendment to the city’s Home Rule Plan that could lead to the creation of a 1 percent sales tax. Mayor David McCauley explained the authorization has direct ...

Model A club bringing cars to Elkins

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission heard a funding request from a local organization for an event later this month that will bring more than 200 antique cars to Elkins. Don Trimble, representing the “Mountain Model A Club,” made the request for the “Mountain Memories” tour, ...

Elkins High soccer teams garner wins over Lincoln

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School boys soccer team earned a 2-0 win over Lincoln Thursday night in Big 10 Conference play at EHS Field. The Tigers improved to 4-3-1 overall and 2-2 in Big 10 games. “It was a good win for us,” EHS second-year coach Michael Sfameni said. “We are ...

Sheetz in Parsons set to close

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PARSONS — The Sheetz gas station and convenience store in Parsons has announced to its employees and the residents of Tucker County that it will be closing its doors officially on Sept. 26. The business has been a part of the community for years. Employees were notified about the closing ...

Woman sentenced in animal cruelty case

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ELKINS — A Randolph County woman who was facing nearly 50 charges after allegedly being found with dogs, cats and birds in unsanitary conditions, has been sentenced after entering into a plea agreement. Deborah Kay Jones, 57, of Mill Creek, was sentenced to one-and-a-half years in jail. ...

Garden Club announces raffle winner

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TENNERTON — The Fred Brooks Garden Club drew the winning name for WVU/Bird themed Raffle Basket at Festival Friday on Aug. 24. Liam Day, a smiling attendee of the Festival Friday, drew the winning ticket for the basket. Holly Green of Buckhannon was the winner of the basket filled with WVU ...

Elkins native is Lions Club leader

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ELKINS — Rob Bright, of Fort Ashby, was elected and sworn in to serve a one-year term as district governor of West Virginia of the Lions Club International at the association’s 101st International Convention, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 29 through July 2. Bright is the District 29 I ...

DAR set to promote Constitution Week

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There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a ...

Bears, blankets presented to veterans

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ELKINS — The H.W. Daniels Post 29 Ladies Auxiliary, in celebration of July 4, presented 10 patriotic bears and blankets to veterans who are residents of Colonial Place. The bears and blankets were made by the residents of Elkins Mountain School as part of their community service and ...