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Food Bank distribution is today

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BRUSHY FORK — The Mountaineer Food Bank, recipient of a grant that will provide for the distribution of over 65,000 pounds of food to Upshur County families, is partnering with the Upshur County Board of Education for another distribution at The Event Center on Brushy Fork from 11 a.m. to 1 ...

John Hart Chapter DAR hosts meeting

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ELKINS — John Hart Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and guests met Oct. 8 at the Kump House to celebrate the 112th anniversary of the chapter which was chartered Oct. 1, 1907. Heather Biola, a John Hart Chapter member and granddaughter of charter member Edna Scott Kump, ...

Fath of DHS speaks to Elkins Woman’s Club

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ELKINS — Tracy Fath, vice president of Marketing and Development at Davis Health System, was the guest speaker at the October Elkins Woman’s Club Meeting. Fath brings more than 20 years experience in marketing, market research, advertising, communications and planning. Fath ...

Pitsenbarger appointed to fill 11th District vacancy

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CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice has selected John “J.R.” Pitsenbarger to fill the vacancy in the Eleventh Senatorial District. He replaces Sen. Greg Boso, R-Nicholas, who resigned Sept. 26. Pitsenbarger is the owner and operator of Pitsenbarger Farms in Nicholas County and has been a ...

Elkins proposes 21.5% sewer rate hike

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ELKINS — Elkins city officials on Wednesday afternoon released the amount of the proposed sewer rate increase that City Council will vote on Thursday evening. An increase of 21.5 percent in the rates for sewage and sewage disposal services will be voted on at Thursday’s Elkins City ...

Family’s claim throws new light on VA deaths

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PARKERSBURG - The person of interest in the suspicious deaths at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg was not a certified nursing assistant that the hospital thought it hired, according to a claim filed by the family of one of the deceased veterans. “...a fact that is very ...

VA deaths discussed in congressional hearing

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PARKERSBURG — The suspicious deaths at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg were cited Wednesday at a congressional subcommittee meeting on preventing clinical harm to veterans. Recent events in West Virginia and elsewhere were raised at the hearing streamed live of the ...

Pink Ribbon Concert Series coming to Elkins

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ELKINS — The Pink Ribbon Concert Series is coming to Elkins on Friday, Oct. 25. These concerts are sponsored by Mon Health Systems with organizational help from the West Virginia Jazz Society. The proceeds from these concerts, taking place throughout the region, are set to benefit Mon ...

New Rotary Club of Buckhannon Upshur has first meeting

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BUCKHANNON — “Congratulations and welcome to the 30 charter members of the new Rotary Club of Buckhannon Upshur, West Virginia, USA!” The email above from Rotary International makes the Rotary Club of Buckhannon Upshur officially club number 90490 in the organization. Club ...

Missing hikers found safe

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TUCKER COUNTY — On Tuesday night, two hikers in their late 60s were reported lost in the Dolly Sods area. The hikers were located Wednesday morning, having suffered no injuries. “The hikers were not taken to the hospital,” said Robert Metzger, chief of the Canaan Valley Fire ...

Coalton man facing felony charges

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ELKINS— A Coalton man is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly robbing another man. Ryan Neil Coberly, 28, is charged with armed robbery and conspiracy. His bond was set for $30,000 cash only by Randolph County Magistrate Judge Ben Shepler. According to the criminal complaint ...

Mill Creek woman charged with shoplifting

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ELKINS — A Mill Creek woman is facing a felony charge after an alleged shoplifting incident. Jennifer Fay Lambert, 32, is charged with third offense shoplifting. Her bond was set at $10,000 cash or surety by Randolph County Magistrate Judge Mike Dyer. According to the criminal complaint ...

Buckhannon man facing drug and fleeing charges

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BUCKHANNON — A Buckhannon man has been arrested on charges dating back to 2016 after he allegedly bolted from Upshur County Sheriff’s deputies attempting to serve a meth lab warrant. Derrick Junior Hardisty, 31, was charged with operating or attempting to operate a meth lab, a felony; ...

President Trump to speak at shale conference

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President Donald Trump will be coming to Pittsburgh next Wednesday. Trump will be the keynote speaker at the Shale Insight conference, a natural gas industry-related event, the Marcellus Shale Coalition reported Wednesday morning. The conference will run Oct. 23 and 24 at the David L. ...

Search for missing man to continue

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BUCKHANNON — Family members of a Buckhannon man missing since Monday morning during a big game hunting trip in Utah are traveling to the area as the search was expected to continue today. Carl Crumrine, 69, and a head mine foreman with Arch Coal, planned the hunting trip with a good friend ...

Center honors healthcare professionals

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BUCKHANNON — The Center for Women’s Health at St. Joseph’s Hospital recently honored several healthcare professionals for the valuable role that they play in women’s healthcare. Honored were Physician Assistant Katherine Keely Burnside; Certified Nurse Midwives: Sarah Hicks, Amanda ...