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St. Joseph’s recognized for efforts

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MORGANTOWN — Seven WVU Medicine hospitals, including St. Joseph’s Hospital of Buckhannon, were recently recognized for their participation in the Donate Life West Virginia Hospital Challenge. This was a collaboration between the West Virginia Hospital Association and Donate Life West ...

More charges filed against former prosecutor

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ELKINS — Additional charges have been filed against a former Randolph County prosecuting attorney after he allegedly failed to comply with requirements of a protective order filed against him. Richard Talbott Busch, 48, of Elkins, is charged with two misdemeanor counts of violation of a ...

United Way Donation

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BEVERLY — The Randolph County United Way kicked off its annual fundraising effort with a donation from Armstrong Flooring. Each year, Armstrong Flooring contributes to United Way’s cause, which helps support a number of nonprofit agencies in Randolph County. Gary Clay, United Way ...

Former prosecutor facing charges

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ELKINS — A former Randolph County prosecuting attorney is facing charges after allegedly being involved in a domestic altercation. Richard Talbott Busch, 48, of Elkins, is charged with one misdemeanor count of domestic battery and one misdemeanor count of domestic assault. He is free on a ...

Davis & Elkins’ Wagoner leading presentation

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Philosophy Dr. Bryan Wagoner will give a presentation on his newest book, “Prophetic Interruptions: Critical Theory, Emancipation, and Religion in Paul Tillich, Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, ...

Addiction crisis costing state millions

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MORGANTOWN — Current medical and criminal justice costs incurred in fighting the national opioid crisis represent just the tip of the iceberg, says one research expert. In addition to health care costs, such as substance abuse treatment, and the costs incurred in processing an illegal drug ...

EHS choir participates in Festival of Song

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ELKINS — The Elkins High School choir has been busy over the past few weeks preparing its Christmas show. Members even performed a portion of the show Nov. 11 for a statewide television recording for the first lady’s Festival of Song at the Culture Center in Charleston, sponsored by ...

Christmas Scavenger Hunt set in Upshur County

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BUCKHANNON — In conjunction with the Upshur County Chambers of Commerce, the Visitor’s Center is gearing up for the annual Christmas Scavenger Hunt. “It’s just a way that we wanted to encourage people to get into local businesses, and know about local events that are happening,” ...

Free ‘Robin Hood’ performance scheduled Sunday at Green Bank

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GREEN BANK — A family-friendly performance of “Robin Hood” is scheduled this Sunday at the Green Bank Observatory, as a national professional theater company visits the area. The Hampstead Stage Company is a touring company based in Center Barnstead, New Hampshire, with a two-person ...

Grant County man waives hearing

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ELKINS — A Grant County man who escaped from police custody on Nov. 4 at the intersection of Rt. 92 and U.S. 33/48 in Randolph County, and was apprehended a day later, waived his preliminary hearing in Randolph County Magistrate Court. Sampson Odell IV, 33, of Gormania, waived his ...

Pleas entered in animal cruelty cases

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ELKINS — A Randolph County man who was charged after nearly three dozen animals were taken from his home entered into a plea agreement Wednesday. Randolph Stith Brent, 58, of Huttonsville, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of cruelty to animals, one misdemeanor count of no rabies ...

Randolph County Senior Center

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The following are next week’s activities at the Randolph County Senior Center: Monday: Games, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; knot tied blanket class, 9 a.m.; Tai Chi class, 10 a.m.; Arthritis Foundation exercise class, 11 a.m.; lunch served at the Elkins Manor, Harman and Mill Creek sites, 11:30 a.m., ...

‘Unsung Heroes’ Honored

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ELKINS — Several veterans who shared their stories as part of The Inter-Mountain’s inaugural Unsung Heroes series were honored Tuesday by community leaders and newspaper staff. The series, which was published weekly from Memorial Day through Veterans Day, highlighted personal stories ...

Purple Majesties host November meeting

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PARSONS — The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats hosted its November meeting Monday at The Dugout Restaurant in Parsons with 27 in attendance. Queen Mothers Debbie Cook and Carole Helmick presided over the meeting. The meeting was hosted by Duchesses Bonnie Swyter, Connie Collins, ...

County passes bond issuance for new center

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Commission unanimously approved a motion Tuesday to enact an ordinance regarding new construction at the Emerson Phares Building on the campus of the Elkins-Randolph County Airport. The ordinance is in regard to the issuance of bonds for the construction, ...