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Brenda Moore named National Garden Clubs nominee

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OAK HILL — With nearly 175,000 men, women and children, receive the rewards of belonging to a garden club within NGC’s international network are much greater than the pleasure of growing things. Membership also provides extensive opportunities to participate in garden-related activities for ...

Elkins High School Honor Roll

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ELKINS — Administrators at Elkins High School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Ninth grade — Sierra N. Adamson, Faith W. Arbogast, Hannah L. Bailey, Julia M. ...

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Community members march Sunday through downtown Elkins to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The march began at The Arts Center and ended at the dance studio space on the third floor of the Town Center Mall in Elkins, where a program included music and speeches about the famous civil rights leader

Legacy Remembered

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ELKINS — Supporters and activists gathered on a chilly Sunday afternoon at the Elkins Community Arts Center to honor the great Martin Luther King Jr., marching through town and then gathering to remember his legacy through songs and speeches. This march marked the 19th anniversary ...

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D&E announces inauguration plans

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ELKINS — A week-long celebration of Davis & Elkins College will lead up to the inauguration of Chris Wood, the college’s 15th president. The events, all free and open to the public, will showcase D&E’s spiritual life, arts, athletics and academics. They are ...

Couple accused in auto theft

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ELKINS — A man and wife are behind bars after they allegedly stole a vehicle from an Elkins residence. Spencer Christian Zoller, 47, of Elkins, is charged with one felony count of grand larceny auto. His wife, Anna Lee Zoller, 46, of Elkins, is charged with accessory after the fact to ...

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Campers from across the state will flock to Spruce Knob this summer to participate in a nature-based, expedition-style summer camp, where they will climb mountains, traverse caves and give back through a local stewardship project.

The Mountain Institute expands program

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CIRCLEVILLE — Campers from across the state will flock to Spruce Knob this summer to participate in a nature-based, expedition-style summer camp, where they will climb mountains, traverse caves and give back through a local stewardship project. The Mountain Institute continues to ...

Upcoming health fair designed for everyone

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BEVERLY — Beverly Elementary School will host its first Health and Wellness Fair next month, with an assortment of health screenings and exhibits for all ages. The free event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 11 in the school’s gymnasium. “It’s not just for students; it’s not ...

Banquet to feature Trout Unlimited’s president

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CHARLESTON — The Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited has announced that Chris Wood, president and chief executive officer of Trout Unlimited, will be the guest speaker at the chapter’s annual fundraising banquet that will take place March 14 in Charleston. “We are very excited to ...

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Elks Lodge No. 1135 hosts an annual bowling outing for children of the West Virginia’s Children’s Home.

Elks Club treats children to special bowling outing

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ELKINS — The Elks Club of Elkins on Saturday treated the children of the West Virginia’s Children’s Home to bowling, pool and pizza at Elkins Bowling Alley. Elks Lodge No. 1135 treats the children to bowling and other activities throughout the year, including picnics and Christmas ...

After-school program set to begin this week

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BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School is beginning an after-school program called Project ISAAC (Increasing Student Achievement, Advancing Communities) starting Tuesday. The program, set to last from January through April, will run from 3 to 5 p.m. every Monday through Thursday on ...

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Stalking Awareness Month Observed

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Buckhannon Mayor Dave McCauley signed a proclamation this week making January Stalking Awareness Month in Buckhannon. From left are Women’s Aid in Crisis Sexual Assault Advocate Bobbie Cox, Women’s Aid in Crisis Domestic Violence Advocate Addie Helmick, McCauley and Upshur County Family ...

D&E College to honor MLK

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College is hosting two public events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Focusing on diversity and equality, both presentations will take place Monday in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium. Authors Tiffany Jana and Matthew Freeman will ...

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Man accused of malicious wounding

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ELKINS — A Barbour County man is behind bars after allegedly running another man over with his vehicle. Michael Steven Brewer, 34, of Belington, is charged with one felony count of malicious wounding. He is housed at Tygart Valley Regional Jail on a $25,000 cash-only bond, set by Randolph ...

Man faces malicious assault charge

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PARSONS — A Putnam County man is facing several charges after he allegedly physically assaulted a woman and burned her with a cigarette. Cody Taylor Yingst, 22, of Hurricane, is charged with one felony count of malicious assault, one misdemeanor count of battery and one misdemeanor count of ...

Martin Luther King march is canceled

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ELKINS — The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative March and Celebration, originally scheduled for sunday, has been canceled. A release sent out for the organizing group by the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce reads: “Regretfully, this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day March ...

Capito co-sponsors Safeguard Israel Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., this week co-sponsored the Safeguard Israel Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to cut off funding from the United Nations until the president certifies to Congress that the United ...

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Local star reaches international listeners

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ELKINS — A young voice from Elkins has been heard around the world, even soaring upward on a list of top 2016 artists on an international radio station based in France. Singer/songwriter Gracie Metheny is still in middle school, but her country-style vocal talent has earned local notoriety. ...

Stewart scores 1,000th point

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BUCKHANNON — Prior to their basketball game with West Liberty University this week, the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcat basketball program recognized junior forward Mari Stewart for recently scoring her 1,000th career point. The native of Templeton, Calif. scored her 1,000th point in a ...

West Virginia Wesleyan College Dean’s List

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BUCKHANNON — Local area students were named to the President’s Academic Recognition List and Dean’s List at West Virginia Wesleyan College for the 2016 fall semester. The President’s List acknowledges academic excellence among Wesleyan’s students. The criteria for inclusion on the ...