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Aaron Tippin set to perform at Barbour County Fair

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Aaron Tippin will take the stage at the Barbour County Fair at 9 p.m. on Sept.1. Tippin began his career 25 years ago — a huge career accomplishment, especially in the music business. Tippin admits that he looks at his career longevity with a little bit of amazement. “I think about ...

Belington to install new fishing dock

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BELINGTON — Belington City Council discussed the installation of a handicapped accessible floating fishing dock on the city reservoir at Laurel Mountain Thursday. The new dock will be built and assembled by American Muscle Docks & Fabrication of Wellsburg. Council will fund some of ...

End of Summer Carnival scheduled Saturday in Job

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JOB — As students head back to school and summer comes to an end, the Job Church of God is preparing for its first End of Summer Carnival Saturday. The event will feature various booths for children, games for adults, food for sale and live music,; with all of the funds raised going to ...

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Tisha Gardner comes to school Wednesday to pick up her daughter, Olivia Gardner, and nephew, Luke Thompson, after their first day back to Third Ward Elementary for the new school year.

Back in Session

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ELKINS — From learning classroom rules to getting their locker assignments, students in Randolph County Schools headed back to class Wednesday. One of the students returning to Third Ward Elementary School in Elkins was Olivia Gardner, who began fourth grade. The Inter-Mountain has ...

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Home Free will take the stage at the Barbour County Fair on Aug. 31

Home Free will perform at the Barbour Fair

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Home Free will perform at the Barbour County Fair at 8 p.m. on Aug. 31. Home Free is an American a cappella group of five vocalists, Austin Brown, Rob Lundquist, Adam Rupp, Tim Foust, and Adam Chance. Starting as a show group, they tour around 200 shows a year across the United States. ...

Search continues for missing person

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PHILIPPI — Officials in Barbour County continue to search for a missing man. Chief Deputy B.M. Carpenter, of the Barbour County Sheriff’s Department, confirmed that a search has been ongoing since Tuesday morning for Michael Anthony Johnson. Johnson was allegedly last seen around 6 p.m. ...

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Hollyn to bring unique sound to the stage

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Hollyn will perform at the Barbour County Fair at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 29. Holly Marie Miller, known by her stage name Hollyn, is a singer and songwriter of Christian music. Hollyn sings a mixture of pop, R&B, and Christian music. She was a contestant on ”American Idol” during ...

Annual corn roast set Saturday

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ELKINS — The Elkins Area Bands Auxiliary will offer its annual corn roast this weekend in the Elkins City Park. As tradition holds, the Elkins High School marching band and Elkins Middle School bands will be showcased this Saturday during the annual corn roast event. Dinners will be ...

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The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats gather for a photo during the group’s August meeting at Blackwater Falls Lodge Smokehouse Restaurant.

Purple Majesties host August meeting

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DAVIS — Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats hosted its August meeting Aug. 14 at Blackwater Falls Lodge Smokehouse Restaurant in Davis with 47 in attendance. Queen Mothers Debbie Cook and Carole Helmick presided over the meeting. Duchesses for the meeting were the Parsons ...

Randolph County teacher arrested

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ELKINS — A Randolph Technical Center teacher has been arrested and is accused of having inappropriate relationships with several of his students. Albert Robert Chewning, 37, of Elkins, is charged with one felony count of soliciting a minor via computer and two felony counts of distribution ...

DMC forms Patient Advisory Council

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ELKINS — Healthcare is moving toward patient- and family-centered care and Davis Medical Center believes it is important for healthcare providers to listen and act on what the patient and their family members have to say about their care, its delivery and its design. “We’re forming a ...

Randolph BOE hears updates

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ELKINS — Back-to-back meetings and work sessions took place Monday and Tuesday for the Randolph County Board of Education, as leaders outlined goals, took part in training for open meetings laws and heard updates as the new school year gets underway. One update provided to board members was ...

Climbing park slated to open

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DAVIS — Tucker Boulder Park is scheduled to open Aug. 25 after a four-year effort to create a free climbing venue for residents and visitors. The public is invited to stop by anytime between 1-5 p.m. to enjoy opening day festivities. The 1 p.m. ribbon cutting will be followed with climbing ...

Barbour board looks at new phone system

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PHILIPPI — The Barbour County Board of Education are considering the implementation of a new phone system in the county school system. West Side Telecommunications representatives Georgette Adams and Anthony Maholic spoke before the BOE this week, proposing that the school system’s ...

Morrisey warns students of scams

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urges college students to be wary of fake employment and internship ads when looking to earn extra money or build up work experience. Many college students seek employment to offset college costs while internships afford an ...