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Leonhardt praises Perdue confirmation

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt sent his congratulates to Sonny Perdue Tuesday upon his confirmation as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by the United States Senate. “This is a crucial time for agriculture in West Virginia and the United States as a ...

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Boram joins Dr. Snuffer’s office

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WESTON — Physician assistant Elizabeth Boram has joined Weston Family Medical Care, the practice of Dr. Rob Snuffer, in Weston. She is originally from northeast Pennsylvania and received both her undergraduate and Physician Assistant Master’s degree from Lock Haven University in ...

D&E set to present ‘The Odyssey’

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ELKINS — Comedy, adventure and the reaction of a live studio audience will come together as the Davis & Elkins College Division of Creative Arts presents “The Odyssey,” today through Sunday in the Boiler House Theatre on the College campus. The play, adapted by Simon Armitage, will ...

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Market Bistro Open for Business

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The Market Bistro, located at 18 N. Kanawha St. in Buckhannon, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new business. The eatery offers a relaxing dining experience, from homestyle breakfasts to hearty lunches and dinners. Locally grown ingredients, unique ...

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Main Street Job Fair

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Vanessa Davis, general manager of Henry G’s Cafe, right, speaks with Samantha Helman about the benefits of a position at Henry G’s during a job fair organized by Elkins Main Street at the Seneca Mall on Monday afternoon.

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Epling still missing

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CANAAN VALLEY—West Virginia State Police and Tucker County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the search for Raymond E. Epling, 76, Tuesday at the Canaan Valley Fire Hall on Route 32 in Canaan Valley. State Police and Tucker County officials want to be sure that everyone has ...

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Missing man’s body found

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CANAAN VALLEY — Tucker County officials confirmed late Wednesday that they have recovered the body of Raymond E. Epling, who went missing from the Mirror Lake Drive area Sunday. Epling, 76, was found about a mile-and-a-half from the home he was visiting. His body was located in a wooded ...

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Campbell’s Market to shut down by beginning of June

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BEVERLY — A family-run market known for its selection of fresh meats will close around June 1, as the owners say they simply don’t have enough business to keep the doors open. Campbell’s Market has been part of the Beverly community since it was founded in 1946 by Charles Lee and Eloene ...

Square dances and a range of workshops will be part of the Dare to be Square weekend planned for May 19-21 in Helvetia.

Dare to be Square to return to Helvetia

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ELKINS — The Dare to be Square workshop weekend is set to return to Helvetia next month, with more than 20 workshops for musicians, callers and dancers planned along with public square dances. “The goal of Dare to be Square Helvetia is to bring together people from all over the region to ...

Blackwater Falls entry fee on tap

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DAVIS — Beginning Memorial Day weekend, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will be introducing a park fee that will affect a state park in Tucker County. Blackwater Falls State Park is one of seven West Virginia State Parks that will require an entrance fee as part of a pilot ...

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Thomas named enrollment vice president

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ELKINS — Dr. Rosemary Thomas, a native of West Virginia and current chief operating officer for the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, has been appointed vice president of enrollment management and institutional advancement at Davis & Elkins College. She will begin her duties on July ...

Cindy Nucilli, community outreach worker for the Strengthening Families Program, speaks Monday to members of the Rotary Club of Elkins. The local program at Elkins Middle School is one of only two in the state.

Strengthening Families Program the focus at Rotary

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ELKINS — A program that reaches out to Elkins Middle School students and their families is making an impact and continuing to grow, members of the Rotary Club of Elkins learned this week. Cindy Nucilli, community outreach worker for the Strengthening Families Program, shared a presentation ...

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Wesleyan senior plans to teach in Tanzania

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BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College senior Anne Belldina, a chemistry and philosophy major and honors minor from Masontown, will be working as a secondary education science teacher in Tanzania in July through the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated ...

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Rainbow Factory Event Hosted at Arts Center

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An area student waters seeds he planted at the seventh annual Rainbow Factory Monday at The Arts Center in Elkins. This year’s theme was gardening, and roughly 30 special education students from Elkins Middle School and Third Ward Elementary School attended. Many community members volunteered ...

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Officials are seeking volunteers for search

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CANAAN VALLEY – Officials in Tucker County are seeking volunteers to help search for a man who went missing early Sunday morning. A Silver Alert was issued for Raymond E. Epling, 76, who was last seen in the area of Mirror Lake in Canaan Valley at approximately 4 a.m. Sunday. He suffers from ...

After-prom event deemed to be a success

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ELKINS — For nearly a decade, students have left the Elkins High School prom and gone to an area church for food, fun and prizes. Roughly 30 EHS prom-goers went to the event — from 11 p.m. Saturday, when prom ended, until 5:30 a.m. Sunday — at the First United Methodist ...

WVU studying how it can help reinvent W.Va.

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University wants to play a vital role in helping the state reinvent itself and find a new direction, according to WVU President E. Gordon Gee. The school has commissioned the McKinsey Global Institiute to conduct a study seeking answers on how WVU can best help ...

Competition set to create logo for the UAA

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BUCKHANNON — Win $100.00, free membership to the UAA for one year and bragging rights while building up your portfolio. The competition is open to everyone. All entries must be received by May 15 to be considered. Submit a digital copy of your original logo to UpshurArts@hotmail.com and ...

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Coloring Contest Winner

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McKenna Taylor is the winner of The Inter-Mountain’s Easter Coloring Contest and Pinwheels for Prevention, which was sponsored by Dairy Queen of Elkins and Marlinton, The Donut Shop in Buckhannon, Mike Ross Inc., the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library, St. Joseph’s Hospital/WVU Medicine ...

The Inter-Mountain photo by Brooke Binns
Randolph-Tucker Children’s Advocacy Center Board of Directors member Nathaniel Bonnell, left, and RTCAC Executive Director Margot Kubichek, right, present Rebecca Vance, director of the Family Resource Network, with the 2017 Champions for Children Professional award.

Champions for Children

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ELKINS — The Randolph-Tucker Children’s Advocacy Center hosted its sixth annual Champions for Children event to recognize individuals who have been significant contributors to the organization’s progress and success. The Champions for Children recognition awards originally were ...