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Elder Abuse Awareness

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Submitted photo Members of the Community Connections for Vulnerable Adults and Seniors, Community Health Team, came together at Elkins City Hall on June 11 for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The proclamation, signed by Mayor Van Broughton, proclaimed June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness ...

Randolph to begin Feed and Read Program

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Randolph County Schools will sponsor a Mobile Feed and Read program beginning July 24 and running through Aug. 6. Each weekday throughout the duration of the program a Mobile Feed and Read bus will travel throughout the county making stops in outlying communities to provide children access to ...

Spencer to be memorialized

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ELKINS — The life of Naomi Spencer, a Sites family descendent who was a tireless supporter of the effort to save the Sites Homestead, will be celebrated at the homestead in Seneca Rocks Her memory will be honored from 1-3:30 p.m. Aug, 11 at the picnic area at the Sites Homestead in Seneca ...

Dinner set at Camp Popeye July 28

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Due to circumstances not under officials’ control, the self-addressed stamped envelopes were not included in the Barbour County SURVIVOR Dinner invitation. If you would like to attend, RSVP by calling 304-457-2833 or 304-457-1631. The dinner will be at Camp Popeye July 28. Doors will open ...

D&E Art Club donates to school

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ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College Art Club is lending support to the Midland Elementary School playground project with a recent donation of a portion of the proceeds from its annual Color Run. Art Club President Cassidy Conner presented a $2,500 check to Midland Physical Education ...

BOE’s Smith looking to be an advocate

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Board of Education recently elected new officers who have high hopes for the future of Randolph County Schools. The five member board — made up of Amanda Smith, Tygart District; Lisa Wamsley, Tygart District; Janie Newlon, Cheat District; Rachel Anger, Elkins ...

Sign-up for Gypsy Moth Suppression Program underway

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CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) is urging landowners to sign up for the Cooperative State-County-Landowner (CSCL) Gypsy Moth Suppression program to help protect West Virginia’s forests. The sign-up period will run until Aug. 31. “West Virginia’s ...

WVWC partnering with Community Care

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BUCKHANNON – Beginning this fall semester, West Virginia Wesleyan College students will now have consistent health care offered as Community Care of West Virginia is being welcomed to campus. Last week, officials announced that a CCWV school-based clinic will be located in Wesleyan’s ...

Arts Center encourages everyone to learn and create

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ELKINS — The executive director of the Randolph County Community Arts Center stopped by the Elkins Rotary Club meeting to speak about the non-profit’s upcoming gigs and future endeavors on Monday. The Arts Center is described as a “welcoming and inclusive home” that encourages ...

Open house hosted at Belington Clinic

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BELINGTON — The Belington Clinic recently held an open house at 70 N. Sturmer St. in Belington. One of several association agencies, the Belington Clinic offers urgent medical care, men’s and women’s health care, geriatric and pediatric care, on-site labs, well-child exams, sports ...

Correctional officer facing felony charge

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ELKINS — A Regional Jail Authority correctional officer is facing a felony charge after allegedly instructing an inmate to touch him inappropriately. James Edward Hoffman, 22, of Elkins, is charged with one felony count of imposition of sexual acts on persons incarcerated or under ...

Public invited to attend Culture Camp activities

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PARSONS — The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma and Monongahela National Forest are hosting a Culture Camp during this week at Horseshoe Leadership Center in Tucker County. Twenty tribal youth and elders will gather with USDA Forest Service employees for a shared experience focused on ...

Elkins man charged with felony

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ELKINS — A Randolph County man is behind bars after allegedly failing to register as a sexual offender after being released from jail. Jesse Wade Himes, 54, of Elkins, is charged with one felony count of failure to register as a sexual offender. He is incarcerated at Tygart Valley Regional ...

Irish Road Bowling events set in Tucker

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DAVIS — The West Virginia Irish Road Bowling Association (WVIRBA) will host the national championship of this ancient sport Aug. 3- 5 at Blackwater Falls State Park. The public is encouraged to attend and learn. Three clubs, Boston, New York City and West Virginia, meet each year in these ...

Carr named to UA President’s List

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tanner Caleb Carr of Moorefield was named to The University of Alabama President’s List for spring 2018. A total of 11,347 students enrolled during the 2018 spring semester at UA were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the ...

Local residents earn degree from Western Governors University

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SALT LAKE CITY — The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university held its 64th (Orlando, Florida); 65th (Seattle, Washington); and 66th (Las Vegas, Nevada) commencement ceremonies earlier this year to celebrate the ...