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Davis & Elkins students earn president’s list, dean’s list

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College has released its president’s list and dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. The president’s list includes all full-time students who earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester and the dean’s list includes all full-time students with a ...

Brandywine resident graduates from Tufts

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MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, MA — John Rhodes of Brandywine graduated from Tufts University on May 19, 2019 with a degree in political science, during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured an address by award-winning actress and activist Alfre Woodard.

Learning Experience

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BUCKHANNON — A contingent of people with a variety of physical limitations feel Buckhannon has already done a lot to make the city more accessible, but those who attended the Walk a Mile in My Shoes exercise Monday saw there are is still a need for improvement. Christina Romine is blind ...

DNR kills bear near site of mauling

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TENNERTON — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources killed a black bear Friday night that came within about 900 yards of the residence where an Upshur County woman was mauled recently. The bear appeared to be an adult size bear that matched the description of the bear in the ...

Justice, officials speak out on Bloomberg

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CHARLESTON — An effort by the former mayor of New York City to pour half a billion dollars into ending coal and natural gas-fired power generation in the U.S. is not sitting well with West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and leaders of the state’s energy industry. Justice held a press ...

Ordinance meeting set in Coalton

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COALTON — The next Randolph County Commission public meeting to present a proposed unsafe properties ordinance will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Coalton Volunteer Fire Department. The Randolph County Commission will present and listen to public input on a proposed ordinance to address ...

Annual EMS door-to-door canvas slated

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The Barbour County Emergency Squad Inc. will conduct its annual door-to-door canvas to raise funds to be placed in its new ambulance and equipment fund. The canvas, which is the squad’s largest fundraising project of the year, will take place through June 13. The canvas will continue July ...

Local students graduate from Eastern Mennonite University

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HARRISONBURG, Va. — Four hundred and eighty-six students were welcomed as alumni on May 5 at Eastern Mennonite Univeristy’s 101st Commencement Ceremony. The following local students were recognized: Bekah Mongold of Mathias, Bachelor of Science in biology and minors in photography, ...

Coalton Days Sunday Best Pageant is tonight

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COALTON — The 25th annual Coalton Days Sunday Best Pageant will begin at 7 p.m. this evening in the Coalton School gymnasium. This year’s theme will be Riding into the Sunset. A total of 17 girls will be competing for several titles including Wee Miss, Mini Miss, Little Miss and ...

Girls State officially begins at D&E

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ELKINS — An abundance of enthusiasm ushered in the 77th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State at Davis & Elkins College Sunday evening. The newly sworn in citizens gathered in Myles Center for the Arts Harper-McNeeley Auditorium for an official welcome and ...

Museum founders set to be honored

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BEVERLY — The commitment to save and share the history of Randolph County came to fruition over 40 years ago with the founding of the Randolph County Museum. Now a growing museum with a rich collection reflecting our county history, the museum owes to the individuals who volunteered their ...

Elkins High School class of 1979 to host reunion

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The Elkins High School class of 1979 will be host its 40th class reunion on the weekend of June 21 and 22. On June 21, classmates will meet on the deck at Smoke On The Water, just outside of Elkins from 9 p.m. to midnight for snacks, drinks and fellowship. Elkins High School classes of 1978 ...

Discovering Downtown

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Brooke Hinzman Simone Schafler, above, makes her mark at the street graffiti event by Counter Culture Concepts during Elkins Main Street’s Discover Downtown event Saturday.

Delegates take issue to response

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CHARLESTON — In the now-year-old saga in the impeachment of several judges of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the House of Delegates filed a response to a justice’s brief before the nation’s highest court. Attorneys for the House filed a response to a brief filed with the ...

Luminaries to visit D&E for Girls State

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ELKINS — Some of West Virginia’s leading political figures will come to Davis & Elkins College this week to speak to the participants in the 77th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State. Among those to appear before the 350 rising high school seniors making ...

Brubaker passed up college life to enlist in the Air Force

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Editor’s Note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series for 2019, which features veterans in our area sharing first-hand accounts of their military service. RED CREEK — Like many teenagers, Ronald Brubaker dreamed about attending college. However, after ...

Jim Justice, Carmichael and bad blood

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There was a time when it was believed that Gov. Jim Justice and Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, were close. After last week, I’d say those days are very much over. How that plays out for the Republican Party’s control of most of state government in 2020 remains to be ...