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Scholarships available from Tucker Community Foundation

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More than 35 scholarships from the Tucker Community Foundation are available for high school and college students in Barbour, Grant, Mineral, Preston, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties in West Virginia and Garrett County, Maryland. Scholarship awards will range from $500 to $10,000 with ...

Grant writing workshop and listening tour set in Elkins

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ELKINS — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) State Arts Office will host a grant writing workshop and listening tour in Elkins on Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Randolph County Community Arts Center, 2 Park St., Elkins. The event is free and ...

Envirothon set for Canaan Valley

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CHARLESTON —The West Virginia Envirothon, the state’s premiere conservation education competition for high school students, will be held April 17-18 at Canaan Valley Resort State Park in Tucker County. Five-member teams who participate in the Envirothon explore current environmental and ...

SJMH and GSC announce partnership

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Glenville State College and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital have announced a new partnership. The two entities signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting post-secondary educational opportunities for SJMH employees, spurring economic development in Lewis and Gilmer Counties, ...

Upshur County Schools Menu

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The following is next week’s menus for Upshur County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — No school Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage and pancake on a stick, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; lunch — Chicken nuggets, parmesan broccoli, baked beans, peach ...

Plan now available for public review

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The West Virginia Traumatic Brain Injury Social Service Model Plan 2018-2019 is now out for public review and comment. The draft plan can be found at http://tbi.cedwvu.org/media/3366/wv-tbi-social-services-model-plan-2018-2019.pdf. The WV TBI Advisory Committee will be accepting public ...

Financial advisors make Honor Roll

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CHARLESTON — Fifty-two West Virginia investment professionals have been named to the sixteenth annual SMART529 Honor Roll for encouraging families to save for higher education. “West Virginia’s financial advisors play a valuable role in helping many families prepare for future costs ...

SJMH to provide Health Fair Saturday

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Saturday will be Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Day at the Glenville State College women’s and men’s basketball games in Glenville. The designation is the culmination of the collaboration between SJMH and GSC. As part of the SJMH Day, the hospital will have a gigantic health fair ...

RTC students display skills

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ELKINS — Randolph Technical Center students took part in a skills competition hosted by SkillsUSA Tuesday afternoon. RTC students displayed their abilities in fields including Crime Scene Investigation, Electrical Construction-wiring, Commercial Baking & Culinary Arts, Health ...

Reform package on the move

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CHARLESTON — The massive education omnibus bill has survived the committee process and could be passed by the House of Delegates by Thursday. Senate Bill 451 passed out of the House Finance Committee Tuesday morning with the House Education Committee’s Friday strike-and-insert amendment ...

Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Tourism CVB request funding

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ELKINS — Officials with the Elkins Depot Welcome Center and the Elkins-Randolph County Tourism CVB are requesting additional funding from Randolph County and the city of Elkins in the upcoming fiscal year. The two entities joined into one in May 2018 to focus on “the things we know are ...

WVWC student facing felonies

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BUCKHANNON — A West Virginia Wesleyan College student was arrested after the smell of marijuana emitting from a residence hall room led to the discovery of marijuana and a pistol. On Monday, the Buckhannon Police Department responded to the campus after security officers received ...

Elkins man charged with felony burglary

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ELKINS — An Elkins man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly entering a residence and removing his clothes. Charles Berton Lanham, 39, has been charged with burglary. At approximately 6:15 a.m., deputies responded to a burglary in progress on Hart Ranch Road outside of Elkins, a Tuesday ...

Kindergarten registration is beginning

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Randolph County Schools is beginning the kindergarten registration process for the 2019-2020 school year. Kindergarten application days are scheduled at each elementary school throughout the county. Children who will be 5 years old on or before June 30 and who are not currently enrolled in ...

ACP presents grants to Upshur Schools

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Amanda Hayes Atlantic Coast Pipeline presented nearly $10,000 worth of grants to Upshur County Schools Tuesday. Buckhannon-Upshur High School received $6,000 for safety and security upgrades, Rock Cave Elementary received $2,000 for its school garden and B-UHS also ...

WVSF planning underway

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BUCKHANNON — The clip-clop of hooves will echo on city streets on May 11 as horse equestrian teams, carts, carriages and individual riders proceed along the 2.5 mile route for the West Virginia Strawberry Festival Horse and Carriage Parade. Set for Saturday, May 11 at 3 p.m., this year’s ...

Buckhannon man facing felony charge

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BUCKHANNON — A Buckhannon man who was allegedly overheard saying he wanted to get revenge against a magistrate has additional charges pending in the court system from January in which he allegedly choked his girlfriend and violated a protective order against a different individual. ...

Fourth annual Green Bean Celebration planning underway

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BUCKHANNON — The organizers of the fourth annual Green Bean Celebration hosted the first planning meeting of 2019 on Feb. 5 at the First Presbyterian Church in Buckhannon. Organized in 2016 by Dr. Joseph Reed, the events leading up to the celebration are designed to promote volunteerism, ...

DMC offering unit open house

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ELKINS — Davis Medical Center is inviting the public to see the facility’s new geriatric behavioral health unit this week. Laurel Place will be hosting a ribbon cutting and open house from 1-3 p.m. Thursday. The new unit is located on the second floor of DMC, located at 812 Gorman Avenue ...

Public makes voice heard on education omnibus bill

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CHARLESTON — More than 100 parents, teachers, administrators, unions, and interest groups signed up to speak Monday in two public hearings on the now-amended senate education reform package. The House Finance Committee held two public hearings Monday — one in the morning and one in the ...