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Dr. Joseph Reed, founder of Green Bean Day, and Alicia Rapking, Parish House director pose with cans of green beans.

Green beans celebrated

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BUCKHANNON — The second Green Bean Day celebration has begun, and events are in the works for Green Bean Weekend Aug. 10-12. Started in 2016 by Dr. Joseph Reed of Buckhannon, the events leading up to the celebration are designed to promote volunteerism, agriculture, healthy nutrition and ...

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Camp Good Grief counselors and children make crafts at last year’s camp.

Camp Good Grief slated to offer comfort to kids

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ELKINS — Planning and preparation is underway as Mountain Hospice branches prepare for the annual Camp Good Grief for children of all ages. Camp Good Grief focuses on helping children express their grief about a loss in a safe environment that offers different mechanisms for coping and ...

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Social media presentation set

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ELKINS — Jessica Shaffer, the digital marketing officer for Citizens Bank of West Virginia, will provide an overview of social media and how small businesses can utilize social networks such as Facebook to more effectively market their business. The public is invited. Shaffer’s ...

Couple arrested in murder investigation

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FRANKLIN — A man was apprehended in Pendleton County Wednesday in connection with an alleged murder in Onslow County, North Carolina. Early Lynn Isner Sr., 74, is charged with one count of murder, according to a press release from the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office. He is incarcerated ...

Chamber After Hours set for today

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ELKINS — The monthly Chamber of Commerce After Hours event is scheduled at the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library on from 4-6 p.m. today. The Elkins-Randolph County Public Library will be holding a Coffee, Color & Connect social hour to promote collaboration of local businesses. The ...

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Hearing waived in Randolph felony case

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ELKINS — A Tygart Valley Regional Jail inmate accused of snorting a pill while in a holding cell of the facility waived her preliminary hearing Wednesday in Randolph County Magistrate Court. Lisa Marie Lloyd, 37, of Mill Creek, is charged with one felony count of possession of a banned ...

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Upshur man charged with burglary

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BUCKHANNON — An Upshur County man is behind bars after allegedly stealing nearly a dozen guns from a French Creek residence. Michael Lynn Lough, 32, of Buckhannon, is charged with one felony count of daytime burglary and one felony count of grand larceny. He is incarcerated at Tygart ...

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Garrett Swecker, left, William Marks, right, and other members and leaders with Boy Scouts of America Troop 66 of Beverly gather Tuesday evening at the Elkins Fire Department to assemble flags that will decorate streets throughout Elkins.

Old Glory

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ELKINS — Area businesses and a local Boy Scouts troop have come together on a project designed to make streets throughout Elkins look more inviting. Kathy Vance said she and other business owners donated funds to purchase 24 United States flags, 22 West Virginia flags and poles that will ...

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Adaland Director Ann Serafin receives multiple awards at the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Banquet. The awards were presented by Reg Trefethen, president of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce.

Serafin receives multiple awards

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PHILIPPI — For the first time in its almost 30-year history, the members of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce nominated and elected the same member for two of its outstanding awards. Dr. Ann Serafin, executive director of Adaland, received both the 2016 Corporate Citizen of the Year ...

Senate nixes tax reform, OKs budget

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WHEELING — West Virginia Senate Republicans on Tuesday abandoned plans for tax reform, then passed a budget based on an increased revenue estimate of $4.22 billion that’s likely to get a cold reception in the House. The Senate’s move came after a House-Senate conference committee ...

Kidney donor Ian Clark’s senior picture, taken a year before he was killed in an automobile accident.

Kidney recipient honors donor

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PHILIPPI — The month of May marked 15 years since Philippi resident Angela Golden received a kidney transplant from her donor, Ian Clark. Clark was killed in an automobile accident at the age of 19; now his memory lives on in the life of Golden. Each year on the anniversary of ...

Legacy Barger named to spring dean’s list at Marietta College

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MARIETTA, OH — Marietta College’s Legacy Barger of Beverly has been named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List. Any full-time Marietta College student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.74 is recognized as a Dean’s List student for that ...

Elkins High School Honor Roll

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ELKINS — Elkins High School recently released its fourth nine weeks honor roll. Students garnering the honor are: NINTH GRADE Sierra N. Adamson, Faith W. Arbogast, Julia M. Baldwin, Eli D. Ballantyne, Zachary Barrickman, Presley S. Bates, Gabryele A. Bedford, Nathaniel T. Bennett, Morgan ...

Lions Club celebrating century of service

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ELKINS — This year, the International Lions Club is celebrating a century of service to communities around the world. The Lions Club of Elkins will be celebrating the international club’s 100 years of service, in addition to the local club’s 66 years of service at 2 p.m. Saturday at ...

Perdue doesn’t expect government shutdown

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WHEELING — West Virginia Treasurer John Perdue expects the Legislature will have a budget in place by the end of the fiscal year this month, and that lawmakers won’t touch PROMISE Scholarship funding. Perdue made his comments Wednesday while addressing high school girls attending West ...