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SJMH employees provide success

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WESTON — Recently two local medical professionals were featured in an issue of Quality Improvement Organizations “Quality Insights,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The two educators were noted as West Virginia success stories. Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program ...

Philippi and AMP host McKinley

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ST. MARYS — American Municipal Power Inc., along with the city of Philippi, hosted Congressman David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., for a tour of AMP’s Willow Island hydropower facility along the Ohio River. The Willow Island Hydroelectric Project is a 44 MW run-of-the-river hydroelectric power ...

Senators announce airport funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $7,547,379 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for airport improvement and ...

Screenings and activities planned

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ELKINS — Speech, language and vision screenings are administered each year to all students entering Randolph County Schools for the first time from other states or counties, to all students entering kindergarten who did not participate in the pre-enrollment screening process, and to all ...

Trooper recovering from gunshot

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MARLINTON — A West Virginia State Police trooper from the Elkins Detachment is recovering after being shot during a shoot out in which the suspect was killed Monday evening. Media reports indicate that Trooper First Class Josh M. Tallman underwent surgery for a gunshot wound to the ...

Gov. Justice announces airport project

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BRIDGEPORT — Governor Jim Justice flew into the North Central West Virginia Airport Tuesday bringing a large announcement and commitment of funding to get the project started. The project will include a new terminal located directly off I-279, an additional 50 acres with direct taxi way ...

Building demolished to make way for new bank drive-thru

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ELKINS — A building familiar to any longtime Elkins residents has been torn down this week to make way for progress. The Citizens Bank of West Virginia is undergoing construction to build a new four-lane drive-thru. The building demolished this week, located at the corner of Third Street ...

Health Needs Assessment completed

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WESTON — Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) in cooperation with the Lewis County Health Department, recently completed the 2019 Lewis County Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The two groups created their first joint venture in 2013 and then again in 2016 The Community ...

Public Health Service 5K set

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WESTON — Roanoke resident and U.S. Public Health Service employee Tammy Thomason is coordinating the first U.S. Public Health Service 5K Walk Run on Saturday, Aug. 17, beginning at 9 a.m. next to the Weston Fire Department and Military Museum on Center Avenue in Weston. Part of the proceeds ...

Hospitals achieve highest ranking in state

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MORGANTOWN — Mon Health Medical Center and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital both achieved four-star ratings for patient experience — the highest in West Virginia –in 2019-20 quality rankings from U.S. News & World Report. In overall hospital rankings, Mon Health Medical Center ...

Entrepreneur Center set to offer free Maker Day event

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PARKERSBURG — Clark Kent made changing into Superman look easy. It is challenging to transform into Iron Man, Boba Fett or Wonder Woman, but aspiring heroes and villains can find help at the WVU Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center during the 2019 Maker Day event. On Sunday, Sept. 15, from noon ...

Emma Scott Garden Club takes tour

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ELKINS — Emma Scott Garden Club members were treated to a tour of three local residences and their beautiful gardens on July 18. Diverse varieties of native and imported plantings were viewed as hosts Bill Stump, Jane Hoxmeier and Suellen Gross guided members and guests on their ...

Chapter hosting Family Campout

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BEVERLY — The Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA will be hosting its third annual Family Campout on the club property on Files Creek Road in Beverly. The event will start at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the pavilion and run through the morning of Sunday, Aug. 18. There is no charge for this ...

Garlick takes on role with Title IX Compliance

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College Assistant Dean of Students Kate M. Garlick has been named Title IX & Section 504 Coordinator. Garlick will serve in the dual role, working directly with students to provide strategic supervision and respond to critical incidents. As a Title IX ...

Students learn at livestock show

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BUCKHANNON — Students who raise and sell animals in the annual Upshur County Youth Livestock Association Show and Sale are learning lessons in leadership, responsibility and communication that will serve them well in life. “I think one of the greatest things they learn is ...