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Pets, owners celebrated at Woofstock

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Humane Society celebrated another successful annual Woofstock event last weekend. Pets and their owners spent the day with the RCHS during the event that focused on giving back to the community and the animals in it. Tina Vial, Board of Directors president ...

Augusta offers new concert series

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ELKINS — Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is launching a new concert series – with some performances in an outdoor venue — in celebration of its 45th summer season. Evening concerts will be presented each Tuesday and Thursday, July 24 through Aug. 9, and will ...

Carmichael, teachers’ unions square off

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CHARLESTON — A tweet Tuesday by the president of the West Virginia Senate was a topic for two teachers’ union representatives during a PEIA Taskforce subcommittee meeting Wednesday morning. The Public Outreach Subcommittee met Wednesday morning at the State Capitol Building. The ...

Nursing assistant students honored

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THOMAS — Family, friends and well-wishers gathered on the patio at Cortland Acres to celebrate the successful completion of another nursing assistant class on July 12. In addition to a certificate of completion, the students received a “Lady of the Lamp” pin to honor the founder of ...

Tucker BOE welcomes new officials

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PARSONS — A new superintendent of schools and several new board members took part in this week’s Tucker County Board of Education meeting. The new superintendent, Alicia Lambert, was formerly the principal at Davis Thomas Elementary/Middle School. She replaces Dr. Eddie Campbell, who ...

Buckhannon receives REAP funding

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BUCKHANNON — Among 31 recipients granted $85,117.72 in funding, the city of Buckhannon has been awarded a chunk of funds from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s REAP (Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan) program. Buckhannon was allotted $3,500, which will be ...

Tips to avoid ticks

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CHARLESTON — As of July 16, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) have confirmed haemaphysalis longicornis or longhorned tick’s presence in the following West Virginia counties: Tyler, Taylor, Hardy, Ritchie, Putnam, Lincoln, Monroe, Marion and Mason. While there has not been ...

Upshur County Relay for Life scheduled for Saturday

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BUCKHANNON — With statistics claiming Upshur County ranks 18th in the state for the number of patients receiving a cancer diagnosis, Upshur County Relay for Life is aiming to lower that number. “That’s not an area where we want to rank high,” said Daisy Hunt, co-chair for the annual ...

22 Shooting Match for youth scheduled for July 29

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COALTON — West Virginia Double Tap Gun Club will be host a 22 Shooting Match July 29 for youth (males and females) ages 4-16. There will be four age divisions: 4-6, 7-9, 10-13 and 14-16. The shooting match will begin at 10 a.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Home in Coalton. ...

Dealership helps schools raise funds

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ELKINS — A local car dealership has partnered with area schools at events throughout the past year to raise money. Elkins Fordland, through Ford Motor Company, helped the schools raise money by offering $20 from each test drive taken during “Drive for Your School” events. Each ...

Elkins native to appear on MTV series

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ELKINS — A former Elkins resident will be one of 22 singles trying to find love and win money in an upcoming reality television show. Twenty-four-year-old Cam Viney will take part in MTV’s “Are You the One?: Season of Fate,” the seventh season of the show, which will premier at 10 ...

Davis resident qualifies for CFSP designation

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DAVIS — Jordan Lee Fenner, CFSP, of Davis has recently qualified for the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. A number of professions grant special recognition to members upon completion of specified academic and ...

Preliminary hearing waived in drug case

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ELKINS — A Randolph County woman allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine waived her preliminary hearing in Randolph County Magistrate Court. Melissa Elaine Caprio, 28, of Elkins, is charged with one felony count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. She ...