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Associates join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk

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ELKINS — Edward Jones branch associates are honored to support the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Elkins. Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s Association care, support and research programs. The ...

Elkins ceremony honors first responders

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ELKINS — To honor the roughly 3,000 individuals who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack, first responders, and area officials and residents gathered Tuesday morning. Elkins Mayor Van Broughton led the more than 30 individuals gathered around the Elkins City Hall ...

Never Forget

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SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Thousands of visitors sat in near silence Tuesday morning in Somerset County, as a pair of bells rang out with dramatic chimes. They rang 40 times, sounding to honor the passengers and crew members, who died when United Flight 93 plummeted into a vacant reclaimed strip ...

Senate sets trial dates for impeachment

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CHARLESTON — Despite an attempt by House members to propose a deal to let two justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals off the hook, all sitting justices will face trial in October and November, as well as a justice who resigned last month. The West Virginia Senate met as a ...

Art Center set to host annual Gala

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ELKINS — The Arts Center is offering individuals an evening of music, food and fun this weekend as they host their largest fundraiser of the year. The organization’s 17th annual gala fundraiser will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday. The theme of this year’s gala is “Caribbean Island ...

Beverly Elementary School students take to the polls

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BEVERLY —Young leaders at a local elementary school hope to create a positive impact on their classmates, school and community throughout this school year. Ten students at Beverly Elementary School were selected by their peers to lead and represent their Wildcat community. Kara ...

Upshur grand jury hands down indictments

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BUCKHANNON — A Buckhannon man accused of six counts of sexual assault in the first degree is one of 41 indictments handed down by an Upshur County grand jury. Joshua Brown, 35, was indicted for six counts of sexual assault in the first degree, 10 counts of sexual abuse in the first degree ...

Probable cause found in child neglect case

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ELKINS — Probable cause was ruled to have been met for the arrest of an Elkins man who was allegedly discovered asleep in a hot car containing a small child. Ian Carey McElroy, 32, is charged with one felony count of child neglect with risk of serious injury or death. He is free on a ...

Petition seeks to remove candidate from ballot

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PARKERSBURG — An attorney from Clay County is seeking to remove a candidate from the ballot in a special election for the West Virginia Supreme Court. In a petition to the state Supreme Court, Wayne King said Evan Jenkins’ law license was voluntarily made inactive from Dec. 2, 2014, until ...

Buckhannon native joins Small Business Administration

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CLARKSBURG — The U.S. Small Business Administration welcomes Lucas Payne as the Procurement Center Representative (PCR) for the Office of Government Contracting for Area II. Payne, a native of Buckhannon, has worked as a contracting professional with the Department of Defense and most ...

Emma Scott Garden Club to select fall yards

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ELKINS — Once again the Emma Scott Garden Club partnered with the Mountain State Forest Festival to choose three residential homes and one business that reflect the beauty of fall as we approach the 82nd year of this spectacular event that boasts the theme “The Majestic Roads Lead to ...

Dominion Energy offers $1M in grants

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CLARKSBURG — Dominion Energy is inviting nonprofit organizations across the company’s footprint to apply for grants of up to $25,000 each to meet critical community needs in communities. For the fourth consecutive year, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation has pledged $1 million to ...

Pitmaster Contest winners announced

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PARSONS — The Kingsford Manufacturing Plant of Parsons is reflecting on their successful second annual Pitmaster Contest, which was held during the Tucker County Fair. Competitors enjoyed a sunny day at the fair, with fierce competition, as participation doubled this year with 10 different ...

Suicide Prevention Day event set

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PHILIPPI — With suicide being defined as the 10th leading cause of death in the Unites States, a number of organizations and individuals paused Monday in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day. Among the many that participated, a public event sponsored by Senior Life Solutions was held at ...

Motions filed in impeachment hearing

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CHARLESTON — As members of the West Virginia Senate prepare to meet as a jury during the judicial impeachment pre-trial hearing today, two of three justices of the state Supreme Court of Appeals have filed motions for the acting chief justice to hear. On Friday, lawyers for Chief Justice ...

‘Drug house’ ordinance being revisited

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BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon City Council has revisited a proposed “drug house” ordinance after concerns were presented during a previous meeting calling. Buckhannon’s drafted “drug house” ordinance is largely based on Martinsburg’s law, and would allow officials to identify certain ...

District governor visits Elkins Rotary

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ELKINS — Rotary International District Governor Mike Davidson paid a visit to the Elkins Rotary Club Monday during the group’s weekly meeting. Davidson, 2018-19 district governor for District 7530 and Wheeling Rotarian, spoke to Elkins Rotarians about ways they can better the ...

Drug case going to grand jury

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ELKINS — The case against one of two area men allegedly being found in possession of drugs and a firearm will be forwarded to the Randolph County Circuit Court. Probable cause for the arrest of David Louis Deshayes, 36, of Elkins, was ruled to have been met. He is charged with one felony ...