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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 ...

Blind dispatcher making his way

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ELKINS — A 30-plus year blind dispatching veteran is overcoming barriers to successfully continue his career. Richard Scott, who has worked for 32 years as a dispatcher at the West Virginia Division of Highways District 8 office in Elkins, is blind because of retinized pigmentosa, a disease ...

SBA chief visits W.Va. businesses

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SOUTH CHARLESTON — The voice for small businesses in the Trump administration paid a second visit to the Mountain State Tuesday to hear directly from business owners. Linda McMahon, administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), paid a visit to an SBA office in Clarksburg ...

Durbin Days Festival set to kick off today

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DURBIN — Beginning today, crowds of folks will gather to the small mountain town in Pocahontas County known as Durbin for the 31st annual Durbin Days Heritage Festival. For years, the four-day event has been a tradition among families and community members as folks enjoy the variety of ...

Rotary member details journey to Upshur

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BUCKHANNON — As members continue to get to know each other better, new member Robert Kinkaid spoke about his journey to Upshur County during Buckhannon Rotary Club’s weekly meeting Tuesday. “I could live anywhere in the world, but I choose to live here,” Kinkaid said before sharing ...

Fire destroys a Corvette in Montrose

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MONTROSE – Officials have released additional details regarding a fire that left a Chevrolet Corvette destroyed in Montrose. At approximately 9 a.m. Monday morning, crews responded to a structure, where the vehicle was being stored, located next to the Bodkin residence on Bob England Road ...

Pendleton County Relay for Life raises funding

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FRANKLIN — This year Pendleton County Relay for Life added $33,614.21 to the more than $1 million it has raised for the American Cancer Society since beginning RFL in 1999. Pendleton County has won four awards for being number one as the “highest per capita fundraiser in the state,” ...

Arts Center Offers Photo Exhibit

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Judy Van Gundy, The Arts Center board president, above right, speaks to Alan Tucker after he received Best of Show honors for his photograph ‘A Grand View,’ during Friday’s Juried Photography Exhibit, judged by Brent Kepner. Other winners were ...

Wesleyan professor refines craft

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BUCKHANNON—West Virginia Wesleyan College faculty members frequently spend their summers gathering knowledge in their discipline, conducting research with students, or attending workshops and conferences. Greg Mach spends his summers often on stage or on camera with the ultimate goal of ...

D&E welcomes new trustee

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ELKINS — Elaine H. Christ, an educator and resident of Hydes, Maryland, has been appointed to the Davis & Elkins College Board of Trustees. Her term, which began in May, will extend through June 30, 2021. With an interest in special education, Christ will serve on the board’s ...

Literacy awards are presented

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ELKINS — At the Literacy Volunteers of Randolph County annual picnic at the Elkins City Park, two students were awarded plaques that recognized their “Dedication to Learning Through Literacy.” Donna LeMasters and Susie Putzulu have met with their tutors on a regular basis for more ...

Elder Abuse Awareness

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Submitted photo Members of the Community Connections for Vulnerable Adults and Seniors, Community Health Team, came together at Elkins City Hall on June 11 for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The proclamation, signed by Mayor Van Broughton, proclaimed June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness ...

Randolph to begin Feed and Read Program

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Randolph County Schools will sponsor a Mobile Feed and Read program beginning July 24 and running through Aug. 6. Each weekday throughout the duration of the program a Mobile Feed and Read bus will travel throughout the county making stops in outlying communities to provide children access to ...