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Amendment 1 passes narrowly

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CHARLESTON — While one of the amendments to the West Virginia Constitution on the ballot received overwhelming support from voters Tuesday night, another amendment passed by a narrow margin. Voters approved Amendment 1, adding language to the state constitution making clear there is no ...

Write-in candidate defeats Tucker Commissioner

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PARSONS — A write-in candidate defeated the Tucker County Commission president Tuesday, avenging a close loss in the Democratic primary in May. Fred Davis, who lost by a handful of votes in the primary, received 1,852 write-in votes Tuesday, defeating Diane Hinkle, who earned 1,201, ...

Helmick wins Pocahontas Commission seat

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MARLINTON — Longtime politician Walt Helmick was elected to the Pocahontas County Commission Tuesday, running unopposed, receiving 2,075 votes. Helmick, a Democrat, most recently served as the state commissioner of agriculture, elected for one term in 2012. Before that, he represented the ...

Miley earns Grant Commission seat

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PETERSBURG — Scotty Miley, a Republican from Petersburg, recorded an overwhelming victory in the race for a Grant County Commission seat Tuesday. Miley earned 3,122 votes, or 86.87 percent, while Libertarian challenger Bryan J. Shreve, from Petersburg, tallied 472 votes, or 13.13 percent, ...

Hardy ambulance levy passes

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MOOREFIELD — Hardy County voters passed a levy for emergency ambulance service Tuesday. The five-year levy, which will raise $1,276,931 per year, was passed with 2,914 voters, or 66.47 percent, in support, and 1,470 votes, or 33.53 percent, against. In the race for a Hardy County ...

Veterans Day Parade planned for Saturday

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ELKINS — Each year around Veterans Day, community groups host a variety of dinners and events designed to honor all veterans who served their country and thank them for their service. The fifth annual Veterans Day Parade will take place in downtown Elkins at noon Saturday. All veterans are ...

Lambert joins Mountaineer Insurance team

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ELKINS — Veteran insurance agent and Montrose resident, Kevin Lambert recently joined Jonathan Kyle and Mountaineer Insurance Services. Lambert will add his 14 years of experience in the insurance business to the regional insurance firm by providing personal insurance expertise to this ...

Rogers’ solo exhibit set at The Arts Center

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ELKINS — The opening reception for The Arts Center’s Members’ Exhibit and Ruth Blackwell Rogers’ solo exhibit is slated for 5 to 7 p.m., Friday in the Great Hall of the center. These shows will run until Dec. 7. The Members’ Exhibit is an annual art exhibit which features works by ...

Nearly 3,600 cast ballots early in Randolph

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ELKINS — Randolph County saw more early voters in the past two weeks than they have seen since the November 2016 general election. Between Oct. 24 and this past Saturday, 3,595 county residents cast their votes for races including United States Senator; United States House of ...

Manchin, Morrisey woo voters

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CHARLESTON — With polls opening at 6:30 a.m. this morning across West Virginia, the two candidates for the high-profile U.S. Senate race spent Monday criss-crossing the state trying to woo every last undecided voter. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is running for a second term after winning ...

Fall Bazaar set to kick off Thursday

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ELKINS — The annual First United Methodist Church Women’s Fall Bazaar will offer a luncheon, country store and more this week. From 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, a luncheon will be open to the public and feature potato soup, vegetable soup, hot dogs, pepperoni rolls, pulled pork ...

Rotary praised for generosity

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ELKINS — The Elkins Rotary Club received praise from a district official during Monday’s meeting. District 7530 Rotary Foundation Chair Dave Raese said the Elkins club was “one of eight clubs in the district to match or surpass their goals” last year. He said Elkins finished ...

Lewis County grand jury indicts 22

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WESTON — A Lewis County grand jury met Monday and returned 22 indictments, including several drug charges. • Michael Matthew Pumphrey, 39, of Camden, was indicted on three felony counts of delivery of a controlled substance, marijuana. • Andrew Ervin Potter II, 48, of Camden, was ...

Order SERRV gifts to support Crosslines, Upshur Parish House

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BUCKHANNON — If you need a unique gift for any occasion, you can support Crosslines at the Upshur Parish House as well as artisans from around the world by ordering from SERRV. A fair trade nonprofit since 1949, SERRV empowers marginalized artisans and farmers to earn a fair living from ...

Licensed professional counselor joins BCHA

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BELINGTON — Barbour Community Health Association announced that licensed professional counselor Jamie Wilson has joined the growing BCHA Behavioral Health program. A native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Wilson was inspired by her mother to follow this career path and help change the ...

Wesleyan ensembles to perform

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BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College’s Choral Ensembles, under the direction of Dr. R. Daniel Hughes, director of choral activities and associate professor of music, will present “A Bernstein Celebration” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in Wesley Chapel. Admission is free and open to the ...