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Two Department of Defense employees admit to embezzlement charges

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ELKINS — Sgt. First Class Shane Morgan with the West Virginia Army National Guard and Master Sgt. (retired) Russell Morgan have admitted to charges related to the embezzlement and unlawful sale of government property, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Shane Morgan, 35, of ...

Treasure Mountain Festival set this weekend

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FRANKLIN — For the 50th year running, homefolk and guests will enjoy the fun, food, toe—tapping music and displays at the annual Treasure Mountain Festival this weekend. Supporting “Our Heritage Preserved,” Franklin folk will open its doors, close its streets and discover a potpourri ...

Cortland Foundation announces photography winners

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THOMAS — The Cortland Foundation and the Tucker County Photography Club announce the winners of the second annual Photography Exhibition. This year, a total of 29 photographers participated and submitted a total of one hundred and nine images for consideration. In the end, the judge and ...

DMC, Rotary to offer screening

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ELKINS — A community blood and health screening sponsored by Davis Medical Center and the Rotary Club of Elkins will be from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at Davis Medical Center’s outpatient waiting area. The multi-phasic blood panel will include CBC, comprehensive metabolic panel, lipid ...

Revival set in Mill Creek

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MILL CREEK — Dr. John Polis of Fairmont will be the guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday at Jubilee Outreach Ministries in Mill Creek. The public is invited to come and hear this anointed minister as he ministers on “Hear & Be Healed” ...

‘Walk with a Doc’ continues

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BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital’s “Walk with a Doc” program is continuing at the Buckhannon Riverwalk. It is held every other Monday at 7 pm. The program encourages residents to take a step toward better health by joining in the walk. Led by a St. Joseph’s Hospital ...

Mon Health System appoints new CEO

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The Mon Health System Board of Directors has announced the appointment of David S. Goldberg as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mon Health System, effective Oct. 1. Goldberg brings to Mon Health over 17 years of senior healthcare leadership experience. He currently serves as a Senior ...

Elkins Main Street Offers Blues Sounds

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean The Dennis McClung Blues Band entertains the crowd Friday night as part of the Elkins Main Street First Friday event, which welcomed members of the community and newly arrived Davis & Elkins College students to downtown Elkins.

Senate to begin impeachment trial

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CHARLESTON — When members of the West Virginia Senate meet this week, it will be the first time the body has met as a jury to remove an elected official from office in 142 years. This time, the senate will make triple history when they consider articles of impeachment against not just one ...

Women’s group set to present political forum

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ELKINS — A local women’s group is preparing for a forum next month that will allow for citizens to hear from candidates. From 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 18 at the Elkins High School auditorium, the forum will be hosted by the Randolph County Democratic Women’s Club and Randolph County Chapter ...

W.Va. Wesleyan announces unusual new program

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BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College officials have announced that it will be the first school in the state to offer a varsity esports program. WVWC president Joel Thierstein made the announcement during a press conference last week, where he acknowledged that WVWC students have the ...

Barbo-Vezinat overcame traumas while serving in the Army

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Editor’s note: This article is part of The Inter-Mountain’s Unsung Heroes series for 2018, which features veterans in our area sharing first-hand accounts of their military service. BUCKHANNON — Surviving assault and coping with the death of her child was not easy for Amanda ...

Chief Presents Award to Officer

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Brad Johnson Elkins Police Chief Glenn Galloway presents a Dedicated Service Award to Sgt. M.J. Sigley, who is leaving the department after years of service. The award was presented during last week’s Elkins City Council meeting.

Reporter’s Notebook: Rock the Vote

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Election Day is only a few months away, and while there will be much focus on the candidates and races, far little attention will be paid to making sure you’re registered to vote. That’s why September is National Voter Registration Month. Just for a disclaimer, I’m a former assistant ...

‘Decorating Diva’ set to offer sewing demonstration

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ELKINS — Elkins Sewing Center is delighted to present sewing professional Pam Damour from Champlain, New York. She is known as “the Decorating Diva” and is continuously morphing and changing the way we sew. Her innovations in the sewing room help you to create in a more efficient and ...

Justice designates ‘fifth season’

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SUMMERSVILLE — Gov. Jim Justice traveled to Summersville Friday to designate a “fifth season” in the Mountain State. “Today is an exciting day” said Justice. “For years, we’ve talked about our four beautiful seasons, and I think we’ve been missing a major one — Gauley ...

Randolph farm a finalist for award

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CHARLESTON — A Tygart Valley farm specializing in grass-fed Black Angus steers is competing to be named the 2018 West Virginia Conservation Farm of the Year. Every year, one farm in the state receives the Conservation Farm of the Year honor after winning at the county, district and area ...

Screening to be offered Sept. 21

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Weston, will provide a special, low cost prostate screening on Sept. 21 for local men. There is a special low cost of $10 for the PSA blood test and no cost for an examination by urologist Dr. Thomas ...

D&E to host 9/11 ceremony

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College Student Veterans Association (SVA) will host a 9/11 commemorative ceremony beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the flag pole behind Liberal Arts Hall. D&E Vice President for Enrollment Management and Institutional Advancement Dr. Rosemary Thomas will ...