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Baseball League leader meets with Elkins Rotary Club

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ELKINS — The Elkins Elks Babe Ruth Baseball League will be hosting the Ohio Valley Regional Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament this summer. Members of the Rotary Club of Elkins heard about the upcoming tournament during their regular lunch meeting Monday, which takes place at the ...

D&E trustee plans talk on theory behind war

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College alumnus and Trustee David Morrison will give a talk titled “Just War, Faith and Political Realism” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Morrison-Novakovic Center for Faith and Public Policy on the college campus. The free lecture is co-sponsored by the ...

Annual Fun Night coming up Saturday

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ELKINS — The Rotary Club of Elkins invites community members to the annual “Fun Night,” which will take place Saturday at the Phil Gainer Community Center. Brad Walters, Rotary vice president, said proceeds from the elimination dinner-style fundraiser will go back into local nonprofits ...

Elkins-Randolph County Public Library to begin hosting teas

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ELKINS — The Elkins-Randolph County Public Library will be hosting a new program, Afternoon Tea at the Library, every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. The program was devised for adults and seniors with the intent to provide a platform for suggestions for materials, programming and services they ...

Police investigate fatal ATV wreck

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HELVETIA — West Virginia State Police officials have confirmed the death of one individual involved in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend. Senior Trooper S.W. Shahan, the investigating officer for the incident, said the accident was reported early Saturday morning just outside ...

Campaign donors recognized

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BUCKHANNON — Since the City of Buckhannon announced Stockert Youth Center’s capital campaign to raise funds for an expansion on the gymnasium, community members have invested in the efforts. Officials kicked of the capital campaign in December to raise funds to expand SYC’s gymnasium ...

Shelter entering online contest

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PARSONS — The Tucker County Animal Shelter is competing in the fifth annual Tournament of Tails Shelter Pet Challenge, an online contest by Petplan pet insurance. The shelter is one of 32 different pet organizations from throughout the country that will be competing for the $5,000 grand ...

Local kidnapping case moving forward

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BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon Police Department is in the process of arranging extradition for one of the suspects involved in robbery/kidnapping case at the Colonial Motel. At the end of February, it was reported Lamere Shaquile Troup, 24, of Camden, New Jersey, was charged with one felony ...

Women facing drug charges

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PHILIPPI — Two Barbour County women were arrested after allegedly being found in possession of methamphetamine. Tonya Marie Shipp, 34, and Nichole Lynn Shoulders, 38, both of Belington, were each charged with one felony count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance ...

Youngsters Get Hooked On Fishing

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean A youngster enjoys angling in an outdoor fishing structure during the Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs expo at Elkins High School Saturday. For more photos from the event, turn to page A6.

American Legion hosts celebration

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ELKINS — H.W. Daniels Post 29 of Elkins celebrated the American Legion’s 99th birthday during an evening of fellowship with members and friends of the local club Saturday evening. Arley Simmons, keynote speaker and chaplain for Post 29, spoke with guests of the anniversary celebration ...

B-U Chamber event planned

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BUCKHANNON — With the theme “Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow,” education and the arts will be the main topics during the 52nd Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce annual dinner. Tammy Reger, executive director for the Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce, said the annual dinner hosts ...

Volunteer offers companionship

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Editor’s note: This article is part of a weekly series that highlights volunteers in the region who help local organizations, churches and nonprofit agencies. To make a suggestion, please call The Inter-Mountain’s newsroom at 304-636-2124. ELKINS — A local Mountain Hospice volunteer is ...

Annual Event Features Easter Bunny

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The Inter-Mountain photos by Tim MacVean The Easter Bunny and helpers take part in Elkins Main Street’s first event of the season, bringing fun for kids at the annual pancake breakfast at C.J. Maggie’s.

Treatment facility to open this July

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SUGAR GROVE — Pendleton County could expect about 200 “well-paying” jobs when The Highlands at Sugar Grove treatment facility opens in the former Navy base. The ancillary impact on local business and services is also “anticipated to be extremely positive,” as the owners already ...

Bond modified in forgery case

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ELKINS — In exchange for a waiver of his preliminary hearing, bond was reduced for a Morgantown man accused of cashing falsified checks at Randolph County banks. Bond for Paul Andrew Shaver, 24, was modified from $20,000 cash or surety to $10,000 cash or surety. Shaver is charged with two ...

Democratic Women’s Club Hosts Forum

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The Inter-Mountain photo by Beth Henry-Vance Candidates take part in Thursday’s forum that was sponsored by the Randolph County Democratic Women’s Club at the Elkins Inn and Suites. From left are Laura Finch, D-Pocahontas, who is running for the 11th District State Senate; William ...

Buckhannon police join task force

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BUCKHANNON — The city of Buckhannon authorized a memorandum of understanding for the Buckhannon Police Department to join a task force with the West Virginia State Police and law enforcement agencies in Lewis and Braxton counties. “Over the past several years, the city of Buckhannon ...

City ready to celebrate first day of spring

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BUCKHANNON — To celebrate the first day of spring — Tuesday — the city of Buckhannon and friends will host an event with celebrity groundhog and guest of honor French Creek Freddie. In an effort to celebrate community unity, organizations throughout the county will partake in the ...