New year is beginning on a high note in Barbour County

Hello from Barbour County! I think that winter has finally arrived.

Please remember to drive safely and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Did you make a resolution? I would like to wish you all a very happy and successful year.

There will be no school in Barbour County on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

There will be a Food Service Worker Permit Class on Jan. 14 at the Market Place in Philippi.

Registration begins at 5:15 p.m., with the class starting at 6 p.m.

The cost for a state wide card is $20, and a Barbour County card is $10. Cards are valid for two years.

For more information about the class, call Sanitarian Bill Nestor at the Barbour County Health Department at (304) 457-1670.

In addition to the monthly classes, the Barbour County Health Department also has a weekly Food Service Worker test that will be given every Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. at the Barbour County Health Department.

The Barbour County cancer support group will have their monthly meeting on Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at the Medallion Restaurant in Philippi.

This is open to all cancer survivors, caregivers and family members.

For more information, call Deanna at (304) 457-2684.

Don’t forget that the Barbour County Winter Fair will take place March 8 and 9 at the Belington Fire Department.

Craft tables are $15 per space and can be reserved by calling 304-669-6833.

If you have any Barbour County news that you would like to see in The Inter-Mountain, give me a call at (304) 614-7782.

You can also send me an email to I love hearing from you!

Until next time: “Old ways won’t open new doors.”