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Eugene and Betty Dolly

Eugene and Betty Dolly recently celebrated their 70th anniversary. They were married Jan. 27, 1951, in Mt. Lake Park, Maryland, just before Gene went in to the U.S. Army. He is the son of the late Sunday and Pearl Dolly of Whitmer, and she is the daughter of the late Ben and Bertha Armentrout ...

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lambert

Tiffanie Toler and Donald Lambert were joined in marriage at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Beverly on Oct. 17, 2020. Pastor Mark James officiated. The bride is the daughter of Rachel Kelley and Keith Toler and granddaughter of Donnie and Virgie Reed. She is a graduate of Elkins High School ...

James and Deana Henry

James and Deana Henry of Montrose celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 14. They were married in Elkins by the Rev. Kenneth Corley at the Crystal Springs Community Church. They have two children Andrea Tenney and husband, William, and Marlon E. Henry. They also have three ...

Chip and Vera Lewis

Chip and Vera Lewis of Elkins celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 19, 2020. They were united in marriage on July 19, 1980 by the Rev. Skip Andrews. Mr. Lewis is the son of the late Guy and Jeanie Lewis of Elkins and the stepson of Dory Liggett. He is a 1974 graduate of Elkins ...

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Mullennex

Lacey and Jed Mullennex announce the birth of a daughter, born at 8:12 p.m., May 5, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Buchannon. The baby girl weighed 9 pounds and 2 ounces, measured 21-inches long and has been named River Jade Mullennex. She has one older brother, (JD) Jeddie Daniel Mullennex ...

Birth Announcements

LANHAM Olivia Marie Lanham of Elkins announces the birth of a son, born at 6:53 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Mon General Hospital in Morgantown. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, measured 20 1/2 inches and has been named Maverick Grant Lanham. Grandparents are Charles and Christine ...

Loraine Moran

Loraine Moran of Elkins celebrated the week of he 97th birthday on the shores of Lake Anna with “Survivor”-themed decoration, games and cakes. Mrs. Moran was born July 10, 1923, Upshur County to William and Lavinia Poling. On June 13, 1943, in Rockville, Illinois, she married John H. ...

BAVA

Dr. Andrew “Jake” and Natalie Bava of Pinch announce the birth of a son, born at 4:34 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020, at Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 0.2 ounces, measured 19.5 inches and has been named Nash Michael Bava. Siblings include Henley and Ella ...

Engagements | VIEW ALL

Kristen Marie Sayre and Matthew David Hewitt

Arthur and Patty Sayre of Buckhannon announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Marie Sayre, to Matthew David Hewitt, son of Dave and Pam Hewitt of Elkins. The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School, a 2012 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College with a ...

Hannah Faith Daniels and Samuel Robert Urban

Hannah Faith Daniels of Beverly and Samuel Robert Urban of Elkins announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Stephen and Lori Daniels of Beverly and the granddaughter of Wilson and Rebecca Kenney of Elkins and the late John and Carol Daniels. She is ...

Christina Hedrick and Patrick Mallow

Christina Hedrick and Patrick Mallow of Elkins announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Joann Hedrick of Elkins. She is a 2001 graduate of Elkins High School and is employed with Randolph County Board of Education as a teachers ...

Brianna Berenson and Bryan Corder

Brianna Berenson and Bryan Corder of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of William and Dulcinda Berenson of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh earning a Bachelor of Science ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL

Hanna Faith Daniels and Samuel Robert Urban

Hannah Faith Daniels and Samuel Robert Urban were joined in holy matrimony Aug 1, 2020 in an outside ceremony at Black Bear Resort in Davis, overlooking the Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge. Pastor, Bobby Benavides officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Stephen and Lori Daniels of ...

Carly Payne and Donald Wolford Jr.

Kathryn Vance of Petersburg announces the engagement and forthcoming wedding of her granddaughter, Carly Payne, to Donald Wolford Jr., son of Donald and Pamela Wolford of Bluefield. The bride-elect is a student of Eastern Community and Technical College and is studying applied science. ...

Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Saverko

Kelly Gregory and Joshua Saverko were united in marriage Aug. 3, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Marietta, Ohio. Pastor Chad Mugrage was the officiant. The bride is the daughter of Kyle and Brenda Gregory of Marietta, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Neil and Jeanette Gregory ...

Mr. And Mrs. Zackery Robert Watson

Emily Nicole Pingley and Zackery Robert Watson were married Sept. 28 in Valley Head. The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Claudia Pingley of Huttonsville. She is the granddaughter of Kessler and Karma Pingley of Huttonsville and Frederick and Angelita Peterson of Buckhannon. The ...

Reunions | VIEW ALL

EHS Class of 1957 holds 62nd reunion

The Elkins High School Class of 1957 recently celebrated their 62nd graduation anniversary. The fun filled weekend in Elkins was enjoyed by 46 classmates and guests. Activities began with a Friday night buffet dinner at the home of classmates Dale and Pauline Newlon. Dinner was followed by ...

Haymond Clan reunion held

The 2019 family reunion of the descendants of the Haymond Clan was held Sept. 1. Many were missing from the day. As usual, good food was enjoyed by those who came out. Prizes this year were tote bags with the family name and year printed on them. Those receiving these momentos were: Hazel ...

Columns | VIEW ALL

Building a Vibrant Community — community investment, TipTop

ELKINS — In this series of articles about Community Investment, Cade and Catie Archuleta, owners of TipTop Coffee Co., answer the question, “Why did you invest in Elkins and why do you continue to invest?” If there’s one common happy-spot for people around the world, it’s definitely ...

Finding peace and healing in times of unrest and distress

These are undoubtedly times of tremendous trials. The pandemic has not only brought about great loss but also has caused our lives to be even more complicated. We cannot go to see our elderly loved ones or receive visitors like we used to do. As a pastor, I have been limited in visiting ...

Building a Vibrant Community — Community Investment

In this series of articles about Community Investment, Tommy and Thomas Byrd, owners of Byrd’s House of Donuts, answer the question, “Why did you invest in Elkins and why do you continue to invest?” We’ve always wanted to own a business and in 2016 that opportunity presented itself ...

Building a vibrant community through impact investment

As a continuation of last week’s article, we are asking our local businesses to answer the question, “Why did you invest in Elkins and why do you continue to invest?” At a time when high school students strutted down the street with their letterman, specialty shops filled every store, ...

Religion | VIEW ALL

Finding peace and healing in times of unrest and distress

These are undoubtedly times of tremendous trials. The pandemic has not only brought about great loss but also has caused our lives to be even more complicated. We cannot go to see our elderly loved ones or receive visitors like we used to do. As a pastor, I have been limited in visiting ...

Are you ready for Christmas?

“Are you ready for Christmas?” the waitress asked my friend Jean and me as we were seated at Duke’s Restaurant in Elkins. I thought to myself, “Now, that’s a loaded question!” Christmastime is filled with a litany of expectations, even in these pandemic times. If that question ...

D&E president, choir participating in worship

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood, the College Concert Choir and Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement: Foundation and Church Relations Tina Vial will share their faith at the 11 a.m. Feb. 16 service at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elkins. The ...

Neighbors helping neighbors

The Upshur Cooperative Parish House and Crosslines always welcome new partnerships. We are rooted in the concept of “neighbors helping neighbors.” Located at 68 College Ave., Buckhannon, we offer a variety of programs that assist those in need. Neighbors visiting the Parish House often ...