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Sterl Edward and Patricia ‘Patty’ Marie Welch

Sterl Edward and Patricia “Patty” Marie Welch of Elkins, formerly of Mabie, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married on Oct. 11, 1958, in Elkins, at the home of the late Rev. V.L. Bennett. Mrs. Welch is the daughter of the late Martin and Lucy Sturdivant ...

Butch and Helen Himes

Butch and Helen Himes celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 25. The couple was married on Aug. 25, 1968, by the Rev. S.L. Green at the Orlena Methodist Church at Gilman. A surprise party was hosted by their sons, Stephen and Kenny Himes, on Aug. 18. Attending from out of town were ...

Daniel J. Miller and Gloria J. Miller

Daniel J. Miller and Gloria J. Miller will celebrate their 62nd anniversary Sept. 1. They were married Sept. 1, 1956, in Oakland, Maryland. Mrs. Miller is the daughter of Raymond and Lillian Shelton. Mr. Miller was in the Army from 1957 to 1960 then was an insurance executive from 1963 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Teter

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Teter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 15. Douglas Teter and the former Carol Ann Smith were married June 15, 1968, at the Dryfork Assembly of God. It was a beautiful summer day surrounded by family and friends. Mr. Teter is the son of the late Ted ...

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95th Birthday

Lorraine Moran of Elkins began the celebrations of her 95th birthday with family and friends on Topsail Island, North Carolina, where sunbathing, walking the beach, gathering shells, looking for shark’s teeth and sea turtles and watching the July 4 fireworks from the Surf City Pier were ...

Lois Steward Clingerman

Lois Steward Clingerman was honored by her children with a four-day weekend celebration for her birthday. Mrs. Clingerman was born Aug. 16, 1938. The weekend began with the surprise arrival of daughter, Sherri, and husband, Danny, from Longview, Texas. This was followed by a second ...

A. BONNELL

Tiffany Bonnell and Scottie Bonnell of Montrose announce the birth of a son, born at 5:28 p.m. Aug. 14, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Aiden Ray Bonnell. Siblings include Ava June Bonnell and Jason Matthew Bonnell. The mother is the ...

HOLSBERRY

Keith and Talina Holsberry of Mill Creek announce the birth of a son, born at 2:51 p.m. Sept. 22, 2018, at Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and has been named Liam Chase Holsberry. The mother is the former Talina Henline. Maternal grandparents are Chris and Pam ...

Engagements | VIEW ALL

Harley Nicole Phillips and Hank Wesley Stevens

Thomas and Valerie Phillips of Elkins announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Harley Nicole Phillips, to Hank Wesley Stevens, son of Deanna Romans of Elkins. The bride-elect is a 2016 graduate of Elkins High School and has recently obtained her EMT-B certification. ...

Cassandra Marie White and Nevin David Shiflett

Together with their families, Cassandra Marie White and Nevin David Shiflett announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. The bride-elect is a student at Youth Build. Her fiance is a Tygarts Valley High School graduate with the class of 2018. The couple will reside in their home in ...

Alexandra Beth Boyles and Robert Brandon Lee Hammer

Craig and Jody Boyles of Grafton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexandra Beth Boyles, to Robert Brandon Lee Hammer, son of Robert Hammer and Rebecca Hammer of Elkins. The couple reside in Morgantown. The bride-elect attended West Virginia University, ...

Joshua Aaron Currence and Emily Beth Sutton

Joshua Aaron Currence and Emily Beth Sutton, along with their families, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Steven and Sharon Sutton of Elkins and the granddaughter of Margie Sutton of Elkins and the late John Sutton and the late Brady and ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Johnathan David Turner

Emily Louise McAtee and Johnathan David Turner were married Saturday, July 21, at the Elkins Family Worship Center in Elkins by Pastor Jamie Estep. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Louise McAtee of Beverly and the granddaughter of Janet Shears of Elkins, the late Richard Shears and the ...

Mr. and Mrs. KAO Statton

Chelsea LeAnn Anderson, daughter of Roger and Missy Anderson of Buckhannon, and KAO Statton, son of Miki Wilson of Las Vegas Nevada, were married at 6 p.m. June 30 in an outdoor event at the Riverbend Golf Course in Buckhannon, and the reception followed inside in the reception hall. The ...

Mr. and Mrs. John Andrew Loughry

Vicky Lynn Kelley and John Andrew Loughry were married April 21 at the Tygart Valley Christian Ministries. The service was officiated by Curlie Ray. The bride was escorted to the altar by her grandson, Ashton Clemens. Matron of honor was Angie Vanpelt, daughter of the bride. The best man was ...

Upshur County Marriages

The following marriages were recorded at the Upshur County Courthouse: Robert Ray Jackson II, 34, 265 Shady Brook Estates, Bruceton Mills, to Leigh Anna Reynolds, 25, 265 Shady Brook Estates, Bruceton Mills. Ryan Mitchell Bowers, 25, 327 Pecks Run Road, Buckhannon, to Chelsea Dawn Cutright, ...

Reunions | VIEW ALL

Howes family hosts reunion

The annual Howes reunion took place Aug. 5 at Indian Camp. The reunion was opened by President Junior Howes. Everyone enjoyed the food and music by Delora Brown and Group. The meeting opened with prayer for families that lost love ones this year, Carroll Chapman; Mary Howes, Joe Howes’ ...

Cutright family hosts gathering

Betty Cutright and her husband, Bob, of Harpertown hosted a number of her nieces and nephews at an impromptu brunch Sept. 20, Several other members of her family were also in attendance. Mrs. Cutright was honored by 20 family members at the brunch at the First United Methodist Church in ...

Auvil family hosts 19th annual reunion

The descendants of Charles and Charlotte Righman Auvil gathered at the New Beginnings Church Sept. 9 to celebrate the 19th annual Auvil reunion. After the blessing by Arthur Marsh, a covered-dish dinner was served. Those in attendance enjoyed the fellowship of family and friends. Those ...

BHS class of 1953 hosts reunion

The 1953 class of Belington High School hosted its 65th reunion Aug. 18 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Philippi. The evening began with a 5 p.m. social hour renewing old friendships and memories. The class picture was taken by Zachary Brown of Belington followed by dinner. Mildred ...