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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 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Gordon

Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Gordon of Kingsland, Georgia, formerly of Elkins, celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary May 16 at home in Kingsland. The Gordons were married May 16, 1952, at the home of the bride by the late Rev. Troy R. Brady. Mrs. Gordon, the former Carolyn Duggan, is the ...

Conrad Ernest and Lugene Kern Baston

Conrad Ernest and Lugene Kern Baston celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married on March 7, 1948, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are the parents of Constance Baston, Conrad Donald (Shelley) Baston and Lucinda (Martin) Dougherty; grandparents of Conrad Russell (Tiffany) ...

Arnold and Janet Freeman

Arnold and Janet Freeman of 15303 Morgantown Pike, Moatsville will celebrate their 60th anniversary with family and friends at a picnic lunch hosted by the family from noon to 4 p.m. June 16 at the couple’s home. They are the parents of Cheryl (Jerry) Bailey of Moatsville, Ronda (Kevin) ...

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SMITH

Talitha Fortney of Mabie and Jimmy Smith III of Dryfork announce the birth of a daughter, born at 9:21 p.m. June 17, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and has been named Zarra Dawn Soffia Smith. Maternal grandparent is Laura Fortney. Paternal grandparents are ...

LANSBERRY

Leila Matthew of Valley Bend and Charles Lansberry Jr. of Fellowsville announce the birth of a son, born at 6:21 a.m. July 7, 2018, at Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Bransen Lee Lansberry. Maternal grandparents are Nicole and Timothy “Kip” ...

COOPER

Kevin and Natasha Cooper of Coalton announce the birth of a daughter, born at 3:16 a.m. May 24, 2018, at Davis Medical Center.The infant weighted was She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, measured 20 inches and has been named Aleigha Fox Cooper. Grandparents are Sabrina Sutherland, Todd and Dorothy ...

BADGETT-EVERETT

Chelsea Badgett and John Everett Jr. of Elkins announce the birth of a daughter, born at 4:26 p.m. May 8, 2018, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Macie Mae Badgett-Everett. Siblings include Emma Badgett-Everett. Maternal grandparents ad Norma and ...

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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 ...

Lindsey Nicole Sayre and Cody Linn Skinner

Arthur and Patty Sayre of Buckhannon announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Nicole Sayre, to Cody Linn Skinner, son of Gary and Dee Dee Skinner of Elkins. The bride-elect is a 2012 graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School and a 2017 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College with ...

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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, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Rankin

Lauren Nicole Walsh, daughter of former Elkins resident Sherry Bennett Walsh and Mike Walsh of Nolensville, Tennessee, and Ben Rankin, son of Rob and Leigh Rankin of Nolensville, Tennessee, were married May 26. The outdoor celebration was held at the Elkins riverside cabin of the bride’s ...

Reunions | VIEW ALL

Lipscomb reunion pleases 97-year-old

BELINGTON — On April 27, 1940, Don Lipscomb and Pearl White were married, uniting the White and Lipscomb families. Pearl White Lipscomb is the last remaining of those original families, at age 97. She grew up in Elkins, and graduated in 1940. Pearl and Don had four children. David, ...

2018 Shreve/McCauley sees several attendees

The 2018 Shreve/McCauley reunion took place May 26 at the Izaak Walton League clubhouse on the Files Creek Road in Beverly. Those attending were Reeda and Hootie Arbogast of Norton and Montrose; Richard and Irene Shreve of Beverly; Bridgette and Tommy Livesay and children Isaac Livesay, ...

Descendants attend Auvil family reunion

The descendants of Charles and Charlotte Righman Auvil gathered Sept. 10 at New Beginnings Church to celebrate the 18th annual Auvil reunion. After the blessing, a covered-dish dinner was served. John Edge was surprised with a birthday cake to celebrate his 70th birthday. Those present and ...