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Jerry and Charlinda Ramsey

Jerry and Charlinda Ramsey celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Feb. 4. They were married Feb 4, 1995, in Belington, at the Asbury United Methodist Church surrounded by family and friends. Together they have two children, Jerry “Levi” Ramsey and wife, Brooklyn, of Belington and ...

Harold and Lois Arbogast

Harold and Lois Arbogast of Parsons will celebrate 50 years of marriage in January. They were united in marriage in January 1970 in Tucker County by their pastor, the Rev. Bill Harris. Mrs. Arbogast is the daughter of the late Gene and Maxine Morrison. Mr. Arbogast is the son of the late ...

Elmer K. and Alta C. Cross

Elmer K. and Alta C. (Gainer) Cross will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children from 2 - 5 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Hodgesville Community Center. They were married Nov. 20, 1949 in Oakland, Maryland. Mr. Cross is the son of the late Stanley and ...

Alan and Jimmie Jo Simmons

Family and friends gathered Oct. 26 at the Elkins Hampton Inn to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Alan and Jimmie Jo Simmons. They were married Oct. 25, 1969, in St. Brendan Catholic Church in Elkins by Father Charles McCallister. Mr. Simmons is the so on the late Albert and ...

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Birthday

Hicel T. Roy of Elkins will celebrate her 96th birthday on May 30. She was born May 30, 1924, at Teterton, in Pendleton County. She is the 10th of 11 children and the seventh and youngest daughter of the late Floyd and Pallie Harper Teter. On Nov. 12, 1950, in Rockville, Maryland, she ...

WEESE

Joe Weese and Jennifer Weese of Coalton announce the birth of a daughter, born at 2:20 a.m. Jan. 10, 2020, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Khloe Michelle Weese. Siblings include Joseph Weese, Bradley Weese, Logan Weese, Aaron Weese and Cheyenne ...

HILL

Lonnie and Megan Hill announce the birth of a daughter, born Jan. 26, 2020. in United Hospital Center. The infant has been named Lynnlee Alaina Hill. Siblings include Kolby Hill and Trenten Matura. Grandparents are Charles Fincham, Michelle Wilson and Diana and Lonnie Hill Sr. ...

KISNER

Roger and Amber Kisner of Junior announce the birth of a son, born at 7:55 a.m. Feb. 17, 2020, in Davis Medical Center. The infant weighted 5 pounds, 6 ounces and has been named Mathias Alexander Kisner. Siblings include Paislee and Bentlee Kisner. The mother is the former Amber Poling. ...

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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 ...

Tiffanie Toler and Donald Lambert

Tiffanie Toler of Beverly and Donald Lambert of Elkins announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rachel Kelly and Keith Toler and granddaughter of Virgie and Donald Reed. She attends Davis & Elkins College and will graduate this spring. Her ...

Kelly Gregory and Joshua Saverko

Kelly Gregory of Marietta, Ohio, and Joshua Saverko of Columbiana, Ohio announce their engagement and forthcomming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Kyle and Brenda Gregory. She is the granddaughter of Neil and Jeanette Gregory of Marietta, Ohio, and Jim and Sharon Pingley of ...

Danelle Lea Rohrbaugh and Joshua Zane Coffman

Danny and Jeanne Rohrbaugh of Huttonsville announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Danelle Lea Rohrbaugh, to Joshua Zane Coffman, son of Kem White and John Coffman.

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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 ...

Mr. and Mrs. Hank Stevens

Harley Nicole Phillips and Hank Wesley Stevens were married July 20 during an outside ceremony on the grounds of Twin Tails Event Farm in Oakland, Maryland, with officiant, Dakota Pritt. The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Valerie Phillips of Elkins. The bridegroom is the son of Deanna ...

Ann Urban and Dylan George

Ann Urban and Dylan George were married Saturday, May 25, at the Coalton Union Mission Church in Coalton. Danny King, uncle of the bride, officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ryan and Kim Urban of Elkins. The bridegroom is the son of Randy and Bobbi Jean George of ...

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

In Chapter 2 of Building a Vibrant Community, Quint Studer shares “The Pensacola Story” – the story of his own community. Every community wants to be a special place for its residents where safety and good jobs are afterthoughts. Studer acknowledges that there had been many attempts to ...

Building a Vibrant Community

In March, the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber was thrilled to have Quint Studer — author of “Building A Vibrant Community” — in town for a workshop and dinner presentation on how we can make Elkins a Vibrant Community. For nearly a year, many residents have been part of a book study ...

The essentials of trail camping

In this time of being inconvenienced and occasionally going without the “essentials” it is worth remembering how unimaginable our modern conveniences and technology would appear to prior generations. We over-rely on technology, even in the wilderness. I’ve known people who consider ...

What are ‘they’ doing now?

Orson Welles’ 1939 radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds” frightened the nation into believing that the Martians were invading the Earth, but the weirdest part of the story for us today is how it ended. After taking over the world these all-powerful alien beings, unaffected by even our ...

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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 ...

Gratefulness warms our hearts

Here is the word of the month. As we approach Thanksgiving we all begin to think about gathering together with family or friends. Our hearts are warmed by thoughts of gratitude for our relationships, the material blessings we have, and the events of life over the last year. We really are ...

Treasure Hunting

Julie Andrews sang “A few of my favorite things” in The Sound of Music. What are some of your favorite things? This answer will vary widely among us all, but whatever it is will capture our focus, time and resources. Some of our favorite things will even capture our heart. Jesus cautioned ...