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Danny and Helen Hines

Danny and Helen Hines of Mill Creek celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Tuesday, May 25, which is also Helen’s birthday. Helen is the daughter of the late Kenneth and Arveta “Jean” Weese. She is employed as a customer host at the Elkins Wal-Mart. Danny is the son of the late ...

70 YEARS

Robert “Bob” and Joanne Lambert recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 6, 1951, at Mt. Lake Park, Maryland, By Rev. Randall Prince. They have two children, John and Charlotte, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three ...

Warren and Jane Carpenter

Warren and Jane Carpenter recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married March 20, 1971, at Glady.

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Powell

Troy and Penni Powell announce the birth of a daughter, born at 8:39am, March 26 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. The baby girl weighed 4 pounds and 9.4 ounces and measured 17 inches long. The baby girl has been named Olivia Elizabeth Pearl Powell, after her aunt and great-great ...

Norma Jean Clark

Norma Jean Clark will celebrate her 95th birthday on May 2. She was born in Burnsville to the late Dr. M.E. and Dana Dale White. She graduated from Webster Springs High School, where she was head majorette. She has been a long-time resident of Elkins. Over the years she has enjoyed serving ...

78th Birthday

Edith M. Mallow will celebrate her 78th birthday April 12, 2021, with cake and ice cream. She was born and raised in Lambert Hollow on Middle Mountain, daughter of Retta Shipway and Hank Adams. She has two sons, Edward L. Mallow and Mark E. Mallow, both of Elkins, and one grandson, ...

HILL

Lonnie and Megan Hill announce the birth of a son Feb. 23.. He has been named Kolten Charles Hill. Siblings include Lynnlee and Kolby Hill and Trenten Matura. Grandparents are Lonnie and Diana Hill and Charles Fincham and Michelle Wilson

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Teter Lake

If the sun’s hot rays are causing cravings for cool ocean waves, but a convincing argument has not been made for packing up and being part of the Eastern shore beach-mania, a surprising solution may exist within an hour’s drive of your home. An area “Best-Kept Secret” awaits you only ...

Fresh Strawberries

Those Central West Virginia natives among us recognize each May that it will not be long before ripened strawberries will be available from our area farms. Buckhannon’s annual Strawberry Festival has always ensured competitions among State strawberry growers and a native of that town has ...

From Dance Hall to Church

BRANDYWINE — From dance hall to pork palace, from strip joint to Christian church. What tales these gray walls could tell! This plain clapboard building at 12590 Blue Gray Trail (US33) was built by Roy Pope to be a community dance hall in the 1930s. “It had neon lights all around and a ...

Sweet Celebrations of Spring

Many residents can be found today preparing for weekend events that will reflect Easter themes of reawakening, reappearing, or reunion. With some churches continuing closure vigilance, the gathering of families in home settings may be more prevalent, especially with older family members now ...

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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 ...