Reunions

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 ...

Langevin honored for service to youth

The Rev. Harold Langevin has been honored for giving unusual amounts of time and energy in dedicated service to children and youth. Langevin was presented the Torch Award by West Virginia United Methodist Men’s President Don Davis during a Sept. 9 ceremony at the men’s annual retreat ...

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 ...

Haymond family gathers for fellowship

Another Labor Day is in the books and the Haymond clan has enjoyed another get together with food, fun and fellowship. Several relatives were missing this year because of too much going on with travel and other commitments. As always there was enough food and conversation to make the day a ...

TVHS class of 1964 hosts reunion

Another August came to the valley and several members of the 1964 graduating class of Tygarts Valley High School met at the Steer Steakhouse for an afternoon of socializing. The group has been meeting once a year since their 50th class reunion. Fred L. Ware Jr. welcomed the group, and a ...

Cooper family hosts reunion

The annual Cooper family reunion took place Aug. 12 at the Mountain Farm below Harman. The day began with showers but began clearing up by the noon meal. Choruses were sung, led by Tom Cooper and Merry Lou Vance. Devotions were given by Tim Turner and Vance. Turner led the prayer for the noon ...

EHS class of 1968 celebrates 50th reunion

ELKINS — The Elkins High School class of 1968 recently celebrated its 50th class reunion with a full weekend of activities. Classmates, guests and friends were welcomed July 27 at an informal gathering at Vintage restaurant, compliments of Bill Brown and classmate Brenda Gainer Brown ...

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 ...

EHS class of 1957 hosts 60th reunion

ELKINS — Recently celebrating their 60th graduation anniversary were 40 classmates of the 1957 class of Elkins High School along with their 27 guests. The fun-filled weekend started the evening of July 21 with an informal gathering at the home of classmates Dale and Pauline Newlon. ...

TVHS class of 1964 hosts reunion

ELKINS — With the passing of another year, Tygarts Valley High School class of 1964 met on the afternoon of Aug. 19 in the open air Armadillo Flats at CJ Maggie’s in Elkins for their 53rd annual get together. Twenty class members, with their spouses and guests, attended the event. The ...

TVHS class of 1962 hosts reunion

Members of the Tygarts Valley High School class of 1962 met for a 55th reunion Aug. 19-20. The reunion began Aug. 19 at Duke’s Steakhouse with a social hour followed by dinner. During the program there was much laughter when old memories were shared. Class officers Phillip Lantz and ...

73rd Cooper reunion takes place

The 73rd annual Cooper reunion was Aug. 13 at the Mountain Farm below Harman. Tom Cooper shared morning devotions. He said God’s original plan was for us to dwell with him. We lost that in the Garden of Eden where Eve was tempted by the serpent (Satan), he said. God is merciful, gracious ...

TVHS class of 1964 hosts reunion

Members of the Tygarts Valley High School class of 1962 met for a 55th reunion Aug. 19-20. The reunion began Aug. 19 at Duke’s Steakhouse with a social hour followed by dinner. During the program there was much laughter when old memories were shared. Class officers Phillip Lantz and ...