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Trump’s public impeachment process begins

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CHARLESTON — With the start of the public impeachment inquiry today of President Donald Trump, one of West Virginia’s U.S. senators said she will be watching with interest. The House Intelligence Committee will meet at 10 a.m. today and will hear sworn testimony from Bill Taylor, acting ...

FRN slated to create health and wellness closets

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ELKINS — The Randolph County Family Resource Network is set to donate items to create health and wellness closets in Randolph County Schools. The RCFRN will present these items to each school and the Randolph Technical Center during a special celebration event at the Phil Gainer Community ...

Post 29 commander talks history, future

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ELKINS — H. W. Daniels American Legion Post 29 Commander Donnie Lambert spoke to the Elkins Rotary Club this week about the history and future of his organization. “I am the post’s youngest commander. I took command when I was 22-years-old,” he said. “I was out of college for ...

Main Street announces winners of Holiday Window Display Contest

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ELKINS — Elkins Main Street recently announced the winners of their annual Holiday Window Display Contest. In first place was Panhandle Support Services with their fully immersive window display that features a gingerbread house, the “Grinch” and “Cindy Lou Who.” Amy ...

Capito announces EDA infrastructure grants

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SCOTT DEPOT — Flanked by red, white and blue Peterbilt semi-trucks, more than $7 million in federal grant funding for infrastructure projects around the state was announced Monday in an awards ceremony in Putnam County by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. “We’re announcing ...

Holiday cooking class for families with diabetes set

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ELKINS — Davis Medical Center is hosting a Healthy Holiday Cooking Class which will provide simple strategies to enjoy the holidays and avoid overeating. “On average we gain one to two pounds during the holiday season,” said Jim Severino, RDN, LD, CDE, registered dietitian and ...

Holy Rosary Youth Group ‘Pays It Forward’

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BUCKHANNON — Teenagers and generosity? Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? The Holy Rosary Catholic Church Youth Group has a different perspective on that subject. On Sunday, Nov. 3, 11 youth group members from the church on Franklin Street took a field trip to the Buckhannon ...

Midland Elementary School names students to honor roll

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ELKINS — Administrators at Midland Elementary School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of 2019-2020. Those earning the distinction for the honor roll are: Fifth grade — David Arbogast, Greylyn Belcher, Kennedy Calkins, ...

Wesleyan alumni looking forward to celebration

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BUCKHANNON — Wesleyan alumni from across the country are looking forward to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the College’s Jazz program Friday and Saturday. The ensemble was formed by the late Dr. David Milburn and became one of the most widely-known collegiate jazz groups across the ...

Thomas named to Davis & Elkins College faculty

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ELKINS — Brandi Thomas has been appointed assistant professor of criminology at Davis & Elkins College. Beginning with the current semester, she instructs courses in criminology and victimology as well as a first-year seminar. Thomas brings a background as an educator, grant writer ...

Veterans ceremony draws crowd

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ELKINS — A large crowd turned out on a sunny November morning for the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the All Veterans Monument Monday. “I would like to give a special welcome today to our hometown heroes who sacrificed their time for our great country,” Elkins Mayor Van Broughton ...

Mayor suggests legal action over commission vote

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BUCKHANNON — Calling the Upshur County Commission’s vote to allow Tennerton Public Service District to pursue expanding its territory along Route 33 West “unfounded, arbitrary and capricious,” Buckhannon Mayor David McCauley called for the city council to support possible legal action ...

Vietnam vets receive special recognition

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CHARLESTON — For several veterans of the Vietnam War, Veterans Day was not just about celebrating their service to the country, but receiving extra recognition for an unpopular war. In a ceremony Monday at the Four Points Sheraton in Charleston, 19 Vietnam veterans were awarded the ...

Upshur County Honor Guard needs new van

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BUCKHANNON — The Upshur County Honor Guard is raising funds to replace its nearly 17-year-old van with a newer model. On Veterans Day, local auctioneer Dave Kelley said the community was making a donation of $3,300 to start the fundraising. “It was brought to my attention that the ...

Davis & Elkins, Chatham University ink agreement for program

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ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College students now have an additional option for furthering their education at the graduate level. The College recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Chatham University offering acceptance to D&E graduates pursuing master’s degrees in ...

Collett tapped as Volunteer of the Year

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ELKINS — Elkins resident Jeyna Collett, a life-long member of the Elkins Degree of Honor Service Club 521, was recently selected by Degree of Honor as the Volunteer of the Year. In recognition of this national award, Collett received a $1,000 cash donation which she gifted in her honor ...