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College students help make a difference at Camp Horseshoe

HORSESHOE, PARSONS — Looking for a meaningful way to make a difference this summer? If so, Camp Horseshoe is looking for you. College-age students who are ready to use their skills, energy, and passion for shaping a better world by influencing youth should apply now for this unique ...

Broaddus Hospital and New Vision/GLOgames honored

Broaddus Hospital and New Vision/GLOgames are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month in February. Dana Gould is the chief executive officer of the Broaddus Hospital Association. Ruston Seaman is the director of New Vision/GLOgames. Gould has been the chief executive ...

Local student awarded degree from Miami University

OXFORD, OH — Callie Sams of Buckhannon was among more than 1,300 students from Miami University who received degrees during fall commencement exercises Dec.13 at Millett Hall. Sams graduated with a Master of Arts in teaching, majoring in biological science.

New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration set at The Arts Center

ELKINS — The Arts Center’s annual Mardi Gras Celebration is scheduled for today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This year’s celebration features a buffet of traditional Mardi Gras dishes, raffles, and dancing. “This year’s Mardi Gras celebration will focus on being a more authentic New ...

Highmark to launch technology-enabled opioid treatment program

PARKERSBURG — Highmark West Virginia announced today that its members now have access to a comprehensive, technology-enabled opioid use disorder (OUD) program that is the first of its kind in the state and one of the first of its kind in the nation. The program, offered in partnership with ...

D&E celebrates Black History Month

ELKINS — The theme of honoring our ancestors by continuing to fight for justice rang out in messages from featured speakers in recognition of Black History Month at Davis & Elkins College. Javier McCoy, a higher education professional, and Orthodox Christian priest the Rev. Father Paul ...

Community Care of West Virginia testifies to Senate committee

BUCKHANNON — Community Care of West Virginia (CCWV) is making waves in pushing back against the opioid crisis in the local communities it serves, and it is bringing the awareness of those services to our leaders in Charleston. Earlier this week, representatives of the North Central West ...

Running doctor takes campaign for Congress to Elkins

ELKINS — Dr. Matt Hahn is a Republican candidate for the Second Congressional District in West Virginia. Independents and Republicans can vote in the May 12 Republican primary. Hahn will be running across the district between now and primary day. Hahn, a practicing family physician ...

Groups attend Tucker County Day at the Legislature

THOMAS — Cortland Acres, together with their music therapy partner Milestones & Music, attended the annual Tucker County Day at the State Legislature in Charleston, West Virginia on Feb. 5. As an exhibitor during the evening reception at the Culture Center, Cortland highlighted ...

Sharing Stories

BEVERLY — More than 50 people gathered at the Beverly Heritage Center, in the future home of the Beverly Public Library, on Sunday for a special presentation on local African-American history as part of Black History Month celebrations in the region. The lecture and Q&A session was ...

Lions Club recognizes contest winner

ELKINS — Elkins Lions Club recognized Yeown Song, a seventh grader at Elkins Middle School, as the 2020 Peace Poster Contest Winner. Yeown is the daughter of Kyounsuk Song. The theme for the poster contest was Journey to Peace. Her poster illustrated children from around the world ...

Annual Philippi Art Stroll calls for artists of all genres

PHILIPPI — Philippi Main Street’s Annual Art Stroll, this year scheduled for April 24 from 5 to 8 p.m., is calling for artists of all genres to become part of one of downtown Philippi’s largest events of the year. The Art Stroll Committee welcomes visual artists, musicians, dancers, ...

Spay-ghetti benefit for RCHS set

ELKINS — The Randolph County Humane Society is preparing for the ninth annual Spay-ghetti Dinner from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Phil Gainer Community Center. The event is one of the Humane Society’s largest fundraisers of the year — with the RCHS planning this event to be ...

Elkins City Hall News

ELKINS — It’s a four-day week for city hall: the building will be closed Monday for Presidents Day. (Trash will be collected on the regular schedule.) On Tuesday, the Elkins Sanitary Board (the body in charge of our sewer system) meets at 3:15 p.m. The Elkins Historic Landmarks ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following deeds were recorded in the county clerk’s office: Jan. 15 James A. Iannaccone and Bonnie K. Iannaccone to Marcus S. Bonner and Elizabeth A. Bonner, real estate containing 2.93 acres situate in Dry Fork District, $20,000.00. Jan. 28 Everett F. George to Denise Suloff, parcel ...

Community Care CEO to give keynote at dinner

BUCKHANNON — Community Care of West Virginia’s chief executive officer, Rick Simon, will be giving the keynote at the Southern Upshur Business Association Annual Dinner on Wednesday, March 4. A native of central West Virginia, Simon graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history and ...

Local youth walked the NYFW runway

Briella Arbogast, 12, from Randolph County walked the New York Fashion Week runway the weekend of Feb. 8 for two designers and had her picture in Times Square. She has been modeling for about a year and a half. She has been to Los Angeles, New York, and Orlando. She appeared in model ...

The annual Cinderella Project will be March 14

REEDSVILLE — Area High School Senior Proms will be taking place throughout the area in the coming weeks. Finding that special dress for a young woman’s big night doesn’t have to break the bank. And, the solution is right here in the area. The Cinderella Project will be from noon to 2 p.m. ...