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Davis & Elkins, Chatham University ink agreement for program

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

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 ...

Status of public education in Barbour topic of chamber meeting

PHILIPPI — The State of the State of Public Education in Barbour County will be discussed by school Superintendent Jeff Woofter on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Medallion Restaurant in Philippi. The public is invited. The sponsoring Chamber of Commerce says that pre-paid reservations are not ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following deeds were recorded in the county clerk’s office: On Oct. 8, Janet M. Miller to W. Jack Dennison and Mary Ross Post, parcels of land situated on the waters of Red Creek lying and being in the Dry Fork District, $100. On Oct. 21, Teresa Evans to Aaron Martinez and Amanda ...

Local students earn Shepherd University scholarships

SHEPHERDSTOWN — The following students have been awarded privately funded scholarships from the Shepherd University Foundation. The Foundation will provide more than $2.5 million in student, faculty, and program support for the 2019-2020 academic year. Located in West Virginia’s Eastern ...

Elkins City Hall News

This Monday the City of Elkins will celebrate Veterans Day, along with the rest of the nation, by giving thanks to all those who have served our country in war or peace. In observance of the holiday, City Hall will be closed; however, garbage service will run on the regular schedule. City Hall ...

Civil Air Patrol squadron celebrates Red Ribbon Week

ELKINS — Members of the Elkins Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol participated in a week of various events and activities in recognition of Red Ribbon Week. The theme of this year’s campaign was “Send a Message. Stay Drug Free.” From October 23rd-31st, the squadron held daily ...

Music therapy at Cortland connects young and old

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Plato It’s not often you start an article with a quote from the Greek philosopher Plato, but his sentiments regarding music and its benefits are evident at Cortland Acres when ...

Giovannitti named to D&E board of trustees

ELKINS — Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation President and former Elkins resident Jenn Giovannitti has been appointed to the Davis & Elkins College Board of Trustees. “Davis & Elkins College is fortunate to have Jen Giovannitti join our Board of Trustees,” said D&E ...

Elkins High School announces honor roll

Administrators at Elkins High School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Ninth grade — Bradan M. Andrews, Benjamin J. Auvil, Cobey T. Balint, Evan S. Barnett, Nayo M. ...

Christmas Stroll scheduled in Philippi

PHILIPPI — Scores of people strolled downtown Philippi last year for the inaugural Christmas Stroll. Organizers of this year’s Thursday, Dec. 19, Christmas Stroll are gearing for even more visitors to this special musical event of Philippi’s A Covered Bridge Christmas ...

Parsons native wins medical research award

NORTH BETHESDA, MD — The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health bestowed the second annual Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists (Trailblazer Prize) to Dr. James Kochenderfer, formerly of Parsons, of the National Cancer Institute, at the FNIH Annual Fall Board Dinner. ...

BCT will host a performance master class

BUCKHANNON — Buckhannon Community Theatre is excited to announce that Tony Award Winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia (best known for his portrayal of Angel Dumott Schunard in “RENT”) is coming to Buckhannon. Heredia is also a highly in-demand master class instructor, and he is offering his ...