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Nine Tumble Time gymnasts win state titles

ELKINS — Tumble Time Gymnastics of Elkins competed in the West Virginia State Gymnastics Meet in Beckley April 9-11. The team brought home nine state champions — Halle Reesman bronze level floor champion, Emma Hammonds bronze level vault champion, Aria Waddell silver level bar ...

DMC’s Banfield featured in Washington Post piece

ELKINS — A new study shows that nearly half of women with urinary tract infections are prescribed the wrong antibiotics. Dr. Anne Banfield, FACOG, was interviewed by the Lily (a publication of the Washington Post) about the study which was published in the Infection Control & Hospital ...

Datebook

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Davis Medical welcomes nurse practitioner

ELKINS — Emmylou McDaniel, PMHNP-BC, who has worked in healthcare for the last 16 years, comes to Laurel Place Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit, with a wealth of experience in the field of Mental Health. McDaniel, who has an MSN in Psychiatric Mental Health from St. Louis University, did ...

Sturm selected for scholarship

ELKINS — Victoria Sturm of Clarksburg, has been awarded a $10,000 per year scholarship for a total of $40,000 over four years to Davis & Elkins College after participating in Senator Leadership & Scholarship Day in March. Sturm, a student at Robert C. Byrd High School, was ...

Datebook

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Autism education and support is goal of local family

WESTON — Throughout the month of April, the staff of Mon Health System encourages the public to learn more about autism, one of the fastest growing developmental disabilities in the United States. Supporting, educating, and advocating for autistic individuals will make a difference in the ...

Datebook

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The ...

Internship helps D&E senior realize his vocation

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College senior Lucas Sosa was looking to complete a 240-hour internship required to complete his six-hour practicum and earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Community and Corporate Health. What he gained was the realization that he could truly fulfill his ...

Therapist, department director set to retire

WESTON – Respiratory therapist Diane Ocheltree is retiring from Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) after 43 years of service. Ocheltree has been the Respiratory Department Director since 1992. She will be missed dearly by her staff and coworkers. “Ms. Ocheltree ...

Elkins City Hall News

ELKINS — Council “lays the levy” and appoints two new firefighters at a special meeting on Tuesday. Also meeting this week are council’s Rules & Ordinances Committee and Municipal Properties Committee and the Elkins Sanitary Board. Street sweeping starts Monday and there is an Earth ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following property transfers were recorded in the Randolph County Clerk’s office: Joseph Gainer to Jessica Robert Winning, property, Montrose District, no monetary consideration. Ronald V. Healy to David K. Will, property, Leadsville District, $50,000. Executor of the estate of Sue ...

Lion’s Club co-hosting fundraiser

ELKINS — In a normal year, the Tygart Valley Lion’s Club sponsors many community events and co-hosts the annual Rifle Rally fundraiser to sponsor its programming and scholarships. This year, things have had to be done differently. “Every year, we partner up with the Rich Mountain ...

Hospital adds Hematology Clinic

WESTON — For 22 years, nurse Marcie Stump made a difference in the lives of the patients at Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) in Weston. Her love of her patients and of medicine culminated in her graduation as a nurse practitioner in the fall of 2020. She then began ...

ERCC receives old-fashioned organ

ELKINS — The halls throughout Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center will now be filled with the melodic sounds of an antique organ thanks to a recent donation. The 1850 oak pump organ is the newest addition of the facility’s musical ensemble and will be played for the residents as ...

Lions Club welcomes District Governor

ELKINS — The Elkins Lions Club welcomed District Governor John Mason at the Steer Steakhouse Monday. The District Governor started his speech by sharing the international theme for the year, “United in Kindness and Diversity,” and the District Governor’s theme: “In A World ...

Spring Rail Trail clean up planned

ELKINS — A spring clean up event is planned on the Allegheny Highlands Trail April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by Highlands Trail Foundation, the Springtime Rail Trail Clean Up will help make the trail more enjoyable for running, walking and biking this spring and summer. “The ...