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Scavenger Hunt canceled

ELKINS — A Halloween Scavenger Hunt set for today has been canceled, officials said. The following press statement was released by Youth Health Service on Friday afternoon: “The Strengthening Families Center at Youth Health Service is sad to announce that the Halloween Scavenger Hunt ...

Elkins City Hall News

ELKINS — This week, there are meetings of the Elkins council’s Municipal Properties Committee, the Elkins Planning Commission, and the ad hoc Boards and Commissions Committee. On Wednesday at 9 a.m., the Municipal Properties Committee will work through an agenda including a discussion of ...

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 ...

Barbour Chamber honors businesses

Woodlands Community Lenders Inc., and the Barbour County Development Authority are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month in October. Cheryl Wolfe is the director of the Development Authority. Janet Preston is the assistant director of Woodlands Community ...

Tucker Community Foundation accepting grant applications

This year the Tucker Community Foundation will be awarding grant funding to organizations, volunteer groups, and people working to create positive change in their communities in Barbour, Grant, Mineral, Preston, Pocahontas, Randolph and Tucker counties of West Virginia, as well as Garrett ...

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 ...

Committee seeks input on ATV rule change

ELKINS — Lawmakers amended state code this year to allow ATVs and UTVs meeting certain safety requirements to be operated on public roadways, and an Elkins City Council committee is considering similar changes here. Council’s Rules & Ordinances Committee, which will decide at its ...

West Virginia Wesleyan College announces Early Scholars Program

BUCKHANNON — Tuesday, at a formal joint agreement signing in Buckhannon, the Presidents of West Virginia Wesleyan College and the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine announced the “Go D.O.” Early Scholars Program that will offer high school seniors who qualify entry to medical ...

Trick-or-Treat Times

Youth Health Service in Elkins will offer a Happy Halloween Scavenger Hunt from 1 - 4 p.m. Oct. 24. Buckhannon-Upshur High School, trick or treating from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at the school parking lot loop. Beverly, trick or treating from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Buckhannon, trick or ...

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 ...

D&E College earns ranking

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College has earned several prominent positions in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking. D&E achieved a score of 52 out of 100 possible points and is the only college in West Virginia to rank in the top 50 within its category. D&E ...

Alderson Broaddus University student publication wins scholastic press award

PHILIPPI — The Battler Columns, the student-directed newspaper of Alderson Broaddus University, received a second-place award in the annual honors by the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). One copy of each issue published from the 2019-20 academic year was submitted for review ...

St. Joseph’s welcomes surgeon

BUCKHANNON — St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. John Nguyen to the medical staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital. Dr. Nguyen received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He has special training in Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic ...

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 ...

Elkins cancels 2020 Spring Cleanup

ELKINS — The 2020 Elkins Spring Cleanup event, postponed earlier this year, has now been cancelled, city officials announced Monday. The event was postponed during the spring for safety reasons and now will not be rescheduled during 2020. The initial postponement came during the first month ...

Registration open for annual Turkey Trot

Barbour Community Health Association is preparing for its ninth annual Belington Wellness Center Turkey Trot 5k and Fun Run. This annual event helps raise money for the Heart and Hand House Food Pantry and Belington Presbyterian Church. Each year, the Turkey Trot event accepts donations and ...

Justice announces sponsorship

CHARLESTON — As West Virginians prepare for the long holiday weekend ahead, Gov. Jim Justice is announcing today a sponsorship program urging drivers to curb distracted driving. The West Virginia Department of Transportation’s Parkways Authority has partnered with Encova Insurance to ...