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Free events set in Beverly

BEVERLY — The Lemuel Chenoweth Heritage and Arts Association is hosting house tours and a free lecture series called “Fiddle Songs, Civil War Tunes and Early Recordings” on Lemuel Chenoweth Day, Saturday, at the Lemuel Chenoweth House in Beverly. Lemuel Chenoweth Day celebrates the life ...

Amateur radio ‘Field Day’ slated

PARSONS — Members of the Mountain State Transmitters Amateur Radio Club and Tucker County ARES will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise Saturday and Sunday at Camp Kidd, just outside of Parsons. Residents interested in learning more about amateur radio are ...

Randolph County students receive scholarships

Four students from Randolph County recently received scholarships from the Tucker Community Foundation. Natalie Josimovich, Talan Schoonover, Olivia Ferguson and Shaina Morgan were among the area students both currently in college and recent high school graduates to recently receive a ...

Free Kids Day at Adaland barn offered

PHILIPPI — Kids and adults alike will watch demonstrations and learn about heritage skills during Saturday’s Kids Day at the Barn at Adaland Mansion. This special day designed to introduce guests to variety of heritage skills is set from 1 to 3 p.m. at Adaland’s barn. Weaving and ...

Theatre wins award

ELKINS — The Gandy Dancer Theatre has been awarded for the fifth time in a row the “TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.” For the past three years, the theater remained No. 1 on TripAdvisor for things to do in Elkins, officials report. G’na Stephens, the C.E.O. for the Gandy ...

Club hosts annual plant sale

TENNERTON — The Fred Brooks Garden Club hosted its annual plant sale open to the public at the regular meeting May 21 at Tennerton United Methodist Church. After a short business meeting, club member Libby Randall was the auctioneer for the evening. She took bids on a wide variety of ...

Heritage Days set to feature presentations

BEVERLY — Don’t be surprised if you happen to see early settlers, Yankees, Confederates, Allies, Axis, wives and civilians from throughout the centuries on the streets of Beverly this July. No, you haven’t entered a time machine, but Beverly Heritage Days: Centuries of History does ...

Area resident accepted into honors program

BETHANY — An area resident is among the six incoming freshmen selected to join the Bethany College Honors Program. Dalton Hunter Tenney of Buckhannon was chosen to receive a $23,000 annual scholarship. A 2018 graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School, he is the son of Roger and Bonnie ...

ECA students visit Washington, D.C.

ELKINS — Elkins Christian Academy’s students year-end trip this year was a tour of Washington D.C. Students and staff toured the Air & Space Museum, History Museum, Holocaust Museum, Ford’s Theater and Peterson House. The group also took the Moonlight Trolley night tour to see ...

Highlanders now accepting new members

ELKINS — The West Virginia Highlanders of Davis & Elkins College is currently accepting new members for the community band and has changed its practice schedule in an effort to make it more convenient for those who would like to join. Formed in Elkins in 1947, the Highlanders, wearing ...

PBHS enrolls six in Youth Leadership Camp

PHILIPPI — Six students from Philip Barbour High School are enrolled for a week-long camping experience at YMCA Camp Horseshoe in Tucker County focused on leadership training and the Free Enterprise System. Students were divided into small groups upon arrival in order to compete in ...

Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School announces honor roll

Administrators at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the fourth quarter grading period. Those earning the distinction for the 3.5 to 3.9 Honor Roll are: Sixth grade — Victoria Adams, Braylon Anderson, Garrett Ball, Alivia ...

Novelist to speak at library

ELKINS — Writer Jack W. Lewis, the author of “Storm Coming: A Novel of the Civil War in Western Virginia,” will present “Birth Pains of a New State” in honor of West Virginia Day on Thursday, at the Elkins–Randolph County Public Library beginning at 5 p.m. Hunter Lesser, ...

Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School releases honor roll

Hambleton — Administrators at Tucker Valley Elementary Middle School have announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period. Those earning the distinction for the Honor Roll are: Sixth grade — Blaike Adams, Kimber Auvil, Destiny Eldridge, ...

North Central West Virginia Community Action Association posts report

North Central West Virginia Community Action Association, Inc. (NCWVCAA) has released the 2017 Annual Report. The report outlines the 2017 programs and objectives as well as defines the strategy and future direction of the agency. NCWVCAA encourages the community to visit their website at ...

H.A.S. students tour Outer Banks

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School students ended their year with a weeklong study tour to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The group visited the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island where students studied shark anatomy with the aquarium naturalists. At Festival Park on Roanoke ...

Mon Power completes work

FAIRMONT — With the hot, humid summer months expected to produce higher electric usage, Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, has completed projects, inspections, and equipment maintenance across its 34-county service territory in north central West Virginia to enhance ...

Valley Livestock 4-H Club meets at pavilion

MILL CREEK — Valley Livestock 4H Club met June 7 at the pavilion at George Ward Elementary for its monthly meeting. Members gathered and constructed 12 birdhouses. They screwed the birdhouses together and then painted each one. Each family took home a birdhouse, and the extras will be ...

Purple Majesties meet for June

PHILIPPI — The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats hosted its June meeting June 11 at Adaland Mansion in Philippi. Queen Mothers Debbie Cook and Carole Helmick presided over the meeting. Duchesses were Carolyn Lewis, Charlotte Thomas, and not pictured, Geri Rosencrance and B.J. McKenzie. ...