Communities

Humane Society planning annual Woofstock event

The Randolph County Humane Society is planning its fifth annual Woofstock event. On Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Elkins City Park, this year’s event will include a Mountain State Street Machines Cruise-In, a Pickin’ in the Park Jam Session, a DNR snake exhibit, a Point ...

Bourdon and Baerga honored by Pilgrim’s

MOOREFIELD — Kenneth Bourdon has been honored as the April 2019 Team Member of the Month for the Pilgrim’s Moorefield fresh plant. Bourdon works in the sawline department on day shift and has worked for the company since July 2017. “Kenneth always takes over other duties without any ...

UA announces spring 2019 graduation list

TUSCALOOSA, AL — The University of Alabama awarded some 5,716 degrees during its spring commencement May 3-5. Among the recipients are: Tanner Caleb Carr of Moorefield, Bachelor of Science in civil engineering; and McKenna Mae Manker of Wardensville, Bachelor of Arts in communication and ...

Elkins City Hall News

The City will hit the ground running at 10 a.m. Monday next week with a jam-packed Finance Committee meeting agenda. Members will be considering the fiscal year 2020 Enterprise Fund budgets, City Hall upgrades and untended grounds of vacant properties, among other items. Later that same day, ...

Randolph County Marriages

The following marriages were recorded at the Randolph County Courthouse. Justin David George, 29, of Mabie, to Sabrina Jo George, 28, of Mabie on May5. Michael Paul Flanagan, 25, of Coalton, to Talladaga Charlotte Pennington, 20, of Coalton on May 18. Cody Shayne McSpadden, 23, of Elkins, ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following deeds were recorded in the Randolph County Clerk’s office: On June 4, Robert L. Sharp to Jonathan M. Coffman and Stacy M. Coffman, along the waters of Chenoweth Creek, Beverly District. On June 5, Dennis J. Ruth and Audrey J. Ruth to Kay E. Scott, property lying along the ...

Emma Scott Garden Club installs officers

ELKINS — The Emma Scott Garden Club met recently at Graceland Inn and Conference Center to install officers for 2019-2021. Officers are Pat Mayes, president; Barb Heasley, vice president: Christina Sanders, recording secretary; Nayoka Guthrie, corresponding secretary and Judy Guye, ...

Yokum becomes president of West Virginia Association of Counties

The West Virginia Association of Counties (WVACo) is proud to announce that Phyllis Yokum, has been named president for FY2019/2020. Yokum took office on June 3 in Tucker County, at the 2019 WVACo Spring Board Meeting. “County elected officials are the face of county government. We are ...

More than 215 students received their Marietta College diplomas

MARIETTA, OHIO — More than 215 Marietta College seniors graduated and received their degrees during the 182nd Commencement at Marietta College on May 5. The following students are among those receiving their degrees: Caleb Riggleman of Beverly completed the degree requirements for a ...

Senior farmers market nutrition vouchers are now available

CHARLESTON — Senior farmers market nutrition vouchers are now available in all 55 counties in West Virginia. Vouchers are distributed by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Vouchers can be ...

Star Quest 2019 set at Green Bank

The Central Appalachian Astronomy Club of WV and the Green Bank Observatory would like to invite the community to a special astronomy event. This upcoming event is the 16th annual Green Bank Star Quest, being held June 26-29.. It is a four-day learning event open to all ages. It is the ...

State Parks to host WV Grown Farm-to-Table Dinners

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the West Virginia Farmers Market Association, the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources and the West Virginia state parks system, will host nine West Virginia Grown farm-to-table dinners from June 15 to ...

Adams named to dean’s list at Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY — The academic honors’ dean’s list for the Spring 2019 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. The following local students have been named to Campbellsville University’s ...

Car show, parade will highlight Coalton Days

COALTON — The Coalton Days Celebration is an annual event held to celebrate the heritage and culture of the Town of Coalton and its people. This year marks the 25th anniversary of this event. On Saturday, June 15, there will be a car show, parade and soap box derby race highlighting the ...

Squadron member nominates RCB Aerospace Center for award

The Robert C. Byrd Aerospace Education Center has been nationally recognized by the Civil Air Patrol. The school was presented with the 2019 Frank G. Brewer Memorial Aerospace Award as recognition of their outstanding contributions to the advancement of youth in aerospace education. Capt ...