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Butler recognized with award

ELKINS — Garrett Butler, MD, Davis Medical Center physician, was recently recognized by the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine for his outstanding guidance and mentoring of medical students. “Dr. Butler has gone above and beyond for our class. For every patient, he goes over ...

Coalton Days pageant slated

COALTON — The 2018 Coalton Days Tween/Teen pageant, pageant will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Coalton School. Teen candidates are: Brooklynn Howell, 14, daughter of Sonny and Amanda Howell. Macey Mahanes, 14, daughter of Andrew Mahanes Jr. and Shonnette Biller. Hanna Wolford, 14, ...

Local students named to GSC Honor List

GLENVILLE — Daniel Crawford and Kathlyne Simmons, both of Elkins, Kayla Palmer of Montrose, Belinda Lewis of Buckhannon and Casey Orsburn of Tallmansville have been named to the Glenville State College Vice President’s Honor List for the spring 2018 semester. To be named to the GSC Vice ...

Garden Club celebrates Arbor Day

BUCKHANNON — The Fred Brooks Garden Club celebrated National Arbor Day by sponsoring the planting of four trees in the Fred Brooks Park on May 4, assisted by students of Buckhannon-Academy School fourth grade class and Rob Barbor, city of Buckhannon horticulturist. Two apple trees were ...

Reed receives Broaddus Hospital Scholarship

PHILIPPI — A Philip Barbour High School Senior is receiving some help with pursuing her career goal in radiation oncology. Sarah D. Reed, daughter of Anthony and Stephanie Reed of Moatsville, was awarded the Broaddus Hospital Scholarship for $1,200 through the Barbour County Community ...

Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party scheduled for June 29

CANAAN VALLEY — Tickets are on sale now for the 29th annual Uncle Sam’s Birthday Party hosted by the Tucker Community Foundation featuring a $5,000 jackpot. This popular elimination style dinner will be held on June 29 at Canaan Valley Resort. Social hour starts at 5:15 p.m. followed by ...

Temporary road closure announced

ELKINS— The state Division of Highways announces the temporary closure of Pheasant Run Road in Randolph County and Shavers Fork Road in Tucker County from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through June 20 for pavement resurfacing, weather permitting. The 7.22-mile closure will occur between milepost ...

Arts and Humanities Council set to meet

PHILIPPI — Barbour County Arts & Humanities Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Philippi Public Library. Judy Buckner Larry, president of the council stated, “The purpose of the meeting is to revitalize the council and to seek additional membership.” The non-profit ...

Artist’s work featured in Aurora Project

URORA — The Aurora Project is honored to exhibit the recent work of West Virginia artist Joan Crawford. Joan Crawford was born and raised in Hubbard, Ohio, and “Ravens Ring Island” in West Virginia has been her home for many years. She received a B.F.A. from Moore College of Art in ...

Contest rocking Green Bean Celebration

BUCKHANNON —The annual Green Bean Celebration is rocking Upshur County with painted green bean rocks. Local artist Ashlyn Hoak has hand-painted a bucket-full of rocks for officials to hide and for the public to find. This year there is a new twist. If you find a specially marked stone, ...

Marshall University announces dean’s list

HUNTINGTON — The names of Marshall University students who made the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester are: Shayna J. Rexrode and Sierra E. Rexrode of Philippi; Lauren J. Harman of Lahmansville; Stephen J. Durham, Preston R. Evick and Rock A.Evick of Franklin; Shianne R. ...

Coalton Days Schedule

COALTON — The schedule for the 24th annual Coalton Days Celebration 2018 has been announced. The theme for this year’s celebration “Majestic Nights.” The schedule is as follows: Thursday 7 p.m., Teen Miss Coalton Pageant, Coalton School Saturday 7 a.m., Registration - Vince ...

DAR celebrates with museum

BEVERLY — Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) members recently attended a program and reception at the Randolph County Museum in Beverly to celebrate the completion of the installation of a climate control system in the museum. The installation project was funded with a DAR ...

D&E awards scholarship to EHS students

ELKINS — Elkins High School students received the Highlands Scholarship to Davis & Elkins College during the school’s annual awards ceremony. The distinctive Highlands Scholar Program provides a significant tuition discount to West Virginia students with a cumulative GPA of at ...

Center invites home buyers to celebration

ELKINS — There is lots to celebrate this month at the HomeOwnership Center. June is national home ownership month, and as would be expected, this always is a matter of celebration at the HomeOwnership Center. One way the organization celebrates each year is by cutting in half the cost of ...

EHS Ag classes work on grounds

ELKINS — Every year all the agriculture classes at Elkins High School work to make the grounds look neat and attractive for graduation day. This year was no different and after weeks of weeding, sweeping, raking and spreading mulch the entrance was ready for the arrival of family and ...

Coalton Elementary releases honor roll

COALTON — Administrators at Coalton Elementary 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: Third grade — Summer Bradley, Keisha Caynor, Lincoln Daetwyler, Olivia ...

Church ships household items overseas

ELKINS — Pastor Mike House and the members of the Ambassador Baptist Church have collected more than 20,000 pounds of household items for shipment overseas. Through the generous donations of individuals and other ministries, House and his congregation are able to ship several tons of ...