Communities

Broaddus WoundCare opens

PHILIPPI — Broaddus Hospital has announced the opening of Broaddus WoundCare, which offers comprehensive care for patients with non-healing wounds. Emily Starks, FNP is a provider at Broaddus WoundCare and explains how wounds that do not heal properly may indicate an underlying health ...

Council seeking grant proposals

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking proposals for its upcoming Sept. 1 grant deadline. Four grant categories will be offered to nonprofit organizations that support educational programming. A description of each category follows: Major grants. This category ...

Wesleyan grad receives special honor

BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan College alumna, Judie Hain Reemsnyder ’70, recently received the Joan Perry Boatwright Loyalty Award at Alpha Delta Pi’s Sorority’s Grand Convention. It is the highest award an alumna member can receive. Recipients are selected for their active ...

Roby takes on dual role at Davis & Elkins

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College alumna Kelsie Roby has been appointed enrollment advisor and athletics liaison at her alma mater. As an enrollment advisor, Roby assists prospective students and their families in Barbour, Randolph and Upshur counties learn more about a liberal arts ...

Post 29 reaches 100% membership for 2019

ELKINS — H.W. Daniels Post 29 of The American Legion has reached 100% membership for the year 2019 by reaching 462 members. The last time Post 29 made 100% membership was under Commander Aaron Cardinal in 2012. “For the Post to reach this accomplishment during our centennial year is ...

ABU students sweep public relations awards

PHILIPPI — Alderson Broaddus University students and faculty received 23 awards at the Public Relations Society of America-West Virginia Chapter’s Crystal Awards Gala in Morgantown on June 19. Dr. Jim Owston, AB mass communication professor, and his daughter Lora, a 2019 AB graduate, took ...

Robert Erdin joins SJMH staff

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Weston, is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Erdin, III, M.D., to the staff of physicians. The orthopedic surgeon will be practicing at Weston Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center, located at 29 Hospital Plaza in Weston. Erdin received ...

Randolph County Girls State attendees thank sponsors

ELKINS — The young women who were privileged to experience Rhododendron Girls State are very grateful for their sponsors because without their support, it would not have been possible for them to attend Girls State. Presley Bates from Coalton was sponsored by Randolph County Retired ...

Randolph County Property Transfers

The following property transfers were recorded at the Randolph County Courthouse: On June 5, Richard R. Adams and Jodi E. Betz-Adams to Charles M. Ratliff and Judy L. Casstevens, real estate located on the west side of Gandy Creek near Whitmer, situated in Dry Fork District. On June 15, ...

Randolph County Marriages

The following marriages were recorded at the Randolph County Courthouse: Robert Allen Friel, Jr., 30, of Huttonsville, to Brittany Suzanne Pritt, 29, of Mill Creek on June 21. Ernest Joseph Johnston, 42, of Elkins, to Jamie Leigh Palmer, 41, of Elkins on June 13. Justen Ray Duffield, ...

Elkins City Hall News

Interested citizens will find a variety of meetings to attend next week at City Hall and elsewhere around town. Monday at 3:15 p.m. the Sanitary Board convenes in room 212 to discuss ongoing sewer related projects. The Policeman’s Civil Service Commission meets Tuesday at 11 a.m., also in ...

Elkins Lions Club installs officers

The Elkins Lion Club installed officers at a ceremony held at the Beverly United Methodist Church June 24. A dinner prepared by the Women Circle of the Church was enjoyed, and the installation of the officers followed. John Vallelonga, past district governor, presided over the ...

Department of Agriculture announces Spay and Neuter awards

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has announced the 2019 grantees under the West Virginia Spay and Neuter Assistance Program. There were 71 applicants requesting more than $850,235 in grant funding. Fifty-five projects will receive a total of $419,766 in state ...

Experience Learning announces Spruce Knob Kite Festival

CIRCLEVILLE — Experience Learning, a non-profit organization based in Pendleton County, will host the first annual Spruce Knob Kite Festival on their Spruce Knob Mountain Center campus Saturday from 1-5 p.m. This festival is free and open to the public. The New Era Kite Club will be ...

Newcome graduates with honors

Branden Newcome, 2015 Buckhannon-Upshur High School alumni, graduated from West Virginia University-Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources May 11 with summa cum lauda honors. Newcome graduated with an overall GPA of 3.9 and graduated from WVU’s Honors College on ...

Little Miss Beverly Pageant set Saturday

BEVERLY — The Little Miss Beverly Pageant will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Beverly Elementary School. Contestants include: Oakleigh Rose Moats, 5 months, daughter of Francesca Hinchman and Stephan Moats II of Moatsville. She is being sponsored by D.J. and Kathy Hinchman. Hanley ...

Arts Center hosts artist retrospective

ELKINS — The Arts Center will host an opening reception for a retrospective of a lifetime of work by artist Joan Crawford today from 5-7 p.m. This exhibit spans over 60 years of art in almost every medium, from paintings, to painted fabric, to sculpture. This reception is free and ...