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Wesleyan to host economics forum

BUCKHANNON — “The West Virginia Economy and Well-Being in the Mountain State” will launch the Thomas H. Albinson School of Business at West Virginia Wesleyan College’s Frank Bayard/Kumaran Nair Economics Forum Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in Culpepper Auditorium in the Virginia Thomas Law ...

83rd Mountain State Forest Festival

Sponsored by: Polino Contracting Inc. Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Director General Robin Miller Queen Silvia LXXXIII — Kaitlin Smith Antique Cars Industrial Unit & Log Truck Division 1 Semi/Industrial Carter Roag/Met Invest 2 Semi/Industrial Cuptane LP Gas Company 3 ...

Wesleyan student studies in Indonesia

BUCKHANNON — Thanks to the generous support of the Honorable Robin Jean Davis International Scholarship, Buckhannon native Riley Queen recently completed an unforgettable four-week study abroad program in Bali, Indonesia. Through the Upskill Study Program at Udayana University, which ...

Road Closure

BURLINGTON — The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that the Junior Kite Bridge on Patterson Creek Road, Grant County Route 5, will be closed to traffic beginning as early as Wednesday, Oct. 9. The bridge closure, located approximately 0.7 mile north of the intersection with state ...

MSFF Parade Seats

ELKINS REBEKAH LODGE: Randolph Avenue at the 911 Center across from Tomblyn Funeral Home. To reserve chairs, call Helen Jones at 304-614-6446. IZAAK WALTON LEAGUE OF AMERICA: Davis Avenue in front of Pioneer Insurance Agency for Fireman’s Parade and Grand Feature Parade, Oct. 4 and 5. To ...

Photo exhibit unveiled in Tucker

THOMAS — Titles such as “Rain Drop”, “Sundews on Dolly Sods,” “Canaan Valley Spring Morning” and “Water Under the Bridge” are just a few of the awe-inspiring images unveiled at the fourth annual Photography Exhibit at Cortland Acres last Thursday evening. While the titles ...

Urologist joins Davis Medical Center team

ELKINS — Dr. Thomas B. Benz, urologist, has joined Davis Medical Center and will begin seeing patients in October. His medical practice is located on the first floor of the DMC Outpatient Center in Elkins. “We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Benz,” said Davis Health System Chief ...

Buckweat Feed planned Sunday

BEVERLY — The public is invited to enjoy buckwheat cakes during the annual Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA buckwheat feed on Sunday, Oct. 6. These unique cakes will be served from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at the clubhouse, approximately 6 miles straight up Files Creek Road in Beverly, just follow the ...

Wesleyan student interns at West Virginia Development Office

BUCKHANNON — Hannah Jones, a senior business and international studies major at West Virginia Wesleyan College, recently completed a summer internship with the West Virginia Development Office International Business Division. During her internship, she assisted West Virginia businesses in ...

Art in the Park dedication set

ELKINS — MAD board members, city officials, students and their families will gather Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. to dedicate four new students’ murals to the city of Elkins. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy local student artwork. The artwork chosen for the project was selected at The ...

Noted Korean minister to speak at Buckhannon Presbyterian Church

BUCKHANNON — Peacemaker Moon-Sook Lee will be in the pulpit of the Buckhannon Presbyterian Church at 10 a.m. Sunday. Moon-Sook Lee is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea. She has been an active ecumenical advocate for gender justice (including the full ...

Veterans Day Parade scheduled

ELKINS — American Legion Post 28 will sponsor the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 9. Line-up will be at noon on Davis Avenue by Southern States and in the parking lot across the street. The parade will step-off at 1 p.m. proceeding down Davis Avenue, turning left onto Fourth Street by Elkins ...

Mooney announces $750K in grant funding

ELKINS — Congressman Alex Mooney welcomed $750,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities grant initiative. This grant will allow the Randolph County Housing Authority, in collaboration with the Randolph County Workforce ...

Palmer graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kayla M. Palmer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical ...

Wesleyan band to perform in MSFF parade

BUCKHANNON — Logan Lindsey, marching band director at West Virginia Wesleyan College announces that the Bobcat Marching Band will be performing in the 2019 Mountain State Forest Festival Grand Feature Parade which begins at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 5 in Elkins. This will be the ...

Legacy Barger receives scholarship from Ohio EPA

ELKINS — Sixteen environmental science and engineering students have been awarded scholarships to study at Ohio colleges and universities through Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund. “Congratulations to the recipients of these scholarships,” said Gov. Mike DeWine. “I look ...

Church to host three nights of healing, teaching and music

PARSONS — First United Methodist Church in Parsons will sponsor a special Weekend of Healing with the Rev. Kay Lowther. Nightly services begin at 7 p.m. Friday and continue through Sunday with a Sunday morning service at 10 a.m. If you or someone you know has a physical, emotional or ...