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Randolph County assessor releases information

ELKINS — Randolph County Assessor Phyllis K. Yokum released the following information this week regarding the field review or real estate within the Valley Bend District, Beverly District, Beverly Corporation and Elkins Corporation. “Appraisers for tax purposes from the Randolph County ...

Cancellations & Postponements

CANCELLATIONS FISH FRY: Knights of Columbus Council 603’s annual fish fry scheduled for Friday, March 27 and April 3 at St. Brendan Catholic Church has been canceled. SOURDOUGH BUCKWHEAT AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Sourdough buckwheat and pancake breakfast scheduled for Saturday at the Beverly ...

Cortland Acres welcomes new Certified Nursing Assistant graduates

THOMAS — At Cortland Acres, Certified Nursing Assistants, or CNA as they are more commonly known, are very special people and are the front line of care for the residents. They act as personal assistants, best friends and confidants as they provide the necessary care for daily living. ...

W.Va. Senior Centers share meal, services update

WV Press Association CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Directors of Senior and Community Services, providers of senior services, are monitoring the ever-changing Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, and its effect on the state’s senior population. In the days and months ahead, the WVDSCS will ...

Yard of the Month winners honored

ELKINS — Yard of the Month winners from 2019 were presented with award certificates and gift cards to Mary’s Greenhouse at the March meeting of Emma Scott Garden Club. Honorees included: Jeff and Debbie Welschonce, Sance and Becky Canfield, Otterbein United Methodist Church, Mary Lou ...

Returns, interest high for unclaimed property

CHARLESTON — State Treasurer John Perdue’s Unclaimed Property Division has returned $13.2 million to state residents this fiscal year, a number soon to be boosted by recent claim applications. Following a $1.8 million check presentation to a Bluefield-area man on Feb. 28, claims filed on ...

Temporary traffic delay set to begin

ELKINS — The Division of Highways has announced the temporary delay of traffic along Randolph County U.S. 33, also known as Randolph Avenue in Elkins, beginning Tuesday through Friday. The delay will occur daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from the Davis Sixth Street intersection to the Kerens ...

Alderson Broaddus University begins 150th anniversary celebrations

PHILIPPI — On March 3, Dr. James “Tim” Barry, president of Alderson Broaddus University, kicked-off a year-long celebration of AB’s 150th anniversary. During the press conference, students, faculty and staff gathered in Burbick Hall to celebrate the University’s 150th ...

Independent pharmacies launching their own Medicare-D plan

MORGANTOWN - Who better to design a patient-centered, pharmacy-friendly pharmacy benefit plan than a pharmacist? That’s the premise behind a new Medicare-D plan making its debut this fall thanks to a group of independent pharmacists who got sick of being pushed around by the largest ...

RCS educators attend Math4Life Conference

Teachers and administrators from Randolph County Schools attended a hands-on workshop March 10 at the Days In Conference Center in Flatwoods. The session was hosted by Dr. Jo Boaler and designed to assist educators with understanding and promoting mathematical mindsets and incorporating ...

SBA to provide up to $2M in Disaster Assistance Loans

WASHINGTON — SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small ...

Elkins City Hall News

ELKINS — Monday sees the regular meeting of the Elkins Sanitary Board at 3:15 p.m. The sanitary board oversees the city’s wastewater (i.e., sewage) collection system and treatment plant. At this week’s meeting, the board will hear an update on the upcoming Phase II Sewer Project and ...

Generation Randolph announces events

ELKINS — Generation Randolph, an affiliate of Generation West Virginia, invites young people ages 18 to 40 who live, work, or study in or near Randolph County to consider joining their board. They also invite the public to attend their 2020 events, including St. Patrick’s Day Brunch on ...

Teen summit applications available

Youth Leadership Association Entrepreneurship Summit is open to high school students of all ages. Student participants will spend a week at the Horseshoe Leadership Center developing their entrepreneurship, leadership, and communication skills. The summit prepares teens to fulfill their ...

Upshur County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Upshur County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, assorted cereals, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; lunch — Popcorn chicken, oven fries, broccoli with cheese, sliced peaches, whole wheat roll, fresh ...

March is Social Work Month

BELINGTON — Mountain Hospice is helping celebrate Social Work Month in March and the beginning of a new decade with the theme “Social Workers: Generations Strong” and activities design to honor the positive contributions of social workers over generations. The Social Work Month campaign ...

Purple Majesties Red Hats host luncheon

ELKINS — The Elkins Purple Majesties Red Hats held their monthly luncheon March 9 at Mama Mia’s Restaurant in Elkins. The event was hosted by Duchesses Sherri White, Diane Wade and Lois Matlick. Thank you, ladies, for a lovely St. Patrick’s Day themed luncheon. After a short business ...

The Health Plan will waive costs for COVID-19 testing

WHEELING—The Health Plan announced today it will cover the cost of copays, co-insurance, and deductibles for COVID-19 testing for all Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid lines of business when recommended by a medical professional. “Our exclusive independent lab provider, LabCorp is making ...

Randolph County Schools Menu

The following is next week’s menus for Randolph County Schools’ breakfasts and lunches: Monday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs and toast, whole wheat cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice and milk; Lunch — Cook’s choice, fresh fruit, garden bar and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Fruit strudel, ...

Employees honored at Pilgrim’s plant

MOOREFIELD — Jenise Wolfe has been honored as the November 2019 Team Member of the Month for the Pilgrim’s Moorefield fresh plant. Wolfe works in the Dapec 2 department on day shift and has worked for the company since May 7, 2007. “Jenise gives 110% every day and shows initiative by ...