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Valley Livestock 4-H Club hears presentation on rabbits

MILL CREEK — Valley Livestock 4-H Club hosted a meeting March 1 at the Russell Memorial Library in Mill Creek. After a short business meeting, members were able to enjoy a presentation by Jaylin Toler and her mother, Katelyn Toler, which focused on taking care of rabbits. The ...

Adult education course open

PARSONS — Tucker County Adult Education can help folks prepare for the career they’ve always wanted. The program can help participants develop a winning resume, learn effective job interviewing skills and even get professional certifications in customer service and Microsoft ...

D&E’s Lanham to speak at conference

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College Curator of Special Collections Mark Lanham will be among presenters at the West Virginia Association of Museums Annual Conference and Meeting set for March 21-24 in Charleston. The conference brings together museum professionals to discuss new ideas ...

Opera House performance coming up Saturday

MARLINTON — The Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome the Bing Brothers featuring Jake Krack to its stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. For more than 40 years, The Bing Brothers band members have played their hard-driving brand of string band music from Canada to Florida, from Spain to ...

Free Day of Play planned Saturday in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN — On Saturday, Get Moving! Inc. will host its fifth annual Day of Play event at the West Virginia University Football Indoor Practice Facility. The event promotes physical activity and healthy lifestyles through exercise and nutrition to children. The program invites former West ...

Students tour Huttonsville Correctional Center

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College Criminology Association got a first-hand look at the West Virginia prison system with a recent visit to Huttonsville Correctional Center. The student club members, mostly criminology majors, and their advisor, Assistant Professor of Criminology ...

ERCC expands physical therapy programs

ELKINS— Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center is adding three innovative physical therapy programs in order to provide new ways to offer care to residents and members of the community through an ongoing partnership with Odyssey Rehabilitation. The short- and long-term care facility in ...

School presents annual food fair

ELKINS — Highland Adventist School students hosted their annual International Food Fair recently, presenting a wide variety of tasty dishes from around the world. Student teams chose an international culture, researched the food from that region, decorated and prepared food booths and ...

D&E introduces minor in faith and public policy

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College students will have a new opportunity to delve deeper into the ethics of political and social thought. With support from alumnus and trustee David Morrison and his wife, Phebe Novakovic, the college has introduced a minor in faith and public policy. Dr. ...

Special service to honor new pastor

BUCKHANNON — The Church of the Living God of Buckhannon officially announces the appointment of Jamie Gifford as associate pastor. Gifford was ordained in June 2016 with the People’s Full Gospel Mission of Lorraine, Ohio, and has served in many capacities of ministries. He has led small ...

Roboski to take part in ballet performances

ELKINS — When it comes to dancing, Will Roboski is familiar with many forms. The director of the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble student dance team and a 2017 D&E alumnus, Roboski will perform with the Charleston Ballet today and Saturday. In the full-length ...

Health events set to resume

BELINGTON — Barbour Community Health Association continues to expand its community health services throughout the region, and one of its popular programs is marking its 10th anniversary. The association’s Physical Activity and Nutrition in the Community (P.A.N.I.C.) program is a ...

Parsons seniors crowned as royalty

PARSONS — Parsons Senior Center hosted a Winter Hearts Celebration Feb. 22. Because this was a year for the Olympic Games, the Parsons Senior Center was filled with a variety of fun Olympic tabletop games for the participants. They were able to do cross-country skiing, ice hockey, the ...

Families sought as D&E hosts

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College is looking for area families or individuals to volunteer for the Host Family Program for international students. Director of International Student Services Lowe Del Aviles said participation in the program provides a rewarding experience for the families ...

Local cadet completes academy requirements

KINGWOOD — The Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy is pleased to announce that Cadet Erik Tyler Winans, the son of Robert and Tonya Winans of Huttonsville, has completed the requirements for graduation. Cadet Winans is one of 153 graduates from 35 counties across the state of West Virginia. ...

Tucker Girl Scout troops prepare for cookie events

PARSONS — The delivery truck arrived this week, and Girl Scouts of Tucker County will begin delivery of cookies to customers who have preordered. Others who wish to purchase cookies will be able to visit the cookie booths to be set up throughout the county by members of Troop 10028 in ...

College students offer free tax preparation

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College accounting and finance majors are gaining real-world experience while helping community members in need of their skills. As participants in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, the students are providing free tax return preparation. Students are ...

D&E College announces third internship

ELKINS — The partnership among the Davis & Elkins College Division of Business and Entrepreneurship, the Center for Railway Tourism at Davis & Elkins College and Washington, D.C., Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society is continuing to grow with the creation of a third ...

Mountain Valley Bank maintains five-star rating

ELKINS — The bank rating firm BauerFinancial, of Coral Gables, Florida, has announced that Mountain Valley Bank N.A., of Elkins, has once again secured a five-star rating. A five-star rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and ...

Free meeting set to feature foresters

ELKINS — The Randolph County Extension Office is hosting a “meet and greet” event with local foresters from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 8. The evening will feature various topics of woodland ownership and refreshments. The agenda is set to include: • 6 p.m. — Introduction/Woodland ...