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LEGO Club set to return

PHILIPPI — After a winter hiatus, the Philippi Public Library will resume hosting LEGO Club for teens and children ages 3 and older. The first meeting will be scheduled from 4 to 5:30 p.m. March 8, and the gatherings will continue on the second Thursday of each month through May. For ...

Citizens Bank gives bonuses to employees

ELKINS — Citizens Bank of West Virginia issued a bonus of $1,000 to each of its 66 employees recently, joining a number of U.S. companies to pass along savings from the federal tax reform to its staff. The announcement was made in a surprise staff meeting by the bank’s president and ...

Tucker County Senior Center News

Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game The center is setting up a trip to Pittsburgh to see the Pirates play the Chicago Cubs on Aug. 1. This will be an overnight trip. They need to know an exact number by Thursday. Anyone who is interested should call the Parsons Center at 304-478-2423. The ...

AmeriCorps works for West Virginia

CHARLESTON — Volunteer West Virginia has announced the release of their 2017 Annual Report. The report highlights how volunteer programs, like AmeriCorps, are tackling some of West Virginia’s toughest challenges — creating jobs, helping veterans, mentoring youth and more. According to ...

Gasoline demand dips; gas prices drop

PITTSBURGH — At $2.52, the national gas price average is the cheapest pump price seen this February. The national gas price average for the month of February is $2.56, which is 29 cents more expensive than the $2.28 average of February 2017. On the week, gas prices decreased 1 ...

Program designed to encourage giving

PHILIPPI — In 1996, the West Virginia Legislature established the Neighborhood Investment Program. It is designed to encourage charitable giving to local nonprofit organizations to increase the capacity of such organizations to serve low-income persons who are living in highly distressed ...

United Way to host luncheon

ELKINS — Nearing the end of United Way of Randolph County’s fundraising campaign, organization representatives hope to reach their goal with an Italian meatball hoagie luncheon. The fundraiser is set at the Elkins YMCA from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. The signature meatballs are being ...

Exhibit features art inspired by W.Va. cities

CHARLESTON — A ceramic pot inspired by a bridge in Wheeling and a rug made with punch needles are among the body of work created by the Tamarack Foundation’s first Emerging Artist Fellows now on display at Taylor Books’ Annex Gallery in Charleston. Graphic designer Rosalie Haizlett ...

D&E president, choir to tour churches

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College President Chris A. Wood and the College Concert Choir will share their faith with three West Virginia churches throughout the coming months. The choir will perform several selections and Wood will deliver the sermon at the 11 a.m. service this Sunday at ...

Program at DMC earns continued recognition

ELKINS — The Davis Medical Center Lifeskills program has been recognized for meeting national standards for diabetes self-management education by the American Diabetes Association. The Lifeskills program is intended for qualified patients with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and is a ...

Family Care office announces move

PHILIPPI — Broaddus Family Care is getting a new home. On March 5, patients will be welcomed to a new location in Broaddus Hospital at 2 Healthcare Drive, Philippi. Currently located in the Medical Professional Building behind the hospital, the new medical office will provide patients ...

Timberline set to host 58th annual Ski Race

DAVIS — The longest-standing ski race in the southeast is set to take place March 3 and 4 at Timberline Ski Resort in Tucker County. The 58th Annual WV Governor’s Cup Ski Race will welcome both male and female competitors in multiple categories. “Racers come from all over,” said ...

Healthy Heart event set today

ELKINS — February is American Heart Month, and Davis Medical Center wants to help local residents take charge of their health by offering a free Healthy Heart educational forum from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the ground floor cafeteria overflow. “We’re providing insight and guidance from ...

College creates competitive bagpipe band

ELKINS — Davis & Elkins College and the West Virginia Highlanders of Davis & Elkins College are growing their tradition with the establishment of a competition bagpipe program that offers a scholarship opportunity to new and current students. Recruiting efforts are currently ...

D&E earns award for professional programming

ELKINS — Recognized numerous times by Colleges of Distinction for its innovative approach to education, Davis & Elkins College has been honored further for its expert blending of the liberal arts with professional programming in business and education. For years, students across the ...

Voter registration event set at D&E

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College political science club, Polis, will host a voter registration event from 4-7 p.m. today in The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum in Myles Center for the Arts. Pizza will be available. “A lot of students think that politics is irrelevant to their life, ...

DOH announces local road closure

ELKINS — The Division of Highways recently announce the temporary closure of Randolph County Route 13, Lantz Road, near the Barbour County line Thursday for slide repair. The closure will occur at milepost 1.60, approximately 1.60 miles north of county route 151, old U.S. 33. The roadway ...

D&E Debate Team plans event today

ELKINS — The Davis & Elkins College Speech and Debate Team will host a public debate at 7 p.m. today in Eshleman Science Center 400. The topic is “Davis & Elkins College Should Create a Black Student Union.” The event is free and open to the public. Senior Emily Coffman, ...