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Creating Cages

BEVERLY — A new nonprofit organization has been gathering donations as it seeks to create a facility that will allow local youngsters to work on their baseball and softball skills no matter the weather outside. Local resident Kelly Cooper is creating a batting cages facility at the former ...

Capito talks about U.S. withdrawal

CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito wants answers from President Joe Biden regarding the controversial pull-out of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and the growing crisis at the U.S. southern border. Capito held a virtual briefing Thursday from her Capitol Hill office with ...

FOP raising funds for youth events

ELKINS — The Seneca Trail Lodge No. 104 of the Fraternal Order of Police is gearing up for two of its annual fundraisers that support the youth of Randolph and surrounding counties. The first charity event will take place in November as the FOP will be selling American flags to be displayed ...

Buckhannon man wins full scholarship in ‘Babydog’ sweepstakes

CHARLESTON — A Buckhannon man won a full college scholarship as part of Thursday’s “Do it for Babydog: Round 2” Vaccination Sweepstakes announcements. Benjamin Currence of Buckhannon was one of five winners announced Thursday of a full four-year scholarship to any public college or ...

Blaze Investigated

BELINGTON — State officials have determined that a structure fire in Belington was the result of arson. The blaze, at a home on the corner of Hetzel Avenue and Shank Street, was reported at 5:40 a.m. Sunday morning, according to a Wednesday press release from the Belington Volunteer Fire ...

W.Va. says vaccinations misreported by the CDC

CHARLESTON — The Centers for Disease Control have been double-counting and misreporting the number of West Virginians getting COVID-19 vaccinations, state officials revealed Wednesday. They placed the percent of eligible state residents receiving at least one dose of the COVID vaccine at ...