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Randolph County man charged in firearm incident

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ELKINS — An Elkins man is facing a felony charge after allegedly shooting at another man. Joshua Scott Pierce, 35, is charged with wanton endangerment involving a firearm. According to the criminal complaint filed by Senior Patrolman C.G. Boatwright of the Elkins City Police, on April ...

Two Beverly residents charged with intent to deliver

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ELKINS — Two Beverly residents are facing felony drug charges. Lisa Dawn Andrews, 34, and Beau Shaw Roberts, 35, are both charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy. According to the criminal complaint filed by Senior Patrolman D.T. Sayre of the ...

PSC says free 811 call could save your life

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CHARLESTON — The Public Service Commission of West Virginia urges everyone to “Call Before You Dig.” By law, you are required to call West Virginia 811 at least 48 hours before you break ground on any job that involves digging. That law applies to individuals tackling home projects as ...

Welcome Center honors Volunteer of the Year

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The Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Inc. hosted its annual volunteer appreciation dinner and award ceremony on June 12. The Depot Welcome Center holds this event every year to honor their volunteer team who is integral to the success of the Welcome Center and to recognize the achievements of one ...

New Rotary club meets with district governor

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BUCKHANNON — Members of the new Rotary Club forming in Buckhannon met with Shari Messinger, the district governor for the state on Aug. 9. Messinger was installed into office on June 20 and became the first governor of District 7545, a unification of Districts 7530 and 7550 on July 1. ...

McCauley named Mayor of the Year

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BUCKHANNON — “We’re all in this together” is a phrase that Buckhannon Mayor David McCauley often uses. And when it comes to McCauley receiving the West Virginia Municipal League’s Mayor of the Year Award – he says the award belongs to Buckhannon and the people who have helped shape ...

McCuskey takes account of time in office

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CHARLESTON — John B. McCuskey — better known as J.B. — has spent the better part of three years as state auditor as a preacher for greater government transparency. At county commissions, city councils and school board meetings, McCuskey is a constant traveler of the state helping ...

United Way planning annual kickoff fundraiser

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ELKINS — The United Way of Randolph County is preparing to host its annual Campaign Kickoff Auction. The event, which will take place at First United Methodist Church in Elkins, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, with doors opening at 9 a.m. Refreshments will be available at the event. The ...

Covered Bridge Christmas committee announces dates

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Community volunteers who want to share their enthusiasm for celebrating the Christmas season in Philippi have been meeting throughout the summer months to plan the 2019 A Covered Bridge Christmas, a month-long celebration of this special secular and sacred holiday. After its early August ...

Reporter’s Notebook: The Quiet Countdown

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January 2020 might be when the actual candidate filings start, but I feel we’re all waiting on Sept. 2, 2019. That’s when my sources say U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is expected to announce whether he plans to run again for governor. Manchin could still decide not to, but I do feel like this is ...

Tysor receives Civil Air Patrol appointment

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ELKINS — Captain Deborah Tysor, a member of the Elkins Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, has recently been appointed as Public Affairs Officer of the West Virginia Wing, Civil Air Patrol. Tysor replaces Lt. Col. Jeffrey Schrock, who has been appointed as Public Affairs Officer of ...

Becoming Americans

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ELKINS — On Friday 10 new Americans were given their citizenship and with that, the freedom to pursue a life of happiness. U.S. District Judges Thomas S. Kleeh and Michael John Aloi presided over the naturalization ceremony and welcomed the new U.S. citizens. “Ladies and gentleman, ...

Justice talks economic opportunities

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HUNTINGTON — Gov. Jim Justice told mayors, city managers and council members from around the state Thursday that despite some good economic signs for the state, there was still much to be done. Justice addressed attendees of the West Virginia Municipal League’s 50th annual Conference at ...

Upshur officers arrest man for ‘bogus’ call

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BUCKHANNON — A Buckhannon man confessed to making a false 911 call that prompted the activation of the Upshur County SWAT team Wednesday on the Tallmansville Road. Danny Dalenberg, 63, was arrested for false reporting of an emergency incident, a misdemeanor, by Chief Deputy Mike Kelley ...

The Inter-Mountain earns General Excellence honors

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MORGANTOWN — The Inter-Mountain was awarded General Excellence honors in both the Advertising and Editorial competitions during the West Virginia Press Association’s 2019 Better Newspapers Contest, held last weekend at Lakeview Resort in Morgantown. The Inter-Mountain earned first ...

Upshur man enters guilty plea

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BUCKHANNON — A Buckhannon man who was set to go trial more than two years after his arrest for third-degree sexual assault and displaying obscene matter to a juvenile reached a plea agreement in Upshur County Circuit Court Thursday. Joshua Wayne DeJesus, 29, was first indicted in the ...

Elkins City Hall News

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City Hall will be abuzz with council activity next week. Starting things off Monday morning at 10 a.m. is the Public Safety Committee whose members will be talking with the Director of Woodlands Development Group regarding their Memorandum of Understanding focused on dilapidated housing. This ...

Randolph County Marriages

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The following marriages were recorded at the Randolph County Courthouse: Joshua Lee Helmick, 18, of Elkins, to Jalyssa Samone Reams, 19, of Elkins on July 13. Alexander Nicholas Johnson, 18, of Kerens, to Abigail Haley Shamer, 17, of Kerens on July 13. Rickey Adrian White, 66, of Elkins, to ...

Property Transfers

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RANDOLPH COUNTY The following deeds were recorded in the Randolph County Clerk’s office: On July 27, James P. Newhouse and Thelma L. Newhouse to Betty J. Hammonds, real estate situated in Leadsville District. On July 31, Gary J. Louk and Jennifer L. Louk to Clyde L. Bell Jr. and ...